UCW Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides tertiary education services in Australia and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.14|
|52 Week High||AU$0.11|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.23|
|1 Month Change||12.00%|
|3 Month Change||-3.45%|
|1 Year Change||7.69%|
|3 Year Change||-15.15%|
|5 Year Change||-37.78%|
|Change since IPO||-99.77%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think UCW (ASX:UCW) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt
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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...
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...
|UCW||AU Consumer Services||AU Market|
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.
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
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
|UCW fundamental statistics|
Is UCW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|UCW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$11.11m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0049|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.49%|
How did UCW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is UCW 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: 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).
How is UCW forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has UCW performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
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.
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
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.
Experienced Board: UCW's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
UCW Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- UCW Limited
- 333 Kent Street
- Level 1
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/22 07:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/18 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.