OTCPK:UGHL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Union Bridge Holdings Limited, through its subsidiary, Union Beam Trading (Shenzhen) Limited, engages in the sale of healthcare products and services.

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -58.17% per year over past 5 years

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Shares are highly illiquid

Makes less than USD$1m in revenue ($72K)

+ 3 more risks


Snowflake Analysis

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-16.7%

UGHL

2.6%

US Healthcare

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-74.7%

UGHL

15.1%

US Healthcare

25.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: UGHL underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 14.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UGHL underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UGHLIndustryMarket
7 Day-16.7%2.6%0.8%
30 Day-44.4%3.0%3.1%
90 Day-50.0%18.8%10.9%
1 Year-74.7%-74.7%17.1%15.1%27.7%25.1%
3 Year-37.5%-37.5%52.3%45.6%51.3%41.6%
5 Yearn/a67.1%55.6%77.2%57.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Union Bridge Holdings is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Union Bridge Holdings has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of UGHL’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.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Union Bridge Holdings regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Healthcare industry.

Future Growth

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

14.4%

Forecasted Healthcare 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 Union Bridge 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 UGHL’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 the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Union Bridge Holdings's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Healthcare industry.

Past Performance

How has Union Bridge Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-58.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UGHL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UGHL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UGHL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -58.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: UGHL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (6.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UGHL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Union Bridge Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UGHL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: UGHL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UGHL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: UGHL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

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

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


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: UGHL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: UGHL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -89.8% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

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


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UGHL'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 UGHL'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 Union Bridge Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?


CEO

Joseph Ho (61yo)

2.5yrs

Tenure

0

Mr. Joseph Ho has been Chief Executive Officer of Union Bridge Holdings Limited since July 3, 2017 and its President since February 7, 2018 and served as its CFO since July 3, 2017 until February 7, 2018.  ...


Insider Trading

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


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$75,00027 Nov 19
Moana Ho
EntityIndividual
Shares326,087
Max PriceUS$0.23
SellUS$462,73527 Nov 19
Lily Ho
EntityIndividual
Shares711,900
Max PriceUS$0.65
SellUS$223,97227 Nov 19
Shan Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares81,061
Max PriceUS$2.76
SellUS$15,54620 Jun 19
Shan Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares74,027
Max PriceUS$0.21
SellUS$48,27020 Jun 19
Joseph Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares229,857
Max PriceUS$0.21
SellUS$483,55906 Jun 19
Joseph Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares454,001
Max PriceUS$2.45
SellUS$82,08606 Jun 19
Lily Ho
EntityIndividual
Shares45,270
Max PriceUS$2.00
SellUS$120,03506 Jun 19
Shan Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares74,815
Max PriceUS$2.60
SellUS$65,94618 Apr 19
Lily Ho
EntityIndividual
Shares55,781
Max PriceUS$1.68
SellUS$403,40418 Apr 19
Joseph Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares429,879
Max PriceUS$1.30
SellUS$131,75112 Apr 19
Lily Ho
EntityIndividual
Shares157,388
Max PriceUS$0.88
SellUS$135,12812 Apr 19
Shan Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares139,584
Max PriceUS$1.75
SellUS$278,77725 Mar 19
Shan Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares291,198
Max PriceUS$1.06
SellUS$341,61425 Mar 19
Joseph Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares408,687
Max PriceUS$1.09
SellUS$488,82912 Mar 19
Joseph Ho
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares506,993
Max PriceUS$1.22

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.7%.


Management Team

  • Kenny Chow (49yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1yrs
  • Joseph Ho (61yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs

Board Members

  • Joseph Ho (61yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • Shan Ho (32yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Union Bridge Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: UGHL
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Health Care Distributors
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$60.287m
  • Shares outstanding: 241.15m
  • Website: https://www.ughl-us.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Union Bridge Holdings Limited
  • Central Plaza
  • 48th Floor
  • Wanchai
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UGHLOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 2015

Biography

Union Bridge Holdings Limited, through its subsidiary, Union Beam Trading (Shenzhen) Limited, engages in the sale of healthcare products and services. The company was formerly known as Costo Inc. and changed its name to Union Bridge Holdings Limited in June 2016. Union Bridge Holdings Limited was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Wanchai, Hong Kong. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/01/22 01:28
End of Day Share Price2020/01/16 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.