Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Costa Group Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CGC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CGC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CGC exceeded the Australian Food industry which returned 9.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CGC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -1.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Costa Group Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StCan You Imagine How Costa Group Holdings' (ASX:CGC) Shareholders Feel About The 57% Share Price Increase?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Costa Group Holdings Limited (ASX:CGC) Shares This Year?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes It Make Sense To Buy Costa Group Holdings Limited (ASX:CGC) For Its Yield?
Is Costa Group Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CGC (A$3.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$3.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CGC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CGC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Food industry average.
PE vs Market: CGC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CGC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CGC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the AU Food industry average (1.4x).
How is Costa Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CGC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: CGC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CGC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CGC's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CGC's revenue (8.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CGC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.2%).
How has Costa Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CGC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CGC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CGC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 6.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CGC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CGC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-13.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CGC has a negative Return on Equity (-4.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Costa Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$309.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$200.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$309.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$578.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CGC's debt to equity ratio (43.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CGC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 116.9% to 43.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CGC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.9%).
Interest Coverage: CGC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Costa Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CGC's dividend (1.51%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.06%).
High Dividend: CGC's dividend (1.51%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.1%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CGC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: CGC has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CGC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CGC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Harry George Debney, BAppSc (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer of Costa Group Holdings Limited since September 2010 and also its Managing Director since July 24, 2015. Mr. Debney is responsibl...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Harry's total compensation ($USD856.72K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD944.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Harry's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||10.17yrs||AU$1.16m||0.18% |
|Chief Operating Officer||3.08yrs||AU$889.15k||0.0027% |
|Chief Financial Officer||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||8.33yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of HR||6.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chief Financial Officer||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Corporate Affairs Manager||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CGC's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||10.17yrs||AU$1.16m||0.18% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.42yrs||AU$135.42k||0.017% |
|Independent Chairman||5.42yrs||AU$249.92k||0.094% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.58yrs||AU$85.19k||0.0094% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.08yrs||AU$119.14k||0.0092% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.17yrs||AU$129.99k||0.0094% |
Experienced Board: CGC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Costa Group Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Costa Group Holdings Limited
- Ticker: CGC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1888
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: AU$1.591b
- Shares outstanding: 400.83m
- Website: https://www.costagroup.com.au
Number of Employees
- Costa Group Holdings Limited
- 275 Robinsons Road
- Unit 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CGC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jul 2015|
|CGC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jul 2015|
|CTTQ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2015|
|3CH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2015|
Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers. The company operates through three segments: Produce, Costa Farms & Logistics, and International. It offer...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 07:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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