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Executive Summary

E-Life Corporation engages in the retail of home appliances, computers, and mobile devices in Taiwan. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record.

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Share Price & News

How has E-Life's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 6281 is less volatile than 75% of TW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 6281's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




TW Specialty Retail


TW Market

1 Year Return




TW Specialty Retail


TW Market

Return vs Industry: 6281 exceeded the TW Specialty Retail industry which returned -1.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 6281 underperformed the TW Market which returned 40.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day7.2%-3.1%-2.9%
30 Day11.8%4.1%5.8%
90 Day12.7%-7.5%13.4%
1 Year27.9%20.8%1.0%-1.3%45.2%40.3%
3 Year50.4%25.6%70.2%53.4%64.1%45.6%
5 Year88.3%38.2%79.4%50.4%119.1%80.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is E-Life's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is E-Life 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: 6281 (NT$81.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NT$145.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 6281 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 6281 is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the TW Specialty Retail industry average (16.7x).

PE vs Market: 6281 is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the TW market (19.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 6281's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 6281 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the TW Specialty Retail industry average (1.9x).

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Future Growth

How is E-Life forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


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 E-Life 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 E-Life performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 6281 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 6281's current net profit margins (3%) are higher than last year (2.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 6281's earnings have grown by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 6281's earnings growth over the past year (32%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 6281 earnings growth over the past year (32%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 18.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 6281's Return on Equity (22.3%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is E-Life's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 6281's short term assets (NT$4.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$3.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: 6281's short term assets (NT$4.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$2.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 6281 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 6281 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 6281 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 6281 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is E-Life current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 6281's dividend (4.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (1.98%).

High Dividend: 6281's dividend (4.91%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (4.99%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 6281's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 6281's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68.1%), 6281's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

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


Average management tenure


Jeffrey Lin



Mr. Jeffrey Lin is Chief Executive Officer of E-Life Mall Corporation since June 16, 2016. Mr. Lin holds MBA from Georgetown University, USA.

Leadership Team

Jeffrey Lin
Chief Executive Officer4.75yrsno datano data
Jill Chen
Assistant Vice President of Financial & Accounting Division1.58yrsno datano data
Leslie Lin
Assistant Vice President of Marketing Division1yrno datano data
Eva Liao
Assistant Vice President of Logistics Management & Human Resources Department2yrsno datano data
Peter Lin
Vice President of Southern District Branch0.92yrno datano data
Steve Hsieh
Vice President of Northern District Branch9.08yrsno datano data
Chun-Ke Wu
Vice President of IT Management Division9yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: 6281's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Scott Lin
Independent Director5.75yrsno datano data
Fu-Tsai Lin
Supervisor22.75yrsno data1.35%
NT$ 106.2m
Chi-Min Lin
Chairman of the Board22.75yrsno data5.77%
NT$ 455.3m
Chung-Ho Lin
Representative Vice Chairman of the Board4.83yrsno data1.18%
NT$ 93.1m
Hsin-Chao Liu
Supervisor19.75yrsno data1.03%
NT$ 81.1m
Kuo-Tsai Lu
Director22.75yrsno datano data
Chi-Chen Lin
Director22.75yrsno datano data
Kuang-Cheng Wang
Representative Director1.75yrsno datano data
Jeff Lin
Representative Director7.75yrsno datano data
Jones Yu
Independent Director2.75yrsno datano data
Ching-Feng Hung
Director22.75yrsno datano data
Brian Hsu
Independent Director1.75yrsno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Board: 6281's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.8 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

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

E-Life Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: E-Life Corporation
  • Ticker: 6281
  • Exchange: TSEC
  • Founded: 1975
  • Industry: Computer and Electronics Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: NT$7.884b
  • Shares outstanding: 99.17m
  • Website: https://www.elifemall.com.tw

Number of Employees


  • E-Life Corporation
  • No. 55, Wugong 6th Road
  • Wugu District
  • New Taipei City
  • 248
  • Taiwan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
6281TSEC (Taiwan Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockTWTWDDec 2005


E-Life Corporation engages in the retail of home appliances, computers, and mobile devices in Taiwan. It operates 320 retail stores, as well as an online shopping platform. The company was founded in 1975 ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 08:47
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 00:00
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.