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UCW

UCWASX:UCW Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$16.5m

7D

7.7%

1Y

7.7%

Updated

22 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
UCW fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

UCW Overview

UCW Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides tertiary education services in Australia and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for UCW
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.14
52 Week HighAU$0.11
52 Week LowAU$0.23
Beta0.89
1 Month Change12.00%
3 Month Change-3.45%
1 Year Change7.69%
3 Year Change-15.15%
5 Year Change-37.78%
Change since IPO-99.77%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 04
We Think UCW (ASX:UCW) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

We Think UCW (ASX:UCW) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Mar 07
We Think UCW's (ASX:UCW) Healthy Earnings Might Be Conservative

We Think UCW's (ASX:UCW) Healthy Earnings Might Be Conservative

The market seemed underwhelmed by last week's earnings announcement from UCW Limited ( ASX:UCW ) despite the healthy...

Feb 22
Our View On UCW's (ASX:UCW) CEO Pay

Our View On UCW's (ASX:UCW) CEO Pay

Adam Davis has been the CEO of UCW Limited ( ASX:UCW ) since 2016, and this article will examine the executive's...

Shareholder Returns

UCWAU Consumer ServicesAU Market
7D7.7%2.2%0.7%
1Y7.7%60.3%21.4%

Return vs Industry: UCW underperformed the Australian Consumer Services industry which returned 60.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UCW underperformed the Australian Market which returned 21.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is UCW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
UCW volatility
UCW Beta0.89
Industry Beta0.95
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine UCW's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine UCW's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2004n/aAdam Davishttps://www.ucwlimited.com.au

UCW Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides tertiary education services in Australia and internationally. It offers accredited vocational education in the fields of ageing support, community services, counselling, early childhood education and care, fitness, mental health, remedial massage, sport and recreation management, and yoga teaching. The company was formerly known as Undercoverwear Limited and changed its name to UCW Limited in January 2015.

UCW Fundamentals Summary

How do UCW's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
UCW fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$16.45m
Earnings (TTM)-AU$580.59k
Revenue (TTM)AU$23.31m

0.7x

P/S Ratio

-28.3x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
UCW income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$23.31m
Cost of RevenueAU$11.11m
Gross ProfitAU$12.20m
ExpensesAU$12.78m
Earnings-AU$580.59k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0049
Gross Margin52.32%
Net Profit Margin-2.49%
Debt/Equity Ratio29.6%

How did UCW perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is UCW undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UCW (A$0.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$0.2)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UCW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UCW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: UCW 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 UCW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UCW is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the AU Consumer Services industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

How is UCW forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

40.8%

Forecasted Consumer 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 UCW 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.


Past Performance

How has UCW performed over the past 5 years?

41.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UCW is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UCW is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UCW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UCW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UCW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (43.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UCW has a negative Return on Equity (-5.29%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is UCW's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UCW's short term assets (A$9.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$11.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: UCW's short term assets (A$9.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$17.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UCW's debt to equity ratio (29.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if UCW's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: Whilst unprofitable UCW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: UCW is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 53.8% per year.


Dividend

What is UCW current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate UCW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UCW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UCW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if UCW's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: UCW is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of UCW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Adam Davis

5.58yrs

Tenure

AU$415,287

Compensation

Mr. Adam Davis, BappFin, MAICD, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of UCW Limited since March 24, 2016. Mr. Davis served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tribeca Lear...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD311.01K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD303.33K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

Experienced Board: UCW's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

UCW Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UCW Limited
  • Ticker: UCW
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: AU$16.452m
  • Shares outstanding: 117.51m
  • Website: https://www.ucwlimited.com.au

Location

  • UCW Limited
  • 333 Kent Street
  • Level 1
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/22 07:06
End of Day Share Price2021/10/18 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.