CUP Stock Overview
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$0.73|
|52 Week High||AU$1.04|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.56|
|1 Month Change||1.39%|
|3 Month Change||5.80%|
|1 Year Change||-19.78%|
|3 Year Change||-30.48%|
|5 Year Change||13.18%|
|Change since IPO||-54.37%|
Recent News & Updates
CountPlus' (ASX:CUP) Dividend Will Be Increased To A$0.02
CountPlus Limited ( ASX:CUP ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend from last year's comparable payment...
|CUP||AU Professional Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: CUP underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned -16.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CUP underperformed the Australian Market which returned -10.8% over the past year.
|CUP Average Weekly Movement||4.2%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||9.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||16.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.2%|
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$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.047|
|Net Profit Margin||5.99%|
How did CUP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is CUP undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CUP?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CUP's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CUP's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CUP PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CUP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.7x) compared to the peer average (47.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CUP's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CUP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.7x) compared to the Global Professional Services industry average (18.9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CUP's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||15.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||14.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CUP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CUP when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CUP (A$0.73) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$4.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CUP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is CountPlus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CUP's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: CUP's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CUP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CUP's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (3.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CUP's revenue (5.9% 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 (7.3%).
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How has CountPlus performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CUP has a large one-off gain of A$2.2M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CUP's current net profit margins (6%) are lower than last year (6.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CUP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 31.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CUP's earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) is below its 5-year average (31.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CUP earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) underperformed the Professional Services industry 12.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CUP's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
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How is CountPlus's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CUP's short term assets (A$300.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$285.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: CUP's short term assets (A$300.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$54.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CUP has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CUP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.2% to 11.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CUP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (84.7%).
Interest Coverage: CUP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).
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What is CountPlus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|CountPlus Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (AU)||2.8%|
|Market Top 25% (AU)||7.1%|
|Industry Average (Professional Services)||4.2%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (CountPlus)||7.3%|
Notable Dividend: CUP's dividend (5.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.8%).
High Dividend: CUP's dividend (5.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (7.16%).
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (76.4%), CUP's payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (77.5%), CUP's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Hugh Humphrey is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at CountPlus Limited since July 1, 2022. He serves as Director of CountPlus Limited since July 1, 2021. He served as the Director of Cha...
Experienced Management: CUP's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CUP's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CUP insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|15 Sep 22||BuyAU$23,700||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||30,000||AU$0.79|
|08 Sep 22||BuyAU$11,950||Hugh Humphrey||Individual||15,000||AU$0.80|
|07 Sep 22||BuyAU$14,994||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||20,000||AU$0.75|
|01 Sep 22||BuyAU$10,031||Hugh Humphrey||Individual||13,605||AU$0.74|
|31 Aug 22||BuyAU$107,980||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||150,000||AU$0.72|
|23 Mar 22||BuyAU$35,584||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||50,810||AU$0.70|
|21 Mar 22||BuyAU$69,433||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||99,190||AU$0.70|
|09 Mar 22||BuyAU$3,554,793||Ryder Investment Management Pty Limited||Company||4,755,968||AU$0.93|
|01 Mar 22||BuyAU$75,520||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||100,000||AU$0.76|
|28 Feb 22||BuyAU$74,930||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||100,000||AU$0.75|
|13 Dec 21||BuyAU$10,025||Matthew Rowe||Individual||10,000||AU$1.00|
|13 Dec 21||BuyAU$20,924||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||20,924||AU$1.00|
|09 Dec 21||BuyAU$8,226||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||8,309||AU$0.99|
|09 Dec 21||BuyAU$4,950||Matthew Rowe||Individual||5,000||AU$0.99|
|07 Dec 21||BuyAU$9,662||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||9,767||AU$0.99|
|06 Dec 21||BuyAU$8,910||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||9,000||AU$0.99|
|02 Dec 21||BuyAU$19,800||Matthew Rowe||Individual||20,000||AU$0.99|
|29 Nov 21||BuyAU$18,220||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||19,000||AU$0.96|
|26 Nov 21||BuyAU$9,900||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||10,000||AU$0.99|
|25 Nov 21||BuyAU$23,910||Matthew Rowe||Individual||23,910||AU$1.00|
|25 Nov 21||BuyAU$22,770||Raymond Kellerman||Individual||23,000||AU$0.99|
|24 Nov 21||BuyAU$5,590||Matthew Rowe||Individual||5,590||AU$1.00|
|22 Nov 21||BuyAU$16,197||Matthew Rowe||Individual||15,903||AU$1.02|
|19 Nov 21||BuyAU$60,934||Matthew Rowe||Individual||63,543||AU$1.02|
|17 Nov 21||BuyAU$31,306||Matthew Rowe||Individual||31,054||AU$1.01|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
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
- Implied Market Cap: AU$80.050m
- Shares outstanding: 109.66m
- Website: https://www.countplus.com.au
Number of Employees
- CountPlus Limited
- 1 Chifley Square
- Level 8
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CUP||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2010|
|CUP||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Dec 2010|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/02 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 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.