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. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Andrews Sykes Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ASY has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
GB Trade Distributors
Return vs Industry: ASY underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned 9.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASY exceeded the UK Market which returned -16.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Andrews Sykes Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Andrews Sykes 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: ASY (£5.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£3.76)
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 (16.6x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (18.6x).
PE vs Market: ASY is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.6x) compared to the UK market (17.4x).
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 (3.9x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (1.4x).
How is Andrews Sykes Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
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How has Andrews Sykes Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ASY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ASY's current net profit margins (19.4%) are lower than last year (21.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASY's earnings have grown by 9.7% 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 (-11.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (-15.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASY's Return on Equity (23.6%) is considered high.
How is Andrews Sykes Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (£55.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£17.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASY's short term assets (£55.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£13.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASY's debt to equity ratio (6.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ASY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 16.5% to 6.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ASY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (465%).
Interest Coverage: ASY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (38.2x coverage).
What is Andrews Sykes Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ASY's dividend (3.56%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.86%).
High Dividend: ASY's dividend (3.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.22%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ASY has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: ASY's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (62.9%), 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Paul Wood (58 yo)
Mr. Paul Thomas Wood has been Managing Director of Andrews Sykes Group plc since December 5, 2006. Mr. Wood is an Industry specialist and served as Director of Operations of Andrews Sykes Group plc since M ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD584.62K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD905.58K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD & Executive Director||13.75yrs||UK£459.00k||0.019% |
|Non-Executive Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice Chairman||12.33yrs||UK£29.00k||0.55% |
|Non-Executive Chairman||no data||no data||0.71% |
|Non-Executive Director||13.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||13.58yrs||UK£20.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||12.08yrs||UK£20.00k||2.75% |
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||2.17yrs||UK£28.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: ASY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Andrews Sykes Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Andrews Sykes Group plc
- Ticker: ASY
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1857
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£245.666m
- Shares outstanding: 42.17m
- Website: https://www.andrews-sykes.com
Number of Employees
- Andrews Sykes Group plc
- St David's Court
- Union Street
- West Midlands
- WV1 3JE
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ASY||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
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 in ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/24 02:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/23 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.