CountPlus Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides accounting, business advisory, and financial planning services in Australia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.95|
|52 Week High||AU$0.88|
|52 Week Low||AU$1.27|
|1 Month Change||4.97%|
|3 Month Change||-4.04%|
|1 Year Change||-1.55%|
|3 Year Change||63.79%|
|5 Year Change||18.75%|
|Change since IPO||-40.63%|
Recent News & Updates
CountPlus (ASX:CUP) Is Increasing Its Dividend To AU$0.015
CountPlus Limited ( ASX:CUP ) will increase its dividend on the 13th of October to AU$0.015, which is 20% higher than...
CountPlus' (ASX:CUP) Dividend Will Be Increased To AU$0.015
CountPlus Limited ( ASX:CUP ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 13th of October to AU$0.015...
|CUP||AU Professional Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: CUP underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned 34.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CUP underperformed the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CUP is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CUP's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
CountPlus Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides accounting, business advisory, and financial planning services in Australia. The company operates through Accounting, Financial Planning, Financial Services, and Other segments. It offers tax, assurance, audit, and corporate advisory services; financial planning; loans commission, and leasing commission services; and information technology, legal, conference, and insurance services.
CountPlus Fundamentals Summary
|CUP fundamental statistics|
Is CUP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CUP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$53.36m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.044|
|Net Profit Margin||6.13%|
How did CUP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is CountPlus 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: CUP (A$0.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$2.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CUP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CUP's PE Ratio (21.5x) is in line with the Australian Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: CUP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CUP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CUP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (3.9x).
How is CountPlus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CUP's forecast earnings growth (19% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CUP's earnings (19% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (11.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CUP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CUP's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CUP'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: CUP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.3%).
How has CountPlus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CUP has a large one-off gain of A$2.5M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CUP's current net profit margins (6.1%) are lower than last year (19.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CUP's earnings have grown by 16.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CUP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CUP had negative earnings growth (-68.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (9.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CUP's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.
How is CountPlus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CUP's short term assets (A$321.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$299.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: CUP's short term assets (A$321.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$35.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CUP's debt to equity ratio (5.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CUP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 40.8% to 5.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CUP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (221.8%).
Interest Coverage: CUP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
What is CountPlus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CUP's dividend (3.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.27%).
High Dividend: CUP's dividend (3.16%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CUP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CUP's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (62.1%), CUP's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CUP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (60.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Matthew Rowe has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Countplus Limited since February 24, 2017. Mr. Rowe served as the Managing Director at Hood Sweeney Pty Ltd. and Hood Sweeney...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Matthew's total compensation ($USD566.10K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD302.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Matthew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CUP's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CUP's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
CountPlus Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CountPlus Limited
- Ticker: CUP
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: AU$106.030m
- Shares outstanding: 111.61m
- Website: https://www.countplus.com.au
Number of Employees
- CountPlus Limited
- 1 Chifley Square
- Level 8
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 15:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 00:00|
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.