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Executive Summary

Schroders plc is a publicly owned investment manager. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Schroders's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: SDR's weekly volatility (2%) 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: SDR exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 14.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SDR exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.2%-0.7%-1.0%
30 Day3.3%-1.2%-2.2%
90 Day7.8%2.5%0.5%
1 Year39.6%35.1%14.9%11.7%24.1%19.2%
3 Year38.2%22.7%39.6%25.2%15.3%2.5%
5 Year68.5%40.0%99.1%66.2%35.4%10.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Schroders 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: SDR (£38.37) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£46.87)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SDR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (14.2x).

PE vs Market: SDR is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SDR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SDR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is Schroders forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SDR's forecast earnings growth (5.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: SDR's earnings (5.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (13.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SDR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SDR's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SDR's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SDR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.9%).

Past Performance

How has Schroders performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SDR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SDR's current net profit margins (19.6%) are higher than last year (18.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SDR's earnings have declined by 0.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SDR's earnings growth over the past year (22.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SDR earnings growth over the past year (22.6%) underperformed the Capital Markets industry 36.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: SDR's Return on Equity (14%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Schroders's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SDR's short term assets (£7.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: SDR's short term assets (£7.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£17.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SDR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SDR had no debt 5 years ago.

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

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

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SDR's dividend (3.02%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).

High Dividend: SDR's dividend (3.02%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.94%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.5%), SDR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SDR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.5% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Peter Harrison (55 yo)





Mr. Peter Harrison has been the Group Chief Executive Officer at Schroders plc since April 4, 2016. Mr. Harrison has been an Executive Director of Schroders Plc since May 23, 2014. He is responsible for th...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD8.63M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.69M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SDR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SDR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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

Schroders plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Schroders plc
  • Ticker: SDR
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1804
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: UK£9.825b
  • Shares outstanding: 273.89m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Schroders plc
  • 1 London Wall Place
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC2Y5AU
  • United Kingdom



Schroders plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides advisory and consultancy services. It provides its services to financial institutions, high net worth clients, large corporate,...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/17 22:25
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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