Utechzone Co., Ltd. provides automated optical inspection products in Taiwan. More Details
Adequate balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Utechzone's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 3455 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 3455 underperformed the TW Electronic industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 3455 underperformed the TW Market which returned 14.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Utechzone's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StUtechzone Co., Ltd. (GTSM:3455) Investors Should Think About This Before Buying It For Its Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Utechzone (GTSM:3455) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden
1 month ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital At Utechzone (GTSM:3455) Paint An Interesting Picture
Is Utechzone undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 3455 (NT$50.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NT$32.14)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 3455 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 3455 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37x) compared to the TW Electronic industry average (17.2x).
PE vs Market: 3455 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37x) compared to the TW market (18.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 3455's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 3455's PB Ratio (1.5x) is in line with the TW Electronic industry average.
How is Utechzone forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Tech 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 Utechzone 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.
How has Utechzone performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 3455 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 3455's current net profit margins (4.4%) are lower than last year (15.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 3455's earnings have grown by 11.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 3455's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 3455 had negative earnings growth (-83.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (-1.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 3455's Return on Equity (4.1%) is considered low.
How is Utechzone's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 3455's short term assets (NT$3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: 3455's short term assets (NT$3.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$171.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 3455's debt to equity ratio (35.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 3455's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15.1% to 35.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 3455's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: 3455's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24.7x coverage).
What is Utechzone current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 3455's dividend (5.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (2.22%).
High Dividend: 3455's dividend (5.99%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (5.48%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 3455's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 3455's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (221.6%), 3455's dividend payments are not well 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Jia Jun Zou
Jia Jun Zou serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Utechzone Co., Ltd. Jia Jun Zou was Software engineer of New Image Co., Ltd. Jia Jun Zou serves as a Director of UTEC ...
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Utechzone Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Utechzone Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: 3455
- Exchange: GTSM
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: NT$2.963b
- Shares outstanding: 59.85m
- Website: https://www.utechzone.com.tw
- Utechzone Co., Ltd.
- Room 1
- 10th Floor
- New Taipei City
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|3455||GTSM (Taipei Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||TW||TWD||Dec 2004|
Utechzone Co., Ltd. provides automated optical inspection products in Taiwan. It offers PCB, FPD, and semiconductor inspection services. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in New Taipei C ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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