Kakuzi Plc engages in growing, packing, and selling avocados in Kenya, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Kenya, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh384.50|
|52 Week High||KSh351.00|
|52 Week Low||KSh415.00|
|1 Month Change||-0.19%|
|3 Month Change||3.15%|
|1 Year Change||1.18%|
|3 Year Change||24.03%|
|5 Year Change||45.09%|
|Change since IPO||320.22%|
Recent News & Updates
|KUKZ||KE Food||KE Market|
Return vs Industry: KUKZ matched the KE Food industry which returned 0.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KUKZ underperformed the KE Market which returned 29.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine KUKZ's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine KUKZ's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Kakuzi Plc engages in growing, packing, and selling avocados in Kenya, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Kenya, and internationally. It operates through Avocados, Macadamia, Tea, Forestry, and All Other segments. The company is also involved in growing, cracking, and selling macadamia nuts; growing, packing, and selling of blueberries; and cultivating and sale of tea.
Kakuzi Fundamentals Summary
|KUKZ fundamental statistics|
Is KUKZ overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KUKZ income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh2.10b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||27.75|
|Net Profit Margin||15.07%|
How did KUKZ perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is Kakuzi undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KUKZ (KES384.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (KES266.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KUKZ is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KUKZ is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the KE Food industry average (66.5x).
PE vs Market: KUKZ is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the KE market (6.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KUKZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KUKZ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the KE Food industry average (0.5x).
How is Kakuzi forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Kakuzi 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 Kakuzi performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KUKZ has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KUKZ's current net profit margins (15.1%) are lower than last year (23.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KUKZ's earnings have grown by 2.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KUKZ's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KUKZ had negative earnings growth (-26.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KUKZ's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.
How is Kakuzi's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KUKZ's short term assets (KES3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (KES425.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: KUKZ's short term assets (KES3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (KES1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KUKZ is debt free.
Reducing Debt: KUKZ has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KUKZ has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: KUKZ has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Kakuzi current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KUKZ's dividend (4.68%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (4.2%).
High Dividend: KUKZ's dividend (4.68%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KE market (7.83%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KUKZ's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KUKZ's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.9%), KUKZ's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Christopher J. Flowers has been the Managing Director and Executive Director of Kakuzi Plc since March 28, 2013. A qualified engineer and agriculturalist, Mr. Flowers has over 20 years’ experience wor...
Experienced Management: KUKZ's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KUKZ's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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.
Kakuzi Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kakuzi Plc
- Ticker: KUKZ
- Exchange: NASE
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: KSh7.536b
- Shares outstanding: 19.60m
- Website: https://www.kakuzi.co.ke
Number of Employees
- Kakuzi Plc
- Punda Milia Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 14:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/30 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.