WIL Stock Overview
Wilmington plc provides data information, training, and education services to professional markets worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.28|
|52 Week High||UK£2.80|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.91|
|1 Month Change||-11.28%|
|3 Month Change||-4.20%|
|1 Year Change||15.15%|
|3 Year Change||11.22%|
|5 Year Change||-19.15%|
|Change since IPO||273.77%|
Recent News & Updates
Wilmington's (LON:WIL) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's
Wilmington plc ( LON:WIL ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 6th of April to UK£0.024. This...
|WIL||GB Professional Services||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: WIL exceeded the UK Professional Services industry which returned 4.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WIL exceeded the UK Market which returned -2.5% over the past year.
|WIL Average Weekly Movement||3.2%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: WIL is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WIL's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Wilmington plc provides data information, training, and education services to professional markets worldwide. The company operates in two divisions, Information & Data and Training & Education. The Information & Data division offers risk and compliance data to a range of industries, including insurance, pensions, and healthcare The Training & Education division provides compliance training and technical support comprising formal qualifications, continuing education, and mandatory training through instructor-led and self-guided formats for customers across various industries, such as financial services, accountancy, and healthcare.
Wilmington Fundamentals Summary
|WIL fundamental statistics|
Is WIL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WIL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£98.02m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||11.92%|
How did WIL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is Wilmington undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WIL (£2.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.51)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WIL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WIL is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.3x) compared to the UK Professional Services industry average (24.9x).
PE vs Market: WIL is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.3x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WIL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the GB Professional Services industry average (2.6x).
How is Wilmington forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WIL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WIL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WIL's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WIL's revenue (2.5% 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 WIL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Wilmington performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WIL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WIL's current net profit margins (11.9%) are higher than last year (5.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WIL has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 1.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: WIL's earnings growth over the past year (133.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WIL earnings growth over the past year (133.9%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 41.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WIL's Return on Equity (24.5%) is considered high.
How is Wilmington's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WIL's short term assets (£50.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£54.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WIL's short term assets (£50.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£23.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WIL has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: WIL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 131.2% to 22.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WIL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (120.4%).
Interest Coverage: WIL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.4x coverage).
What is Wilmington current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WIL's dividend (2.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.81%).
High Dividend: WIL's dividend (2.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WIL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WIL's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.6%), WIL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (42.6%), WIL's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Mark F. Milner is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Wilmington plc since joining in July 1, 2019. He joined Wilmington from the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (‘DMGT’) where since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD961.43K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD649.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WIL's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WIL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
Wilmington plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Wilmington plc
- Ticker: WIL
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: UK£199.464m
- Shares outstanding: 87.48m
- Website: https://wilmingtonplc.com
Number of Employees
- Wilmington plc
- 10 Whitechapel High Street
- Greater London
- E1 8QS
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/19 00:00|
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