BNZL Stock Overview
Bunzl plc operates as a distribution and services company in the North America, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£28.68|
|52 Week High||UK£28.98|
|52 Week Low||UK£21.22|
|1 Month Change||6.14%|
|3 Month Change||8.06%|
|1 Year Change||21.53%|
|3 Year Change||18.27%|
|5 Year Change||41.56%|
|Change since IPO||1,965.44%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BNZL||GB Trade Distributors||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BNZL underperformed the UK Trade Distributors industry which returned 48% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BNZL exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
|BNZL Average Weekly Movement||2.5%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||4.1%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: BNZL is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BNZL's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1854||19,853||Frank van Zanten||https://www.bunzl.com|
Bunzl plc operates as a distribution and services company in the North America, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company offers food packaging, films, labels, counter-service packaging, foodservice disposables, take-out food packaging, first aid products, point of purchase displays, stationery, bags, and cleaning and hygiene supplies to grocery stores, supermarkets, retail chains, convenience stores, food wholesalers, ethnic grocers, and organic food outlets. It also provides food packaging, napkins, disposable tableware, food service disposables, guest amenities, light and heavy catering equipment, cleaning and hygiene products, and safety items to hotels, restaurants, caterers, the leisure sector, and food processors and packers; and footwear, gloves, safety helmets, workwear, harness equipment, tools, safety signs, traffic management, and ancillary site equipment, as well as ear, eye, respiratory, and face protection products to customers in the industrial and construction markets.
Bunzl Fundamentals Summary
|BNZL fundamental statistics|
Is BNZL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BNZL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£7.52b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.36|
|Net Profit Margin||4.50%|
How did BNZL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Bunzl 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: BNZL (£28.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£33.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BNZL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BNZL is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the UK Trade Distributors industry average (24.1x).
PE vs Market: BNZL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.1x) compared to the UK market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BNZL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BNZL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the GB Trade Distributors industry average (2x).
How is Bunzl forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BNZL's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BNZL's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BNZL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BNZL's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BNZL's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BNZL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.4%).
How has Bunzl performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BNZL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BNZL's current net profit margins (4.5%) are higher than last year (3.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BNZL's earnings have grown by 11.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BNZL's earnings growth over the past year (20%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BNZL earnings growth over the past year (20%) underperformed the Trade Distributors industry 44.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst BNZL's Return on Equity (23.65%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Bunzl's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BNZL's short term assets (£3.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: BNZL's short term assets (£3.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BNZL's net debt to equity ratio (62.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BNZL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 125.7% to 109.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BNZL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.4%).
Interest Coverage: BNZL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.3x coverage).
What is Bunzl current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BNZL's dividend (1.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: BNZL's dividend (1.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BNZL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BNZL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), BNZL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BNZL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Frank van Zanten (54 yo)
Mr. Frank van Zanten, MBA, is a Member of Supervisory Board at Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. since April 8, 2020. He has been Chief Executive Officer at Bunzl plc since April 20, 2016. Mr. van Zanten ser...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Frank's total compensation ($USD4.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.65M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Frank's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BNZL's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BNZL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BNZL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bunzl plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bunzl plc
- Ticker: BNZL
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1854
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: UK£9.590b
- Shares outstanding: 334.37m
- Website: https://www.bunzl.com
Number of Employees
- Bunzl plc
- York House
- 45 Seymour Street
- Greater London
- W1H 7JT
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 21:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 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.