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BOTB

Best of the BestAIM:BOTB Stock Report

Last Price

UK£4.35

Market Cap

UK£40.9m

7D

14.5%

1Y

-82.2%

Updated

26 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BOTB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

BOTB Stock Overview

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

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Best of the Best
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£4.35
52 Week HighUK£36.00
52 Week LowUK£3.50
Beta0.74
1 Month Change-25.64%
3 Month Change-36.03%
1 Year Change-82.25%
3 Year Change45.00%
5 Year Change30.83%
Change since IPO544.44%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 14
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I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Best of the Best (LON:BOTB) Passed With Ease

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Shareholder Returns

BOTBGB HospitalityGB Market
7D14.5%-5.6%-3.0%
1Y-82.2%-1.0%2.8%

Return vs Industry: BOTB underperformed the UK Hospitality industry which returned -1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BOTB underperformed the UK Market which returned 2.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BOTB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BOTB volatility
BOTB Average Weekly Movement12.7%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: BOTB is more volatile than 90% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BOTB's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199921Will Hindmarchhttps://www.botb.com

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, luxury watches, gadgets/technology, holidays, cash, and other items.

Best of the Best Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BOTB income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£42.71m
Cost of RevenueUK£17.47m
Gross ProfitUK£25.24m
ExpensesUK£16.79m
EarningsUK£8.45m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.90
Gross Margin59.09%
Net Profit Margin19.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did BOTB perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

21.8%

Current Dividend Yield

6%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Best of the Best 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: BOTB (£4.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£9.25)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BOTB is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.8x) compared to the UK Hospitality industry average (43.4x).

PE vs Market: BOTB is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.8x) compared to the UK market (18.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BOTB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BOTB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.4x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (2x).


Future Growth

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

-20.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BOTB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: BOTB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BOTB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BOTB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BOTB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BOTB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (32.4%)


Past Performance

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

44.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BOTB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BOTB's current net profit margins (19.8%) are lower than last year (24.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BOTB's earnings have grown significantly by 44.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BOTB's earnings growth over the past year (6%) is below its 5-year average (44.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BOTB earnings growth over the past year (6%) underperformed the Hospitality industry 24.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BOTB's Return on Equity (133%) is considered outstanding.


Financial Health

How is Best of the Best's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BOTB's short term assets (£8.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.6M).

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


Dividend

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

21.84%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BOTB's dividend (21.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).

High Dividend: BOTB's dividend (21.84%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.24%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.6%), BOTB's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BOTB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.7% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

2.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Will Hindmarch (47 yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£266,903

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 serves as an Executive Director of Best...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Will's total compensation ($USD360.70K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD326.26K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BOTB's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BOTB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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 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
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£40.946m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.41m
  • Website: https://www.botb.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/26 22:25
End of Day Share Price2022/01/26 00:00
Earnings2021/10/31
Annual Earnings2021/04/30


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.