DRV Stock Overview
Driver Group plc provides consultancy services to the engineering and construction industries worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.60|
|52 Week High||UK£0.71|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.46|
|1 Month Change||-11.03%|
|3 Month Change||9.01%|
|1 Year Change||11.01%|
|3 Year Change||-23.90%|
|5 Year Change||0%|
|Change since IPO||-15.38%|
Recent News & Updates
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|DRV||GB Construction||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: DRV underperformed the UK Construction industry which returned 25.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DRV underperformed the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
|DRV Average Weekly Movement||6.7%|
|Construction Industry Average Movement||4.0%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: DRV is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DRV's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Driver Group plc provides consultancy services to the engineering and construction industries worldwide. It operates through three divisions: Europe & Americas, Middle East, and Asia Pacific. The company offers quantity surveying, planning/programming, quantum and planning expert, dispute avoidance/resolution, litigation support, contract administration, commercial advice/management, commercial and contract, delay analysis, pre-contract, project management, building information modelling, and training and seminar services.
Driver Group Fundamentals Summary
|DRV fundamental statistics|
Is DRV overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DRV income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£36.91m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Dec 14, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.018|
|Net Profit Margin||1.91%|
How did DRV perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is Driver 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: DRV (£0.61) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.28)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DRV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DRV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.2x) compared to the UK Construction industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: DRV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.2x) compared to the UK market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DRV is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DRV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the GB Construction industry average (1.4x).
How is Driver 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: DRV's forecast earnings growth (68.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: DRV's earnings (68.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DRV's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DRV's revenue (4.8% 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 DRV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Driver Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DRV has a large one-off loss of £719.0K impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: DRV's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DRV has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48% per year.
Accelerating Growth: DRV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DRV had negative earnings growth (-66.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-7.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DRV's Return on Equity (4.6%) is considered low.
How is Driver Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DRV's short term assets (£25.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£9.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: DRV's short term assets (£25.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DRV has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: DRV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 89.4% to 1.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DRV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2376.8%).
Interest Coverage: DRV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (22.2x coverage).
What is Driver Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DRV's dividend (1.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: DRV's dividend (1.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DRV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DRV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (82.1%), DRV's 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
Mark Wheeler (53 yo)
Mr. Mark Wheeler serves as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Driver Group plc since June 1, 2020. He had been the Global Chief Operating Officer since September 19, 2016 until May 31, 2020 and serves as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD520.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD324.53K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: DRV's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.3%.
Driver Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Driver Group plc
- Ticker: DRV
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£32.615m
- Shares outstanding: 53.91m
- Website: https://www.driver-group.com
Number of Employees
- Driver Group plc
- Driver House
- 4 St Crispin Way
- BB4 4PW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/01 18:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/01 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.