AIM:YCA

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Executive Summary

Yellow Cake plc, a specialist company, operates in the uranium sector. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Yellow Cake's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: YCA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.0%

YCA

0.5%

GB Trade Distributors

-1.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

3.3%

YCA

16.5%

GB Trade Distributors

-14.5%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: YCA underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned 17.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: YCA exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

YCAIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.0%0.5%-1.9%
30 Day-6.2%6.0%-1.7%
90 Day-12.9%13.0%-4.4%
1 Year3.3%3.3%18.2%16.5%-11.3%-14.5%
3 Yearn/a34.3%24.3%-9.0%-20.3%
5 Yearn/a90.2%68.6%15.3%-10.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Yellow Cake's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Yellow Cake undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.18x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YCA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate YCA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: YCA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (18x).

PE vs Market: YCA's PE Ratio (18.2x) is in line with the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: YCA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: YCA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (1.4x).


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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?

15.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: YCA's forecast earnings growth (15.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: YCA's earnings (15.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (24.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: YCA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: YCA is forecast to have no revenue next year.

High Growth Revenue: YCA is forecast to have no revenue next 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?

-50.3%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: YCA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: YCA's current net profit margins (78.5%) are lower than last year (81.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Unable to establish if YCA's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare YCA's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average as it has been trading publicly for less than 3 years.

Earnings vs Industry: YCA had negative earnings growth (-50.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (-14.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: YCA's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Yellow Cake's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: YCA's short term assets ($6.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($392.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: YCA's short term assets ($6.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.6M).


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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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of YCA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

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

2.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Andre Liebenberg (58 yo)

no data

Tenure

US$216,000

Compensation

Mr. Andre Leon Liebenberg, MBA, BSc (Elec) Eng serves as Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Cake plc and has been its Executive Director since June 1, 2018. Mr. Liebenberg has served as Chief Financial Offi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andre's total compensation ($USD216.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD683.26K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Andre Liebenberg
CEO & Executive Directorno dataUS$216.00k0.083%
$ 146.0k
Carole Whittall
CFO & Executive Director2.33yrsUS$173.00k0.013%
$ 22.5k
Anthony St. John
Independent Chairmanno dataUS$50.00k0.030%
$ 52.4k
Alan Rule
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrsUS$40.00k0.021%
$ 37.6k
Sofia Bianchi
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrsUS$40.00k0.021%
$ 37.6k
Alexander John Downer
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrsUS$40.00k0.034%
$ 59.7k
Alexandra Nethercott-Parkes
Independent Non-Executive Director1.25yrsno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: YCA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Yellow Cake plc's company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: UK£175.284m
  • Shares outstanding: 87.91m
  • Website: https://www.yellowcakeplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

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

Biography

Yellow Cake plc, a specialist company, operates in the uranium sector. It is involved in the purchase and holding of triuranium octoxide. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in St Helier, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/19 22:31
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.