African Distillers Limited

ZMSE:AFDS Stock Report

Market Cap: Z$416.5m

African Distillers Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 5/6

African Distillers has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 71%, while the Beverage industry saw earnings growing at 9% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 58.7% per year. African Distillers's return on equity is 65.3%, and it has net margins of 14.7%.

Key information

71.0%

Earnings growth rate

67.2%

EPS growth rate

Beverage Industry Growth11.1%
Revenue growth rate58.7%
Return on equity65.3%
Net Margin14.7%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

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Recent updates

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Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How African Distillers makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

ZMSE:AFDS Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 2452830
31 Dec 2317336100
30 Sep 2338068220
30 Jun 2325436150
31 Mar 2341220
31 Dec 22127770
30 Sep 2221313110
30 Jun 221471080
31 Mar 2282740
30 Sep 2143-220
30 Jun 2130-210
31 Mar 2117-210
31 Dec 206000
30 Sep 205100
30 Jun 208200
31 Mar 207100
31 Dec 197000
30 Sep 195000
30 Jun 193000
31 Mar 19-6-100
31 Dec 18-16-3-10
30 Sep 18-8-100
30 Jun 180000
31 Mar 1814210
31 Dec 1727420
30 Sep 1726310
30 Jun 1725310
31 Mar 1724210
31 Dec 1623110
30 Sep 1623110
30 Jun 1622120
31 Mar 1623220
31 Dec 1524320
30 Sep 1525320
30 Jun 1525320
31 Mar 1525320
31 Dec 1425320
30 Sep 1424220
30 Jun 1424220
31 Mar 1423220
31 Dec 1322120
30 Sep 1322120
30 Jun 1322120

Quality Earnings: AFDS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AFDS's current net profit margins (14.7%) are higher than last year (3.8%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AFDS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 71% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AFDS's earnings growth over the past year (391.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (71% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AFDS earnings growth over the past year (391.8%) exceeded the Beverage industry 33.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AFDS's Return on Equity (65.3%) is considered outstanding.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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