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Central Telegraph MISX:CNTL Stock Report

Last Price


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07 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
CNTL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

CNTL Stock Overview

Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company provides telecommunication services to individuals and legal entities, and telecommunications operators in Russia.

Central Telegraph Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Central Telegraph
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₽9.28
52 Week High₽15.72
52 Week Low₽8.12
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-0.22%
1 Year Change-33.90%
3 Year Change-51.41%
5 Year Change-47.57%
Change since IPO-52.02%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CNTLRU TelecomRU Market

Return vs Industry: CNTL underperformed the Russian Telecom industry which returned -29.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNTL underperformed the Russian Market which returned -32.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CNTL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CNTL volatility
CNTL Average Weekly Movement11.6%
Telecom Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in RU Market8.4%
10% least volatile stocks in RU Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: CNTL is more volatile than 90% of Russian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CNTL's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Russian stocks.

About the Company

1852100Aleksandr Snitko

Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company provides telecommunication services to individuals and legal entities, and telecommunications operators in Russia. It offers fixed and mobile telephony; Internet access and IPTV; communication channels leasing services; documentary telecommunications; and business solutions, such as virtual office station IP PBX, video surveillance, and the office-key. The company also provides telegram and telex services; and solutions for small and medium-sized, and large businesses.

Central Telegraph Fundamentals Summary

How do Central Telegraph's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CNTL fundamental statistics
Market Cap₽1.45b
Earnings (TTM)₽1.98m
Revenue (TTM)₽1.43b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CNTL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₽1.35b
Gross Profit₽80.06m
Other Expenses₽78.08m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.013
Gross Margin5.59%
Net Profit Margin0.14%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CNTL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CNTL 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/Revenue0.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA16.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does CNTL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

CNTL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for CNTL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average3.3x
NSVZ Nauka-Telecom
TTLK Tattelecom
4415 Broad EnterpriseLtd
HMMR Hammer Technology Holdings
CNTL Central Telegraph

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: CNTL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the peer average (3.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CNTL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Telecom Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: CNTL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the Russian Telecom industry average (1x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

CNTL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1x
Fair PS Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: CNTL (RUB9.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value (RUB27.88)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Central Telegraph 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 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 Central Telegraph 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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  • Examine whether Central Telegraph 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.
  • Central Telegraph competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Central Telegraph 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: CNTL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CNTL's current net profit margins (0.1%) are lower than last year (20.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNTL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 22.5% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CNTL had negative earnings growth (-99.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Telecom industry average (22.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CNTL's Return on Equity (2.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Central Telegraph's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CNTL's short term assets (RUB760.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (RUB407.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: CNTL's short term assets (RUB760.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (RUB82.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CNTL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CNTL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13%.

Debt Coverage: CNTL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CNTL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Central Telegraph current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CNTL's dividend (16.42%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Russian market (4.85%).

High Dividend: CNTL's dividend (16.42%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Russian market (13.13%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CNTL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CNTL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (11995.3%), CNTL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (76.6%), CNTL's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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


Aleksandr Snitko



Mr. Aleksandr Evgenevich Snitko has been Chief Executive Officer of Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company since April 4, 2014 and serves as its General Director. Mr. Snitko has been Director of the...


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

Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company
  • Ticker: CNTL
  • Exchange: MISX
  • Founded: 1852
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: ₽1.447b
  • Shares outstanding: 155.92m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company
  • ul. Tverskaya, 7
  • Moscow
  • 125375
  • Russia


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/07 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/08 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.