Nakama Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy services for digital technology and interactive media industries under the Nakama name in the Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Nakama Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NAK'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: NAK underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NAK underperformed the UK Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Nakama Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Nakama Group 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: NAK (£0) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NAK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NAK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: NAK 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 NAK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NAK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.2x).
How is Nakama Group 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 Nakama 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.
- Examine Nakama Group's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Nakama Group competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has Nakama Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NAK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NAK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NAK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -37.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NAK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NAK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (9.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NAK has a negative Return on Equity (-74.04%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Nakama Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NAK's short term assets (£1.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: NAK has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NAK's debt to equity ratio (250.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: NAK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 64.8% to 250.5% 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: Whilst unprofitable NAK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: NAK is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 31.7% per year.
What is Nakama Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NAK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NAK'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 NAK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NAK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NAK'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 board tenure
Rob Thesiger (48yo)
Mr. Robert Thesiger also known as Rob, has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Director at Nakama Group plc since April 1, 2019. Mr. Thesiger served as the Chief Executive Officer of Imprint Limited (fo ...
|Group CEO & Director||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.92yrs||UK£12.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: NAK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Nakama Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Nakama Group plc
- Ticker: NAK
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£323.010k
- Shares outstanding: 117.46m
- Website: https://www.nakamagroupplc.com
Number of Employees
- Nakama Group plc
- Quadrant House
- 33/45 Croydon Road
- CR3 6PB
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NAK||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Dec 1996|
Nakama Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy services for digital technology and interactive media industries under the Nakama name in the Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States. The company also provides technology and business information recruitment consultancy services to insurance and investment management industries under Highams brand name. Its recruitment services include permanent, contract, freelance, and search and project management services. The company was formerly known as Highams Systems Services Group plc. Nakama Group PLC was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Caterham, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 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.