Sureserve Group plc provides compliance and energy support services in the United Kingdom. More Details
SUR passed our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Sureserve Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SUR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SUR's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Commercial Services
1 Year Return
GB Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: SUR exceeded the UK Commercial Services industry which returned 23.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SUR exceeded the UK Market which returned 25.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sureserve Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sureserve Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SUR (£0.78) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SUR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SUR is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.7x) compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average (37.8x).
PE vs Market: SUR is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.7x) compared to the UK market (25.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SUR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SUR's PB Ratio (2.5x) is in line with the GB Commercial Services industry average.
How is Sureserve Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SUR's forecast earnings growth (17.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SUR's earnings (17.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (17.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SUR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SUR's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SUR's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SUR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.9%).
How has Sureserve Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SUR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SUR's current net profit margins (3.2%) are higher than last year (2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SUR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 50.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SUR's earnings growth over the past year (50.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (50.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SUR earnings growth over the past year (50.4%) exceeded the Commercial Services industry -12.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SUR's Return on Equity (12.6%) is considered low.
How is Sureserve Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SUR's short term assets (£52.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£47.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: SUR's short term assets (£52.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£6.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SUR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SUR has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.
Debt Coverage: SUR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SUR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Sureserve Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SUR's dividend (1.28%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).
High Dividend: SUR's dividend (1.28%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SUR has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SUR has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.2%), SUR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SUR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sureserve Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Management: SUR's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SUR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: SUR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sureserve Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sureserve Group plc
- Ticker: SUR
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£124.332m
- Shares outstanding: 159.40m
- Website: https://www.sureservegroup.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Sureserve Group plc
- Yardley Business Park
- Unit 1
- SS14 3BZ
- United Kingdom
Sureserve Group plc provides compliance and energy support services in the United Kingdom. It offers gas compliance services, including emergency call out facilities, service programs to meet compliance re...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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