First Sponsor Group Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, and sells residential and commercial properties primarily in the People’s Republic of China and Europe.
Solid track record and good value.
Share Price & News
How has First Sponsor Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ADN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SG Real Estate
1 Year Return
SG Real Estate
Return vs Industry: ADN exceeded the SG Real Estate industry which returned -18.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ADN exceeded the SG Market which returned -15.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is First Sponsor Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is First Sponsor Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ADN (SGD1.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD2.12)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ADN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ADN is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.5x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (10.5x).
PE vs Market: ADN is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.5x) compared to the SG market (11.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ADN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ADN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (0.4x).
How is First Sponsor Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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 First Sponsor Group 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 whether First Sponsor Group is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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- Explore growth companies in the Real Estate industry.
How has First Sponsor Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ADN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ADN's current net profit margins (51.5%) are higher than last year (41.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ADN's earnings have grown by 19.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ADN's earnings growth over the past year (43%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ADN earnings growth over the past year (43%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -21%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ADN's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.
How is First Sponsor Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ADN's short term assets (SGD1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD663.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: ADN's short term assets (SGD1.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD498.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ADN's debt to equity ratio (43.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ADN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 19.4% to 43.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ADN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.8%).
Interest Coverage: ADN earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is First Sponsor Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ADN's dividend (2.35%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.72%).
High Dividend: ADN's dividend (2.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (6.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ADN has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ADN's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13%), ADN's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Teck Neo (48yo)
Mr. Teck Pheng Neo has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of First Sponsor Group Limited since October 1, 2007. Mr. Neo is an Investment Manager of City Developments Limited. Mr. Neo ...
|Group CEO & Executive Director||12.67yrs||no data||2.82% SGD26.0m|
|Group Chief Financial Officer||9.08yrs||no data||0.16% SGD1.5m|
|Chief Executive Officer of Chengdu Operations||8.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Guangdong Operations||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Shanghai Operations||8.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of European Operations||0.92yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ADN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.6 years average tenure).
|Group CEO & Executive Director||12.67yrs||no data||2.82% SGD26.0m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||5.17yrs||no data||0.53% SGD4.9m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Lead Independent Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.062% SGD575.0k|
|Alternate Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.28% SGD2.6m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||6.08yrs||no data||0.021% SGD192.9k|
|Non-Executive Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ADN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ADN 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.
First Sponsor Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: First Sponsor Group Limited
- Ticker: ADN
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Real Estate Development
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: S$921.289m
- Shares outstanding: 801.12m
- Website: https://www.1st-sponsor.com.sg
Number of Employees
- First Sponsor Group Limited
- No. 06-03 Bank of Singapore Centre
- 63 Market Street
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ADN||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Jul 2014|
First Sponsor Group Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, and sells residential and commercial properties primarily in the People’s Republic of China and Europe. The company operates through Property Development, Property Investment, Property Financing, and Hotel Operations segments. It also provides interest bearing loans to vendor financing arrangements and subscription of debt securities. In addition, the company owns and operates hotels. First Sponsor Group Limited was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Singapore.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 13:24|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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