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ELL Environmental Holdings

Executive Summary

ELL Environmental Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, designs, constructs, operates, and manages wastewater treatment facilities in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has ELL Environmental Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 1395's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.8%

1395

-1.4%

HK Water Utilities

-5.5%

HK Market


1 Year Return

-23.1%

1395

-19.2%

HK Water Utilities

-1.9%

HK Market

Return vs Industry: 1395 underperformed the Hong Kong Water Utilities industry which returned -19.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 1395 underperformed the Hong Kong Market which returned -1.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

1395IndustryMarket
7 Day2.8%-1.4%-5.5%
30 Day2.8%-1.4%-7.6%
90 Day-6.8%-4.0%-0.5%
1 Year-18.9%-23.1%-15.6%-19.2%2.1%-1.9%
3 Year-61.3%-63.3%-9.1%-19.6%-8.4%-18.3%
5 Year-82.3%-83.6%-0.6%-16.0%16.1%-3.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is ELL Environmental Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is ELL Environmental Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 1395 (HK$0.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value (HK$0.4)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 1395 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 1395 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.2x) compared to the HK Water Utilities industry average (6.5x).

PE vs Market: 1395 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.2x) compared to the Hong Kong market (10.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 1395's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 1395 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the HK Water Utilities industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

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

11.3%

Forecasted Utilities 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 ELL Environmental 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.


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Past Performance

How has ELL Environmental Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-43.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 1395 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 1395 became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 1395 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -43.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 1395 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 1395 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Water Utilities industry (-4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 1395's Return on Equity (4.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is ELL Environmental Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 1395's short term assets (HK$89.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$42.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: 1395's short term assets (HK$89.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$51.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 1395's debt to equity ratio (8.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 1395's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.5% to 8.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 1395's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (112.4%).

Interest Coverage: 1395 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is ELL Environmental Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.55%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 1395's dividend (4.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (2.3%).

High Dividend: 1395's dividend (4.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Hong Kong market (7.05%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 1395 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 1395 has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (78.3%), 1395's payments are 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?

6.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kwan Chan (37 yo)

6yrs

Tenure

HK$2,120,000

Compensation

Mr. Kwan Chan has been the Chief Executive Officer of ELL Environmental Holdings Limited since September 5, 2014. Mr. Chan is responsible for all major affairs of ELL Environmental Holdings, including proj ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kwan's total compensation ($USD273.55K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Hong Kong market ($USD230.00K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
On Ta Chau
Executive Chairman6yrsHK$1.39m20.32%
HK$ 24.8m
Kwan Chan
CEO & Executive Director6yrsHK$2.12m1.71%
HK$ 2.1m
Chi Chiu Fan
Chief Financial Officer5.25yrsno datano data
Chi Yan Chau
Deputy GM & Executive Director6.5yrsHK$564.00kno data
Radius Suhendra
Executive Director3.92yrsHK$100.00kno data
Siu Man KR Kwok
Company Secretary6.5yrsno datano data

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

42yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 1395's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
On Ta Chau
Executive Chairman6yrsHK$1.39m20.32%
HK$ 24.8m
Kwan Chan
CEO & Executive Director6yrsHK$2.12m1.71%
HK$ 2.1m
Chi Yan Chau
Deputy GM & Executive Director6.5yrsHK$564.00kno data
Radius Suhendra
Executive Director3.92yrsHK$100.00kno data
Pak Lam Chan
Non-Executive Director6.5yrsHK$576.00kno data
Chung Yan Ng
Independent Non-Executive Director6yrsHK$120.00kno data
Man Kung Ng
Independent Non-Executive Director6yrsHK$120.00kno data
Bo Leung
Independent Non-Executive Director0.92yrHK$21.00kno data

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

45yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 1395's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

ELL Environmental Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ELL Environmental Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: 1395
  • Exchange: SEHK
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: HK$121.803m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.11b
  • Website: https://www.ellhk.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • ELL Environmental Holdings Limited
  • Rugao Hengfa Municipal & Ind. Wastewater
  • North of Huimin Road
  • Rugao
  • Jiangsu Province
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
1395SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesNew Ordinary SharesHKHKDSep 2014
6ELDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNew Ordinary SharesDEEURSep 2014

Biography

ELL Environmental Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, designs, constructs, operates, and manages wastewater treatment facilities in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. Th ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/28 12:45
End of Day Share Price2020/09/25 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.