ASX:YPB

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

YPB Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a brand protection and customer engagement solutions company.

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Fundamentals

High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.

Risks

  • YPB Group has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • YPB Group is covered by less than 3 analysts.

Share Price & News

How has YPB Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

16.7%

ASX:YPB

-1.7%

AU Professional Services

0.02%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-70.8%

ASX:YPB

1.5%

AU Professional Services

4.8%

AU Market

YPB underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 1.5% over the past year.

YPB underperformed the Market in Australia which returned 4.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

YPBIndustryMarket
7 Day16.7%-1.7%0.02%
30 Day0%1.7%0.9%
90 Dayn/a10.1%6.8%
1 Year-70.8%-70.8%4.5%1.5%10.8%4.8%
3 Year-96.1%-96.1%28.1%17.6%38.0%20.1%
5 Yearn/a30.8%12.5%44.6%12.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is YPB Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.84x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for YPB Group to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for YPB Group to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

YPB Group is loss making, we can't compare its value to the AU Professional Services industry average.

YPB Group is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the Australia market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for YPB Group, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

YPB Group is good value based on assets compared to the AU Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is YPB Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

73.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

YPB Group's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

YPB Group's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

YPB Group's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Australia market average.

YPB Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the Australia market average.

YPB Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.3%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if YPB Group will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has YPB Group performed over the past 5 years?

-18.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

YPB Group does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare YPB Group's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare YPB Group's 1-year growth to the AU Professional Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if YPB Group has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if YPB Group has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the AU Professional Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if YPB Group improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is YPB Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

YPB Group's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

YPB Group has no long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

YPB Group's level of debt (25.9%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (27.2% vs 25.9% today).


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.9x 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.

YPB Group has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

YPB Group has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3.1% each year.


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Dividend

What is YPB Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

21.43%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate YPB Group's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate YPB Group's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as YPB Group has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if YPB Group's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as YPB Group has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be covered by earnings (2x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of YPB Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Houston

AU$328,367

Compensation

Mr. John Houston served as Chief Executive Officer of YPB Group Ltd from July 31, 2014 to March 2016. Mr. Houston served as President of DOCOMO interTouch Pte Ltd. and served as its Chief Executive Officer ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

John's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Australia.

John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

2.5yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the YPB Group management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

The tenure for the YPB Group board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • John Houston

    Executive Chairman & CEO

    • Compensation: A$328.37k
  • Greg O'Shea

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: A$289.38k
  • Ralph Davis

    President of Print Solutions

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: A$78.91k
  • Adam Gallagher

    Joint Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Tim Merchant

    Chief Technical Officer

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: A$137.12k
  • Sheldon Brady

    MD - Australia & New Zealand

  • Adrian Tan

    Group Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Sebastian Andre

    Joint Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs

Board Members

  • John Houston

    Executive Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 5.0yrs
    • Compensation: A$328.37k
  • George Su

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.0yrs
    • Compensation: A$40.00k
  • Gerard Eakin

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: A$200.00k
  • Philip Wade

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs

Company Information

YPB Group Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: YPB Group Limited
  • Ticker: YPB
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded:
  • Industry: research and consulting services
  • Sector: commercial services
  • Market Cap: AU$6.419m
  • Shares outstanding: 917.03m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • YPB Group Limited
  • 66 Goulburn Street
  • Level 29
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
YPBASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 2014
YPBCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDAug 2014

Biography

YPB Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a brand protection and customer engagement solutions company. It offers secure printing solutions and services that help to protect the integr ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/20 10:30
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.