Macquarie Telecom Group Limited provides telecommunication and hosting services to corporate and government customers in Australia.
Excellent balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Macquarie Telecom Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MAQ has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MAQ exceeded the Australian Telecom industry which returned -3.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MAQ exceeded the Australian Market which returned -18.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Macquarie Telecom Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Macquarie Telecom Group 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: MAQ (A$24.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$127.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MAQ is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MAQ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35x) compared to the Telecom industry average (26.9x).
PE vs Market: MAQ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35x) compared to the Australian market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MAQ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (106.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MAQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the AU Telecom industry average (2x).
How is Macquarie Telecom Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MAQ's forecast earnings growth (0.3% per year) is below the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: MAQ's earnings (0.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MAQ's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MAQ's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MAQ's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MAQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.7%).
How has Macquarie Telecom Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MAQ has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MAQ's current net profit margins (5.8%) are lower than last year (7.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MAQ has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 44.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: MAQ's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MAQ had negative earnings growth (-13.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Telecom industry average (-8.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MAQ's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is Macquarie Telecom Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MAQ's short term assets (A$41.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$40.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: MAQ's short term assets (A$41.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$91.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MAQ's debt to equity ratio (6.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: MAQ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 32.4% to 6.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MAQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (544.1%).
Interest Coverage: MAQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.2x coverage).
Inventory Level: MAQ has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MAQ's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 5.9x debt).
What is Macquarie Telecom Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MAQ's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MAQ's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MAQ's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MAQ's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MAQ is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MAQ's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
David Tudehope (52yo)
Mr. David Tudehope is a co-counder of Macquarie Telecom Group Limited (Alternative Name, is Macquarie Corporate Telecommunications Holdings Ltd.) and has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 22, 20 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD747.11K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD781.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||AU$142.35k||0.11% A$584.3k|
|Independent Non-executive Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||8.08yrs||AU$125.93k||0.018% A$95.2k|
Experienced Board: MAQ's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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.
Macquarie Telecom Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Macquarie Telecom Group Limited
- Ticker: MAQ
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: AU$543.275m
- Shares outstanding: 21.31m
- Website: https://www.macquarietelecom.com
Number of Employees
- Macquarie Telecom Group Limited
- 2 Market Street
- Level 15
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MAQ||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Sep 1999|
|MAQ||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Sep 1999|
Macquarie Telecom Group Limited provides telecommunication and hosting services to corporate and government customers in Australia. It offers voice services, such as fixed-line voice, unified communications, and video and Web conferencing services; managed mobility services and mobile management tools; and cloud services, including hybrid, VMWare, and private cloud services, as well as dedicated servers, colocation, managed hosting, management tools, SD-WAN, and data center extension services. The company also provides data services, including Internet, fixed wireline Ethernet, private IP-VPN, Cisco Meraki, business NBN, international data links, SIP trunking, SaaS enabled WAN, secure remote access, and business Ethernet access. Macquarie Telecom Group Limited was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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