Vital Limited provides mobile radio networks and high speed broadband services in New Zealand. More Details
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Vital's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VTL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
NZ Wireless Telecom
1 Year Return
NZ Wireless Telecom
Return vs Industry: VTL underperformed the NZ Wireless Telecom industry which returned 0.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VTL underperformed the NZ Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vital's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIt Might Not Be A Great Idea To Buy Vital Limited (NZSE:VTL) For Its Next Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Vital (NZSE:VTL) Is Weighed Down By Its Debt Load
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs It Worth Buying Vital Limited (NZSE:VTL) For Its 3.8% Dividend Yield?
Is Vital 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: VTL (NZ$0.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NZ$26.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VTL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VTL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44x) compared to the XX Wireless Telecom industry average (14.5x).
PE vs Market: VTL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44x) compared to the NZ market (23.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VTL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VTL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the XX Wireless Telecom industry average (1.7x).
How is Vital forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Telecom 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 Vital 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.
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How has Vital performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VTL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VTL's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (11.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VTL's earnings have grown by 2.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VTL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VTL had negative earnings growth (-81.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Wireless Telecom industry average (1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VTL's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.
How is Vital's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VTL's short term assets (NZ$9.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (NZ$16.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: VTL's short term assets (NZ$9.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (NZ$37.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VTL's debt to equity ratio (34.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: VTL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 151.2% to 34.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VTL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (94.6%).
Interest Coverage: VTL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.5x coverage).
What is Vital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VTL's dividend (3.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the NZ market (2.75%).
High Dividend: VTL's dividend (3.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the NZ market (4.44%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VTL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VTL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (140.9%), VTL's dividend payments are not 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
Mr. Andrew M. Miller has been the Chief Executive Officer at Vital Limited (formerly known as TeamTalk Limited). since September 2016. Mr. serves as Director at Vital Data Limited since December 2016. He a ...
|Chief Executive Officer||4.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||4yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Sales & Marketing||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Human Resources & Safety||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VTL's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||NZ$35.00k||0.063% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||NZ$23.00k||0.27% |
|Independent Chairman||6.17yrs||NZ$60.00k||0.24% |
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||NZ$35.00k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||NZ$23.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: VTL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vital Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vital Limited
- Ticker: VTL
- Exchange: NZSE
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: NZ$32.691m
- Shares outstanding: 41.38m
- Website: https://www.vital.co.nz
- Vital Limited
- 25-27 Cambridge Terrace
- Level 6
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VTL||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NZ||NZD||May 2004|
Vital Limited provides mobile radio networks and high speed broadband services in New Zealand. The company operates through two segments, Wireless Networks and Wired Networks. Its mobile radio networks inc ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/29 10:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/29 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.