Gattaca plc, a human capital resources company, provides contract and permanent recruitment services in the private and public sectors.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.12|
|52 Week High||UK£0.44|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.88|
|1 Month Change||3.92%|
|3 Month Change||-13.47%|
|1 Year Change||288.99%|
|3 Year Change||62.14%|
|5 Year Change||-38.53%|
|Change since IPO||-38.46%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GATC||GB Professional Services||GB Market|
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.
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
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
|GATC fundamental statistics|
Is GATC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GATC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£404.12m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 04, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.0022|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.015%|
How did GATC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Gattaca undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is Gattaca forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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
How has Gattaca performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
What is Gattaca current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
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.
Experienced Management: GATC's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GATC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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.
Gattaca plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Gattaca plc
- 1450 Parkway
- Solent Business Park
- PO15 7AF
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/22 21:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/22 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.