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Why We Think Polytec Asset Holdings Limited (HKG:208) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Polytec Asset Holdings Limited (HKG:208), there's is a financially-healthy company with a an impressive history of performance, trading at a great value. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Polytec Asset Holdings here.

Undervalued with solid track record

208 delivered a triple-digit bottom-line expansion over the past couple of years, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did 208 outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Real Estate industry expansion, which generated a 6.9% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see! 208's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. 208 seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.21x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

SEHK:208 Income Statement, May 20th 2019

208's shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of 208's earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, 208's share price is trading below the group's average. This bolsters the proposition that 208's price is currently discounted.

SEHK:208 Price Estimation Relative to Market, May 20th 2019

Next Steps:

For Polytec Asset Holdings, I've compiled three key factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 208’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 208’s outlook.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does 208 return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from 208 as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of 208? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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