Fact based stock research
Absa (JSE:BGA)


Absa stock research in summary

absa.co.za


Absa shares have a HOLD rating. While they are good value, they show below average growth, and are riskily financed. We recommend holding Absa shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country South Africa
Industry Diversified Banks
Index JSE All Shares
Size class XX-Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Research History: Absa

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
65
63
71
76
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
39
59
33
44
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
49
21
50
43
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
59
38
61
59

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Absa in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Absa; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
45
63
31
47
PROFIT GROWTH
53
53
53
39
STOCK RETURNS
10
69
44
48
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
39
59
33
44

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Absa.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
39
46
55
61
REFINANCING
55
12
12
18
LIQUIDITY
37
46
55
59
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
49
21
50
43

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Absa and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Absa from June 8, 2018.