Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for BST:54I using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model
The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for
is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method.
We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.
BST:54I DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
The current share price of
is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a
for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Instem's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Instem's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
Instem's revenue is expected to grow by 9.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Instem's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
4/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
Mr. Phil J. Reason serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Instem LSS Limited, Instem Associates Limited and Instem plc (Instem Life Science Systems plc). Mr. Reason is an experienced chief executive who has developed a number of IT businesses in the life sciences and nuclear industries, both organically and through acquisition. He joined the former parent Company, Instem Limited, in 1982 and was appointed Managing Director of the Life Sciences division in 1995 and Chief Executive Officer of Instem LSS Limited on the demerger from Instem Limited. He serves as an Executive Director of Instem plc.
Phil's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
Phil's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The tenure for the Instem management team is about average.
CEO & Executive Director
CFO, Secretary & Executive Director
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Scientific Officer
Vice President of Global Marketing
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Vice President of Corporate Development
Executive Vice President of Regulatory eStudy Solutions
Instem plc provides information technology solutions to the life science market worldwide. The company offers solutions for data collection, management, and analysis to meet the needs of life science and healthcare organizations for data-driven decision making. Its solutions include Provantis, an integrated Windows-based system for organizations and universities that are engaged in non-clinical evaluation studies; submit platform that provides a suite of integrated tools and services for the creation and management of SEND datasets and associated documents for contract research organizations and sponsors; ALPHADAS, an eSource EDC system for early phase clinical trials; Animal Care Information System, an animal management software solution; Logbook, a repository for information; and Toxicology Resource Planning, a toxicology solution for pharmaceutical, chemical, and contract research laboratory corporations. The company also provides Comet Assay IV, a live video imaging system for reproducible comet slide scoring; and Sorcerer Colony Counter for automatic plate counter; Cyto Study Manager, a data acquisition and reporting solution; Ames Study Manager, plate countiner; Sorcerer Colony Counter for automatic plate counter; NOTOCORD-hem and NOTOCORD-fps software platforms to acquire, display, and analyze physiological signals; SEND Explorer, a Web-based application with optional data warehousing capabilities; and SRS data integration platform. It also provides data management, cloud, safety assessment, regulatory information management, solution deployment, and validation services. Additionally, it provides software solutions for extracting intelligence from research and development related healthcare data; and develops, manufactures, and supplies software and hardware products for in vitro study data collection and study management. Instem plc was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Stone, the United Kingdom.
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