HSS Stock Overview
HSS Hire Group plc offers tool and equipment hire, and related services in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
HSS Hire Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.15|
|52 Week High||UK£0.22|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.13|
|1 Month Change||-6.25%|
|3 Month Change||-13.30%|
|1 Year Change||-17.36%|
|3 Year Change||-59.35%|
|5 Year Change||-75.81%|
|Change since IPO||-92.86%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think HSS Hire Group's (LON:HSS) Robust Earnings Are Conservative
The subdued stock price reaction suggests that HSS Hire Group plc's ( LON:HSS ) strong earnings didn't offer any...
|HSS||GB Trade Distributors||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: HSS underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned -7.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HSS underperformed the UK Market which returned -3.2% over the past year.
|HSS Average Weekly Movement||5.4%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: HSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HSS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
HSS Hire Group plc offers tool and equipment hire, and related services in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates through Rental and related revenue; and Services segments. The company provides tools and equipment, including small tools, powered access, and power generation, as well as hire-related services to construction firms, maintenance contractors, FM providers, engineers, tradesmen, retailers, factories, DIYers, and others; supplies, fits, manages, and services diesel generators for power generation needs; and offers heavy plant equipment, including excavators, diggers, and dumpers.
HSS Hire Group Fundamentals Summary
|HSS fundamental statistics|
Is HSS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HSS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£146.27m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 01, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.01|
|Net Profit Margin||2.41%|
How did HSS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is HSS Hire Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HSS (£0.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HSS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the UK Trade Distributors industry average (14.9x).
PE vs Market: HSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HSS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (1.7x).
How is HSS Hire Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSS's forecast earnings growth (21.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: HSS's earnings (21.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HSS's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HSS's revenue (5.3% 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 HSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has HSS Hire Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HSS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HSS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HSS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HSS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (48.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HSS's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.
How is HSS Hire Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HSS's short term assets (£123.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£103.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: HSS's short term assets (£123.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£144.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HSS's net debt to equity ratio (16%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: HSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 130.5% to 42.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (64.8%).
Interest Coverage: HSS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).
What is HSS Hire Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HSS'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 HSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HSS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: HSS is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as HSS has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Steve Ashmore (56 yo)
Mr. Steve Ashmore has been Chief Executive Officer at HSS Hire Service Group Limited since June 2017 and also serves as its Director. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at HSS Hire...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD408.98K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD313.80K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: HSS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
HSS Hire Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: HSS Hire Group plc
- Ticker: HSS
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1957
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£105.748m
- Shares outstanding: 704.99m
- Website: https://www.hsshiregroup.com
Number of Employees
- HSS Hire Group plc
- Oakland House
- 76 Talbot Road
- Greater Manchester
- M16 0PQ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/17 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.