Raffles Education Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, provides education and related services in ASEAN, North Asia, South Asia, Australasia, and Europe. More Details
Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Raffles Education's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NR7's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SG Consumer Services
1 Year Return
SG Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: NR7 exceeded the SG Consumer Services industry which returned 28.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NR7 exceeded the SG Market which returned -20.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Raffles Education's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Raffles Education (SGX:NR7) Using Too Much Debt?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHong Leong Oei Just Bought 1.5% More Shares In Raffles Education Corporation Limited (SGX:NR7)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholders Hold The Majority In Raffles Education Corporation Limited's (SGX:NR7) Shares?
Is Raffles Education 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 NR7's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NR7's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NR7 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XA Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: NR7 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 NR7's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NR7 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XA Consumer Services industry average (1.7x).
How is Raffles Education forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Raffles Education 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of NR7’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Raffles Education competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Consumer Services industry.
How has Raffles Education performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NR7 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NR7 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NR7 is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NR7's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NR7 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (-0.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NR7 has a negative Return on Equity (-2.1%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Raffles Education's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NR7's short term assets (SGD137.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SGD234.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: NR7's short term assets (SGD137.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SGD257.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NR7's debt to equity ratio (50%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NR7's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 59.3% to 50% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NR7's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if NR7's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Raffles Education current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NR7's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NR7'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 NR7's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NR7's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NR7 is not paying a notable dividend for the SG market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NR7'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
Hua Seng Chew (66 yo)
Mr. Hua Seng Chew is the Founder of Raffles Education Corporation Limited and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Chew has been Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Dir ...
|Founder||no data||no data||26.14% |
|Chief Financial Officer||17.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of HR||16.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||13.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Indochina Operations and Chief Executive Officer of Raffles University Sri Lanka||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Raffles University Iskandar & VP of Raffles University System||no data||no data||no data|
|President-Raffles University Sri Lanka and Principal-Raffles College of Design & Commerce - Sydney||4.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Raffles University Iskandar/Raffles American School||no data||no data||7.44% |
Experienced Management: NR7's management team is seasoned and experienced (15 years average tenure).
|Founder||no data||no data||26.14% |
|Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non Executive Director||12yrs||no data||0.026% |
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||0.92yr||no data||2.86% |
|Lead Independent Non Executive Director||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: NR7's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NR7 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.
Raffles Education Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Raffles Education Corporation Limited
- Ticker: NR7
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: S$186.119m
- Shares outstanding: 1.38b
- Website: https://raffles.education
Number of Employees
- Raffles Education Corporation Limited
- Raffles Education Square
- 51 Merchant Road
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RFLF.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 2002|
|NR7||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Jan 2002|
|O2KC||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2002|
|RFLF.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSP ADR EACH REPR 20 ORD||US||USD||Nov 2008|
Raffles Education Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, provides education and related services in ASEAN, North Asia, South Asia, Australasia, and Europe. It operates through Education, Educa ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/20 12:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/20 00:00|
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