Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc manufactures and sells copper rods, and copper and aluminum electrical conductors in the Republic of Zambia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||K4.78|
|52 Week High||K0|
|52 Week Low||K0|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||0%|
|1 Year Change||n/a|
|3 Year Change||-0.83%|
|5 Year Change||-4.40%|
|Change since IPO||165.56%|
Recent News & Updates
|ZAMEFA||ZM Electrical||ZM Market|
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ZAMEFA performed against the ZM Electrical industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ZAMEFA performed against the ZM Market.
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine ZAMEFA's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine ZAMEFA's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc manufactures and sells copper rods, and copper and aluminum electrical conductors in the Republic of Zambia. The company’s products include low voltage cables (600/1000v), medium voltage power cables, building wires, bare copper earth wires, flexible cables and wires, aluminum overhead conductors, aerial bundle conductors, medium voltage paper-insulated cable, and copper shapes, as well as general insulated wires. It also sells telecommunications cables; and exports its products to various sub-Saharan countries.
Metal Fabricators of Zambia Fundamentals Summary
|ZAMEFA fundamental statistics|
Is ZAMEFA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ZAMEFA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||K1.63b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.48|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.29%|
How did ZAMEFA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Metal Fabricators of Zambia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZAMEFA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZAMEFA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ZAMEFA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: ZAMEFA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the ZM market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ZAMEFA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ZAMEFA's PB Ratio (1.1x) is in line with the XF Electrical industry average.
How is Metal Fabricators of Zambia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Metal Fabricators of Zambia 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 Metal Fabricators of Zambia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ZAMEFA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ZAMEFA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZAMEFA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 46.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ZAMEFA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ZAMEFA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (40%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZAMEFA has a negative Return on Equity (-34.9%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Metal Fabricators of Zambia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZAMEFA's short term assets (ZMW790.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (ZMW805.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZAMEFA's short term assets (ZMW790.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (ZMW6.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZAMEFA's debt to equity ratio (142.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ZAMEFA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 195.8% to 142.8% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ZAMEFA has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ZAMEFA has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 19.2% each year
What is Metal Fabricators of Zambia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZAMEFA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZAMEFA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZAMEFA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZAMEFA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ZAMEFA is not paying a notable dividend for the ZM market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ZAMEFA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the ZM market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Kangwa D. Bwalya serves as Managing Director and Director at Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc since September 2021 and served as its Financial Controller. He has experience and has held several senior l...
Experienced Management: ZAMEFA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ZAMEFA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 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.
Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc
- Ticker: ZAMEFA
- Exchange: LUSE
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: K129.491m
- Shares outstanding: 27.09m
- Website: https://www.zamefa.com
Number of Employees
- Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc
- Plot 1400
- H. Figov Road
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/21 18:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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