BCF Stock Overview
Bowler Metcalf Limited manufactures and sells rigid plastic packaging for the toiletry, cosmetic, household, pharmaceutical, and food markets in South Africa.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R11.79|
|52 Week High||R13.00|
|52 Week Low||R8.56|
|1 Month Change||3.51%|
|3 Month Change||12.29%|
|1 Year Change||21.30%|
|3 Year Change||63.75%|
|5 Year Change||37.90%|
|Change since IPO||2,124.53%|
Recent News & Updates
Bowler Metcalf Limited's (JSE:BCF) CEO Compensation Is Looking A Bit Stretched At The Moment
Under the guidance of CEO Friedel Sass, Bowler Metcalf Limited ( JSE:BCF ) has performed reasonably well recently. This...
Bowler Metcalf (JSE:BCF) Is Increasing Its Dividend To R0.32
Bowler Metcalf Limited ( JSE:BCF ) will increase its dividend on the 25th of October to R0.32. This will take the...
|BCF||ZA Chemicals||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: BCF underperformed the ZA Chemicals industry which returned 81.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BCF exceeded the ZA Market which returned 14.3% over the past year.
|BCF Average Weekly Movement||7.8%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in ZA Market||12.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in ZA Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: BCF is more volatile than 75% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BCF's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
About the Company
Bowler Metcalf Limited manufactures and sells rigid plastic packaging for the toiletry, cosmetic, household, pharmaceutical, and food markets in South Africa. It operates through Plastic Packaging and Property Investment segments. The company offers plastic packaging products.
Bowler Metcalf Fundamentals Summary
|BCF fundamental statistics|
Is BCF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BCF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R422.81m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.28|
|Net Profit Margin||14.40%|
How did BCF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is Bowler Metcalf 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: BCF (ZAR11.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR18.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BCF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the ZA Chemicals industry average (10.9x).
PE vs Market: BCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the ZA market (10.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BCF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BCF's PB Ratio (1.2x) is in line with the ZA Chemicals industry average.
How is Bowler Metcalf forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials 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 Bowler Metcalf 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 Bowler Metcalf performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BCF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BCF's current net profit margins (14.4%) are lower than last year (14.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BCF's earnings have grown by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BCF's earnings growth over the past year (10.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BCF earnings growth over the past year (10.9%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 40.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BCF's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.
How is Bowler Metcalf's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BCF's short term assets (ZAR459.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR72.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: BCF's short term assets (ZAR459.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR22.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BCF is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BCF had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: BCF has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: BCF has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Bowler Metcalf current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BCF's dividend (4.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (2.87%).
High Dividend: BCF's dividend (4.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (7.19%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BCF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BCF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.4%), BCF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
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
Friedel Sass (58 yo)
Mr. Paul Friedrich Sass, also known as Friedel, B.Sc. (Eng), serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bowler Metcalf Ltd. since March 2011 and has been its Executive Director since November 2009. Mr. Sass...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Friedel's total compensation ($USD316.80K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD274.90K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Friedel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BCF's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BCF's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.5 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.
Bowler Metcalf Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bowler Metcalf Limited
- Ticker: BCF
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: R845.059m
- Shares outstanding: 71.68m
- Website: https://www.bowlermetcalf.co.za
Number of Employees
- Bowler Metcalf Limited
- 15 Harris Drive
- Cape Town
- Western Cape
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/21 21:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 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.