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CTUM

Centum InvestmentNASE:CTUM Stock Report

Market Cap

KSh11.6b

7D

0.6%

1Y

-4.4%

Updated

17 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
CTUM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

CTUM Overview

Centum Investment Company Limited is a private equity firm specializing investing in middle market, growth, growth capital, developmental capital, and buyouts.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Centum Investment
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceKSh17.50
52 Week HighKSh14.05
52 Week LowKSh19.00
Beta0.40
1 Month Change2.94%
3 Month Change1.16%
1 Year Change-4.37%
3 Year Change-30.69%
5 Year Change-55.41%
Change since IPO408.20%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CTUMKE Capital MarketsKE Market
7D0.6%0.8%1.7%
1Y-4.4%42.4%30.0%

Return vs Industry: CTUM underperformed the KE Capital Markets industry which returned 41.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CTUM underperformed the KE Market which returned 30% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CTUM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CTUM volatility
CTUM Beta0.40
Industry Beta0.87
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: CTUM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CTUM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19671,088James Mworiahttps://www.centum.co.ke

Centum Investment Company Limited is a private equity firm specializing investing in middle market, growth, growth capital, developmental capital, and buyouts. The firm makes both direct and fund of fund investments. Within private equity, it primarily invests in Consumer Goods & Services, agriculture, education, healthcare, energy, financial services, FMCGs, marketable securities, information and communication technology, cash, technology, agribusiness, real estate, financial sector, power, insurance; beverage sector, carbonated soft drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; food; automotive; publishing; and catering sectors.

Centum Investment Fundamentals Summary

How do Centum Investment's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CTUM fundamental statistics
Market CapKSh11.65b
Earnings (TTM)-KSh619.00m
Revenue (TTM)KSh6.80b

1.7x

P/S Ratio

-18.8x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CTUM income statement (TTM)
RevenueKSh6.80b
Cost of RevenueKSh2.02b
Gross ProfitKSh770.93m
ExpensesKSh1.39b
Earnings-KSh619.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.93
Gross Margin11.33%
Net Profit Margin-9.10%
Debt/Equity Ratio54.2%

How did CTUM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.9%

Current Dividend Yield

-35%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Centum Investment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.27x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CTUM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Capital Markets industry average.

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CTUM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XF Capital Markets industry average (1x).


Future Growth

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

7.5%

Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Centum Investment 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 Centum Investment performed over the past 5 years?

-24.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CTUM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CTUM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CTUM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CTUM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (34.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CTUM has a negative Return on Equity (-2.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Centum Investment's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CTUM's short term assets (KES40.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (KES33.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: CTUM's short term assets (KES40.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (KES29.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CTUM's debt to equity ratio (54.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CTUM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.8% to 54.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CTUM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.7%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CTUM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Centum Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.88%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CTUM's dividend (1.89%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (4.19%).

High Dividend: CTUM's dividend (1.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (7.8%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CTUM is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: CTUM is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: CTUM is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

James Mworia (43 yo)

13yrs

Tenure

KSh46,241,000

Compensation

Dr. James Mwirigi Mworia, CFA, CPA, CGMA, serves as Director of Africa Crest Education Holdings Ltd. Dr. Mworia has been the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Centum Investment Company...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD416.77K) is above average for companies of similar size in the KE market ($USD263.40K).

Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CTUM's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CTUM's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Centum Investment Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Centum Investment Company Limited
  • Ticker: CTUM
  • Exchange: NASE
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: KSh11.645b
  • Shares outstanding: 665.44m
  • Website: https://www.centum.co.ke

Number of Employees


Location

  • Centum Investment Company Limited
  • 9th Floor
  • South Tower
  • Nairobi
  • 100
  • Kenya

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 14:03
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/03/31


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.