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Market Cap

HK$39.8m

Last Updated

2021/05/10 15:40 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

P.B. Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the bentonite mining, and production and sale of drilling mud and pelletizing clay in the People’s Republic of China. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has P.B. Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 8331 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8331's weekly volatility has decreased from 19% to 5% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

8331

10.5%

HK Metals and Mining

-0.5%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-21.9%

8331

155.4%

HK Metals and Mining

25.4%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8331 underperformed the Hong Kong Metals and Mining industry which returned 155.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8331 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 25.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8331IndustryMarket
7 Day0%10.5%-0.5%
30 Day0%18.9%-0.9%
90 Day-10.7%37.1%-3.2%
1 Year-21.9%-21.9%162.4%155.4%30.2%25.4%
3 Yearn/a57.2%44.2%3.0%-7.9%
5 Year-88.5%-88.5%190.1%157.5%61.6%34.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is P.B. Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is P.B. Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.97x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8331's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8331's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8331 is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the HK Metals and Mining industry average (10.9x).

PE vs Market: 8331 is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8331's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8331 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Metals and Mining industry average (0.8x).


Future Growth

How is P.B. Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

20.8%

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 P.B. Group 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.


Past Performance

How has P.B. Group performed over the past 5 years?

-2.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8331 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 8331's current net profit margins (12.9%) are higher than last year (12.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8331 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -2.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 8331's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 8331 had negative earnings growth (-2.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (45.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8331's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is P.B. Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8331's short term assets (CN¥94.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥26.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8331's short term assets (CN¥94.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥9.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8331 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 8331 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 23.9%.

Debt Coverage: 8331 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 8331 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is P.B. Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8331's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8331's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8331's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8331's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8331's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hoyin Pang (45 yo)

0.50

Tenure

CN¥221,000

Compensation

Mr. Ho Yin Pang is Executive Director of P.B. Group Limited (formerly known as HangKan Group Limited) since May 15, 2019 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since November 11, 2020. He is the General...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Hoyin's total compensation ($USD34.35K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD229.86K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hoyin's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 8331's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: 8331's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

P.B. Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: P.B. Group Limited
  • Ticker: 8331
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: HK$39.779m
  • Shares outstanding: 795.57m
  • Website: https://www.thepbg.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • P.B. Group Limited
  • Xiao Keshan
  • Xingang Town
  • Wuhu
  • Anhui Province
  • China

Listings


Biography

P.B. Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the bentonite mining, and production and sale of drilling mud and pelletizing clay in the People’s Republic of China. The company holds 100% in...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/10 15:40
End of Day Share Price2021/05/10 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.