Ignite Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialist recruitment, on-demand talent, and people services in Australia, New Zealand, and China.
Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Ignite's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IGN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Professional Services
1 Year Return
AU Professional Services
Return vs Industry: IGN underperformed the Australian Professional Services industry which returned -23.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IGN underperformed the Australian Market which returned -22.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ignite's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Ignite undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IGN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IGN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IGN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: IGN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IGN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IGN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (1.2x).
How is Ignite forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ignite has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of IGN’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Ignite competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has Ignite performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IGN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: IGN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IGN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare IGN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: IGN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (12.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: IGN has a negative Return on Equity (-143.01%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Ignite's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IGN's short term assets (A$18.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$14.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: IGN's short term assets (A$18.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$794.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IGN's debt to equity ratio (134.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IGN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 5.2% to 134.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: IGN has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: IGN's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.2x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: IGN has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: IGN has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -14.7% each year
What is Ignite's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IGN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IGN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IGN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IGN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: IGN is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IGN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ignite has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Chairman||5.08yrs||AU$189.77k||0.27% A$1.7k|
|Chief Financial Officer||3.25yrs||AU$336.97k||0.22% A$1.4k|
|Company Secretary||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: IGN's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||5.08yrs||AU$189.77k||0.27% A$1.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.83yrs||AU$58.50k||0.28% A$1.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3yrs||AU$58.50k||0.26% A$1.6k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.17yrs||AU$25.95k||no data|
Experienced Board: IGN's board of directors are considered experienced (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.
Ignite Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ignite Limited
- Ticker: IGN
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: AU$627.075k
- Shares outstanding: 89.58m
- Website: https://www.igniteco.com
Number of Employees
- Ignite Limited
- 1 York Street
- Level 9
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IGN||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1997|
|IGN||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1997|
Ignite Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialist recruitment, on-demand talent, and people services in Australia, New Zealand, and China. The company offers permanent and contingent recruitment, and payroll services; and outsourced recruitment and human resource consulting services. It is also involved in the provision of pre-qualified information technology resources to deliver on demand solutions. The company provides its services under the Ignite and Lloyd Morgan brand names. It serves accounting, finance, architecture, construction, engineering, property, business support, human resources, legal, information management, IT, digital, and sales and marketing industries. The company was formerly known as Clarius Group Limited. Ignite Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 10:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/23 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.