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Executive Summary

Brooks Macdonald Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of investment and wealth management services to private clients, pension funds, professional intermediaries, and trustees in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Brooks Macdonald Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BRK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BRK's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.1%

BRK

0.9%

GB Capital Markets

-0.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-11.8%

BRK

4.4%

GB Capital Markets

-7.7%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: BRK underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 5.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BRK underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BRKIndustryMarket
7 Day4.1%0.9%-0.1%
30 Day12.1%3.0%4.1%
90 Day20.6%14.5%14.7%
1 Year-8.9%-11.8%7.8%4.4%-4.0%-7.7%
3 Year3.6%-4.8%30.2%14.8%4.2%-8.5%
5 Year21.6%7.5%99.7%63.9%43.0%15.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Brooks Macdonald Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Brooks Macdonald Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.08x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BRK (£19.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£6.46)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BRK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.1x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (19.8x).

PE vs Market: BRK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.1x) compared to the UK market (23.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BRK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BRK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Brooks Macdonald Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

25.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BRK's forecast earnings growth (25.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1%).

Earnings vs Market: BRK's earnings (25.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (25.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BRK's revenue (8.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (6.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BRK's revenue (8.8% 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 BRK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Brooks Macdonald Group performed over the past 5 years?

-9.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BRK has a large one-off loss of £9.0M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BRK's current net profit margins (5.9%) are higher than last year (5.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BRK's earnings have declined by 9.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BRK's earnings growth over the past year (9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-9.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BRK earnings growth over the past year (9%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry -0.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BRK's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Brooks Macdonald Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BRK's short term assets (£76.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£28.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: BRK's short term assets (£76.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£20.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BRK is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BRK has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Brooks Macdonald Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.78%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BRK's dividend (2.78%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.5%).

High Dividend: BRK's dividend (2.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.55%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BRK's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (122.6%), BRK's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BRK's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Caroline Connellan (46 yo)

3.75yrs

Tenure

UK£909,000

Compensation

Ms. Caroline Mary Connellan has been Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Macdonald Group plc since joining in April 11, 2017 and serves as its Director. Her key skills & experience include: Strong and effect...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Caroline's total compensation ($USD1.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD817.51K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Caroline's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Caroline Connellan
CEO & Executive Director3.75yrsUK£909.00k0.095%
£ 273.8k
Benjamin Thorpe
Group Finance Director & Executive Director2.42yrsUK£807.00k0.057%
£ 164.8k
Lynsey Cross
Chief Operating Officer1yrno datano data
Edward Park
Chief Investment Officer0.33yrno datano data
Adrian Keane-Munday
MD of Financial Planning & Group Marketing Director2yrsno datano data
Alick Mackay
Strategy & Corporate Development Director1yrno datano data
Tom Emery
Human Resources Director4yrsno data3.06%
£ 8.9m
Andrew Shepherd
CEO of International & Group Deputy CEO5.42yrsUK£318.00k0.25%
£ 728.3k
Priti Verma
Chief Risk Officer2.42yrsno datano data
Robin Eggar
MD & Head of UK Investment Managementno datano datano data
Richard Hughes
Head of Business Development & Deputy CEO of Internationalno datano datano data
Liam Pryce-Jones
Senior Investment Director & Head of the South1.58yrsno datano data

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BRK's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Caroline Connellan
CEO & Executive Director3.75yrsUK£909.00k0.095%
£ 273.8k
Benjamin Thorpe
Group Finance Director & Executive Director2.42yrsUK£807.00k0.057%
£ 164.8k
Alan Carruthers
Independent Chairman of the Board1.83yrsUK£187.00k0.0093%
£ 26.8k
Dagmar Aspatria Kershaw
Independent Non-Executive Director0.50yrno datano data
John Linwood
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrsUK£66.00k0.0019%
£ 5.6k
Robert Burgess
Independent Non-Executive Director0.42yrno datano data
Richard Price
Senior Non-Executive Independent Director0.42yrUK£67.00k0.0093%
£ 26.8k

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BRK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 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: BRK insiders have only sold shares 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

Brooks Macdonald Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Brooks Macdonald Group plc
  • Ticker: BRK
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: UK£289.197m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.63m
  • Website: https://www.brooksmacdonald.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Brooks Macdonald Group plc
  • 21 Lombard Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC3V 9AH
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BRKAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPMar 2005

Biography

Brooks Macdonald Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of investment and wealth management services to private clients, pension funds, professional intermediaries, and trustees in the Unite...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/21 20:26
End of Day Share Price2021/01/21 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.