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Challenger Technologies SGX:573 Stock Report

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23 May, 2022


Company Financials
573 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6

573 Stock Overview

Challenger Technologies Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of information technology (IT) retail stores under the Challenger brand name in Singapore.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Challenger Technologies
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceS$0.55
52 Week HighS$0.61
52 Week LowS$0.49
1 Month Change-5.17%
3 Month Change-4.35%
1 Year Change-4.35%
3 Year Change0.92%
5 Year Change18.28%
Change since IPO258.72%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

573SG Specialty RetailSG Market

Return vs Industry: 573 underperformed the SG Specialty Retail industry which returned 50.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 573 underperformed the SG Market which returned -0.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 573's price volatile compared to industry and market?
573 volatility
573 Average Weekly Movement3.3%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement5.5%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in SG Market12.1%
10% least volatile stocks in SG Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: 573 is less volatile than 75% of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 573's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1982271Leong Thye Loo

Challenger Technologies Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of information technology (IT) retail stores under the Challenger brand name in Singapore. The company operates through IT Products and Services, Electronic Signage, and Telephonic Call Centre and Data Management Services segments. The IT Products and Services segment retails a selection of IT products, including personal computers, notebooks, printers, scanners, digital imaging solutions, personal digital assistants, mobile and wireless connectivity solutions, audio-visual and projection equipment, and related peripherals.

Challenger Technologies Fundamentals Summary

How do Challenger Technologies's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
573 fundamental statistics
Market CapS$220.97m
Earnings (TTM)S$17.77m
Revenue (TTM)S$283.16m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
573 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueS$220.33m
Gross ProfitS$62.83m
Other ExpensesS$45.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.044
Gross Margin22.19%
Net Profit Margin6.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did 573 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Challenger Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 573 (SGD0.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD1.75)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 573 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 573 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the SG Specialty Retail industry average (12.5x).

PE vs Market: 573 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.4x) compared to the SG market (11.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 573's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 573's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the SG Specialty Retail industry average.

Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Retail 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 Challenger Technologies 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.

Past Performance

How has Challenger Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 573 has a large one-off gain of SGD3.8M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 573's current net profit margins (6.3%) are lower than last year (8.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 573's earnings have grown by 10% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 573's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 573 had negative earnings growth (-23.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (12.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 573's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Challenger Technologies's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 573's short term assets (SGD161.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD41.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 573's short term assets (SGD161.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD14.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 573 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 573 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 573 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 573 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Challenger Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 573's dividend (5.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.22%).

High Dividend: 573's dividend (5.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.95%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 573's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 573's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.9%), 573's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (33.9%), 573's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Leong Thye Loo (67 yo)

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Mr. Leong Thye Loo serves as Chief Executive Officer and the founder of Challenger Technologies Ltd. Mr. Loo has been Executive Director at Challenger Technologies Limited. since January 14, 1984.Mr. Loo...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 573's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 573's board of directors are considered experienced (9.2 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 573 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 16.4%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Challenger Technologies Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Challenger Technologies Limited
  • Ticker: 573
  • Exchange: SGX
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Computer and Electronics Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: S$220.968m
  • Shares outstanding: 401.76m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Challenger Technologies Limited
  • Challenger TecHub
  • 1 Ubi Link
  • Singapore
  • 408553
  • Singapore


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.