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Executive Summary

Hong Fok Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the investment, construction, development, and management of properties in Singapore and Hong Kong. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Hong Fok's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: H30 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.3%

H30

-0.2%

SG Real Estate

0.7%

SG Market


1 Year Return

-23.2%

H30

-22.0%

SG Real Estate

-21.6%

SG Market

Return vs Industry: H30 underperformed the SG Real Estate industry which returned -22% over the past year.

Return vs Market: H30 underperformed the SG Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

H30IndustryMarket
7 Day-2.3%-0.2%0.7%
30 Day-3.1%-0.7%-1.1%
90 Day-8.0%-5.7%-4.3%
1 Year-22.0%-23.2%-19.1%-22.0%-17.4%-21.6%
3 Year-16.3%-19.7%-27.3%-33.8%-17.2%-27.3%
5 Year7.7%0.4%-9.0%-21.5%-0.3%-18.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Hong Fok undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.94x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: H30 (SGD0.63) is trading above our estimate of fair value (SGD0.23)

Significantly Below Fair Value: H30 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: H30 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.9x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (11x).

PE vs Market: H30 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.9x) compared to the SG market (12.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate H30's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: H30 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

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

22.7%

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 Hong Fok 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 Hong Fok performed over the past 5 years?

9.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: H30 has a large one-off gain of SGD101.4M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: H30's current net profit margins (99.5%) are lower than last year .


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: H30's earnings have grown by 9.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: H30's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: H30 had negative earnings growth (-43%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-34.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: H30's Return on Equity (4.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Hong Fok's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: H30's short term assets (SGD252.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD92.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: H30's short term assets (SGD252.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SGD791.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: H30's debt to equity ratio (31.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: H30's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.6% to 31.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: H30's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.3%).

Interest Coverage: H30's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Hong Fok current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.59%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: H30's dividend (1.59%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.58%).

High Dividend: H30's dividend (1.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.52%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: H30 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: H30's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (6.2%), H30'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.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Patrick Cheong (71 yo)

6.67yrs

Tenure

Mr. Pin Chuan Cheong, also known as Patrick, has been Joint Chief Executive Officer of Hong Fok Corporation Ltd. since January 31, 2014. Mr. Cheong served as Joint Chairman and Joint Managing Director of W ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Pin Chuan Cheong
Joint CEO & Executive Director6.67yrsno data2.56%
SGD 13.7m
Sim Eng Cheong
Joint CEO & Executive Director30.33yrsno data13.67%
SGD 73.0m
Chay Tiang Koh
VP of Accounts & Finance and Company Secretaryno datano datano data
Hooi Kheng Cheong
COO & Executive Director31.5yrsno data1.75%
SGD 9.3m
Puay Kheng Cheong
Vice President of Administration & Personnel6.25yrsno data0.90%
SGD 4.8m
Jimmy Yeo
Vice President of Marketingno datano datano data
Swee Oi Lo
Company Secretary5.75yrsno datano data

6.7yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: H30's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Pin Chuan Cheong
Joint CEO & Executive Director6.67yrsno data2.56%
SGD 13.7m
Sim Eng Cheong
Joint CEO & Executive Director30.33yrsno data13.67%
SGD 73.0m
Hooi Kheng Cheong
COO & Executive Director31.5yrsno data1.75%
SGD 9.3m
Pengee Chan
Non-Executive Independent Chairmanno dataS$124.50kno data
Jun Xiong Lim
Non-Executive Independent Director6.17yrsS$92.00kno data
Yew Hon Chow
Lead Independent Director6yrsS$99.50kno data

30.3yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: H30's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 30.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: H30 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

Hong Fok Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hong Fok Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: H30
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: S$534.023m
  • Shares outstanding: 847.66m
  • Website: https://www.hongfok.com.sg

Location

  • Hong Fok Corporation Limited
  • The Concourse
  • No. 41-00, 300 Beach Road
  • Singapore
  • 199555
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
H30SGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDJan 1992
H8VBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992

Biography

Hong Fok Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the investment, construction, development, and management of properties in Singapore and Hong Kong. The company develops residential ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/20 19:32
End of Day Share Price2020/09/18 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.