Westminster Group PLC, a specialist security and services company, designs and supplies technology solutions and services to governments and government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and blue chip commercial organizations.
The last earnings update was 209 days ago.
Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Westminster Group is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Westminster Group has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Westminster Group. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
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
Westminster Group's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Westminster Group has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the DE Electronic industry average.
Take a look at our analysis of 3W5’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Westminster Group's regulatory filings and announcements.
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 Westminster Group 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.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Electronic industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Westminster Group's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Westminster Group's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Westminster Group's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Westminster Group is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Westminster Group is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
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.
Westminster Group'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
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Westminster Group's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Westminster Group's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Westminster Group's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Westminster Group's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Westminster Group has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
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. Peter Donald Fowler serves as Chief Executive Officer of Westminster Group Plc. and has been its Executive Director since September 29, 2000. Mr. Fowler has over 36 years experience operating within the security industry, with particular reference to the electronic protection sector. Mr. Fowler served as Managing Director of the Systems Division, WSS of Menvier-Swain Group Plc since 1990. He started as an apprentice technician in 1970, progressing into senior management roles. In 1980, he founded a Specialist Electronic Alarm Systems Company, Sovereign Security Systems Limited. In 1996 he led a management buyout of WSS and for the next few years continued to significantly expand the business. He serves as a Director of Westminster Operating Limited.
Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Peter's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Germany.
CEO & Executive Director
Operations Director & Executive Director
Commercial Director & Company Secretary
Mark Leonard Hughes
Chief Financial Officer
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Westminster Group board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Westminster Group PLC, a specialist security and services company, designs and supplies technology solutions and services to governments and government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and blue chip commercial organizations. The company operates through Managed Services Aviation, Technology, and Managed Services Sovereign Ferries segments. It offers technology led security solutions, such as surveillance, detection, tracking, and interception technologies; provision of managed services, such as security services and solutions in airports, ports, and other facilities; and consultancy and training services. The company also engages in the management of ferry and service infrastructure; provision of infrastructure for airport operations; and marine transportation. In addition, it offers fire, safety, security, and defense products and solutions. Westminster Group PLC has operations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Banbury, the United Kingdom.
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