GWA Group Limited researches, designs, manufactures, imports, markets, and distributes building fixtures and fittings to residential and commercial premises in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and China.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$2.70|
|52 Week High||AU$2.55|
|52 Week Low||AU$3.94|
|1 Month Change||1.50%|
|3 Month Change||-5.26%|
|1 Year Change||-8.16%|
|3 Year Change||3.05%|
|5 Year Change||-3.91%|
|Change since IPO||95.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GWA||AU Building||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: GWA underperformed the Australian Building industry which returned 40.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GWA underperformed the Australian Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GWA is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GWA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
GWA Group Limited researches, designs, manufactures, imports, markets, and distributes building fixtures and fittings to residential and commercial premises in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and China. The company offers vitreous China toilet suites, basins, plastic cisterns, taps and showers, baths, kitchen sinks, laundry tubs, smart products, and bathroom accessories, as well as and domestic water control valves under the Caroma, Methven, Dorf, and CLARK brands. GWA Group Limited was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Pinkenba, Australia.
GWA Group Fundamentals Summary
|GWA fundamental statistics|
Is GWA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GWA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$241.66m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 15, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.13|
|Net Profit Margin||8.64%|
How did GWA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is GWA Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GWA (A$2.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$3.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GWA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GWA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.4x) compared to the Oceanic Building industry average (19x).
PE vs Market: GWA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.4x) compared to the Australian market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GWA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GWA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the XO Building industry average (1.5x).
How is GWA Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GWA's forecast earnings growth (15.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GWA's earnings (15.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GWA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GWA's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GWA's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GWA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.8%).
How has GWA Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GWA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GWA's current net profit margins (8.6%) are lower than last year (11%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GWA's earnings have declined by 7.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GWA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GWA had negative earnings growth (-20.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (37.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GWA's Return on Equity (11.8%) is considered low.
How is GWA Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GWA's short term assets (A$172.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$103.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: GWA's short term assets (A$172.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$289.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GWA's debt to equity ratio (49.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GWA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.5% to 49.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GWA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.1%).
Interest Coverage: GWA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.3x coverage).
What is GWA Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GWA's dividend (4.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.23%).
High Dividend: GWA's dividend (4.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.3%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GWA's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GWA's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (94.2%), GWA's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GWA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (72.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Urs Meyerhans (61 yo)
Mr. Urs B. Meyerhans, CA(CH), CFTP (Snr), MAICD, FCPA, serves as Managing Director, Director and CEO at GWA Group Limited since July 1, 2021. He had been an Acting Chief Executive Officer at GWA Group Limi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Urs's total compensation ($USD892.06K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD715.89K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Urs's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: GWA's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: GWA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GWA Group Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GWA Group Limited
- Ticker: GWA
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: AU$716.054m
- Shares outstanding: 265.21m
- Website: https://www.gwagroup.com.au
Number of Employees
- GWA Group Limited
- Building 3B
- 188 Holt Street
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/24 07:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 00:00|
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