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Sefalana HoldingBSM:SEFALANA Stock Report

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24 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
SEFALANA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6


Sefalana Holding Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale and retail distribution of fast moving consumer goods in Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho, and Namibia.


Trading at 10.5% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings have grown 10.9% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for SEFALANA from our risk checks.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sefalana Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceP9.45
52 Week HighP0
52 Week LowP0
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0.75%
1 Year Change1.61%
3 Year Change7.14%
5 Year Change-32.50%
Change since IPO1,734.95%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SEFALANABW Consumer RetailingBW Market

Return vs Industry: SEFALANA underperformed the BW Consumer Retailing industry which returned 24.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SEFALANA matched the BW Market which returned 1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SEFALANA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SEFALANA volatility
SEFALANA Beta-0.095
Industry Beta0.57
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: SEFALANA is less volatile than 75% of BW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SEFALANA's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19745,126Chandra Chauhan

Sefalana Holding Company Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale and retail distribution of fast moving consumer goods in Botswana, Zambia, Lesotho, and Namibia. The company operates through four segments: Trading Consumer Goods, Trading Others, Manufacturing, and Property. It operates 25 retail supermarkets under the Sefalana Shopper name; 4 convenience stores under the Sefalana Quick name; 25 cash and carry outlets under the Sefalana Cash and Carry name; 4 hyper stores under the Sefalana Hyper name; 5 liquor stores under the Sefalana Liquor name; and 1 cigarette distribution outlet under the Capital Tobacco name, as well as catering business for hospitality industry under the Sefalana Catering name.

Sefalana Holding Fundamentals Summary

How do Sefalana Holding's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SEFALANA fundamental statistics
Market CapP2.37b
Earnings (TTM)P216.20m
Revenue (TTM)P6.29b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SEFALANA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueP5.84b
Gross ProfitP454.03m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.86
Gross Margin7.22%
Net Profit Margin3.44%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.6%

How did SEFALANA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Sefalana Holding 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: SEFALANA (BWP9.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (BWP10.56)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SEFALANA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SEFALANA is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the African Consumer Retailing industry average (23.4x).

PE vs Market: SEFALANA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the BW market (10.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SEFALANA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the XF Consumer Retailing industry average (4.9x).

Future Growth

How is Sefalana Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Retailing 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 Sefalana Holding 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 Sefalana Holding performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SEFALANA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SEFALANA's current net profit margins (3.4%) are higher than last year (3.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SEFALANA's earnings have grown by 10.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SEFALANA's earnings growth over the past year (9.2%) is below its 5-year average (10.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SEFALANA earnings growth over the past year (9.2%) underperformed the Consumer Retailing industry 10.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SEFALANA's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Sefalana Holding's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SEFALANA's short term assets (BWP1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (BWP888.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: SEFALANA's short term assets (BWP1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (BWP357.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SEFALANA's debt to equity ratio (5.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SEFALANA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10.7% to 5.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SEFALANA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (228%).

Interest Coverage: SEFALANA earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Sefalana Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SEFALANA's dividend (4.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the BW market (4.27%).

High Dividend: SEFALANA's dividend (4.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the BW market (7.98%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SEFALANA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SEFALANA's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.4%), SEFALANA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Chandra Chauhan (58 yo)



Mr. Chandrakant D. Chauhan, also known as Chandra, serves as the Group Managing Director of Sefalana Holding Company Limited since July 2004. Mr. Chauhan is a Chartered Accountant who trained and qualified...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SEFALANA's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SEFALANA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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

Sefalana Holding Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sefalana Holding Company Limited
  • Ticker: SEFALANA
  • Exchange: BSM
  • Founded: 1974
  • Industry: Hypermarkets and Super Centers
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: P2.369b
  • Shares outstanding: 250.73m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Sefalana Holding Company Limited
  • Plot 10038
  • Corner of Nelson Mandela Drive and Kubu
  • Gaborone
  • Botswana


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/24 14:01
End of Day Share Price2021/10/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/04/30

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.