VPC Specialty Lending Investments Plc specializes in opportunities within the specialty lending market primarily through online lending platforms. More Details
Share Price & News
How has VPC Specialty Lending Investments's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VSL is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VSL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: VSL exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 13.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSL exceeded the UK Market which returned -0.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is VPC Specialty Lending Investments's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is VPC Specialty Lending Investments 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: VSL (£0.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.99)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VSL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VSL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (21.2x).
PE vs Market: VSL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the UK market (24x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VSL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VSL is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).
How is VPC Specialty Lending Investments 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 VPC Specialty Lending Investments 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 VPC Specialty Lending Investments performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VSL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VSL's current net profit margins (45.1%) are lower than last year (57.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VSL's earnings have grown by 16.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VSL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VSL had negative earnings growth (-58.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (-1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSL's Return on Equity (4.2%) is considered low.
How is VPC Specialty Lending Investments's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSL's short term assets (£379.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: VSL's short term assets (£379.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£118.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSL's debt to equity ratio (45.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VSL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VSL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if VSL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is VPC Specialty Lending Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VSL's dividend (8.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).
High Dividend: VSL's dividend (8.99%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.52%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, VSL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VSL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (231.3%), VSL'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?
VPC Specialty Lending Investments 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC
- Ticker: VSL
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£251.221m
- Shares outstanding: 282.27m
- Website: https://www.vpcspecialtylending.com
- VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC
- 65 Gresham Street
- 6th Floor
- Greater London
- EC2V 7NQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VSL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2015|
|VSLl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2015|
|VPPC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Mar 2015|
VPC Specialty Lending Investments Plc specializes in opportunities within the specialty lending market primarily through online lending platforms.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/27 20:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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.