United Overseas Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and resale of land and buildings in Malaysia.
Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has United Overseas Australia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EH5's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
SG Real Estate
1 Year Return
SG Real Estate
Return vs Industry: EH5 exceeded the SG Real Estate industry which returned -33.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EH5 exceeded the SG Market which returned -27.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is United Overseas Australia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is United Overseas Australia 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: EH5 (SGD0.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD2.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EH5 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EH5 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.2x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (10.1x).
PE vs Market: EH5 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.2x) compared to the SG market (10.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EH5's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EH5 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (0.4x).
How is United Overseas Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 United Overseas Australia 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 United Overseas Australia's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- United Overseas Australia competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Real Estate industry.
How has United Overseas Australia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EH5 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: EH5's current net profit margins (23.7%) are higher than last year (22.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EH5's earnings have declined by -1.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: EH5's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: EH5 had negative earnings growth (-9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-30.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EH5's Return on Equity (6%) is considered low.
How is United Overseas Australia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EH5's short term assets (A$1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$315.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: EH5's short term assets (A$1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (A$54.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EH5's debt to equity ratio (5.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: EH5's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 11% to 5.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EH5's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (165.6%).
Interest Coverage: EH5 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: EH5 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: EH5's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 8.9x debt).
What is United Overseas Australia's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EH5's dividend (3.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (3.27%).
High Dividend: EH5's dividend (3.52%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (7.07%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EH5's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: EH5's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.6%), EH5's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Chong Kong (78yo)
Mr. Chong Soon Kong @ Chi Suim serves as the Managing Director and Director at United Overseas Australia Ltd since July 1, 1989 and served as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Kong co-founded UOA Development Bhd ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chong's total compensation ($USD1.36M) is above average for companies of similar size in the SG market ($USD662.75K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Non-Executive Chairman & Company Secretary||no data||AU$62.17k||0.14% A$1.1m|
|MD & Director||30.67yrs||AU$2.20m||0.15% A$1.2m|
|Non-Independent Executive Director||32.67yrs||AU$2.20m||0.038% A$301.1k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||11.67yrs||AU$43.00k||0.012% A$92.3k|
|Alternate Non Independent Director||19.58yrs||AU$53.28k||0.075% A$590.4k|
Experienced Board: EH5's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.7 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4%.
United Overseas Australia Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United Overseas Australia Limited
- Ticker: EH5
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: AU$902.881m
- Listing Market Cap: AU$792.138m
- Shares outstanding: 1.48b
- Website: https://www.uoa.com.my
Number of Employees
- United Overseas Australia Limited
- UOA Corporate Tower
- Lobby A, Avenue 10
- Kuala Lumpur
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UOS||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 1992|
|EH5||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Oct 1992|
|UOS||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Oct 1992|
United Overseas Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and resale of land and buildings in Malaysia. The company operates through three segments: Investment, Land development and Resale, and Others. The Investment segment is involved in the holding of various investment properties. The Land Development and Resale segment engages in the development, construction, and sale of residential and commercial properties. The Others segment engages in the operation of hotels, and food and beverage outlets; and provision of facilities support, money lending, and management services, as well as car park operations. United Overseas Australia Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 12:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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