TSEC:2731

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Executive Summary

Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd. provides travel services in Taiwan and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet not a dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Lion Travel Service's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 2731 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of TW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 2731's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.9%

2731

0.9%

TW Hospitality

-2.9%

TW Market


1 Year Return

31.8%

2731

18.2%

TW Hospitality

40.3%

TW Market

Return vs Industry: 2731 exceeded the TW Hospitality industry which returned 18.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 2731 underperformed the TW Market which returned 40.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

2731IndustryMarket
7 Day-1.9%0.9%-2.9%
30 Day30.0%13.3%5.8%
90 Day19.1%2.8%13.4%
1 Year35.3%31.8%21.7%18.2%45.2%40.3%
3 Year-18.2%-27.2%-6.0%-14.7%64.1%45.6%
5 Year-0.8%-19.3%7.2%-8.2%119.1%80.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Lion Travel Service's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Lion Travel Service undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.12x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 2731 (NT$92.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NT$15.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 2731 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 2731 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the TW Hospitality industry average.

PE vs Market: 2731 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the TW market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 2731's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 2731 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the TW Hospitality industry average (2.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Lion Travel Service forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

73.1%

Forecasted Consumer Services 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 Lion Travel Service 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 Lion Travel Service performed over the past 5 years?

-28.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 2731 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: 2731 is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 2731 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 28.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 2731's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 2731 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-28.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 2731 has a negative Return on Equity (-16.22%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Lion Travel Service's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 2731's short term assets (NT$4.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$2.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 2731's short term assets (NT$4.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$2.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 2731's debt to equity ratio (100.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 2731's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.4% to 100.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 2731's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if 2731's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Lion Travel Service current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.16%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 2731's dividend (2.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (1.98%).

High Dividend: 2731's dividend (2.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (4.99%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 2731 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 2731's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 2731 is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


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?


CEO

Pei Hsin-Yu

no data

Tenure

Pei Hsin-Yu has been the President of Sales Group at Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd. since June 30, 2016 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Pei Hsin-Yu's major experience include General Manager at L...


Ownership

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

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: 2731
  • Exchange: TSEC
  • Founded: 1977
  • Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: NT$6.307b
  • Shares outstanding: 70.00m
  • Website: https://www.liontravel.com

Location

  • Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd.
  • No.151, Shitan Road
  • 9th Floor
  • Taipei
  • 114
  • Taiwan

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
2731TSEC (Taiwan Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockTWTWDOct 2012

Biography

Lion Travel Service Co., Ltd. provides travel services in Taiwan and internationally. The company offers services, such as flight ticket, travel visa application, and hotel booking services, as well as pro...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 08:41
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.