NWF

NWF GroupAIM:NWF Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£102.2m

7D

1.5%

1Y

10.1%

Updated

16 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
NWF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends5/6

NWF Overview

NWF Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the sale and distribution of fuel oils in the United Kingdom.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for NWF Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£2.08
52 Week HighUK£1.70
52 Week LowUK£2.30
Beta0.37
1 Month Change-3.70%
3 Month Change-0.95%
1 Year Change10.05%
3 Year Change4.00%
5 Year Change30.00%
Change since IPO300.00%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 08
NWF Group's (LON:NWF) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.062

NWF Group's (LON:NWF) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.062

NWF Group plc's ( LON:NWF ) dividend will be increasing on the 10th of December to UK£0.062, with investors receiving...

Jun 11
Does This Valuation Of NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Does This Valuation Of NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Does the June share price for NWF Group plc ( LON:NWF ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate the...

Apr 13
NWF Group (LON:NWF) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

NWF Group (LON:NWF) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

If you're not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an...

Mar 29
These 4 Measures Indicate That NWF Group (LON:NWF) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

These 4 Measures Indicate That NWF Group (LON:NWF) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Mar 14
NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Looks Interesting, And It's About To Pay A Dividend

Readers hoping to buy NWF Group plc ( LON:NWF ) for its dividend will need to make their move shortly, as the stock is...

Shareholder Returns

NWFGB Oil and GasGB Market
7D1.5%3.2%-0.2%
1Y10.1%45.8%19.4%

Return vs Industry: NWF underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 46.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NWF underperformed the UK Market which returned 19.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NWF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NWF volatility
NWF Beta0.37
Industry Beta1.22
Market Beta1

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

Volatility Over Time: NWF's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18711,200Richard Whitinghttps://www.nwf.co.uk

NWF Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the sale and distribution of fuel oils in the United Kingdom. It operates through Fuels, Food, and Feeds segments. The Fuels segment sells domestic heating, industrial, and road fuels.

Valuation

Is NWF Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

13.1x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NWF (£2.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NWF is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NWF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (12x).

PE vs Market: NWF is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the UK market (23.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: NWF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NWF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1.2x).


Future Growth

How is NWF Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

2.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NWF's forecast earnings growth (2.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: NWF's earnings (2.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (13.2% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: NWF's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NWF's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: NWF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.7%).


Past Performance

How has NWF Group performed over the past 5 years?

11.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NWF has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NWF's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (1.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NWF's earnings have grown by 11.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NWF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: NWF had negative earnings growth (-12.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-6.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NWF's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is NWF Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NWF's short term assets (£83.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£89.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: NWF's short term assets (£83.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£38.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NWF's debt to equity ratio (16%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: NWF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 31.3% to 16% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NWF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (221.1%).

Interest Coverage: NWF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is NWF Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.46%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 17 2021Ex Dividend DateNov 04 2021Dividend Pay DateDec 10 202136 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 48 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NWF's dividend (3.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).

High Dividend: NWF's dividend (3.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.2%), NWF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: NWF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.8% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

6.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Richard Whiting (57 yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£764,000

Compensation

Mr. Richard A. Whiting, BA, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of NWF Group plc. Mr. Whiting has been an Executive Director of NWF Group plc since October 1, 2007 and previously served as its Chief Exec...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD1.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD326.64K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NWF's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: NWF's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NWF insiders have only sold shares 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

NWF Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: NWF Group plc
  • Ticker: NWF
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1871
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: UK£102.199m
  • Shares outstanding: 49.13m
  • Website: https://www.nwf.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • NWF Group plc
  • Wardle
  • Nantwich
  • Cheshire
  • CW5 6BP
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/16 21:30
End of Day Share Price2021/09/16 00:00
Earnings2021/05/31
Annual Earnings2021/05/31


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.