TransCentury PLC operates as an infrastructure company in East, Central, and Southern Africa.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh1.40|
|52 Week High||KSh1.01|
|52 Week Low||KSh1.67|
|1 Month Change||2.19%|
|3 Month Change||21.74%|
|1 Year Change||-8.50%|
|3 Year Change||-61.11%|
|5 Year Change||-82.39%|
|Change since IPO||-97.54%|
Recent News & Updates
|TCL||KE Electrical||KE Market|
Return vs Industry: TCL underperformed the KE Electrical industry which returned 6.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TCL underperformed the KE Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: TCL is more volatile than 90% of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TCL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of KE stocks.
About the Company
TransCentury PLC operates as an infrastructure company in East, Central, and Southern Africa. The company operates through three divisions: Power, Infrastructure Projects, and Engineering. The Power division manufactures cables, such as overhead conductors, power and control cables, specialty and design cables, building wires, data and communication cables, instrumentation and control cables, and mining cables; transformers, including distribution and power transformers; switchgears consisting of low and medium voltage switchgears, as well as automation and control panels; and SDMO and power generators.
TransCentury Fundamentals Summary
|TCL fundamental statistics|
Is TCL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TCL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh3.88b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2019
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0|
|Net Profit Margin||0.00%|
How did TCL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is TransCentury undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether TransCentury is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as TransCentury has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
How is TransCentury 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 TransCentury 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 TransCentury performed over the past 5 years?
Historical Capital Goods annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if TCL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's profit margins have improved over the past year.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare TCL's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's earnings growth over the past year exceeded the Electrical industry average.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TCL has a negative Return on Equity (0%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is TransCentury's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's short term assets cover its short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's short term assets cover its long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: Insufficient data to calculate TCL's debt to equity ratio to determine if it is satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is TransCentury current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCL'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 TCL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TCL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: TCL is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TCL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the KE market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bazz Njiinu (43 yo)
Mr. Nganga Njiinu, also known as Bazz, CFA, has been the Group Chief Executive Officer of TransCentury PLC since November 4, 2016 and served as its Acting Chief Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Finance...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Bazz's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the KE market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Bazz's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: TCL's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TCL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
TransCentury PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: TransCentury PLC
- Ticker: TCL
- Exchange: NASE
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: KSh525.284m
- Shares outstanding: 375.20m
- Website: https://www.transcentury.co.ke
Number of Employees
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 14:03|
|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.