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Executive Summary

United Industrial Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, develops properties for investment and trading purposes in Singapore and internationally.

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.

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Share Price & News

How has United Industrial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UILC.F's share price has been volatile over 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: UILC.F underperformed the US Real Estate industry which returned -18.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UILC.F underperformed the US Market which returned 9.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.1%2.1%1.7%
30 Day-2.7%10.6%9.5%
90 Day-27.5%-27.1%0.1%
1 Year-30.6%-30.6%-17.5%-18.1%11.0%8.5%
3 Year-32.9%-32.9%-17.9%-19.8%32.2%23.5%
5 Year-40.1%-40.1%-24.4%-26.7%58.6%40.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is United Industrial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UILC.F ($1.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.25)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UILC.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.2x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (14.8x).

PE vs Market: UILC.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US market (15.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UILC.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is United Industrial 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 United Industrial 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 United Industrial 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 United Industrial's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Real Estate industry.

Past Performance

How has United Industrial performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UILC.F has a large one-off gain of SGD395.5M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: UILC.F's current net profit margins (69.5%) are higher than last year (43%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UILC.F's earnings have grown by 10.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UILC.F's earnings growth over the past year (91.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: UILC.F earnings growth over the past year (91.1%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -6.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: UILC.F's Return on Equity (8.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is United Industrial's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UILC.F's short term assets (SGD430.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SGD678.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: UILC.F's short term assets (SGD430.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (SGD373.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UILC.F's debt to equity ratio (7.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: UILC.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 25.6% to 7.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UILC.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (73.9%).

Interest Coverage: UILC.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (101.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is United Industrial's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UILC.F's dividend (1.83%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).

High Dividend: UILC.F's dividend (1.83%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.55%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: UILC.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.5%), UILC.F's dividend payments are thoroughly 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 management tenure


Hock San Lim (72yo)

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Mr. Hock San Lim serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at United Industrial Corporation Limited. Mr. Lim has been Chief Executive Officer and President at Singapore Land Limited since 1992. Mr. L ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Hock San's total compensation ($USD995.91K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.76M).

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

Leadership Team

Hock San Lim
Presidentno dataS$1.40m0.026% SGD585.1k
Ngai Hon Lee
Senior Financial Controller4.92yrsno datano data
Zai Jie Eu
Chief Operating Officer0.42yrno datano data
Iris Gan
Executive Assistant to the CEOno datano datano data
Poh Goh
Senior General Manager of Marketing10.42yrsno datano data
Hwee Ping Teo
Company Secretary2.5yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: UILC.F's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Hock San Lim
Presidentno dataS$1.40m0.026% SGD585.1k
Cho-Yaw Wee
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board28yrsS$94.00kno data
Soo Jin Hwang
Non-Executive & Independent Director17.42yrsS$61.00kno data
Soo Suan Yang
Non-Executive & Independent Director8.17yrsS$54.00kno data
Ee Lim Wee
Non-Executive Director21.08yrsS$27.00kno data
Lance Gokongwei
Non-Executive Director21.08yrsS$27.00kno data
Antonio Go
Non-Executive & Independent Director13.17yrsS$41.00kno data
James Gokongwei
Non-Executive Director21.08yrsS$69.00kno data
Khirn Hai Yeo
Non-Executive & Independent Director17.75yrsS$54.00kno data
Seng Lee
Non-Executive & Independent Director2.25yrsS$27.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: UILC.F's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19.4 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

United Industrial Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: United Industrial Corporation Limited
  • Ticker: UILC.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1963
  • Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: S$3.123b
  • Listing Market Cap: S$2.230b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.43b
  • Website: https://www.uic.com.sg


  • United Industrial Corporation Limited
  • Clifford Centre
  • No. 22-01/06, 24 Raffles Place
  • Singapore
  • 48621
  • Singapore


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UILC.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
U06SGX (Singapore Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesSGSGDJan 1992


United Industrial Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, develops properties for investment and trading purposes in Singapore and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Property Investment, Property Trading, Hotel Operations, and Technology Operations. It develops commercial office, commercial retail, and residential properties. The company also offers property management, project management, and marketing services; invests in and operates hotels; invests in retail centers; trades in computers and related products; retails computer hardware and software; and provides information technology, systems integration, and networking infrastructure services. United Industrial Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1963 and is based in Singapore. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/03 02:59
End of Day Share Price2020/06/01 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.