ASX:GUD

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Executive Summary

GUD Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and importation, distribution, and sale of automotive products, pumps, pool and spa systems, and water pressure systems in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain.


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has GUD Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GUD has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

GUD

3.8%

AU Auto Components

1.5%

AU Market


1 Year Return

2.5%

GUD

18.8%

AU Auto Components

15.6%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: GUD underperformed the Australian Auto Components industry which returned 18.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GUD underperformed the Australian Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GUDIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%3.8%1.5%
30 Day3.9%4.4%0.4%
90 Day4.0%5.5%4.1%
1 Year8.2%2.5%23.1%18.8%20.6%15.6%
3 Year31.8%15.2%48.9%36.1%37.1%18.7%
5 Year102.4%60.5%96.4%68.7%50.9%17.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is GUD Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is GUD Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GUD (A$12.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$12.23)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GUD is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GUD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the Auto Components industry average (15.1x).

PE vs Market: GUD is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the Australian market (18.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: GUD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GUD is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.8x) compared to the AU Auto Components industry average (5x).


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Future Growth

How is GUD Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

7.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GUD's forecast earnings growth (7.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).

Earnings vs Market: GUD's earnings (7.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (9.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: GUD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: GUD's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GUD's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: GUD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.6%)


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Past Performance

How has GUD Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

15.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GUD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GUD's current net profit margins (12.9%) are higher than last year (12.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GUD's earnings have grown by 15.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GUD's earnings growth over the past year (5.3%) is below its 5-year average (15.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: GUD earnings growth over the past year (5.3%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -11.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: GUD's Return on Equity (20.4%) is considered high.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is GUD Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GUD's short term assets (A$250.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$184.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: GUD's short term assets (A$250.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$154.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GUD's debt to equity ratio (61.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GUD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.9% to 61.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GUD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38%).

Interest Coverage: GUD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: GUD has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: GUD's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.5x debt).


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Dividend

What is GUD Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.63%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company4.6%marketbottom25%2.3%markettop25%5.5%industryaverage2.8%forecastin3Years4.8%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: GUD's dividend (4.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.29%).

High Dividend: GUD's dividend (4.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.5%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GUD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: GUD's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (85.3%), GUD's payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: GUD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (80.2% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Graeme Whickman 0

1.3yrs

Tenure

AU$1,047,112

Compensation

Mr. Graeme Whickman B Bus, MAICD., is the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Director at GUD Holdings Limited since October 1, 2018. Mr. Whickman was the Chief Executive Officer of Australia &  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Graeme's total compensation ($USD703.56K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD931.92K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Graeme's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Graeme Whickman
CEO, MD & Director1.3yrsAU$1.05m0.031% A$329.4k
Martin Fraser
Chief Financial Officer8.1yrsAU$779.60k0.14% A$1.5m
Robert Pattison
CEO of GUD Automotive Division2.8yrsAU$672.87k0.058% A$618.5k
Terry Cooper
Managing Director of Wesfil Australia Pty Ltd24.1yrsAU$832.57k0.041% A$438.9k
David Worley
Chief Executive of Davey Water Products Pty Ltd5.7yrsAU$601.90k0.034% A$355.0k
George Davies
CEO of Brown & Watson International Pty Ltd2.5yrsAU$597.67k0.0067% A$71.2k
Malcolm Tyler
Company Secretary & General Counsel0yrsAU$449.23kno data

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: GUD's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Graeme Whickman
CEO, MD & Director1.3yrsAU$1.05m0.031% A$329.4k
David Robinson
Independent Non-Executive Director8.2yrsAU$152.48k0.015% A$158.6k
Anne Templeman-Jones
Independent Non-Executive Director4.5yrsAU$152.48k0.0074% A$78.6k
Mark Smith
Non-Executive Chairman2.3yrsAU$312.75k0.076% A$805.2k
Graeme Billings
Independent Non-Executive Director8.2yrsAU$152.48k0.013% A$137.3k

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

63.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GUD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GUD insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

GUD Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GUD Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: GUD
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1958
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: AU$1.058b
  • Shares outstanding: 86.70m
  • Website: https://www.gud.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • GUD Holdings Limited
  • 29 Taras Avenue
  • Altona North
  • Victoria
  • 3025
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GUDASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992
GUDH.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
GUDCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDJan 1992
GUDD.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORD ADRUSUSDOct 2010

Biography

GUD Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and importation, distribution, and sale of automotive products, pumps, pool and spa systems, and water pressure systems in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain. It operates through Automotive and Davey segments. The company offers automotive and heavy duty filters for cars, trucks, and agricultural and mining equipment; and fuel pumps and associated products for the automotive after-market. It also provides pumping, water conservation, and water treatment products for urban, rural, irrigation, and commercial applications; domestic and commercial swimming pool products, including salt water chlorinators, pumps, filters, heaters, and pool accessories; and spa bath and spa pool pumps, controllers, heaters, filters, and water treatment products. GUD Holdings Limited was incorporated in 1958 and is based in Altona North, Australia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 10:33
End of Day Share Price2020/02/17 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.