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06 Dec, 2021


Company Financials
CAC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6

CAC Stock Overview

CAFCA Limited manufactures and supplies cables and allied products for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy and information primarily in Southern and Central Africa.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for CAFCA
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceR1.00
52 Week HighR1.00
52 Week LowR1.00
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change0%
3 Year Change-41.18%
5 Year Change-33.33%
Change since IPO-39.39%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CACZA ElectricalZA Market

Return vs Industry: CAC exceeded the ZA Electrical industry which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAC underperformed the ZA Market which returned 17% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAC volatility
CAC Average Weekly Movement0%
Electrical Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in ZA Market12.3%
10% least volatile stocks in ZA Market3.5%

Stable Share Price: CAC is less volatile than 75% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CAC's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1947n/aRob Webster

CAFCA Limited manufactures and supplies cables and allied products for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy and information primarily in Southern and Central Africa. The company provides power cables, such as wiring cables for electric power distribution and lighting; flat PVC and gear wiring cables that are used for wiring of switchgears and various types of electrical panels; flexible cords for mobile electrical equipment or machine tools; and rip cords for small appliances. It also offers auto wires for general wiring on motor vehicles; control cables for fixed power distribution installation; underground armored cables; overhead service cables; blasting wires; and detonator cables.

CAFCA Fundamentals Summary

How do CAFCA's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAC fundamental statistics
Market CapZ$675.32m
Earnings (TTM)-Z$262.20m
Revenue (TTM)Z$3.95b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueZ$0
Gross ProfitZ$3.95b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-7.88
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-6.63%
Debt/Equity Ratio7.6%

How did CAC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is CAFCA 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: CAC (ZAR1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR3.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CAC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CAC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Electrical industry average.

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CAC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the XF Electrical industry average (1x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Capital Goods 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 CAFCA 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 CAFCA performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CAC is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CAC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (31%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAC has a negative Return on Equity (-15.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is CAFCA's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAC's short term assets (ZWL2.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZWL388.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: CAC's short term assets (ZWL2.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZWL156.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

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

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

Debt Coverage: CAC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (274.4%).

Interest Coverage: CAC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is CAFCA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CAC'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 CAC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: CAC is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

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

Next Steps


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


Average board tenure


Rob Webster

no data


Mr. Robert Neill Webster, Rob, (Natal), C.A(Z) serves as the Managing Director of CAFCA Limited (also known as BICC CAFCA Ltd) and has been its Director since July 11, 2006.

Board Members

Experienced Board: CAC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.4 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: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

CAFCA Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: CAFCA Limited
  • Ticker: CAC
  • Exchange: JSE
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: R33.282m
  • Shares outstanding: 33.28m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • CAFCA Limited
  • 54 Lytton Road
  • Workington
  • Harare
  • Zimbabwe


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/06 21:39
End of Day Share Price2021/12/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/09/30

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.