BBY Stock Overview
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£2.60|
|52 Week High||UK£3.22|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.08|
|1 Month Change||4.75%|
|3 Month Change||9.61%|
|1 Year Change||-16.13%|
|3 Year Change||11.30%|
|5 Year Change||-8.35%|
|Change since IPO||-14.19%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY) Potentially Undervalued?
Balfour Beatty plc ( LON:BBY ), is not the largest company out there, but it led the LSE gainers with a relatively...
Balfour Beatty's (LON:BBY) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year
Balfour Beatty plc ( LON:BBY ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 6th of July to UK£0.06...
Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.06
Balfour Beatty plc ( LON:BBY ) will increase its dividend on the 6th of July to UK£0.06. This takes the annual payment...
|BBY||GB Construction||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BBY underperformed the UK Construction industry which returned -13.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BBY underperformed the UK Market which returned -2.8% over the past year.
|BBY Average Weekly Movement||4.2%|
|Construction Industry Average Movement||4.5%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: BBY is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BBY's weekly volatility (4%) 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£6.95b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.22|
|Net Profit Margin||1.95%|
How did BBY perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.5%Current Dividend Yield
Does BBY pay a reliable dividends?See BBY dividend history and benchmarks
|Balfour Beatty dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 26 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 06 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||39 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?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BBY (£2.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£4.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BBY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BBY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the UK Construction industry average (14x).
PE vs Market: BBY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BBY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BBY's Price-To-Book Ratio (1.2x) 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?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BBY's forecast earnings growth (7.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BBY's earnings (7.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (11.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BBY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BBY's revenue (0.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BBY's revenue (0.1% 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 (11.9%).
How has Balfour Beatty performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BBY has a large one-off gain of £41.0M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BBY's current net profit margins (1.9%) are higher than last year (0.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BBY's earnings have grown by 0.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BBY's earnings growth over the past year (366.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BBY earnings growth over the past year (366.7%) exceeded the Construction industry 33%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BBY's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.
How is Balfour Beatty's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BBY's short term assets (£2.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: BBY's short term assets (£2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BBY has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: BBY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 122.9% to 35.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BBY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (72%).
Interest Coverage: BBY's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.3x coverage).
What is Balfour Beatty current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BBY's dividend (3.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).
High Dividend: BBY's dividend (3.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.78%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BBY's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BBY's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.2%), BBY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (17.8%), BBY's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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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 ($USD3.70M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Leo's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BBY's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BBY's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 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
- Implied Market Cap: UK£1.624b
- Shares outstanding: 624.44m
- 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||2022/05/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/26 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.