NWF Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the sale and distribution of fuel oils in the United Kingdom.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.08|
|52 Week High||UK£1.70|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.30|
|1 Month Change||-3.70%|
|3 Month Change||-0.95%|
|1 Year Change||10.05%|
|3 Year Change||4.00%|
|5 Year Change||30.00%|
|Change since IPO||300.00%|
Recent News & Updates
NWF Group's (LON:NWF) Dividend Will Be Increased To UK£0.062
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|NWF||GB Oil and Gas||GB Market|
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.
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
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.
Is NWF 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: 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).
How is NWF Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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%).
How has NWF Group performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is NWF Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Whiting (57 yo)
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.
Experienced Management: NWF's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NWF's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
NWF Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- NWF Group plc
- CW5 6BP
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 21:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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