SGX:AZR

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

United Food Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the purchase and sale of food products in Hong Kong.


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.0%

AZR

-0.9%

SG Food

-2.0%

SG Market


1 Year Return

-65.2%

AZR

7.3%

SG Food

-4.8%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: AZR underperformed the SG Food industry which returned 10% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AZR underperformed the SG Market which returned -3.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AZRIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.0%-0.9%-2.0%
30 Day-8.0%-2.5%-3.4%
90 Day-20.7%-2.3%-2.6%
1 Year-65.2%-65.2%10.3%7.3%-1.0%-4.8%
3 Year-68.3%-68.3%-3.1%-10.4%7.5%-3.9%
5 Year-92.6%-92.7%2.0%-9.5%7.7%-10.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

0.17x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AZR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AZR's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AZR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the SG Food industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

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

14.5%

Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 United Food 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 United Food Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

45.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AZR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AZR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AZR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 45.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AZR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (3.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AZR has a negative Return on Equity (-13.09%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is United Food Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AZR's short term assets (CN¥190.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥82.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: AZR's short term assets (CN¥190.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥6.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AZR's debt to equity ratio (3.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AZR's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AZR has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AZR's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 19x debt).


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: Insufficient data to determine if AZR has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AZR has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.6%markettop25%5.7%industryaverage3.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AZR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AZR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AZR'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?

2.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

United Food Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Xiaoran Wu
Finance Director & Executive Director3.6yrsCN¥750.00kno data
Yang Liu
Chief Marketing Officer2.4yrsno datano data
Chiang Wai Ming
Company Secretary4.4yrsno datano data

2.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AZR's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Xiaoran Wu
Finance Director & Executive Director3.6yrsCN¥750.00kno data
Hee Kok Chng
Independent Director4.3yrsCN¥75.00kno data
Chung Yee Ling
Lead Independent Director4.3yrsCN¥75.00kno data
Yanan Song
Non-Executive Chairman3.5yrsCN¥12.50k23.54% CN¥2.0m
John Ng
Independent Director2.8yrsCN¥75.00kno data

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

41yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AZR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: United Food Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: AZR
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: S$8.644m
  • Shares outstanding: 187.90m
  • Website: https://www.unitedfood.com.sg

Number of Employees


Location

  • United Food Holdings Limited
  • Shenquan Village
  • Luozhuang District
  • Linyi
  • Shandong Province
  • 276017
  • China

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AZRSGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDMar 2001

Biography

United Food Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the purchase and sale of food products in Hong Kong. It also manufactures and sells additives, such as L-ascorbyl palmitate or antioxidant; and animal feed and traditional medicine from traditional Chinese herbs. In addition, the company trades in agricultural products; and provides logistics services. United Food Holdings Limited was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Linyi, China. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/25 12:38
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.