MTN Group is a holding company engaged in the investment in the telecommunications industry offering voice services via 2G and 3G networks, including prepaid and postpaid airtime, please-call-me message service, international roaming, electronic voucher distribution services and community payphones, mobile and fixed data products, including short message service (SMS), multimedia message services, internet access, MTN MobileMoney, content portal MTN Play, Google SMS information services, USSD services and corporate data services. Co.'s operations are divided into the following three regions: South and East Africa, West and Central Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa.
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MTN GROUP LIMITED (ZA), a company active in the Mobile Telecommunications industry, now shows a lower overall rating. The independent financial analyst theScreener confirms the fundamental rating of 2 out of 4 stars. However, the market behaviour deterioration triggered a risk requalification, which can be thus described as moderately risky. theScreener believes that increased risk justifies the general evaluation downgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date September 27, 2019, the closing price was ZAR 97.85 and its expected value was estimated at ZAR 102.72.
MTN's credibility continues to improve as its adjusted HEPS increased 12% in H1'19, the first time in five years. Organic revenue growth of c.10% is ahead of other emerging market peers like Vodacom (+4x%), highlighting the benefit of participating in higher growth markets. Despite the potential higher growth of competing in markets such as Nigeria and Iran, MTN's results over the last five years have pointed to the challenges of the riskier markets. In our view, MTN's issues have been a result of inappropriate governance structures which has improved with meaningful engagement with local g...
A director at MTN Group Limited sold 6,000 shares at 106.779ZAR and the significance rating of the trade was 53/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of bo...
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