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.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£12.60|
|52 Week High||UK£16.00|
|52 Week Low||UK£9.00|
|1 Month Change||26.51%|
|3 Month Change||1.61%|
|1 Year Change||-18.71%|
|3 Year Change||52.73%|
|5 Year Change||124.00%|
|Change since IPO||1,311.20%|
Recent News & Updates
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...
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...
|DATA||GB Professional Services||GB Market|
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.
|DATA Average Weekly Movement||5.2%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||4.2%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.7%|
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
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
|DATA fundamental statistics|
Is DATA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DATA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£166.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.22|
|Net Profit Margin||11.57%|
How did DATA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Does DATA pay a reliable dividends?See DATA dividend history and benchmarks
|GlobalData dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Sep 08 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 07 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||25 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||54 days|
Does DATA pay a reliable dividends?See DATA dividend history and benchmarks
Is DATA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is DATA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does DATA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|DATA PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
RWS RWS Holdings
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ITRK Intertek Group
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.
|Current PE Ratio||58.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/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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How is GlobalData forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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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How has GlobalData performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is GlobalData's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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).
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What is GlobalData current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mike Danson (58 yo)
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.
Experienced Board: DATA's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GlobalData Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- GlobalData Plc
- John Carpenter House
- John Carpenter Street
- Greater London
- EC4Y 0AN
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
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.