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MTR

Mothercare DB:MTR Stock Report

Last Price

€0.085

Market Cap

€62.6m

7D

3.0%

1Y

-54.3%

Updated

23 Sep, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
MTR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

MTR Stock Overview

Mothercare plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist franchisor of products for mothers-to-be and children under the Mothercare brand.

Mothercare Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Mothercare
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.085
52 Week HighUK£0.21
52 Week LowUK£0.05
Beta0.95
1 Month Change54.55%
3 Month Change46.55%
1 Year Change-54.30%
3 Year Change-36.57%
5 Year Change-92.35%
Change since IPO-98.68%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

MTRDE Multiline RetailDE Market
7D3.0%-2.9%-4.2%
1Y-54.3%-44.6%-27.8%

Return vs Industry: MTR underperformed the German Multiline Retail industry which returned -44.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MTR underperformed the German Market which returned -27.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MTR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MTR volatility
MTR Average Weekly Movement19.4%
Multiline Retail Industry Average Movement5.0%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: MTR is more volatile than 90% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 19% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MTR's weekly volatility has increased from 13% to 19% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1961436n/ahttps://www.mothercareplc.com

Mothercare plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist franchisor of products for mothers-to-be and children under the Mothercare brand. The company provides clothing, footwear, home, and travel products, as well as toys. It operates approximately 700 Mothercare stores and 400 additional stores under the Mothercare brand, as well as websites through a network of franchise partners in 37 countries.

Mothercare Fundamentals Summary

How do Mothercare's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MTR fundamental statistics
Market Cap€62.57m
Earnings (TTM)€13.61m
Revenue (TTM)€92.77m

4.6x

P/E Ratio

0.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MTR income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£82.50m
Cost of RevenueUK£54.90m
Gross ProfitUK£27.60m
Other ExpensesUK£15.50m
EarningsUK£12.10m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 26, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.021
Gross Margin33.45%
Net Profit Margin14.67%
Debt/Equity Ratio1,273.3%

How did MTR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is MTR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MTR?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

MTR key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA5.7x
PEG Ratio-0.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does MTR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

MTR PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for MTR vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.4x
ECK LUDWIG BECK am Rathauseck - Textilhaus Feldmeier
23.2xn/a€100.5m
WFA Weng Fine Art
20.2xn/a€68.1m
DEX Delticom
3.6x-20.3%€30.8m
ECF Mountain Alliance
7.1xn/a€27.0m
MTR Mothercare
4.6x-30.3%€55.6m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MTR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the peer average (13.4x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does MTR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Multiline Retail Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MTR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the Global Multiline Retail industry average (17.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is MTR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

MTR PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.6x
Fair PE Ratio6x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MTR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of MTR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: MTR (€0.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€0.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MTR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


-30.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-30.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: MTR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-30.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: MTR's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: MTR's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MTR's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.5% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: MTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (56.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Mothercare performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


28.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MTR has a large one-off gain of £2.6M impacting its March 26 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: MTR became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MTR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 28.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: MTR has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MTR has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Multiline Retail industry (21.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst MTR's Return on Equity (806.67%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is Mothercare's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MTR's short term assets (£19.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£14.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: MTR's short term assets (£19.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£21.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MTR's net debt to equity ratio (660%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MTR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 20.2% to 1273.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MTR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.4%).

Interest Coverage: MTR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: MTR is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as MTR has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mothercare has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MTR's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: MTR's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 73.9% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
25.51%
Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited
143,618,356£12.2m0%0.23%
13.79%
Richard Griffiths
77,624,573£6.6m0%no data
12.39%
M&G Investment Management Limited
69,718,000£5.9m0%0.02%
9.4%
D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
52,940,640£4.5m0%no data
1.98%
Ravenscroft Investment Management
11,156,577£948.3k0%0.18%
1.74%
Puma Investment Management Limited
9,800,000£833.0k0%0.52%
1.64%
Teviot Partners LLP
9,206,022£782.5k0%0.7%
1.29%
UBS Asset Management
7,261,176£617.2k0%no data
0.74%
Close Asset Management Limited
4,178,651£355.2k0%0.01%
0.54%
Bank Julius Bär & Co Ltd., Asset Management Arm
3,025,516£257.2k0%no data
0.53%
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited
2,985,862£253.8k0%no data
0.5%
Mark Newton-Jones
2,796,710£237.7k0%no data
0.48%
Investec Ltd., Asset Management Arm
2,690,000£228.7k0%0.04%
0.4%
Killik Asset Management
2,255,857£191.7k0%0.01%
0.39%
Tilney Group
2,203,415£187.3k0%0.03%
0.39%
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
2,167,702£184.3k0%no data
0.38%
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
2,150,118£182.8k0%no data
0.32%
Equiniti Group Limited, Asset Management Arm
1,804,303£153.4k0%0.01%
0.27%
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
1,519,588£129.2k0%no data
0.25%
W H Ireland Group plc, Asset Management Arm
1,380,267£117.3k0%0.08%
0.22%
Fieldings Investment Management Ltd
1,250,000£106.3k0%no data
0.22%
Clive Whiley
1,225,890£104.2k0%no data
0.19%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
1,083,079£92.1k0%no data
0.18%
EFG Private Bank SA, Asset Management Arm
989,033£84.1k0%no data
0.17%
Goldman Sachs Group, Investment Banking and Securities Investments
976,444£83.0k0%no data

Company Information

Mothercare plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Mothercare plc
  • Ticker: MTR
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1961
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£55.644m
  • Listing Market Cap: UK£62.567m
  • Shares outstanding: 562.91m
  • Website: https://www.mothercareplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Mothercare plc
  • Westside 1
  • London Road
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Hertfordshire
  • HP3 9TD
  • United Kingdom


Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MTCAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1986
MTRDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1986

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 00:00
Earnings2022/03/26
Annual Earnings2022/03/26


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.