Hailiang Education Group Inc. provides K-12 educational services in the People’s Republic of China. More Details
No risks detected for HLG from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Hailiang Education Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HLG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HLG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Services
1 Year Return
US Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: HLG matched the US Consumer Services industry which returned 3.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HLG underperformed the US Market which returned 50.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hailiang Education Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Hailiang Education Group 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: HLG ($46.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($61.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HLG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HLG's PE Ratio (17.8x) is in line with the US Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: HLG is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the US market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HLG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HLG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (2.4x).
How is Hailiang Education Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Hailiang Education Group 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 Hailiang Education Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HLG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HLG's current net profit margins (26%) are higher than last year (23.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HLG's earnings have grown significantly by 27.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HLG's earnings growth over the past year (15.8%) is below its 5-year average (27.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HLG earnings growth over the past year (15.8%) underperformed the Consumer Services industry 18%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HLG's Return on Equity (19.3%) is considered low.
How is Hailiang Education Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HLG's short term assets (CN¥1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (CN¥1.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: HLG's short term assets (CN¥1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥29.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HLG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HLG had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: HLG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HLG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Hailiang Education Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HLG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HLG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HLG'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 HLG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Junwei Chen (29 yo)
Mr. Junwei Chen serves Chairman of the Board at Hailiang Education Group Inc. since June 23, 2020. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Hailiang Education Group Inc. since June 23, 2020. He...
Experienced Management: HLG's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HLG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hailiang Education Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hailiang Education Group Inc.
- Ticker: HLG
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$1.211b
- Shares outstanding: 25.78m
- Website: https://www.hailiangedu.com
Number of Employees
- Hailiang Education Group Inc.
- 1508 Binsheng Road
- Binjiang District
- Zhejiang Province
Hailiang Education Group Inc. provides K-12 educational services in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates 9 affiliated schools; and 28 managed schools. It also offers management consulting, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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