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Gunsynd AIM:GUN Stock Report

Last Price


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02 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
GUN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

GUN Stock Overview

Gunsynd Plc is a private equity firm that specializes in buyout and project investments.

Gunsynd Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Gunsynd
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.0042
52 Week HighUK£0.012
52 Week LowUK£0.0036
1 Month Change-17.00%
3 Month Change-27.83%
1 Year Change-61.40%
3 Year Change-62.44%
5 Year Change-86.05%
Change since IPO-99.91%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

GUNGB Capital MarketsGB Market

Return vs Industry: GUN underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -20.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GUN underperformed the UK Market which returned -15.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GUN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GUN volatility
GUN Average Weekly Movement5.6%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: GUN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GUN's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company


Gunsynd Plc is a private equity firm that specializes in buyout and project investments. The firm seeks to invest in natural resource and energy sector. The firm may make investments in all types of assets and there will be no investment restrictions on the type of investment that the company might make or the type of opportunity that may be considered.

Gunsynd Fundamentals Summary

How do Gunsynd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GUN fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£1.87m
Earnings (TTM)UK£670.00k
Revenue (TTM)UK£1.27m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GUN income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£1.27m
Other ExpensesUK£601.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0015
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin52.71%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did GUN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is GUN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GUN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

GUN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does GUN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

GUN PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for GUN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average7.6x
WSL Worldsec
SURE Sure Ventures
BRH Braveheart Investment Group
BLU Blue Star Capital
GUN Gunsynd

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GUN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.8x) compared to the peer average (7.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does GUN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Capital Markets Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GUN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.8x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (11.3x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is GUN's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

GUN PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio2.8x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GUN's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of GUN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GUN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GUN's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Gunsynd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Gunsynd has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Examine Gunsynd's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • Gunsynd competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Gunsynd performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GUN has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GUN's current net profit margins (52.7%) are higher than last year (44.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GUN has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 31.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: GUN's earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) is below its 5-year average (31.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: GUN earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) underperformed the Capital Markets industry 15.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: GUN's Return on Equity (11.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Gunsynd's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GUN's short term assets (£1.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£62.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: GUN has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GUN is debt free.

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

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

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

Balance Sheet

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What is Gunsynd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Gunsynd Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Gunsynd dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Gunsynd)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)6.1%
Industry Average (Capital Markets)3.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Gunsynd)n/a

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

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

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as GUN has not reported any payouts.

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


Average board tenure


Gunsynd has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Board Members

Experienced Board: GUN's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).


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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of GUN?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies117,6470.03%
Public Companies1,445,7860.3%
Employee Share Scheme30,000,0006.7%
Individual Insiders59,813,06013.3%
General Public151,018,49133.6%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 62.81% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
M. D. Barnard & Co. Ltd., Asset Management Arm
Gunsynd Employee Benefit Trust
30,000,000£124.5k0%no data
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
26,667,685£110.7k9.14%no data
Christopher Akers
25,000,000£103.8k0%no data
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
18,865,622£78.3k14.23%no data
IG Group Holdings Plc, Asset Management Arm
Lockwood Advisors, Inc.
17,800,001£73.9k0%no data
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
15,402,475£63.9k-23.17%no data
David Brown
14,666,667£60.9k0%no data
Donald Ian Layman Strang
12,820,211£53.2k0%no data
Credo Group of Companies
Jarvis Securities plc, Asset Management Arm
11,509,474£47.8k-24.07%no data
UBS Asset Management
9,733,682£40.4k11.3%no data
Close Asset Management Limited
9,423,782£39.1k76.91%no data
Peter Ruse
4,164,706£17.3k0%no data
Equiniti Group Limited, Asset Management Arm
3,466,421£14.4k74.51%no data
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
3,328,692£13.8k-5.6%no data
Saxo Bank A/S, Asset Management Arm
3,300,089£13.7k0%no data
Hamish Harris
3,161,476£13.1k0%no data
Cantor Fitzgerald Asset Management
2,087,000£8.7k5.03%no data
Marex Spectron Group Limited, Asset Management Arm
Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, Asset Management Arm
2,038,031£8.5k365.35%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
1,672,760£6.9k15%no data
0.36%, Asset Management Arm
1,616,893£6.7k-9.72%no data
James Sharp & Co., Asset Management Arm
1,490,000£6.2k0%no data

Company Information

Gunsynd Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Gunsynd Plc
  • Ticker: GUN
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£1.867m
  • Shares outstanding: 449.80m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Gunsynd Plc
  • 78 Pall Mall
  • St. James's
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1Y 5ES
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GUNAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPMay 2011
5AVDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMay 2011

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/02 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/07/31

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.