Gamesys Group plc, through its subsidiaries, operates online casino and bingo-led brands in the United Kingdom, Asia, Europe, and internationally. More Details
Proven track record with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Gamesys Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GYS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 0% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GYS's weekly volatility (0%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GYS exceeded the UK Hospitality industry which returned 38.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GYS exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gamesys Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StGamesys Group (LON:GYS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
5 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Adding Gamesys Group (LON:GYS) To Your Watchlist Today?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StResults: Gamesys Group plc Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates
Is Gamesys 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: GYS (£18.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£28.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GYS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GYS is good value based on its PE Ratio (34.8x) compared to the UK Hospitality industry average (35.7x).
PE vs Market: GYS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.8x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GYS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GYS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (2.6x).
How is Gamesys Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GYS's forecast earnings growth (20.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GYS's earnings (20.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GYS's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GYS's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GYS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.6%).
How has Gamesys Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GYS has a large one-off loss of £29.7M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GYS's current net profit margins (7.4%) are higher than last year (4.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GYS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 68.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GYS's earnings growth over the past year (113.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (68.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GYS earnings growth over the past year (113.7%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 8.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GYS's Return on Equity (11.5%) is considered low.
How is Gamesys Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GYS's short term assets (£324.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£194.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: GYS's short term assets (£324.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£579.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GYS's debt to equity ratio (98.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GYS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 82.4% to 98.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GYS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (43.8%).
Interest Coverage: GYS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).
What is Gamesys Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GYS's dividend (2.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: GYS's dividend (2.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether GYS's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.
Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if GYS's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (81.1%), GYS's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GYS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lee Fenton (51 yo)
Mr. Lee Daniel Fenton serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gamesys Group plc since September 26, 2019. He has been the Chief Operating Officer of freenet digital GmbH since February 12, 20...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lee's total compensation ($USD1.47M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lee's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GYS's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GYS's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GYS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Gamesys Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gamesys Group plc
- Ticker: GYS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Casinos and Gaming
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: UK£2.016b
- Shares outstanding: 109.73m
- Website: https://www.gamesysgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Gamesys Group plc
- 10 Piccadilly
- Greater London
- W1J 0DD
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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