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Arden CapitalJSE:ACZ Stock Report

Market Cap

R536.5m

7D

0%

1Y

-29.9%

Updated

17 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
ACZ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

ACZ Overview

Arden Capital Limited, an investment holding company, operates in the hospitality, real estate, and logistics sectors in the Republic of Mauritius and Zimbabwe.

Risk Analysis

Does not have a meaningful market cap (ZAR537M)


Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Arden Capital
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceR4.90
52 Week HighR4.01
52 Week LowR7.00
Beta0.42
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-29.90%
3 Year Change-38.75%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-78.21%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 09
There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Returns On Capital

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Returns On Capital

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term...

Feb 13
Here's Why We Don't Think Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Statutory Earnings Reflect Its Underlying Earnings Potential

Here's Why We Don't Think Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Statutory Earnings Reflect Its Underlying Earnings Potential

It might be old fashioned, but we really like to invest in companies that make a profit, each and every year. Having...

Jan 09
Is There More Growth In Store For Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Returns On Capital?

Is There More Growth In Store For Arden Capital's (JSE:ACZ) Returns On Capital?

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. Ideally, a business will show two...

Dec 05
Would Shareholders Who Purchased Arden Capital's (JSE:BWZ) Stock Three Years Be Happy With The Share price Today?

Would Shareholders Who Purchased Arden Capital's (JSE:BWZ) Stock Three Years Be Happy With The Share price Today?

Many investors define successful investing as beating the market average over the long term. But the risk of stock...

Shareholder Returns

ACZZA HospitalityZA Market
7D0%6.3%1.6%
1Y-29.9%104.7%21.3%

Return vs Industry: ACZ underperformed the ZA Hospitality industry which returned 104.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ACZ underperformed the ZA Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ACZ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ACZ volatility
ACZ Beta0.42
Industry Beta1.23
Market Beta1

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2011n/aPeter Saungwemehttps://www.arden-capital.com

Arden Capital Limited, an investment holding company, operates in the hospitality, real estate, and logistics sectors in the Republic of Mauritius and Zimbabwe. It owns and manages Victoria Falls hotel, a five star hotel with 161 rooms; Kingdom at Victoria Falls, a three star hotel with 294 rooms; and Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls, a four star hotel with 276 rooms, as well as Monomotapa Hotel Harare, a four star hotel with 243 rooms. The company also owns other hotels and resorts that comprise 83 rooms, as well as recreational harbors in Lake Kariba and game farms in the Hwange area.

Arden Capital Fundamentals Summary

How do Arden Capital's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ACZ fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$36.69m
Earnings (TTM)-US$9.37m
Revenue (TTM)US$25.36m

1.4x

P/S Ratio

-3.9x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ACZ income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$25.36m
Cost of RevenueUS$7.28m
Gross ProfitUS$18.08m
ExpensesUS$27.45m
Earnings-US$9.37m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2020

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.086
Gross Margin71.31%
Net Profit Margin-36.95%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.1%

How did ACZ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Arden Capital undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.62x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ACZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ACZ's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: ACZ 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 ACZ's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ACZ is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the ZA Hospitality industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

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

46.5%

Forecasted Consumer 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 Arden Capital 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 Arden Capital performed over the past 5 years?

12.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ACZ is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ACZ is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ACZ is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ACZ is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (23.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ACZ has a negative Return on Equity (-14.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Arden Capital's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ACZ's short term assets ($22.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($13.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: ACZ's short term assets ($22.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($22.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ACZ's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ACZ's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 24.5% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ACZ's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ACZ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Arden Capital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

4.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Peter Saungweme

2.33yrs

Tenure

US$300,475

Compensation

Mr. Peter Saungweme is Chief Executive Officer of Arden Capital Limited (formerly known as Brainworks Limited) since November 09, 2020. He was Interim Chief Executive Officer at Arden Capital Limited (form...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD300.48K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD280.19K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

Experienced Board: ACZ's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Arden Capital Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Arden Capital Limited
  • Ticker: ACZ
  • Exchange: JSE
  • Founded: 2011
  • Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: R536.508m
  • Shares outstanding: 109.49m
  • Website: https://www.arden-capital.com

Location

  • Arden Capital Limited
  • Perrieri Ofce Suites C2-302
  • Suite 1, Level 3
  • Grand Baie
  • 3051
  • Mauritius

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 17:01
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.