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Bonso Electronics International

Executive Summary

Bonso Electronics International Inc. designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic sensor-based and wireless products. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Bonso Electronics International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

18.0%

BNSO

1.7%

US Electronic

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

100.8%

BNSO

10.4%

US Electronic

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BNSO exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 10.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BNSO exceeded the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BNSOIndustryMarket
7 Day18.0%1.7%0.4%
30 Day13.2%12.1%6.1%
90 Day92.6%11.9%8.9%
1 Year100.8%100.8%11.6%10.4%20.5%17.8%
3 Year110.4%110.4%22.3%18.8%42.3%32.9%
5 Year361.3%361.3%87.4%78.6%84.2%63.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bonso Electronics International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Bonso Electronics International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

61.18x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BNSO ($5.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.3)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BNSO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (61.2x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (26.6x).

PE vs Market: BNSO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (61.2x) compared to the US market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BNSO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Bonso Electronics International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

40.6%

Forecasted Tech 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 Bonso Electronics International 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.


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Past Performance

How has Bonso Electronics International performed over the past 5 years?

-47.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BNSO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BNSO became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BNSO's earnings have declined by 47.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BNSO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BNSO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-18%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BNSO's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Bonso Electronics International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BNSO's short term assets ($11.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: BNSO's short term assets ($11.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BNSO's debt to equity ratio (29.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BNSO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 47.2% to 29.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BNSO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.5%).

Interest Coverage: BNSO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (60.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Bonso Electronics International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BNSO'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 BNSO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BNSO'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 BNSO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

22.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Andrew So (34 yo)

1.58yrs

Tenure

US$265,000

Compensation

Mr. Andrew So has been the Director of Bonso Electronics International Inc. since February 25, 2012 and also has been its President and Deputy Chairman since March 20, 2015. Mr. So serves as Chief Executiv ...


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andrew So
Deputy Chairman of the Board1.58yrsUS$265.00k10.09%
$ 2.6m
Albert So
CFO, Treasurer7.58yrsUS$162.00k5.51%
$ 1.4m
Henry F. Schlueter
Assistant Secretary & Director19yrsUS$60.00k0.20%
$ 50.1k
Kim Wah Chung
Director of Engineering and Research & Development and Director26.08yrsUS$171.00k2.73%
$ 700.6k
Hung Gun So
Chairman of the Board32.25yrsUS$643.00k49.7%
$ 12.7m
Woo-Ping Fok
Independent Director26.08yrsno data1.87%
$ 479.5k

22.5yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BNSO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 22.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bonso Electronics International Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bonso Electronics International Inc.
  • Ticker: BNSO
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$25.640m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.89m
  • Website: https://www.bonso.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bonso Electronics International Inc.
  • Cheuk Nang Centre
  • 14th Floor
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Kowloon
  • Hong Kong

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BNSONasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1989

Biography

Bonso Electronics International Inc. designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic sensor-based and wireless products. The company operates in four segments: Scales, Pet Electronic Products, Rental and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/26 05:16
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.