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SVCT

Seneca Growth Capital VCTLSE:SVCT Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.97

Market Cap

UK£16.5m

7D

0%

1Y

16.1%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials
SVCT fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

SVCT Stock Overview

Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc is a fund of Seneca Partners Limited.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Seneca Growth Capital VCT
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.97
52 Week HighUK£0
52 Week LowUK£0
Beta-0.14
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change16.07%
3 Year Change-2.50%
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-2.50%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SVCTGB Capital MarketsGB Market
7D0%-1.4%-1.0%
1Y16.1%-3.0%8.3%

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

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

Price Volatility

Is SVCT's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SVCT volatility
SVCT Average Weekly Movement0.9%
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: 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.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2001n/an/ahttps://www.senecavct.co.uk

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.

Seneca Growth Capital VCT Fundamentals Summary

How do Seneca Growth Capital VCT's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SVCT fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£16.46m
Earnings (TTM)UK£3.92m
Revenue (TTM)UK£4.48m

1.6x

P/E Ratio

1.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SVCT income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£4.48m
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£4.48m
ExpensesUK£561.00k
EarningsUK£3.92m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.17
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin87.47%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did SVCT perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

14.5%

Current Dividend Yield

18%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Seneca Growth Capital VCT undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.59x

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 (1.6x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (10.9x).

PE vs Market: SVCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.6x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


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 (0.4x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is Seneca Growth Capital VCT 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 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.

Past Performance

How has Seneca Growth Capital VCT performed over the past 5 years?

70.6%

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 70.6% 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 (66.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SVCT's Return on Equity (24.1%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is Seneca Growth Capital VCT's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SVCT's short term assets (£6.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£184.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: SVCT's short term assets (£6.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£352.0K).


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 3.3%.

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.


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is Seneca Growth Capital VCT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

14.55%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SVCT's dividend (14.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.41%).

High Dividend: SVCT's dividend (14.55%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%)


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 low payout ratio (17.6%), SVCT's dividend payments are 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.

Management

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


CEO

Seneca Growth Capital VCT 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 32.2%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc
  • Ticker: SVCT
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 2001
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£16.456m
  • Shares outstanding: 22.70m
  • Website: https://www.senecavct.co.uk

Location

  • Seneca Growth Capital VCT plc
  • 12 The Parks
  • Haydock
  • Newton-Le-Willows
  • WA12 0JQ
  • 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 21:15
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.