Crookes Brothers Limited, an investment holding company, produces agricultural products.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R40.50|
|52 Week High||R38.49|
|52 Week Low||R47.70|
|1 Month Change||-0.25%|
|3 Month Change||-6.90%|
|1 Year Change||-6.49%|
|3 Year Change||-26.36%|
|5 Year Change||-25.00%|
|Change since IPO||-10.99%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CKS||ZA Food||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: CKS underperformed the ZA Food industry which returned 2.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CKS underperformed the ZA Market which returned 19% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CKS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CKS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Crookes Brothers Limited, an investment holding company, produces agricultural products. The company offers sugar cane, bananas, deciduous fruits, and macadamia nuts. It is also involved in the development and sale of commercial, residential, and industrial real estate properties.
Crookes Brothers Fundamentals Summary
|CKS fundamental statistics|
Is CKS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CKS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R232.92m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.52|
|Net Profit Margin||3.66%|
How did CKS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is Crookes Brothers 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: CKS (ZAR40.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (ZAR9.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CKS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.6x) compared to the ZA Food industry average (11.3x).
PE vs Market: CKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.6x) compared to the ZA market (11.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CKS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CKS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the ZA Food industry average (1.2x).
How is Crookes Brothers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Crookes Brothers 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 Crookes Brothers performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CKS has a large one-off loss of ZAR22.4M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CKS's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CKS's earnings have declined by 26.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CKS's earnings growth over the past year (166.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-26.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CKS earnings growth over the past year (166.1%) exceeded the Food industry 0.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CKS's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is Crookes Brothers's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CKS's short term assets (ZAR637.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR182.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: CKS's short term assets (ZAR637.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR481.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CKS's debt to equity ratio (20.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CKS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.9% to 20.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CKS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24%).
Interest Coverage: CKS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.7x coverage).
What is Crookes Brothers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CKS's dividend (1.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.14%).
High Dividend: CKS's dividend (1.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (7.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CKS is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CKS is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CKS is not paying a notable dividend for the ZA market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CKS'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
Mr. Kennett Sinclair, B Acc. Hons, C.A. (SA), CFA, serves as Group Chief Executive Officer and Director at Crookes Brothers Limited since August 2019. He was Chief Executive Officer at Crookes Brothers Lim...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kennett's total compensation ($USD305.51K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD278.61K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kennett's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CKS's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CKS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Crookes Brothers Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Crookes Brothers Limited
- Ticker: CKS
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1860
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: R618.205m
- Shares outstanding: 15.26m
- Website: https://www.cbl.co.za
Number of Employees
- Crookes Brothers Limited
- 170 Flanders Drive
- PO Box 611
- Mount Edgecombe
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/25 21:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/25 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.