ALU Stock Overview
The Alumasc Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building products, systems, and solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£1.45|
|52 Week High||UK£2.50|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.30|
|1 Month Change||-4.61%|
|3 Month Change||-5.84%|
|1 Year Change||-36.26%|
|3 Year Change||68.61%|
|5 Year Change||-16.67%|
|Change since IPO||-48.76%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ALU||GB Building||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: ALU exceeded the UK Building industry which returned -41.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALU underperformed the UK Market which returned -13% over the past year.
|ALU Average Weekly Movement||5.3%|
|Building Industry Average Movement||5.0%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: ALU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALU's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
The Alumasc Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building products, systems, and solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, and internationally. The company operates through Water Management, Building Envelope, and Housebuilding Products segments. It offers water management solutions for urban water management in the areas of gutters and downpipes, building drainage, drainage and access covers, and fascia soffit copings under the Alumasc, Skyline, Rainwater, Harmer, Wade, and Gatic brands; building envelope solutions, such as roof waterproofing systems, and green and landscaped garden roofing under the Roof-Pro and Alumasc brands; and housebuilding products under the timloc brand.
Alumasc Group Fundamentals Summary
|ALU fundamental statistics|
Is ALU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ALU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£56.02m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.27|
|Net Profit Margin||10.75%|
How did ALU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
6.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is ALU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ALU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ALU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ALU's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ALU PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
EPWN Epwin Group
HSM Samuel Heath & Sons
ALU Alumasc Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ALU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.4x) compared to the peer average (8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ALU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Building Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ALU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.4x) compared to the European Building industry average (12.9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ALU'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.
|Current PE Ratio||5.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||11.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ALU is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ALU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ALU (£1.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Alumasc Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ALU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ALU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALU's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALU's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ALU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.5%)
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How has Alumasc Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALU has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALU's current net profit margins (10.8%) are higher than last year (9.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALU's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALU's earnings growth over the past year (30.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALU earnings growth over the past year (30.7%) exceeded the Building industry 29.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALU's Return on Equity (37.3%) is considered high.
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How is Alumasc Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALU's short term assets (£40.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£21.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALU's short term assets (£40.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£22.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALU's net debt to equity ratio (18.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ALU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 14.4% to 50.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.8%).
Interest Coverage: ALU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.7x coverage).
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What is Alumasc Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Alumasc Group Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Alumasc Group)||6.9%|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||5.9%|
|Industry Average (Building)||4.2%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Alumasc Group)||7.4%|
Notable Dividend: ALU's dividend (6.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.05%).
High Dividend: ALU's dividend (6.9%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.92%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ALU's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ALU's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.3%), ALU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (275.4%), ALU's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
G. Hooper (65 yo)
Mr. G. Paul Hooper, B.Sc, MBA, DipM has been the Chief Executive Officer at Alumasc Group Plc since March 2003 and has been its Executive Director since 2003. Mr. Hooper joined Alumasc Group Plc's as Group...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|G. Hooper's Compensation vs Alumasc Group Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||UK£704k||UK£282k|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||UK£565k||UK£274k|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||UK£352k||UK£271k|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||UK£343k||UK£265k|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||UK£332k||UK£265k|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||UK£510k||UK£257k|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||UK£493k||UK£250k|
Compensation vs Market: G.'s total compensation ($USD791.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD342.14K).
Compensation vs Earnings: G.'s compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Board: ALU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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
|09 Feb 22||BuyUK£32,997||G. Hooper||Individual||14,811||UK£2.25|
|08 Feb 22||BuyUK£29,034||Vijay Thakrar||Individual||13,504||UK£2.15|
|08 Feb 22||BuyUK£7,838||Michael Leaf||Individual||3,684||UK£2.19|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||247,495||0.7%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
The Alumasc Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Alumasc Group plc
- Ticker: ALU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1928
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£52.277m
- Shares outstanding: 35.81m
- Website: https://www.alumasc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- The Alumasc Group plc
- Station Road
- Burton Latimer
- NN15 5JP
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ALU||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 1993|
|0JL||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 1993|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/05 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.