GATC

GattacaAIM:GATC Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£68.5m

7D

2.4%

1Y

289.0%

Updated

22 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
GATC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

GATC Overview

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

Gattaca Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Gattaca
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£2.12
52 Week HighUK£0.44
52 Week LowUK£2.88
Beta2.61
1 Month Change3.92%
3 Month Change-13.47%
1 Year Change288.99%
3 Year Change62.14%
5 Year Change-38.53%
Change since IPO-38.46%

Recent News & Updates

May 24
Health Check: How Prudently Does Gattaca (LON:GATC) Use Debt?

Health Check: How Prudently Does Gattaca (LON:GATC) Use Debt?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Mar 04
Can Mixed Fundamentals Have A Negative Impact on Gattaca plc (LON:GATC) Current Share Price Momentum?

Can Mixed Fundamentals Have A Negative Impact on Gattaca plc (LON:GATC) Current Share Price Momentum?

Gattaca's (LON:GATC) stock is up by a considerable 44% over the past month. But the company's key financial indicators...

Shareholder Returns

GATCGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D2.4%0.2%-1.2%
1Y289.0%20.8%22.6%

Return vs Industry: GATC exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 20.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GATC exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GATC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GATC volatility
GATC Beta2.61
Industry Beta0.50
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: GATC is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GATC's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1984477Kevin Freeguardhttps://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 outsourced engineering and technology support solutions; and traditional staffing, market insight reporting, packaged campaign, recruitment process outsourcing, and employer branding agency services.

Gattaca Fundamentals Summary

How do Gattaca's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GATC fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£68.46m
Earnings (TTM)-UK£70.00k
Revenue (TTM)UK£447.63m

0.2x

P/S Ratio

-981.5x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GATC income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£447.63m
Cost of RevenueUK£404.12m
Gross ProfitUK£43.52m
ExpensesUK£43.59m
Earnings-UK£70.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Nov 04, 2021

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0022
Gross Margin9.72%
Net Profit Margin-0.015%
Debt/Equity Ratio10.9%

How did GATC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

1.72x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GATC (£2.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.25)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GATC is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GATC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Professional Services industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GATC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (3.2x).


Future Growth

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

8.3%

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 earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GATC's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GATC's revenue (8.3% 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


Past Performance

How has Gattaca performed over the past 5 years?

-32.6%

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, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.6% 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 (5.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GATC has a negative Return on Equity (-0.18%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Gattaca's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GATC's short term assets (£72.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£47.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: GATC's short term assets (£72.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£6.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GATC's debt to equity ratio (10.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GATC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.9% to 10.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GATC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (684.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if GATC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

1.60%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GATC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

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

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kevin Freeguard

2.92yrs

Tenure

UK£320,000

Compensation

Mr. Kevin Freeguard serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Gattaca plc since October 1, 2018. He was Managing Director of UK and Ireland at Verifone Systems Inc. from 2015 to 2018 and...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD437.12K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD326.10K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GATC's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: GATC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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

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
  • Market Cap: UK£68.456m
  • 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 Analysis2021/09/22 21:19
End of Day Share Price2021/09/22 00:00
Earnings2021/01/31
Annual Earnings2020/07/31


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.