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Executive Summary

Playmates Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the creation, design, development, marketing, and distribution of toys in Hong Kong, the Americas, Europe, rest of the Asia Pacific, and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Second-rate dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PYHO.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Leisure


US Market

1 Year Return




US Leisure


US Market

Return vs Industry: PYHO.F underperformed the US Leisure industry which returned 57.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PYHO.F underperformed the US Market which returned 17.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day83.7%7.4%3.9%
30 Day45.1%4.4%-4.3%
90 Dayn/a22.4%8.1%
1 Year5.9%5.9%61.9%58.4%21.2%18.5%
3 Year0.6%0.6%3.9%-2.7%38.2%29.0%
5 Year-86.5%-86.5%16.2%4.8%84.3%63.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Playmates Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PYHO.F ($0.14) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.07)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PYHO.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Leisure industry average.

PE vs Market: PYHO.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PYHO.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the US Leisure industry average (3.7x).

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Future Growth

How is Playmates Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 Playmates Holdings 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.

Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of PYHO.F’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on theOTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Playmates Holdings's filings and announcementshere.
  • Explore growth companies in the Consumer Durables industry.

Past Performance

How has Playmates Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PYHO.F is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: PYHO.F is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PYHO.F is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: PYHO.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Leisure industry (8.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PYHO.F has a negative Return on Equity (-0.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Playmates Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PYHO.F's short term assets (HK$1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (HK$743.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: PYHO.F's short term assets (HK$1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (HK$253.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PYHO.F's debt to equity ratio (11.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: PYHO.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.8% to 11.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PYHO.F's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.4%).

Interest Coverage: PYHO.F is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PYHO.F's dividend (5.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.72%).

High Dividend: PYHO.F's dividend (5.49%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.89%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: PYHO.F 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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Playmates Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Board Members

Shu Sing To
Executive Chairman3.33yrsHK$4.35m0.95%
HK$ 2.1m
Bing Kin Cheng
Legal Counsel & Executive Director14.5yrsHK$2.53m0.11%
HK$ 243.3k
Helen Chan
Executive Director3.33yrsHK$2.56m1.33%
HK$ 3.0m
Tak-Lung Tsim
Deputy Chairmanno dataHK$300.00k0.052%
HK$ 116.4k
Ka Sze Lee
Non-Executive Director0.83yrHK$47.00kno data
Shu Wing Ip
Independent Non-Executive Director21.67yrsHK$267.00k0.16%
HK$ 351.3k
Hon To Yu
Independent Non-Executive Director25.67yrsHK$284.00k0.27%
HK$ 603.0k
Kai Yiu Lo
Independent Non-Executive Director27.67yrsHK$360.00k0.012%
HK$ 26.5k
Wing Yung Tang
Independent Non-Executive Director0.83yrHK$47.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: PYHO.F's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.7%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Playmates Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Playmates Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: PYHO.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1966
  • Industry: Leisure Products
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: HK$1.723b
  • Listing Market Cap: HK$222.277m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.10b
  • Website: https://www.playmates.net/eng/global/home.htm

Number of Employees


  • Playmates Holdings Limited
  • The Toy House
  • 23rd Floor
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PYHO.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1994
PLJ2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1994
635SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1994


Playmates Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, primarily engages in the creation, design, development, marketing, and distribution of toys in Hong Kong, the Americas, Europe, rest of the Asia P ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/30 23:48
End of Day Share Price2020/09/24 00:00
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.