MFD Stock Overview
Mayfield Childcare Limited provides long day childcare (LDC) services in Victoria, Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$1.38|
|52 Week High||AU$1.49|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.05|
|1 Month Change||9.52%|
|3 Month Change||0.73%|
|1 Year Change||20.00%|
|3 Year Change||38.69%|
|5 Year Change||21.05%|
|Change since IPO||20.00%|
Recent News & Updates
Should You Investigate Mayfield Childcare Limited (ASX:MFD) At AU$1.46?
Mayfield Childcare Limited ( ASX:MFD ), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of attention from a...
|MFD||AU Consumer Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: MFD exceeded the Australian Consumer Services industry which returned -6.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MFD exceeded the Australian Market which returned -7.9% over the past year.
|MFD Average Weekly Movement||7.3%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||7.9%|
|Market Average Movement||10.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||17.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.7%|
Stable Share Price: MFD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MFD's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Mayfield Childcare Limited provides long day childcare (LDC) services in Victoria, Australia. The company operates 36 LDC centers in Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia. Mayfield Childcare Limited was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Malvern East, Australia.
Mayfield Childcare Fundamentals Summary
|MFD fundamental statistics|
Is MFD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MFD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.04|
|Net Profit Margin||6.42%|
How did MFD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is MFD undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MFD?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MFD's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MFD's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MFD PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MFD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.4x) compared to the peer average (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MFD's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Consumer Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MFD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.4x) compared to the Global Consumer Services industry average (17.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MFD's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||34.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||32.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MFD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (34.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (32.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MFD when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MFD (A$1.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MFD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Mayfield Childcare forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MFD's forecast earnings growth (57.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: MFD's earnings (57.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MFD's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MFD's revenue (38.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MFD's revenue (38.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MFD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.1%).
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How has Mayfield Childcare performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MFD has a large one-off loss of A$1.3M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: MFD's current net profit margins (6.4%) are lower than last year (10%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MFD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 11.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: MFD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MFD had negative earnings growth (-31.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Services industry average (25.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MFD's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
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How is Mayfield Childcare's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MFD's short term assets (A$5.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$14.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MFD's short term assets (A$5.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$146.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MFD's net debt to equity ratio (9.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: MFD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.8% to 12.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MFD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (115.6%).
Interest Coverage: MFD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
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What is Mayfield Childcare current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MFD's dividend (2.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.62%).
High Dividend: MFD's dividend (2.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MFD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: MFD has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.3%), MFD's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (29.2%), MFD's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Dean Clarke serves as Chief Executive Officer of Mayfield Childcare Limited since November 28, 2016 and has been its Director since March 16, 2016. Since 2005, Mr. Clarke has overseen the identificatio...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dean's total compensation ($USD147.76K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD279.73K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dean's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MFD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MFD's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MFD insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 99%.
Mayfield Childcare Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Mayfield Childcare Limited
- Ticker: MFD
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2015
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: AU$88.573m
- Shares outstanding: 64.18m
- Website: https://www.mayfieldchildcare.com.au
Number of Employees
- Mayfield Childcare Limited
- 207-213 Waverley Road
- Suite 2
- Malvern East
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.