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Peel Hunt AIM:PEEL Stock Report

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10 Aug, 2022


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PEEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6

PEEL Stock Overview

Peel Hunt Limited operates as a mid and small-cap focused investment bank in the United Kingdom.

Peel Hunt Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Peel Hunt
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.04
52 Week HighUK£2.35
52 Week LowUK£1.01
1 Month Change-7.18%
3 Month Change-13.39%
1 Year Changen/a
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-55.58%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PEELGB Capital MarketsGB Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how PEEL performed against the UK Capital Markets industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how PEEL performed against the UK Market.

Price Volatility

Is PEEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PEEL volatility
PEEL Average Weekly Movement1.8%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: PEEL is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PEEL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1989309Steven Fine

Peel Hunt Limited operates as a mid and small-cap focused investment bank in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Investment Banking, Research & Distribution, and Execution & Trading segments. The Investment Banking segment provides equity and debt capital markets; private and retail capital markets; mergers and acquisitions; investor relations, debt advisory, private equity, and corporate broking services.

Peel Hunt Fundamentals Summary

How do Peel Hunt's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PEEL fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£127.11m
Earnings (TTM)UK£10.95m
Revenue (TTM)UK£128.45m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PEEL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£31.32m
Gross ProfitUK£97.13m
Other ExpensesUK£86.17m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.089
Gross Margin75.61%
Net Profit Margin8.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio27.0%

How did PEEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • 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 PEEL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PEEL 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/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ratio0.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

PEEL PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PEEL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16x
AGFX Argentex Group
JIM Jarvis Securities
NUM Numis
FRP FRP Advisory Group
PEEL Peel Hunt

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PEEL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the peer average (16x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PEEL is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (10x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PEEL'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.

PEEL PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio11.6x
Fair PE Ratio18.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: PEEL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.9x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: PEEL (£1.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£12.31)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PEEL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

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 Peel Hunt forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: PEEL's forecast earnings growth (21.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: PEEL's earnings (21.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (9.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: PEEL's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PEEL's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PEEL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15%).

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Past Performance

How has Peel Hunt performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PEEL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PEEL's current net profit margins (8.5%) are higher than last year (1.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if PEEL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare PEEL's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PEEL earnings growth over the past year (194.1%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 23.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: PEEL's Return on Equity (35.9%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Peel Hunt's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PEEL's short term assets (£699.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£585.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: PEEL's short term assets (£699.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£41.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PEEL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PEEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PEEL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PEEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is Peel Hunt current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PEEL's dividend (3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.85%).

High Dividend: PEEL's dividend (3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.17%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether PEEL's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if PEEL's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.2%), PEEL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: PEEL is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Steven Fine



Mr. Steven Harvey Fine is Chief Executive & Director of Peel Hunt LLP. He serves as Chief Executive Officer at Peel Hunt Limited since 2016 in which capacity he oversees all of Peel Hunt’s activity across...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PEEL's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: PEEL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PEEL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: PEEL only recently listed within the past 12 months.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Peel Hunt Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Peel Hunt Limited
  • Ticker: PEEL
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£127.105m
  • Shares outstanding: 122.81m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Peel Hunt Limited
  • Dorey Court
  • Ground Floor
  • Saint Peter Port
  • GY1 2HT
  • Guernsey


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/10 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/10 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.