Qube Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated import and export logistics services in Australia.
Moderate growth potential second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Qube Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QUB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: QUB underperformed the Australian Infrastructure industry which returned 21% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QUB matched the Australian Market which returned 7.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Qube Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Qube Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QUB (A$3.01) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$2.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QUB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QUB is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.8x) compared to the Infrastructure industry average (36.8x).
PE vs Market: QUB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.8x) compared to the Australian market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: QUB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QUB is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the AU Infrastructure industry average (1.8x).
How is Qube Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QUB's forecast earnings growth (14.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: QUB's earnings (14.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: QUB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: QUB's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QUB's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: QUB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.4%).
How has Qube Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QUB has a large one-off gain of A$147.6M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: QUB's current net profit margins (10.5%) are lower than last year (13.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QUB's earnings have grown significantly by 23.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: QUB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: QUB had negative earnings growth (-13.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Infrastructure industry average (-14.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QUB's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
How is Qube Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QUB's short term assets (A$579.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$366.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: QUB's short term assets (A$579.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QUB's debt to equity ratio (61.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: QUB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31% to 61.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: QUB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.6%).
Interest Coverage: QUB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: QUB has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: QUB's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is Qube Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: QUB's dividend (1.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.44%).
High Dividend: QUB's dividend (1.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.72%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: QUB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: QUB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.7%), QUB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: QUB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Maurice James (62yo)
Mr. Maurice A. James, B. Engineering, MBA serves as the Managing Director of Qube Holdings Limited (alternate name: Qube Logistics Holdings Limited) since September 1, 2011. Mr. James has over 30 years’ ex ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Maurice's total compensation ($USD2.75M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.12M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Maurice's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD & Executive Director||0yrs||AU$4.19m||0.52% A$25.9m|
|Chief Financial Officer||0yrs||AU$1.66m||0.0034% A$169.8k|
|Chief Operating Officer||3.6yrs||AU$1.98m||0.039% A$2.0m|
|Director of Strategic Assets Division||7.1yrs||AU$1.65m||0.13% A$6.6m|
|Company Secretary||3.6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: QUB's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|MD & Executive Director||0yrs||AU$4.19m||0.52% A$25.9m|
|Non-Executive Deputy Chairman||8.9yrs||AU$200.63k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||8.4yrs||AU$114.29k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||2.7yrs||AU$260.41k||0.21% A$10.5m|
|Non Executive Director||8.4yrs||AU$139.79k||0.012% A$616.9k|
|Non Executive Director||2.4yrs||AU$117.99k||0.0028% A$138.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.4yrs||AU$132.14k||0.00053% A$26.5k|
|Alternate Non-Executive Director||8.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: QUB's board of directors are considered experienced (8.4 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.
Qube Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Qube Holdings Limited
- Ticker: QUB
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2011
- Industry: Marine Ports and Services
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: AU$5.008b
- Shares outstanding: 1.63b
- Website: https://www.qube.com.au
Number of Employees
- Qube Holdings Limited
- 45 Clarence Street
- Level 27
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QUB||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2007|
|QUB||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 2007|
|1K1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2007|
Qube Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated import and export logistics services in Australia. The company’s Operating Division offers services relating to the import and export of primarily containerized cargo. This division provides various services, including physical and documentary processes, and tasks of the import/export supply chain, such as road and rail transport of containers to and from ports, operation of container parks, customs and quarantine services, warehousing, intermodal terminals, international freight forwarding, and bulk rail haulage for rural commodities. It also offers a range of logistics services relating to the import and export of primarily non-containerized freight with a focus on automotive, bulk, and break bulk products; and an integrated logistics solution for the automotive industry covering a range of activities comprising stevedoring, processing, and delivery. In addition, this division provides stevedoring and related logistics services for the oil and gas industry, forestry products, and project and general cargo; and handles a range of commodities that include iron ore, copper, nickel concentrate, and mineral sands. The company’s Infrastructure & Property Division owns a 243 hectare parcel of land in the Moorebank logistics park project; a multi-user facility for the stevedoring industry; and a property at Minto in Sydney. It also owns a 47.2% interest in the Quattro Grain joint venture that operates grain storage and handling facility at Port Kembla; and a 50% interest in TQ Holdings Pty Limited to construct and operate a fuel storage facility at Port Kembla. The company also offers container stevedoring services in Australia. The company was formerly known as Qube Logistics Holdings Limited and changed its name to Qube Holdings Limited in November 2012. Qube Holdings Limited was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/27 10:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/27 00:00|
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