CSG Limited (CSV)



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General Information
Company Name: CSG Limited
Stock Code: CSV
Website: www.csg.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: IT Consulting & Other Services
Market Cap ($M): 330
Equiv. Shares (M): 284

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 1.175 $ 1.170 $ 1.175 $ 1.170 $ 1.160 27,291 $ 0.015  1.293 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
CSG Limited (CSV) is a full-service print and business technology solutions provider in Australia and New Zealand. SCG also operates an equipment financing division across both countries to facilitate the sale of its product suite. CSG services customers ranging from small-to-medium enterprises, through to large corporate, government and commercial clients.

Strategy Analysis:
Historically CSV¬īs strategy has been to seek organic growth through aggressively targeting multi-year, annuity contracts and also reaching into new geographies. For acquisitive growth, it made a number of acquisitions in the Print business. But poor management the Canon acquisition resulted in significant underperformance relative to expectations. Following a change of management, current strategy is focused on stabilising the business and improving the performance of Canon. In Print Services the focus is on operational efficiency in Australia and growth through new initiatives in New Zealand. A restructure of the Print Services business is expected to deliver $17m in annual cost savings. The Technology Solutions business has been sold and proceeds will be used to fund debt reduction and a capital return to shareholders. CSG reported NPAT down 41% to $5.21m for the half-year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $91.17m, down 54% from the same period last year. Basic and Diluted EPS was 1.9 cents compared to 3.1 cents last year. The net operating cash outflow was $5.29m compared to $7.76m last year. No interim dividend was declared, compared with 2.5 cents last year.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  F 17.6 5.7 26.9 20.8 2.0 1.7 100.0
2013  F 13.3 4.5 26.0 26.3 2.0 1.7 100.0
2012  A 10.0 3.5 -69.8 23.3 2.5 3.0 100.0
Source: Morningstar analyst estimates.

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Computershare (CPU) $6,385 M 0.0809 0.1123 0.0265 18.0333 16.2124 15.7931 2.53 2.85 2.89
CSG (CSV) $330 M -0.3440 -- -- 25.7778 -- -- 0.00 -- --
IRESS (IRE) $1,583 M -0.0381 0.5393 0.0670 34.8878 22.6651 21.2425 3.82 4.02 4.42
UXC (UXC) $260 M -0.4051 0.6919 0.0495 21.2162 12.5399 11.9482 4.78 6.05 5.92

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CSV -- 25.8 1.28 -- 1.77
Market 0.90 15.0 1.19 1.94 1.48
Sector 0.88 20.2 2.31 1.07 3.04

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Ms Julie-Ann Kerin Managing Director 21 February 2012
Mr Stephen Robert Anstice Non-Executive Director 20 August 2014
Mr Philip Bullock Non-Executive Director 01 August 2009
Ms Robin Jane Low Non-Executive Director 20 August 2014
Mr Mark Gerard Philips Non-Executive Director 20 August 2014
Mr Tom Donald McKenzie Cowan Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 08 February 2012

Management
Name Position
Neil Lynch Chief Financial Officer
Duncan Powell Chief Operating officer
Jilian Bannan Company Secretary
Stephen Birrell Executive General Manager - Enterprise Solutions
Declan Ramsay Executive General Manager- CSG Business Solutions Australia
Warwick Beban Executive General Manager-CSG Business Solutions New Zealand

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
17,952,035 (6.43%) Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd
63,899,824 (22.91%) Caledonia (Private) Investments Pty Limited & its Associates
15,787,643 (5.60%) Lynden Investment (NT) Pty Ltd
19,924,622 (7.14%) TDM Asset Management Pty Ltd and its associates
13,981,148 (5.01%) Fisher Funds Management Limited

Calendar of Events
Date Event
20 October 2015 Report (Annual)
19 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
17 February 2015 Report (Interim)
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