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Dividend of Good Deal; Caverton-Offshore Builds 3-Months Earnings by 170%

Coy: Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc (Caveton)
Rating: Buy
Current Market Price: N2.40
Year High: N3.26
Year Low: N2.40
Fair Value: N5.44
By: Jeariogbe Tunde Segun (Equity Analyst)

Key Investment Ratios

  • This report on Caverton dwells on its first quarter financial analysis for the period ended 31st March, 2019, compare same with corresponding quarter in 2018 to establish growth.
  • Meanwhile, the full year financials for the year ended 31st December, 2018 metrics were used in the valuation analysis of Caverton Offshare shares.
  • We have slightly stepped up our value/share for Caverton to N5.44 from our last valuation of N5.31.
  • Judging by the soaring nature of the current first quarter financial indices over the comparable quarter of 2018, we are of the opinion that the company is beginning to reflect the dividend of its 5 years contract with NNPC
  • We have therefore rated Caverton a Buy, given the current difference between our Fair Value and the current market price.

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CAVERTON OFFSHORE
Bourse Nigerian Stock Exchange
Code Name CAVERTON
Sector SERVICES
Market Classification MAIN BOARD
Nature of Business MARINE & AVIATION
Date of Incorporation June 2nd 2008
Date Listed May 20th 2014
End of Accounting Year 31st December
Website caverton-offshore.com
Registrar United Securities Limited
Auditor Ernst & Young
Share Price@Relsd (N)                                                    2.70
Earnings per Share                             19,176,377,000.00
Intrinsic Value(N)                                                    5.44
Share Outstanding 3,350,509,750
Market Capitalisation                                    9,046,376,325

Company figures

  • The Turnover (TO) posted at the end of the first three months of 2019 stood at N8.34 billion as against the N4.56 billion achieved during similar quarter in 2018. Difference between the two figures is 82.89%
  • Cost of Sales grew by 73.51% to 77 billion as against the N2.79 billion posted in 2018 first quarter
  • Operating Profit is estimated at N1.68 billion, this is 89.98% above the N886.98 million of 2018 first quarter
  • Operating Expenses run through the quarter is estimated at N1.92 billion compare to the N961.40 million of 2018
  • Finance Cost improved by 12.05% to stand at N467.34 million against the N417.08 million in 2018 first quarter finance
  • Profit before Tax (PBT) jerked up to N1.21 billion compared to N476.52 million made in 2018
  • Profit after Tax (PAT) soared to N793.06 million, same as 170.18% over the N293.53 million earned at the end of the first three months business activities of 2018
CAVERTON OFFSHORE
Statement of Comprehensive Income
  2019(000) 2018(000) %CHG
Turnover                     8,340,523                 4,560,466 82.89
Cost of Sales                     4,771,300                 2,749,896 73.51
Operating Profit                     1,685,082                     886,988 89.98
OPEX                     1,928,322                     961,404 100.57
DEPRECIATION                        476,540                     265,658 79.38
AMORTISATION                             1,350                         2,592 47.92
FINANCE COST                        467,345                     417,083 12.05
NET FINANCE COST                        467,095                     410,468 13.80
PBT                     1,217,987                     476,520 155.60
TAX                        424,922                     182,987 132.21
PAT                        793,065                     293,533 170.18
TOTAL COMP INCOME                        793,065                     293,533 170.18
Statement of Financial Position
Current Assets                  19,887,517               19,595,815 1.49
Non-Current Assets                  39,431,714               28,217,985 39.74
Total Assets                  59,319,231               47,813,800 24.06
Current Liabilities                  19,716,149               17,137,073 15.05
Non-Current Liabilities                  20,426,706               14,579,507 40.11
Total Liabilities                  40,142,855               31,716,580 26.57
Net Assets                  19,176,377               16,097,220 19.13
Retained Earnings                  10,762,970                 7,707,996 39.63
Shares Outstanding                     3,350,509                 3,350,509  
  • Current Assets inched north by marginal 1.49% to stand at N19.88 billion as against the N19.59 billion estimate of 2018
  • Non-Current Assets on the other hand grew by 39.74% over comparable period to stand at N39.43 billion against N28.21 billion
  • Current Liabilities is currently estimated at N20.42 billion, this is 15.05% above the N17.13 billion in 2018
  • Meanwhile, Non-Current Liabilities appreciated by 40.11% at the present estimate of N20.42 billion against N14.57 billion
  • Net Assets improved to N19.17 billion against N16.09 billion in 2018 first quarter
  • Retained Earnings equally improved by 39.63% at the current estimate of N10.76 billion compared to N7.70 billion posted in 2018 first quarter result

