AIM:BOTB

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Executive Summary

Best of the Best PLC engages in the competition operations in the United Kingdom.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Best of the Best's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.1%

BOTB

3.6%

GB Hospitality

5.5%

GB Market


1 Year Return

154.8%

BOTB

-25.9%

GB Hospitality

-9.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: BOTB exceeded the UK Hospitality industry which returned -25.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BOTB exceeded the UK Market which returned -9.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BOTBIndustryMarket
7 Day7.1%3.6%5.5%
30 Day35.6%6.8%10.8%
90 Day110.7%-14.8%-0.4%
1 Year165.0%154.8%-23.4%-25.9%-4.8%-9.2%
3 Year110.0%88.1%-16.3%-25.4%-0.8%-12.9%
5 Year603.0%454.4%4.2%-14.4%18.1%-8.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Best of the Best undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

36.72x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BOTB (£7.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.19)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BOTB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.7x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (19.3x).

PE vs Market: BOTB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.7x) compared to the UK market (15.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BOTB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (32.8x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Best of the Best forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

10.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if BOTB'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: BOTB's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BOTB's revenue (10.4% 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 BOTB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Best of the Best performed over the past 5 years?

33.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BOTB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BOTB's current net profit margins (13.5%) are lower than last year (24.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BOTB's earnings have grown significantly by 33.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BOTB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BOTB had negative earnings growth (-41.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-10.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BOTB's Return on Equity (91.5%) is considered outstanding.


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Financial Health

How is Best of the Best's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BOTB's short term assets (£3.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: BOTB has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BOTB is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BOTB has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Best of the Best's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.25%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BOTB's dividend (0.25%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.99%).

High Dividend: BOTB's dividend (0.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.44%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BOTB is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: BOTB 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: BOTB is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

14.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Will Hindmarch (45yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£247,720

Compensation

Mr. William Saward Hindmarch, lso known as Will, founded Best of the Best Plc in 1999 and serves as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hindmarch also serves as Director of Best of the B ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Will's total compensation ($USD315.07K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD341.60K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William Hindmarch
Founderno dataUK£247.72k50.39% £37.3m
Rupert Carlton Garton
Commercial Director & Executive Director14yrsUK£250.97k14.82% £11.0m
David Samuel Firth
Independent Non-Executive Director2.42yrsUK£18.03k0.049% £36.5k
Michael Hindmarch
Non-Executive Chairman14yrsUK£12.00k8.87% £6.6m

14.0yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BOTB's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14 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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Best of the Best PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Best of the Best PLC
  • Ticker: BOTB
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Casinos and Gaming
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: UK£74.080m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.38m
  • Website: https://www.botb.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Best of the Best PLC
  • 2, Plato Place
  • 72-74 St Dionis Road
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW6 4TU
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BOTBAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPAug 2006

Biography

Best of the Best PLC engages in the competition operations in the United Kingdom. The company operates weekly competitions to win luxury cars online, as well as through retail sites within airports and at shopping centers. It also operates competitions, which include prizes, such as motorbikes, watches, luxury gadgets, technology, holidays, and other items. The company operates from three airport sites. It sells tickets to passing airport passengers, as well as serves online customers through the company’s Website. Best of the Best PLC was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/07 01:05
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2019/10/31
Annual Earnings2019/04/30


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.