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Academy PressNGSE:ACADEMY Stock Report

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18 Oct, 2021


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

ACADEMY Overview

Academy Press Plc provides printing services in Nigeria and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Academy Press
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₦0.36
52 Week High₦0.25
52 Week Low₦0.46
1 Month Change-7.69%
3 Month Change2.86%
1 Year Change33.33%
3 Year Change-28.00%
5 Year Change-29.41%
Change since IPO12.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

ACADEMYNG Commercial ServicesNG Market

Return vs Industry: ACADEMY underperformed the NG Commercial Services industry which returned 63.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ACADEMY underperformed the NG Market which returned 40% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ACADEMY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ACADEMY volatility
ACADEMY Beta0.13
Industry Beta0.92
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: ACADEMY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of NG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ACADEMY's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1964213Olugbenga Ladipo

Academy Press Plc provides printing services in Nigeria and internationally. The company prints educational and general books. It also engages in the commercial printing of diaries, labels, calendars, periodicals, annual reports, confidential, brochures, posters, etc. In addition, the company is involved in the security printing, flexibility printing, light packaging, confidential printing, and specialized printing activities.

Academy Press Fundamentals Summary

How do Academy Press's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ACADEMY fundamental statistics
Market Cap₦217.73m
Earnings (TTM)-₦191.25m
Revenue (TTM)₦1.68b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ACADEMY income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₦1.51b
Gross Profit₦170.83m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.32
Gross Margin10.18%
Net Profit Margin-11.40%
Debt/Equity Ratio7,399.6%

How did ACADEMY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Academy Press 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: ACADEMY (NGN0.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NGN6.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ACADEMY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ACADEMY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Commercial Services industry average.

PE vs Market: ACADEMY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the NG market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ACADEMY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the XF Commercial Services industry average (1.2x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Academy Press 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 Academy Press performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ACADEMY is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ACADEMY is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ACADEMY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 33.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ACADEMY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ACADEMY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (14.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ACADEMY has a negative Return on Equity (-1880.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Academy Press's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ACADEMY's short term assets (NGN882.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (NGN1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: ACADEMY's short term assets (NGN882.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (NGN771.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ACADEMY's debt to equity ratio (7399.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ACADEMY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 134.8% to 7399.6% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable ACADEMY has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: ACADEMY is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 19.3% per year.


What is Academy Press's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACADEMY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACADEMY'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 ACADEMY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ACADEMY's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ACADEMY is not paying a notable dividend for the NG market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ACADEMY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the NG market.

Next Steps


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


Olugbenga Ladipo

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Mr. Olugbenga Ladipo F.C.A ,serves as the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Academy Press Plc. He is the Managing Director, is a qualified Accountant and a graduate of Accountancy...


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

Academy Press Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Academy Press Plc
  • Ticker: ACADEMY
  • Exchange: NGSE
  • Founded: 1964
  • Industry: Commercial Printing
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: ₦217.728m
  • Shares outstanding: 604.80m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Academy Press Plc
  • 28/32, Industrial Avenue
  • Ilupeju Industrial Estate
  • Lagos
  • Nigeria


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/18 21:40
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.