Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C., together with its subsidiaries, provides logistics and freight forwarding services in Qatar and internationally. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GWCS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of QA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GWCS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GWCS underperformed the QA Logistics industry which returned 45.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GWCS underperformed the QA Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C 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: GWCS (QAR5.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (QAR6.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GWCS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GWCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the XA Logistics industry average (23.7x).
PE vs Market: GWCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the QA market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GWCS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GWCS's PB Ratio (1.6x) is in line with the XA Logistics industry average.
How is Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Transportation 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 Gulf Warehousing 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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How has Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GWCS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GWCS's current net profit margins (19.4%) are lower than last year (19.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GWCS's earnings have grown by 5.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GWCS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GWCS had negative earnings growth (-1.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (5.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GWCS's Return on Equity (12.9%) is considered low.
How is Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GWCS's short term assets (QAR806.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (QAR563.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: GWCS's short term assets (QAR806.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (QAR1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GWCS's debt to equity ratio (82.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GWCS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 119% to 82.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GWCS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.2%).
Interest Coverage: GWCS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).
What is Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GWCS's dividend (3.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the QA market (3.13%).
High Dividend: GWCS's dividend (3.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the QA market (4.81%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GWCS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GWCS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.1%), GWCS's dividend payments are 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. Meppurath Ranjeev Menon has been Group Chief Executive Officer at Gulf Warehousing Company Q.S.C. since October 2, 2013. Mr. Menon served as the Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Warehousing Company QSC ...
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|Deputy Chief Executive Officer||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Board Secretary||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GWCS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C.
- Ticker: GWCS
- Exchange: DSM
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: ر.ق3.012b
- Shares outstanding: 586.03m
- Website: https://www.gwclogistics.com
- Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C.
- Building Number 92
- D Ring Road
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GWCS||DSM (Doha Securities Market)||Yes||Common Shares||QA||QAR||Jan 2005|
Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C., together with its subsidiaries, provides logistics and freight forwarding services in Qatar and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Logistics Ope...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/05 12:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/03 00:00|
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