NWF Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the sale and distribution of fuel oils in the United Kingdom. More Details
No risks detected for NWF from our risk checks.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has NWF Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
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.
7 Day Return
GB Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
GB Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: NWF underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 30.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NWF underperformed the UK Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NWF Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes This Valuation Of NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StNWF Group plc's (LON:NWF) Recent Stock Performance Looks Decent- Can Strong Fundamentals Be the Reason?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Of NWF Group plc (LON:NWF) Do Institutions Own?
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 (£2.16) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NWF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NWF is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (17.8x).
PE vs Market: NWF is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the UK market (23.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NWF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NWF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1.1x).
How is NWF Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if NWF's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if NWF's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NWF's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NWF's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NWF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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 (1.3%) are higher than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NWF's earnings have grown by 12.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NWF's earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NWF earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) exceeded the Oil and Gas industry -23.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NWF's Return on Equity (16.3%) is considered low.
How is NWF Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NWF's short term assets (£84.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£88.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: NWF's short term assets (£84.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£52.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NWF's debt to equity ratio (37.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NWF's debt to equity ratio has increased from 28.5% to 37.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NWF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (87%).
Interest Coverage: NWF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.9x coverage).
What is NWF Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NWF's dividend (3.19%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.31%).
High Dividend: NWF's dividend (3.19%) 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 (39.2%), 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 (42% 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 ($USD1.42M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD325.48K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NWF's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NWF's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 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.
NWF Group plc's company bio, 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£105.849m
- Shares outstanding: 49.00m
- Website: https://www.nwf.co.uk
Number of Employees
- NWF Group plc
- CW5 6BP
- United Kingdom
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 sell...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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