Aquila Services Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialist housing, sport, and educational and treasury management consultancy services to housing associations, local authorities, government agencies, multi academy trusts, and other non-profit organizations in the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Aquila Services Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AQSG is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AQSG's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Professional Services
1 Year Return
GB Professional Services
Return vs Industry: AQSG underperformed the UK Professional Services industry which returned -10.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AQSG underperformed the UK Market which returned -4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Aquila Services Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAquila Services Group plc's (LON:AQSG) Stock Price Has Stayed Flat But Financial Prospects Look Decent: Can The Market Catch Up?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StDeclining Stock and Decent Financials: Is The Market Wrong About Aquila Services Group plc (LON:AQSG)?
5 months ago | Simply Wall StPinning Down Aquila Services Group plc's (LON:AQSG) P/E Is Difficult Right Now
Is Aquila Services 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: AQSG (£0.26) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AQSG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AQSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (93.6x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (31.7x).
PE vs Market: AQSG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (93.6x) compared to the UK market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AQSG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AQSG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.7x).
How is Aquila Services Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Aquila Services Group 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.
- Examine Aquila Services Group's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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- Explore growth companies in the Commercial Services industry.
How has Aquila Services Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AQSG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AQSG's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AQSG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 65.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AQSG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AQSG had negative earnings growth (-78.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (-23.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AQSG's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.
How is Aquila Services Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AQSG's short term assets (£3.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: AQSG's short term assets (£3.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£320.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AQSG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AQSG has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AQSG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: AQSG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Aquila Services Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AQSG's dividend (1.15%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.49%).
High Dividend: AQSG's dividend (1.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AQSG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: AQSG has only been paying a dividend for 5 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54%), AQSG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Aquila Services Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5%.
Aquila Services Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aquila Services Group plc
- Ticker: AQSG
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£10.363m
- Shares outstanding: 39.86m
- Website: https://aquilaservicesgroup.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Aquila Services Group plc
- Tempus Wharf
- 29A Bermondsey Wall West
- Greater London
- SE16 4SA
- United Kingdom
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|AQSG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Aug 2015|
Aquila Services Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialist housing, sport, and educational and treasury management consultancy services to housing associations, local authorities, gover...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/22 00:00|
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