KLS Stock Overview
Kelsian Group Limited provides land and marine tourism and public transport services in Australia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$5.70|
|52 Week High||AU$10.33|
|52 Week Low||AU$5.74|
|1 Month Change||-24.30%|
|3 Month Change||-17.99%|
|1 Year Change||-39.94%|
|3 Year Change||53.23%|
|5 Year Change||39.02%|
|Change since IPO||280.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KLS||AU Transportation||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: KLS underperformed the Australian Transportation industry which returned -5.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KLS underperformed the Australian Market which returned -9.6% over the past year.
|KLS Average Weekly Movement||4.2%|
|Transportation Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||9.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.3%|
Stable Share Price: KLS is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KLS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Kelsian Group Limited provides land and marine tourism and public transport services in Australia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. It operates through Marine & Tourism, Australian Bus, and International Bus segments. The Marine & Tourism segment operates vehicle and passenger ferry services, barging, coach tours and package holidays, lunch, dinner, charter cruises, and accommodation facilities.
Kelsian Group Fundamentals Summary
|KLS fundamental statistics|
Is KLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$940.66m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.12|
|Net Profit Margin||2.16%|
How did KLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is KLS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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
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Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is KLS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does KLS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|KLS PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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KLS Kelsian Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: KLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.1x) compared to the peer average (29.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does KLS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Transportation Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: KLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.1x) compared to the Global Transportation industry average (14.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is KLS'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||46.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||33.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: KLS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (46.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (33.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of KLS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: KLS (A$5.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$11.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KLS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KLS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
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How is Kelsian Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 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: KLS's forecast earnings growth (21.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: KLS's earnings (21.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KLS's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KLS's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KLS's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
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How has Kelsian Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KLS has a large one-off gain of A$30.9M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KLS's current net profit margins (2.2%) are higher than last year (0.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KLS's earnings have declined by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KLS's earnings growth over the past year (178.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-5.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KLS earnings growth over the past year (178.6%) exceeded the Transportation industry 34.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KLS's Return on Equity (4.4%) is considered low.
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How is Kelsian Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KLS's short term assets (A$261.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$321.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: KLS's short term assets (A$261.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$573.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KLS's net debt to equity ratio (44.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KLS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.2% to 62.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KLS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.9%).
Interest Coverage: KLS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.3x coverage).
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What is Kelsian Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KLS's dividend (2.81%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.73%).
High Dividend: KLS's dividend (2.81%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.9%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KLS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: KLS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (129.4%), KLS's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (52.6%), KLS's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Clinton Feuerherdt, B.Com (Hons), serves as Chief Executive Officer of Transit Systems Pty Ltd. Mr. Feuerherdt has been Group Chief Executive Officer at Kelsian Group Limited (formerly known as SeaLink...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Clinton's total compensation ($USD1.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD1.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Clinton's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: KLS's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KLS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kelsian Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kelsian Group Limited
- Ticker: KLS
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: AU$1.282b
- Shares outstanding: 218.40m
- Website: https://www.kelsian.com
- Kelsian Group Limited
- 26 Flinders Street
- Level 3
- South Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/30 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.