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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R1.00|
|52 Week High||R1.00|
|52 Week Low||R1.00|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||0%|
|1 Year Change||0%|
|3 Year Change||-41.18%|
|5 Year Change||-33.33%|
|Change since IPO||-39.39%|
Recent News & Updates
|CAC||ZA Electrical||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: CAC underperformed the ZA Electrical industry which returned 12% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CAC underperformed the ZA Market which returned 20.8% over the past year.
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
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
|CAC fundamental statistics|
Is CAC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CAC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||Z$695.95m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.97|
|Net Profit Margin||10.09%|
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 (ZAR15.45)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CAC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CAC is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.7x) compared to the African Electrical industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: CAC is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.7x) compared to the ZA market (11.4x).
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 (1.1x).
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.
How has CAFCA performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CAC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CAC's current net profit margins (10.1%) are lower than last year (27.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CAC's earnings have grown by 6.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CAC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CAC had negative earnings growth (-66.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electrical industry average (40%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CAC's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.
How is CAFCA's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CAC's short term assets (ZWL1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZWL269.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: CAC's short term assets (ZWL1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZWL20.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CAC's debt to equity ratio (8%) is considered satisfactory.
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 (201%).
Interest Coverage: CAC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.4x coverage).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Robert Neill Webster, Rob, B.A.cc (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.
Experienced Board: CAC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CAFCA Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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: https://www.cafca.co.zw
Number of Employees
- CAFCA Limited
- 54 Lytton Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 22:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 00:00|
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.