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Why I Like Vongroup Limited (HKG:318)

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Vongroup Limited (HKG:318) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of 318, it is a company that has been able to sustain great financial health, trading at an attractive share price. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Vongroup here.

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet

318 is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that 318 has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. 318’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 6.9%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This means that 318’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt. 318 is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company's expected cash flow going forward. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts' consensus forecast growth be correct. Compared to the rest of the real estate industry, 318 is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This bolsters the proposition that 318's price is currently discounted.

SEHK:318 Price Estimation Relative to Market, September 10th 2019

Next Steps:

For Vongroup, there are three essential factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 318’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 318’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has 318's returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of 318? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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