Vocus Group Limited provides fiber and network solutions to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business, and residential customers in Australia and New Zealand. More Details
No risks detected for VOC from our risk checks.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Vocus Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VOC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VOC exceeded the Australian Telecom industry which returned -16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VOC exceeded the Australian Market which returned -5.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vocus Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Vocus Group Limited's (ASX:VOC) 2.6% ROE Worse Than Average?
2 years ago | Simply Wall StVocus Group Limited (ASX:VOC): Why Return On Capital Employed Is Important
2 years ago | Simply Wall StWho Are The Major Shareholders Of Vocus Group Limited (ASX:VOC)?
Is Vocus 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: VOC (A$3.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$5.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VOC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VOC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: VOC 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 VOC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VOC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the AU Telecom industry average (2.9x).
How is Vocus Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VOC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.3%).
Earnings vs Market: VOC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VOC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VOC's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VOC's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VOC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.7%).
How has Vocus Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VOC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VOC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VOC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VOC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VOC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (6.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VOC has a negative Return on Equity (-8.24%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Vocus Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VOC's short term assets (A$282.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$435.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: VOC's short term assets (A$282.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VOC's debt to equity ratio (47.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VOC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.2% to 47.5% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable VOC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: VOC is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 22.3% per year.
What is Vocus Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VOC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VOC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VOC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VOC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: VOC is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VOC'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 management tenure
Kevin Russell (53 yo)
Mr. Kevin Steven Russell, B Acc/CompSc, MICAS, CA, has been Group Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Vocus Group Limited since May 28, 2018. Mr. Russell served as Group Ex ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD2.27M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.30M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kevin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Group MD||2.42yrs||AU$3.20m||0.032% |
|Group Chief Financial Officer||0.75yr||AU$1.17m||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||1.58yrs||AU$1.25m||no data|
|CEO of New Zealand||2.42yrs||AU$1.92m||0.012% |
|Chief Executive of Retail||no data||AU$1.13m||0.011% |
|Chief Executive of Enterprise & Government||1.75yrs||AU$1.36m||0.0039% |
|Investor Relations Executive||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Company Secretary||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of People & Culture||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VOC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Group MD||2.42yrs||AU$3.20m||0.032% |
|CEO of New Zealand||2.42yrs||AU$1.92m||0.012% |
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.08yrs||AU$155.00k||0.0080% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||2.58yrs||AU$375.07k||0.020% |
|Non-Executive Director||2.08yrs||AU$162.50k||0.081% |
|Non-Executive Director||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Executive Director||2.67yrs||AU$192.50k||0.0012% |
|Non-Executive Independent Director||3.25yrs||AU$200.00k||0.0037% |
|Alternate Director||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: VOC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Vocus Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vocus Group Limited
- Ticker: VOC
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: AU$2.335b
- Shares outstanding: 620.88m
- Website: https://www.vocusgroup.com.au
Number of Employees
- Vocus Group Limited
- 452 Flinders Street
- Level 10
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VOC||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jul 2010|
|VOC||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jul 2010|
|VOQ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2010|
|VCMM.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2010|
Vocus Group Limited provides fiber and network solutions to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business, and residential customers in Australia and New Zealand. The company operates through Vocus Net ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/20 10:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/20 00:00|
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