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
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.
7 Day Return
HK Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
HK Metals and Mining
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StP.B. Group's (HKG:8331) Problems Go Beyond Poor Profit
1 month ago | Simply Wall StLacklustre Performance Is Driving P.B. Group Limited's (HKG:8331) Low P/E
9 months ago | Simply Wall StHangKan Group Limited (HKG:8331) Stock Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Look Uncertain: What Lies Ahead ?
Is P.B. Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is P.B. Group 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 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.
How has P.B. Group performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hoyin Pang (45 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: 8331's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: 8331's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.6%.
P.B. Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- P.B. Group Limited
- Xiao Keshan
- Xingang Town
- Anhui Province
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/05/10 15:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/05/10 00:00|
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.