Sephaku Holdings Limited operates in the building and construction materials industry in South Africa. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Sephaku Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SEP is more volatile than 90% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SEP's weekly volatility (18%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
7 Day Return
ZA Basic Materials
1 Year Return
ZA Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: SEP underperformed the ZA Basic Materials industry which returned 29.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SEP underperformed the ZA Market which returned -2.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sephaku Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Sephaku Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SEP (ZAR0.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (ZAR0.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SEP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SEP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XF Basic Materials industry average.
PE vs Market: SEP 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 SEP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SEP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the XF Basic Materials industry average (1.1x).
How is Sephaku Holdings 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 Sephaku Holdings 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.
- Examine Sephaku Holdings's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Sephaku Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SEP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SEP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SEP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SEP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SEP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Basic Materials industry (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SEP has a negative Return on Equity (-3.67%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sephaku Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SEP's short term assets (ZAR151.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR135.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SEP's short term assets (ZAR151.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR135.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SEP's debt to equity ratio (6.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SEP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.6% to 6.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SEP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SEP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Sephaku Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SEP'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 SEP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SEP'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 SEP'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 board tenure
Neil Crafford-Lazarus (60 yo)
Mr. Neil Robus Crafford-Lazarus, Chartered Accountant, BCompt (Hons) has been Chief Executive Officer at Sephaku Holdings Limited since January 1, 2020. He has been Financial Director of Sephaku Holdings L...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Neil's total compensation ($USD307.53K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD306.13K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Neil's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, Finance Director & Executive Director||1yr||R4.67m||1.17% |
|CEO of Métier Mixed Concrete & Executive Director||0.75yr||R1.08m||4.17% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||12.92yrs||R335.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||15.92yrs||R3.42m||3.32% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.33yrs||R335.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||11.17yrs||R7.54m||2.04% |
|Independent Chairman||8.83yrs||R440.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.25yrs||R335.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: SEP's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 22.2%.
Sephaku Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sephaku Holdings Limited
- Ticker: SEP
- Exchange: JSE
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: R178.141m
- Shares outstanding: 254.49m
- Website: https://www.sephakuholdings.com
Number of Employees
- Sephaku Holdings Limited
- Block A
- First Floor
- South Africa
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SEP||JSE (The Johannesburg Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||ZA||ZAR||Aug 2009|
Sephaku Holdings Limited operates in the building and construction materials industry in South Africa. It manufactures and supplies ready-mixed concrete products for the residential, commercial, and indust...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/16 17:40|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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