543 Stock Overview
Pacific Online Limited, an investment holding company, provides internet advertising services primarily in the People’s Republic of China.
Pacific Online Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$1.25|
|52 Week High||HK$2.09|
|52 Week Low||HK$1.20|
|1 Month Change||-5.30%|
|3 Month Change||-8.76%|
|1 Year Change||-39.02%|
|3 Year Change||-27.33%|
|5 Year Change||-34.21%|
|Change since IPO||-45.72%|
Recent News & Updates
|543||HK Interactive Media and Services||HK Market|
Return vs Industry: 543 exceeded the Hong Kong Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -43.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 543 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -24.4% over the past year.
|543 Average Weekly Movement||3.6%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||10.6%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in HK Market||14.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in HK Market||3.9%|
Stable Share Price: 543 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 543's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|2007||1,119||Wai Yan Lam||https://corp.pconline.com.cn|
Pacific Online Limited, an investment holding company, provides internet advertising services primarily in the People’s Republic of China. It operates Internet portals, including PConline that offers professional IT information services for domestic IT enterprises and customers; PCauto, an automobile portal, which provides product information, brand review and testing, and after-sale information services; and PClady, which offers lifestyle-related services and product information to women's interests and needs. The company also provides PCbaby, a parent- child network; and PChouse, which focuses on home improvement professional interpretation; and an e-commerce platform.
Pacific Online Fundamentals Summary
|543 fundamental statistics|
Is 543 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|543 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥452.79m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.044|
|Net Profit Margin||5.86%|
How did 543 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
9.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does 543 pay a reliable dividends?See 543 dividend history and benchmarks
|Pacific Online dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jun 02 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 22 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||16 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||36 days|
Does 543 pay a reliable dividends?See 543 dividend history and benchmarks
Is Pacific Online undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 543 (HK$1.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 543 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 543 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the Hong Kong Interactive Media and Services industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: 543 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the Hong Kong market (8.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 543's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 543 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the HK Interactive Media and Services industry average (0.8x).
How is Pacific Online forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Media 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 Pacific Online 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 Pacific Online performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 543 has a large one-off gain of CN¥36.7M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 543's current net profit margins (5.9%) are lower than last year (16.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 543's earnings have declined by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 543's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 543 had negative earnings growth (-69.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (30.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 543's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.
How is Pacific Online's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 543's short term assets (CN¥925.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥347.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: 543's short term assets (CN¥925.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥31.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 543 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 543 has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 543 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: 543 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Pacific Online current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 543's dividend (9.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.93%).
High Dividend: 543's dividend (9.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.81%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 543's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 543's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (226.5%), 543's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (89.7%), 543's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Wai Yan Lam (69 yo)
Dr. Wai Yan Lam serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Online Ltd. Dr. Lam has extensive local and overseas general management experience and has more than 10 years of experience in IT industry....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Wai Yan's total compensation ($USD722.75K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD301.79K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Wai Yan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: 543's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.6 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Pacific Online Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Pacific Online Limited
- Ticker: 543
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: HK$1.413b
- Shares outstanding: 1.13b
- Website: https://corp.pconline.com.cn
Number of Employees
- Pacific Online Limited
- 115 Gaopu Road
- Guangdong Province
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 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.