STAF Stock Overview
Staffline Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment and outsourced human resource services, and skills training and probationary services.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.38|
|52 Week High||UK£0.77|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.37|
|1 Month Change||-11.70%|
|3 Month Change||-19.68%|
|1 Year Change||-48.29%|
|3 Year Change||-65.05%|
|5 Year Change||-96.79%|
|Change since IPO||-55.85%|
Recent News & Updates
We Don’t Think Staffline Group's (LON:STAF) Earnings Should Make Shareholders Too Comfortable
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|STAF||GB Professional Services||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: STAF underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned -14% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STAF underperformed the UK Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.
|STAF Average Weekly Movement||5.9%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||3.9%|
|Market Average Movement||5.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: STAF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STAF's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|1986||2,336||Albert George Ellis||https://www.stafflinegroupplc.co.uk|
Staffline Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment and outsourced human resource services, and skills training and probationary services. It operates through three segments: Recruitment GB, Recruitment Ireland, and PeoplePlus. The company provides solutions to the agriculture, drinks, food processing, manufacturing, e-retail, driving, and logistics sectors.
Staffline Group Fundamentals Summary
|STAF fundamental statistics|
Is STAF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STAF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£846.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0091|
|Net Profit Margin||0.16%|
How did STAF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is STAF undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for STAF?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is STAF's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does STAF's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|STAF PE Ratio vs Peers|
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STAF Staffline Group
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: STAF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.5x) compared to the peer average (24.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does STAF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: STAF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.5x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (17.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is STAF's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||41.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||83.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: STAF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (83.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of STAF when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: STAF (£0.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STAF is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Staffline Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STAF's forecast earnings growth (79.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: STAF's earnings (79.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STAF's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: STAF's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STAF's revenue (5.1% 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 STAF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Staffline Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STAF has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STAF became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STAF has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -20.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: STAF has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: STAF has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (46.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: STAF's Return on Equity (2.1%) is considered low.
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How is Staffline Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STAF's short term assets (£131.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£139.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: STAF's short term assets (£131.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£6.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STAF's net debt to equity ratio (11.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: STAF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 62.1% to 31.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: STAF's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: STAF's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.9x coverage).
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What is Staffline Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Staffline Group Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Staffline Group)||0%|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||5.9%|
|Industry Average (Professional Services)||2.5%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Staffline Group)||0%|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate STAF'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 STAF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if STAF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: STAF is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as STAF has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Albert George Ellis (58 yo)
Mr. Albert George Hector Ellis, BACC, CA, serves as Director at Staffline Group plc since March 17, 2020 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer since October 1, 2020. He served as the Chief Executive Of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Albert George Ellis's Compensation vs Staffline Group Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||UK£749k||UK£350k|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||UK£391k||UK£88k|
Compensation vs Market: Albert George's total compensation ($USD810.54K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD327.98K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Albert George's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: STAF's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: STAF's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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: STAF insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|10 Aug 22||BuyUK£19,850||Daniel Quint||Individual||50,000||UK£0.40|
|12 May 22||BuyUK£250,000||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||500,000||UK£0.50|
|07 Apr 22||BuyUK£6,500||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||10,621||UK£0.61|
|07 Apr 22||SellUK£6,479||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||10,621||UK£0.61|
|04 Apr 22||BuyUK£61,050||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||105,244||UK£0.58|
|04 Apr 22||SellUK£60,954||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||105,244||UK£0.58|
|25 Mar 22||BuyUK£560,354||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||887,881||UK£0.64|
|25 Mar 22||SellUK£138,887||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||217,011||UK£0.64|
|22 Mar 22||BuyUK£325,905||Henry Spain Investment Services Limited||Company||500,000||UK£0.65|
|22 Mar 22||BuyUK£4,975||Richard Thomson||Individual||7,678||UK£0.65|
|22 Mar 22||BuyUK£65,181||Thomas Spain||Individual||100,000||UK£0.65|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||1,140,400||0.7%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Staffline Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Staffline Group plc
- Ticker: STAF
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: UK£62.194m
- Shares outstanding: 164.75m
- Website: https://www.stafflinegroupplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Staffline Group plc
- 19-20 The Triangle
- NG2 Business Park
- NG2 1AE
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|STAF||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Dec 2004|
|OSU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2004|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/26 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.