Starlite Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in printing and manufacturing packaging materials, labels, and paper products in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United States, South East Asia, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Starlite Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 403 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 403's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 403 underperformed the Hong Kong Packaging industry which returned 32.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 403 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 24.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Starlite Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns On Capital At Starlite Holdings (HKG:403) Don't Inspire Confidence
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Starlite Holdings (HKG:403) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Starlite Holdings' (HKG:403) Returns On Capital Reflect Well On The Business?
Is Starlite Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 403 (HK$0.31) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.12)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 403 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 403 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong Packaging industry average.
PE vs Market: 403 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hong Kong market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 403's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 403 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Packaging industry average (0.7x).
How is Starlite Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Starlite Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Starlite Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 403 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 403 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 403 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 50.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 403's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 403 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Packaging industry (2.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 403 has a negative Return on Equity (-21.57%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Starlite Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 403's short term assets (HK$732.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$712.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: 403's short term assets (HK$732.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$8.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 403's debt to equity ratio (23.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 403's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.5% to 23.9% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable 403 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: 403 is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 12.4% per year.
What is Starlite Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 403's dividend (3.28%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (1.96%).
High Dividend: 403's dividend (3.28%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (5.98%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 403's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 403's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 403 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Kwong Yu Lam (73 yo)
Mr. Kwong Yu Lam is the Founder of Starlite Holdings Ltd., and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lam is responsible for the overall policy making and business development of Starlite ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kwong Yu's total compensation ($USD694.03K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD229.95K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kwong Yu's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Board: 403's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: 403 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Starlite Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Starlite Holdings Limited
- Ticker: 403
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Paper Packaging
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: HK$152.289m
- Shares outstanding: 525.14m
- Website: https://www.hkstarlite.com
Number of Employees
- Starlite Holdings Limited
- Perfect Industrial Building
- 3rd Floor
- San Po Kong
- Hong Kong
Starlite Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in printing and manufacturing packaging materials, labels, and paper products in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United Stat...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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