James Halstead plc manufactures and supplies flooring products for commercial and domestic uses in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Scandinavia, Australasia, Asia, and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for JHD from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has James Halstead's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JHD is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JHD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: JHD underperformed the UK Building industry which returned 6.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JHD exceeded the UK Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is James Halstead's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is James Halstead 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: JHD (£4.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£3.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JHD is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JHD is good value based on its PE Ratio (30.2x) compared to the GB Building industry average (45.2x).
PE vs Market: JHD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.2x) compared to the UK market (24x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: JHD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JHD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.5x) compared to the GB Building industry average (1.8x).
How is James Halstead 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: JHD's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: JHD's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (23.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: JHD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: JHD's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JHD's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JHD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.6%)
How has James Halstead performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JHD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: JHD's current net profit margins (14.4%) are lower than last year (14.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JHD's earnings have grown by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: JHD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: JHD had negative earnings growth (-9.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Building industry average (-47%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JHD's Return on Equity (25%) is considered high.
How is James Halstead's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JHD's short term assets (£164.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£51.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: JHD's short term assets (£164.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£27.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JHD's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: JHD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.2% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JHD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (15401.5%).
Interest Coverage: JHD earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is James Halstead current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: JHD's dividend (2.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).
High Dividend: JHD's dividend (2.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.52%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: JHD's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: JHD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (86.3%), JHD's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: JHD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (81.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. Mark Halstead serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of James Halstead Plc. He has experience in the group holding senior management positions within Polyflor prior to his appointment as ch...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD619.69K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.64M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||no data||UK£445.00k||11.71% |
|Finance Director & Director||no data||UK£418.00k||0.10% |
|Honorary President||3.17yrs||UK£49.00k||1.91% |
|Independent Non-executive Chairman||3.17yrs||UK£40.00k||5.83% |
|Senior Independent Director||9.08yrs||UK£25.00k||0.0027% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||UK£20.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||UK£20.00k||0.33% |
Experienced Board: JHD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 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.
James Halstead plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: James Halstead plc
- Ticker: JHD
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1914
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£1.037b
- Shares outstanding: 208.14m
- Website: https://www.jameshalstead.com
Number of Employees
- James Halstead plc
- Hollinhurst Road
- Greater Manchester
- M26 1JN
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JHD||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1980|
|HSJA||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|HSJA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
James Halstead plc manufactures and supplies flooring products for commercial and domestic uses in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Scandinavia, Australasia, Asia, and internationally. The company offer...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/02/27 20:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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