Wescoal Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in mining, processing, selling, and distributing of thermal coal primarily in South Africa.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R1.92|
|52 Week High||R0.52|
|52 Week Low||R2.19|
|1 Month Change||12.94%|
|3 Month Change||82.86%|
|1 Year Change||214.75%|
|3 Year Change||-1.54%|
|5 Year Change||-23.20%|
|Change since IPO||249.09%|
Recent News & Updates
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|WSL||ZA Trade Distributors||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: WSL exceeded the ZA Trade Distributors industry which returned 97.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WSL exceeded the ZA Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: WSL is more volatile than 75% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WSL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
About the Company
Wescoal Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in mining, processing, selling, and distributing of thermal coal primarily in South Africa. The company is involved in the exploration, beneficiation, and mining of bituminous coal; and buys and sells coal to inland customers. It holds interests in the Elandspruit Colliery, Khanyisa Complex Colliery, and Vanggatfontein Colliery mines; and the Moabsvelden, Leeuw Braakfontein Colliery, Sterkfontein, and Braakfontein projects.
Wescoal Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|WSL fundamental statistics|
Is WSL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WSL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R3.49b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 30, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.097|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.92%|
How did WSL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Wescoal Holdings 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: WSL (ZAR1.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR16.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WSL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WSL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the ZA Trade Distributors industry average.
PE vs Market: WSL 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 WSL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WSL's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the ZA Trade Distributors industry average.
How is Wescoal Holdings 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 Wescoal 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.
How has Wescoal Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WSL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WSL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WSL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WSL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WSL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (19.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WSL has a negative Return on Equity (-4.22%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Wescoal Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WSL's short term assets (ZAR1.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (ZAR1.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: WSL's short term assets (ZAR1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (ZAR1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WSL's debt to equity ratio (117.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WSL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 64.7% to 117.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WSL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (63.4%).
Interest Coverage: WSL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.6x coverage).
What is Wescoal Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WSL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WSL'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 WSL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WSL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WSL is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WSL'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 management tenure
Muthanyi Ramaite (52 yo)
Mr. Muthanyi Robinson Ramaite, B.Juris MM serves as the Executive Chairman of Simeka Group (Pty) Limited. Mr. Ramaite has been involved in a number of investment initiatives in the Property, Mining, Aviati...
Experienced Management: WSL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: WSL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WSL 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.
Wescoal Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wescoal Holdings Limited
- Ticker: WSL
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: R708.824m
- Shares outstanding: 369.18m
- Website: https://www.wescoal.com
Number of Employees
- Wescoal Holdings Limited
- Woodmead Business Park
- First Floor, Building 10
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 17:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 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.