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Financial Strength/Solvency Ratios

  • Debt Ratio is currently estimated at 0.68x higher than the 0.66x estimated from 2018 first quarter financials. This implies that, Total Liabilities is same as 68% of Total Assets.
  • Total Debt to Equity was estimated at 2.09x as against 1.97x estimated in the comparable quarter.
  • We also tested the Equity Ratio, and established that Equity is same as 32% of the Total Assets Value stated at the end of the quarter, this is fairly below the 34% ratio estimated from 2018 financial indices
  • Beta Value at the time of this report stood below unity at 0.83x, slightly below the industrial average of 0.88x.
Financial Strength/Solvency Ratio
TICKERS 2019 2018 %CHG
Debt Ratio                                        0.68                                    0.66 2.02
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (MRQ)                                        2.09                                    1.97 6.24
Equity Ratio                                        0.32                                    0.34 3.98
TICKERS 2019 Industrial Average %CHG
Beta Value                                        0.83                                    0.88 5.68

Profitability Ratios

  • EBITDA margin estimated for the period stood at 20.20%, 3.88% above the 19.45% estimated from the corresponding quarters’ numbers
  • Pre-Tax Margin appreciated by 39.76% to 14.60% against the 10.45% estimated at the end of 2018 first quarter
  • Effective Tax Rate adjusted down by 14.05% to 53.58% against 62.34% of 2018 first quarter
  • Cost of Sales figure posted at the end of the quarter is same as 57.21% of the Turnover figure, this shows a downward marginal adjustment of 5.13% from the previous estimate of 60.30%
  • Return on Equity stood at 4.14% against 1.82% of 2018 first quarter
  • Similarly, Return on Assets soared by 117.78% to stand at 1.34% as against 0.61% of 2018 first quarter
PROFITABILITY RATIOS
TICKERS 2019 2018 %CHG
EBITDA MARGIN 20.20% 19.45% 3.88
PRE-TAX MARGIN 14.60% 10.45% 39.76
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE 53.58% 62.34% 14.05
CS TO TO 57.21% 60.30% 5.13
ROE 4.14% 1.82% 126.80
ROA 1.34% 0.61% 117.78

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Efficiency Ratios

  • Operating Expenses to Turnover value is same as 23.12%, this is 9.67% growth over the 21.08% estimated from 2018 first quarter financials
  • Turnover to Total Assets Ratios stood at 14.06% against 9.54%, a 47.42% improvement in efficiency over comparable period of 2018
  • Working Capital Ratio, a ratio that indicates a company’s effectiveness in using its working capital was estimated at 48.67x against the 1.85x that was estimated in similar period of 2018. This implies that the management is being extremely efficient in using the firm’s short-term assets and liabilities to support sale
  • Further testing the company efficiency, we checked the Working Capital Ratio, which confirmed that Current Assets is slightly lower than current liabilities, we also established drop in this efficiency ratio from the previous 1.14x to 1.01x
EFFICIENCY RATIOS
  2019 2018  
OPEX TO TO 23.12% 21.08% 9.67
TO to TA 14.06% 9.54% 47.42
Working Capital Turnover                                     48.67                                    1.85 2,524.02
Working Capital Ratio                                        1.01                                    1.14 11.79

