PageGroup plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy and support services. More Details
No risks detected for PAGE from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has PageGroup's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PAGE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PAGE's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Professional Services
1 Year Return
GB Professional Services
Return vs Industry: PAGE exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 14.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PAGE exceeded the UK Market which returned 23.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PageGroup's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns On Capital At PageGroup (LON:PAGE) Don't Inspire Confidence
3 months ago | Simply Wall StPageGroup (LON:PAGE) Share Prices Have Dropped 17% In The Last Three Years
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHas PageGroup (LON:PAGE) Got What It Takes To Become A Multi-Bagger?
Is PageGroup undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PAGE (£5.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£5.71)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PAGE is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PAGE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: PAGE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PAGE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PAGE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.5x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.8x).
How is PageGroup forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PAGE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: PAGE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PAGE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PAGE's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PAGE's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PAGE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (25.9%)
How has PageGroup performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PAGE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PAGE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PAGE is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PAGE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PAGE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-19.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PAGE has a negative Return on Equity (-1.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is PageGroup's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PAGE's short term assets (£435.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£229.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: PAGE's short term assets (£435.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£84.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PAGE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PAGE has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.08%.
Debt Coverage: PAGE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PAGE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is PageGroup current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PAGE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PAGE'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 PAGE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PAGE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PAGE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PAGE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Ingham (57 yo)
Mr. Stephen J. Ingham, also known as Steve, has been the Chief Executive officer of Michael Page International plc since April 6, 2006 and serves as its Member of Executive Board. He has been Chief Executi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD5.74M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PAGE's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PAGE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PageGroup plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PageGroup plc
- Ticker: PAGE
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: UK£1.753b
- Shares outstanding: 318.93m
- Website: https://www.page.com
Number of Employees
- PageGroup plc
- Page House
- The Bourne Business Park
- KT15 2QW
- United Kingdom
PageGroup plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy and support services. The company offers executive search services; recruitment services for qualified professional on perman...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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