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Central Telegraph

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has Central Telegraph's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CNTL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.4%

CNTL

-1.5%

RU Telecom

-2.4%

RU Market


1 Year Return

56.1%

CNTL

15.6%

RU Telecom

-3.1%

RU Market

Return vs Industry: CNTL exceeded the Russian Telecom industry which returned 15.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CNTL exceeded the Russian Market which returned -3.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CNTLIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.4%-1.5%-2.4%
30 Day31.4%1.6%-0.6%
90 Day25.0%0.3%2.9%
1 Year56.1%56.1%15.6%15.6%2.1%-3.1%
3 Year102.1%35.0%80.8%53.3%53.8%30.5%
5 Year135.8%57.4%115.7%56.5%110.5%66.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Central Telegraph's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Central Telegraph undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CNTL (RUB27) is trading below our estimate of fair value (RUB55.54)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CNTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.1x) compared to the RU Telecom industry average (14x).

PE vs Market: CNTL is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.1x) compared to the Russian market (8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CNTL's PB Ratio (1.4x) is in line with the RU Telecom industry average.


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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?

10.0%

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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Past Performance

How has Central Telegraph performed over the past 5 years?

96.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CNTL has a large one-off gain of RUB2.6B impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: CNTL's current net profit margins are higher than last year (27.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CNTL's earnings have grown significantly by 96% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CNTL's earnings growth over the past year (207.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (96% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CNTL earnings growth over the past year (207.6%) exceeded the Telecom industry 59.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CNTL's Return on Equity (69%) is considered outstanding.


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Financial Health

How is Central Telegraph's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CNTL's short term assets (RUB2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (RUB487.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CNTL's short term assets (RUB2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (RUB55.4M).


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 52.6%.

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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Dividend

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

27.44%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CNTL's dividend (27.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Russian market (4.04%).

High Dividend: CNTL's dividend (27.44%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Russian market (8.99%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (58.6%), CNTL's dividend payments are 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.


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Management

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


CEO

Aleksandr Snitko

6.25yrs

Tenure

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  ...


Ownership

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 company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: ₽4.210b
  • Shares outstanding: 155.92m
  • Website: https://www.moscow.cnt.ru

Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CNTLMISX (Micex - Rts)YesCommon SharesRURUBJun 2001
CNTLPMISX (Micex - Rts)RUB1.00 PRF(USD)RURUBJun 2001

Biography

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. It offers its services through a multi-service network of 4,900 kilometers. The company was founded in 1852 and is based in Moscow, Russia. Central Telegraph Public Joint Stock Company is a subsidiary of Public Joint Stock Company Long-Distance and International Telecommunications Rostelecom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/14 20:53
End of Day Share Price2020/07/14 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.