Plastec Technologies Reports Fiscal 2020 First Half Financial Results; Announces Extension of Securities Repurchase Plan

HONG KONG--()--Plastec Technologies, Ltd. (OTCBB: PLTYF) (the “Company”) today reported unaudited financial results for the fiscal 2020 six-month period ended June 30, 2020. See financial tables at the end of this release in Hong Kong dollars (HKD). All other amounts in this press release are presented in U.S. dollars (USD) with a conversion rate of US$1.0: HK$7.8.

Current Balance Sheet Highlights

  • $22.5 million in working capital at June 30, 2020, compared to $22.6 million at December 31, 2019.
  • Book value per share was $1.75 at June 30, 2020, compared to $1.76 at December 31, 2019.

Update on Securities Repurchase Plan

The Company announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a further extension of its existing securities repurchase plan (as expanded and expiring on September 25, 2020) through September 25, 2021, allowing it to purchase up to $5 million of its securities in both open market and privately negotiated transactions at the discretion of the Company’s management and as market conditions allow; which repurchase plan may be suspended, modified or discontinued without any notice at any time.

Management Comments

Mr. Kin Sun Sze-To, Chairman of the Company, stated, “Through the first six months of 2020, we have maintained our public company listing status as we evaluate investment opportunities in the future. We expect to maintain a low expense structure during this process.”

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements.

PLASTEC TECHNOLOGIES, LTD .

 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (Unaudited)

(Hong Kong dollars in thousands, except number of shares, per share data and unless otherwise stated)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the 6-month

period ended June 30,

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

HK$

 

HK$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenues

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating (expenses)/income, net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling, general and administrative expenses

 

 

 

 

(1,638

)

 

(11,365

)

Gain on disposal of a subsidiary

 

 

 

 

29

 

 

-

 

Total operating expenses, net

 

 

 

 

(1,609

)

 

(11,365

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss from operations

 

 

 

 

(1,609

)

 

(11,365

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest income

 

 

 

 

979

 

 

1,955

 

Loss before income tax expense

 

 

 

 

(630

)

 

(9,410

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income tax expense from continuing operations

 

 

 

 

(389

)

 

(719

)

Net loss from continuing operations attributable to the Company’s shareholders

(1,019

)

(10,129

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discontinued operations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income from discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

1,282

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income from discontinued operations attributable to the Company's shareholders

 

 

 

 

-

1,282

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net loss attributable to the Company’s shareholders

 

 

 

 

(1,019

)

 

(8,847

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other comprehensive income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign currency translation adjustment

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

-

 

Comprehensive loss attributable to the Company’s shareholders

(1,019

)

(8,847

)

 

Net income per share:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of ordinary shares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing operations

 

 

 

 

12,938,128

 

 

12,938,128

 

Discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

12,938,128

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average number of diluted ordinary shares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing operations

 

 

 

 

12,938,128

 

 

12,938,128

 

Discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

12,938,128

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic (loss)/income per share attributable to the Company’s shareholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing operations

 

 

 

 

(HK$0.08)

 

(HK$0.78)

Discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

HK$0.10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted (loss)/income per share attributable to the Company’s shareholders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing operations

 

 

 

 

(HK$0.08)

 

(HK$0.78)

Discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

HK$0.10

PLASTEC TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.

 

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Hong Kong dollars in thousands, except number of shares, per share data and unless otherwise stated)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Audited)

 

 

 

 

June 30,
2020

 

 

December 31,
2019

 

 

 

 

HK$

 

HK$

ASSETS

Current assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

 

183,732

 

 

185,530

 

Deposits, prepayment and other receivables

 

 

2,209

 

 

1,754

 

Total current assets

 

 

185,941

 

 

187,284

 

 

Property, plant and equipment, net

 

 

242

 

 

423

 

Intangible assets

 

 

438

 

 

438

 

Total assets

 

 

186,621

 

 

188,145

 

 
 

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

Current liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Other payables and accruals

 

 

447

 

 

1,341

 

Tax payable

 

 

9,796

 

 

9,407

 

Total current liabilities

 

 

10,243

 

 

10,748

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities

 

 

10,243

 

 

10,748

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commitments and contingencies

 

 

-

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shareholders’ equity

 

 

 

 

 

Ordinary shares (US$0.001 par value; 100,000,000 authorized 12,938,128 and 12,938,128 shares issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively)

 

 

101

 

 

101

 

Additional paid-in capital

 

 

26,049

 

 

26,049

 

Accumulated other comprehensive income

 

 

(30

)

 

(30

)

Retained earnings

 

 

150,258

 

 

151,277

 

Total shareholders’ equity

 

 

176,378

 

 

177,397

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity

 

 

186,621

 

 

188,145

 

PLASTEC TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.

 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (Unaudited)

(Hong Kong dollars in thousands, except number of shares, per share data and unless otherwise stated)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the 6-month
period ended June 30,

 

 

 

 

 

2020

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

HK$

 

HK$

Operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net loss

 

 

 

 

(1,019

)

 

(8,847

)

Less: Net income from discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

1,282

 

Net loss from continuing operations

 

 

 

 

(1,019

)

 

(10,129

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

 

 

181

 

 

181

 

Gain on disposal of a subsidiary

 

 

 

 

(29

)

 

-

 

Changes in operating assets and liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deposits, prepayment and other receivables

 

 

 

 

(452

)

 

53

 

Other payables and accruals

 

 

 

 

(895

)

 

5,287

 

Tax payables

 

 

 

 

389

 

 

719

 

Net cash used in continuing operations

 

 

 

 

(1,825

)

 

(3,889

)

Net cash provided by discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

12

 

Net cash used in operating activities

 

 

 

 

(1,825

)

 

(3,877

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investing activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net cash inflow from disposals of subsidiaries (net of cash disposed of, HK$1 for the 6-month period ended June 30, 2020 and nil for the 6-month period ended June 30, 2019)

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

165,506

 

Net cash provided by continuing operations

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

165,506

 

Net cash used in discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

-

 

Net cash provided by investing activities

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

165,506

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financing activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividends paid

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

(252,294

)

Net cash used in continuing operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

(252,294

)

Net cash used in financing activity

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

(252,294

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents

 

 

 

 

(1,798

)

 

(90,665

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

-

 

Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period

 

 

 

 

185,530

 

 

272,820

 

Cash and cash equivalents, end of period

 

 

 

 

183,732

 

 

182,155

 

Less: cash and cash equivalents from discontinued operations

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

(82

)

Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period from continuing operations

 

 

 

 

183,732

 

 

182,073

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY DISCLOSURES OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest received, net

 

 

 

 

979

 

 

1,955

 

 

Contacts

Plastec Technologies, Ltd.
HL Ning, Chief Financial Officer
ning@plastec.com.hk

INVESTOR RELATIONS:
The Equity Group Inc.
Adam Prior, Senior Vice President
(212) 836-9606
aprior@equityny.com

Contacts

Plastec Technologies, Ltd.
HL Ning, Chief Financial Officer
ning@plastec.com.hk

INVESTOR RELATIONS:
The Equity Group Inc.
Adam Prior, Senior Vice President
(212) 836-9606
aprior@equityny.com