SLNG Stock Overview
H C Slingsby plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the merchanting and distribution of industrial and commercial equipment in the United Kingdom.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.30|
|52 Week High||UK£2.79|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.40|
|1 Month Change||6.98%|
|3 Month Change||31.43%|
|1 Year Change||-8.00%|
|3 Year Change||170.59%|
|5 Year Change||384.21%|
|Change since IPO||48.39%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SLNG||GB Trade Distributors||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SLNG exceeded the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned -22.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLNG exceeded the UK Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|SLNG Average Weekly Movement||5.0%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: SLNG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLNG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
H C Slingsby plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the merchanting and distribution of industrial and commercial equipment in the United Kingdom. It provides a range of incidental purchasing supplies for various sectors, such as handling and lifting, wheel and castor, ladder and step, storage and shelving, office, safety and security, personal protective equipment and work wear, cleaning and hygiene, mailroom and packaging, workshop and maintenance, waste and recycling, premise, locker and cloakroom, sign and label, and flooring and matting. The company offers its products online.
H C Slingsby Fundamentals Summary
|SLNG fundamental statistics|
Is SLNG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SLNG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£13.18m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.54|
|Net Profit Margin||2.86%|
How did SLNG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is SLNG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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 SLNG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SLNG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SLNG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SLNG PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SLNG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.3x) compared to the peer average (24.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SLNG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Trade Distributors Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SLNG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.3x) compared to the UK Trade Distributors industry average (13.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SLNG'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||4.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SLNG's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SLNG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SLNG (£2.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SLNG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SLNG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is H C Slingsby forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 H C Slingsby 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 H C Slingsby'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.
- H C Slingsby competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has H C Slingsby performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SLNG has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SLNG's current net profit margins (2.9%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SLNG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SLNG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SLNG had negative earnings growth (-40.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (80%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLNG's Return on Equity (25.1%) is considered high.
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How is H C Slingsby's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SLNG's short term assets (£7.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£4.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLNG's short term assets (£7.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£8.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLNG has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SLNG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 580.4% to 73% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SLNG's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11%).
Interest Coverage: SLNG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (293x coverage).
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What is H C Slingsby current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLNG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLNG'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 SLNG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLNG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: SLNG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SLNG has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Morgan Morris (49 yo)
Mr. Morgan Lawn Morris has been Group Chief Executive of H C Slingsby plc since May 2018 and its Finance Director since October 2015 and serves as Company Secretary. Mr. Morris served as an Interim Finance...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Morgan's total compensation ($USD158.55K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD334.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Morgan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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.
H C Slingsby plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: H C Slingsby plc
- Ticker: SLNG
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1893
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: UK£2.415m
- Shares outstanding: 1.05m
- Website: https://www.slingsby.com
Number of Employees
- H C Slingsby plc
- Otley Road
- West Yorkshire
- BD17 7LW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 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.