Nictus Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of household furniture, electrical appliances, and home electronics under the Nictus Furnishers brand in South Africa.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R0.62|
|52 Week High||R0.36|
|52 Week Low||R1.01|
|1 Month Change||-27.06%|
|3 Month Change||-31.11%|
|1 Year Change||-11.43%|
|3 Year Change||3.33%|
|5 Year Change||19.23%|
|Change since IPO||158.33%|
Recent News & Updates
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|NCS||ZA Specialty Retail||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: NCS underperformed the ZA Specialty Retail industry which returned 66.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NCS underperformed the ZA Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: NCS is more volatile than 75% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NCS's weekly volatility has decreased from 19% to 12% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
About the Company
|1945||42||Gerard de V. Tromp||https://www.nictuslimited.co.za|
Nictus Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of household furniture, electrical appliances, and home electronics under the Nictus Furnishers brand in South Africa. The company also provides short-term insurance under the Corporate Guarantee brand. It operates three furniture retail stores.
Nictus Fundamentals Summary
|NCS fundamental statistics|
Is NCS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NCS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R26.24m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.18|
|Net Profit Margin||16.61%|
How did NCS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
8.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Nictus 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: NCS (ZAR0.62) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR14.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NCS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.4x) compared to the ZA Specialty Retail industry average (10.2x).
PE vs Market: NCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.4x) compared to the ZA market (11.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NCS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NCS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the ZA Specialty Retail industry average (1.6x).
How is Nictus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Retail 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 Nictus 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 Nictus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NCS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NCS's current net profit margins (16.6%) are higher than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NCS's earnings have declined by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NCS's earnings growth over the past year (164.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NCS earnings growth over the past year (164.3%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 137.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NCS's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.
How is Nictus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NCS's short term assets (ZAR613.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR556.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: NCS's short term assets (ZAR613.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR11.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NCS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: NCS has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NCS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: NCS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Nictus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NCS's dividend (8.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.05%).
High Dividend: NCS's dividend (8.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (8.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NCS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NCS's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.8%), NCS'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
Gerard de V. Tromp (39 yo)
Mr. Gerard R. de V. Tromp, CA (SA), CA (NAM), has been Executive Group Managing Director of Nictus Limited since April 18, 2016 and has been its Executive Director since November 18, 2014. Mr. de V. Tromp...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gerard's total compensation ($USD28.91K) is below average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD278.96K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gerard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: NCS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NCS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Nictus Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nictus Limited
- Ticker: NCS
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1945
- Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: R33.135m
- Shares outstanding: 53.44m
- Website: https://www.nictuslimited.co.za
Number of Employees
- Nictus Limited
- Block C
- 1st Floor
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 21:37|
|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.