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ASY

Andrews Sykes GroupAIM:ASY Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£209.2m

7D

-6.9%

1Y

-9.8%

Updated

26 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials
ASY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

ASY Stock Overview

Andrews Sykes Group plc, an investment holding company, engages in the hire, sale, and installation of environmental control equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Andrews Sykes Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£4.96
52 Week HighUK£6.75
52 Week LowUK£4.50
Beta0.83
1 Month Change-5.52%
3 Month Change-8.15%
1 Year Change-9.82%
3 Year Change-8.99%
5 Year Change12.73%
Change since IPO1,884.00%

Recent News & Updates

Oct 01
Andrews Sykes Group (LON:ASY) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of UK£0.12

Andrews Sykes Group (LON:ASY) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of UK£0.12

The board of Andrews Sykes Group plc ( LON:ASY ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 5th of November, with...

Apr 28
Capital Investment Trends At Andrews Sykes Group (LON:ASY) Look Strong

Capital Investment Trends At Andrews Sykes Group (LON:ASY) Look Strong

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? One common...

Shareholder Returns

ASYGB Trade DistributorsGB Market
7D-6.9%-3.6%-3.0%
1Y-9.8%48.4%11.7%

Return vs Industry: ASY underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned 52.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ASY underperformed the UK Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ASY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ASY volatility
ASY Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement3.8%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: ASY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ASY's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1857600Carl Webbhttps://www.andrews-sykes.com

Andrews Sykes Group plc, an investment holding company, engages in the hire, sale, and installation of environmental control equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through Hire and Sales Europe, Hire and Sales Middle East, and Installation and Maintenance segments. The company offers air conditioning products, including exhaust tube and split type air conditioners, evaporative coolers, cooling fans, and portable humidifiers; and pumps, such as general purpose, silenced range, bentonite, submersible drainage and wastewater, submersible sludge, hydraulic submersible, and air pumps, as well as hoses and accessories, repair services, and spare parts.

Andrews Sykes Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Andrews Sykes Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ASY fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£209.18m
Earnings (TTM)UK£13.19m
Revenue (TTM)UK£69.47m

15.9x

P/E Ratio

3.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ASY income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£69.47m
Cost of RevenueUK£28.70m
Gross ProfitUK£40.77m
ExpensesUK£27.58m
EarningsUK£13.19m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.31
Gross Margin58.68%
Net Profit Margin18.98%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.1%

How did ASY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.7%

Current Dividend Yield

75%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Andrews Sykes Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.86x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ASY (£4.96) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£3.81)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ASY is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ASY is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the UK Trade Distributors industry average (24.6x).

PE vs Market: ASY is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the UK market (19.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ASY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ASY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (2x).


Future Growth

How is Andrews Sykes Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

6.6%

Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings


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 Andrews Sykes 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Andrews Sykes Group performed over the past 5 years?

-0.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ASY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ASY's current net profit margins (19%) are lower than last year (20.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ASY's earnings have declined by 0.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ASY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ASY had negative earnings growth (-15.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (42.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ASY's Return on Equity (22.5%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Andrews Sykes Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (£51.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£20.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (£51.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£9.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ASY has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: ASY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 11% to 5.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ASY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (681.5%).

Interest Coverage: ASY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (26.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Andrews Sykes Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.72%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ASY's dividend (4.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).

High Dividend: ASY's dividend (4.72%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ASY's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ASY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (74.8%), ASY's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

13.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Carl Webb (54 yo)

0.83

Tenure

Mr. Carl D. Webb serves as Managing Director and Executive Director at Andrews Sykes Group plc since March 05, 2021. Mr. Webb served as Interim Managing Director at Andrews Sykes Group plc since January 18...


Board Members

Experienced Board: ASY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Andrews Sykes Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Andrews Sykes Group plc
  • Ticker: ASY
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1857
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: UK£209.185m
  • Shares outstanding: 42.17m
  • Website: https://www.andrews-sykes.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Andrews Sykes Group plc
  • St David's Court
  • Union Street
  • Wolverhampton
  • West Midlands
  • WV1 3JE
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/26 21:18
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.