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DATA

GlobalData AIM:DATA Stock Report

Last Price

UK£12.60

Market Cap

UK£1.4b

7D

-1.2%

1Y

-18.7%

Updated

13 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
DATA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends1/6

DATA Stock Overview

GlobalData Plc provides business information in the form of proprietary data, analytics, and insights in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific.

GlobalData Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for GlobalData
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£12.60
52 Week HighUK£16.00
52 Week LowUK£9.00
Beta0.65
1 Month Change26.51%
3 Month Change1.61%
1 Year Change-18.71%
3 Year Change52.73%
5 Year Change124.00%
Change since IPO1,311.20%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 04
GlobalData's (LON:DATA) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

GlobalData's (LON:DATA) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

The board of GlobalData Plc ( LON:DATA ) has announced that the dividend on 7th of October will be increased to £0.077...

Jul 19
GlobalData (LON:DATA) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

GlobalData (LON:DATA) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

It's common for many investors, especially those who are inexperienced, to buy shares in companies with a good story...

Shareholder Returns

DATAGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D-1.2%0.8%0.7%
1Y-18.7%-2.6%-7.8%

Return vs Industry: DATA underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DATA underperformed the UK Market which returned -7.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DATA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DATA volatility
DATA Average Weekly Movement5.2%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: DATA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DATA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20003,624Mike Dansonhttps://www.globaldata.com

GlobalData Plc provides business information in the form of proprietary data, analytics, and insights in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers performance advertising services. It serves aerospace, defense, and security; apparel; automotive; banking and payments; construction; consumer; foodservices; healthcare; insurance; medical devices; mining; oil and gas; packaging; pharmaceutical; power; retail; technology; travel and tourism; and sport industries, as well as public sectors.

GlobalData Fundamentals Summary

How do GlobalData's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DATA fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£1.42b
Earnings (TTM)UK£24.30m
Revenue (TTM)UK£210.10m

58.3x

P/E Ratio

6.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DATA income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£210.10m
Cost of RevenueUK£166.10m
Gross ProfitUK£44.00m
Other ExpensesUK£19.70m
EarningsUK£24.30m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.22
Gross Margin20.94%
Net Profit Margin11.57%
Debt/Equity Ratio277.5%

How did DATA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.7%

Current Dividend Yield

96%

Payout Ratio

Does DATA pay a reliable dividends?

See DATA dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy DATA by to receive an upcoming dividend?
GlobalData dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateSep 08 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 07 2022
Days until Ex dividend25 days
Days until Dividend pay date54 days

Does DATA pay a reliable dividends?

See DATA dividend history and benchmarks
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is DATA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DATA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DATA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue7.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA31.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does DATA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

DATA PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for DATA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average36x
RWS RWS Holdings
26.8x12.3%UK£1.4b
AFM Alpha Financial Markets Consulting
60.3x26.0%UK£513.6m
ELIX Elixirr International
33.9x14.5%UK£344.1m
ITRK Intertek Group
23.1x8.9%UK£6.8b
DATA GlobalData
58.3xn/aUK£1.4b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: DATA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (58.3x) compared to the peer average (36x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DATA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Professional Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: DATA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (58.3x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (17.7x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is DATA's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

DATA PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio58.3x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DATA's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of DATA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: DATA (£12.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£13.97)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DATA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


7.7%

Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DATA's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DATA's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if DATA's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DATA's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DATA's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DATA's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (47.6%).


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Past Performance

How has GlobalData performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


61.6%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DATA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DATA's current net profit margins (11.6%) are lower than last year (15.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DATA's earnings have grown significantly by 61.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DATA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: DATA had negative earnings growth (-13.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (49.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst DATA's Return on Equity (29.07%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is GlobalData's financial position?

Financial Health Score

2/6

Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DATA's short term assets (£96.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£157.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: DATA's short term assets (£96.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£259.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DATA's net debt to equity ratio (227.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DATA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 43.6% to 277.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DATA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.2%).

Interest Coverage: DATA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

1/6

Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


1.66%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 13 2022Ex Dividend DateSep 08 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 07 202229 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 25 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DATA's dividend (1.66%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.8%).

High Dividend: DATA's dividend (1.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.11%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, DATA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: DATA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (96%), DATA's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (38.1%), DATA's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

5.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Mike Danson (58 yo)

6.58yrs

Tenure

Mr. Michael Thomas Danson, also known as Mike, is an Investment Partner at PROFounders Capital. Mr. Danson is the Owner of Progressive Capital Limited. He was with Strategic Planning Associates, where he w...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Mike's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the UK market.

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: DATA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

GlobalData Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GlobalData Plc
  • Ticker: DATA
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£1.416b
  • Shares outstanding: 112.40m
  • Website: https://www.globaldata.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • GlobalData Plc
  • John Carpenter House
  • John Carpenter Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4Y 0AN
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/13 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Earnings2022/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.