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Guardian Media TTSE:GML Stock Report

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16 May, 2022


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

GML Stock Overview

Guardian Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, publishes newspapers.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Guardian Media
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceTT$3.10
52 Week HighTT$3.25
52 Week LowTT$2.64
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change-1.59%
1 Year Change-4.61%
3 Year Change-77.54%
5 Year Change-83.15%
Change since IPO-38.00%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GMLTT MediaTT Market

Return vs Industry: GML exceeded the TT Media industry which returned -19.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GML underperformed the TT Market which returned 11% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GML's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GML volatility
GML Average Weekly Movement2.0%
Media Industry Average Movement5.9%
Market Average Movement3.5%
10% most volatile stocks in TT Market6.1%
10% least volatile stocks in TT Market1.9%

Stable Share Price: GML is less volatile than 75% of TT stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GML's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1917n/aBrandon Khan

Guardian Media Limited, together with its subsidiaries, publishes newspapers. The company operates in two segments, Print and Multi-Media. It publishes the Trinidad Guardian and the Sunday Guardian, as well as provides printing services for other publishers.

Guardian Media Fundamentals Summary

How do Guardian Media's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GML fundamental statistics
Market CapTT$125.69m
Earnings (TTM)TT$4.11m
Revenue (TTM)TT$104.71m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GML income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueTT$0
Gross ProfitTT$104.71m
Other ExpensesTT$100.60m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.10
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin3.93%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did GML perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does GML pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy GML by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Guardian Media dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateMay 19 2022
Dividend Pay DateJun 15 2022
Days until Ex dividend2 days
Days until Dividend pay date29 days

Does GML pay a reliable dividends?

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Is Guardian Media undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GML (TTD3.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (TTD4.99)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GML is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.1x) compared to the South American Media industry average (15.9x).

PE vs Market: GML is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.1x) compared to the TT market (16.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GML is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the XS Media industry average (0.7x).

Future Growth

How is Guardian Media 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 Media 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 Guardian Media 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.

Past Performance

How has Guardian Media 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: GML has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GML's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (4.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GML's earnings have grown by 14.9% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GML had negative earnings growth (-11%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (-2.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GML's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Guardian Media'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: GML's short term assets (TTD134.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (TTD30.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: GML's short term assets (TTD134.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (TTD51.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GML is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GML has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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

Balance Sheet


What is Guardian Media current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 17 2022Ex Dividend DateMay 19 2022Dividend Pay DateJun 15 202227 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 2 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GML's dividend (2.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TT market (2.61%).

High Dividend: GML's dividend (2.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TT market (4.43%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: GML's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (67.9%), GML's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (18.4%), GML's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Brandon Khan



Mr. Brandon Khan has been Managing Director of Guardian Media Limited since July 1, 2020 and serves as Director. Mr. Khan served as Deputy Managing Director of Guardian Media Limited and served as its Gene...

Board Members

Experienced Board: GML's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).


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

Guardian Media Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Guardian Media Limited
  • Ticker: GML
  • Exchange: TTSE
  • Founded: 1917
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: TT$125.685m
  • Shares outstanding: 39.90m
  • Website:


  • Guardian Media Limited
  • 22-24 St. Vincent Street
  • Port of Spain
  • Trinidad & Tobago


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 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.