Dewhurst plc manufactures and sells electrical components and control equipment for industrial and commercial capital goods in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£15.75|
|52 Week High||UK£9.56|
|52 Week Low||UK£27.91|
|1 Month Change||-20.05%|
|3 Month Change||-40.11%|
|1 Year Change||64.92%|
|3 Year Change||61.54%|
|5 Year Change||135.08%|
|Change since IPO||3,251.06%|
Recent News & Updates
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|DWHT||GB Electrical||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: DWHT exceeded the UK Electrical industry which returned 51.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DWHT exceeded the UK Market which returned 23.4% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: DWHT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DWHT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Dewhurst plc manufactures and sells electrical components and control equipment for industrial and commercial capital goods in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and internationally. The company offers dot matrix displays, LCD displays, encoders and speech products, fixtures, hidden legends, hygiene plus products, rail indicators, rail multi-sounder products, key switches, keypads, lanterns and gongs, push buttons, switching products, and touch panels, as well as accessories, auxiliaries, destination controls, and transport products. It supplies components to the lift, transport, and keypad industries.
Dewhurst Fundamentals Summary
|DWHT fundamental statistics|
Is DWHT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DWHT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£25.41m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.58|
|Net Profit Margin||8.29%|
How did DWHT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Dewhurst undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DWHT (£15.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£90.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DWHT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DWHT's PE Ratio (27.2x) is in line with the UK Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: DWHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.2x) compared to the UK market (21.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DWHT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DWHT is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Electrical industry average (4.2x).
How is Dewhurst 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 Dewhurst 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.
How has Dewhurst performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DWHT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DWHT's current net profit margins (8.3%) are higher than last year (4.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DWHT's earnings have declined by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DWHT's earnings growth over the past year (71.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DWHT earnings growth over the past year (71.4%) underperformed the Electrical industry 71.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DWHT's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.
How is Dewhurst's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DWHT's short term assets (£35.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£11.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: DWHT's short term assets (£35.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£10.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DWHT's debt to equity ratio (2.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if DWHT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DWHT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1048%).
Interest Coverage: DWHT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (77.2x coverage).
What is Dewhurst current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DWHT's dividend (0.86%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).
High Dividend: DWHT's dividend (0.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.01%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DWHT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DWHT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.7%), DWHT's dividend payments are well 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
David Dewhurst (60 yo)
Mr. David Dewhurst, BSc (Elec Eng) serves the Group Managing Director and Executive Director of Dewhurst Plc. Mr. Dewhurst serves as the Managing Director of Dewhurst UK Manufacturing Limited, a subsidiary...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD313.77K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD330.56K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: DWHT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Dewhurst plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dewhurst plc
- Ticker: DWHT
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1919
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£78.844m
- Shares outstanding: 8.08m
- Website: https://www.dewhurst.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Dewhurst plc
- Hampton Business Park
- Unit 9
- Greater London
- TW13 6DB
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/20 22:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/20 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.