K3 Capital Group PLC acts as a business sales specialists in the United Kingdom and internationally.
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Share Price & News
How has K3 Capital Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: K3C's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Professional Services
1 Year Return
GB Professional Services
Return vs Industry: K3C exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 4.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: K3C exceeded the UK Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is K3 Capital Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is K3 Capital Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: K3C (£1.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: K3C is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: K3C is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (17.8x).
PE vs Market: K3C is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.8x) compared to the UK market (14.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: K3C is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: K3C is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.3x).
How is K3 Capital Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: K3C's forecast earnings growth (14.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: K3C's earnings (14.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (20.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: K3C's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: K3C's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: K3C's revenue (10.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: K3C's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (61.2%).
How has K3 Capital Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: K3C has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: K3C's current net profit margins (28.9%) are lower than last year (36.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: K3C's earnings have grown by 19% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: K3C's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: K3C had negative earnings growth (-28.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (9.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: K3C's Return on Equity (50.6%) is considered outstanding.
How is K3 Capital Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: K3C's short term assets (£7.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: K3C's short term assets (£7.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£814.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: K3C is debt free.
Reducing Debt: K3C has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 52.1%.
Debt Coverage: K3C has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: K3C has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is K3 Capital Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: K3C's dividend (4.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).
High Dividend: K3C's dividend (4.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: K3C has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: K3C's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (78.3%), K3C's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: K3C's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (80.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Mr. John S. Rigby has been the Chief Executive Officer of K3 Capital Group Plc since 2010 and also serves as its Executive Director. Mr. Rigby has been responsible for driving growth and integral in the de ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD299.92K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD336.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Executive Director||10.42yrs||UK£243.00k||17.98% £13.3m|
|Executive Vice Chairman||no data||UK£161.00k||14.79% £11.0m|
|CFO, Company Secretary & Executive Director||no data||UK£100.00k||1.1% £815.7k|
|Executive Director||4.75yrs||UK£41.00k||1.63% £1.2m|
|Non-Executive Chairman||3.17yrs||UK£74.00k||1.62% £1.2m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.92yrs||UK£34.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: K3C's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: K3C 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.
K3 Capital Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: K3 Capital Group PLC
- Ticker: K3C
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£74.144m
- Shares outstanding: 42.25m
- Website: https://www.k3capitalgroupplc.com
Number of Employees
- K3 Capital Group PLC
- KBS House
- 5 Springfield Court
- Greater Manchester
- BL3 2NT
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|K3C||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Apr 2017|
|K3C||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Apr 2017|
K3 Capital Group PLC acts as a business sales specialists in the United Kingdom and internationally. It provides business sale services that identify and match the sellers of SME businesses to trade, individual, and institutional buyers under the KBS Corporate brand; delivers deals to mid-market private equity and trade buyers; and business transfer services under the Knightsbridge brand. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Bolton, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/06/01 01:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 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.