Future Data Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides system integration and maintenance services in South Korea and Hong Kong. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Future Data Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 8229 is more volatile than 90% of Hong Kong stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 21% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 8229's weekly volatility has increased from 16% to 21% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 8229 underperformed the Hong Kong IT industry which returned 21.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 8229 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 15.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Future Data Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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3 months ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Future Data Group (HKG:8229) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well
Is Future Data Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8229's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 8229's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 8229 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3x) compared to the HK IT industry average (13.4x).
PE vs Market: 8229 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3x) compared to the Hong Kong market (11.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8229's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 8229 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK IT industry average (1.2x).
How is Future Data Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 Future Data 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.
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How has Future Data Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 8229 has a large one-off gain of HK$3.4M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 8229 became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 8229's earnings have grown by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 8229 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 8229 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (-7.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 8229's Return on Equity (12.7%) is considered low.
How is Future Data Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 8229's short term assets (HK$201.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$122.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: 8229's short term assets (HK$201.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$2.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 8229's debt to equity ratio (23%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 8229's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.6% to 23% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 8229's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.5%).
Interest Coverage: 8229's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (65.3x coverage).
What is Future Data Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8229's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 8229's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8229's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 8229's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 8229 is not paying a notable dividend for the Hong Kong market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 8229's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Seung Han Lee (49 yo)
Mr. Seung Han Lee is a Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Compliance Officer of Future Data Group Limited and has been its Executive Director since January 04, 2016. Mr. Lee is mainly responsible for ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Seung Han's total compensation ($USD309.09K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD229.97K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Seung Han's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman||no data||HK$2.26m||no data|
|CEO, Compliance Officer & Executive Director||no data||HK$2.40m||no data|
|Deputy Chairman||no data||HK$1.20m||no data|
|CFO & Executive Director||5yrs||HK$1.15m||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.17yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.58yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.58yrs||HK$120.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 8229's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Future Data Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Future Data Group Limited
- Ticker: 8229
- Exchange: SEHK
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: HK$46.800m
- Shares outstanding: 400.00m
- Website: https://www.futuredatagroup.com
Number of Employees
- Future Data Group Limited
- 822, Mullae SK V1 Center
- Unit 801-809
- South Korea
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|8229||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||HK||HKD||Jul 2016|
Future Data Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides system integration and maintenance services in South Korea and Hong Kong. The company offers integrated systems with network connectivity,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/20 10:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/20 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.