AIM:WEY

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Wey Education plc provides online educational services using an Internet-based platform to deliver teaching to students at primary, secondary, and of sixth-form age worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with concerning outlook.

Share Price & News

How has Wey Education's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

8.6%

WEY

-0.7%

GB Consumer Services

-3.3%

GB Market


1 Year Return

282.4%

WEY

-2.9%

GB Consumer Services

-25.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: WEY exceeded the UK Consumer Services industry which returned -3.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WEY exceeded the UK Market which returned -22.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WEYIndustryMarket
7 Day8.6%-0.7%-3.3%
30 Day51.7%-20.7%-19.5%
90 Day67.7%-21.0%-28.9%
1 Year282.4%282.4%-1.6%-2.9%-21.0%-25.0%
3 Year130.4%130.4%-12.3%-15.7%-14.7%-25.8%
5 Year856.0%856.0%-42.7%-56.4%-1.5%-24.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Wey Education undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

5.44x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WEY (£0.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.14)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: WEY 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 WEY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WEY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.4x) compared to the GB Consumer Services industry average (2.6x).


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Future Growth

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

19.6%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WEY's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.5%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WEY'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: WEY's revenue (19.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (2.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WEY's revenue (19.6% 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 WEY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Wey Education performed over the past 5 years?

8.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WEY is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: WEY is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WEY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: WEY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (42.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WEY has a negative Return on Equity (-6.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Wey Education's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WEY's short term assets (£5.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: WEY has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WEY is debt free.

Reducing Debt: WEY currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: WEY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if WEY's debt is covered by short term assets.


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 WEY has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: WEY is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 47.1% per year.


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Dividend

What is Wey Education's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.36%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WEY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WEY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WEY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WEY's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WEY'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?

1.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Jacqui Daniell (58yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£147,193

Compensation

Mrs. Jacqueline Karen Daniell, also known as Jacqui, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Wey Education Plc since April 2019 and has been its Executive Director since October 31, 2016 and was its Interi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jacqui's total compensation ($USD182.47K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD333.37K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jacqui's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jacqueline Daniell
CEO & Executive Directorno dataUK£147.19k7.47% £2.5m
Barry Nichols-Grey
Executive Director of Finance1.5yrsUK£92.83k0.061% £20.0k
Anthony Knowles
HR Director & Executive Director1.92yrsUK£92.84k0.16% £51.8k
Sara de Freitas
Executive Director0.25yrno datano data
Barrie Reginald Whipp
Chairman of the Board1.42yrsUK£43.16k0.72% £236.9k
John Edward Bridges
Senior Independent Non-Executive Directorno dataUK£15.00k0.36% £119.5k
Erica Pienaar
Independent Non-Executive Director5.17yrsUK£26.56k0.14% £47.8k
Elizabeth Sidwell
Member of Academic Advisory Board3.25yrsno datano data

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WEY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wey Education plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wey Education plc
  • Ticker: WEY
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: UK£33.028m
  • Shares outstanding: 138.19m
  • Website: https://www.weyeducation.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wey Education plc
  • 10 Orange Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • WC2H 7DQ
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WEYAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPApr 2011

Biography

Wey Education plc provides online educational services using an Internet-based platform to deliver teaching to students at primary, secondary, and of sixth-form age worldwide. It operates two school brands, InterHigh, an online school and Academy 21, which provides alternative education potions for other schools and businesses. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based 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 Analysis2020/04/01 22:58
End of Day Share Price2020/04/01 00:00
Earnings2019/08/31
Annual Earnings2019/08/31


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.