Grafenia Plc, together with its subsidiaries, licenses brands, software, and technology for the graphic arts industry in the United Kingdom and internationally. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Grafenia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GRA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GRA's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 4% over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Commercial Services
1 Year Return
GB Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: GRA underperformed the UK Commercial Services industry which returned 24.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GRA underperformed the UK Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Grafenia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Grafenia 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: Insufficient data to calculate GRA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GRA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GRA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Commercial Services industry average.
PE vs Market: GRA 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 GRA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GRA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average (2.4x).
How is Grafenia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Grafenia 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.
How has Grafenia performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GRA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GRA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GRA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 51.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GRA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GRA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-4.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GRA has a negative Return on Equity (-68.02%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Grafenia's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GRA's short term assets (£6.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: GRA's short term assets (£6.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£6.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GRA's debt to equity ratio (62.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GRA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.6% to 62.3% over the past 5 years.
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: GRA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: GRA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 34.2% each year
What is Grafenia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GRA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GRA'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 GRA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GRA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GRA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GRA'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
Peter Gunning (44 yo)
Mr. Peter R. Gunning, MA serves as Chief Executive Officer of Grafenia Plc and also serves as its Chief Technology Officer. He served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Grafenia Plc (formerly Printing.co...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD263.14K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD340.30K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GRA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GRA's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Grafenia Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Grafenia Plc
- Ticker: GRA
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Commercial Printing
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£6.726m
- Shares outstanding: 114.49m
- Website: https://www.grafenia.com
Number of Employees
- Grafenia Plc
- Third Avenue
- The Village
- Greater Manchester
- M17 1FG
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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