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Market Cap

UK£3.7m

Last Updated

2021/09/21 22:28 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Norman Broadbent's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: NBB's weekly volatility has decreased from 10% to 3% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

NBB

0.2%

GB Professional Services

-1.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

33.7%

NBB

20.8%

GB Professional Services

22.6%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: NBB exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 19.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NBB exceeded the UK Market which returned 22% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NBBIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.2%-1.2%
30 Day0%3.1%-1.3%
90 Day-18.2%12.9%-0.5%
1 Year33.7%33.7%23.1%20.8%27.7%22.6%
3 Year-34.1%-34.1%46.3%37.2%15.2%2.3%
5 Year-40.0%-40.0%87.9%68.3%36.8%11.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Norman Broadbent's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NBB (£0.07) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.24)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NBB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


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 (3.4x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (3.2x).


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?

24.2%

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 24.2% 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 (3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NBB has a negative Return on Equity (-17.45%), 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 (£1.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: NBB's short term assets (£1.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£299.0K).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NBB's debt to equity ratio (74.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NBB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 104.9% to 74.8% 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: Whilst unprofitable NBB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: NBB is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 26.8% per 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.


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Management

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

5.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kevin Davidson (48 yo)

no data

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 seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: NBB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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 2.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Norman Broadbent plc's company bio, 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£3.727m
  • Shares outstanding: 55.22m
  • Website: https://www.normanbroadbent.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings


Biography

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 servi...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/21 22:28
End of Day Share Price2021/09/21 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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