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Guru Online (Holdings)

Executive Summary

Guru Online (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated digital marketing services in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Guru Online (Holdings)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 8121 is more volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8121's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Hong Kong stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

34.8%

8121

1.8%

HK Media

1.1%

HK Market


1 Year Return

0%

8121

28.3%

HK Media

8.3%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 8121 underperformed the Hong Kong Media industry which returned 28.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8121 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

8121IndustryMarket
7 Day34.8%1.8%1.1%
30 Day40.9%-2.2%5.6%
90 Day29.2%10.1%3.7%
1 Year0%0%29.2%28.3%12.8%8.3%
3 Year-73.7%-73.7%-39.1%-41.1%-2.8%-12.9%
5 Year-90.0%-90.0%-58.4%-65.6%30.6%8.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Guru Online (Holdings)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Guru Online (Holdings) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 8121 (HK$0.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$2.29)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 8121 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 8121 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the HK Media industry average.

PE vs Market: 8121 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 8121's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 8121 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the HK Media industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Guru Online (Holdings) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

26.9%

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 Guru Online (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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Guru Online (Holdings) performed over the past 5 years?

-16.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 8121 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 8121 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8121 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 8121's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 8121 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-9.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 8121 has a negative Return on Equity (-48.09%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Guru Online (Holdings)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8121's short term assets (HK$65.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$57.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 8121's short term assets (HK$65.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$6.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8121 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 8121 had no debt 5 years ago.


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: Whilst unprofitable 8121 has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: 8121 is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 28% per year.


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Dividend

What is Guru Online (Holdings) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8121's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8121'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 8121's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8121's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 8121 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8121's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


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Management

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

6.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Alan Yip (38 yo)

no data

Tenure

HK$8,125,000

Compensation

Mr. Shek Lun Yip, also known as Alan, serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Guru Online (Holdings) Limited. Mr. Yip is one of the founders of Guru Online Group. He is primarily responsible ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD1.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD232.29K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Shek Lun Yip
Executive Chairman & CEOno dataHK$8.13mno data
Chi Fung Ng
Compliance Officer & Executive Director6.83yrsHK$3.11m10.97%
HK$ 5.7m
Wai Ting Wan
Executive Director6.75yrsHK$5.39mno data
Tai Wai Tsoi
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsHK$180.00kno data
Zhonglei Wang
Non-Executive Director4.92yrsno datano data
Ping Cheong Tso
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsHK$180.00kno data
Laam Cheung
Non-Executive Director6.75yrsHK$180.00kno data
Ming Sang Hong
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsHK$180.00kno data
Tung Leung Lam
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsHK$180.00kno data

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

40yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 8121's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Guru Online (Holdings) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Guru Online (Holdings) Limited
  • Ticker: 8121
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: HK$51.683m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.67b
  • Website: https://www.guruonline.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Guru Online (Holdings) Limited
  • KOHO
  • 4th Floor
  • Kwun Tong
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8121SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDMay 2015

Biography

Guru Online (Holdings) Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated digital marketing services in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China. The company operates through Digital Advertise...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/23 12:31
End of Day Share Price2020/11/20 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.