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Executive Summary

GDS Global Limited, an investment holding company, provides commercial and industrial door and shutter solutions in Singapore and the South East Asia region.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet not a dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has GDS Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 5VP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

5VP

2.7%

SG Building

0.9%

SG Market


1 Year Return

n/a

5VP

36.0%

SG Building

-17.7%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how 5VP performed against the SG Building industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how 5VP performed against the SG Market.


Shareholder returns

5VPIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.7%0.9%
30 Day0%-3.8%-1.5%
90 Dayn/a27.9%3.6%
1 Yearn/a38.9%36.0%-13.6%-17.7%
3 Yearn/a23.6%16.4%-13.8%-23.9%
5 Year-73.4%-76.1%37.9%25.5%2.3%-15.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is GDS Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.67x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 5VP (SGD0.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD0.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 5VP is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5VP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XA Building industry average.

PE vs Market: 5VP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the SG market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5VP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5VP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the SG Building industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

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

20.7%

Forecasted Capital Goods 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 GDS Global 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 GDS Global performed over the past 5 years?

-64.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5VP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 5VP is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5VP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 64.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 5VP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 5VP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Building industry (-4.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 5VP has a negative Return on Equity (1.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is GDS Global's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5VP's short term assets (SGD16.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD4.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: 5VP's short term assets (SGD16.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD10.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5VP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 5VP currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.

Debt Coverage: 5VP has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 5VP has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is GDS Global current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.06%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5VP's dividend (3.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.5%).

High Dividend: 5VP's dividend (3.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.69%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5VP has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 5VP has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 5VP is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


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?

7.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Michael Wong (68 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Lok Yung Wong, also known as Michael, serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GDS Global Limited. Mr. Wong is responsible for GDS Global Group's overall management, formulating its strate ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Lok Yung Wong
Chairman & CEOno datano datano data
Chiaw Ching Wu
Lead Independent Director7.42yrsS$50.00kno data
Soon Liang Tan
Independent Non-Executive Director0.42yrno datano data
Huei-Chieh Sia
Independent Non-Executive Director7.42yrsS$40.00kno data

7.4yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 5VP's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

GDS Global Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GDS Global Limited
  • Ticker: 5VP
  • Exchange: Catalist
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: S$10.976m
  • Shares outstanding: 112.00m
  • Website: https://www.gdsglobal.com.sg

Number of Employees


Location

  • GDS Global Limited
  • 86, International Road
  • Singapore
  • 629176
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
5VPCatalist (Singapore Exchange Catalist Market)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDApr 2013

Biography

GDS Global Limited, an investment holding company, provides commercial and industrial door and shutter solutions in Singapore and the South East Asia region. The company’s industrial door systems include G ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/14 19:58
End of Day Share Price2020/06/03 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.