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Executive Summary

Tomson Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in property development and investment, hospitality and leisure, securities trading, PVC, and media and entertainment investment businesses in Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Tomson Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 258 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.1%

258

-5.3%

HK Real Estate

-3.0%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-18.1%

258

-19.5%

HK Real Estate

-11.2%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 258 exceeded the Hong Kong Real Estate industry which returned -19.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 258 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -11.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

258IndustryMarket
7 Day-2.1%-5.3%-3.0%
30 Day8.1%-4.5%-1.2%
90 Day-14.3%-14.4%-10.0%
1 Year-18.1%-18.1%-15.9%-19.5%-8.2%-11.2%
3 Year-34.9%-46.1%6.0%-5.7%-5.5%-14.9%
5 Year27.3%-14.3%10.4%-8.5%-17.8%-30.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Tomson Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Tomson Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.66x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 258 (HK$1.86) is trading above our estimate of fair value (HK$1.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 258 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 258 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.7x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (6x).

PE vs Market: 258 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.7x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 258's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 258 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the HK Real Estate industry average (0.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Tomson Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.3%

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 Tomson Group 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 Tomson Group performed over the past 5 years?

4.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 258 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 258's current net profit margins (18.8%) are lower than last year (60.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 258's earnings have grown by 4.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 258's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 258 had negative earnings growth (-57.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (2.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 258's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Tomson Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 258's short term assets (HK$10.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$5.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 258's short term assets (HK$10.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$2.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 258's debt to equity ratio (10.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 258's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 39.2% to 10.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 258's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: 258 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Tomson Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.91%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 258's dividend (5.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.61%).

High Dividend: 258's dividend (5.91%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.31%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 258 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 258's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (128.1%), 258's dividend payments are not well 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.


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Management

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

14.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Feng Hsu (68yo)

18.42yrs

Tenure

HK$13,768,000

Compensation

Madam Hsu Feng has been the Managing Director of Tomson Group Limited since December 2001 and has been its Chairman since December 5, 2006. Madam Hsu has years of experience in film production and in prope ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Feng's total compensation ($USD1.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD428.47K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Feng Hsu
MD & Chairman18.42yrsHK$13.77m33.52% HK$1.2b
Albert Tong
Vice-Chairman13.42yrsHK$3.69m14.15% HK$507.7m
Chi Kar Tong
Vice-Chairman9.42yrsHK$5.45m14.45% HK$518.3m
Yeung Kam Hoi
Group Chief Deputy GM & Executive Director9.75yrsHK$2.41mno data
Chi Keung Wong
Chief Accountant2.25yrsno datano data
Yuen Han Lee
Deputy GM & Company Secretary22.17yrsno datano data

14.1yrs

Average Tenure

47yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 258's management team is seasoned and experienced (14.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Feng Hsu
MD & Chairman18.42yrsHK$13.77m33.52% HK$1.2b
Albert Tong
Vice-Chairman13.42yrsHK$3.69m14.15% HK$507.7m
Chi Kar Tong
Vice-Chairman9.42yrsHK$5.45m14.45% HK$518.3m
Yeung Kam Hoi
Group Chief Deputy GM & Executive Director9.75yrsHK$2.41mno data
Siu Ping Cheung
Independent Non-Executive Director15.67yrsHK$171.00kno data
Chan Fai Lee
Independent Non-Executive Director14.42yrsHK$170.00kno data
S. J. Wang
Independent Non-Executive Director9.08yrsHK$170.00kno data

13.4yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 258's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.4 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.


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Company Information

Tomson Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Tomson Group Limited
  • Ticker: 258
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: HK$3.587b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.97b
  • Website: https://www.tomson.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Tomson Group Limited
  • Wing On Centre
  • Rooms 1501-2 and 1507-12
  • Central
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
258SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992

Biography

Tomson Group Limited, an investment holding company, engages in property development and investment, hospitality and leisure, securities trading, PVC, and media and entertainment investment businesses in Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China. It develops commercial, residential, and industrial properties, as well as offers property management services. The company also operates Tomson Shanghai Pudong golf club located in Huamu District of Pudong, Shanghai; and holds a 50% interest in a hotel situated in Lujiazui of Pudong. In addition, it manufactures and trades in PVC pipes and fittings; and provides nominee and secretarial, and administrative services. Further, the company engages in the investment and production of live entertainment shows; film distribution business; and trademark holding activities. Tomson Group Limited is based in Central, Hong Kong. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/26 12:37
End of Day Share Price2020/05/26 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.