Pico Far East Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the exhibition and event marketing services, visual branding experiences, museum, themed environment, interior and retail, conference and show management, and related businesses worldwide.
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Pico Far East Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 752's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 752 underperformed the Hong Kong Media industry which returned 12.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 752 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -5.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Pico Far East Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StDoes Pico Far East Holdings's (HKG:752) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Worry About Pico Far East Holdings Limited's (HKG:752) CEO Pay?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive Pico Far East Holdings' (HKG:752) Share Price Down A Worrying 65%?
Is Pico Far East Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 752 (HK$1.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$3.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 752 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 752 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the Media industry average (11.8x).
PE vs Market: 752 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 752 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 752 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the HK Media industry average (0.6x).
How is Pico Far East Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 752's forecast earnings growth (11.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: 752's earnings (11.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (17.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 752's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 752's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Hong Kong market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 752's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 752's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Pico Far East Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 752 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 752's current net profit margins (5.1%) are lower than last year (5.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 752's earnings have grown by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 752's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 752 had negative earnings growth (-5.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-19.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 752's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.
How is Pico Far East Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 752's short term assets (HK$3.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$2.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: 752's short term assets (HK$3.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$532.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 752's debt to equity ratio (28.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 752's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.4% to 28.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 752's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.7%).
Interest Coverage: 752's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (47x coverage).
What is Pico Far East Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 752's dividend (11.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.46%).
High Dividend: 752's dividend (11.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.13%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 752's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 752's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (65%), 752's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 752's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Lawrence Chia (58yo)
Mr. Song Huat Chia, also known as Lawrence, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Pico Far East Holdings Ltd. and has been its Chairman since 1994. Mr. Chia joined the Pico Far East Group in 1984. He ha ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lawrence's total compensation ($USD1.92M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD279.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lawrence's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||no data||HK$14.89m||0.15% HK$1.9m|
|Executive Director||10.25yrs||HK$2.61m||0.053% HK$701.7k|
|Executive Director & President of South East Asia||4.33yrs||HK$6.16m||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||21.75yrs||HK$213.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||28.42yrs||HK$213.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||17.5yrs||HK$243.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||15.67yrs||HK$213.00k||no data|
|Honorary Chairman||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: 752's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.5 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.
Pico Far East Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Pico Far East Holdings Limited
- Ticker: 752
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: HK$1.312b
- Shares outstanding: 1.24b
- Website: https://www.pico.com
Number of Employees
- Pico Far East Holdings Limited
- Pico House
- 4 Dai Fu Street
- Tai Po
- New Territories
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|752||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Oct 1992|
|PJFB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1992|
|PCOF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Oct 1992|
Pico Far East Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the exhibition and event marketing services, visual branding experiences, museum, themed environment, interior and retail, conference and show management, and related businesses worldwide. It also offers visual identity and content, and digital marketing and content solutions; brand management, design and consultancy, interior renovation, promotion, exhibition and event fabrication, electrical specialist, corporate, and image consultancy and project management services; and construction, interior designing, decoration, and turnkey services, as well as technology solutions for exhibitions, events, museums, and interior and themed environment. In addition, the company provides design, lifestyle, and business innovation communications agency services; designs, develops, operates, and manages exhibition and convention center; produces exhibition, event, and interior fit-out products; and organizes and manages exhibitions, conferences, trade fairs, convention conferences, seminars, and events. Further, it offers freight forwarding, exhibition logistics, and transportation service for exhibitors; media planning, procurement, and optimization services in social video; services to organizers; and exhibition booth fabrication, event planning, design consultancy, themed designing, brand marketing and creative agency, brand strategy, engagement marketing, and public relations services. Additionally, the company offers engagement marketing, brand strategy and public relations, brand marketing and creative agency service, cultural intelligence and social listening, media planning, social video procurement and optimization, innovative and disruptive technologies, design and technology solutions for interactive experience, and management development programs and courses. It is also involved in the property holding business. Pico Far East Holdings Limited was founded in 1969 and is based in Tai Po, Hong Kong.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 13:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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