Investment/Valuation Ratios

  • At the end of the first three months of 2019, the management achieved earnings per share improvement to the tune of 170.18% from the previously estimated N0.09 to N0.24
  • P/E-Ratio slipped by 58.36% having moved to 11.41x from 27.39x, please understand that the reduction in this ratio is an indication that price did not follow same momentum as growth in earnings per share
  • The said Earnings per Share is a 8.77% yield of the current market price of Caverton Offshore Plc shares on the floor of the exchange as at the time the result was made available to the investing public
  • We have estimated the Book Value of Caverton Offshore’s shares at N5.72 against the previous estimate of N4.80 and slightly above our estimated intrinsic value
  • Confirming and under-priced position is the Price to Book Value Ratio that is currently estimated below unity at 0.47x against 0.50x

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Investment/Valuation Ratios
Tickers 2019 2018 %Chg
Price at Released 2.70 2.40 12.50
EPS 0.24 0.09 170.18
TCIP/SHARE 0.24 0.09 170.18
P/E-Ratio 11.41 27.39 58.36
Earnings Yield 8.77% 3.65% 140.16
BV/Share 5.72 4.80 19.13
PBV 0.47 0.50 5.56
CAPEX/SHARE 9.79 5.72 71.07

Valuation

Stated in the below table are our valuation metrics for valuing each units of Caverton Offshore’s shares. We explored two valuation metrics and accepted the average of the two. Thus, we have fairly valued the shares at N5.44/unit and Rated it a long term Buy

Valuation Metrics: Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc
Current Earnings per share = N1.28 Risk Premium= 8.00%
Capital Spending/share = N3.17 Expected Growth Rate = 1.50%
Depreciation / share = N0.56 Implied Cost of Equity = 18.14%
Chg. Working Capital/share = (N0.15) Gordon Growth Model Value = N7.32
Desired debt financing ratio = 30.00% 2 STAGE H-MODEL VAL N3.56
ROE 23.38% AvG of FCFE & H-MODEL N5.44
Cost of Equity 10.00%
Beta of the stock = 0.83
Riskfree rate = 11.50%

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Earnings ReportFeatured

Dividend of Good Deal; Caverton-Offshore Builds 3-Months Earnings by 170%

Coy: Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc (Caveton)
Rating: Buy
Current Market Price: N2.40
Year High: N3.26
Year Low: N2.40
Fair Value: N5.44
By: Jeariogbe Tunde Segun (Equity Analyst)

Key Investment Ratios

  • This report on Caverton dwells on its first quarter financial analysis for the period ended 31st March, 2019, compare same with corresponding quarter in 2018 to establish growth.
  • Meanwhile, the full year financials for the year ended 31st December, 2018 metrics were used in the valuation analysis of Caverton Offshare shares.
  • We have slightly stepped up our value/share for Caverton to N5.44 from our last valuation of N5.31.
  • Judging by the soaring nature of the current first quarter financial indices over the comparable quarter of 2018, we are of the opinion that the company is beginning to reflect the dividend of its 5 years contract with NNPC
  • We have therefore rated Caverton a Buy, given the current difference between our Fair Value and the current market price.

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CAVERTON OFFSHORE
Bourse Nigerian Stock Exchange
Code Name CAVERTON
Sector SERVICES
Market Classification MAIN BOARD
Nature of Business MARINE & AVIATION
Date of Incorporation June 2nd 2008
Date Listed May 20th 2014
End of Accounting Year 31st December
Website caverton-offshore.com
Registrar United Securities Limited
Auditor Ernst & Young
Share Price@Relsd (N)                                                    2.70
Earnings per Share                             19,176,377,000.00
Intrinsic Value(N)                                                    5.44
Share Outstanding 3,350,509,750
Market Capitalisation                                    9,046,376,325

