Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation, an investment holding company, focuses on investing in public and private equity securities and debt instruments of African businesses or other businesses with customers, suppliers, or business primarily conducted in, or dependent on, Africa.
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Fairfax Africa Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FFXX.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Capital Markets
1 Year Return
US Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: FFXX.F underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned -0.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FFXX.F underperformed the US Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fairfax Africa Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Fairfax Africa Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FFXX.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FFXX.F's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FFXX.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: FFXX.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FFXX.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FFXX.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (7.6x).
How is Fairfax Africa Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Fairfax Africa Holdings 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.
- Examine Fairfax Africa Holdings's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Fairfax Africa Holdings's filings and announcements here.
- Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.
How has Fairfax Africa Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FFXX.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FFXX.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FFXX.F is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -91.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FFXX.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FFXX.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (16.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FFXX.F has a negative Return on Equity (-40.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Fairfax Africa Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FFXX.F's short term assets ($180.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: FFXX.F's short term assets ($180.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($72.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FFXX.F is debt free.
Reducing Debt: FFXX.F had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable FFXX.F has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: FFXX.F is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 48% per year.
What is Fairfax Africa Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FFXX.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FFXX.F'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 FFXX.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FFXX.F'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 FFXX.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Michael Wilkerson (49yo)
Mr. Michael S. Wilkerson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited since January 30, 2019. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporat ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD1.27M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.42M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Director||no data||US$1.27m||0.078% $141.4k|
|Founder & Chairman of the Board||4.33yrs||no data||0.17% $308.0k|
|Lead Director||no data||US$30.00k||0.0068% $12.3k|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||2.17yrs||no data||0.025% $46.2k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$30.00k||0.0025% $4.6k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$30.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$30.00k||0.0034% $6.2k|
|Director||4.33yrs||no data||0.021% $37.9k|
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||US$84.26k||no data|
Experienced Board: FFXX.F's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FFXX.F insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation
- Ticker: FFXX.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$181.828m
- Shares outstanding: 59.04m
- Website: https://www.fairfaxafrica.ca
Number of Employees
- Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation
- 95 Wellington Street West
- Suite 800
- M5J 2N7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FAH.U||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Subordinate Voting Shares||CA||USD||Feb 2017|
|FFXX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Subordinate Voting Shares||US||USD||Feb 2017|
|3UD||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Subordinate Voting Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2017|
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation, an investment holding company, focuses on investing in public and private equity securities and debt instruments of African businesses or other businesses with customers, suppliers, or business primarily conducted in, or dependent on, Africa. Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/29 05:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/28 00:00|
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