Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc grows sugar cane and manufactures sugar in Malawi.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||MK264.99|
|52 Week High||MK0|
|52 Week Low||MK0|
|1 Month Change||-0.23%|
|3 Month Change||140.88%|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||29.36%|
|5 Year Change||70.96%|
|Change since IPO||140.90%|
Recent News & Updates
|ILLOVO||MW Food||MW Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ILLOVO performed against the MW Food industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ILLOVO performed against the MW Market.
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine ILLOVO's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine ILLOVO's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc grows sugar cane and manufactures sugar in Malawi. It operates through Cane Growing and Sugar Production segments. The company produces raw, brown, refined, and specialty sugars, as well as molasses, a by-product for sale as a fermentation raw material to the fuel alcohol distilleries.
Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Fundamentals Summary
|ILLOVO fundamental statistics|
Is ILLOVO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ILLOVO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||MK823.00m|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||9.54|
|Net Profit Margin||4.60%|
How did ILLOVO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Illovo Sugar (Malawi) 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: ILLOVO (MWK264.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value (MWK45.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ILLOVO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ILLOVO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.8x) compared to the African Food industry average (13.6x).
PE vs Market: ILLOVO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.8x) compared to the MW market (12.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ILLOVO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ILLOVO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the XF Food industry average (1.4x).
How is Illovo Sugar (Malawi) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Illovo Sugar (Malawi) 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 Illovo Sugar (Malawi) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ILLOVO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ILLOVO's current net profit margins (4.6%) are higher than last year (2.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ILLOVO's earnings have declined by 4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ILLOVO's earnings growth over the past year (69.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ILLOVO earnings growth over the past year (69.8%) exceeded the Food industry 8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ILLOVO's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.
How is Illovo Sugar (Malawi)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ILLOVO's short term assets (MWK88.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (MWK44.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: ILLOVO's short term assets (MWK88.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (MWK27.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ILLOVO is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ILLOVO has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 130.5%.
Debt Coverage: ILLOVO has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ILLOVO has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Illovo Sugar (Malawi) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ILLOVO's dividend (1.51%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MW market (1.43%).
High Dividend: ILLOVO's dividend (1.51%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MW market (4.81%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ILLOVO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ILLOVO's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21%), ILLOVO's dividend payments are well 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lekani Katandula (46 yo)
Mr. Lekani Leslie Katandula, FCCA serves as Non-Executive Director at Telekom Networks Malawi plc since April 2, 2020. He serves as Non-Executive Director at First Capital Bank Plc since 2019. Mr. Katandul...
Experienced Management: ILLOVO's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ILLOVO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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.
Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc
- Ticker: ILLOVO
- Exchange: MAL
- Founded: 1965
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: MK189.056b
- Shares outstanding: 713.44m
- Website: https://www.illovosugarafrica.com/About-us/Malawi
Number of Employees
- Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc
- Illovo House
- Churchill Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/18 17:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/14 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.