Longhorn Publishers Plc, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and sells educational and general books in Africa.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh3.97|
|52 Week High||KSh3.70|
|52 Week Low||KSh4.90|
|1 Month Change||-7.67%|
|3 Month Change||-0.25%|
|1 Year Change||-12.36%|
|3 Year Change||-20.60%|
|5 Year Change||-20.60%|
|Change since IPO||-45.62%|
Recent News & Updates
|LKL||KE Media||KE Market|
Return vs Industry: LKL underperformed the KE Media industry which returned -1.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LKL underperformed the KE Market which returned 28.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LKL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LKL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Longhorn Publishers Plc, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and sells educational and general books in Africa. The company offers competency-based curriculum, ECDE, primary course and revision, secondary course and revision, creative works, set, reference, and tertiary books. It also provides eBooks, audio books, video-animated stories, ePubs, and mobile applications for Android, iOS, and Windows application platforms.
Longhorn Publishers Fundamentals Summary
|LKL fundamental statistics|
Is LKL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LKL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh580.65m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2020
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.83|
|Net Profit Margin||-21.16%|
How did LKL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Longhorn Publishers 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: LKL (KES3.97) is trading above our estimate of fair value (KES0)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LKL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LKL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Media industry average.
PE vs Market: LKL 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 LKL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LKL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the XF Media industry average (0.6x).
How is Longhorn Publishers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media 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 Longhorn Publishers 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 Longhorn Publishers performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LKL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LKL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if LKL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LKL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LKL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-17.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LKL has a negative Return on Equity (-30.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Longhorn Publishers's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LKL's short term assets (KES1.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (KES1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: LKL's short term assets (KES1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (KES354.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LKL's debt to equity ratio (159.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LKL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 14.4% to 159.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LKL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.3%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LKL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Longhorn Publishers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LKL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LKL'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 LKL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LKL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LKL is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LKL'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
Mr. Maxwell Wahome has been Group Managing Director and Director at Longhorn Publishers Limited since September 4, 2018. He served as Chief Operation Officer at Longhorn Publishers Ltd since October 18, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Maxwell's total compensation ($USD176.05K) is below average for companies of similar size in the KE market ($USD263.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Maxwell's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: LKL's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LKL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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.
Longhorn Publishers Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Longhorn Publishers Plc
- Ticker: LKL
- Exchange: NASE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: KSh1.082b
- Shares outstanding: 272.44m
- Website: https://www.longhornpublishers.com
Number of Employees
- Longhorn Publishers Plc
- Funzi Road
- Industrial Area
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/21 18:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/21 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.