SEHK:1044

Stock Analysis Report

Hengan International Group

Executive Summary

Hengan International Group Company Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures, distributes, and sells personal hygiene products in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Hengan International Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 1044 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.2%

1044

-3.7%

HK Personal Products

-2.7%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-8.8%

1044

-6.5%

HK Personal Products

-8.5%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1044 matched the Hong Kong Personal Products industry which returned -6.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1044 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1044IndustryMarket
7 Day-5.2%-3.7%-2.7%
30 Day-3.3%-6.4%-3.1%
90 Day11.9%2.8%2.4%
1 Year-4.7%-8.8%-3.2%-6.5%-5.2%-8.5%
3 Year1.7%-9.6%-3.9%-12.9%12.0%0.7%
5 Year-20.4%-33.8%-23.1%-34.4%14.1%-4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hengan International Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Hengan International Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 1044 (HK$59.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$82.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1044 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1044 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.3x) compared to the Personal Products industry average (17.2x).

PE vs Market: 1044 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.3x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 1044 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1044 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.8x) compared to the HK Personal Products industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Hengan International Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?

7.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 1044's forecast earnings growth (7.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: 1044's earnings (7.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (11.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 1044's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 1044's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 1044's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 1044's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.1%)


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Past Performance

How has Hengan International Group performed over the past 5 years?

5.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1044 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 1044's current net profit margins (17.6%) are lower than last year (19.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1044's earnings have grown by 5.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 1044's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 1044 had negative earnings growth (-4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Personal Products industry average (-5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst 1044's Return on Equity (21.64%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is Hengan International Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1044's short term assets (CN¥30.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥23.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: 1044's short term assets (CN¥30.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥4.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1044's debt to equity ratio (139.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 1044's debt to equity ratio has increased from 131.7% to 139.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1044's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.3%).

Interest Coverage: 1044 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 1044 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 1044's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).


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Dividend

What is Hengan International Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.23%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 1044's dividend (4.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.34%).

High Dividend: 1044's dividend (4.07%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.42%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 1044's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 1044's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (70.6%), 1044's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 1044's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (68.5% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Lin-Chit Hui (66yo)

CN¥1,165,000

Compensation

Mr. Lin Chit Hui serves as a Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hengan International Group Company Limited and has been its Executive Director since August 26, 1998. Mr. Hui is responsible for  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lin-Chit's total compensation ($USD165.91K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD611.27K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Lin-Chit's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Man Bok Sze
Chairman of the Board0yrsCN¥367.00k20.09% CN¥14.3b
Lin-Chit Hui
Executive Deputy Chairman & CEO0yrsCN¥1.17m21.43% CN¥15.3b
Da Xu
CFO & Executive Director21.5yrsCN¥710.00k0.97% CN¥691.8m
Chun Xu
Executive Director21.5yrsno datano data
Shui Xu
COO, CEO of Operation Service Centre9.7yrsCN¥1.42m0.0028% CN¥2.0m
Ching Hung
Head of Purchasing Tender Assignments & Executive Director21.5yrsCN¥183.00k0.0042% CN¥3.0m
Ching Chi Hui
Operation Management Dept. Director9.7yrsCN¥566.00k0.0034% CN¥2.4m
Wong Sze
Executive Director9.7yrsno data0.072% CN¥51.1m
Wai Li
Deputy CFO2.9yrsCN¥1.27mno data
Ying Liu
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Services Sharing Center3.6yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

50.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1044's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Man Bok Sze
Chairman of the Board0yrsCN¥367.00k20.09% CN¥14.3b
Lin-Chit Hui
Executive Deputy Chairman & CEO0yrsCN¥1.17m21.43% CN¥15.3b
Da Xu
CFO & Executive Director21.5yrsCN¥710.00k0.97% CN¥691.8m
Chun Xu
Executive Director21.5yrsno datano data
Shui Xu
COO, CEO of Operation Service Centre9.7yrsCN¥1.42m0.0028% CN¥2.0m
Ching Hung
Head of Purchasing Tender Assignments & Executive Director21.5yrsCN¥183.00k0.0042% CN¥3.0m
Ching Chi Hui
Operation Management Dept. Director9.7yrsCN¥566.00k0.0034% CN¥2.4m
Wong Sze
Executive Director9.7yrsno data0.072% CN¥51.1m
Wai Li
Deputy CFO2.9yrsCN¥1.27mno data
Ying Kay Wong
Independent Non-Executive Director21.3yrsCN¥102.00kno data

15.5yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1044's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 1044 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hengan International Group Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hengan International Group Company Limited
  • Ticker: 1044
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: HK$71.321b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.19b
  • Website: https://www.hengan.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hengan International Group Company Limited
  • Hengan Industrial City
  • Anhai Town
  • Jinjiang
  • Fujian Province
  • 362261
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HEGI.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 1998
HGNCDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 1998
1044SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 1998
1044SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 1998
1044SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDDec 1998
HEGI.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORD ADRUSUSDNov 2008

Biography

Hengan International Group Company Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures, distributes, and sells personal hygiene products in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally. The company offers box tissue papers, first-aid products, enema, skin care and cleansing products, baby skin care products, sanitary napkins and pantiliners, kitchen towels/papers, pocket handkerchiefs, preservation bags/paper, toilet rolls, adult and baby diapers, and wet tissues. It is also involved in the trading of various products for ladies, pregnant women, infants, and kids. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Jinjiang, the People’s Republic of China. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 12:45
End of Day Share Price2020/02/28 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.