Bonso Electronics International Inc. designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic sensor-based and wireless products. More Details
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bonso Electronics International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Bonso Electronics International 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: 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).
How is Bonso Electronics International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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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How has Bonso Electronics International performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Andrew So (34 yo)
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 ...
|Deputy Chairman of the Board||1.58yrs||US$265.00k||10.09% |
|CFO, Treasurer||7.58yrs||US$162.00k||5.51% |
|Assistant Secretary & Director||19yrs||US$60.00k||0.20% |
|Director of Engineering and Research & Development and Director||26.08yrs||US$171.00k||2.73% |
|Chairman of the Board||32.25yrs||US$643.00k||49.7% |
|Independent Director||26.08yrs||no data||1.87% |
Experienced Board: BNSO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 22.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.2%.
Bonso Electronics International Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Bonso Electronics International Inc.
- Cheuk Nang Centre
- 14th Floor
- Tsim Sha Tsui
- Hong Kong
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BNSO||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1989|
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/26 05:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
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