CFX

Colefax GroupAIM:CFX Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£57.4m

7D

2.4%

1Y

68.4%

Updated

17 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials
CFX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

CFX Overview

Colefax Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of furnishing fabrics, wallpapers, trimmings, upholstered furniture, and related products in the United Kingdom, the United States, rest of Europe, and internationally.

Share Price & News

How has Colefax Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CFX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CFX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.4%

CFX

0.5%

GB Consumer Durables

-1.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

68.4%

CFX

37.7%

GB Consumer Durables

19.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: CFX exceeded the UK Consumer Durables industry which returned 36% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CFX exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CFXIndustryMarket
7 Day2.4%0.5%-1.0%
30 Day9.4%-4.5%-2.2%
90 Day23.1%-0.7%0.5%
1 Year68.4%68.4%44.2%37.7%24.1%19.2%
3 Year19.8%18.5%31.4%14.6%15.3%2.5%
5 Year43.3%39.1%80.3%41.5%35.4%10.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Colefax Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Colefax Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Colefax Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CFX fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£57.36m
Earnings (TTM)UK£4.05m
Revenue (TTM)UK£77.91m

14.2x

P/E Ratio

0.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CFX income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£77.91m
Cost of RevenueUK£33.97m
Gross ProfitUK£43.94m
ExpensesUK£39.89m
EarningsUK£4.05m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.45
Gross Margin56.40%
Net Profit Margin5.19%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CFX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Colefax Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CFX (£6.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£52.65)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CFX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CFX is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.2x) compared to the UK Consumer Durables industry average (16.1x).

PE vs Market: CFX is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.2x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CFX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CFX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Consumer Durables industry average (1.6x).


Future Growth

How is Colefax Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

10.4%

Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 Colefax 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.


Past Performance

How has Colefax Group performed over the past 5 years?

2.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CFX has a large one-off gain of £1.5M impacting its April 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: CFX's current net profit margins (5.2%) are higher than last year (2.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CFX's earnings have grown by 2.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CFX's earnings growth over the past year (110.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CFX earnings growth over the past year (110.7%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 5.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CFX's Return on Equity (13%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Colefax Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CFX's short term assets (£44.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£22.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: CFX's short term assets (£44.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£26.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CFX is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CFX had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: CFX has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CFX has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Colefax Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CFX'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 CFX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CFX's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: CFX is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CFX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

27.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

David Green (75 yo)

35.67yrs

Tenure

UK£617,000

Compensation

Mr. David B. Green has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Colefax Group PLC since 1996 and 1986 respectively. Mr. Green served as a Non-Executive Director of Carlton Communications PLC since...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD848.61K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD327.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CFX's management team is seasoned and experienced (27.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CFX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 27.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Colefax Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Colefax Group PLC
  • Ticker: CFX
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1933
  • Industry: Home Furnishings
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: UK£57.360m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.96m
  • Website: https://www.colefaxgroupplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Colefax Group PLC
  • 19/23 Grosvenor Hill
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W1K 3QD
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Biography

Colefax Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of furnishing fabrics, wallpapers, trimmings, upholstered furniture, and related products in...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/17 22:26
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/04/30
Annual Earnings2021/04/30


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.