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Henderson Investment

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2021/05/15 10:11 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

Henderson Investment Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the operation of department stores in Hong Kong. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and good value.

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Share Price & News

How has Henderson Investment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 97 is less volatile than 75% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 97's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




HK Multiline Retail


HK Market

1 Year Return




HK Multiline Retail


HK Market

Return vs Industry: 97 exceeded the Hong Kong Multiline Retail industry which returned -12.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 97 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.5%-0.8%-1.9%
30 Day0%-0.5%-2.4%
90 Day-3.5%1.3%-8.0%
1 Year-2.2%-6.8%-9.8%-12.3%29.1%24.4%
3 Year-28.7%-39.7%-42.9%-48.0%0.5%-10.0%
5 Year-14.5%-35.9%-23.4%-36.2%58.6%31.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Henderson Investment 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: 97 (HK$0.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$3.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 97 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 97 is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the Asian Multiline Retail industry average (21.9x).

PE vs Market: 97 is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 97's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 97 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the HK Multiline Retail industry average (0.4x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Retail 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 Henderson Investment 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.

Past Performance

How has Henderson Investment performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 97 has a large one-off gain of HK$51.0M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 97's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (3.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 97's earnings have declined by 1.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 97's earnings growth over the past year (104.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 97 earnings growth over the past year (104.4%) exceeded the Multiline Retail industry 13.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 97's Return on Equity (9.4%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Henderson Investment's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 97's short term assets (HK$584.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (HK$646.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: 97's short term assets (HK$584.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$437.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 97 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 97 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: 97 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 97 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Henderson Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 16 2021Ex Dividend DateJun 03 2021Dividend Pay DateJun 16 202113 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 18 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 97's dividend (4.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (1.94%).

High Dividend: 97's dividend (4.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (6.02%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 97's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 97's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48%), 97's dividend payments are 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.

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Martin Lee (48 yo)





Mr. Ka-Shing Lee, also known as Martin, has been a Joint Chairmen of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited since May 28, 2019. He has been Chairman and Managing Director of Henderson Land Development...

Board Members

Experienced Board: 97's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Henderson Investment Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Henderson Investment Limited
  • Ticker: 97
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: HK$1.249b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.05b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Henderson Investment Limited
  • Two International Finance Centre
  • 72-76 Floors
  • Central
  • Hong Kong



Henderson Investment Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the operation of department stores in Hong Kong. It operates six department stores under the Citistore name; and two general merchand...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/15 10:11
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.