DCC Stock Overview
DCC plc provides sales, marketing, and support services worldwide.
DCC passed our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£60.94|
|52 Week High||UK£66.84|
|52 Week Low||UK£54.76|
|1 Month Change||0.36%|
|3 Month Change||-2.37%|
|1 Year Change||6.32%|
|3 Year Change||-4.18%|
|5 Year Change||-4.71%|
|Change since IPO||2,357.26%|
Recent News & Updates
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|DCC||GB Industrials||GB Market|
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.
|DCC Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Industrials Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
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
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
|DCC fundamental statistics|
Is DCC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DCC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£13.07b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
May 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.03|
|Net Profit Margin||1.99%|
How did DCC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is DCC 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: 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).
How is DCC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
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%).
How has DCC performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is DCC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Donal Murphy (55 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: DCC's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DCC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
DCC plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- DCC plc
- DCC House
- Leopardstown Road
- Co. Dublin
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/25 21:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/25 00:00|
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