Datatec Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and services worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||R38.40|
|52 Week High||R20.67|
|52 Week Low||R41.25|
|1 Month Change||11.86%|
|3 Month Change||54.34%|
|1 Year Change||79.44%|
|3 Year Change||65.66%|
|5 Year Change||-18.85%|
|Change since IPO||1,645.46%|
Recent News & Updates
|DTC||ZA Electronic||ZA Market|
Return vs Industry: DTC exceeded the ZA Electronic industry which returned 16.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DTC exceeded the ZA Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: DTC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of ZA stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DTC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Datatec Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Westcon International; Logicalis; and Corporate, Management Consulting and Financial Services. The Westcon International segment distributes security, networking, collaboration, networking and data centre, and cloud products, as well as global deployment and services.
Datatec Fundamentals Summary
|DTC fundamental statistics|
Is DTC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DTC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.42b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 28, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.013|
|Net Profit Margin||0.063%|
How did DTC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Datatec 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: DTC (ZAR38.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (ZAR106.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DTC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (205.2x) compared to the Global Electronic industry average (21.1x).
PE vs Market: DTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (205.2x) compared to the ZA market (11.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DTC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DTC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the XX Electronic industry average (2.1x).
How is Datatec forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DTC's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (8.8%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DTC's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the ZA market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DTC's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the ZA market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DTC's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DTC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Datatec performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DTC has a large one-off loss of $28.3M impacting its February 28 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: DTC's current net profit margins (0.06%) are lower than last year (0.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DTC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 16.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: DTC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DTC had negative earnings growth (-79.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electronic industry average (33.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DTC's Return on Equity (0.9%) is considered low.
How is Datatec's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DTC's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: DTC's short term assets ($2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($176.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DTC's debt to equity ratio (67.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DTC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 70.7% to 67.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DTC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.5%).
Interest Coverage: DTC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is Datatec current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DTC's dividend (2.49%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (3.07%).
High Dividend: DTC's dividend (2.49%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the ZA market (8.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DTC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DTC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (503.5%), DTC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DTC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Jens Montanana (60 yo)
Mr. Jens Peter Montanana founded Datatec Limited, the parent company of Westcon Group Inc., in February 1986 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 1994. Mr. Montanana served as the Chief Executive...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jens's total compensation ($USD6.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the ZA market ($USD731.45K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jens's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: DTC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
Datatec Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Datatec Limited
- Ticker: DTC
- Exchange: JSE
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: R7.802b
- Shares outstanding: 203.18m
- Website: https://www.datatec.com
Number of Employees
- Datatec Limited
- Sandown Chambers
- 3rd Floor
- Free State
- South Africa
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/16 17:02|
|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.