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Blue River HoldingsSEHK:498 Stock Report

Market Cap

HK$271.6m

7D

0%

1Y

-25.5%

Updated

22 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
498 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

498 Overview

Blue River Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, develops and invests in ports and infrastructure in the Yangtze River region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Blue River Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$0.25
52 Week HighHK$0.25
52 Week LowHK$0.66
Beta0.47
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-25.46%
3 Year Change-58.30%
5 Year Change-69.25%
Change since IPO-99.79%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 06
Blue River Holdings' (HKG:498) Profits Appear To Have Quality Issues

Blue River Holdings' (HKG:498) Profits Appear To Have Quality Issues

Blue River Holdings Limited's ( HKG:498 ) robust recent earnings didn't do much to move the stock. However the...

Shareholder Returns

498HK InfrastructureHK Market
7D0%0.5%1.8%
1Y-25.5%6.9%5.7%

Return vs Industry: 498 underperformed the Hong Kong Infrastructure industry which returned 6.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 498 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned 5.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 498's price volatile compared to industry and market?
498 volatility
498 Beta0.47
Industry Beta0.68
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine 498's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine 498's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1993557Marc Andreas Tschirnerhttps://www.blueriverholdings.com.hk

Blue River Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, develops and invests in ports and infrastructure in the Yangtze River region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and internationally. The company operates through Ports and logistics, Property, Securities, and Financial services segments. The Ports and Logistics segment develops and operates ports, LPG, CNG and LNG distribution, and logistics businesses.

Blue River Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Blue River Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
498 fundamental statistics
Market CapHK$271.56m
Earnings (TTM)HK$151.29m
Revenue (TTM)HK$277.29m

1.8x

P/E Ratio

1.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
498 income statement (TTM)
RevenueHK$277.29m
Cost of RevenueHK$796.48m
Gross Profit-HK$519.19m
Expenses-HK$670.48m
EarningsHK$151.29m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.14
Gross Margin-187.24%
Net Profit Margin54.56%
Debt/Equity Ratio11.9%

How did 498 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Blue River Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.8x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 498's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 498's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 498 is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.8x) compared to the Hong Kong Infrastructure industry average (5.4x).

PE vs Market: 498 is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.8x) compared to the Hong Kong market (9.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 498's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 498 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the HK Infrastructure industry average (0.5x).


Future Growth

How is Blue River Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.1%

Forecasted Transportation 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 Blue River Holdings 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 Blue River Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-26.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 498 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 498 became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 498 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -26.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 498 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 498 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Infrastructure industry (92.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 498's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Blue River Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 498's short term assets (HK$4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$1.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: 498's short term assets (HK$4.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$723.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 498's debt to equity ratio (11.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 498's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.2% to 11.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 498's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 498's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Blue River Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 498's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 498'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 498's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 498's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 498 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 498's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Hong Kong market.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Marc Andreas Tschirner (49 yo)

0.75

Tenure

HK$172,000

Compensation

Mr. Marc Andreas Tschirner has been Executive Director and Managing Director at Blue River Holdings Limited (formerly known as PYI Corporation Limited) since January 18, 2021. He served as Executive Direct...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 498's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: 498's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Blue River Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Blue River Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 498
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Marine Ports and Services
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: HK$271.563m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.10b
  • Website: https://www.blueriverholdings.com.hk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Blue River Holdings Limited
  • China United Centre
  • Suites 2801-03
  • North Point
  • Hong Kong

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/22 10:06
End of Day Share Price2021/07/26 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/03/31


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.