Melbourne Enterprises Limited, an investment holding company, engages in property investment activities in Hong Kong.
Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Melbourne Enterprises's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 158 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
HK Real Estate
1 Year Return
HK Real Estate
Return vs Industry: 158 exceeded the Hong Kong Real Estate industry which returned -26.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 158 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Melbourne Enterprises's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Melbourne Enterprises undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 158 (HK$182.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$103.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 158 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 158 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Real Estate industry average.
PE vs Market: 158 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 158's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 158 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the HK Real Estate industry average (0.5x).
How is Melbourne Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Real Estate 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 Melbourne Enterprises 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.
- Examine Melbourne Enterprises'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.
- Melbourne Enterprises competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Real Estate industry.
How has Melbourne Enterprises performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 158 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 158 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 158 is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 27% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 158's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 158 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 158 has a negative Return on Equity (-5.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Melbourne Enterprises's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 158's short term assets (HK$308.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$79.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: 158's short term assets (HK$308.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$16.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 158 is debt free.
Reducing Debt: 158 has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: 158 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 158's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: 158 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: 158 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Melbourne Enterprises's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 158's dividend (2.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.57%).
High Dividend: 158's dividend (2.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 158's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 158's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 158 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Melbourne Enterprises has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of the Board||5yrs||HK$150.00k||48.01% HK$2.2b|
|Executive Director||5yrs||HK$150.00k||no data|
|Company Secretary & Executive Director||52.33yrs||HK$1.52m||0.0075% HK$342.2k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||25.42yrs||HK$150.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||31.08yrs||HK$150.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||44.33yrs||HK$150.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||15.58yrs||HK$150.00k||no data|
|Alternate Director||0.92yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: 158's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 20.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Melbourne Enterprises Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Melbourne Enterprises Limited
- Ticker: 158
- Exchange: SEHK
- Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: HK$4.563b
- Shares outstanding: 25.00m
- Website: https://null
Number of Employees
- Melbourne Enterprises Limited
- Melbourne Plaza
- Rooms 2102-4
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|158||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Jan 1992|
Melbourne Enterprises Limited, an investment holding company, engages in property investment activities in Hong Kong. Its investment properties include commercial and retail. The company is based in Central, Hong Kong.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 12:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/02 00:00|
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.