AIM:FIH

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Executive Summary

FIH group plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in retailing, property, insurance, hotels, shipping, and fishing agency businesses in the Falkland Islands and the United Kingdom. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FIH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FIH's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

FIH

2.7%

GB Commercial Services

2.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-24.9%

FIH

-7.7%

GB Commercial Services

-5.6%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: FIH underperformed the UK Commercial Services industry which returned -7.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FIH underperformed the UK Market which returned -5.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FIHIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.7%2.2%
30 Day6.8%8.0%12.1%
90 Day-11.3%10.3%10.9%
1 Year-24.5%-24.9%-4.5%-7.7%-1.8%-5.6%
3 Year-16.8%-19.7%4.2%-6.9%4.8%-7.9%
5 Year10.0%4.7%27.1%2.2%35.9%5.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

0.76x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FIH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FIH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FIH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Commercial Services industry average.

PE vs Market: FIH 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 FIH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FIH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is FIH group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.8%

Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as FIH group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has FIH group performed over the past 5 years?

-41.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FIH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: FIH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FIH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: FIH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-10%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FIH has a negative Return on Equity (-15.24%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is FIH group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FIH's short term assets (£25.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£8.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: FIH's short term assets (£25.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£32.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FIH's debt to equity ratio (54.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FIH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.2% to 54.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FIH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.4%).

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is FIH group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FIH'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 FIH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FIH'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?

3.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

John Foster (62 yo)

15.5yrs

Tenure

UK£224,000

Compensation

Mr. John L. Foster has been the Chief Executive Officer of FIH group plc since June 10, 2005. Mr. Foster served as a Finance Director of Macro 4 PLC from May 3, 2000 to 13 May 2003. He served as Finance an...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD301.76K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD340.62K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Foster
CEO & Director15.5yrsUK£224.00k0.90%
£ 263.3k
Jeremy Brade
Independent Non-Executive Director11.25yrsUK£30.00k0.12%
£ 35.3k
Robert Johnston
Independent Non-Executive Director3.5yrsUK£30.00k0.41%
£ 120.6k
Dominic Lavelle
Independent Non-Executive Director1yrUK£10.00kno data
Robin George Williams
Independent Non-Executive Chairman3.25yrsUK£60.00k0.045%
£ 13.2k

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: FIH'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: 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: FIH group plc
  • Ticker: FIH
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1851
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: UK£29.410m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.51m
  • Website: https://www.fihplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • FIH group plc
  • Kenburgh Court
  • 133-137 South Street
  • Bishop's Stortford
  • Hertfordshire
  • CM23 3HX
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FIHAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1998
FLKD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1998

Biography

FIH group plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in retailing, property, insurance, hotels, shipping, and fishing agency businesses in the Falkland Islands and the United Kingdom. The company retails food,...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 20:20
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.