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Executive Summary

IG Group Holdings plc operates as a multi-platform trading company worldwide. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Outstanding track record 6 star dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has IG Group Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: IGG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Capital Markets


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Capital Markets


GB Market

Return vs Industry: IGG exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 12.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IGG underperformed the UK Market which returned 18.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.9%1.9%0.6%
30 Day3.7%-0.04%-0.4%
90 Day-7.3%1.9%1.4%
1 Year23.1%16.6%16.0%12.8%24.3%18.9%
3 Year17.2%-3.0%40.2%25.4%12.1%-0.7%
5 Year30.2%-1.8%104.0%70.2%40.9%13.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is IG Group Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is IG Group Holdings 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: IGG (£8.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£11.74)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IGG is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.6x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (15x).

PE vs Market: IGG is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.6x) compared to the UK market (23.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IGG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is IG Group Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if IGG'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: IGG's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: IGG's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: IGG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.6%)

Past Performance

How has IG Group Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IGG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IGG's current net profit margins (43.5%) are higher than last year (37.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IGG's earnings have grown by 14.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IGG's earnings growth over the past year (54.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: IGG earnings growth over the past year (54.7%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 21.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: IGG's Return on Equity (32.8%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is IG Group Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IGG's short term assets (£1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (£478.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: IGG's short term assets (£1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (£116.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IGG's debt to equity ratio (8.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: IGG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.08% to 8.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: IGG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (496.5%).

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

Balance Sheet


What is IG Group Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJul 25 2021Ex Dividend DateSep 23 2021Dividend Pay DateOct 21 202128 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 59 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IGG's dividend (4.97%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.31%).

High Dividend: IGG's dividend (4.97%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.9%), IGG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: IGG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (61.2% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


June Felix (65 yo)





Ms. June Yee Felix serves as Non-Executive Director at RELX PLC since October 15, 2020. She has been the Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director at IG Group Holdings plc since October 30, 2018. M...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: June's total compensation ($USD5.01M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.20M).

Compensation vs Earnings: June's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: IGG's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: IGG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 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: 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 16.9%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

IG Group Holdings plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: IG Group Holdings plc
  • Ticker: IGG
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1974
  • Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: UK£3.739b
  • Shares outstanding: 430.02m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • IG Group Holdings plc
  • Cannon Bridge House
  • 25 Dowgate Hill
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4R 2YA
  • United Kingdom



IG Group Holdings plc operates as a multi-platform trading company worldwide. It offers CFDs (contracts for difference), are derivative contracts that enable clients to take advantage of changes in an asse...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/25 17:48
End of Day Share Price2021/07/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/05/31

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.