Henry Boot PLC engages in the property investment and development activities in the United Kingdom. More Details
Very undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Henry Boot's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BOOT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BOOT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
GB Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: BOOT underperformed the UK Consumer Durables industry which returned 36% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BOOT underperformed the UK Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Henry Boot's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StThis Insider Has Just Sold Shares In Henry Boot PLC (LON:BOOT)
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHenry Boot (LON:BOOT) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
3 months ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Fair Value Of Henry Boot PLC (LON:BOOT)
Is Henry Boot 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: BOOT (£2.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£6.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BOOT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BOOT is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the UK Consumer Durables industry average (16.1x).
PE vs Market: BOOT is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BOOT is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BOOT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Consumer Durables industry average (1.6x).
How is Henry Boot forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BOOT's forecast earnings growth (20% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BOOT's earnings (20% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BOOT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BOOT's revenue (16.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BOOT's revenue (16.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BOOT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.5%).
How has Henry Boot performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BOOT has a large one-off gain of £14.4M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BOOT's current net profit margins (10.3%) are higher than last year (8.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BOOT's earnings have declined by 7.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BOOT's earnings growth over the past year (3.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BOOT earnings growth over the past year (3.9%) underperformed the Consumer Durables industry 5.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BOOT's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.
How is Henry Boot's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BOOT's short term assets (£323.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£112.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: BOOT's short term assets (£323.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£31.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BOOT's debt to equity ratio (8.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BOOT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 26.8% to 8.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BOOT's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: BOOT earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Henry Boot current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BOOT's dividend (2.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: BOOT's dividend (2.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BOOT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BOOT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.1%), BOOT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BOOT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Roberts (56 yo)
Mr. Timothy A. Roberts, also known as Tim, B.Sc., MRICS is the Chief Executive Officer at Henry Boot PLC since January 1, 2020 and serves as its Director. Mr. Roberts served as the Head of Offices at The B...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD983.40K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD720.95K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Tim's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: BOOT's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BOOT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Henry Boot PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Henry Boot PLC
- Ticker: BOOT
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1886
- Industry: Homebuilding
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: UK£363.925m
- Shares outstanding: 132.82m
- Website: https://www.henryboot.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Henry Boot PLC
- Banner Cross Hall
- Ecclesall Road South
- South Yorkshire
- S11 9PD
- United Kingdom
Henry Boot PLC engages in the property investment and development activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Property Investment and Development, Land Promotion, and Construction...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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