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IPEL

Impellam Group AIM:IPEL Stock Report

Last Price

UK£4.53

Market Cap

UK£204.5m

7D

0.2%

1Y

58.9%

Updated

18 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials
IPEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

IPEL Stock Overview

Impellam Group plc provides staffing solutions, human capital management, and outsourced people-related services in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, and Australasia.

Impellam Group Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Impellam Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£4.53
52 Week HighUK£5.25
52 Week LowUK£2.70
Beta0.28
1 Month Change7.35%
3 Month Change-10.30%
1 Year Change58.95%
3 Year Change0.67%
5 Year Change-42.59%
Change since IPO417.71%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 23
Does Impellam Group (LON:IPEL) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

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Sep 16
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Be Wary Of Impellam Group (LON:IPEL) And Its Returns On Capital

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Shareholder Returns

IPELGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D0.2%1.0%3.6%
1Y58.9%5.9%-2.5%

Return vs Industry: IPEL exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 5.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IPEL exceeded the UK Market which returned -2.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is IPEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
IPEL volatility
IPEL Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market3.2%

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

Volatility Over Time: IPEL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20082,900Julia Robertsonhttps://www.impellam.com

Impellam Group plc provides staffing solutions, human capital management, and outsourced people-related services in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, and Australasia. It operates through four segments: Global Managed Services, STEM, Regional Specialist Staffing, and Healthcare. The Global Managed Services segment engages in the design, implement, coordinate, and report on the talent acquisition process through the provision of multi-disciplinary outsourced recruitment services under the Comensura, Guidant Global, and Flexy brand names.

Impellam Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Impellam Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
IPEL fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£204.46m
Earnings (TTM)UK£8.20m
Revenue (TTM)UK£2.26b

24.9x

P/E Ratio

0.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
IPEL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£2.26b
Cost of RevenueUK£2.00b
Gross ProfitUK£266.50m
Other ExpensesUK£258.30m
EarningsUK£8.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.18
Gross Margin11.78%
Net Profit Margin0.36%
Debt/Equity Ratio47.3%

How did IPEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

1/6

Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


24.94x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IPEL (£4.53) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.51)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IPEL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.9x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (24.6x).

PE vs Market: IPEL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.9x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IPEL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Impellam Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


10.5%

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 Impellam Group 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.


Past Performance

How has Impellam Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-54.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IPEL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IPEL became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IPEL's earnings have declined by 54.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IPEL has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: IPEL has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (41.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: IPEL's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Impellam Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IPEL's short term assets (£697.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£582.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: IPEL's short term assets (£697.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£135.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IPEL's net debt to equity ratio (6.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: IPEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.8% to 47.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: IPEL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.6%).

Interest Coverage: IPEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Impellam Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: IPEL is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as IPEL has not reported any payouts.


Next Steps

Management

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

0.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Julia Robertson (62 yo)

9.08yrs

Tenure

UK£1,123,000

Compensation

Ms. Julia Robertson has been the Group Chief Executive Officer of Impellam Group PLC (also known as, Carlisle Group Plc) since April 8, 2013. Ms. Robertson served as a Managing Director of Staffing Service...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Julia's total compensation ($USD1.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD663.05K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: IPEL's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: IPEL's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Impellam Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Impellam Group plc
  • Ticker: IPEL
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£204.459m
  • Shares outstanding: 45.13m
  • Website: https://www.impellam.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Impellam Group plc
  • 800 The Boulevard
  • Capability Green
  • Luton
  • Bedfordshire
  • LU1 3BA
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/18 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.