LoopUp Group plc provides software-as-a-service solutions for remote business meetings in the United Kingdom, other European Union countries, North America, and internationally.
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Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has LoopUp Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LG3's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LG3 underperformed the German Software industry which returned 23.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LG3 underperformed the German Market which returned 2.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LoopUp Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is LoopUp Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LG3 (€0.62) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.43)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LG3 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LG3 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.3x) compared to the Software industry average (41.2x).
PE vs Market: LG3 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.3x) compared to the German market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LG3 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LG3 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the DE Software industry average (3.1x).
How is LoopUp Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LG3's forecast earnings growth (15.7% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: LG3's earnings (15.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LG3's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LG3's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LG3's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LG3's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.2%).
How has LoopUp Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LG3 has a large one-off loss of £1.2M impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LG3's current net profit margins (1.7%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LG3 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 59.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LG3's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LG3 had negative earnings growth (-18.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (14.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LG3's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is LoopUp Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LG3's short term assets (£14.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£9.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LG3's short term assets (£14.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£20.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LG3's debt to equity ratio (25.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LG3 had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: LG3's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.2%).
Interest Coverage: LG3's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
Inventory Level: LG3 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LG3's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 1x debt).
What is LoopUp Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LG3's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LG3'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 LG3's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LG3'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 LG3'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
Steve Flavell (51yo)
Mr. Stephen Graham Flavell, also Known as Steve co-founded Loopup Group Plc (formerly, ring2 Communications Ltd.) in 2003 and serves as its Co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Flavell is responsible for LoopUp ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD440.31K) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD419.45K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & Executive Director||3.5yrs||UK£184.00k||0.12% £37.1k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman & Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||4.1yrs||UK£50.00k||0.095% £30.0k|
|Non-Executive Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.1yrs||UK£22.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.8yrs||no data||0.11% £33.6k|
Experienced Board: LG3's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 28.9%.
LoopUp Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LoopUp Group plc
- Ticker: LG3
- Exchange: BST
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£27.346m
- Listing Market Cap: UK£31.748m
- Shares outstanding: 55.25m
- Website: https://www.loopup.com
Number of Employees
- LoopUp Group plc
- The Tea Building
- 56 Shoreditch High Street
- Greater London
- E1 6JJ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LOOP||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Aug 2016|
|LG3||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2016|
|LUPG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Aug 2016|
LoopUp Group plc provides software-as-a-service solutions for remote business meetings in the United Kingdom, other European Union countries, North America, and internationally. It offers LoopUp, a remote meetings solution that makes it easier to collaborate in real time. The company also provides telephony and conferencing services. LoopUp Group plc was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/28 22:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/28 00:00|
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