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ColoradoCBSE:COL Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
COL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

COL Overview

Colorado S.A. produces and distributes paints.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Colorado
Historical stock prices
Current Share Priceد.م64.53
52 Week Highد.م45.50
52 Week Lowد.م66.00
1 Month Change-0.72%
3 Month Change1.02%
1 Year Change37.24%
3 Year Change-10.13%
5 Year Change26.53%
Change since IPO4.17%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

COLMA ChemicalsMA Market

Return vs Industry: COL underperformed the MA Chemicals industry which returned 92.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COL exceeded the MA Market which returned 26.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COL volatility
COL Beta0.15
Industry Beta1.93
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: COL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COL's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1957304Abed Chagar

Colorado S.A. produces and distributes paints. The company offers building paints and automotive refinish paints, as well as industrial, ecological, and functional paints. Its products include thinners, primers, renders, water and solvent based paints, colorants, special effect paints, special paints, decorative and industrial coatings, putties, and fillers, as well as varnishes for wood and coatings.

Colorado Fundamentals Summary

How do Colorado's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COL fundamental statistics
Market Capد.م780.05m
Earnings (TTM)د.م17.49m
Revenue (TTM)د.م461.62m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenueد.م271.57m
Gross Profitد.م190.05m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2020

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.45
Gross Margin41.17%
Net Profit Margin3.79%
Debt/Equity Ratio6.6%

How did COL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Colorado 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: COL (MAD64.53) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MAD7.58)

Significantly Below Fair Value: COL is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: COL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.6x) compared to the African Chemicals industry average (12.4x).

PE vs Market: COL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.6x) compared to the MA market (26.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate COL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: COL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the XF Chemicals industry average (1.4x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Materials 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 Colorado 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 Colorado performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: COL has a large one-off loss of MAD6.6M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: COL's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (7.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: COL's earnings have declined by 20.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: COL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: COL had negative earnings growth (-53.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (27%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: COL's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Colorado's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: COL's short term assets (MAD443.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (MAD221.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: COL's short term assets (MAD443.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (MAD22.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: COL's debt to equity ratio (6.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: COL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 13.2% to 6.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if COL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: COL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (24.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: COL's dividend (2.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MA market (2.22%).

High Dividend: COL's dividend (2.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MA market (4.85%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: COL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: COL has only been paying a dividend for 8 years, and since then payments have fallen.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its 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


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


Average board tenure


Abed Chagar

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Mr. Abed Chagar serves as Chief Executive Officer of Colorado SA and has been its Director since May 15, 2019 and served as its General Manager.

Board Members

Experienced Board: COL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

Colorado S.A.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Colorado S.A.
  • Ticker: COL
  • Exchange: CBSE
  • Founded: 1957
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: د.م780.052m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.09m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Colorado S.A.
  • 5, Allée des Orchidées
  • Ain Sebaâ
  • Casablanca
  • Morocco


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 21:42
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
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.