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DCC

DCCLSE:DCC Stock Report

Last Price

UK£60.94

Market Cap

UK£6.0b

7D

-6.0%

1Y

6.3%

Updated

25 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
DCC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

DCC Stock Overview

DCC plc provides sales, marketing, and support services worldwide.

DCC Competitors

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for DCC
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£60.94
52 Week HighUK£66.84
52 Week LowUK£54.76
Beta0.83
1 Month Change0.36%
3 Month Change-2.37%
1 Year Change6.32%
3 Year Change-4.18%
5 Year Change-4.71%
Change since IPO2,357.26%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 16
The Returns At DCC (LON:DCC) Aren't Growing

The Returns At DCC (LON:DCC) Aren't Growing

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. One common approach is to try and...

Dec 21
DCC (LON:DCC) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

DCC (LON:DCC) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' So it might be obvious that you need to...

Dec 11
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out DCC (LON:DCC) Before It's Too Late

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out DCC (LON:DCC) Before It's Too Late

It's only natural that many investors, especially those who are new to the game, prefer to buy shares in 'sexy' stocks...

Nov 11
DCC (LON:DCC) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.56

DCC (LON:DCC) Is Increasing Its Dividend To UK£0.56

DCC plc ( LON:DCC ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 10th of December to UK£0.56, which...

Oct 19
At UK£59.58, Is It Time To Put DCC plc (LON:DCC) On Your Watch List?

At UK£59.58, Is It Time To Put DCC plc (LON:DCC) On Your Watch List?

While DCC plc ( LON:DCC ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it maintained its current share price...

Shareholder Returns

DCCGB IndustrialsGB Market
7D-6.0%-4.2%-3.0%
1Y6.3%8.9%2.8%

Return vs Industry: DCC underperformed the UK Industrials industry which returned 10% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DCC exceeded the UK Market which returned 5.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DCC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DCC volatility
DCC Average Weekly Movement4.1%
Industrials Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: DCC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DCC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
197613,689Donal Murphyhttps://www.dcc.ie

DCC plc provides sales, marketing, and support services worldwide. The company’s DCC LPG segment sells and markets liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), refrigerants, and natural gas. This segment serves approximately 0.9 million customers.

DCC Fundamentals Summary

How do DCC's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DCC fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£6.01b
Earnings (TTM)UK£298.51m
Revenue (TTM)UK£15.00b

20.1x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DCC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£15.00b
Cost of RevenueUK£13.07b
Gross ProfitUK£1.93b
ExpensesUK£1.63b
EarningsUK£298.51m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 17, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)3.03
Gross Margin12.84%
Net Profit Margin1.99%
Debt/Equity Ratio63.2%

How did DCC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.7%

Current Dividend Yield

54%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

29.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DCC (£60.94) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£86.79)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DCC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DCC's PE Ratio (20.1x) is in line with the European Industrials industry average.

PE vs Market: DCC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.1x) compared to the UK market (18x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: DCC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DCC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the XE Industrials industry average (1.3x).


Future Growth

How is DCC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

9.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DCC's forecast earnings growth (9.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: DCC's earnings (9.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.1% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: DCC's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DCC's revenue (3.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DCC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.9%).


Past Performance

How has DCC performed over the past 5 years?

8.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DCC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DCC's current net profit margins (2%) are lower than last year (2.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DCC's earnings have grown by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DCC's earnings growth over the past year (4.2%) is below its 5-year average (8.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DCC earnings growth over the past year (4.2%) underperformed the Industrials industry 59.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: DCC's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is DCC's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DCC's short term assets (£4.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: DCC's short term assets (£4.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DCC's net debt to equity ratio (11.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: DCC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 111.3% to 63.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DCC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34%).

Interest Coverage: DCC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is DCC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.69%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DCC's dividend (2.69%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).

High Dividend: DCC's dividend (2.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.24%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: DCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: DCC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.1%), DCC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: DCC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.2% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Donal Murphy (55 yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

UK£3,177,855

Compensation

Mr. Donal Murphy, B.Comm, BFS, MBA has been the Chief Executive Officer of DCC plc since July 14, 2017. Mr. Murphy served as Managing Director of Energy & Environmental Services Divisions at DCC plc since...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Donal's total compensation ($USD4.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.33M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Donal's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DCC's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: DCC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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: DCC 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

DCC plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: DCC plc
  • Ticker: DCC
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£6.010b
  • Shares outstanding: 98.62m
  • Website: https://www.dcc.ie

Number of Employees


Location

  • DCC plc
  • DCC House
  • Leopardstown Road
  • Dublin
  • Co. Dublin
  • 18
  • Ireland

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/25 21:36
End of Day Share Price2022/01/25 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2021/03/31


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.