York Timber Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the forestry, sawmilling, plywood, wholesale, and hospitality industry businesses.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R3.38|
|52 Week High||R1.00|
|52 Week Low||R3.90|
|1 Month Change||-7.40%|
|3 Month Change||73.33%|
|1 Year Change||181.67%|
|3 Year Change||60.95%|
|5 Year Change||4.00%|
|Change since IPO||98.82%|
Recent News & Updates
|YRK||ZA Forestry||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: YRK exceeded the ZA Forestry industry which returned 89.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YRK exceeded the ZA Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: YRK is more volatile than 75% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YRK's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
About the Company
|1916||n/a||Gerald C. Stoltz||https://www.york.co.za|
York Timber Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the forestry, sawmilling, plywood, wholesale, and hospitality industry businesses. It operates through four segments: Processing Plants, Forestry and Fleet, Wholesale, and Agricultural. The Processing Plants segment operates four sawmills, which produces and sells a range of structural and industrial sawn timber products; and a plywood plant that offers plywood timber products.
York Timber Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|YRK fundamental statistics|
Is YRK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|YRK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R1.34b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.44|
|Net Profit Margin||7.55%|
How did YRK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is York Timber Holdings 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: YRK (ZAR3.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR23.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YRK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YRK is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Global Forestry industry average (13.5x).
PE vs Market: YRK is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the ZA market (11.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate YRK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YRK is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the XX Forestry industry average (1.1x).
How is York Timber 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 York Timber 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.
How has York Timber Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YRK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: YRK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: YRK's earnings have declined by 56% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: YRK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: YRK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (42.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: YRK's Return on Equity (4.6%) is considered low.
How is York Timber Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YRK's short term assets (ZAR940.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR550.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: YRK's short term assets (ZAR940.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (ZAR1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YRK's debt to equity ratio (16.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: YRK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.9% to 16.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: YRK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (74.3%).
Interest Coverage: YRK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.6x coverage).
What is York Timber Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YRK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YRK'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 YRK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YRK'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 YRK'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
Gerald C. Stoltz (43 yo)
Mr. Gerald C. D. Stoltz, CA (SA)., has been Interim Chief Executive Officer of York Timber Holdings Limited since 2021 and has been its as Chief Financial Officer since June 26, 2018 and also serves its Ex...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gerald C.'s total compensation ($USD287.09K) is about average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD280.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gerald C.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: YRK's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: YRK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
York Timber Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: York Timber Holdings Limited
- Ticker: YRK
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1916
- Industry: Forest Products
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: R1.073b
- Shares outstanding: 317.52m
- Website: https://www.york.co.za
Number of Employees
- York Timber Holdings Limited
- 3 Main Road
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/16 17:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 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.