MTN UgandaUGSE:MTNU Stock Report

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19 Jan, 2022


Company Financials
MTNU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

MTNU Stock Overview

MTN Uganda Limited provides telecommunications services in Uganda.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for MTN Uganda
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUSh183.00
52 Week HighUSh205.00
52 Week LowUSh180.00
1 Month Change-8.04%
3 Month Changen/a
1 Year Changen/a
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-10.73%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

MTNUUG TelecomUG Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how MTNU performed against the UG Telecom industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how MTNU performed against the UG Market.

Price Volatility

Is MTNU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MTNU volatility
MTNU Average Weekly Movement1.8%
Telecom Industry Average Movement3.0%
Market Average Movement4.4%
10% most volatile stocks in UG Market7.6%
10% least volatile stocks in UG Market1.0%

Stable Share Price: MTNU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UG stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine MTNU's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

19981,000Wim Vanhelleputte

MTN Uganda Limited provides telecommunications services in Uganda. It offers a range of products and services, including voice and SMS, mobile data and home internet, digital, and mobile financial services; mobile money services; and interconnect and roaming services. The company also sells mobile devices.

MTN Uganda Fundamentals Summary

How do MTN Uganda's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MTNU fundamental statistics
Market CapUSh4.10t
Earnings (TTM)USh321.68b
Revenue (TTM)USh1.88t


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MTNU income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUSh377.26b
Gross ProfitUSh1.50t

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2020

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)14.37
Gross Margin79.91%
Net Profit Margin17.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio53.5%

How did MTNU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is MTN Uganda undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MTNU (UGX183) is trading above our estimate of fair value (UGX79.56)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MTNU is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MTNU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the African Telecom industry average (7.5x).

PE vs Market: MTNU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the UG market (5.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MTNU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.6x) compared to the XF Telecom industry average (0.8x).

Future Growth

How is MTN Uganda 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 MTN Uganda 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 MTN Uganda performed over the past 5 years?


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MTNU has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MTNU's current net profit margins (17.1%) are higher than last year (15.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if MTNU's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare MTNU's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MTNU earnings growth over the past year (19.4%) underperformed the Telecom industry 53.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: MTNU's Return on Equity (44.3%) is considered outstanding.

Financial Health

How is MTN Uganda's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MTNU's short term assets (UGX886.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (UGX1,201.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: MTNU's short term assets (UGX886.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (UGX832.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MTNU has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if MTNU's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MTNU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (150.9%).

Interest Coverage: MTNU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is MTN Uganda current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTNU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MTNU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MTNU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MTNU's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MTNU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UG market.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Wim Vanhelleputte



Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Uganda at MTN Group Limited since July 31, 2016. Mr. Vanhelleputte served as Managing Director of DRC at Bharti Airtel Limited since July 2015...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MTNU's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.4 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: MTNU only recently listed within the past 12 months.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

MTN Uganda Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: MTN Uganda Limited
  • Ticker: MTNU
  • Exchange: UGSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: USh4.097t
  • Shares outstanding: 22.39b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • MTN Uganda Limited
  • MTN Towers, Plot 22
  • Hannington Road
  • Kampala
  • Uganda


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/19 16:03
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.