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GATC

Gattaca AIM:GATC Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.60

Market Cap

UK£19.5m

7D

-3.2%

1Y

-75.9%

Updated

24 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
GATC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends1/6

GATC Stock Overview

Gattaca plc, a human capital resources company, provides contract and permanent recruitment services in the private and public sectors.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Gattaca
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.60
52 Week HighUK£2.74
52 Week LowUK£0.60
Beta2.7
1 Month Change-4.72%
3 Month Change-22.93%
1 Year Change-75.90%
3 Year Change-56.08%
5 Year Change-80.64%
Change since IPO-82.44%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 07
Gattaca (LON:GATC) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Gattaca (LON:GATC) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

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Jan 26
Here's Why I Think Gattaca (LON:GATC) Is An Interesting Stock

Here's Why I Think Gattaca (LON:GATC) Is An Interesting Stock

For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

Shareholder Returns

GATCGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D-3.2%4.6%2.3%
1Y-75.9%-5.0%-8.6%

Return vs Industry: GATC underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned -8.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GATC underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GATC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GATC volatility
GATC Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: GATC is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GATC's weekly volatility has decreased from 9% to 4% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1984540Matt Wragghttps://www.gattacaplc.com

Gattaca plc, a human capital resources company, provides contract and permanent recruitment services in the private and public sectors. The company operates through three segments: UK Engineering, UK Technology, and International. It offers flexible, permanent, and total workforce solutions; professional, engineering, and technology support solutions; and statement of work solutions, as well as talent mapping and insights, rate/salary benchmarking, diversity consultancy, talent attraction and employer branding, recruitment process analysis, recruitment technology, workforce compliance, workforce planning, and assessment and selection solutions.

Gattaca Fundamentals Summary

How do Gattaca's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GATC fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£19.54m
Earnings (TTM)-UK£416.00k
Revenue (TTM)UK£413.13m

0.0x

P/S Ratio

-47.0x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GATC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£413.13m
Cost of RevenueUK£369.96m
Gross ProfitUK£43.16m
Other ExpensesUK£43.58m
Earnings-UK£416.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Nov 03, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.013
Gross Margin10.45%
Net Profit Margin-0.10%
Debt/Equity Ratio28.4%

How did GATC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.5%

Current Dividend Yield

-116%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

GATC 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/Revenue0.05x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA5.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does GATC's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

GATC PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for GATC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.2x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: GATC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the peer average (0.2x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does GATC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.K. Professional Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: GATC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (1x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

GATC PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.05x
Fair PS Ratio0.3x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: GATC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.3x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: GATC (£0.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£6.58)

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GATC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


9.1%

Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: GATC's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GATC's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GATC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Gattaca performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


11.9%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GATC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GATC is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GATC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 11.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GATC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (46.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GATC has a negative Return on Equity (-1.33%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Gattaca's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GATC's short term assets (£78.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£53.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: GATC's short term assets (£78.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£4.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GATC has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: GATC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 42.9% to 28.4% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GATC has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if GATC has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

2/6

Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.48%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GATC's dividend (2.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.92%).

High Dividend: GATC's dividend (2.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.23%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: GATC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: GATC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: GATC is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.


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Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Matt Wragg (42 yo)

0.17

Tenure

Mr. Matthew Howard Wragg, also known as Matt, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Gattaca plc since April 1, 2022 and has been its Director since April 2022. He is also Chief Customer Officer of Gattaca p...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GATC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: GATC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Gattaca plc
  • Ticker: GATC
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£19.536m
  • Shares outstanding: 32.29m
  • Website: https://www.gattacaplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gattaca plc
  • 1450 Parkway
  • Solent Business Park
  • Fareham
  • Hampshire
  • PO15 7AF
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2022/01/31
Annual Earnings2021/07/31


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.