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Zain Bahrain B.S.C BAX:ZAINBH Stock Report

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20 May, 2022


Company Financials
ZAINBH fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

ZAINBH Stock Overview

Zain Bahrain B.S.C. provides public telecommunications and related products and services in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Zain Bahrain B.S.C
Historical stock prices
Current Share Priceب.د0.14
52 Week Highب.د0.15
52 Week Lowب.د0.11
1 Month Change-2.78%
3 Month Change-4.76%
1 Year Change23.89%
3 Year Change102.90%
5 Year Change45.83%
Change since IPO-30.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

ZAINBHBH Wireless TelecomBH Market

Return vs Industry: ZAINBH exceeded the BH Wireless Telecom industry which returned -2.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ZAINBH underperformed the BH Market which returned 27% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ZAINBH's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ZAINBH volatility
ZAINBH Average Weekly Movementn/a
Wireless Telecom Industry Average Movement3.7%
Market Average Movement2.7%
10% most volatile stocks in BH Market5.9%
10% least volatile stocks in BH Market1.7%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine ZAINBH's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine ZAINBH's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

2003n/aDuncan Howard

Zain Bahrain B.S.C. provides public telecommunications and related products and services in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is involved in mobile and fixed broadband operation services; and trading of handsets and accessories. The company offers mobile postpaid and prepaid plans, broadband plans, devices, mobile application, roaming, and other value-added services.

Zain Bahrain B.S.C Fundamentals Summary

How do Zain Bahrain B.S.C's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ZAINBH fundamental statistics
Market Capب.د50.94m
Earnings (TTM)ب.د5.62m
Revenue (TTM)ب.د65.48m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ZAINBH income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenueب.د18.82m
Gross Profitب.د46.66m
Other Expensesب.د41.04m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.015
Gross Margin71.26%
Net Profit Margin8.58%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did ZAINBH perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Zain Bahrain B.S.C undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ZAINBH (BHD0.14) is trading above our estimate of fair value (BHD0.07)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ZAINBH is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ZAINBH is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the Asian Wireless Telecom industry average (21.1x).

PE vs Market: ZAINBH is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the BH market (13.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ZAINBH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ZAINBH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the XA Wireless Telecom industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is Zain Bahrain B.S.C forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Telecom industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Zain Bahrain B.S.C has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Zain Bahrain B.S.C performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ZAINBH has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ZAINBH's current net profit margins (8.6%) are lower than last year (8.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ZAINBH's earnings have grown by 6.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ZAINBH's earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) is below its 5-year average (6.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ZAINBH earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) underperformed the Wireless Telecom industry 7.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ZAINBH's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Zain Bahrain B.S.C's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ZAINBH's short term assets (BHD34.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (BHD39.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: ZAINBH's short term assets (BHD34.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (BHD11.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ZAINBH is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ZAINBH has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13.6%.

Debt Coverage: ZAINBH has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: ZAINBH has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Zain Bahrain B.S.C current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ZAINBH's dividend (5.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the BH market (3.73%).

High Dividend: ZAINBH's dividend (5.71%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the BH market (5.68%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ZAINBH has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ZAINBH's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.8%), ZAINBH's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (32.5%), ZAINBH's dividend payments are 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


Duncan Howard



Mr. Duncan Howard serves as Chief Executive Officer at Zain Bahrain B.S.C. since February 9, 2020. Mr. Howard had been the Chief Commercial Officer of Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P. since July...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ZAINBH's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ZAINBH's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Zain Bahrain B.S.C.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Zain Bahrain B.S.C.
  • Ticker: ZAINBH
  • Exchange: BAX
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: ب.د50.944m
  • Shares outstanding: 363.88m
  • Website:


  • Zain Bahrain B.S.C.
  • Zain Bahrain Tower
  • Building 401
  • Manama
  • Bahrain


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/20 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.