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Meta Media Holdings SEHK:72 Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
72 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

72 Stock Overview

Meta Media Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the multi-media advertising business.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Meta Media Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.34
52 Week HighHK$0.88
52 Week LowHK$0.16
1 Month Change-18.82%
3 Month Change81.58%
1 Year Change79.69%
3 Year Change4.55%
5 Year Change-66.83%
Change since IPO-74.82%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 16
Returns On Capital At Meta Media Holdings (HKG:72) Have Stalled

Returns On Capital At Meta Media Holdings (HKG:72) Have Stalled

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Apr 21
Does Meta Media Holdings (HKG:72) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Does Meta Media Holdings (HKG:72) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

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Shareholder Returns

72HK MediaHK Market

Return vs Industry: 72 exceeded the Hong Kong Media industry which returned -49% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 72 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -23.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 72's price volatile compared to industry and market?
72 volatility
72 Average Weekly Movement64.6%
Media Industry Average Movement10.6%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market13.8%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: 72 is more volatile than 90% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 65% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 72's weekly volatility has increased from 32% to 65% over the past year.

About the Company

1993414Zhong Shao

Meta Media Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the multi-media advertising business. It operates through two segments, Art Platform, and Digital Platform. The company publishes and distributes various magazines, including weeklies/bi-weeklies and monthly/bi-monthly magazines in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong covering an areas of lifestyle, news, finance, culture, art, health, etc., as well as publishes art magazines.

Meta Media Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Meta Media Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
72 fundamental statistics
Market CapCN¥127.18m
Earnings (TTM)-CN¥10.03m
Revenue (TTM)CN¥422.90m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
72 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCN¥235.50m
Gross ProfitCN¥187.39m
Other ExpensesCN¥197.42m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.023
Gross Margin44.31%
Net Profit Margin-2.37%
Debt/Equity Ratio38.8%

How did 72 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 72 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 72?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

72 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA15x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does 72's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

72 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for 72 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average2.9x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: 72 is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.3x) compared to the peer average (2.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 72's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Hong Kong Media Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: 72 is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.3x) compared to the Hong Kong Media industry average (0.8x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 72's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

72 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.3x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 72's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 72 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 72's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 72's fair value for valuation analysis.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 72's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Meta Media Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Meta Media Holdings 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.

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  • Examine Meta Media Holdings's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • Meta Media Holdings competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Meta Media Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 72 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 72 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 72 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 72's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 72 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (76.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 72 has a negative Return on Equity (1.15%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Meta Media Holdings's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 72's short term assets (CN¥372.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥263.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: 72's short term assets (CN¥372.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥62.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 72's net debt to equity ratio (26.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 72's debt to equity ratio has increased from 27% to 38.8% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: 72 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: 72 has sufficient cash runway for 1.8 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 25.8% each year.

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What is Meta Media Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 72's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 72'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 72's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 72's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 72 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 72 has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Zhong Shao (60 yo)





Mr. Shao Zhong has been the Chief Executive Officer of Modern Media Holdings Limited since October 11, 2017. Mr. Shao founded Modern Media Holdings Limited in 1999 and has been its Chief Content Officer si...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Zhong's total compensation ($USD476.72K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD232.99K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Zhong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 72's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 72's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 72 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

Meta Media Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Meta Media Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 72
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: HK$149.038m
  • Shares outstanding: 431.99m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Meta Media Holdings Limited
  • Global Trade Square
  • 7th Floor
  • Aberdeen
  • Hong Kong


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.