What Does Ten Entertainment Group Plc’s (LON:TEG) Past Performance Indicative Of Its Future?

Improvement in profitability and outperformance against the industry can be important characteristics in a stock for some investors. Below, I will assess Ten Entertainment Group Plc’s (LSE:TEG) track record on a high level, to give you some insight into how the company has been performing against its historical trend and its industry peers. View our latest analysis for Ten Entertainment Group

Was TEG’s recent earnings decline indicative of a tough track record?

I like to use data from the most recent 12 months, which either annualizes the most recent 6-month earnings update, or in some cases, the most recent annual report is already the latest available financial data. This blend allows me to examine different companies on a similar basis, using new information. For Ten Entertainment Group, its most recent bottom-line (trailing twelve month) is UK£1.51M, which, in comparison to last year’s figure, has fallen by -0.81%. Given that these values may be relatively nearsighted, I have calculated an annualized five-year value for TEG’s earnings, which stands at -UK£612.80K This means on average, Ten Entertainment Group has been able to increase its earnings over the past couple of years.

LSE:TEG Income Statement Feb 13th 18
LSE:TEG Income Statement Feb 13th 18
How has it been able to do this? Well, let’s take a look at whether it is solely due to industry tailwinds, or if Ten Entertainment Group has seen some company-specific growth. In the last few years, Ten Entertainment Group grew its bottom line faster than revenue by efficiently controlling its costs. This has led to a margin expansion and profitability over time. Eyeballing growth from a sector-level, the UK hospitality industry has been growing, albeit, at a muted single-digit rate of 5.57% in the previous year, and a substantial 11.02% over the past half a decade. This suggests that any tailwind the industry is profiting from, Ten Entertainment Group has not been able to realize the gains unlike its industry peers.

What does this mean?

Ten Entertainment Group’s track record can be a valuable insight into its earnings performance, but it certainly doesn’t tell the whole story. Companies are profitable, but have capricious earnings, can have many factors impacting its business. You should continue to research Ten Entertainment Group to get a better picture of the stock by looking at:

  • 1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for TEG’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for TEG’s outlook.
  • 2. Financial Health: Is TEG’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  • 3. Other High-Performing Stocks: Are there other stocks that provide better prospects with proven track records? Explore our free list of these great stocks here.
NB: Figures in this article are calculated using data from the trailing twelve months from 02 July 2017. This may not be consistent with full year annual report figures.