Motus Holdings Limited operates in the automotive sector in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, South East Asia, and Southern Africa.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R103.04|
|52 Week High||R40.23|
|52 Week Low||R110.00|
|1 Month Change||-3.93%|
|3 Month Change||21.05%|
|1 Year Change||125.96%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||22.00%|
Recent News & Updates
|MTH||ZA Specialty Retail||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: MTH exceeded the ZA Specialty Retail industry which returned 66.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTH exceeded the ZA Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: MTH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MTH's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Motus Holdings Limited operates in the automotive sector in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, South East Asia, and Southern Africa. It operates through four segments: Import and Distribution, Retail and Rental, Financial Services, and Aftermarket Parts. The Import and Distribution segment imports and distributes passenger and light commercial vehicles, as well as its parts to a network of dealerships, car rental companies, fleets, and government institutions.
Motus Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|MTH fundamental statistics|
Is MTH overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MTH income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R81.86b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||11.48|
|Net Profit Margin||2.41%|
How did MTH perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Motus Holdings 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: MTH (ZAR103.04) is trading above our estimate of fair value (ZAR66.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MTH is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MTH is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the ZA Specialty Retail industry average (10.2x).
PE vs Market: MTH is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the ZA market (11.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MTH is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTH's PB Ratio (1.6x) is in line with the ZA Specialty Retail industry average.
How is Motus Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTH's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (8.8%).
Earnings vs Market: MTH's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the ZA market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MTH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MTH's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the ZA market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MTH's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MTH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.2%).
How has Motus Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MTH's current net profit margins (2.4%) are higher than last year (0.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTH's earnings have declined by 15.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MTH's earnings growth over the past year (585.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-15.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MTH earnings growth over the past year (585.6%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 137.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTH's Return on Equity (17.6%) is considered low.
How is Motus Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTH's short term assets (ZAR25.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR20.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: MTH's short term assets (ZAR25.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR6.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTH's debt to equity ratio (42.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MTH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 63.5% to 42.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (118%).
Interest Coverage: MTH's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
What is Motus Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MTH's dividend (4.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.05%).
High Dividend: MTH's dividend (4.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (8.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MTH has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: MTH's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36%), MTH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MTH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Osman Arbee (62 yo)
Mr. Osman Suluman Arbee, BAcc, CA(SA), HDip Tax, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Motus Holdings Limited since March 1, 2017 and October 12, 2017 respectively. Mr. Arbee was Exec...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Osman's total compensation ($USD1.84M) is above average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD918.78K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Osman's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: MTH's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MTH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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: MTH insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Motus Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Motus Holdings Limited
- Ticker: MTH
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1948
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: R18.804b
- Shares outstanding: 182.77m
- Website: https://www.motus.co.za
Number of Employees
- Motus Holdings Limited
- 1 Van Buuren Road
- Corner Geldenhuis and Van Dort Streets
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 17:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 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.