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Caledonia Investments LSE:CLDN Stock Report

Last Price


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16 May, 2022


Company Financials
CLDN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

CLDN Stock Overview

Caledonia Investments plc is a self-managed investment trust company.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Caledonia Investments
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£37.20
52 Week HighUK£41.51
52 Week LowUK£29.80
1 Month Change1.78%
3 Month Change3.05%
1 Year Change23.38%
3 Year Change25.04%
5 Year Change33.53%
Change since IPO997.35%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CLDNGB Capital MarketsGB Market

Return vs Industry: CLDN exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -10.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLDN exceeded the UK Market which returned -3.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CLDN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CLDN volatility
CLDN Average Weekly Movement4.3%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement6.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: CLDN is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CLDN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

192866Will Wyatt

Caledonia Investments plc is a self-managed investment trust company. It invests in private and public equity markets across the globe. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against the FTSE All-Share Total Return Index.

Caledonia Investments Fundamentals Summary

How do Caledonia Investments's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CLDN fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£2.02b
Earnings (TTM)UK£625.60m
Revenue (TTM)UK£633.40m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CLDN income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£633.40m
Other ExpensesUK£7.80m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)11.54
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin98.77%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did CLDN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Caledonia Investments undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CLDN (£37.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£69)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CLDN is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.2x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (9.5x).

PE vs Market: CLDN is good value based on its PE Ratio (3.2x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CLDN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.1x).

Future Growth

How is Caledonia Investments 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 Caledonia Investments 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.

Past Performance

How has Caledonia Investments performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

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

Growing Profit Margin: CLDN became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLDN's earnings have grown by 8.6% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CLDN has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (62.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CLDN's Return on Equity (24.6%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is Caledonia Investments'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: CLDN's short term assets (£276.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£30.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CLDN's short term assets (£276.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£4.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLDN is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CLDN had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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

Balance Sheet


What is Caledonia Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CLDN's dividend (1.7%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.78%).

High Dividend: CLDN's dividend (1.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.85%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.6%), CLDN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (78.3%), CLDN's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Will Wyatt (53 yo)





Mr. William Penfold Wyatt, also known as Will, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Caledonia Investments PLC since July 21, 2010 and Executive Director since April 4, 2005 and previously served as an A...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Will's total compensation ($USD2.24M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.89M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CLDN's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CLDN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Caledonia Investments plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Caledonia Investments plc
  • Ticker: CLDN
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1928
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£2.017b
  • Shares outstanding: 54.21m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Caledonia Investments plc
  • Cayzer House
  • 30 Buckingham Gate
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1E 6NN
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.