The Colonial Motor Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates franchised motor vehicle dealerships in New Zealand.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||NZ$10.60|
|52 Week High||NZ$8.07|
|52 Week Low||NZ$10.70|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||16.48%|
|1 Year Change||26.64%|
|3 Year Change||32.50%|
|5 Year Change||51.43%|
|Change since IPO||5,310.26%|
Recent News & Updates
Colonial Motor's (NZSE:CMO) Dividend Will Be Increased To NZ$0.47
The Colonial Motor Company Limited ( NZSE:CMO ) will increase its dividend on the 4th of October to NZ$0.47, which is...
Is Colonial Motor (NZSE:CMO) Using Too Much Debt?
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Colonial Motor (NZSE:CMO) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively
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|CMO||NZ Specialty Retail||NZ Market|
Return vs Industry: CMO underperformed the NZ Specialty Retail industry which returned 40.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CMO exceeded the NZ Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CMO is less volatile than 75% of NZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CMO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
The Colonial Motor Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates franchised motor vehicle dealerships in New Zealand. The company operates 12 Ford motor vehicle dealerships, including 7 Mazda franchises. It also engages in the distribution and retail of Kenworth and DAF heavy duty trucks; and retails New Holland, Case IH, and Kubota tractors and equipment.
Colonial Motor Fundamentals Summary
|CMO fundamental statistics|
Is CMO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CMO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||NZ$734.91m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.76|
|Net Profit Margin||2.76%|
How did CMO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is Colonial Motor 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: CMO (NZ$10.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (NZ$8.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CMO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CMO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the NZ Specialty Retail industry average (14.1x).
PE vs Market: CMO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the NZ market (22.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CMO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CMO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the NZ Specialty Retail industry average (2.7x).
How is Colonial Motor forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Retail 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 Colonial Motor 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 Colonial Motor performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CMO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CMO's current net profit margins (2.8%) are lower than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CMO's earnings have grown by 1.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CMO's earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CMO earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 20%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CMO's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.
How is Colonial Motor's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CMO's short term assets (NZ$224.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (NZ$164.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: CMO's short term assets (NZ$224.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (NZ$17.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CMO's debt to equity ratio (38.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CMO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.6% to 38.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CMO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.3%).
Interest Coverage: CMO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.9x coverage).
What is Colonial Motor current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CMO's dividend (5.19%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the NZ market (2.41%).
High Dividend: CMO's dividend (5.19%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the NZ market (4.86%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CMO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CMO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (72.4%), CMO's 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Alexander P. Gibbons serves as Chief Executive Officer at The Colonial Motor Company Limited sicne October 1, 2021. Alexander P. Gibbons served as General Manager at The Colonial Motor Company Limited unti...
Experienced Board: CMO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CMO insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Colonial Motor Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Colonial Motor Company Limited
- Ticker: CMO
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 1859
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: NZ$344.928m
- Shares outstanding: 32.69m
- Website: https://www.colmotor.co.nz
Number of Employees
- The Colonial Motor Company Limited
- 57 Courtenay Place
- Level 6
- New Zealand
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/22 06:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 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.