AYO Stock Overview
AYO Technology Solutions Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides information and communication technology (ICT) solutions in South Africa, rest of Africa, Europe, India, and the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R3.35|
|52 Week High||R30.00|
|52 Week Low||R2.98|
|1 Month Change||-44.17%|
|3 Month Change||-4.29%|
|1 Year Change||-52.14%|
|3 Year Change||-85.44%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-92.39%|
Recent News & Updates
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|AYO||ZA IT||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: AYO underperformed the ZA IT industry which returned 4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AYO underperformed the ZA Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
|AYO Average Weekly Movement||34.9%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||11.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in ZA Market||12.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in ZA Market||3.5%|
Stable Share Price: AYO is more volatile than 90% of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 35% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AYO's weekly volatility has decreased from 42% to 35% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of ZA stocks.
About the Company
AYO Technology Solutions Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides information and communication technology (ICT) solutions in South Africa, rest of Africa, Europe, India, and the United States. It operates through Software and Consulting, Security Solutions, Unified Communications, Tracking Solutions, Health Care Services, and Managed Services segments. The company offers Enterprise Healthcare Information System, a centralized laboratory information system and health information exchange to the healthcare industry covering public and private health sector organizations; cyber security solutions to blue-chip multinationals, financial institutions, SOE’s, and public sector clients, as well as data center infrastructure services; and ICT solutions.
AYO Technology Solutions Fundamentals Summary
|AYO fundamental statistics|
Is AYO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AYO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R1.85b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.60|
|Net Profit Margin||-8.56%|
How did AYO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
28.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does AYO pay a reliable dividends?See AYO dividend history and benchmarks
|AYO Technology Solutions dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Dec 22 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 28 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||12 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||18 days|
Does AYO pay a reliable dividends?See AYO dividend history and benchmarks
Is AYO Technology Solutions 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: AYO (ZAR3.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR5.79)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AYO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AYO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the ZA IT industry average.
PE vs Market: AYO 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 AYO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AYO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the ZA IT industry average (0.8x).
How is AYO Technology Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Software 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 AYO Technology Solutions 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 AYO Technology Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AYO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AYO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AYO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AYO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AYO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (-6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AYO has a negative Return on Equity (-4.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is AYO Technology Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AYO's short term assets (ZAR3.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR581.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: AYO's short term assets (ZAR3.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (ZAR61.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AYO has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: AYO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 4827.3% to 0.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AYO's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AYO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is AYO Technology Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AYO's dividend (28.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.02%).
High Dividend: AYO's dividend (28.36%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (7.35%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AYO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: AYO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AYO is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
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
Mr. Howard Plaatjes has been Executive Director at AYO Technology Solutions Ltd., since December 21, 2018 and its Chief Executive Officer since January 22, 2019 also served as its Acting Chief Executive Of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Howard's total compensation ($USD524.74K) is above average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD257.91K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Howard's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AYO's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AYO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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.
AYO Technology Solutions Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AYO Technology Solutions Limited
- Ticker: AYO
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: R1.153b
- Shares outstanding: 344.12m
- Website: https://ayotsl.com
Number of Employees
- AYO Technology Solutions Limited
- Waterway House
- 3 Dock Road
- Cape Town
- Western Cape
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/08 22:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/08 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.