OTCPK:HYFX.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Hyflux Ltd provides various solutions in water and energy areas worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-50.0%

HYFX.F

0.3%

US Water Utilities

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

100.0%

HYFX.F

29.6%

US Water Utilities

6.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: HYFX.F exceeded the US Water Utilities industry which returned 29.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HYFX.F exceeded the US Market which returned 6.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HYFX.FIndustryMarket
7 Day-50.0%0.3%0.4%
30 Day-47.4%1.7%-1.1%
90 Dayn/a9.3%-0.5%
1 Year100.0%100.0%32.1%29.6%9.3%6.9%
3 Year-93.8%-93.8%78.0%67.5%45.8%36.4%
5 Year-97.5%-97.5%148.1%122.3%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Hyflux is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Hyflux 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 HYFX.F’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 Hyflux regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Utilities industry.

Future Growth

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

11.8%

Forecasted Utilities 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 Hyflux 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 HYFX.F’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 Hyflux's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Utilities industry.

Past Performance

How has Hyflux performed over the past 5 years?

-4508.3%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HYFX.F is unprofitable, and there is insufficient past data to establish if their past 5-year earnings growth rate was positive.

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

Earnings vs Industry: HYFX.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Water Utilities industry (2.3%).


Return on Equity

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


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: HYFX.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: HYFX.F is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Hyflux's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Long Term Liabilities: HYFX.F 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: HYFX.F has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

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


Balance Sheet

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

Debt Coverage by Assets: HYFX.F has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not 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: Insufficient data to determine if HYFX.F has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if HYFX.F has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HYFX.F's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: HYFX.F is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HYFX.F'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 Hyflux's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Olivia Lum (58yo)

0yrs

Tenure

0

Ms. Ooi Lin Lum, also known as Olivia, has been an Executive Chairman of Hyflux Ltd since February 22, 2012 and serves as its Group Chief Executive Officer & Group President. Ms. Lum serves as the Chief Ex ...


Management Age and Tenure

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

55.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: HYFX.F's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

8.4yrs

Average Tenure

62.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HYFX.F's board of directors are considered experienced (8.4 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Olivia Lum (58yo)

    Executive Chairman & Group CEO

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Khai Theen Wong (62yo)

    Managing Director of Business Development

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Kelly Leong

    Vice President of Finance and Administration -Malaysia

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Suat Wah Lim (53yo)

    Group CFO & Group Executive VP

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
  • Aik Cheong (47yo)

    Group Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 4yrs
  • Tien Liang Nah

    Group Senior Vice President of Investment

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Eddie Tan

    Group Senior Vice President of Information Technology

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
  • Pang Piao

    Group Senior Vice President of Legal Business

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
  • Kang Yoong

    Group Managing Director of China

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Lee Lee Chong

    Group Senior Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Board Members

  • Kiang Kok Teo (63yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
  • Chee Gay (62yo)

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 18.2yrs
  • Joo Hai Lee (63yo)

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 18.8yrs
  • Olivia Lum (58yo)

    Executive Chairman & Group CEO

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Gary Kee (64yo)

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Christopher Murugasu

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
  • Simon Tay (58yo)

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Wing Lau

    Non-Executive Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs

Company Information

Hyflux Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hyflux Ltd
  • Ticker: HYFX.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: US$15.706m
  • Shares outstanding: 785.28m
  • Website: https://www.hyflux.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hyflux Ltd
  • Hyflux Innovation Centre
  • 80 Bendemeer Road
  • Singapore
  • 339949
  • Singapore

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HYFX.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 2001
HYFX.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)ADRUSUSDNov 2008
BTWZSGX (Singapore Exchange)6%-FRN SUB PERP SGD1000SGSGDMay 2016

Biography

Hyflux Ltd provides various solutions in water and energy areas worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Municipal and Industrial. The Municipal segment supplies a range of infrastructure solu ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/19 23:55
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2018/09/30
Annual Earnings2017/12/31


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.