AMEX:RFL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Rafael Holdings, Inc. owns commercial real estate assets and interests in clinical pharmaceutical companies.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Rafael Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.8%

RFL

4.0%

US Real Estate

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

126.1%

RFL

5.8%

US Real Estate

5.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RFL exceeded the US Real Estate industry which returned 5.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RFL exceeded the US Market which returned 5.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RFLIndustryMarket
7 Day0.8%4.0%2.3%
30 Day0.8%-1.7%-1.0%
90 Day-5.8%-0.6%-0.7%
1 Year126.1%126.1%6.8%5.8%7.9%5.6%
3 Yearn/a30.4%26.9%45.6%36.3%
5 Yearn/a13.0%8.6%65.8%47.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Rafael Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Rafael Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.47x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate RFL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Undervalued: Insufficient data to calculate RFL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RFL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Real Estate industry average.

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RFL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

5.4%

Forecasted Real Estate 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 Rafael 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.


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Past Performance

How has Rafael Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-27.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RFL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -27.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: RFL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (-20%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RFL has a negative Return on Equity (-3.95%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: RFL is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: RFL is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Rafael Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RFL's short term assets ($13.3M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($1.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: RFL's short term assets (13.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (16.0M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RFL's debt to equity ratio (12%) is considered satisfactory

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RFL has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: RFL's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).


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: RFL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: RFL has sufficient cash runway for 2.754026 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -53.1% each year.


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Dividend

What is Rafael Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage2.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RFL'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 RFL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Rafael Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Howard Jonas (63yo)

0yrs

Tenure

US$252,134

Compensation

Mr. Howard S. Jonas serves as Chairman of Rafael Holdings, Inc. and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jonas is the Founder of Genie Energy Ltd. Mr. Jonas has been the Chairman of the Board an ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Howard's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Howard's compensation with company performance.


Board Age and Tenure

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RFL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Howard Jonas (63yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$252.13k
  • Joyce Mason (60yo)

    Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • David Polinsky (47yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$137.46k
  • Menachem Ash (47yo)

    President & General Counsel

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$557.49k

Board Members

  • Howard Jonas (63yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$252.13k
  • Stephen Greenberg (75yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Michael Weiss (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Boris Pasche

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs

Company Information

Rafael Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Rafael Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: RFL
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Market Cap: US$310.479m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.78m
  • Website: https://www.rafaelholdings.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Rafael Holdings, Inc.
  • 520 Broad Street
  • Newark
  • New Jersey
  • 7102
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RFLAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesClass B Common StockUSUSDMar 2018

Biography

Rafael Holdings, Inc. owns commercial real estate assets and interests in clinical pharmaceutical companies. The company operates in two segments, Real Estate and Pharmaceuticals. It engages in the lease o ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/17 00:44
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/07/31
Annual Earnings2019/07/31


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.