Metrofile Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides records and information management services in South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, and the Middle East.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R3.34|
|52 Week High||R2.32|
|52 Week Low||R3.76|
|1 Month Change||8.44%|
|3 Month Change||4.38%|
|1 Year Change||34.68%|
|3 Year Change||62.93%|
|5 Year Change||-29.68%|
|Change since IPO||37.13%|
Recent News & Updates
|MFL||ZA IT||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: MFL exceeded the ZA IT industry which returned -19.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MFL exceeded the ZA Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: MFL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MFL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Metrofile Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides records and information management services in South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, and the Middle East. The company provides records storage and management services, including archive, active, hosting, and stationery; backup storage services comprising vault and managed services; confidential destruction services; records management consultancy and software integration; digital workforce; and image processing services, such as digital and analogue services. It also offers business process outsourcing services, which include proof of delivery solutions, track and trace management, sensitive information protection, procurement tracking solutions, claims processing, human resource services, electronic exam marking system, and business continuity and work area recovery services.
Metrofile Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|MFL fundamental statistics|
Is MFL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MFL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||R400.68m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.32|
|Net Profit Margin||14.82%|
How did MFL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Metrofile 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: MFL (ZAR3.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR8.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MFL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MFL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the ZA IT industry average (17.7x).
PE vs Market: MFL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the ZA market (11.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MFL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MFL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the ZA IT industry average (1x).
How is Metrofile Holdings 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 Metrofile 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 Metrofile Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MFL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MFL became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MFL's earnings have declined by 28.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MFL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MFL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (-3.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MFL's Return on Equity (24.9%) is considered high.
How is Metrofile Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MFL's short term assets (ZAR268.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (ZAR208.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MFL's short term assets (ZAR268.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (ZAR573.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MFL's debt to equity ratio (82.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MFL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 26.2% to 82.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MFL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (52.1%).
Interest Coverage: MFL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
What is Metrofile Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MFL's dividend (4.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.05%).
High Dividend: MFL's dividend (4.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (8.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MFL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MFL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47%), MFL'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
Pfungwa Serima (56 yo)
Mr. Pfungwa Gore Serima, BSc (CompSc) and Business Studies, has been the Group Chief Executive Officer of Metrofile Holdings Limited since April 1, 2016. Mr. Serima serves as the Executive Chairman of SAP...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pfungwa's total compensation ($USD768.85K) is above average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD278.96K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pfungwa's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MFL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MFL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Metrofile Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Metrofile Holdings Limited
- Ticker: MFL
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: R1.392b
- Shares outstanding: 433.70m
- Website: https://www.metrofilegroup.com
Number of Employees
- Metrofile Holdings Limited
- 28 Fricker Road
- First Floor
- 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.