ASX:CGR

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

CML Group Limited provides financial management and payroll services in Australia.


Snowflake Analysis

High growth potential with acceptable track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CGR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.7%

CGR

-0.3%

AU Diversified Financial

4.9%

AU Market


1 Year Return

-5.0%

CGR

-36.3%

AU Diversified Financial

-14.2%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: CGR exceeded the Australian Diversified Financial industry which returned -36.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CGR exceeded the Australian Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CGRIndustryMarket
7 Day6.7%-0.3%4.9%
30 Day-12.0%-11.9%-8.9%
90 Day-12.8%-29.7%-22.7%
1 Year3.3%-5.0%-35.7%-36.3%-10.3%-14.2%
3 Year97.7%69.6%-67.3%-70.3%2.6%-11.6%
5 Year209.7%137.5%-71.3%-76.4%13.9%-11.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

16.19x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CGR (A$0.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CGR is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CGR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Diversified Financial industry average (9.8x).

PE vs Market: CGR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the Australian market (13.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CGR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CGR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the AU Diversified Financial industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

How is CML Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

37.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CGR's forecast earnings growth (37.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).

Earnings vs Market: CGR's earnings (37.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (10.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CGR's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CGR's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CGR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.8%)


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Past Performance

How has CML Group performed over the past 5 years?

51.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CGR has a large one-off loss of A$2.4M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: CGR's current net profit margins (12.5%) are higher than last year (11.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CGR's earnings have grown significantly by 51.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CGR's earnings growth over the past year (8%) is below its 5-year average (51.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CGR earnings growth over the past year (8%) exceeded the Diversified Financial industry 7.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CGR's Return on Equity (11.6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is CML Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CGR's short term assets (A$285.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$203.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: CGR's short term assets (A$285.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$153.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CGR's debt to equity ratio (486.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CGR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 85.8% to 486.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CGR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2%).

Interest Coverage: CGR's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

6.16%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CGR'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 CGR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

5.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Daniel Riley

9.5s

Tenure

AU$600,000

Compensation

Mr. Daniel Riley, B.Comm, CPA has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CML Group Limited since October 1, 2010. Mr. Riley serves as Managing Director at Zenith Management Services Group Pt ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD373.81K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD241.93K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Daniel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Daniel Riley
CEO, MD & Executive Director9.5yrsAU$600.00k0.94% A$943.1k
Ilkka Tales
Independent & Non-Executive Director2.58yrsAU$55.00kno data
Geoffrey Sam
Independent Non-Executive Director5.08yrsAU$55.00k1.06% A$1.1m
Gregory Riley
Non-Executive Chairperson5.42yrsAU$85.00k8.21% A$8.2m
Sue Healy
Independent Non-Executive Director7.42yrsAU$55.00k0.29% A$293.0k

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: CGR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: CML Group Limited
  • Ticker: CGR
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Specialized Finance
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: AU$100.083m
  • Shares outstanding: 217.57m
  • Website: https://www.CML-Group.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • CML Group Limited
  • 201 Miller Street
  • Level 11
  • North Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2060
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CGRASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2010
CGRCHIA (Chi-X Australia)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDFeb 2010

Biography

CML Group Limited provides financial management and payroll services in Australia. It operates through Finance, Equipment Finance, and Other Services segments. The Finance segment offers invoice financing or receivables finance services. The Equipment Finance segment provides equipment finance services for old and new equipment, such as sale back of owned or partially owned equipment, private sales, and mid-term financing. The Other Services segment offers employment solutions comprising labor sourcing and project management. It also offers trade finance services. The company was formerly known as Careers Multilist Limited and changed its name to CML Group Limited in May 2014. CML Group Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in North Sydney, Australia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/09 10:43
End of Day Share Price2020/04/09 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.