The Arab Ceramic Co. produces and sells sanitary wares and faience tiles in Egypt.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||ج.م3.33|
|52 Week High||ج.م2.08|
|52 Week Low||ج.م9.49|
|1 Month Change||-37.64%|
|3 Month Change||-26.16%|
|1 Year Change||26.14%|
|3 Year Change||135.81%|
|5 Year Change||78.62%|
|Change since IPO||1,176.52%|
Recent News & Updates
|CERA||EG Building||EG Market|
Return vs Industry: CERA matched the EG Building industry which returned 26.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CERA exceeded the EG Market which returned 12.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CERA is more volatile than 75% of EG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CERA's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of EG stocks.
About the Company
The Arab Ceramic Co. produces and sells sanitary wares and faience tiles in Egypt. It trades in, distributes, imports, and export sanitary ware, tiles, ceramics, porcelain, marble and accessories, and other products. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Giza, Egypt.
Arab Ceramic Fundamentals Summary
|CERA fundamental statistics|
Is CERA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CERA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||ج.م611.16m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.30|
|Net Profit Margin||7.64%|
How did CERA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Arab Ceramic 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: CERA (EGP3.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value (EGP7.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CERA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CERA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the African Building industry average (10.4x).
PE vs Market: CERA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the EG market (8.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CERA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CERA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the XF Building industry average (1.6x).
How is Arab Ceramic forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Arab Ceramic 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 Arab Ceramic performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CERA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CERA's current net profit margins (7.6%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CERA's earnings have declined by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CERA's earnings growth over the past year (482.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CERA earnings growth over the past year (482.2%) exceeded the Building industry 6.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CERA's Return on Equity (16.6%) is considered low.
How is Arab Ceramic's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CERA's short term assets (EGP396.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (EGP249.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CERA's short term assets (EGP396.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (EGP149.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CERA's debt to equity ratio (64.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CERA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.7% to 64.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CERA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.5%).
Interest Coverage: CERA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
What is Arab Ceramic current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CERA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CERA'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 CERA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CERA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CERA is not paying a notable dividend for the EG market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CERA'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 board tenure
Mr. Salah Mohammad Fatahallah Al Saudi serves as President of The Board and Managing Director at Arab Ceramics Company.
Experienced Board: CERA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Arab Ceramic Co.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Arab Ceramic Co.
- Ticker: CERA
- Exchange: CASE
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: ج.م670.234m
- Shares outstanding: 179.69m
- The Arab Ceramic Co.
- 4 1 Michel Bakhoum Street
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/25 16:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/25 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.