Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc is a fund of Seneca Partners Limited. More Details
Share Price & News
How has Seneca Growth Capital VCT's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SVCT is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SVCT's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: SVCT underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 15.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SVCT underperformed the UK Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Seneca Growth Capital VCT's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Seneca Growth Capital VCT undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SVCT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SVCT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SVCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (20.9x).
PE vs Market: SVCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (4x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SVCT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SVCT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.5x).
How is Seneca Growth Capital VCT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Seneca Growth Capital VCT 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.
How has Seneca Growth Capital VCT performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SVCT has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SVCT became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SVCT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 47.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SVCT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SVCT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SVCT's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.
How is Seneca Growth Capital VCT's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SVCT's short term assets (£5.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£223.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: SVCT's short term assets (£5.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£193.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SVCT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SVCT has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2.8%.
Debt Coverage: SVCT has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SVCT has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Seneca Growth Capital VCT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SVCT's dividend (23.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).
High Dividend: SVCT's dividend (23.88%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.58%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SVCT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SVCT's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (94.8%), SVCT's dividend payments are not well 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Seneca Growth Capital VCT has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.7%.
Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc
- Ticker: SVCT
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£10.558m
- Shares outstanding: 17.18m
- Website: https://www.senecavct.co.uk
- Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc
- 12 The Parks
- WA12 0JQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HYG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Apr 2002|
|SVCT||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||New B Shares||GB||GBP||Sep 2018|
Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc is a fund of Seneca Partners Limited. The fund specializes in growth capital investments. It invests in emerging biotechnology companies. It prefers to invest in unquoted and ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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