NasdaqCM:CLWT

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited distributes water treatment equipment, laboratory instruments, analyzers, test kits and related supplies, and power generation equipment to commercial customers, and governmental agencies in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Share Price & News

How has Euro Tech Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-33.7%

CLWT

5.2%

US Trade Distributors

1.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

18.1%

CLWT

-0.002%

US Trade Distributors

6.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CLWT exceeded the US Trade Distributors industry which returned -0% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLWT exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CLWTIndustryMarket
7 Day-33.7%5.2%1.0%
30 Day-11.9%-2.0%-1.8%
90 Day-11.7%1.9%-1.8%
1 Year18.1%18.1%1.8%-0.002%9.1%6.7%
3 Year46.5%32.4%42.1%36.0%46.0%36.6%
5 Year25.0%13.0%34.5%24.8%66.9%48.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Euro Tech Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Euro Tech Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

86.87x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate CLWT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate CLWT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price Based on Earnings

PE vs Industry: CLWT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (86.9x) compared to the Trade Distributors industry average (16.1x).

PE vs Market: CLWT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (86.9x) compared to the US market (17.5x).


Price Based on Expected Growth

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


Price Based on Value of Assets

PB vs Industry: CLWT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Euro Tech Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

35.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CLWT's forecast earnings growth (35.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: CLWT's earnings (35.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Euro Tech Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

54.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLWT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 54.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CLWT had negative earnings growth (-81.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (0.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CLWT's Return on Equity (-0.4%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: CLWT's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Trade Distributors industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: CLWT is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Euro Tech Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CLWT's short term assets ($13.5M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($7.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: CLWT has no long term liabilities


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLWT is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CLWT had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CLWT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Euro Tech Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage2.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLWT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLWT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLWT's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CLWT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Euro Tech Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

21.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

T. Leung (76yo)

23.1yrs

Tenure

US$193,000

Compensation

Mr. T. C. Leung has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited and Euro Tech Far East (Far East) since September 30, 1996 and March 1997 respectively. Before establ ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: T.'s total compensation ($USD193.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD495.80K).

Compensation vs Earnings: T.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Age and Tenure

21.7yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CLWT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.7 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • T. Leung (76yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 23.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$193.00k
  • Jerry Wong (60yo)

    Chief Financial Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 23.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$107.00k
  • George Hayek

    Managing Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$59.00k
  • David Leung (45yo)

    Director & GM of of Yixing Pact Environmental Technology Co.

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.00k

Board Members

  • T. Leung (76yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 23.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$193.00k
  • Jerry Wong (60yo)

    Chief Financial Officer and Director

    • Tenure: 23.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$107.00k
  • Y. Liang (89yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 21.7yrs
  • Alex Sham (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 23.1yrs
  • David Leung (45yo)

    Director & GM of of Yixing Pact Environmental Technology Co.

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$136.00k
  • Fu Chen (70yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
  • Janet Cheang (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs

Company Information

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited
  • Ticker: CLWT
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1971
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$7.644m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.09m
  • Website: https://null

Number of Employees


Location

  • Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited
  • Gee Chang Hong Centre
  • 18th Floor
  • Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CLWTNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 1997

Biography

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited distributes water treatment equipment, laboratory instruments, analyzers, test kits and related supplies, and power generation equipment to commercial customers, and gove ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/14 01:22
End of Day Share Price2019/10/11 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.

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