Share Price & News
How has Spark New Zealand's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
NZTC.F outperformed the Telecom industry which returned 7.9% over the past year.
NZTC.F outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.
Share holder returns
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Spark New Zealand's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Spark New Zealand undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?
Discount to future cash flow value
Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows
Spark New Zealand's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).
Spark New Zealand's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).
Price Based on Earnings
Spark New Zealand is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Telecom industry average.
Spark New Zealand is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price Based on Expected Growth
Spark New Zealand is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price Based on Value of Assets
Spark New Zealand is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Telecom industry average.
How is Spark New Zealand expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates
Future Annual Growth Analysis
Spark New Zealand's revenue is expected to grow by 0.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Spark New Zealand's earnings are expected to grow by 4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Spark New Zealand's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Spark New Zealand's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Spark New Zealand's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Earnings per Share Growth Estimates
Future Return on Equity
Spark New Zealand is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
How has Spark New Zealand performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Spark New Zealand's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
Spark New Zealand's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (12.1% vs 3.3%)
Spark New Zealand's earnings growth has exceeded the US Telecom industry average in the past year (12.1% vs -18%).
Return on Equity
Whilst Spark New Zealand has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%), this is metric is skewed due to its high level of debt.
Return on Assets
Spark New Zealand used its assets more efficiently than the US Telecom industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
Return on Capital Employed
Spark New Zealand's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
How is Spark New Zealand's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Spark New Zealand's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Spark New Zealand's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Spark New Zealand's level of debt (103.2%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (42% vs 103.2% today).
Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.4%, greater than 20% of total debt).
Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 18x coverage).
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x debt.
What is Spark New Zealand's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Expected Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis
Spark New Zealand's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).
Spark New Zealand's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).
Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).
Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividends paid are not well covered by earnings (1x coverage).
Future Payout to Shareholders
Dividends after 3 years are not well covered by earnings (1x coverage).
What is the CEO of Spark New Zealand's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Jolie Hodson 0
Ms. Jolie Hodson has been Chief Executive of Spark New Zealand Limited since July 1, 2019. Ms. Hodson served as Customer Director of Spark New Zealand Limited since July 2018 and served as its Chief Execut ...
Management Age and Tenure
The average tenure for the Spark New Zealand management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Board Age and Tenure
The tenure for the Spark New Zealand board of directors is about average.
No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
GM of Corporate Relations
- Tenure: 0yrs
- Tenure: 0yrs
Finance Director & CFO
- Tenure: 2.9yrs
Chief Executive Officer
- Tenure: 0.2yrs
- Tenure: 3.8yrs
- Tenure: 10.7yrs
Group Human Resources Director
- Tenure: 0yrs
- Tenure: 1.2yrs
- Tenure: 0.8yrs
Head of Spark Sport
- Tenure: 1.1yrs
Paul Berriman (62yo)
- Tenure: 7.8yrs
- Compensation: NZ$161.50k
- Tenure: 3yrs
- Compensation: NZ$175.70k
Justine Gay Smyth
Chairman of the Board
- Tenure: 1.8yrs
- Compensation: NZ$362.50k
- Tenure: 5.3yrs
- Compensation: NZ$159.30k
- Tenure: 7.8yrs
- Compensation: NZ$164.10k
Independent Non-Executive Director
- Tenure: 1.4yrs
Spark New Zealand Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Spark New Zealand Limited
- Ticker: NZTC.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: NZ$8.227b
- Listing Market Cap: NZ$5.187b
- Shares outstanding: 1.84b
- Website: https://www.sparknz.co.nz
Number of Employees
- Spark New Zealand Limited
- Spark City
- Level 2
- New Zealand
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SPKK.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Jul 1991|
|NZTA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||SPONSORED ADR||DE||EUR||Jul 1991|
|NZTC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|SPK||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NZ||NZD||Jan 1992|
|SPK||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
|NZT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|SPK||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1992|
Spark New Zealand Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and digital services in New Zealand. It offers telecommunications, information technology, media, and other digital pr ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2019/09/19 23:47|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/09/19 00:00|
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