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RiverFort Global Opportunities

Executive Summary

RiverFort Global Opportunities plc is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in equity, convertible debt, mezzanine debt, senior debt and royalty instruments investing across the growth stage of public and private small cap growth companies. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has RiverFort Global Opportunities's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RGO is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RGO's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.6%

RGO

-5.6%

GB Capital Markets

1.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

93.3%

RGO

11.2%

GB Capital Markets

4.6%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: RGO exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 11.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RGO exceeded the UK Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RGOIndustryMarket
7 Day3.6%-5.6%1.2%
30 Day16.0%-6.6%0.9%
90 Day63.8%0.06%2.4%
1 Year97.5%93.3%14.8%11.2%10.6%4.6%
3 Year5.8%3.6%39.5%23.7%8.6%-4.5%
5 Year-10.2%-12.1%99.0%65.5%39.5%12.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is RiverFort Global Opportunities's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is RiverFort Global Opportunities undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.8x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RGO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RGO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RGO is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (20.1x).

PE vs Market: RGO is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the UK market (24.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RGO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RGO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

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

24.8%

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 RiverFort Global Opportunities 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.


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Past Performance

How has RiverFort Global Opportunities performed over the past 5 years?

12.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

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

Growing Profit Margin: RGO became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RGO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 12.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: RGO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: RGO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-1.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RGO's Return on Equity (9.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is RiverFort Global Opportunities's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RGO's short term assets (£6.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£94.1K).

Long Term Liabilities: RGO has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RGO is debt free.

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

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

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is RiverFort Global Opportunities's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.76%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RGO's dividend (2.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.49%).

High Dividend: RGO's dividend (2.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.51%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.7%), RGO's dividend payments are 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.


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Management

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

3.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

RiverFort Global Opportunities has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Nicholas Lee
Investment Director & Director9.92yrsUK£52.00k0.68%
£ 66.7k
David Thompson
Finance Director11.33yrsno datano data
Miles Nicholson
Secretaryno datano datano data
Christopher Neo
3.75yrsno datano data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: RGO's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Nicholas Lee
Investment Director & Director9.92yrsUK£52.00k0.68%
£ 66.7k
Amanda Bianca Marziliano Van Dyke
Non-Executive Director4.92yrsUK£22.00kno data
Philip Haydn-Slater
Independent Non-Executive Chairman2.17yrsUK£35.00k2.95%
£ 290.0k
Andrew Nesbitt
Non-Executive Director3.08yrsno data0.15%
£ 14.5k

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RGO's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

RiverFort Global Opportunities plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: RiverFort Global Opportunities plc
  • Ticker: RGO
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1932
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: UK£9.845m
  • Shares outstanding: 678.93m
  • Website: https://riverfortglobalopportunities.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • RiverFort Global Opportunities plc
  • 18 High Street
  • Suite 39
  • High Wycombe
  • Buckinghamshire
  • HP11 2BE
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RGOAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

RiverFort Global Opportunities plc is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in equity, convertible debt, mezzanine debt, senior debt and royalty instruments investing across the growth sta...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/06 19:47
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.