AAF:LSE-Airtel Africa Plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 58.40

Change

-2.00 (-3.31)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.19B

Volume

0.99M

Average Target Price

GBX 57.00 (-2.40%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Airtel Africa Plc provides telecommunication and mobile money services to customers in Nigeria, East Africa, and Francophone Africa. The company provides prepaid and postpaid wireless voice, international roaming, and fixed line telephone services; data communication services; and mobile money services, such as payments systems, microloans, savings, and international money transfers. As of March 2020, it served approximately 110.6 million customers. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Airtel Africa Plc is a subsidiary of Airtel Africa Mauritius Limited.

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ETFs Containing AAF

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -26.95% 55% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A 20% F 50% F
Total Return N/A 9% F 71% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 19.67% 80% B- 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.67% 70% C- 78% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.12% N/A N/A 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A 49% F
Total Return N/A N/A N/A 60% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) N/A N/A N/A 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return N/A N/A N/A 80% B-
Market Capitalization 2.19B 83% B 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 9.67 67% D+ 69% D+
Price/Book Ratio 0.81 82% B- 71% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.58 58% F 60% D-
EV/EBITDA 3.23 100% A+ 85% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.31% 73% C 75% C
Return on Invested Capital 11.20% 83% B 74% C
Return on Assets 6.10% 83% B 81% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 72.20% 88% B+ 25% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:

There is nothing we particularly dislike