AIM:RST

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Restore plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides offices and workplaces services to the public and private sectors primarily in the United Kingdom.


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RST's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.2%

RST

-0.9%

GB Commercial Services

-2.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

12.4%

RST

-21.7%

GB Commercial Services

-25.9%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: RST exceeded the UK Commercial Services industry which returned -21.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RST exceeded the UK Market which returned -25.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RSTIndustryMarket
7 Day2.2%-0.9%-2.2%
30 Day-25.6%-30.4%-20.3%
90 Day-36.4%-35.2%-29.5%
1 Year14.3%12.4%-19.5%-21.7%-22.2%-25.9%
3 Year-3.2%-6.6%-20.2%-26.9%-16.1%-26.6%
5 Year54.7%46.3%-12.3%-25.1%-4.6%-26.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

33.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RST (£3.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£5.28)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (10.7x).

PE vs Market: RST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the UK market (12.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Restore forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

10.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RST's forecast earnings growth (10.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: RST's earnings (10.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (15.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RST's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RST's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (2.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RST's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RST's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Restore performed over the past 5 years?

29.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RST's current net profit margins (7.8%) are lower than last year (9.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RST's earnings have grown significantly by 29.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: RST had negative earnings growth (-8.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (11.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RST's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Restore's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RST's short term assets (£66.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£56.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: RST's short term assets (£66.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£241.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RST's debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: RST's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 56.4% to 48.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (53.9%).

Interest Coverage: RST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RST has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: RST's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x debt).


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Dividend

What is Restore's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.04%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RST's dividend (2.04%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.65%).

High Dividend: RST's dividend (2.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.43%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RST has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: RST's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.9%), RST's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Charles Bligh (51yo)

1

Tenure

UK£713,680

Compensation

Mr. Charles Edward Bligh is Chief Executive Officer at Restore plc since April 1, 2019. Mr. Bligh had been the Chief Operating Officer at TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC since May 2017 until June 30, 2018. Mr.  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charles's total compensation ($USD873.84K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.01M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Charles's compensation with company performance.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Bligh
CEO & Director1yrUK£713.68k0.013% £59.2k
Neil Ritchie
CFO & Executive Director0.50yrUK£344.00k0.0048% £21.1k
Martin Towers
Independent Chairman2.25yrsUK£90.00k0.012% £52.9k
James Christie Wilde
Independent Non-Executive Director5.83yrsUK£45.00kno data
Jameson Hopkins
Independent Non-Executive Director0.25yrno datano data
Sharon Baylay
Senior Independent Director1.33yrsUK£55.00k0.0014% £6.2k
Susan Davy
Non-Executive Director1.25yrsUK£49.00kno data

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Restore plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Restore plc
  • Ticker: RST
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: UK£440.265m
  • Shares outstanding: 124.90m
  • Website: https://www.restoreplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Restore plc
  • 15/19 Cavendish Place
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W1G 0QE
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RSTAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2005

Biography

Restore plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides offices and workplaces services to the public and private sectors primarily in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Document Management and Relocation. The Document Management segment offers storage and retrieval solutions for hard copy documents, magnetic data storage tapes, and heritage assets, as well as document management services; paper shredding and recycling services; and scanning services. The Relocation segment provides commercial and workplace relocation services; and IT asset lifecycle management services. Restore plc was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/05 04:46
End of Day Share Price2020/04/03 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.