WCW Stock Overview
Walker Crips Group plc provides financial products and services to private and professional clients in the United Kingdom.
Walker Crips Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.33|
|52 Week High||UK£0.38|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.24|
|1 Month Change||-1.49%|
|3 Month Change||8.20%|
|1 Year Change||24.53%|
|3 Year Change||0%|
|5 Year Change||-17.50%|
|Change since IPO||39.44%|
Recent News & Updates
What Can We Make Of Walker Crips Group's (LON:WCW) CEO Compensation?
This article will reflect on the compensation paid to Sean Lam who has served as CEO of Walker Crips Group plc...
Are Insiders Buying Walker Crips Group plc (LON:WCW) Stock?
We often see insiders buying up shares in companies that perform well over the long term. On the other hand, we'd be...
|WCW||GB Capital Markets||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: WCW exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WCW exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.
|WCW Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||4.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: WCW is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WCW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Walker Crips Group plc provides financial products and services to private and professional clients in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Investment Management, Wealth Management, and Software as a Service segments. The company offers portfolio model and bespoke discretionary services, and advisory services; investment management services; alternative investment solutions; and structured investments products.
Walker Crips Group Fundamentals Summary
|WCW fundamental statistics|
Is WCW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WCW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£9.88m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.0036|
|Net Profit Margin||0.48%|
How did WCW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Walker Crips Group 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: WCW (£0.33) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WCW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WCW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (92.7x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (11x).
PE vs Market: WCW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (92.7x) compared to the UK market (19.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WCW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WCW is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).
How is Walker Crips Group 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 Walker Crips Group 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 Walker Crips Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WCW has a large one-off loss of £429.0K impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: WCW became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WCW's earnings have declined by 31.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WCW has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WCW 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: WCW's Return on Equity (0.7%) is considered low.
How is Walker Crips Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WCW's short term assets (£39.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£29.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: WCW's short term assets (£39.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£3.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WCW is debt free.
Reducing Debt: WCW has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.
Debt Coverage: WCW has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: WCW has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Walker Crips Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WCW's dividend (2.27%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).
High Dividend: WCW's dividend (2.27%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WCW's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WCW's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (252.2%), WCW'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?
Average management tenure
Sean Lam (52 yo)
Mr. Sean K. W. Lam, FCPA (Aust.), Chartered FCSI has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Walker Crips Group plc (formerly, Walker Crips Weddle Beck PLC) since September 6, 2017. He serves as Director of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sean's total compensation ($USD316.35K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD329.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sean's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WCW's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WCW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Walker Crips Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Walker Crips Group plc
- Ticker: WCW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1914
- Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£14.051m
- Shares outstanding: 42.58m
- Website: https://www.wcgplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Walker Crips Group plc
- Old Change House
- 128 Queen Victoria Street
- Greater London
- EC4V 4BJ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/17 23:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/17 00:00|
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