Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$3.25|
|52 Week High||AU$3.04|
|52 Week Low||AU$4.89|
|1 Month Change||-4.13%|
|3 Month Change||-4.41%|
|1 Year Change||-4.97%|
|3 Year Change||-54.42%|
|5 Year Change||8.70%|
|Change since IPO||50.46%|
Recent News & Updates
|CGC||AU Food||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: CGC underperformed the Australian Food industry which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CGC underperformed the Australian Market which returned 25.4% over the past year.
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.
About the Company
Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers. It operates through three segments: Produce, Costa Farms & Logistics, and International. The company offers mushrooms, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, tomatoes, citrus, avocados, bananas, grapes, and other fruits.
Costa Group Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|CGC fundamental statistics|
Is CGC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CGC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$409.23m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 27, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.12|
|Net Profit Margin||4.70%|
How did CGC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Costa Group Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CGC (A$3.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$7.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CGC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CGC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.9x) compared to the Australian Food industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: CGC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.9x) compared to the Australian market (18.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CGC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CGC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the AU Food industry average (1.5x).
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's forecast earnings growth (21.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CGC's earnings (21.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CGC's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CGC's revenue (8.7% 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 (13.3%).
How has Costa Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CGC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CGC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CGC's earnings have declined by 15.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CGC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CGC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (45.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CGC's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.
How is Costa Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$330.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$218.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$330.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$593.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CGC's debt to equity ratio (46.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CGC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.2% to 46.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CGC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.5%).
Interest Coverage: CGC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
What is Costa Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CGC's dividend (2.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.34%).
High Dividend: CGC's dividend (2.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CGC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: CGC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (65.8%), CGC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CGC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Sean Hallahan has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Costa Group Holdings Limited since March 31, 2021. He was Chief Operating Officer of Costa Group Holdings Limited since October 2...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sean's total compensation ($USD546.80K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD940.79K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sean's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CGC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CGC's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CGC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 15.9%.
Costa Group Holdings Limited's 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$1.528b
- Shares outstanding: 464.38m
- Website: https://www.costagroup.com.au
Number of Employees
- Costa Group Holdings Limited
- 275 Robinsons Road
- Unit 1
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/24 08:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 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.