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Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C DSM:ZHCD Stock Report

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27 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
ZHCD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

ZHCD Stock Overview

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C. manufactures and distributes fast-moving-consumer-goods in Qatar and internationally.

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C
Historical stock prices
Current Share Priceر.ق18.00
52 Week Highر.ق19.98
52 Week Lowر.ق14.67
1 Month Change0.84%
3 Month Change5.00%
1 Year Change20.38%
3 Year Change60.29%
5 Year Change206.14%
Change since IPO1,062.20%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 10
Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C (DSM:ZHCD) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To ر.ق0.65

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C (DSM:ZHCD) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To ر.ق0.65

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C.'s ( DSM:ZHCD ) dividend is being reduced to ر.ق0.65 on the 1st of January. The yield is...

Mar 27
Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C (DSM:ZHCD) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To ر.ق0.65

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C (DSM:ZHCD) Has Announced That Its Dividend Will Be Reduced To ر.ق0.65

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C. ( DSM:ZHCD ) has announced it will be reducing its dividend payable on the 1st of January...

May 24
Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C's (DSM:ZHCD) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C's (DSM:ZHCD) Returns Have Hit A Wall

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. In a perfect world, we'd like to see...

Shareholder Returns

ZHCDQA FoodQA Market

Return vs Industry: ZHCD exceeded the QA Food industry which returned -10.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ZHCD exceeded the QA Market which returned 8.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ZHCD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ZHCD volatility
ZHCD Average Weekly Movement4.5%
Food Industry Average Movement6.0%
Market Average Movement4.0%
10% most volatile stocks in QA Market6.0%
10% least volatile stocks in QA Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: ZHCD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of QA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ZHCD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1969n/aTarique Mohammad

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C. manufactures and distributes fast-moving-consumer-goods in Qatar and internationally. It operates through Investment and Managed Services; Trading, Manufacturing, Distribution and Services; and Contracting, Real Estate and Others segments. The company manufactures various flour and wheat based products under the QFM brand; and refines and packs various types of edible oils, such as sunflower, corn, canola, palm, and frying oil.

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C Fundamentals Summary

How do Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ZHCD fundamental statistics
Market Capر.ق4.93b
Earnings (TTM)ر.ق190.29m
Revenue (TTM)ر.ق1.40b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ZHCD income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenueر.ق1.12b
Gross Profitر.ق276.46m
Other Expensesر.ق86.17m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.70
Gross Margin19.75%
Net Profit Margin13.59%
Debt/Equity Ratio36.6%

How did ZHCD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • 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 ZHCD?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ZHCD 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/Revenue3.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA18.5x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

ZHCD PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ZHCD vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average28.1x
BLDN Baladna Q.P.S.C
1332 Nippon Suisan Kaisha
001313 Guangdong Yuehai Feeds GroupLtd
ZHCD Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ZHCD is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.9x) compared to the peer average (28.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ZHCD is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (25.9x) compared to the Asian Food industry average (16.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ZHCD'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.

ZHCD PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio25.9x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: ZHCD (QAR18) is trading above our estimate of fair value (QAR13.76)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ZHCD is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C 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 Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C 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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Past Performance

How has Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ZHCD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ZHCD's current net profit margins (13.6%) are lower than last year (17.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ZHCD's earnings have grown by 1.7% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ZHCD had negative earnings growth (-4.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (8.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ZHCD's Return on Equity (11.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ZHCD's short term assets (QAR1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (QAR760.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: ZHCD's short term assets (QAR1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (QAR311.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ZHCD's net debt to equity ratio (3.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ZHCD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.5% to 36.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ZHCD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.5%).

Interest Coverage: ZHCD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ZHCD's dividend (3.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the QA market (3.04%).

High Dividend: ZHCD's dividend (3.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the QA market (4.61%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ZHCD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: ZHCD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (89.7%), ZHCD's payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (108.5%), ZHCD's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Tarique Mohammad

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Mr. Tarique Mohammad serves as Chief Executive Officer of Zad Holding Company S.A.Q.


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

Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C.
  • Ticker: ZHCD
  • Exchange: DSM
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ر.ق4.927b
  • Shares outstanding: 273.73m
  • Website:


  • Zad Holding Company Q.P.S.C.
  • Meena Street
  • Near Doha Port
  • Doha
  • Qatar


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.