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Actron Technology TPEX:8255 Stock Report

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27 Sep, 2022


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8255 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health5/6

8255 Stock Overview

Actron Technology Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components of vehicles for automakers worldwide.

Actron Technology Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Actron Technology
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceNT$162.50
52 Week HighNT$297.00
52 Week LowNT$125.00
1 Month Change-13.10%
3 Month Change-3.27%
1 Year Change-21.12%
3 Year Change78.57%
5 Year Change53.30%
Change since IPO388.66%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

8255TW Auto ComponentsTW Market

Return vs Industry: 8255 underperformed the TW Auto Components industry which returned 3.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 8255 underperformed the TW Market which returned -19.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 8255's price volatile compared to industry and market?
8255 volatility
8255 Average Weekly Movement8.6%
Auto Components Industry Average Movement5.4%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in TW Market8.2%
10% least volatile stocks in TW Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: 8255 is more volatile than 90% of TW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 8255's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of TW stocks.

About the Company

1998n/aGeorge Wu

Actron Technology Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic components of vehicles for automakers worldwide. It offers power modules; high and low cup, and JP pressfit diodes; dish diodes; and TO-220, standard, micro, and jumbo button diodes. The company also provides alternators, regulators, and anti-lock brake system controls.

Actron Technology Fundamentals Summary

How do Actron Technology's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
8255 fundamental statistics
Market CapNT$14.86b
Earnings (TTM)NT$489.27m
Revenue (TTM)NT$3.77b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
8255 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueNT$2.73b
Gross ProfitNT$1.04b
Other ExpensesNT$546.31m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)5.35
Gross Margin27.50%
Net Profit Margin12.99%
Debt/Equity Ratio37.6%

How did 8255 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 8255 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 8255?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

8255 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue4.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA28.4x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 8255's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

8255 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 8255 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average20.7x
3552 Tung Thih Electronic
6605 Depo Auto Parts Industrial
1563 SuperAlloy Industrial
6279 Hu Lane Associate
8255 Actron Technology

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 8255 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (30.4x) compared to the peer average (20.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 8255's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the TW Auto Components Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 8255 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (30.4x) compared to the TW Auto Components industry average (16.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 8255's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

8255 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio30.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 8255's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 8255 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 8255 (NT$162.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NT$46.86)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 8255 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Actron Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

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 Automobiles 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 Actron Technology 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.

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  • Examine Actron Technology'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.

Past Performance

How has Actron Technology 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: 8255 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 8255's current net profit margins (13%) are lower than last year (13.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 8255's earnings have declined by 6.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 8255's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 8255 had negative earnings growth (-2.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (1.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 8255's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Actron Technology's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 8255's short term assets (NT$2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$1.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: 8255's short term assets (NT$2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$1.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 8255's net debt to equity ratio (23%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 8255's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.9% to 37.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 8255's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.4%).

Interest Coverage: 8255 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Actron Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Actron Technology Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Actron Technology dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Actron Technology)2.5%
Market Bottom 25% (TW)2.5%
Market Top 25% (TW)7.0%
Industry Average (Auto Components)2.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Actron Technology)n/a

Notable Dividend: 8255's dividend (2.46%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (2.54%).

High Dividend: 8255's dividend (2.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (6.96%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 8255's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 8255's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (74.6%), 8255's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: 8255 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


George Wu

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Mr. Chien Chung Wu, also known as George, serves as President of Actron Technology Corporation.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 8255's management team is seasoned and experienced (20.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 8255'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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of 8255?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public85,383,09393.4%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 10 shareholders own 6.64% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Uni-President Assets Management Co., Ltd.
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
2,143,000NT$348.2m0.09%no data
BlackRock, Inc.
733,000NT$119.1m-2.79%no data
Capital Investment Trust Corporation
PGIM, Inc.
215,941NT$35.1m0%no data
SinoPac Securities Investment Trust Co. Limited
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund
58,000NT$9.4m7.41%no data
State Street Global Advisors, Inc.
46,877NT$7.6m0%no data
Jih Sun Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
4,000NT$650.0k0%no data

Company Information

Actron Technology Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Actron Technology Corporation
  • Ticker: 8255
  • Exchange: TPEX
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Implied Market Cap: NT$14.862b
  • Shares outstanding: 91.46m
  • Website:


  • Actron Technology Corporation
  • No. 12, Nankan Road
  • Sec. 2
  • Taoyuan City
  • 338
  • Taiwan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
8255TPEX (Taipei Exchange)YesCommon StockTWTWDMar 2005

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/27 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.