Uganda Clays Limited produces and sells a range of baked clay building products in Uganda.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||USh8.50|
|52 Week High||USh5.00|
|52 Week Low||USh103,600.00|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||0%|
|1 Year Change||7.60%|
|3 Year Change||-63.04%|
|5 Year Change||-34.62%|
|Change since IPO||-84.55%|
Recent News & Updates
|UCL||UG Basic Materials||UG Market|
Return vs Industry: UCL underperformed the UG Basic Materials industry which returned 65.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UCL exceeded the UG Market which returned 1.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: UCL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UCL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Uganda Clays Limited produces and sells a range of baked clay building products in Uganda. It offers bricks, quarry floor tiles, decorative grilles, roofing tiles, suspended floor units, ventilators, maxpans, and walling and partitioning blocks. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Kampala, Uganda.
Uganda Clays Fundamentals Summary
|UCL fundamental statistics|
Is UCL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|UCL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||USh16.13b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2020
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.42|
|Net Profit Margin||16.43%|
How did UCL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
15.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Uganda Clays 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: UCL (UGX8.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (UGX22.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UCL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.6x) compared to the African Basic Materials industry average (13.7x).
PE vs Market: UCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.6x) compared to the UG market (4.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UCL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UCL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the XF Basic Materials industry average (1.4x).
How is Uganda Clays forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 Uganda Clays 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 Uganda Clays performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UCL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UCL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UCL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 10.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: UCL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: UCL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Basic Materials industry (44.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UCL's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Uganda Clays's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UCL's short term assets (UGX24.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (UGX6.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: UCL's short term assets (UGX24.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (UGX26.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UCL's debt to equity ratio (57.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UCL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 90.6% to 57.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.4%).
Interest Coverage: UCL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Uganda Clays's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UCL's dividend (15.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UG market (4.53%).
High Dividend: UCL's dividend (15.88%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UG market (7.92%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UCL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: UCL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (24.9%), UCL's dividend payments are well 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?
Average board tenure
Mr. Reuben Byaruhanga Tumwebaze is Managing Director of Uganda Clays Limited from March 2021. Before joining Uganda Clays Ltd, Mr. Tumwebaze was the Director of Road Infrastructure Protection at Uganda Nat...
Experienced Board: UCL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Uganda Clays Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Uganda Clays Limited
- Ticker: UCL
- Exchange: UGSE
- Founded: 1950
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: USh7.650b
- Shares outstanding: 900.00m
- Website: https://www.ugandaclays.co.ug
Number of Employees
- Uganda Clays Limited
- 14 Kms Entebbe Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 16:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
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.