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Vodacom TanzaniaDAR:VODA Stock Report

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17 Oct, 2021


Company Financials
VODA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6

VODA Overview

Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company offers telecommunication services to consumers and enterprises in Tanzania.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vodacom Tanzania
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceTSh770.00
52 Week HighTSh740.00
52 Week LowTSh770.00
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change0%
3 Year Change-3.75%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-9.41%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

VODATZ Wireless TelecomTZ Market

Return vs Industry: VODA underperformed the TZ Wireless Telecom industry which returned 47.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VODA underperformed the TZ Market which returned 4.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VODA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VODA volatility
VODA Beta0.063
Industry Beta0.49
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: VODA is less volatile than 75% of TZ stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VODA's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1999567Hisham Hendi

Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company offers telecommunication services to consumers and enterprises in Tanzania. The company offers voice, data, messaging, video, cloud, leased lines, PABX and international connectivity, WiMAX, remote communication over satellite, or banking solutions, as well as mobile financial services. It also provides a range of managed hosted services, including hosting and storage, backup, and disaster recovery services; and security services, such as perimeter firewalls, email and Web content filtering, and anti-virus and anti-spam solutions.

Vodacom Tanzania Fundamentals Summary

How do Vodacom Tanzania's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VODA fundamental statistics
Market CapTSh1.72t
Earnings (TTM)-TSh30.11b
Revenue (TTM)TSh974.39b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VODA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueTSh363.11b
Gross ProfitTSh611.28b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-13.44
Gross Margin62.73%
Net Profit Margin-3.09%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did VODA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Vodacom Tanzania 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: VODA (TZS770) is trading below our estimate of fair value (TZS2088.95)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VODA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Wireless Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: VODA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the TZ market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VODA is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the XF Wireless Telecom industry average (4.1x).

Future Growth

How is Vodacom Tanzania forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


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 Vodacom Tanzania 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 Vodacom Tanzania performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VODA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VODA is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VODA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 20.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VODA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: VODA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Wireless Telecom industry (-6.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: VODA has a negative Return on Equity (-3.77%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Vodacom Tanzania's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VODA's short term assets (TZS836.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (TZS792.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: VODA's short term assets (TZS836.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (TZS466.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VODA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VODA has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 39.3%.

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

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

Balance Sheet


What is Vodacom Tanzania current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VODA's dividend (1.59%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TZ market (1.97%).

High Dividend: VODA's dividend (1.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TZ market (8.2%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: VODA has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have fallen.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: VODA is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

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.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Hisham Hendi (40 yo)



Mr. Hisham Hendi has been Executive Director of Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company since March 19, 2019. He has been Managing Director of Vodacom Tanzania PLC since March 19, 2019 and served as its Ac...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VODA's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: VODA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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

Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company
  • Ticker: VODA
  • Exchange: DAR
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: TSh1.725t
  • Shares outstanding: 2.24b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company
  • Vodacom Tower
  • 15th Floor
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Tanzania


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 15:01
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.