Company figures

  • The Turnover (TO) posted at the end of the first three months of 2019 stood at N8.34 billion as against the N4.56 billion achieved during similar quarter in 2018. Difference between the two figures is 82.89%
  • Cost of Sales grew by 73.51% to 77 billion as against the N2.79 billion posted in 2018 first quarter
  • Operating Profit is estimated at N1.68 billion, this is 89.98% above the N886.98 million of 2018 first quarter
  • Operating Expenses run through the quarter is estimated at N1.92 billion compare to the N961.40 million of 2018
  • Finance Cost improved by 12.05% to stand at N467.34 million against the N417.08 million in 2018 first quarter finance
  • Profit before Tax (PBT) jerked up to N1.21 billion compared to N476.52 million made in 2018
  • Profit after Tax (PAT) soared to N793.06 million, same as 170.18% over the N293.53 million earned at the end of the first three months business activities of 2018
CAVERTON OFFSHORE
Statement of Comprehensive Income
  2019(000) 2018(000) %CHG
Turnover                     8,340,523                 4,560,466 82.89
Cost of Sales                     4,771,300                 2,749,896 73.51
Operating Profit                     1,685,082                     886,988 89.98
OPEX                     1,928,322                     961,404 100.57
DEPRECIATION                        476,540                     265,658 79.38
AMORTISATION                             1,350                         2,592 47.92
FINANCE COST                        467,345                     417,083 12.05
NET FINANCE COST                        467,095                     410,468 13.80
PBT                     1,217,987                     476,520 155.60
TAX                        424,922                     182,987 132.21
PAT                        793,065                     293,533 170.18
TOTAL COMP INCOME                        793,065                     293,533 170.18
Statement of Financial Position
Current Assets                  19,887,517               19,595,815 1.49
Non-Current Assets                  39,431,714               28,217,985 39.74
Total Assets                  59,319,231               47,813,800 24.06
Current Liabilities                  19,716,149               17,137,073 15.05
Non-Current Liabilities                  20,426,706               14,579,507 40.11
Total Liabilities                  40,142,855               31,716,580 26.57
Net Assets                  19,176,377               16,097,220 19.13
Retained Earnings                  10,762,970                 7,707,996 39.63
Shares Outstanding                     3,350,509                 3,350,509  
  • Current Assets inched north by marginal 1.49% to stand at N19.88 billion as against the N19.59 billion estimate of 2018
  • Non-Current Assets on the other hand grew by 39.74% over comparable period to stand at N39.43 billion against N28.21 billion
  • Current Liabilities is currently estimated at N20.42 billion, this is 15.05% above the N17.13 billion in 2018
  • Meanwhile, Non-Current Liabilities appreciated by 40.11% at the present estimate of N20.42 billion against N14.57 billion
  • Net Assets improved to N19.17 billion against N16.09 billion in 2018 first quarter
  • Retained Earnings equally improved by 39.63% at the current estimate of N10.76 billion compared to N7.70 billion posted in 2018 first quarter result

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Financial Strength/Solvency Ratios

  • Debt Ratio is currently estimated at 0.68x higher than the 0.66x estimated from 2018 first quarter financials. This implies that, Total Liabilities is same as 68% of Total Assets.
  • Total Debt to Equity was estimated at 2.09x as against 1.97x estimated in the comparable quarter.
  • We also tested the Equity Ratio, and established that Equity is same as 32% of the Total Assets Value stated at the end of the quarter, this is fairly below the 34% ratio estimated from 2018 financial indices
  • Beta Value at the time of this report stood below unity at 0.83x, slightly below the industrial average of 0.88x.
Financial Strength/Solvency Ratio
TICKERS 2019 2018 %CHG
Debt Ratio                                        0.68                                    0.66 2.02
Total Debt to Equity Ratio (MRQ)                                        2.09                                    1.97 6.24
Equity Ratio                                        0.32                                    0.34 3.98
TICKERS 2019 Industrial Average %CHG
Beta Value                                        0.83                                    0.88 5.68

