The Alumasc Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells building products, systems, and solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, and internationally. More Details
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Alumasc Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALU's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ALU exceeded the UK Building industry which returned 8.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALU exceeded the UK Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alumasc Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Alumasc 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: ALU (£1.73) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALU is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the GB Building industry average (44.8x).
PE vs Market: ALU is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the UK market (24.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALU is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the GB Building industry average (1.8x).
How is Alumasc Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALU's forecast earnings growth (26.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: ALU's earnings (26.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALU's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALU's revenue (9.2% 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 ALU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Alumasc Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALU's current net profit margins (6%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALU's earnings have declined by 21.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALU's earnings growth over the past year (153.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-21.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALU earnings growth over the past year (153.2%) exceeded the Building industry -47%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALU's Return on Equity (17.5%) is considered low.
How is Alumasc Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALU's short term assets (£46.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£20.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALU's short term assets (£46.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£39.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALU's debt to equity ratio (72.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 28% to 72.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.9%).
Interest Coverage: ALU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.8x coverage).
What is Alumasc Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ALU's dividend (3.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.47%).
High Dividend: ALU's dividend (3.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.48%).
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 fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.9%), ALU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ALU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
G. Hooper (63 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
Compensation vs Market: G.'s total compensation ($USD492.36K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD335.50K).
Compensation vs Earnings: G.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Executive Director||18yrs||UK£352.00k||2.14% |
|Divisional MD & Executive Director||1.5yrs||UK£212.50k||no data|
|Divisional MD of Housebuilding Products Division & Executive Director||1.5yrs||UK£196.81k||0.046% |
|Deputy Chairman & Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||29.17yrs||UK£40.00k||0.96% |
|Independent Non-executive Director||2.17yrs||UK£40.00k||0.10% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.17yrs||UK£35.00k||0.037% |
Experienced Board: ALU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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: ALU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Alumasc Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Alumasc Group plc
- Ticker: ALU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£61.693m
- Shares outstanding: 35.76m
- Website: https://www.alumasc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- The Alumasc Group plc
- 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|
The Alumasc Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells building products, systems, and solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/03 20:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 00:00|
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