Sheng Siong Group - DBS Research 2023-10-30: Sourcing The Best Deals For Customers

Sheng Siong Group - Sourcing The Best Deals For Customers

Sheng Siong (SGX:OV8) | SGinvestors.ioSheng Siong (SGX:OV8)
  • Sheng Siong (SGX:OV8) reported solid quarter, but wages and utilities continue to weigh on profits.
  • 9M23 results tracking our FY23 estimates on sustained gross margins and same-store sales resuming growth.

3Q23 revenue increased 3.7% y-o-y to S$345.8m.

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  • Same-store sales grew 1.8% in 3Q23 and 0.2% in 9M23, marking a return to growth after five consecutive quarters of decline.
  • New store openings also contributed a 2.2% y-o-y sales uplift in 3Q23. Growth was offset by the closure of its Yishun Central store, as the lease expired (-0.2%), and relatively flat performance in China (-0.1%).

3Q23 earnings rose 6.0% y-o-y to S$34.7m.

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  • In terms of gross margin, it expanded y-o-y from 29.4% in 3Q22 to 30.3% in 3Q23.
  • Net interest income also increased substantially from S$1m in 3Q22 to S$2.8m in 3Q23, as Sheng Siong was able to obtain ~4% interest on its substantial cash reserves.

Company continues to maintain high cash balance, at S$289m.

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Above is the excerpt from report by DBS Group Research.
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Zheng Feng CHEE DBS Group Research | Andy SIM CFA DBS Research | 2023-10-30

Previous report by DBS:
2023-07-31 Sheng Siong - Rethinking Store Expansion Plans.

Price targets by 2 other brokers at Sheng Siong Target Prices.

Listing of research reports at Sheng Siong Analyst Reports.

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