GlobalData Plc provides business information in the form of proprietary data, analytics, and insights in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. More Details
Solid track record with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has GlobalData's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DATA is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DATA's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Professional Services
1 Year Return
GB Professional Services
Return vs Industry: DATA exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 10.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DATA underperformed the UK Market which returned 25.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GlobalData's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is GlobalData undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DATA (£15.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£9.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DATA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DATA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (80.5x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (38.7x).
PE vs Market: DATA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (80.5x) compared to the UK market (25.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DATA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DATA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (3x).
How is GlobalData forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DATA's forecast earnings growth (17.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: DATA's earnings (17.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DATA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DATA's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DATA's revenue (6% 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 high in 3 years time (34.6%)
How has GlobalData performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DATA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DATA's current net profit margins (12.7%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DATA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46% per year.
Accelerating Growth: DATA's earnings growth over the past year (486.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (46% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DATA earnings growth over the past year (486.3%) exceeded the Professional Services industry -10.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DATA's Return on Equity (16.4%) is considered low.
How is GlobalData's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DATA's short term assets (£65.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£111.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: DATA's short term assets (£65.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£108.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DATA's debt to equity ratio (55%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DATA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 133.7% to 55% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DATA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.3%).
Interest Coverage: DATA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.8x coverage).
What is GlobalData current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DATA's dividend (1.09%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).
High Dividend: DATA's dividend (1.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%).
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 5 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (87.4%), DATA's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DATA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mike Danson (56 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: Mike's total compensation ($USD48.58K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: DATA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 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: 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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GlobalData Plc
- Ticker: DATA
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£1.846b
- Shares outstanding: 117.98m
- Website: https://www.globaldata.com
Number of Employees
- GlobalData Plc
- John Carpenter House
- John Carpenter Street
- Greater London
- EC4Y 0AN
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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