CEPS Stock Overview
CEPS PLC operates as an industrial trading holding company in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.45|
|52 Week High||UK£0.60|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.36|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||11.11%|
|1 Year Change||16.88%|
|3 Year Change||38.46%|
|5 Year Change||-5.26%|
|Change since IPO||-95.91%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CEPS||GB Industrials||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CEPS exceeded the UK Industrials industry which returned -18.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CEPS exceeded the UK Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.
|CEPS Average Weekly Movement||3.2%|
|Industrials Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: CEPS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CEPS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
CEPS PLC operates as an industrial trading holding company in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. It operates through Aford Awards, Friedman’s, and Hickton Group segments. The Aford Awards segment offers sports trophies and engraving services.
CEPS Fundamentals Summary
|CEPS fundamental statistics|
Is CEPS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CEPS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£11.95m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.014|
|Net Profit Margin||1.46%|
How did CEPS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CEPS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
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 CEPS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CEPS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CEPS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CEPS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CEPS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.9x) compared to the peer average (38.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CEPS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Industrials Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CEPS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.9x) compared to the European Industrials industry average (16.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CEPS'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||31.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CEPS's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CEPS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CEPS (£0.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CEPS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CEPS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is CEPS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 CEPS 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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- CEPS competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has CEPS performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CEPS has a large one-off gain of £216.5K impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CEPS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CEPS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 23.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CEPS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CEPS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Industrials industry (50%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CEPS's Return on Equity (22.36%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is CEPS's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CEPS's short term assets (£6.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£6.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CEPS's short term assets (£6.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£9.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CEPS's net debt to equity ratio (229.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CEPS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 126.3% to 287.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CEPS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.6%).
Interest Coverage: CEPS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2x coverage).
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What is CEPS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEPS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEPS'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 CEPS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CEPS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CEPS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
CEPS has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: CEPS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 23.5%.
CEPS PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CEPS PLC
- Ticker: CEPS
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£9.450m
- Shares outstanding: 21.00m
- Website: https://www.cepsplc.com
Number of Employees
- CEPS PLC
- 11 Laura Place
- BA2 4BL
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 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.