Focusrite plc develops and markets hardware and software products primarily for audio professionals and amateur musicians in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Focusrite's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TUNE is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TUNE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
GB Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: TUNE exceeded the UK Consumer Durables industry which returned 32.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TUNE exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Focusrite's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Focusrite 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: TUNE (£14.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£4.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TUNE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TUNE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.2x) compared to the UK Consumer Durables industry average (28x).
PE vs Market: TUNE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (38.2x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TUNE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (10x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TUNE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.8x) compared to the GB Consumer Durables industry average (1.5x).
How is Focusrite forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TUNE's forecast earnings growth (3.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: TUNE's earnings (3.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (16.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TUNE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TUNE's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TUNE's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TUNE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.1%)
How has Focusrite performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TUNE has a large one-off loss of £10.1M impacting its February 28 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: TUNE's current net profit margins (12.1%) are higher than last year (7.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TUNE's earnings have grown by 12.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TUNE's earnings growth over the past year (189.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TUNE earnings growth over the past year (189.7%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry -48%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TUNE's Return on Equity (28.3%) is considered high.
How is Focusrite's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TUNE's short term assets (£52.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£20.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: TUNE's short term assets (£52.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£8.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TUNE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: TUNE had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: TUNE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: TUNE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Focusrite current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TUNE's dividend (0.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.3%).
High Dividend: TUNE's dividend (0.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.98%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TUNE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: TUNE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: TUNE is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TUNE'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
Tim Carroll (58 yo)
Mr. Timothy Paul Carroll, also known as Tim, has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Focusrite Plc since January 3, 2017 and January 1, 2017 respectively. Mr. Carroll has enjoyed a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD925.82K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD966.37K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: TUNE's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TUNE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TUNE insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Focusrite plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Focusrite plc
- Ticker: TUNE
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Consumer Electronics
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: UK£816.765m
- Shares outstanding: 58.13m
- Website: https://www.focusriteplc.com
Number of Employees
- Focusrite plc
- Windsor House
- Turnpike Road
- High Wycombe
- HP12 3FX
- United Kingdom
Focusrite plc develops and markets hardware and software products primarily for audio professionals and amateur musicians in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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