Merchant House International Limited (MHI)

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General Information
Company Name: Merchant House International Limited
Stock Code: MHI
GICS Sub-Industry: Footwear
Market Cap ($M): 22
Equiv. Shares (M): 94

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.230 $ 0.230 $ 0.230 $ 0.230 $ 0.230 1 0%

Company Overview

Business Description:
The Merchant House International Group (MHI) is engaged in sourcing, producing and selling consumer products with an emphasis on footwear, home textiles, seasonal decorations and gifts in USA, Australia, Canada, UK and Europe.

Financial Summary
Year to Mar NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  A 0.8 0.9 -71.9 21.4 3.5 19.0 --
2013  A 3.0 3.2 -15.8 4.4 1.5 10.6 --
2012  A 3.6 3.8 31.0 3.7 1.0 7.2 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Merchant House International (MHI) $22 M -0.7337 -- -- 26.7442 -- -- 15.22 -- --

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
MHI 0.59 26.7 0.55 -- 0.26
Market 1.13 14.0 0.99 1.03 3.64
Sector 0.94 15.8 0.94 0.45 0.50

Name Position Start Date
Ms Loretta B.H Lee Executive Chairman,Managing Director 01 January 1994
Mr Ian James Burton Non-Executive Director (other) 01 January 1994
Mrs Christina N.K Lee Non-Executive Director (other) 01 January 1994
Ms Xiao Lan Wu Non-Executive Director (other) 09 June 2004
Ms Peggy Zi-Yin Liao Non-Executive Director (other) 01 January 1994
Mr Clifford Jay Einstein Non-Executive Director (other) 02 August 2007
Mr David JT Bell Non-Executive Director (other) 14 August 2007

Name Position
David Maxwell McArthur Company Secretary
C K Lo Financial Controller
M K Luk General Manager
T R Bird General Manager
J M Bleakie Marketing Director

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
6,392,103 (6.79%) Lee, Loretta
43,060,652 (45.75%) Supreme Luck Enterprises Inc
10,813,647 (11.49%) Fubon Nominees (Hong Kong) Limited

Calendar of Events
Date Event
10 July 2015 Report (Annual)
19 June 2015 Report (Annual)
29 May 2015 Report (Prelim)
28 November 2014 Report (Interim)
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