AIM:YCA

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

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

-2.4%

YCA

-0.2%

GB Trade Distributors

-1.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-15.6%

YCA

14.4%

GB Trade Distributors

11.8%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: YCA underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned 14.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: YCA underperformed the UK Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

YCAIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.4%-0.2%-1.1%
30 Day-1.5%-0.8%-0.8%
90 Day3.2%7.0%5.2%
1 Year-15.6%-15.6%19.1%14.4%17.7%11.8%
3 Yearn/a44.9%31.5%21.3%5.8%
5 Yearn/a72.6%49.5%40.0%7.7%

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?

0.9x

Price to Book (PB) 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 unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Trade Distributors industry average.

PE vs Market: YCA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate YCA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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 (2x).


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Future Growth

How is Yellow Cake forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

9.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: YCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: YCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: YCA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

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: YCA is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Yellow Cake performed over the past 5 years?

11.9%

Historical Capital Goods annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: YCA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: YCA is currently unprofitable.


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 earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: YCA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Trade Distributors industry (3.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: YCA has a negative Return on Equity (-8.65%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Yellow Cake's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: YCA's short term assets ($8.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($595.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: YCA's short term assets ($8.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.7M).


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

Inventory Level: YCA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if YCA's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.8%markettop25%5.0%industryaverage2.3%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YCA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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

What is the CEO of Yellow Cake's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Andre Liebenberg (57yo)

0yrs

Tenure

US$93,000

Compensation

Mr. Andre Leon Liebenberg, MBA, BSc (Elec) Eng, serves as Director at Zeta Resources Limited since December 30, 2019. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Cake plc and has been its Executive Dire ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Andre's total compensation ($USD93.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD596.47K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Andre's compensation with company performance.


Board Age and Tenure

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: YCA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Andre Liebenberg (57yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Compensation: US$93.00k
  • Carole Whittall (46yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$74.00k

Board Members

  • Anthony St. John Bletso (62yo)

    Independent Chairman

    • Compensation: US$37.00k
  • Alan Rule (57yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$30.00k
  • Andre Liebenberg (57yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Compensation: US$93.00k
  • Sofia Bianchi (62yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$30.00k
  • Alexander John Downer (67yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$30.00k
  • Alexandra Nethercott-Parkes (36yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Carole Whittall (46yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$74.00k

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£172.021m
  • Shares outstanding: 88.22m
  • Website: https://www.yellowcakeplc.com

Location

  • Yellow Cake plc
  • Liberation House
  • 3rd Floor
  • St Helier
  • JE1 1BL
  • 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 incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in St Helier, Jersey. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/01/23 23:05
End of Day Share Price2020/01/23 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.