Saudi Automotive Services Company operates in the services sector in Saudi Arabia. More Details
Fair value with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Saudi Automotive Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 4050 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of SA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4050's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
SA Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
SA Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: 4050 underperformed the SA Specialty Retail industry which returned 47.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4050 exceeded the SA Market which returned 14.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Saudi Automotive Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy You Might Be Interested In Saudi Automotive Services Company (TADAWUL:4050) For Its Upcoming Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StSaudi Automotive Services (TADAWUL:4050) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWe Think You Can Look Beyond Saudi Automotive Services' (TADAWUL:4050) Lackluster Earnings
Is Saudi Automotive Services 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: 4050 (SAR35.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SAR335.8)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4050 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 4050 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.9x) compared to the SA Specialty Retail industry average (28.7x).
PE vs Market: 4050 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.9x) compared to the SA market (33.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4050's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 4050 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the SA Specialty Retail industry average (6.6x).
How is Saudi Automotive Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted Retail 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 Saudi Automotive Services 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.
How has Saudi Automotive Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4050 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4050's current net profit margins (2%) are lower than last year (4.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4050's earnings have grown significantly by 32.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4050's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4050 had negative earnings growth (-63.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (1.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4050's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.
How is Saudi Automotive Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4050's short term assets (SAR349.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (SAR554.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: 4050's short term assets (SAR349.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (SAR1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4050's debt to equity ratio (81.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 4050's debt to equity ratio has increased from 55.6% to 81.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4050's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.7%).
Interest Coverage: 4050's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2x coverage).
What is Saudi Automotive Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 4050's dividend (1.11%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SA market (1.46%).
High Dividend: 4050's dividend (1.11%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SA market (4.26%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4050 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: 4050's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (81.8%), 4050's 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Riyadh Bin Saleh Almalik (54 yo)
Mr. Riyadh Bin Saleh Hamad Almalik serves as Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Automotive Services Company since 2009 and also serves as its Director and served as General Manager. Mr. Almalik serves as Hea...
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.
Saudi Automotive Services Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Saudi Automotive Services Company
- Ticker: 4050
- Exchange: SASE
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: ر.س2.154b
- Shares outstanding: 60.00m
- Website: https://www.sasco.com.sa
Number of Employees
- Saudi Automotive Services Company
- 6235 Al Ihsa - Al Zahra District
- Unit No 44
- Saudi Arabia
Saudi Automotive Services Company operates in the services sector in Saudi Arabia. It operates fuel stations; and provides digital payment solutions. The company also operates an automobile association for...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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