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NBB

Norman BroadbentAIM:NBB Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£3.6m

7D

-7.0%

1Y

30.4%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials
NBB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

NBB Stock Overview

Norman Broadbent plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional services in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Norman Broadbent Competitors

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Staffline Group

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Norman Broadbent
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.06
52 Week HighUK£0.11
52 Week LowUK£0.04
Beta0.50
1 Month Change-4.00%
3 Month Change-11.11%
1 Year Change30.44%
3 Year Change-51.02%
5 Year Change-40.00%
Change since IPO-99.90%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 19
This Is Why Norman Broadbent plc's (LON:NBB) CEO Compensation Looks Appropriate

This Is Why Norman Broadbent plc's (LON:NBB) CEO Compensation Looks Appropriate

Shareholders may be wondering what CEO Mike Brennan plans to do to improve the less than great performance at Norman...

Mar 09
How Many Norman Broadbent plc (LON:NBB) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

How Many Norman Broadbent plc (LON:NBB) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. On the other hand, we'd be...

Nov 21
Have Insiders Been Buying Norman Broadbent plc (LON:NBB) Shares?

Have Insiders Been Buying Norman Broadbent plc (LON:NBB) Shares?

It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. The flip side of that is that...

Shareholder Returns

NBBGB Professional ServicesGB Market
7D-7.0%0.4%-2.6%
1Y30.4%25.3%10.9%

Return vs Industry: NBB exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 26.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NBB exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NBB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NBB volatility
NBB Average Weekly Movement4.9%
Professional Services Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: NBB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NBB's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
193647Kevin Davidsonhttps://www.normanbroadbent.com

Norman Broadbent plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers a portfolio of integrated leadership acquisition and advisory services, including offers a portfolio of integrated leadership acquisition and advisory services, including board and leadership search, senior interim management, research and insight, and leadership consulting and assessment, as well as coaching and talent management, mezzanine level search, and executive search solutions. The company was incorporated in 1936 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Norman Broadbent Fundamentals Summary

How do Norman Broadbent's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NBB fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£3.58m
Earnings (TTM)-UK£291.00k
Revenue (TTM)UK£6.48m

0.6x

P/S Ratio

-12.3x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NBB income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£6.48m
Cost of RevenueUK£769.00k
Gross ProfitUK£5.71m
ExpensesUK£6.00m
Earnings-UK£291.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.0049
Gross Margin88.13%
Net Profit Margin-4.49%
Debt/Equity Ratio73.8%

How did NBB perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Norman Broadbent undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

3.72x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NBB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NBB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NBB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: NBB 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 NBB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NBB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.9x).


Future Growth

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

13.0%

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 Norman Broadbent 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 Norman Broadbent performed over the past 5 years?

38.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NBB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NBB is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NBB is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 38% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NBB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: NBB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (8.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NBB has a negative Return on Equity (-29.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Norman Broadbent's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NBB's short term assets (£1.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: NBB's short term assets (£1.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£230.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NBB's net debt to equity ratio (65.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NBB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 88.7% to 73.8% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: NBB has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: NBB has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 33.2% each year.


Dividend

What is Norman Broadbent current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NBB'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 NBB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

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

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kevin Davidson (48 yo)

0.17

Tenure

Mr. Kevin Graeme Davidson serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Norman Broadbent plc since September 6, 2021. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Maxwell Drummond International Ltd. Mr. Dav...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NBB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: NBB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NBB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Norman Broadbent plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Norman Broadbent plc
  • Ticker: NBB
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1936
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: UK£3.577m
  • Shares outstanding: 59.62m
  • Website: https://www.normanbroadbent.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Norman Broadbent plc
  • Millbank Tower
  • 7th Floor
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1P 4QP
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:32
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.