ECSC Group plc provides information and cyber security services.
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Adequate balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has ECSC Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: E3C's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: E3C underperformed the German IT industry which returned -0% over the past year.
Return vs Market: E3C exceeded the German Market which returned -17.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ECSC Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is ECSC Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate E3C's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate E3C's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: E3C is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IT industry average.
PE vs Market: E3C is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate E3C's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: E3C is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (17.2x) compared to the DE IT industry average (3.2x).
How is ECSC Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if E3C's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if E3C's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the German market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: E3C's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: E3C's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if E3C's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has ECSC Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: E3C is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: E3C is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: E3C is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare E3C's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: E3C is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (2.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: E3C has a negative Return on Equity (-209.73%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is ECSC Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: E3C's short term assets (£1.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: E3C's short term assets (£1.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£880.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: E3C is debt free.
Reducing Debt: E3C has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: E3C has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if E3C's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: E3C has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: E3C has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -7.8% each year
What is ECSC Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate E3C's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate E3C'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 E3C's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if E3C's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of E3C's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Ian Mann (51yo)
Mr. Ian Charles Mann is the Founder of ECSC Group plc and its Chief Executive Officer since September 11, 2018. Mr. Mann served as an Executive Officer of ECSC Group plc since April 5, 2018 and served as i ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD316.34K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD431.45K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Non-Executive Chairman & Company Secretary||1.83yrs||UK£69.00k||0.39% £27.9k|
|COO & Executive Director||3.25yrs||UK£163.00k||2.67% £191.0k|
|CFO & Director||no data||no data||0.046% £3.3k|
|Chief Technology Officer & Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||1.83yrs||UK£30.00k||0.55% £39.4k|
Experienced Board: E3C's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
ECSC Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ECSC Group plc
- Ticker: E3C
- Exchange: BST
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£6.369m
- Listing Market Cap: UK£7.162m
- Shares outstanding: 9.10m
- Website: https://www.ecsc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- ECSC Group plc
- 28 Campus Road
- Listerhills Science Park
- West Yorkshire
- BD7 1HR
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ECSC||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Dec 2016|
|E3C||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2016|
ECSC Group plc provides information and cyber security services. The company offers services, such as managed, consultancy, testing, incident response, and vendor solutions. It also provides a range of solutions, including firewalls, intrusion prevention, and detection systems, log analysis, anti-virus, file integrity monitoring, web filtering, vulnerability scanning, email filtering, LAN switching/routing, cloud access security, and PCI desktops. It offers solutions and services to various sectors, including education, retail, legal, financial, and local authorities in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Bradford, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 00:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 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.