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Central Azucarera de Tarlac PSE:CAT Stock Report

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30 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
CAT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6

CAT Stock Overview

Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Inc. produces and sells sugar and sugar by-products in the Philippines.

Central Azucarera de Tarlac Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Central Azucarera de Tarlac
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₱10.00
52 Week High₱14.90
52 Week Low₱10.00
1 Month Change-9.09%
3 Month Change-17.22%
1 Year Change-31.03%
3 Year Change-41.25%
5 Year Change-29.28%
Change since IPO1,900.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CATPH FoodPH Market

Return vs Industry: CAT underperformed the PH Food industry which returned -28.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAT underperformed the PH Market which returned -7.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAT volatility
CAT Average Weekly Movement6.4%
Food Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement5.3%
10% most volatile stocks in PH Market10.1%
10% least volatile stocks in PH Market3.0%

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

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

About the Company

1927330Martin Iganacio Lorenzo

Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Inc. produces and sells sugar and sugar by-products in the Philippines. The company offers raw and refined sugar; molasses; rectified spirits, absolute alcohol, and denatured alcohol; and liquid carbon dioxide. It also develops, leases, and sells real estate properties; and provides property management, water distribution, and wastewater treatment services.

Central Azucarera de Tarlac Fundamentals Summary

How do Central Azucarera de Tarlac's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAT fundamental statistics
Market Cap₱2.38b
Earnings (TTM)₱53.70m
Revenue (TTM)₱1.41b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAT income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₱1.18b
Gross Profit₱239.52m
Other Expenses₱185.82m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.23
Gross Margin16.93%
Net Profit Margin3.79%
Debt/Equity Ratio55.7%

How did CAT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CAT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CAT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CAT key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA16.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CAT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CAT PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CAT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average117.9x
FRUIT Fruitas Holdings
LFM Liberty Flour Mills
AXLM Axelum Resources
VMC Victorias Milling Company
CAT Central Azucarera de Tarlac

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (44.4x) compared to the peer average (117.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CAT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CAT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (44.4x) compared to the PH Food industry average (15.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CAT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CAT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio44.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CAT's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CAT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CAT (₱10) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₱141.84)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Central Azucarera de Tarlac 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 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 Central Azucarera de Tarlac 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.

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  • Examine whether Central Azucarera de Tarlac is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

How has Central Azucarera de Tarlac performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CAT's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (4.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAT's earnings have declined by 32.2% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CAT had negative earnings growth (-27.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (19.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAT's Return on Equity (1.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Central Azucarera de Tarlac's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAT's short term assets (₱3.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₱1.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: CAT's short term assets (₱3.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₱1.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAT's net debt to equity ratio (52.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 91.6% to 55.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.6%).

Interest Coverage: CAT's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Central Azucarera de Tarlac current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: CAT is not paying a notable dividend for the PH market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CAT has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Martin Iganacio Lorenzo (56 yo)



Mr. Martin Iganacio Paez Lorenzo is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) since October 15, 2014. Mr. Lorenzo is also the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of CAT...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CAT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CAT's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Inc.
  • Ticker: CAT
  • Exchange: PSE
  • Founded: 1927
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₱2.385b
  • Shares outstanding: 238.50m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Central Azucarera de Tarlac, Inc.
  • San Miguel
  • Tarlac
  • 2301
  • Philippines


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.