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Media Chinese International

Executive Summary

Media Chinese International Limited, an investment holding company, engages in publishing, printing, and distributing newspapers, magazines, books, and digital contents in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America, Malaysia, and other Southeast Asian countries. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has Media Chinese International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 685 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.7%

685

-2.4%

HK Media

1.1%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-3.2%

685

35.3%

HK Media

1.4%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 685 underperformed the Hong Kong Media industry which returned 34.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 685 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 2.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

685IndustryMarket
7 Day1.7%-2.4%1.1%
30 Day13.2%12.1%7.0%
90 Day7.1%12.2%2.4%
1 Year2.8%-3.2%36.4%35.3%5.6%1.4%
3 Year-61.7%-67.4%-56.2%-60.1%-4.4%-14.8%
5 Year-62.4%-71.7%-60.6%-66.9%20.5%0.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Media Chinese International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Media Chinese International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

20.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 685 (HK$0.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.38)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 685 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 685 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the HK Media industry average.

PE vs Market: 685 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 685's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 685 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Media industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Media Chinese International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

97.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 685 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: 685 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: 685 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: 685's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (13.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 685's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 685 is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Media Chinese International performed over the past 5 years?

-58.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 685 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 685 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 685 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 58.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 685's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 685 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-14.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 685 has a negative Return on Equity (-1.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Media Chinese International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 685's short term assets ($120.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($58.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: 685's short term assets ($120.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($8.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 685's debt to equity ratio (14%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 685's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 58.3% to 14% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 685's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 685's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Media Chinese International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.72%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 685's dividend (6.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.25%).

High Dividend: 685's dividend (6.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.77%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 685's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 685's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 685 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.


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Management

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

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Francis Tiong (60 yo)

14.83yrs

Tenure

US$469,000

Compensation

Mr. Kiew Chiong Tiong, also known as Francis, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Media Chinese International Limited (Alternate name Ming Pao Enterprise Corporation Limited) since December 13, 2005. M ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Francis's total compensation ($USD469.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD233.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Francis's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kiew Tiong
CEO & Executive Director14.83yrsUS$469.00k0.24%
$ 1.2m
Chew Leong
Executive Director12.5yrsUS$206.00k0.0047%
$ 24.0k
Choon Tiong
Executive Director7.58yrsUS$75.00k0.26%
$ 1.3m
Pak Cheong Lam
Head of Financeno datano datano data
Yijia Tiong
Member of the Executive Committee0.75yrno datano data
Siew Kheng Tong
Joint Company Secretary8.33yrsno datano data
Sam Liew
CEO & Executive Director of Nanyang Press Holdings Berhadno datano datano data
Suk Han Tin
Joint Company Secretary2.5yrsno datano data
Khang Wong
Group CEO & Executive Director of Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhadno datano datano data
Heung Nam Leung
Editor-In-Chief of Ming Pao Daily News & Director of Ming Pao Newspaper Limitedno datano datano data

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 685's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kiew Tiong
CEO & Executive Director14.83yrsUS$469.00k0.24%
$ 1.2m
Chew Leong
Executive Director12.5yrsUS$206.00k0.0047%
$ 24.0k
Choon Tiong
Executive Director7.58yrsUS$75.00k0.26%
$ 1.3m
Sam Liew
CEO & Executive Director of Nanyang Press Holdings Berhadno datano datano data
Khang Wong
Group CEO & Executive Director of Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhadno datano datano data
Heung Nam Leung
Editor-In-Chief of Ming Pao Daily News & Director of Ming Pao Newspaper Limitedno datano datano data
Ik Tiong
Non-Executive Chairman2.5yrsUS$39.00k2.08%
$ 10.5m
Hon To Yu
Independent Non-Executive Director21.58yrsUS$54.00kno data
Hiew King Tiong
Honorary Chairman1.5yrsUS$24.00kno data
Woon Ting Kam
Director of Ming Pao Newspapers Limitedno datano datano data
Kee Chong
Independent Non-Executive Director4.5yrsUS$22.00kno data
Kar Khoo
Independent Non Executive Director4.33yrsUS$22.00kno data

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 685's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).


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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Media Chinese International Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Media Chinese International Limited
  • Ticker: 685
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: HK$506.171m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.69b
  • Website: https://www.mediachinesegroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Media Chinese International Limited
  • Ming Pao Industrial Centre
  • 15th Floor
  • Chai Wan
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
685SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992
MEDIACKLSE (Bursa Malaysia)YesOrdinary SharesMYMYRJan 1992

Biography

Media Chinese International Limited, an investment holding company, engages in publishing, printing, and distributing newspapers, magazines, books, and digital contents in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/26 12:38
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.