CSE Global Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated industrial automation, information technology, and intelligent transport solutions in the Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. More Details
Solid track record, good value and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has CSE Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 544 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 544's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 544 matched the SG IT industry which returned 29.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 544 exceeded the SG Market which returned 20% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CSE Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is CSE Global 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: 544 (SGD0.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD1.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 544 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 544 is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the XA IT industry average (26.9x).
PE vs Market: 544 is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the SG market (15.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 544 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 544's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the SG IT industry average.
How is CSE Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 544's forecast earnings growth (3.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: 544's earnings (3.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the SG market (24.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 544's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 544's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the SG market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 544's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 544's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.2%).
How has CSE Global performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 544 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 544's current net profit margins (5.6%) are higher than last year (5.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 544's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 544's earnings growth over the past year (15.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 544 earnings growth over the past year (15.2%) exceeded the IT industry 11.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 544's Return on Equity (14.6%) is considered low.
How is CSE Global's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 544's short term assets (SGD254.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (SGD161.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: 544's short term assets (SGD254.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD49.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 544's debt to equity ratio (48.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 544's debt to equity ratio has increased from 22.3% to 48.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 544's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.8%).
Interest Coverage: 544's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.5x coverage).
What is CSE Global current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 544's dividend (5.14%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (1.87%).
High Dividend: 544's dividend (5.14%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (4.64%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 544's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 544's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50.1%), 544's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 544's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Boon Kheng Lim (53 yo)
Mr. Boon Kheng Lim has been the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CSE Global Limited since November 28, 2013. Mr. Lim serves as a Managing Director at CSE Global (Asia) Limited. He ser...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Boon Kheng's total compensation ($USD1.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the SG market ($USD741.56K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Boon Kheng's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: 544's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 544's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CSE Global Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CSE Global Limited
- Ticker: 544
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: S$284.383m
- Shares outstanding: 512.40m
- Website: https://www.cse-global.com
Number of Employees
- CSE Global Limited
- Building C
- No. 01-21, 202 Bedok South Avenue 1
CSE Global Limited, an investment holding company, provides integrated industrial automation, information technology, and intelligent transport solutions in the Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Midd...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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