SI Research: Profited From Our Call On Koufu Group?
These days, it is extremely tough being a food and beverage (F&B) vendor in Singapore due to increasing rental, labour and raw materials cost pressures. In this cut-throat environment, turnaround of stallholders are rife, resulting in lesser visibility and operational uncertainty. Despite the highly competitive and challenging F&B environment, the operator and manager of food courts and coffee shops – Koufu Group (Koufu) reported a rather solid 1Q19 and had recently been receiving rather positive recommendations from the street. Defensive Earnings The top line grew at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of four percent to $223.8 million in FY18. In 1Q19, revenue continued to increase 4.9 percent to $57.8 million, boosted by a 9.2 percent and 0.7 percent growth in