CGC Stock Overview
Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$2.27|
|52 Week High||AU$3.46|
|52 Week Low||AU$2.13|
|1 Month Change||-13.03%|
|3 Month Change||-21.18%|
|1 Year Change||-26.54%|
|3 Year Change||-33.04%|
|5 Year Change||-60.04%|
|Change since IPO||5.09%|
Recent News & Updates
Costa Group Holdings (ASX:CGC) Will Pay A Dividend Of A$0.04
The board of Costa Group Holdings Limited ( ASX:CGC ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 6th of October...
|CGC||AU Food||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: CGC underperformed the Australian Food industry which returned -15.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CGC underperformed the Australian Market which returned -8% over the past year.
|CGC Average Weekly Movement||6.1%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||9.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: CGC is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CGC's weekly volatility (6%) 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 and 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$448.37m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 03, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.09|
|Net Profit Margin||3.18%|
How did CGC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is CGC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
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 CGC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CGC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CGC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CGC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CGC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.2x) compared to the peer average (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CGC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Oceanian Food Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CGC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.2x) compared to the Oceanic Food industry average (17.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CGC'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||25.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||23.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CGC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CGC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CGC (A$2.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$8.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CGC 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: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Costa Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: CGC's forecast earnings growth (16.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: CGC's earnings (16.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CGC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CGC's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (3.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CGC's revenue (5.7% 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 (11.3%).
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How has Costa Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CGC has a large one-off loss of A$16.3M impacting its July 3 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CGC's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (4.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CGC's earnings have declined by 19.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CGC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CGC had negative earnings growth (-23.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CGC's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.
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How is Costa Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$423.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$233.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CGC's short term assets (A$423.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$1.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CGC's net debt to equity ratio (38.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CGC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.2% to 55.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CGC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.9%).
Interest Coverage: CGC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
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What is Costa Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Costa Group Holdings Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Costa Group Holdings)||4.0%|
|Market Bottom 25% (AU)||2.8%|
|Market Top 25% (AU)||7.0%|
|Industry Average (Food)||3.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Costa Group Holdings)||5.0%|
Notable Dividend: CGC's dividend (3.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.79%).
High Dividend: CGC's dividend (3.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.98%).
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 7 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (100.9%), CGC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (209.4%), CGC's dividend payments are not 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. Harry George Debney, BAppSc (Hons) serves as Non-Executive Director at Costa Group Holdings Limited from July 2021 and serves as its Interim Chief Executive Officer from September 26, 2022. He serves a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Harry Debney's Compensation vs Costa Group Holdings Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jul 03 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 03 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 26 2021||AU$257k||n/a|
|Sep 26 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 27 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 27 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 27 2020||AU$1m||AU$1m|
|Sep 27 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 28 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 28 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 29 2019||AU$1m||AU$1m|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 01 2018||AU$2m||AU$977k|
|Apr 01 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 25 2017||AU$2m||AU$953k|
|Mar 25 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 25 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 25 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 26 2016||AU$2m||AU$931k|
Compensation vs Market: Harry's total compensation ($USD167.01K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.08M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Harry's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CGC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CGC's board of directors are considered experienced (5 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
|16 Sep 22||BuyAU$993,326||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||388,018||AU$2.56|
|09 Sep 22||SellAU$26,380||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||10,146||AU$2.60|
|29 Jul 22||BuyAU$1,181,396||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||459,687||AU$2.57|
|12 Jul 22||BuyAU$3,435||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||1,321||AU$2.60|
|07 Jul 22||BuyAU$9,416||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||3,281||AU$2.87|
|30 Jun 22||BuyAU$34,540||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||12,077||AU$2.86|
|28 Jun 22||SellAU$666,777||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||223,707||AU$2.99|
|23 Jun 22||BuyAU$157,131||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||53,446||AU$2.94|
|17 Jun 22||BuyAU$1,680,461||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||551,098||AU$3.05|
|17 Jun 22||SellAU$469,078||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||153,796||AU$3.05|
|14 Jun 22||BuyAU$170,829||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||57,908||AU$2.95|
|10 Jun 22||SellAU$146,667||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||47,619||AU$3.08|
|31 May 22||BuyAU$28,064||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||8,853||AU$3.17|
|20 Apr 22||SellAU$24,091,135||Perpetual Limited||Company||7,621,267||AU$3.44|
|30 Mar 22||BuyAU$6,538,815||State Street Global Advisors, Inc.||Company||2,049,124||AU$3.19|
|28 Mar 22||BuyAU$8,371,689||Perpetual Limited||Company||2,946,561||AU$3.14|
|24 Feb 22||BuyAU$21,967||Peter Margin||Individual||7,735||AU$2.84|
|02 Dec 21||BuyAU$27,600||Neil Chatfield||Individual||10,000||AU$2.76|
|02 Dec 21||BuyAU$22,682,227||Perpetual Limited||Company||7,981,402||AU$2.96|
|30 Nov 21||BuyAU$57,400||Timothy Goldsmith||Individual||20,000||AU$2.87|
|30 Nov 21||BuyAU$50,086||Sean Hallahan||Individual||17,391||AU$2.88|
|30 Nov 21||SellAU$2,702,040||Lazard Asset Management LLC||Company||939,469||AU$2.88|
|30 Nov 21||SellAU$4,393,119||Perpetual Limited||Company||1,530,703||AU$2.87|
|29 Nov 21||SellAU$24,012,237||Lazard Asset Management LLC||Company||7,850,708||AU$3.06|
|25 Nov 21||BuyAU$15,814,178||Perpetual Limited||Company||4,865,900||AU$3.25|
|05 Nov 21||BuyAU$11,545,638||Lazard Asset Management LLC||Company||3,844,406||AU$3.00|
|03 Nov 21||BuyAU$29,400||Neil Chatfield||Individual||10,000||AU$2.94|
|07 Oct 21||BuyAU$30,900||Neil Chatfield||Individual||10,000||AU$3.09|
|07 Oct 21||BuyAU$30,600||Timothy Goldsmith||Individual||10,000||AU$3.06|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
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
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.041b
- Shares outstanding: 464.55m
- 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|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/05 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.