Comptoir Group plc owns and operates restaurants under the Comptoir Libanais and Shawa brand names in the United Kingdom.
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Comptoir Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COM underperformed the UK Hospitality industry which returned -27.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COM underperformed the UK Market which returned -11% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Comptoir Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Comptoir Group plc (LON:COM) Shares This Year?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Comptoir Group plc's (LON:COM) CEO Paid Enough Relative To Peers?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Comptoir Group (LON:COM) Shares Three Years Ago Have A 87% Loss To Show For It
Is Comptoir Group 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: COM (£0.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: COM 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 COM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (1x).
How is Comptoir Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Comptoir Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Comptoir Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: COM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -39.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare COM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: COM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COM has a negative Return on Equity (-6.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Comptoir Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COM's short term assets (£7.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£7.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: COM's short term assets (£7.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£24.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COM's debt to equity ratio (3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: COM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 42.8% to 3% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable COM has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: COM is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 23.5% per year.
What is Comptoir Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: COM is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Chaker Hanna (58yo)
Mr. Chaker Hanna has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Comptoir Group plc since August 16, 2011. Mr. Hanna joined as a Partner in the business in 2010. He has experience within the ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chaker's total compensation ($USD237.17K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD341.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chaker's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Executive Director||8.83yrs||UK£189.21k||18.41% £903.4k|
|CFO, Secretary & Director||1.92yrs||UK£187.51k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||6.25yrs||UK£30.00k||0.50% £24.4k|
Experienced Board: COM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Comptoir Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Comptoir Group plc
- Ticker: COM
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: UK£4.907m
- Shares outstanding: 122.67m
- Website: https://www.comptoirlibanais.com
Number of Employees
- Comptoir Group plc
- Plantain Place
- Unit 2
- Greater London
- SE1 1YN
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COM||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jun 2016|
Comptoir Group plc owns and operates restaurants under the Comptoir Libanais and Shawa brand names in the United Kingdom. The company offers Lebanese and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine dining. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 27 restaurants and 4 franchises. The company was formerly known as Levant Restaurants Group Limited and changed its name to Comptoir Group plc in June 2016. Comptoir Group plc was founded in 2000 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/03 00:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/02 00:00|
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.