DB:5K8

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Executive Summary

Creightons Plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets toiletries and fragrances in the United Kingdom and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 5K8 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine 5K8's volatility change over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.9%

5K8

0.1%

DE Personal Products

1.4%

DE Market


1 Year Return

n/a

5K8

5.9%

DE Personal Products

0.9%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how 5K8 performed against the German Personal Products industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how 5K8 performed against the German Market.


Shareholder returns

5K8IndustryMarket
7 Day-0.9%0.1%1.4%
30 Day6.6%2.7%8.7%
90 Day-1.7%6.8%2.3%
1 Yearn/a8.1%5.9%4.1%0.9%
3 Yearn/a36.9%27.7%3.9%-5.1%
5 Yearn/a69.8%51.4%24.8%7.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 5K8 (€0.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€6.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 5K8 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 5K8 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the XE Personal Products industry average (20.8x).

PE vs Market: 5K8 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.2x) compared to the German market (23.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 5K8's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 5K8 is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the XE Personal Products industry average (2.4x).


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Future Growth

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

9.6%

Forecasted Household 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 Creightons 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.


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Past Performance

How has Creightons performed over the past 5 years?

34.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 5K8 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 5K8's current net profit margins (6.6%) are higher than last year (6.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 5K8's earnings have grown significantly by 34.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 5K8's earnings growth over the past year (9.5%) is below its 5-year average (34.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 5K8 earnings growth over the past year (9.5%) underperformed the Personal Products industry 16.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 5K8's Return on Equity (20.4%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Creightons's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 5K8's short term assets (£19.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£8.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: 5K8's short term assets (£19.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£3.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 5K8's debt to equity ratio (22.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 5K8's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.4% to 22.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 5K8's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (187.2%).

Interest Coverage: 5K8's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.27%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 5K8's dividend (1.27%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.13%).

High Dividend: 5K8's dividend (1.27%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.64%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 5K8 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 5K8's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13%), 5K8's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

12.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

William McIlroy

19.83yrs

Tenure

UK£224,000

Compensation

Mr. William O. McIlroy has been the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Creightons plc since 2001. and has been its Director since January 06, 2002.


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD298.64K) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD471.21K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William McIlroy
Executive Chairman & CEO19.83yrsUK£224.00k2.73%
£ 1.0m
Paul Forster
Group Finance & Commercial Director5.75yrsUK£99.00k1.83%
£ 675.8k
Martin Stevens
Group Deputy MD5.75yrsUK£103.00k1.36%
£ 503.6k
Bernard James Johnson
MD & Director18.83yrsUK£291.00k7.86%
£ 2.9m
Philippa Clark
Deputy MD & Director5.75yrsUK£104.00k1.01%
£ 372.2k
Nicholas Desmond O'Shea
Company Secretary & Non Executive Director19.33yrsUK£22.00k0.15%
£ 57.1k

12.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: 5K8's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William McIlroy
Executive Chairman & CEO19.83yrsUK£224.00k2.73%
£ 1.0m
Paul Forster
Group Finance & Commercial Director5.75yrsUK£99.00k1.83%
£ 675.8k
Martin Stevens
Group Deputy MD5.75yrsUK£103.00k1.36%
£ 503.6k
Bernard James Johnson
MD & Director18.83yrsUK£291.00k7.86%
£ 2.9m
Philippa Clark
Deputy MD & Director5.75yrsUK£104.00k1.01%
£ 372.2k
Nicholas Desmond O'Shea
Company Secretary & Non Executive Director19.33yrsUK£22.00k0.15%
£ 57.1k
William Glencross
Independent Non-Executive Director15.33yrsUK£18.00k0.10%
£ 38.5k

15.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: 5K8's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: 5K8 insiders have only sold shares 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 2.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Creightons Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Creightons Plc
  • Ticker: 5K8
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1954
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: UK£33.021m
  • Listing Market Cap: UK£36.976m
  • Shares outstanding: 64.75m
  • Website: https://www.creightons.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Creightons Plc
  • 1210 Lincoln Road
  • Peterborough
  • Cambridgeshire
  • PE4 6ND
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CRLLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
5K8DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992

Biography

Creightons Plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets toiletries and fragrances in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers haircare, skincare, bath and body, wellbei...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/26 18:36
End of Day Share Price2020/11/25 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.