SGX:5JK

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Executive Summary

Hiap Hoe Limited, an investment holding company, develops luxury and mid-tier residential, and hotel-cum-commercial properties in Australia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.


Snowflake Analysis

Unattractive dividend payer with poor track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Hiap Hoe's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.7%

5JK

0.1%

SG Real Estate

1.7%

SG Market


1 Year Return

-19.2%

5JK

-33.0%

SG Real Estate

-26.9%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: 5JK exceeded the SG Real Estate industry which returned -33% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 5JK exceeded the SG Market which returned -26.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

5JKIndustryMarket
7 Day0.7%0.1%1.7%
30 Day-10.9%-20.4%-18.4%
90 Day-12.6%-28.7%-25.6%
1 Year-17.7%-19.2%-30.5%-33.0%-23.8%-26.9%
3 Year5.0%-0.7%-33.4%-39.0%-19.3%-27.9%
5 Year-10.2%-17.3%-30.9%-40.2%-18.4%-32.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Hiap Hoe undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.8x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 5JK (SGD0.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD0.22)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5JK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (9.8x).

PE vs Market: 5JK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the SG market (10.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5JK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (0.4x).


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Future Growth

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

8.8%

Forecasted Real Estate 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 Hiap Hoe 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 Hiap Hoe performed over the past 5 years?

-15.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5JK has a large one-off gain of SGD11.3M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 5JK became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5JK's earnings have declined by -15.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 5JK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 5JK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (-30.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 5JK's Return on Equity (2.9%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Hiap Hoe's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5JK's short term assets (SGD343.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SGD654.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 5JK's short term assets (SGD343.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD205.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5JK's debt to equity ratio (92.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 5JK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 84.2% to 92.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 5JK's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.7%).

Interest Coverage: 5JK's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Hiap Hoe's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.16%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5JK's dividend (2.16%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (3.19%).

High Dividend: 5JK's dividend (2.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (7.09%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 5JK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 5JK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.9%), 5JK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


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?

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ho Beng Teo (64yo)

14.25s

Tenure

S$517,512

Compensation

Mr. Ho Beng Teo has been the Director, Chief Executive Officer at Hiap Hoe Limited since January 16, 2006 and had been its Executive Chairman from May 11, 2012 to 11 May 2017. Mr. Teo serves as an Executiv ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ho Beng Teo
CEO & Director14.25yrsS$517.51k0.57% SGD1.9m
Ho Teo
MD & Director17.25yrsS$224.29kno data
Lan Kwee Cheah
Financial Controller4.83yrsno datano data
Poh Teo
Head of HR & Adminno datano datano data
Keng Teo
Head of Project Management & Contracts and Executive Director2.92yrsno datano data
Ho Teo
Executive Director of Subsidiariesno datano datano data
Beng Hong Ong
Joint Company Secretary4.17yrsno datano data
Swee Tan
Joint Company Secretary4.17yrsno datano data
Poh Teo
Executive Officerno datano datano data
Poh Teo
Executive Officerno datano datano data

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 5JK's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ho Beng Teo
CEO & Director14.25yrsS$517.51k0.57% SGD1.9m
Ho Teo
MD & Director17.25yrsS$224.29kno data
Keng Teo
Head of Project Management & Contracts and Executive Director2.92yrsno datano data
Boon Hui Chan
Lead Independent & Non-Executive Director4.92yrsS$32.00k0.020% SGD65.6k
Cheng Aun Lim
Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board2.92yrsno datano data
Kok Koh
Non-Executive Independent Director5yrsno datano data

5.0yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 5JK's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 5JK 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

Hiap Hoe Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hiap Hoe Limited
  • Ticker: 5JK
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: S$329.390m
  • Shares outstanding: 470.56m
  • Website: https://www.hiaphoe.com

Location

  • Hiap Hoe Limited
  • Hiap Hoe Building At Zhongshan Park
  • No. 13-51, 18 Ah Hood Road
  • Singapore
  • 329983
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
5JKSGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDJan 2003

Biography

Hiap Hoe Limited, an investment holding company, develops luxury and mid-tier residential, and hotel-cum-commercial properties in Australia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The company's Development Properties segment acquires land/property and develops them into residential/industrial/commercial properties for sales. Its Rental segment engages in the business of renting space under the investment properties, property plant and equipment, and completed properties. The company's Leisure segment provides leisure and recreational facilities, including bowling, billiard, and amusement centers under the SuperBowl brand. Its Hotel Operations segment operates hotels under the Ramada Singapore, Days Hotel Singapore, Holiday Inn Express Trafford City, and Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne brands. It also involved in the civil engineering, general road construction, and sub-contractor works. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Singapore. Hiap Hoe Limited is a subsidiary of Hiap Hoe Holdings Pte Ltd. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/07 13:22
End of Day Share Price2020/04/07 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.