GB Auto (S.A.E.) engages in the assembly, manufacture, distribution, sale, and after-sales service of automotive products primarily in the Middle East and Egypt.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||ج.م4.10|
|52 Week High||ج.م2.46|
|52 Week Low||ج.م4.45|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||18.16%|
|1 Year Change||36.67%|
|3 Year Change||-15.64%|
|5 Year Change||120.43%|
|Change since IPO||-90.46%|
Recent News & Updates
|AUTO||EG Auto||EG Market|
Return vs Industry: AUTO underperformed the EG Auto industry which returned 62.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AUTO exceeded the EG Market which returned 8.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: AUTO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of EG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AUTO's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
GB Auto (S.A.E.) engages in the assembly, manufacture, distribution, sale, and after-sales service of automotive products primarily in the Middle East and Egypt. It operates through Passenger Car, Buses and trucks, 2&3 Wheels, Financial Services non- Banking, and Others Operations segments. The company offers heavy trucks, semi-trucks, passenger cars, buses, mini buses, micro buses, agriculture tractors, pick-ups, mechanical tools equipment for sail movement, motors, commercial vehicles, semi-trailers, and superstructures.
GB Auto (S.A.E.) Fundamentals Summary
|AUTO fundamental statistics|
Is AUTO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AUTO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||ج.م21.94b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.22|
|Net Profit Margin||4.86%|
How did AUTO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is GB Auto (S.A.E.) 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: AUTO (EGP4.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (EGP3.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AUTO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AUTO is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.4x) compared to the Global Auto industry average (14.3x).
PE vs Market: AUTO is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.4x) compared to the EG market (12.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AUTO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AUTO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the XX Auto industry average (1.9x).
How is GB Auto (S.A.E.) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AUTO's forecast earnings growth (3% per year) is below the savings rate (9.1%).
Earnings vs Market: AUTO's earnings (3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the EG market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AUTO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AUTO's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the EG market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AUTO'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: AUTO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.6%).
How has GB Auto (S.A.E.) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AUTO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AUTO's current net profit margins (4.9%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AUTO's earnings have grown significantly by 58.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AUTO's earnings growth over the past year (361%) exceeds its 5-year average (58.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AUTO earnings growth over the past year (361%) exceeded the Auto industry 92.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst AUTO's Return on Equity (24.26%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is GB Auto (S.A.E.)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AUTO's short term assets (EGP17.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (EGP17.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: AUTO's short term assets (EGP17.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (EGP5.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AUTO's debt to equity ratio (278.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AUTO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 162.3% to 278.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AUTO's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.7%).
Interest Coverage: AUTO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
What is GB Auto (S.A.E.) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUTO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AUTO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUTO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AUTO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AUTO is not paying a notable dividend for the EG market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AUTO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the EG market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Nader Raouf Ghabbour has been Chief Executive Officer at GB Auto (S.A.E.) since March 2021 and is Executive Director and was Deputy Chief Executive Officer since January 2019 until March 2021. He was G...
Experienced Management: AUTO's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AUTO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
GB Auto (S.A.E.)'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GB Auto (S.A.E.)
- Ticker: AUTO
- Exchange: CASE
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Automobile Manufacturers
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: ج.م4.409b
- Shares outstanding: 1.09b
- Website: https://www.ghabbourauto.com
Number of Employees
- GB Auto (S.A.E.)
- Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road Km 28
- Industrial Zone
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 16:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/17 00:00|
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