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HICL

HICL InfrastructureLSE:HICL Stock Report

Last Price

UK£1.74

Market Cap

UK£3.4b

7D

0%

1Y

3.6%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
HICL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends5/6

HICL Stock Overview

HICL Infrastructure PLC specializes in direct and fund of funds investments.

HICL Infrastructure Competitors

Schroders

LSE:SDR

UK£8.7b

TotalEnergies

ENXTPA:TTE

€133.6b

Allianz

XTRA:ALV

€91.4b

AXA

ENXTPA:CS

€66.9b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for HICL Infrastructure
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.74
52 Week HighUK£1.81
52 Week LowUK£1.59
Beta0.18
1 Month Change-0.46%
3 Month Change7.80%
1 Year Change3.57%
3 Year Change7.60%
5 Year Change6.61%
Change since IPO64.34%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

HICLGB Capital MarketsGB Market
7D0%-1.4%-1.0%
1Y3.6%-3.0%8.3%

Return vs Industry: HICL exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HICL underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HICL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HICL volatility
HICL Average Weekly Movement1.7%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2018n/an/ahttps://www.hicl.com

HICL Infrastructure PLC specializes in direct and fund of funds investments. For direct investments, it seeks to invest in infrastructure projects. It invests in project companies which have not yet completed the construction phases of their concessions including project companies which are in the process of bidding for project concessions.

HICL Infrastructure Fundamentals Summary

How do HICL Infrastructure's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HICL fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£3.37b
Earnings (TTM)UK£187.40m
Revenue (TTM)UK£190.50m

18.0x

P/E Ratio

17.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HICL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£190.50m
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£190.50m
ExpensesUK£3.10m
EarningsUK£187.40m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 25, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.097
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin98.37%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did HICL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.7%

Current Dividend Yield

85%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is HICL Infrastructure undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HICL (£1.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.77)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HICL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HICL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (10.9x).

PE vs Market: HICL is good value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HICL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is HICL Infrastructure forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

9.0%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if HICL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if HICL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if HICL's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the UK market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if HICL's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: HICL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).

Past Performance

How has HICL Infrastructure performed over the past 5 years?

-7.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HICL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HICL's current net profit margins (98.4%) are higher than last year (97%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HICL's earnings have declined by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HICL's earnings growth over the past year (152.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HICL earnings growth over the past year (152.6%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 66.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: HICL's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is HICL Infrastructure's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HICL's short term assets (£1.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£900.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: HICL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HICL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HICL had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is HICL Infrastructure current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.74%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HICL's dividend (4.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.41%).

High Dividend: HICL's dividend (4.74%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (85.3%), HICL's payments are 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.

Management

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


CEO

HICL Infrastructure has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


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

HICL Infrastructure PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: HICL Infrastructure PLC
  • Ticker: HICL
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 2018
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£3.374b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.94b
  • Website: https://www.hicl.com

Location

  • HICL Infrastructure PLC
  • 12 Charles II Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1Y 4QU
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/19 21:17
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
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.