SGX:A34

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Executive Summary

Amara Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the hotel investment and management; property investment and development; and specialty restaurants and food services businesses in Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, and Thailand. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A34 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A34's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.7%

A34

0.2%

SG Hospitality

1.2%

SG Market


1 Year Return

-5.3%

A34

1.8%

SG Hospitality

-1.6%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: A34 underperformed the SG Hospitality industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A34 underperformed the SG Market which returned -1.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

A34IndustryMarket
7 Day-2.7%0.2%1.2%
30 Day-7.7%-0.4%1.5%
90 Day-2.7%-0.01%6.1%
1 Year-0.07%-5.3%4.2%1.8%3.6%-1.6%
3 Year-23.7%-32.1%-19.1%-25.6%-7.2%-18.6%
5 Year12.0%-7.7%14.1%-0.9%17.2%-4.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

0.53x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A34 (SGD0.36) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD0.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A34 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A34 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the SG Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: A34 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 A34's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A34 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the SG Hospitality industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

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

34.2%

Forecasted Consumer 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 Amara 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 Amara Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-11.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A34 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: A34 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A34 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare A34's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: A34 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-2.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: A34 has a negative Return on Equity (-2.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Amara Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A34's short term assets (SGD132.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD26.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: A34's short term assets (SGD132.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SGD393.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A34's debt to equity ratio (87%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A34's debt to equity ratio has increased from 82.8% to 87% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A34's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.4%).

Interest Coverage: A34 is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A34's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A34'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 A34's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A34's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: A34 is not paying a notable dividend for the SG market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of A34's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the SG market.


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Management

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

32.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Albert Teo (72 yo)

32.17yrs

Tenure

Mr. Hock Chuan Teo, also known as Albert, serves as the Executive Chairman of Amara Holdings Limited and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 1989. Mr. Teo was instrumental in spearheading the Direct...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hock Chuan Teo
Executive Chairman & CEO32.17yrsno data6.14%
SGD 12.7m
Margaret Pmg
Chief Financial Officerno datano datano data
Pow Yoong Chang
Group Administration Managerno datano datano data
Geok Tin Teo
Company Secretary & Executive Director25.83yrsno data6.12%
SGD 12.7m
Soon Soo Foo
Company Secretary15.92yrsno datano data

32.2yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: A34's management team is seasoned and experienced (32.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Hock Chuan Teo
Executive Chairman & CEO32.17yrsno data6.14%
SGD 12.7m
Geok Tin Teo
Company Secretary & Executive Director25.83yrsno data6.12%
SGD 12.7m
Kwok Wah Mok
Non-Executive Director25.83yrsno data0.12%
SGD 255.6k
Ko Hing Foo
Lead Independent Director2yrsno datano data
Tiong Cheng Tan
Non-Executive Independent Director2.75yrsno datano data
Kwok Ping Chia
Non-Executive Independent Director5.33yrsno datano data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: A34's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Amara Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: A34
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: S$206.989m
  • Shares outstanding: 574.97m
  • Website: https://www.amaraholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Amara Holdings Limited
  • 100 Tras Street
  • No. 06-01 100 AM
  • Singapore
  • 79027
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
A34SGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDAug 1997

Biography

Amara Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the hotel investment and management; property investment and development; and specialty restaurants and food services businesses in Singapo...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/06 11:01
End of Day Share Price2021/03/04 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.