Balfour Beatty plc finances, designs, develops, builds, and maintains infrastructure in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally.
Balfour Beatty Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.77|
|52 Week High||UK£2.09|
|52 Week Low||UK£3.27|
|1 Month Change||-2.19%|
|3 Month Change||-9.48%|
|1 Year Change||20.87%|
|3 Year Change||-0.75%|
|5 Year Change||-0.68%|
|Change since IPO||-8.65%|
Recent News & Updates
|BBY||GB Construction||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BBY underperformed the UK Construction industry which returned 49% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BBY underperformed the UK Market which returned 22.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: BBY is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BBY's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Balfour Beatty plc finances, designs, develops, builds, and maintains infrastructure in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Construction Services, Support Services, and Infrastructure Investments. The Construction Services segment provides civil engineering, building, ground engineering, mechanical and electrical, refurbishment, fit-out, and rail engineering services.
Balfour Beatty Fundamentals Summary
|BBY fundamental statistics|
Is BBY overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BBY income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£7.12b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 02, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.093|
|Net Profit Margin||0.85%|
How did BBY perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.5%Current Dividend Yield
Does BBY pay a reliable dividends?See BBY dividend history and benchmarks
|Balfour Beatty dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Nov 04 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 06 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||41 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||73 days|
Does BBY pay a reliable dividends?See BBY dividend history and benchmarks
Is Balfour Beatty undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BBY (£2.77) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BBY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BBY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.1x) compared to the UK Construction industry average (20.8x).
PE vs Market: BBY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.1x) compared to the UK market (23.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BBY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BBY's PB Ratio (1.3x) is in line with the GB Construction industry average.
How is Balfour Beatty forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BBY's forecast earnings growth (26.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BBY's earnings (26.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BBY's revenue (0.05% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BBY's revenue (0.05% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BBY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.8%).
How has Balfour Beatty performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BBY has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BBY's current net profit margins (0.8%) are lower than last year (1.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BBY has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 13.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BBY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BBY had negative earnings growth (-38%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-30.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BBY's Return on Equity (4.7%) is considered low.
How is Balfour Beatty's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BBY's short term assets (£2.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: BBY's short term assets (£2.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BBY's debt to equity ratio (42%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BBY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 142.6% to 42% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BBY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.1%).
Interest Coverage: BBY earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Balfour Beatty current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BBY's dividend (0.54%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).
High Dividend: BBY's dividend (0.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BBY is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: BBY is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BBY is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BBY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Leo Quinn (64 yo)
Mr. Leo M. Quinn, MSc, BSc (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty plc since January 1, 2015. Mr. Quinn served as the Chief Executive Officer of QinetiQ Group Plc from November 16, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Leo's total compensation ($USD2.94M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Leo's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BBY's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BBY's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BBY 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.
Balfour Beatty plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Balfour Beatty plc
- Ticker: BBY
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1909
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£1.768b
- Shares outstanding: 638.65m
- Website: https://www.balfourbeatty.com
Number of Employees
- Balfour Beatty plc
- 5 Churchill Place
- Canary Wharf
- Greater London
- E14 5HU
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/22 21:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/22 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.