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INV

InvestmentLSE:INV Stock Report

Last Price

UK£3.12

Market Cap

UK£14.9m

7D

-0.6%

1Y

10.2%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials
INV fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

INV Stock Overview

The Investment Company plc is a closed-ended balanced fund launched and managed Fiske Plc.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Investment
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£3.12
52 Week HighUK£3.21
52 Week LowUK£2.77
Beta0.45
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change5.05%
1 Year Change10.25%
3 Year Change5.76%
5 Year Change-6.17%
Change since IPO563.83%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

INVGB Capital MarketsGB Market
7D-0.6%-1.4%-1.0%
1Y10.2%-3.0%8.3%

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

Return vs Market: INV exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is INV's price volatile compared to industry and market?
INV volatility
INV Average Weekly Movement1.3%
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: INV is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.

Volatility Over Time: INV's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
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The Investment Company plc is a closed-ended balanced fund launched and managed Fiske Plc. The fund invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the United Kingdom. It primarily invests in a portfolio of equities, preference shares, loans, stocks, and long-term debentures.

Investment Fundamentals Summary

How do Investment's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
INV fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£14.89m
Earnings (TTM)UK£1.39m
Revenue (TTM)UK£2.04m

10.7x

P/E Ratio

7.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
INV income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£2.04m
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£2.04m
ExpensesUK£652.37k
EarningsUK£1.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.29
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin68.03%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did INV perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

10.73x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: INV (£3.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: INV is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: INV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (10.9x).

PE vs Market: INV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: INV is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

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

9.0%

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 Investment 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 Investment performed over the past 5 years?

-17.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: INV has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: INV became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: INV has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -17% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: INV has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (66.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: INV's Return on Equity (8.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Investment's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: INV's short term assets (£929.8K) exceed its short term liabilities (£266.9K).

Long Term Liabilities: INV has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: INV is debt free.

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

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

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


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate INV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate INV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if INV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if INV's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: INV is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of INV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.

Management

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

21.4yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Investment has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

Experienced Board: INV's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.4 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Investment Company plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Number of Employees


Location

  • The Investment Company plc
  • Salisbury House
  • London Wall
  • London
  • EC2M 5QS
  • 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 21:11
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


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.