Octagonal Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides settlement, safe custody, and other ancillary services to investors, hedge funds, institutions, family offices, and high net worth individuals primarily in the United Kingdom. More Details
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Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.
Share Price & News
How has Octagonal's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OCT is more volatile than 90% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 30% a week.
Volatility Over Time: OCT's weekly volatility has increased from 17% to 30% over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: OCT underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 5.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OCT underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Octagonal's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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8 months ago | Simply Wall StVolatility 101: Should Octagonal (LON:OCT) Shares Have Dropped 39%?
Is Octagonal 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: OCT (£0.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OCT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: OCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the UK market (23.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OCT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OCT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).
How is Octagonal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Octagonal 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether Octagonal is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- Octagonal competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.
How has Octagonal performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OCT has a large one-off gain of £1.6M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: OCT's current net profit margins (17.9%) are lower than last year (28.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OCT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 5.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: OCT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: OCT had negative earnings growth (-14.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (-0.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: OCT's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.
How is Octagonal's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OCT's short term assets (£7.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: OCT has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OCT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: OCT has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: OCT has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: OCT has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Octagonal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: OCT's dividend (20%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.5%).
High Dividend: OCT's dividend (20%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.55%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, OCT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: OCT has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (115.5%), OCT's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Sam Esqulant (38 yo)
Ms. Samantha Dru Esqulant, also known as Sam, has been Chief Executive Officer at Octagonal Plc since September 25,2018 and has been Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at Octagonal Plc since No...
|Executive Chairman||3.58yrs||UK£501.00k||52.89% |
|CEO & Executive Director||2.33yrs||UK£176.00k||no data|
|CFO, Secretary & Executive Director||5.58yrs||UK£140.00k||no data|
|Independent Non Executive Director||2.83yrs||UK£100.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: OCT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Octagonal Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Octagonal Plc
- Ticker: OCT
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£5.686m
- Shares outstanding: 568.58m
- Website: https://www.octagonalplc.com
Number of Employees
- Octagonal Plc
- 2 London Wall Buildings
- 2nd Floor
- Greater London
- EC2M 5PP
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|OCT||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jun 2015|
Octagonal Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides settlement, safe custody, and other ancillary services to investors, hedge funds, institutions, family offices, and high net worth individuals primarily in...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/21 19:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/24 00:00|
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.