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
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R5.17|
|52 Week High||R2.53|
|52 Week Low||R5.23|
|1 Month Change||20.51%|
|3 Month Change||23.39%|
|1 Year Change||73.49%|
|3 Year Change||20.23%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-23.18%|
Recent News & Updates
|L4L||ZA Capital Markets||ZA Market|
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.
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
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
|L4L fundamental statistics|
Is L4L overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|L4L income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R2.38b|
Last Reported Earnings
Aug 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.59|
|Net Profit Margin||9.30%|
How did L4L perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does L4L pay a reliable dividends?See L4L dividend history and benchmarks
|Long4life dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Nov 10 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Nov 15 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||19 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||24 days|
Does L4L pay a reliable dividends?See L4L dividend history and benchmarks
Is Long4life undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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.
How is Long4life forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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
How has Long4life performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is Long4life current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Joffe (74 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: L4L's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: L4L's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Long4life Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Long4life Limited
- 7th Floor
- Rosebank Towers
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/21 21:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/21 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.