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VSVS

VesuviusLSE:VSVS Stock Report

Last Price

UK£4.90

Market Cap

UK£1.3b

7D

1.7%

1Y

-7.4%

Updated

20 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
VSVS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

VSVS Stock Overview

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally to steel and foundry industries worldwide.

Vesuvius Competitors

Weir Group

LSE:WEIR

UK£4.7b

IMI

LSE:IMI

UK£4.4b

Rotork

LSE:ROR

UK£3.0b

Renold

AIM:RNO

UK£68.4m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vesuvius
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£4.90
52 Week HighUK£5.95
52 Week LowUK£4.09
Beta1.52
1 Month Change12.59%
3 Month Change2.98%
1 Year Change-7.37%
3 Year Change-10.67%
5 Year Change4.95%
Change since IPO-95.38%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 15
Returns On Capital At Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Have Hit The Brakes

Returns On Capital At Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Have Hit The Brakes

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Nov 03
Are Investors Undervaluing Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) By 49%?

Are Investors Undervaluing Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) By 49%?

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Vesuvius plc ( LON:VSVS ) by taking the expected...

Oct 17
Is Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) Using Too Much Debt?

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Oct 01
Is Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) Potentially Undervalued?

Is Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) Potentially Undervalued?

Vesuvius plc ( LON:VSVS ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price movement during...

Shareholder Returns

VSVSGB MachineryGB Market
7D1.7%-1.6%-0.5%
1Y-7.4%9.1%8.7%

Return vs Industry: VSVS underperformed the UK Machinery industry which returned 9.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VSVS underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VSVS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VSVS volatility
VSVS Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Machinery Industry Average Movement4.3%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

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

Volatility Over Time: VSVS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
191610,354Patrick Georges Andréhttps://www.vesuvius.com

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions principally to steel and foundry industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Steel and Foundry. The company offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, coatings, feeding systems, filtration and gating systems, melt shop refractories, metallurgical and pouring control systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for the iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

Vesuvius Fundamentals Summary

How do Vesuvius's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VSVS fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£1.32b
Earnings (TTM)UK£61.70m
Revenue (TTM)UK£1.55b

21.5x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VSVS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£1.55b
Cost of RevenueUK£1.14b
Gross ProfitUK£403.80m
ExpensesUK£342.10m
EarningsUK£61.70m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Mar 03, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.23
Gross Margin26.11%
Net Profit Margin3.99%
Debt/Equity Ratio27.7%

How did VSVS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.2%

Current Dividend Yield

90%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VSVS (£4.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£9.96)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VSVS is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the UK Machinery industry average (25.8x).

PE vs Market: VSVS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VSVS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VSVS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB Machinery industry average (2.5x).


Future Growth

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

21.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VSVS's forecast earnings growth (21.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: VSVS's earnings (21.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VSVS's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VSVS's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VSVS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.9%).


Past Performance

How has Vesuvius performed over the past 5 years?

3.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VSVS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VSVS's current net profit margins (4%) are higher than last year (3.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VSVS's earnings have grown by 3.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VSVS's earnings growth over the past year (22.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VSVS earnings growth over the past year (22.2%) exceeded the Machinery industry 19.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: VSVS's Return on Equity (6%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Vesuvius's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VSVS's short term assets (£811.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£437.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: VSVS's short term assets (£811.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£483.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VSVS's net debt to equity ratio (13.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: VSVS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.4% to 27.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VSVS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.8%).

Interest Coverage: VSVS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Vesuvius's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.18%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VSVS's dividend (4.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).

High Dividend: VSVS's dividend (4.18%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.04%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VSVS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (89.8%), VSVS's payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: VSVS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.6% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Patrick Georges André (57 yo)

4.33yrs

Tenure

UK£936,000

Compensation

Mr. Patrick Georges Felix Andre has been the Chief Executive of Vesuvius Group SA since September 1, 2017. Mr. Andre has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Vesuvius plc (Vesuvius Group) since...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Patrick Georges's total compensation ($USD1.28M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.56M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick Georges's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VSVS's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: VSVS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Vesuvius plc
  • Ticker: VSVS
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1916
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£1.324b
  • Shares outstanding: 270.12m
  • Website: https://www.vesuvius.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Vesuvius plc
  • 165 Fleet Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4A 2AE
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/20 21:12
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.