INSE Stock Overview
Inspired Plc provides energy consultancy services to corporate business energy users in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.11|
|52 Week High||UK£0.20|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.11|
|1 Month Change||-5.86%|
|3 Month Change||-18.77%|
|1 Year Change||-37.50%|
|3 Year Change||-26.23%|
|5 Year Change||-41.56%|
|Change since IPO||181.25%|
Recent News & Updates
|INSE||GB Commercial Services||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: INSE underperformed the UK Commercial Services industry which returned -6.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: INSE underperformed the UK Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.
|INSE Average Weekly Movement||2.8%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: INSE is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: INSE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Inspired Plc provides energy consultancy services to corporate business energy users in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company operates through three segments: Inspired Energy Solutions, Inspired ESG Solutions, and Inspired Software Solutions. Its energy solutions include energy assurance and energy optimization services.
Inspired Fundamentals Summary
|INSE fundamental statistics|
Is INSE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|INSE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£22.36m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0029|
|Net Profit Margin||3.70%|
How did INSE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does INSE pay a reliable dividends?See INSE dividend history and benchmarks
|Inspired dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 13 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 08 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||8 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||64 days|
Does INSE pay a reliable dividends?See INSE dividend history and benchmarks
Is INSE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for INSE?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is INSE's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does INSE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|INSE PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: INSE is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (39.2x) compared to the peer average (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does INSE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Commercial Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: INSE is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (39.2x) compared to the European Commercial Services industry average (13.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is INSE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||39.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||41.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: INSE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (39.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of INSE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: INSE (£0.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: INSE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Inspired forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: INSE's forecast earnings growth (44.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: INSE's earnings (44.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: INSE's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: INSE's revenue (12% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: INSE's revenue (12% 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 INSE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Inspired performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: INSE has a large one-off loss of £4.6M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: INSE became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: INSE's earnings have declined by 33% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: INSE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: INSE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (79.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: INSE's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.
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How is Inspired's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: INSE's short term assets (£47.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£24.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: INSE's short term assets (£47.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£54.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: INSE's net debt to equity ratio (61.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: INSE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 84.2% to 70.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: INSE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.6%).
Interest Coverage: INSE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.6x coverage).
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What is Inspired current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Inspired Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||5.9%|
|Industry Average (Commercial Services)||1.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Inspired)||3.4%|
Notable Dividend: INSE's dividend (2.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.08%).
High Dividend: INSE's dividend (2.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (6.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: INSE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: INSE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (90.5%), INSE's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (50.4%), INSE's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Dickinson (49 yo)
Mr. Mark Dickinson, MSc. Finance (LBS), has been the Chief Executive Officer of Inspired Energy plc since October 11, 2017. Mr. Dickinson served as the Chief Operating Officer of Inspired Energy plc since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Mark Dickinson's Compensation vs Inspired Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||UK£551k||UK£275k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||UK£278k||UK£275k|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||UK£523k||UK£269k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||UK£408k||UK£327k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||UK£350k||UK£74k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||UK£11k||n/a|
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD630.20K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD339.71K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: INSE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: INSE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||29,115,000||3.0%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Inspired Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Inspired Plc
- Ticker: INSE
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: UK£109.681m
- Shares outstanding: 974.94m
- Website: https://inspiredplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Inspired Plc
- 29 Progress Business Park
- Orders Lane
- PR4 2TZ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|INSE||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Nov 2011|
|7PK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Nov 2011|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/04 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/04 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.