Samuel Heath & Sons plc manufactures and markets various products in the builders’ hardware and bathroom field in the United Kingdom. More Details
Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Samuel Heath & Sons's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HSM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HSM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HSM exceeded the UK Building industry which returned 2.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HSM exceeded the UK Market which returned -2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Samuel Heath & Sons's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSamuel Heath & Sons plc's (LON:HSM) Stock Is Going Strong: Have Financials A Role To Play?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns At Samuel Heath & Sons (LON:HSM) Provide Us With Signs Of What's To Come
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Is Samuel Heath & Sons 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: HSM (£3.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HSM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HSM is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the GB Building industry average (45.7x).
PE vs Market: HSM is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the UK market (23.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HSM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HSM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the GB Building industry average (1.8x).
How is Samuel Heath & Sons 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 Samuel Heath & Sons 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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- Examine Samuel Heath & Sons's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Samuel Heath & Sons competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has Samuel Heath & Sons performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HSM has a large one-off gain of £366.0K impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HSM's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (5.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HSM's earnings have declined by 1.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HSM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HSM had negative earnings growth (-17.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (-47%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HSM's Return on Equity (13.3%) is considered low.
How is Samuel Heath & Sons's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HSM's short term assets (£9.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: HSM's short term assets (£9.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£7.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HSM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: HSM has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HSM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: HSM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Samuel Heath & Sons's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSM'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 HSM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HSM is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HSM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Martyn Whieldon (48 yo)
Mr. Martyn Peter Whieldon has been Managing Director of Samuel Heath & Sons plc since December 31, 2020. Mr. Whieldon served as Sales Director at Samuel Heath & Sons PLC since May 2005 until February 06, 2...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Martyn's total compensation ($USD329.73K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD341.60K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martyn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||no data||UK£51.00k||19.48% |
|MD & Executive Director||0.17yr||UK£234.00k||0.039% |
|Financial Director||4.08yrs||UK£149.00k||0.039% |
|Manufacturing Director & Director||1.17yrs||UK£110.02k||0.039% |
|Non-Executive Deputy Chairman & Senior Independent Director||no data||UK£21.00k||0.039% |
|Non-Executive Director||9.25yrs||UK£12.00k||0.039% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.42yrs||UK£12.00k||0.039% |
Experienced Board: HSM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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.
Samuel Heath & Sons plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Samuel Heath & Sons plc
- Ticker: HSM
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1820
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£8.743m
- Shares outstanding: 2.53m
- Website: https://www.samuel-heath.com
Number of Employees
- Samuel Heath & Sons plc
- Cobden Works
- Leopold Street
- West Midlands
- B12 0UJ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HSM||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
Samuel Heath & Sons plc manufactures and markets various products in the builders’ hardware and bathroom field in the United Kingdom. The company offers bathroom products, such as thermostatic shower kits ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/24 18:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/23 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.