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Malta Properties MTSE:MPC Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







16 May, 2022


Company Financials
MPC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

MPC Stock Overview

Malta Properties Company p.l.c. engages in the investment and development of commercial properties in Malta.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Malta Properties
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€0.51
52 Week High€0.58
52 Week Low€0.50
1 Month Change-0.98%
3 Month Change-0.98%
1 Year Change-7.34%
3 Year Change-15.83%
5 Year Change-1.17%
Change since IPO-12.17%

Recent News & Updates

May 06
Here's Why Malta Properties (MTSE:MPC) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Here's Why Malta Properties (MTSE:MPC) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

MPCMT Real EstateMT Market

Return vs Industry: MPC underperformed the MT Real Estate industry which returned -6.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MPC underperformed the MT Market which returned -5.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MPC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MPC volatility
MPC Average Weekly Movementn/a
Real Estate Industry Average Movement5.1%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in MT Market12.0%
10% least volatile stocks in MT Market3.6%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine MPC's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine MPC's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

20108Mohsin Majid

Malta Properties Company p.l.c. engages in the investment and development of commercial properties in Malta. It owns a portfolio of office buildings and industrial properties. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Floriana, Malta.

Malta Properties Fundamentals Summary

How do Malta Properties's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MPC fundamental statistics
Market Cap€51.16m
Earnings (TTM)€2.65m
Revenue (TTM)€3.64m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MPC income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€0
Gross Profit€3.64m
Other Expenses€997.69k

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.026
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin72.62%
Debt/Equity Ratio47.2%

How did MPC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MPC (€0.51) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.17)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MPC is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the MT Real Estate industry average (36.5x).

PE vs Market: MPC is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the MT market (24.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MPC's PB Ratio (0.9x) is in line with the MT Real Estate industry average.

Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Real Estate 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 Malta Properties 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 Malta Properties performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MPC has a large one-off gain of €2.2M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: MPC's current net profit margins (72.6%) are lower than last year (86.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MPC's earnings have declined by 3.6% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MPC had negative earnings growth (-11.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-0.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MPC's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Malta Properties's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MPC's short term assets (€20.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€7.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: MPC's short term assets (€20.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€28.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MPC's net debt to equity ratio (26.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MPC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44.6% to 47.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MPC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: MPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Malta Properties's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MPC's dividend (2.38%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MT market (2.48%).

High Dividend: MPC's dividend (2.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MT market (5.76%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, MPC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MPC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46%), MPC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: MPC is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Mohsin Majid



Mr. Mohsin Majid serves as Chief Executive Officer at Malta Properties Company p.l.c. since June 10, 2020. He serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Tunisie Telecom. Mr. Majid had been Director of GO...

Board Members

Experienced Board: MPC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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

Malta Properties Company p.l.c.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Malta Properties Company p.l.c.
  • Ticker: MPC
  • Exchange: MTSE
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: €51.162m
  • Shares outstanding: 101.31m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Malta Properties Company p.l.c.
  • The Bastions
  • Triq Emvin Cremona
  • Floriana
  • FRN 1281
  • Malta


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/09 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.