A-Smart Holdings Ltd., an investment holding company, provides a range of print management services in Singapore and internationally.
Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has A-Smart Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BQC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SG Commercial Services
1 Year Return
SG Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: BQC underperformed the SG Commercial Services industry which returned 0% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BQC underperformed the SG Market which returned -14.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is A-Smart Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We're Watching A-Smart Holdings's (SGX:BQC) Cash Burn Situation
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Type Of Shareholder Owns A-Smart Holdings Ltd.'s (SGX:BQC)?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StThe A-Smart Holdings (SGX:BQC) Share Price Is Down 36% So Some Shareholders Are Getting Worried
Is A-Smart Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BQC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BQC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BQC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: BQC 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 BQC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BQC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the SG Commercial Services industry average (0.9x).
How is A-Smart Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 A-Smart 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.
- Examine A-Smart Holdings's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- A-Smart Holdings competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has A-Smart Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BQC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BQC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BQC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 83.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BQC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BQC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-20.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BQC has a negative Return on Equity (-19.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is A-Smart Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BQC's short term assets (SGD11.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD3.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: BQC's short term assets (SGD11.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD286.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BQC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BQC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 212.8%.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: BQC has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: BQC has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 26.3% each year.
What is A-Smart Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BQC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BQC'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 BQC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BQC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BQC is not paying a notable dividend for the SG market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BQC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the SG market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Huan Lim (62yo)
Mr. Lim Huan Chiang, JP has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of A-Smart Holdings Ltd. (known as Xpress Holdings Ltd) since October 26, 2015. Mr. Lim is responsible for the management ...
|Executive Director of Xpress Print Pte Ltd||no data||no data||no data|
|Operations Director of Xpress Print Pte Ltd||no data||no data||no data|
|CEO & Executive Director||4.67yrs||no data||0.66% SGD249.9k|
|Group Financial Controller||5.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Central Desk - New Media||7.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of China Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||6yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Financial Research Xpress Print Pte Ltd||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BQC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Executive Director||4.67yrs||no data||0.66% SGD249.9k|
|Lead Independent Non-Executive Director||6.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||12.25yrs||no data||0.22% SGD82.3k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||4.92yrs||no data||42.74% SGD16.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||2.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: BQC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
A-Smart Holdings Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: A-Smart Holdings Ltd.
- Ticker: BQC
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: S$37.974m
- Shares outstanding: 128.73m
- Website: https://www.a-smart.sg
- A-Smart Holdings Ltd.
- No. 61 Tai Seng Avenue
- No. 03-03, Print Media Hub @ Paya Lebar iPark
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BQC||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Jul 1999|
|IOTA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 1999|
A-Smart Holdings Ltd., an investment holding company, provides a range of print management services in Singapore and internationally. It offers a range of services, including financial printing, conceptualization, design, copywriting, translation, typesetting, color proofing, printing, post-press packaging, distribution, and delivery. The company prints financial research reports, annual reports, asset management reports, initial public offering prospectuses, corporate brochures, year books, magazines, and trade directories, as well as other commercial publications, collaterals, and corporate gifts/premiums. It also organizes media events; and provides publishing services. In addition, the company develops, sells, and redistributes smart information technology solutions, gadgets, and software and hardware products; undertakes multimedia and pre-press works; provides printer consultancy and print related services; and develops and invests in real estate properties. Further, it is involved in selling, leasing, servicing, and maintaining green technology systems. The company was formerly known as Xpress Holdings Ltd and changed its name to A-Smart Holdings Ltd. in October 2016. A-Smart Holdings Ltd. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Singapore.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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