JDG Stock Overview
Judges Scientific plc designs, manufactures, and sells scientific instruments.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£73.40|
|52 Week High||UK£88.00|
|52 Week Low||UK£58.00|
|1 Month Change||-12.20%|
|3 Month Change||9.55%|
|1 Year Change||22.33%|
|3 Year Change||107.35%|
|5 Year Change||310.06%|
|Change since IPO||6,603.20%|
Recent News & Updates
|JDG||GB Machinery||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: JDG exceeded the UK Machinery industry which returned -27.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JDG exceeded the UK Market which returned -9.7% over the past year.
|JDG Average Weekly Movement||7.0%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|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: JDG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JDG's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Judges Scientific plc designs, manufactures, and sells scientific instruments. The company operates through two segments, Materials Sciences and Vacuum. It offers engineering teaching and research equipment for universities, colleges, schools, and research centers; and research and development systems for food, beverage, dairy, edible oil, and pharmaceutical industries.
Judges Scientific Fundamentals Summary
|JDG fundamental statistics|
Is JDG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|JDG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£33.88m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Sep 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.00|
|Net Profit Margin||13.89%|
How did JDG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is JDG 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 JDG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is JDG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does JDG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|JDG PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
LSC London Security
MGAM Morgan Advanced Materials
JDG Judges Scientific
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: JDG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (36.8x) compared to the peer average (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does JDG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Machinery Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: JDG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (36.8x) compared to the UK Machinery industry average (16.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is JDG'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||36.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||22.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: JDG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (36.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (22.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of JDG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: JDG (£73.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£89.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JDG is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JDG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
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How is Judges Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: JDG's forecast earnings growth (16.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: JDG's earnings (16.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (10.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JDG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JDG's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JDG's revenue (11% 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 JDG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Judges Scientific performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JDG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JDG's current net profit margins (13.9%) are higher than last year (10.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JDG's earnings have grown significantly by 26.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JDG's earnings growth over the past year (54.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (26.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: JDG earnings growth over the past year (54.3%) underperformed the Machinery industry 54.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: JDG's Return on Equity (29.7%) is considered high.
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How is Judges Scientific's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JDG's short term assets (£49.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£26.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: JDG's short term assets (£49.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£18.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JDG has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: JDG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 72.5% to 39.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JDG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (102.3%).
Interest Coverage: JDG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.4x coverage).
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What is Judges Scientific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: JDG's dividend (0.9%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.89%).
High Dividend: JDG's dividend (0.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.29%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JDG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: JDG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: JDG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: JDG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Cicurel (73 yo)
Mr. David Elie Cicurel serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Judges Scientific plc and Judges Capital Plc. He is also Executive Director of Judges Scientific plc since December 24, 2002. Mr. Cicurel is...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD306.77K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.06M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: JDG's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: JDG'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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Judges Scientific plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Judges Scientific plc
- Ticker: JDG
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£466.414m
- Shares outstanding: 6.35m
- Website: https://www.judges.uk.com
Number of Employees
- Judges Scientific plc
- 52c Borough High Street
- Greater London
- SE1 1XN
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/03 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 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.