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COG Financial Services ASX:COG Stock Report

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16 May, 2022


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COG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health3/6

COG Stock Overview

COG Financial Services Limited engages in equipment finance broking and aggregation, and lending activities for business assets in Australia.

COG Financial Services Peers

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for COG Financial Services
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$1.65
52 Week HighAU$1.84
52 Week LowAU$1.15
1 Month Change-4.07%
3 Month Change14.58%
1 Year Change37.50%
3 Year Change85.39%
5 Year Change37.50%
Change since IPO-83.66%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 22
Shareholders Will Probably Not Have Any Issues With COG Financial Services Limited's (ASX:COG) CEO Compensation

Shareholders Will Probably Not Have Any Issues With COG Financial Services Limited's (ASX:COG) CEO Compensation

Under the guidance of CEO Andrew Bennett, COG Financial Services Limited ( ASX:COG ) has performed reasonably well...

Shareholder Returns

COGAU Capital MarketsAU Market

Return vs Industry: COG exceeded the Australian Capital Markets industry which returned 1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COG exceeded the Australian Market which returned 0.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COG volatility
COG Average Weekly Movement5.0%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement5.7%
Market Average Movement9.4%
10% most volatile stocks in AU Market16.5%
10% least volatile stocks in AU Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: COG is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2002n/aAndrew Bennett

COG Financial Services Limited engages in equipment finance broking and aggregation, and lending activities for business assets in Australia. It also offers IT managed services. The company was formerly known as Consolidated Operations Group Limited and changed its name to COG Financial Services Limited in November 2020.

COG Financial Services Fundamentals Summary

How do COG Financial Services's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COG fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$310.05m
Earnings (TTM)AU$12.85m
Revenue (TTM)AU$296.62m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COG income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueAU$114.08m
Gross ProfitAU$182.54m
Other ExpensesAU$169.69m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.068
Gross Margin61.54%
Net Profit Margin4.33%
Debt/Equity Ratio116.5%

How did COG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
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Future Growth

How is COG Financial Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: COG's forecast earnings growth (22.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).

Earnings vs Market: COG's earnings (22.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: COG's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: COG's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: COG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.9%).

Past Performance

How has COG Financial Services performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: COG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: COG became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: COG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -52.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: COG has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: COG has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (44.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: COG's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is COG Financial Services's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: COG's short term assets (A$200.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$230.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: COG's short term assets (A$200.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$53.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: COG's net debt to equity ratio (61.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: COG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.1% to 116.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: COG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56%).

Interest Coverage: COG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is COG Financial Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: COG's dividend (5.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.57%).

High Dividend: COG's dividend (5.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.13%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, COG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: COG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (125.5%), COG's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (18.9%), COG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Andrew Bennett





Mr. Andrew Bennett has been Group Chief Executive Director of Consolidated Operations Group Ltd since February 2019 and served as its Executive Director since June 4, 2018. Mr. Bennett has experience in th...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD626.08K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD559.51K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: COG's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: COG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.3%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

COG Financial Services Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: COG Financial Services Limited
  • Ticker: COG
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: AU$310.054m
  • Shares outstanding: 187.91m
  • Website:


  • COG Financial Services Limited
  • 72 Archer Street
  • Level 1
  • Chatswood
  • New South Wales
  • 2067
  • Australia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.