Centum Investment Company Limited is a private equity firm specializing investing in middle market, growth, growth capital, developmental capital, and buyouts.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh17.50|
|52 Week High||KSh14.05|
|52 Week Low||KSh19.00|
|1 Month Change||2.94%|
|3 Month Change||1.16%|
|1 Year Change||-4.37%|
|3 Year Change||-30.69%|
|5 Year Change||-55.41%|
|Change since IPO||408.20%|
Recent News & Updates
|CTUM||KE Capital Markets||KE Market|
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.
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
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
|CTUM fundamental statistics|
Is CTUM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CTUM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh2.02b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.93|
|Net Profit Margin||-9.10%|
How did CTUM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Centum Investment 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 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).
How is Centum Investment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has Centum Investment performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
What is Centum Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Mworia (43 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: CTUM's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CTUM's board of directors are considered experienced (4 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.
Centum Investment Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Centum Investment Company Limited
- 9th Floor
- South Tower
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.