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Castro Model TASE:CAST Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
CAST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

CAST Stock Overview

Castro Model Ltd. operates fashion stores in Israel.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Castro Model
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₪93.96
52 Week High₪123.50
52 Week Low₪70.28
1 Month Change4.05%
3 Month Change-20.37%
1 Year Change19.25%
3 Year Change65.16%
5 Year Change-18.93%
Change since IPO795.75%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 23
Castro Model's (TLV:CAST) Profits Appear To Have Quality Issues

Castro Model's (TLV:CAST) Profits Appear To Have Quality Issues

Castro Model Ltd. ( TLV:CAST ) just released a solid earnings report, and the stock displayed some strength. While the...

May 25
Is Castro Model (TLV:CAST) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Castro Model (TLV:CAST) Using Too Much Debt?

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' So it seems the smart money knows that...

Shareholder Returns

CASTIL Specialty RetailIL Market

Return vs Industry: CAST exceeded the IL Specialty Retail industry which returned 4.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAST exceeded the IL Market which returned 7.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAST volatility
CAST Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement6.0%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in IL Market8.8%
10% least volatile stocks in IL Market3.7%

Stable Share Price: CAST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of IL stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CAST's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19503,483Gabi Rotter

Castro Model Ltd. operates fashion stores in Israel. The company offers shirts, jeans, pants, shoes, swimwear, jackets, coats, face masks, accessories, and lingerie products for women, men, boys, and girls. It also provides knitwear, bags, and wallets for women and men; dresses and skirts for women and girls; garden suits and pajamas for boys and girls; and leotards, and sets and cases for baby girls and baby boys.

Castro Model Fundamentals Summary

How do Castro Model's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAST fundamental statistics
Market Cap₪774.95m
Earnings (TTM)₪66.82m
Revenue (TTM)₪1.64b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAST income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₪678.53m
Gross Profit₪960.19m
Other Expenses₪893.37m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)8.10
Gross Margin58.59%
Net Profit Margin4.08%
Debt/Equity Ratio29.7%

How did CAST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CAST undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CAST?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CAST key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CAST's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CAST PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CAST vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average24.6x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAST is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the peer average (24.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CAST's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Specialty Retail Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CAST is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the IL Specialty Retail industry average (11.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CAST's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CAST PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.6x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CAST's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CAST when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CAST (₪93.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₪275.02)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CAST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Retail 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 Castro Model 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.

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  • Examine whether Castro Model is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Castro Model performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CAST's current net profit margins (4.1%) are lower than last year (7.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAST's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CAST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CAST had negative earnings growth (-25.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (6.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAST's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Castro Model's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAST's short term assets (₪822.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (₪520.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: CAST's short term assets (₪822.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (₪915.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAST has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CAST's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79% to 29.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (108.4%).

Interest Coverage: CAST's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Castro Model current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: CAST is not paying a notable dividend for the IL market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CAST has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Gabi Rotter (64 yo)





Mr. Gabriel Rotter, also known as Gabi, has been the Co-Chief Executive Officer at Castro Model Ltd. since 1992. Mr. Rotter served as General Manager of Castro Model Ltd.Mr. Rotter has been a Director of...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CAST's management team is seasoned and experienced (29.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CAST's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.9 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

Castro Model Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Castro Model Ltd.
  • Ticker: CAST
  • Exchange: TASE
  • Founded: 1950
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: ₪774.947m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.25m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Castro Model Ltd.
  • 31 Ort Israel street
  • Bat Yam
  • 59590
  • Israel


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.