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Executive Summary

888 Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides online gaming entertainment products and solutions. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has 888 Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 888 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 888's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.6%

888

-0.4%

GB Hospitality

-1.5%

GB Market


1 Year Return

67.3%

888

-24.2%

GB Hospitality

-10.7%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: 888 exceeded the UK Hospitality industry which returned -21% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 888 exceeded the UK Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

888IndustryMarket
7 Day3.6%-0.4%-1.5%
30 Day1.3%23.7%12.4%
90 Day38.0%19.3%6.5%
1 Year73.3%67.3%-22.0%-24.2%-7.2%-10.7%
3 Year18.6%3.4%-7.9%-16.1%-0.7%-12.9%
5 Year93.5%51.7%11.5%-7.4%25.2%-3.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is 888 Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is 888 Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

19.78x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 888 (£2.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£2.16)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 888 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 888 is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (30.5x).

PE vs Market: 888 is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the UK market (21.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: 888 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 888 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.6x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is 888 Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

4.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 888's forecast earnings growth (4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: 888's earnings (4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (27.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 888's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 888's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 888's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: 888's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.7%)


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Past Performance

How has 888 Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

16.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 888 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 888's current net profit margins (10.2%) are lower than last year (11%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 888's earnings have grown by 16% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 888's earnings growth over the past year (14.2%) is below its 5-year average (16% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 888 earnings growth over the past year (14.2%) exceeded the Hospitality industry -13.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 888's Return on Equity (33.5%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is 888 Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 888's short term assets ($203.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($263.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: 888's short term assets ($203.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($30.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 888 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 888 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: 888 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 888 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is 888 Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.71%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 888's dividend (1.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.72%).

High Dividend: 888's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.93%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 888's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 888's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.9%), 888's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: 888's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Itai Pazner (47 yo)

1.83yrs

Tenure

US$1,773,627

Compensation

Mr. Itai Pazner has been Chief Executive Officer of 888 Holdings plc since January 24, 2019 and served its Chief Operating Officer since October 2017 until January 24, 2019. Mr. Pazner has been a Director ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Itai's total compensation ($USD1.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.80M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Itai's compensation with company performance.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Itai Pazner
CEO & Director1.83yrsUS$1.77m0.22%
$ 2.3m
Yariv Dafna
CFO & Directorno datano datano data
Anne de Kerckhove
Independent Non-Executive Director3yrsUS$128.00kno data
Brian Mattingley
Non-Executive Chairman5.5yrsUS$432.00k0.039%
$ 400.0k
Limor Ganot
Independent Non-Executive Director0.33yrno datano data
Mark Summerfield
Independent Non-Executive Director1.17yrsUS$43.00k0.0085%
$ 88.2k
Zvika Zivlin
Independent Non-Executive Director3.5yrsUS$153.00kno data
Jonathan Mendelsohn
Independent Non-Executive Director0.17yrno datano data

1.7yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 888's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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: 888 insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

888 Holdings plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: 888 Holdings plc
  • Ticker: 888
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Casinos and Gaming
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: UK£1.033b
  • Shares outstanding: 368.82m
  • Website: https://corporate.888.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • 888 Holdings plc
  • Europort
  • Suite 601/701
  • Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
888LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPSep 2005
C8VDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURSep 2005
EIHD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDSep 2005
888LBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPSep 2005

Biography

888 Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides online gaming entertainment products and solutions. It operates through Business to Customer and Business to Business segments. The company owns p...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/30 20:26
End of Day Share Price2020/11/30 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.