Sonatel SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in Senegal, Mali, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, and Sierra Leone.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||XOF14,000.00|
|52 Week High||XOF0|
|52 Week Low||XOF0|
|1 Month Change||2.94%|
|3 Month Change||0%|
|1 Year Change||25.56%|
|3 Year Change||-28.19%|
|5 Year Change||-38.11%|
|Change since IPO||53.01%|
Recent News & Updates
|SNTS||CI Telecom||CI Market|
Return vs Industry: SNTS exceeded the CI Telecom industry which returned 10% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SNTS underperformed the CI Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SNTS is less volatile than 75% of CI stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SNTS's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Sonatel SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in Senegal, Mali, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, and Sierra Leone. It offers fixed and mobile communications, data transmission, and other value-added services, as well as mobile financial services. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal.
Sonatel Fundamentals Summary
|SNTS fundamental statistics|
Is SNTS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SNTS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||XOF574.28b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.98k|
|Net Profit Margin||15.67%|
How did SNTS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
9.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is Sonatel 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: SNTS (CFA14000) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CFA40541.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SNTS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SNTS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.1x) compared to the African Telecom industry average (8x).
PE vs Market: SNTS is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.1x) compared to the CI market (8.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SNTS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SNTS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the XF Telecom industry average (0.7x).
How is Sonatel forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Sonatel 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.
How has Sonatel performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SNTS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SNTS's current net profit margins (15.7%) are higher than last year (12.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SNTS's earnings have declined by 2.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SNTS's earnings growth over the past year (29.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SNTS earnings growth over the past year (29.6%) underperformed the Telecom industry 29.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SNTS's Return on Equity (30.7%) is considered high.
How is Sonatel's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SNTS's short term assets (CFA619.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CFA796.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SNTS's short term assets (CFA619.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CFA350.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SNTS's debt to equity ratio (64.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SNTS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 28.5% to 64.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SNTS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (79.4%).
Interest Coverage: SNTS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.7x coverage).
What is Sonatel current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SNTS's dividend (9.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the CI market (4.29%).
High Dividend: SNTS's dividend (9.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the CI market (10.1%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SNTS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SNTS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (80.7%), SNTS's payments are 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Sekou Drame serves as Group Managing Director of Sonatel SA. Mr. Drame served as Managing Director of Sonatel Business Solutions. Mr. Drame served as Corporate Director at Sonatel S.A.He served as Man...
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.
Sonatel SA's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sonatel SA
- Ticker: SNTS
- Exchange: BRVM
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: XOF1.400t
- Shares outstanding: 100.00m
- Website: https://www.sonatel.com
Number of Employees
- Sonatel SA
- 64, Voie de DEgagement Nord
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/18 16:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 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.