Nation Media Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent media house in East and Central Africa.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh22.15|
|52 Week High||KSh12.05|
|52 Week Low||KSh26.50|
|1 Month Change||-12.10%|
|3 Month Change||-11.40%|
|1 Year Change||38.87%|
|3 Year Change||-65.19%|
|5 Year Change||-76.57%|
|Change since IPO||-4.47%|
Recent News & Updates
|NMG||KE Media||KE Market|
Return vs Industry: NMG exceeded the KE Media industry which returned 2.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NMG exceeded the KE Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: NMG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NMG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Nation Media Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent media house in East and Central Africa. The company operates through Newspapers and Digital, and Broadcasting segments. It is also involved in the publication, printing, and distribution of newspapers and magazines; radio and television broadcasting activities; subscription of e-paper; and provision of digital online products in the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
Nation Media Group Fundamentals Summary
|NMG fundamental statistics|
Is NMG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NMG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh1.03b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.44|
|Net Profit Margin||9.80%|
How did NMG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Nation Media Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NMG (KES22.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value (KES33.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NMG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NMG is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.4x) compared to the African Media industry average (14.7x).
PE vs Market: NMG's PE Ratio (6.4x) is in line with the KE market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NMG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NMG's PB Ratio (0.6x) is in line with the XF Media industry average.
How is Nation Media Group 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 Nation Media Group 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 Nation Media Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NMG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NMG's current net profit margins (9.8%) are higher than last year (0.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NMG's earnings have declined by 34.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NMG's earnings growth over the past year (993.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-34.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NMG earnings growth over the past year (993.1%) exceeded the Media industry -17.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NMG's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is Nation Media Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NMG's short term assets (KES7.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (KES3.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: NMG's short term assets (KES7.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (KES451.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NMG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: NMG had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: NMG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: NMG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Nation Media Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NMG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NMG'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 NMG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NMG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NMG is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NMG'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
Stephen Gitagama (54 yo)
Mr. Stephen Gitagama has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Director at Nation Media Group Limited since March 2008 and served as its Group Finance Director. Mr. Gitagama served as Group Finance Dire...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephen's total compensation ($USD292.02K) is about average for companies of similar size in the KE market ($USD263.52K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stephen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: NMG's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NMG's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 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.
Nation Media Group PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nation Media Group PLC
- Ticker: NMG
- Exchange: NASE
- Founded: 1959
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: KSh4.594b
- Shares outstanding: 207.40m
- Website: https://www.nationmedia.com
Number of Employees
- Nation Media Group PLC
- Nation Centre
- Kimathi Street
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/16 14:02|
|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.