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MJ GleesonLSE:GLE Stock Report

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23 Jan, 2022


Company Financials +
GLE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

GLE Stock Overview

MJ Gleeson plc engages in low-cost house building and land promotion activities in the United Kingdom.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for MJ Gleeson
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£7.16
52 Week HighUK£9.10
52 Week LowUK£6.84
1 Month Change-3.50%
3 Month Change-8.44%
1 Year Change-3.24%
3 Year Change-1.92%
5 Year Change31.38%
Change since IPO298.66%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GLEGB Consumer DurablesGB Market

Return vs Industry: GLE underperformed the UK Consumer Durables industry which returned -0.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GLE underperformed the UK Market which returned 7.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GLE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GLE volatility
GLE Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Consumer Durables Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: GLE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GLE's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2014672James Thomson

MJ Gleeson plc engages in low-cost house building and land promotion activities in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two divisions, Gleeson Homes and Gleeson Land. It also engages in the house building activities in the north of England and Midlands; and sale of land in the south of England.

MJ Gleeson Fundamentals Summary

How do MJ Gleeson's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GLE fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£417.41m
Earnings (TTM)UK£33.87m
Revenue (TTM)UK£288.58m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GLE income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£198.53m
Gross ProfitUK£90.05m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 10, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.58
Gross Margin31.20%
Net Profit Margin11.74%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did GLE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is MJ Gleeson 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: GLE (£7.16) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£4.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GLE is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GLE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the UK Consumer Durables industry average (12.9x).

PE vs Market: GLE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the UK market (18.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: GLE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GLE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the GB Consumer Durables industry average (1.4x).

Future Growth

How is MJ Gleeson forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GLE's forecast earnings growth (10.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: GLE's earnings (10.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: GLE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: GLE's revenue (11.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GLE'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: GLE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.6%).

Past Performance

How has MJ Gleeson performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GLE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GLE's current net profit margins (11.7%) are higher than last year (3.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GLE's earnings have declined by 6.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GLE's earnings growth over the past year (604.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: GLE earnings growth over the past year (604.5%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 57.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: GLE's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is MJ Gleeson's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GLE's short term assets (£300.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£61.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: GLE's short term assets (£300.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£7.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GLE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GLE had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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

Balance Sheet


What is MJ Gleeson current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GLE's dividend (2.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.41%).

High Dividend: GLE's dividend (2.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.08%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GLE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: GLE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.8%), GLE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: GLE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (25.9% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


James Thomson





Mr. James Thomson, MA (Oxon), ACA has been Chief Executive Officer at MJ Gleeson plc since December 2, 2019 and serves as its Director since June 10, 2019 and served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD1.59M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD814.90K).

Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GLE's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GLE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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: GLE 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

MJ Gleeson plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: MJ Gleeson plc
  • Ticker: GLE
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 2014
  • Industry: Homebuilding
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£417.409m
  • Shares outstanding: 58.30m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • MJ Gleeson plc
  • 6 Europa Court
  • Sheffield Business Park
  • Sheffield
  • South Yorkshire
  • S9 1XE
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/23 18:51
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

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.