Media Chinese International Limited, an investment holding company, engages in publishing, printing, and distributing of newspapers, magazines, books, and digital contents in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America, Malaysia, and other Southeast Asian countries.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||HK$0.30|
|52 Week High||HK$0.25|
|52 Week Low||HK$0.35|
|1 Month Change||-1.64%|
|3 Month Change||-6.25%|
|1 Year Change||11.11%|
|3 Year Change||-25.93%|
|5 Year Change||-75.41%|
|Change since IPO||-89.74%|
Recent News & Updates
Increases to CEO Compensation Might Be Put On Hold For Now at Media Chinese International Limited (HKG:685)
In the past three years, the share price of Media Chinese International Limited ( HKG:685 ) has struggled to grow and...
|685||HK Media||HK Market|
Return vs Industry: 685 exceeded the Hong Kong Media industry which returned 0.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 685 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned 5.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 685 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 685's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Media Chinese International Limited, an investment holding company, engages in publishing, printing, and distributing of newspapers, magazines, books, and digital contents in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North America, Malaysia, and other Southeast Asian countries. The company is also involved in publishing and distributing printed textbooks and periodicals; developing e-textbooks and e-learning platforms; property investment and letting activities; digital multimedia business; media operations; and artiste and events management activities. In addition, it provides editorial and advertising services, travel and travel related services, printing services, management services, marketing and circulation services of newspapers, and creative and marketing solutions.
Media Chinese International Fundamentals Summary
|685 fundamental statistics|
Is 685 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|685 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$76.03m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0015|
|Net Profit Margin||2.06%|
How did 685 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Media Chinese International 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: 685 (HK$0.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$0.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 685 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 685 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.4x) compared to the Hong Kong Media industry average (14.6x).
PE vs Market: 685 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.4x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 685 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.3x)
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 (1.1x).
How is Media Chinese International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 685's forecast earnings growth (86.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 685's earnings (86.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (17.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 685's revenue (21.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Hong Kong market (12.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 685's revenue (21.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 685's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0%).
How has Media Chinese International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 685 has a large one-off gain of $2.6M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 685 became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 685's earnings have declined by 44.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 685 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 685 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (35.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 685's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.
How is Media Chinese International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 685's short term assets ($128.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($57.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: 685's short term assets ($128.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 685's debt to equity ratio (16.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 685's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.5% to 16.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 685's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.7%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 685's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Media Chinese International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 685's dividend (2.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.22%).
High Dividend: 685's dividend (2.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.77%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 685's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 685's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68.2%), 685's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Francis Tiong (61 yo)
Mr. Kiew Chiong Tiong, also known as Francis, has been the Group Chief Executive Officer of Media Chinese International Limited (Alternate name Ming Pao Enterprise Corporation Limited) since December 13, 2...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Francis's total compensation ($USD442.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD227.73K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Francis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: 685's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: 685's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Media Chinese International Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Media Chinese International Limited
- Ticker: 685
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: HK$506.171m
- Shares outstanding: 1.69b
- Website: https://www.mediachinesegroup.com
Number of Employees
- Media Chinese International Limited
- Ming Pao Industrial Centre
- 15th Floor
- Chai Wan
- Hong Kong
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/25 16:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/25 00:00|
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