LSE:MCLS

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Executive Summary

McColl's Retail Group plc operates as a neighbourhood retailer in the United Kingdom.


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with worrying balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: MCLS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.2%

MCLS

-2.4%

GB Consumer Retailing

-0.8%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-39.0%

MCLS

-9.3%

GB Consumer Retailing

-15.5%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: MCLS underperformed the UK Consumer Retailing industry which returned -9.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MCLS underperformed the UK Market which returned -15.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

MCLSIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.2%-2.4%-0.8%
30 Day-11.0%-2.8%-0.03%
90 Day-1.5%-1.3%5.6%
1 Year-37.8%-39.0%-5.7%-9.3%-11.5%-15.5%
3 Year-79.3%-81.2%7.6%-2.4%-4.6%-16.3%
5 Year-69.8%-75.6%8.8%-2.5%12.5%-12.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is McColl's Retail 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: MCLS (£0.39) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.54)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MCLS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Consumer Retailing industry average.

PE vs Market: MCLS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MCLS's PB Ratio (1.2x) is in line with the GB Consumer Retailing industry average.


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Future Growth

How is McColl's Retail Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

0.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if MCLS's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if MCLS'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: MCLS's revenue (0.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (3.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MCLS's revenue (0.4% 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 MCLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has McColl's Retail Group performed over the past 5 years?

-53.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MCLS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MCLS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MCLS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -53.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MCLS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: MCLS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (-25.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: MCLS has a negative Return on Equity (-248.12%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is McColl's Retail Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MCLS's short term assets (£163.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£229.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: MCLS's short term assets (£163.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£142.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MCLS's debt to equity ratio (332.4%) is considered high.