Hin Sang Group (International) Holding's (HKG:6893) Shareholders Are Down 79% On Their Shares

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Simply Wall St
Published
May 26, 2021
SEHK:6893
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Hin Sang Group (International) Holding Co. Ltd. (HKG:6893) shareholders should be happy to see the share price up 14% in the last month. But spare a thought for the long term holders, who have held the stock as it bled value over the last five years. In fact, the share price has tumbled down a mountain to land 79% lower after that period. So we don't gain too much confidence from the recent recovery. The million dollar question is whether the company can justify a long term recovery.

Check out our latest analysis for Hin Sang Group (International) Holding

While the efficient markets hypothesis continues to be taught by some, it has been proven that markets are over-reactive dynamic systems, and investors are not always rational. One imperfect but simple way to consider how the market perception of a company has shifted is to compare the change in the earnings per share (EPS) with the share price movement.

Over five years Hin Sang Group (International) Holding's earnings per share dropped significantly, falling to a loss, with the share price also lower. At present it's hard to make valid comparisons between EPS and the share price. But we would generally expect a lower price, given the situation.

The graphic below depicts how EPS has changed over time (unveil the exact values by clicking on the image).

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SEHK:6893 Earnings Per Share Growth May 27th 2021

Before buying or selling a stock, we always recommend a close examination of historic growth trends, available here.

A Different Perspective

While the broader market gained around 35% in the last year, Hin Sang Group (International) Holding shareholders lost 46%. However, keep in mind that even the best stocks will sometimes underperform the market over a twelve month period. Regrettably, last year's performance caps off a bad run, with the shareholders facing a total loss of 12% per year over five years. Generally speaking long term share price weakness can be a bad sign, though contrarian investors might want to research the stock in hope of a turnaround. It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand Hin Sang Group (International) Holding better, we need to consider many other factors. Case in point: We've spotted 4 warning signs for Hin Sang Group (International) Holding you should be aware of, and 2 of them shouldn't be ignored.

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Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on HK exchanges.

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