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L4L

Long4lifeJSE:L4L Stock Report

Market Cap

R3.3b

7D

0%

1Y

73.5%

Updated

21 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
L4L fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends3/6

L4L Overview

Long4life Limited is a venture capital firm focuses on businesses with proven track record, having strong cash flow & attractive growth capital prospects led by strong, management teams.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Long4life
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceR5.17
52 Week HighR2.53
52 Week LowR5.23
Beta0.49
1 Month Change20.51%
3 Month Change23.39%
1 Year Change73.49%
3 Year Change20.23%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-23.18%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

L4LZA Capital MarketsZA Market
7D0%1.1%-0.7%
1Y73.5%54.9%19.0%

Return vs Industry: L4L exceeded the ZA Capital Markets industry which returned 56% over the past year.

Return vs Market: L4L exceeded the ZA Market which returned 19.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is L4L's price volatile compared to industry and market?
L4L volatility
L4L Beta0.49
Industry Beta0.89
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: L4L is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: L4L's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
n/a2,462Brian Joffehttps://www.long4life.co.za

Long4life Limited is a venture capital firm focuses on businesses with proven track record, having strong cash flow & attractive growth capital prospects led by strong, management teams. The firm prefers to invest in retail, wholesale, manufacturing, service, merchandising, distribution, e-commerce, Sports & Recreation, personal care, Beverages & Wellness sectors. Long4life Limited is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Long4life Fundamentals Summary

How do Long4life's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
L4L fundamental statistics
Market CapR3.29b
Earnings (TTM)R372.79m
Revenue (TTM)R4.01b

8.8x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
L4L income statement (TTM)
RevenueR4.01b
Cost of RevenueR2.38b
Gross ProfitR1.63b
ExpensesR1.25b
EarningsR372.79m

Last Reported Earnings

Aug 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.59
Gross Margin40.59%
Net Profit Margin9.30%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.007%

How did L4L perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.9%

Current Dividend Yield

18%

Payout Ratio

Does L4L pay a reliable dividends?

See L4L dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy L4L by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Long4life dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateNov 10 2021
Dividend Pay DateNov 15 2021
Days until Ex dividend19 days
Days until Dividend pay date24 days

Does L4L pay a reliable dividends?

See L4L dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

Is Long4life undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.82x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate L4L's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate L4L's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: L4L is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the ZA Capital Markets industry average (11.5x).

PE vs Market: L4L is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the ZA market (11.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate L4L's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: L4L's PB Ratio (0.7x) is in line with the ZA Capital Markets industry average.


Future Growth

How is Long4life forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

5.7%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if L4L's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (8.8%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if L4L's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the ZA market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: L4L's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the ZA market (6.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: L4L's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if L4L's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Long4life performed over the past 5 years?

16.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: L4L has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: L4L's current net profit margins (9.3%) are higher than last year (6.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: L4L's earnings have grown by 16.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: L4L's earnings growth over the past year (55.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: L4L earnings growth over the past year (55.7%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 35.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: L4L's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Long4life's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: L4L's short term assets (ZAR1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR683.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: L4L's short term assets (ZAR1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR645.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: L4L's debt to equity ratio (0.01%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if L4L's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: L4L's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (193079%).

Interest Coverage: L4L's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Long4life current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.87%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayOct 22 2021Ex Dividend DateNov 10 2021Dividend Pay DateNov 15 20215 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 19 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: L4L's dividend (3.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.08%).

High Dividend: L4L's dividend (3.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (8.02%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: L4L has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: L4L's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18%), L4L's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: L4L's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.5% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brian Joffe (74 yo)

17.75yrs

Tenure

R13,378,000

Compensation

Dr. Brian Joffe B.Com. & C.A. (SA) serves as Independent Non-Executive Director at Bid Corporation Limited since July2021. He served as a Board of Directors at SA SME Fund. Dr. Joffe has been the Chief Exe...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD917.67K) is above average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD499.93K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: L4L's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: L4L'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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Long4life Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Long4life Limited
  • Ticker: L4L
  • Exchange: JSE
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: R3.290b
  • Shares outstanding: 636.33m
  • Website: https://www.long4life.co.za

Number of Employees


Location

  • Long4life Limited
  • 7th Floor
  • Rosebank Towers
  • Johannesburg
  • Gauteng
  • 2196
  • South Africa

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/21 21:05
End of Day Share Price2021/10/21 00:00
Earnings2021/08/31
Annual Earnings2021/02/28


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.