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U14

UOL GroupSGX:U14 Stock Report

Last Price

S$7.11

Market Cap

S$6.0b

7D

1.3%

1Y

-9.2%

Updated

17 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
U14 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends5/6

U14 Stock Overview

UOL Group Limited primarily engages in the property development and investment, and hotel businesses.

UOL Group Competitors

Telecom Argentina

BASE:TECO2

AR$455.2b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for UOL Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceS$7.11
52 Week HighS$8.03
52 Week LowS$6.76
Beta0.97
1 Month Change1.28%
3 Month Change-2.74%
1 Year Change-9.20%
3 Year Change7.73%
5 Year Change10.23%
Change since IPO347.17%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 22
We Think UOL Group (SGX:U14) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

We Think UOL Group (SGX:U14) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Oct 01
Should You Investigate UOL Group Limited (SGX:U14) At S$6.86?

Should You Investigate UOL Group Limited (SGX:U14) At S$6.86?

UOL Group Limited ( SGX:U14 ), might not be a large cap stock, but it had a relatively subdued couple of weeks in terms...

Sep 09
These 4 Measures Indicate That UOL Group (SGX:U14) Is Using Debt Extensively

These 4 Measures Indicate That UOL Group (SGX:U14) Is Using Debt Extensively

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Jul 13
Is There An Opportunity With UOL Group Limited's (SGX:U14) 90% Undervaluation?

Is There An Opportunity With UOL Group Limited's (SGX:U14) 90% Undervaluation?

Does the July share price for UOL Group Limited ( SGX:U14 ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate the...

Shareholder Returns

U14SG Real EstateSG Market
7D1.3%-0.07%1.5%
1Y-9.2%2.7%4.4%

Return vs Industry: U14 underperformed the SG Real Estate industry which returned 2.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: U14 underperformed the SG Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is U14's price volatile compared to industry and market?
U14 volatility
U14 Average Weekly Movement1.8%
Real Estate Industry Average Movement3.1%
Market Average Movement4.7%
10% most volatile stocks in SG Market13.5%
10% least volatile stocks in SG Market2.1%

Stable Share Price: U14 is less volatile than 75% of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: U14's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19632,000Wee Sin Liamhttps://www.uol.com.sg

UOL Group Limited primarily engages in the property development and investment, and hotel businesses. Its property development projects include residential units, office towers and shopping malls, and hotels and serviced suites. The company also owns and/or manages approximately 30 hotels, resorts, and services suites under the Pan Pacific, PARKROYAL COLLECTION, and PARKROYAL names in Asia, Oceania, and North America with approximately 10,000 rooms in its portfolio.

UOL Group Fundamentals Summary

How do UOL Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
U14 fundamental statistics
Market CapS$6.00b
Earnings (TTM)S$186.63m
Revenue (TTM)S$2.26b

32.2x

P/E Ratio

2.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
U14 income statement (TTM)
RevenueS$2.26b
Cost of RevenueS$1.50b
Gross ProfitS$765.77m
ExpensesS$579.14m
EarningsS$186.63m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.22
Gross Margin33.85%
Net Profit Margin8.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio36.5%

How did U14 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.1%

Current Dividend Yield

68%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is UOL Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: U14 (SGD7.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD24.39)

Significantly Below Fair Value: U14 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: U14 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.2x) compared to the SG Real Estate industry average (12.6x).

PE vs Market: U14 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.2x) compared to the SG market (13.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: U14 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: U14's PB Ratio (0.6x) is in line with the SG Real Estate industry average.


Future Growth

How is UOL Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

26.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: U14's forecast earnings growth (26.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: U14's earnings (26.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the SG market (14.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: U14's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the SG market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: U14's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: U14's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.9%).


Past Performance

How has UOL Group performed over the past 5 years?

-17.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: U14 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: U14's current net profit margins (8.2%) are higher than last year (6.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: U14's earnings have declined by 17.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: U14's earnings growth over the past year (44.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-17.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: U14 earnings growth over the past year (44.8%) exceeded the Real Estate industry 30.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: U14's Return on Equity (2.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is UOL Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: U14's short term assets (SGD4.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD3.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: U14's short term assets (SGD4.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD3.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: U14's net debt to equity ratio (28.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: U14's debt to equity ratio has increased from 32.6% to 36.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: U14's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.2%).

Interest Coverage: U14's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is UOL Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.11%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: U14's dividend (2.11%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2%).

High Dividend: U14's dividend (2.11%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.49%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: U14's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: U14's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (67.8%), U14's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: U14's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.3% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Wee Sin Liam (62 yo)

3yrs

Tenure

S$217,500

Compensation

Mr. Wee Sin Liam has been Group Chief Executive at UOL Group Limited since January 2, 2019 and as its Executive Non-independent Director since April 25, 2019. Mr. Liam served as Deputy Group Chief Executiv...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Wee Sin's total compensation ($USD161.41K) is below average for companies of similar size in the SG market ($USD946.58K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Wee Sin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: U14's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: U14's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: U14 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

UOL Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UOL Group Limited
  • Ticker: U14
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1963
  • Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: S$6.003b
  • Shares outstanding: 844.34m
  • Website: https://www.uol.com.sg

Number of Employees


Location

  • UOL Group Limited
  • 101 Thomson Road
  • No. 33-00 United Square
  • Singapore
  • 307591
  • Singapore

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/17 16:15
End of Day Share Price2022/01/17 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.