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Egyptian Chemical IndustriesCASE:EGCH Stock Report

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01 Dec, 2021


Company Financials
EGCH fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

EGCH Stock Overview

Egyptian Chemical Industries produces and sells nitrogenous fertilizers and chemical materials in Egypt.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Egyptian Chemical Industries
Historical stock prices
Current Share Priceج.م3.31
52 Week Highج.م5.00
52 Week Lowج.م2.64
1 Month Change-0.30%
3 Month Change-32.59%
1 Year Change-25.45%
3 Year Change-45.17%
5 Year Change-29.30%
Change since IPO-27.89%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

EGCHEG ChemicalsEG Market

Return vs Industry: EGCH underperformed the EG Chemicals industry which returned 22.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EGCH underperformed the EG Market which returned 2.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EGCH's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EGCH volatility
EGCH Average Weekly Movement5.6%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement6.3%
10% most volatile stocks in EG Market12.4%
10% least volatile stocks in EG Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: EGCH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of EG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EGCH's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1956n/aMohamed Radwan

Egyptian Chemical Industries produces and sells nitrogenous fertilizers and chemical materials in Egypt. Its products include high density ammonium nitrate, urea fertilizers, pporous prilled ammonium nitrate, ferro silicon, and liquid ammonium nitrate fertilizers. The company also provides nitrogen gas, liquid and aqua ammonia, nitric acid, and hydrochloric acid for industrial purposes, as well as oxygen gas for medical and industrial purposes; and silica fume that is used in concrete.

Egyptian Chemical Industries Fundamentals Summary

How do Egyptian Chemical Industries's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
EGCH fundamental statistics
Market Capج.م2.90b
Earnings (TTM)-ج.م1.42b
Revenue (TTM)ج.م1.40b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
EGCH income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenueج.م1.42b
Gross Profit-ج.م20.55m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-1.60
Gross Margin-1.47%
Net Profit Margin-101.85%
Debt/Equity Ratio287.7%

How did EGCH perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Egyptian Chemical Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EGCH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate EGCH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EGCH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the EG Chemicals industry average.

PE vs Market: EGCH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the EG market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EGCH is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the EG Chemicals industry average (1.3x).

Future Growth

How is Egyptian Chemical Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Materials 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 Egyptian Chemical Industries 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 Egyptian Chemical Industries performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EGCH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: EGCH is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EGCH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 81.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EGCH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: EGCH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (48.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: EGCH has a negative Return on Equity (-53.34%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Egyptian Chemical Industries's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EGCH's short term assets (EGP1.1B) do not cover its short term liabilities (EGP1.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: EGCH's short term assets (EGP1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (EGP8.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EGCH's net debt to equity ratio (284.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: EGCH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 12.4% to 287.7% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable EGCH has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: EGCH is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 5.1% per year.


What is Egyptian Chemical Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EGCH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EGCH'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 EGCH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EGCH's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EGCH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the EG market.

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Mohamed Radwan



Mr. Mohamed Hassanein Radwan serves as Executive Managing Director at Egyptian Chemical Industries S.A.E since 2021 & serves as its Director.

Board Members

Experienced Board: EGCH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Egyptian Chemical Industries's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Egyptian Chemical Industries
  • Ticker: EGCH
  • Exchange: CASE
  • Founded: 1956
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ج.م2.902b
  • Shares outstanding: 892.99m
  • Website:


  • Egyptian Chemical Industries
  • High Dam Street
  • Aswan
  • Egypt


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/01 15:41
End of Day Share Price2021/12/01 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.