Novus Holdings Limited engages in the printing and manufacturing businesses in South Africa and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R2.28|
|52 Week High||R0.80|
|52 Week Low||R3.20|
|1 Month Change||1.33%|
|3 Month Change||-19.44%|
|1 Year Change||150.55%|
|3 Year Change||-46.98%|
|5 Year Change||-78.59%|
|Change since IPO||-86.43%|
Recent News & Updates
|NVS||ZA Commercial Services||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: NVS exceeded the ZA Commercial Services industry which returned 63.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NVS exceeded the ZA Market which returned 19% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: NVS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NVS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Novus Holdings Limited engages in the printing and manufacturing businesses in South Africa and internationally. It operates through three segments: Printing, Packaging, and Other. The company offers gravure, heatset, coldset, sheet-fed, and security and digital printing services.
Novus Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|NVS fundamental statistics|
Is NVS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NVS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R2.30b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.094|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.84%|
How did NVS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
21.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Novus 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: NVS (ZAR2.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR12.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NVS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NVS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: NVS 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 NVS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NVS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the XF Commercial Services industry average (1.2x).
How is Novus Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Novus 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 Novus Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NVS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NVS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NVS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 65.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NVS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NVS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (14.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NVS has a negative Return on Equity (-1.06%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Novus Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NVS's short term assets (ZAR1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR384.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: NVS's short term assets (ZAR1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR152.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NVS's debt to equity ratio (0.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NVS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 3.2% to 0.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NVS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2516.3%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if NVS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Novus Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NVS's dividend (21.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.14%).
High Dividend: NVS's dividend (21.93%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (7.7%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NVS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: NVS has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NVS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Neil Birch (60 yo)
Mr. Neil William Birch, BSc (Hons) (Eng), served as the Chief Executive of Paperplus -South Africa at The Bidvest Group Limited and served as its Chief Executive of Bidpaper Plus. Mr. Birch has experience...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Neil's total compensation ($USD346.29K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD279.53K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Neil's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: NVS's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: NVS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NVS 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.
Novus Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Novus Holdings Limited
- Ticker: NVS
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1905
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: R584.483m
- Shares outstanding: 256.35m
- Website: https://www.novus.holdings
Number of Employees
- Novus Holdings Limited
- 10 Freedom Way
- Cape Town
- Western Cape
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/22 21:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 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.