Profitability Ratios

  • EBITDA margin estimated for the period stood at 20.20%, 3.88% above the 19.45% estimated from the corresponding quarters’ numbers
  • Pre-Tax Margin appreciated by 39.76% to 14.60% against the 10.45% estimated at the end of 2018 first quarter
  • Effective Tax Rate adjusted down by 14.05% to 53.58% against 62.34% of 2018 first quarter
  • Cost of Sales figure posted at the end of the quarter is same as 57.21% of the Turnover figure, this shows a downward marginal adjustment of 5.13% from the previous estimate of 60.30%
  • Return on Equity stood at 4.14% against 1.82% of 2018 first quarter
  • Similarly, Return on Assets soared by 117.78% to stand at 1.34% as against 0.61% of 2018 first quarter
PROFITABILITY RATIOS
TICKERS 2019 2018 %CHG
EBITDA MARGIN 20.20% 19.45% 3.88
PRE-TAX MARGIN 14.60% 10.45% 39.76
EFFECTIVE TAX RATE 53.58% 62.34% 14.05
CS TO TO 57.21% 60.30% 5.13
ROE 4.14% 1.82% 126.80
ROA 1.34% 0.61% 117.78

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Efficiency Ratios

  • Operating Expenses to Turnover value is same as 23.12%, this is 9.67% growth over the 21.08% estimated from 2018 first quarter financials
  • Turnover to Total Assets Ratios stood at 14.06% against 9.54%, a 47.42% improvement in efficiency over comparable period of 2018
  • Working Capital Ratio, a ratio that indicates a company’s effectiveness in using its working capital was estimated at 48.67x against the 1.85x that was estimated in similar period of 2018. This implies that the management is being extremely efficient in using the firm’s short-term assets and liabilities to support sale
  • Further testing the company efficiency, we checked the Working Capital Ratio, which confirmed that Current Assets is slightly lower than current liabilities, we also established drop in this efficiency ratio from the previous 1.14x to 1.01x
EFFICIENCY RATIOS
  2019 2018  
OPEX TO TO 23.12% 21.08% 9.67
TO to TA 14.06% 9.54% 47.42
Working Capital Turnover                                     48.67                                    1.85 2,524.02
Working Capital Ratio                                        1.01                                    1.14 11.79

Investment/Valuation Ratios

  • At the end of the first three months of 2019, the management achieved earnings per share improvement to the tune of 170.18% from the previously estimated N0.09 to N0.24
  • P/E-Ratio slipped by 58.36% having moved to 11.41x from 27.39x, please understand that the reduction in this ratio is an indication that price did not follow same momentum as growth in earnings per share
  • The said Earnings per Share is a 8.77% yield of the current market price of Caverton Offshore Plc shares on the floor of the exchange as at the time the result was made available to the investing public
  • We have estimated the Book Value of Caverton Offshore’s shares at N5.72 against the previous estimate of N4.80 and slightly above our estimated intrinsic value
  • Confirming and under-priced position is the Price to Book Value Ratio that is currently estimated below unity at 0.47x against 0.50x

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Investment/Valuation Ratios
Tickers 2019 2018 %Chg
Price at Released 2.70 2.40 12.50
EPS 0.24 0.09 170.18
TCIP/SHARE 0.24 0.09 170.18
P/E-Ratio 11.41 27.39 58.36
Earnings Yield 8.77% 3.65% 140.16
BV/Share 5.72 4.80 19.13
PBV 0.47 0.50 5.56
CAPEX/SHARE 9.79 5.72 71.07

Valuation

Stated in the below table are our valuation metrics for valuing each units of Caverton Offshore’s shares. We explored two valuation metrics and accepted the average of the two. Thus, we have fairly valued the shares at N5.44/unit and Rated it a long term Buy

Valuation Metrics: Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc
Current Earnings per share = N1.28 Risk Premium= 8.00%
Capital Spending/share = N3.17 Expected Growth Rate = 1.50%
Depreciation / share = N0.56 Implied Cost of Equity = 18.14%
Chg. Working Capital/share = (N0.15) Gordon Growth Model Value = N7.32
Desired debt financing ratio = 30.00% 2 STAGE H-MODEL VAL N3.56
ROE 23.38% AvG of FCFE & H-MODEL N5.44
Cost of Equity 10.00%
Beta of the stock = 0.83
Riskfree rate = 11.50%

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