Knights Group Holdings plc provides legal and professional services in the United Kingdom. More Details
No risks detected for KGH from our risk checks.
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Knights Group Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KGH is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KGH's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Professional Services
1 Year Return
GB Professional Services
Return vs Industry: KGH exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 11.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KGH underperformed the UK Market which returned 26.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Knights Group Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Selling Knights Group Holdings plc (LON:KGH) Stock?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid Knights Group Holdings' (LON:KGH) Share Price Deserve to Gain 19%?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of Knights Group Holdings plc (LON:KGH)
Is Knights Group Holdings 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: KGH (£4.39) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£4.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KGH is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KGH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: KGH 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 KGH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KGH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.9x).
How is Knights Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KGH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: KGH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: KGH's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KGH's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KGH's revenue (15% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KGH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.4%).
How has Knights Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KGH is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: KGH is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KGH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KGH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: KGH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KGH has a negative Return on Equity (-2.35%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Knights Group Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KGH's short term assets (£52.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£28.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: KGH's short term assets (£52.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£54.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KGH's debt to equity ratio (26.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if KGH's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KGH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (65.5%).
Interest Coverage: KGH is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Knights Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KGH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KGH'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 KGH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KGH's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KGH is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KGH'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
David Beech (54 yo)
Mr. Andrew Beech, also known as David, is the Chief Executive Officer of Knights Group Holdings Plc since 2011 and serves as its Director since April 4, 2018. Mr. Beech was Managing Partner of Heatons sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD326.59K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD718.45K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: KGH's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KGH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Knights Group Holdings plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Knights Group Holdings plc
- Ticker: KGH
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1759
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£362.644m
- Shares outstanding: 82.61m
- Website: https://www.knightsplc.com
Number of Employees
- Knights Group Holdings plc
- The Brampton
- ST5 0QW
- United Kingdom
Knights Group Holdings plc provides legal and professional services in the United Kingdom. It offers business services, in the areas of aviation, banking, commercial, corporate, data protection, debt recov...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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