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Executive Summary

Hang Lung Group Limited, an investment holding company, operates as a property developer in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with proven track record and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has Hang Lung Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HNLG.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Real Estate


US Market

1 Year Return




US Real Estate


US Market

Return vs Industry: HNLG.F underperformed the US Real Estate industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HNLG.F underperformed the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-3.2%6.7%2.9%
30 Dayn/a18.0%10.6%
90 Dayn/a-18.4%5.1%
1 Year-21.6%-21.6%-9.9%-10.5%11.4%8.9%
3 Yearn/a-11.3%-13.3%34.3%25.4%
5 Year-59.8%-59.8%-19.0%-21.4%60.7%42.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hang Lung Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Hang Lung 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: HNLG.F ($2.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($3.68)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HNLG.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HNLG.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (15.5x).

PE vs Market: HNLG.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US market (16.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HNLG.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Hang Lung Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Real Estate 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 Hang Lung 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.

Next Steps

  • Examine whether Hang Lung Group is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • 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 Hang Lung Group's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Real Estate industry.

Past Performance

How has Hang Lung Group performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HNLG.F has a large one-off gain of HK$11.5B impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: HNLG.F's current net profit margins (70.9%) are higher than last year (50.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HNLG.F's earnings have grown by 4.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HNLG.F's earnings growth over the past year (29%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HNLG.F earnings growth over the past year (29%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -6.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: HNLG.F's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Hang Lung Group's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HNLG.F's short term assets (HK$11.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (HK$12.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: HNLG.F's short term assets (HK$11.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (HK$42.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HNLG.F's debt to equity ratio (19.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HNLG.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 27.7% to 19.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HNLG.F's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.3%).

Interest Coverage: HNLG.F earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Hang Lung Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HNLG.F's dividend (5.22%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).

High Dividend: HNLG.F's dividend (5.22%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.39%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.4%), HNLG.F's dividend payments are 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.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Weber Lo (48yo)





Mr. Wai Pak Lo, also known as Weber, has been an Executive Director of Hang Lung Group Limited and Hang Lung Properties Limited since joining in May 16, 2018. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Hang L ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Weber's total compensation ($USD4.76M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.86M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Weber's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Chichung Chan
Executive Chairman of the Board29.42yrsHK$43.00m0.87% HK$24.2m
Wai Pak Lo
CEO & Executive Director1.92yrsHK$36.90mno data
Hau Cheong Ho
CFO & Executive Director9.75yrsHK$11.40mno data
Wenbwo Chan
Executive Director3.58yrsHK$12.60mno data
Sik On Ip
Independent Non-Executive Director21.92yrsHK$1.20mno data
Ka Ki Chang
Non-Executive Director 5.25yrsHK$900.00kno data
Lokchung Chan
Non-Executive Director34.42yrsHK$700.00kno data
Lap-Chee Tsui
Independent Non-Executive Director5.58yrsHK$900.00kno data
Pak Wai Liu
Independent Non-Executive Director5.25yrsHK$1.10mno data
Cheung Liao
Independent Non-Executive Director5.58yrsHK$900.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: HNLG.F's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hang Lung Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Hang Lung Group Limited
  • Ticker: HNLG.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1960
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: HK$21.677b
  • Listing Market Cap: HK$2.797b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.36b
  • Website: https://www.hanglung.com/en-US/group/home

Number of Employees


  • Hang Lung Group Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank Building
  • 28th Floor
  • Central
  • Hong Kong


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HLUDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992
10SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992
HNLG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
10SHSC (Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992
10SZSC (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect)YesOrdinary SharesHKHKDJan 1992


Hang Lung Group Limited, an investment holding company, operates as a property developer in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The company operates through four segments: Property Leasing in Mainland China, Property Leasing in Hong Kong, property sales in mainland China, and Property Sales in Hong Kong. It develops properties for sale and lease, such as large-scale mall, commercial, office, and residential developments. The company also invests in various properties, including shopping mall, office, residential, serviced apartments, and carparks. Its investment properties portfolio includes Grand Gateway 66, a mall/commercial, office, and residential complex, as well as Plaza 66, a commercial and office complex in Shanghai; Parc 66 in Jinan; Center 66 in Wuxi; Riverside 66 in Tianjin; Olympia 66 in Dalian; Palace 66 and Forum 66 in Shenyang; Spring City 66 in Kunming; Westlake 66; and Heartland 66 in Wuhan. In addition, the company offers car park and property management, securities trading, financial, project management, and property agency services; as well as operates and manages apartment. Hang Lung Group Limited was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/04 12:12
End of Day Share Price2020/06/02 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.