PAGE Stock Overview
PageGroup plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy and other ancillary services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£5.78|
|52 Week High||UK£6.91|
|52 Week Low||UK£4.39|
|1 Month Change||-9.41%|
|3 Month Change||-13.55%|
|1 Year Change||29.14%|
|3 Year Change||28.28%|
|5 Year Change||33.56%|
|Change since IPO||228.13%|
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|PAGE||GB Professional Services||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: PAGE exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 12.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PAGE exceeded the UK Market which returned 2.8% over the past year.
|PAGE Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||4.3%|
|Market Average Movement||5.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
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.
About the Company
PageGroup plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment consultancy and other ancillary services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas. The company offers executive search services under the Page Executive brand; recruitment services for qualified professional on permanent, temporary, and contract or interim basis under the Michael Page brand; recruitment services to organizations requiring permanent employees and temporary or contract staff at technical and administrative support, professional clerical, and junior management levels under the Page Personnel brand; and flexible recruitment outsourcing services under the Page Outsourcing brand. It also provides assessment, consulting, and talent services under the Page Assessment, Page Consulting, and Page Talent supplementary brands.
PageGroup Fundamentals Summary
|PAGE fundamental statistics|
Is PAGE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PAGE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£702.49m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Mar 03, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||2.43%|
How did PAGE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.6%Current Dividend Yield
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 (£5.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£10.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PAGE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PAGE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (31.9x).
PE vs Market: PAGE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53x) compared to the UK market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PAGE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PAGE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.3x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (3x).
How is PageGroup forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PAGE's forecast earnings growth (22.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: PAGE's earnings (22.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PAGE's revenue (11.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PAGE's revenue (11.2% 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 (38.4%)
How has PageGroup performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PAGE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PAGE's current net profit margins (2.4%) are lower than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PAGE's earnings have declined by 13.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PAGE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: PAGE had negative earnings growth (-28%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (5.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PAGE's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.
How is PageGroup's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PAGE's short term assets (£493.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£249.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: PAGE's short term assets (£493.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£79.8M).
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 3.6%.
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?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PAGE's dividend (1.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).
High Dividend: PAGE's dividend (1.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PAGE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PAGE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.4%), PAGE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PAGE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Ingham (58 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 ($USD1.58M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.81M).
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 (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PAGE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PAGE insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PageGroup plc's 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
- Implied Market Cap: UK£1.825b
- Shares outstanding: 315.96m
- Website: https://www.page.com
Number of Employees
- PageGroup plc
- Page House
- The Bourne Business Park
- KT15 2QW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/26 22:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/26 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.