Paladin Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property investment, and research and development of high technology system and applications in Hong Kong.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Paladin's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 495 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: 495 exceeded the Hong Kong Real Estate industry which returned -12.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 495 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned -1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Paladin's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Paladin 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: Insufficient data to calculate 495's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 495's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 495 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the HK Real Estate industry average.
PE vs Market: 495 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 495's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 495 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the HK Real Estate industry average (0.5x).
How is Paladin 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 Paladin 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 Paladin'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.
- Paladin 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 Paladin performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 495 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 495 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 495 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -48.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 495's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 495 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (3.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 495 has a negative Return on Equity (-6.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Paladin's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 495's short term assets (HK$227.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$159.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: 495's short term assets (HK$227.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$18.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 495's debt to equity ratio (16.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 495's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 361.9% to 16.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 495's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 495's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Paladin current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 495's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 495's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 495's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 495's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 495's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
James Oung (45yo)
Dr. Shih Hua Oung, also known as James, serves as Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Paladin Ltd. Dr. Oung serves as the President of a private electronic company and is engaging in textile tra ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD590.12K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD229.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman & Acting CEO||no data||HK$4.57m||37.33% HK$93.9m|
|Financial Controller & Non-Executive Director||5.92yrs||HK$1.96m||no data|
|Company Secretary & Non-Executive Director||5.92yrs||HK$1.55m||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.42yrs||HK$240.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.83yrs||HK$240.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.33yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 495's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 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.
Paladin Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Paladin Limited
- Ticker: 495
- Exchange: SEHK
- Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: HK$251.547m
- Shares outstanding: 1.41b
- Website: https://null
Number of Employees
- Paladin Limited
- Sun Life Tower
- Suite 705, 7th Floor
- Tsim Sha Tsui
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|495||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Jan 1992|
Paladin Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property investment, and research and development of high technology system and applications in Hong Kong. The company primarily invests in and leases properties. It also engages in the development of portable x-ray imaging systems used in inspection devices for security and counter-intelligence applications in the areas of baggage scanning, border control and customs, detection of explosive devices, forensic investigation, and security at large scale sporting and other events; and dynamic range video cameras and artificial intelligences processors for machine vision applications for use in the healthcare and agricultural sectors, as well as in devices to improve driver situational awareness and security cameras. In addition, the company is involved in the development of accurate positioning and image sensing technologies to be integrated into semi-automated agricultural vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems in agricultural vehicles, and for application in marine navigation systems; and three dimensional machine vision software for three dimensional industrial cameras, artificial intelligence industrial cameras, and three dimensional vision software. Further, it engages in the development of ambient display solutions and advanced algorithm and software solutions for use in advanced driver assistance systems, collision warning systems, driver awareness systems, and advanced traffic monitoring and control systems; and linear image sensors for use in spectroscopy, document scanners, and sensors used for various security applications. The company is based in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Paladin Limited is a subsidiary of Basurto Holdings Limited.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/13 12:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/13 00:00|
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