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Executive Summary

Senior plc designs, manufactures, and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle, and power and energy markets worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Senior's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SNR is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SNR's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.5%

SNR

-1.8%

GB Aerospace & Defense

-0.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-59.6%

SNR

-13.0%

GB Aerospace & Defense

-10.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: SNR underperformed the UK Aerospace & Defense industry which returned -13% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SNR underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SNRIndustryMarket
7 Day4.5%-1.8%-0.4%
30 Day31.7%24.6%13.6%
90 Day39.8%2.6%6.4%
1 Year-59.6%-59.6%-10.1%-13.0%-6.4%-10.0%
3 Year-70.4%-72.1%9.1%-2.1%1.6%-10.9%
5 Year-66.2%-69.9%24.4%4.0%27.5%-1.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Senior's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

49.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SNR (£0.73) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.45)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SNR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Aerospace & Defense industry average.

PE vs Market: SNR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SNR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SNR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Aerospace & Defense industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Senior forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

95.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SNR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: SNR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: SNR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SNR's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SNR's revenue (4.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SNR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Senior performed over the past 5 years?

-24.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SNR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SNR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SNR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SNR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SNR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Aerospace & Defense industry (-6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SNR has a negative Return on Equity (-22.11%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Senior's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SNR's short term assets (£370.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£230.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: SNR's short term assets (£370.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£315.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SNR's debt to equity ratio (50.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SNR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.7% to 50.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SNR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (37.5%).

Interest Coverage: SNR is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.47%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SNR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SNR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SNR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SNR's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SNR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SNR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

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

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

David Squires (56 yo)

5.42yrs

Tenure

UK£1,241,000

Compensation

Mr. David Squires has been the Group Chief Executive of Senior plc since June 1, 2015 and its Executive Director since May 1, 2015. Mr. Squires started his career in the oil industry working for Shell; how...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD1.65M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD885.69K).

Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Squires
Group Chief Executive & Executive Director5.42yrsUK£1.24m0.095%
£ 287.9k
Bindi Foyle
Group Finance Director & Executive Director3.5yrsUK£813.00k0.031%
£ 94.4k
Jennifer Ramsey
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Michelle Yorke
Director of Risk & Compliance2.17yrsno datano data
Jane Johnston
Group Human Resource Director4.5yrsno datano data
Michael Sheppard
Chief Executive of Flexonics Divisionno datano data0.034%
£ 102.9k
Andrew Bodenham
Group Company Secretary18.83yrsno data0.093%
£ 280.3k
Launie Fleming
Chief Executive of Aerospace Division12.17yrsno data0.016%
£ 47.0k

5.0yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SNR's management team is considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Squires
Group Chief Executive & Executive Director5.42yrsUK£1.24m0.095%
£ 287.9k
Bindi Foyle
Group Finance Director & Executive Director3.5yrsUK£813.00k0.031%
£ 94.4k
Celia Baxter
Senior Independent Non-executive Director1.58yrsUK£68.00k0.0076%
£ 23.1k
Giles F. Kerr
Independent Non-Executive Director7.17yrsUK£61.00k0.0024%
£ 7.3k
Ian King
Independent Chairman2.58yrsUK£186.00k0.10%
£ 302.4k
Susan Brennan
Independent Non-Executive Director4.83yrsUK£52.00k0.0014%
£ 4.3k
Rajiv Sharma
Independent Non-Executive Director1.83yrsUK£52.00kno data

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SNR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SNR 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

Senior plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Senior plc
  • Ticker: SNR
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1933
  • Industry: Aerospace and Defense
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: UK£302.327m
  • Shares outstanding: 414.15m
  • Website: https://www.seniorplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Senior plc
  • 59/61 High Street
  • Rickmansworth
  • Hertfordshire
  • WD3 1RH
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SNRLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
SNIR.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
SNRLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

Senior plc designs, manufactures, and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle, and power and energy markets wor...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/28 19:19
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.