AFC Energy plc engages in the development of alkaline fuel cell systems for the generation of clean energy in the United Kingdom and Germany. More Details
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Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has AFC Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AFC is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AFC's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AFC exceeded the UK Electrical industry which returned 78.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AFC exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AFC Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is AFC Energy 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 AFC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AFC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AFC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: AFC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AFC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AFC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.2x) compared to the GB Electrical industry average (3.9x).
How is AFC Energy 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: AFC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: AFC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: AFC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AFC's revenue (122.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AFC's revenue (122.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has AFC Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AFC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AFC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AFC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AFC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AFC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (54.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AFC has a negative Return on Equity (-8.83%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is AFC Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AFC's short term assets (£64.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: AFC's short term assets (£64.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£735.7K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AFC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AFC has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0%.
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: AFC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: AFC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 6.7% each year
What is AFC Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AFC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AFC'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 AFC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AFC'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 AFC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Adam Bond (45 yo)
Mr. Adam Steven Bond has been the Chief Executive Officer of AFC Energy PLC since December 1, 2014. Mr. Bond served as the President of Clean Energy at Linc Energy Ltd since April 30, 2012. was responsible...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD678.91K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD728.48K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AFC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: AFC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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: AFC 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 8.6%.
AFC Energy plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AFC Energy plc
- Ticker: AFC
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£400.236m
- Shares outstanding: 734.38m
- Website: https://www.afcenergy.com
Number of Employees
- AFC Energy plc
- Dunsfold Park
- Unit 71.4
- GU6 8TB
- United Kingdom
AFC Energy plc engages in the development of alkaline fuel cell systems for the generation of clean energy in the United Kingdom and Germany. The company offers HydroX-Cell(L), an alkaline fuel cell module...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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