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Yellow Cake AIM:YCA Stock Report

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27 Sep, 2022


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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Yellow Cake
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£3.97
52 Week HighUK£4.87
52 Week LowUK£2.94
1 Month Change0.25%
3 Month Change20.39%
1 Year Change20.79%
3 Year Change99.00%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO94.51%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 25
Here's Why We Think Yellow Cake (LON:YCA) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Here's Why We Think Yellow Cake (LON:YCA) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

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Jun 09
Yellow Cake (LON:YCA) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

Yellow Cake (LON:YCA) Is Investing Its Capital With Increasing Efficiency

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Shareholder Returns

YCAGB Trade DistributorsGB Market

Return vs Industry: YCA exceeded the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned -19.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: YCA exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is YCA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
YCA volatility
YCA Average Weekly Movement6.2%
Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: YCA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: YCA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

20182Andre Liebenberg

Yellow Cake plc, a specialist company, operates in the uranium sector. It is involved in the purchase and holding of uranium oxide concentrates; and exploitation of other uranium-related opportunities. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Saint Helier, Jersey.

Yellow Cake Fundamentals Summary

How do Yellow Cake's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
YCA fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£696.16m
Earnings (TTM)UK£388.12m
Revenue (TTM)UK£394.50m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
YCA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$424.12m
Other ExpensesUS$6.85m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.28
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin98.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did YCA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is YCA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for YCA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

YCA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ratio-0.02x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does YCA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

YCA PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for YCA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average15.9x
LTHM James Latham
GFTU Grafton Group
DPLM Diploma
YCA Yellow Cake

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: YCA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.9x) compared to the peer average (15.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does YCA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Trade Distributors Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: YCA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.9x) compared to the UK Trade Distributors industry average (13.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is YCA'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.

YCA PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio1.9x
Fair PE Ratio1.6x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: YCA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.6x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of YCA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YCA's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YCA's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is Yellow Cake forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: YCA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-109.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: YCA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-109.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: YCA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the UK market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Yellow Cake performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: YCA has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: YCA's current net profit margins (98.4%) are higher than last year (88.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare YCA's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: YCA earnings growth over the past year (1295%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 38.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: YCA's Return on Equity (39%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Yellow Cake's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: YCA's short term assets ($153.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($970.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: YCA has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: YCA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: YCA has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: YCA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: YCA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Yellow Cake current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Yellow Cake Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Yellow Cake dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Yellow Cake)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)5.9%
Industry Average (Trade Distributors)2.4%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Yellow Cake)0%

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YCA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YCA'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 YCA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as YCA has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Andre Liebenberg (60 yo)

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Mr. Andre Leon Liebenberg serves as Director of Integris Metals, Inc. He is CEO & Executive Director of Yellow Cake plc from June 01, 2018. He was Independent Non-Executive Director of Danakali Limited fro...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Andre Liebenberg's Compensation vs Yellow Cake Earnings
How has Andre Liebenberg's remuneration changed compared to Yellow Cake's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2022US$356kUS$207k


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021US$287kUS$204k


Dec 31 2020n/an/a


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020US$216kUS$215k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019US$93kUS$93k


Compensation vs Market: Andre's total compensation ($USD356.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.34M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andre's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Board Members

Experienced Board: YCA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of YCA?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies4,200,1972.3%
Individual Insiders6,129,6463.3%
Public Companies6,957,4313.8%
Hedge Funds30,967,26416.9%
General Public53,523,07029.2%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.2%.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 66.42% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
MM Asset Management Inc
Kopernik Global Investors, LLC
Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd
IBG LLC, Asset Management Arm
Sprott Asset Management LP
ALPS Advisors, Inc.
Brandes Investment Partners, LP
Uranium Royalty Corp.
6,957,431$27.6m0%no data
Stuart Feldman
5,870,000$23.3m0%no data
Sachem Cove Partners LLC
5,612,950$22.3m0%no data
JD Squared Capital LLC
4,200,197$16.7m0%no data
azValor Asset Management SGIIC, S.A.U.
Amitell Capital Pte. Ltd.
Heptagon Capital LLP
AS LHV Varahaldus
BlackRock, Inc.
1,914,985$7.6m-1.05%no data
HudsonView Capital
1,669,803$6.6m0%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
1,225,000$4.9m0%no data
Premier Fund Managers Limited
Quaestio Capital Management SGR S.p.A Unipersonale
PHZ Privat- und Handelsbank Zürich AG, Asset Management Arm
Incrementum AG
Privatinvestor Verwaltungs AG
Plutos Vermögensverwaltung
Ampega Investment GmbH

Company Information

Yellow Cake plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Yellow Cake plc
  • Ticker: YCA
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2018
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£696.163m
  • Shares outstanding: 183.10m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Yellow Cake plc
  • Liberation House
  • 3rd Floor
  • Saint Helier
  • JE1 2LH
  • Jersey


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
YCAAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2018
YLLX.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJul 2018
0LZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJul 2018

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.