The Heavitree Brewery PLC, together with its subsidiaries, leases and operates public houses in the United Kingdom.
Undervalued with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Heavitree Brewery's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HVTA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HVTA exceeded the UK Hospitality industry which returned -36.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HVTA matched the UK Market which returned -15.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Heavitree Brewery's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Heavitree Brewery 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: HVTA (£1.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HVTA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HVTA is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (18.4x).
PE vs Market: HVTA is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.4x) compared to the UK market (14.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HVTA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HVTA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (1x).
How is Heavitree Brewery 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 Heavitree Brewery 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 Heavitree Brewery performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HVTA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HVTA's current net profit margins (16.5%) are lower than last year (17.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HVTA's earnings have grown by 7.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HVTA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HVTA had negative earnings growth (-18%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-15.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HVTA's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is Heavitree Brewery's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HVTA's short term assets (£970.0K) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: HVTA's short term assets (£970.0K) do not cover its long term liabilities (£5.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HVTA's debt to equity ratio (48.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HVTA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 69.3% to 48.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HVTA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21%).
Interest Coverage: HVTA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9x coverage).
What is Heavitree Brewery current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HVTA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HVTA'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 HVTA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HVTA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: HVTA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of HVTA'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
Mr. Graham J. Crocker has been Managing Director of Heavitree Brewery plc since May 1, 2007 and serves as its Finance Director. Mr. Crocker is responsible for the Heavitree Brewery's financial affairs. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Graham's total compensation ($USD233.14K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD347.51K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Graham's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||13.17yrs||UK£215.00k||16% £1.9m|
|MD, Finance Director & Director||13.17yrs||UK£187.00k||0.91% £107.1k|
|Trade Director & Director||no data||UK£183.00k||1.24% £145.7k|
|Non Executive Director||no data||UK£18.00k||7.24% £848.1k|
|Senior Non Executive Director||no data||UK£28.00k||3.84% £450.5k|
|Non-Executive Director||11yrs||UK£18.00k||1.62% £189.8k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.83yr||UK£3.00k||0.046% £5.4k|
Experienced Board: HVTA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11 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.
The Heavitree Brewery PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Heavitree Brewery PLC
- Ticker: HVTA
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1790
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: UK£11.717m
- Shares outstanding: 4.80m
- Website: https://www.heavitreebrewery.co.uk
Number of Employees
- The Heavitree Brewery PLC
- Trood Lane
- EX2 8YP
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HVT||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|HVTA||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Class A Limited Voting Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
The Heavitree Brewery PLC, together with its subsidiaries, leases and operates public houses in the United Kingdom. Its pubs offer various facilities, such as beer garden, children's play area, food, waterside location, and parking and accommodation services. The company also owns freehold land in the United States. The Heavitree Brewery PLC was founded in 1790 and is based in Exeter, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/04 21:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/03 00:00|
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