AIM:RTC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

RTC Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides recruitment and conferencing services in the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with solid track record.

Risks

  • RTC Group is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.6%

AIM:RTC

0.7%

GB Professional Services

0.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

7.3%

AIM:RTC

8.8%

GB Professional Services

-2.0%

GB Market

RTC underperformed the Professional Services industry which returned 8.9% over the past year.

RTC outperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned -2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

RTCIndustryMarket
7 Day2.6%0.7%0.2%
30 Day-3.3%-0.7%1.1%
90 Day-6.3%9.0%0.1%
1 Year14.2%7.3%11.4%8.8%2.4%-2.0%
3 Year4.3%-13.2%55.3%44.5%27.2%11.2%
5 Year78.7%38.8%120.3%94.5%34.0%6.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is RTC Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

5.78x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

RTC Group's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

RTC Group's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

RTC Group is good value based on earnings compared to the GB Professional Services industry average.

RTC Group is good value based on earnings compared to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for RTC Group, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

RTC Group is good value based on assets compared to the GB Professional Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is RTC Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-4.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if RTC Group is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

RTC Group's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Unable to compare RTC Group's revenue growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.

RTC Group's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.

RTC Group's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the low risk savings rate of 1.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if RTC Group will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has RTC Group performed over the past 5 years?

11.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

RTC Group's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

RTC Group's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (46.5% vs 11.8%)

RTC Group's earnings growth has exceeded the GB Professional Services industry average in the past year (46.5% vs 12.2%).


Return on Equity

RTC Group has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

RTC Group used its assets more efficiently than the GB Professional Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

RTC Group's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is RTC Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

RTC Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

RTC Group's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

RTC Group's level of debt (88.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (227.8% vs 88.6% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.6%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 16.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 3.4x debt.


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Dividend

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

6.53%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

RTC Group's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1.95%).

RTC Group's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (5.43%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.6x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of RTC Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Andy Pendlebury (58yo)

11.8yrs

Tenure

UK£482,000

Compensation

Mr. Andrew M. Pendlebury, also known as Andy, has been Group Chief Executive Officer of RTC Group plc (alternate name ATA Group PLC) since October 1, 2007. Mr. Pendlebury served as Chief Executive, enginee ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Andy's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Andy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Board Age and Tenure

9.2yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the RTC Group board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Bill Douie (79yo)

    Group Executive Chairman

    • Compensation: £146.00k
  • Andy Pendlebury (58yo)

    Group CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
    • Compensation: £482.00k
  • Sarah Dye (52yo)

    Group Finance Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: £352.00k

Board Members

  • Bill Douie (79yo)

    Group Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 27.5yrs
    • Compensation: £146.00k
  • Brian May (68yo)

    Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: £30.00k
  • Andy Pendlebury (58yo)

    Group CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 12.0yrs
    • Compensation: £482.00k
  • Sarah Dye (52yo)

    Group Finance Director

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: £352.00k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: RTC Group plc
  • Ticker: RTC
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1963
  • Industry: human resource and employment services
  • Sector: commercial services
  • Market Cap: UK£8.394m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.23m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • RTC Group plc
  • The Derby Conference Centre
  • London Road
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • DE24 8UX
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RTCAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJun 1998

Biography

RTC Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides recruitment and conferencing services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers managed services; and temporary, permanent, and contingent staff ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/20 20:41
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.