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KUKZ

KakuziNASE:KUKZ Stock Report

Market Cap

KSh7.5b

7D

0%

1Y

1.2%

Updated

19 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
KUKZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

KUKZ Overview

Kakuzi Plc engages in growing, packing, and selling avocados in Kenya, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Kenya, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kakuzi
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceKSh384.50
52 Week HighKSh351.00
52 Week LowKSh415.00
Beta0.35
1 Month Change-0.19%
3 Month Change3.15%
1 Year Change1.18%
3 Year Change24.03%
5 Year Change45.09%
Change since IPO320.22%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

KUKZKE FoodKE Market
7D0%2.0%0.1%
1Y1.2%1.9%28.3%

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.

Price Volatility

Is KUKZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KUKZ volatility
KUKZ Beta0.35
Industry Beta0.52
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19273,000Christopher Flowershttps://www.kakuzi.co.ke

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

How do Kakuzi's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KUKZ fundamental statistics
Market CapKSh7.54b
Earnings (TTM)KSh543.89m
Revenue (TTM)KSh3.61b

13.9x

P/E Ratio

2.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KUKZ income statement (TTM)
RevenueKSh3.61b
Cost of RevenueKSh2.10b
Gross ProfitKSh1.51b
ExpensesKSh961.65m
EarningsKSh543.89m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)27.75
Gross Margin41.73%
Net Profit Margin15.07%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did KUKZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.7%

Current Dividend Yield

65%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

13.86x

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).


Future Growth

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

13.5%

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.


Past Performance

How has Kakuzi performed over the past 5 years?

2.6%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Kakuzi current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.68%

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Christopher Flowers

8.58yrs

Tenure

KSh11,535,000

Compensation

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...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KUKZ's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KUKZ's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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

Kakuzi Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Kakuzi Plc
  • Punda Milia Road
  • Makuyu
  • Thika
  • 1000
  • Kenya

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/19 14:02
End of Day Share Price2021/09/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.