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Genel EnergyLSE:GENL Stock Report

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25 Jan, 2022


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GENL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

GENL Stock Overview

Genel Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the oil and gas exploration and production activities.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Genel Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.49
52 Week HighUK£1.95
52 Week LowUK£1.14
1 Month Change16.98%
3 Month Change-2.62%
1 Year Change-1.85%
3 Year Change-19.74%
5 Year Change122.92%
Change since IPO-82.29%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 20
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Genel Energy (LON:GENL)

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Genel Energy (LON:GENL)

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Sep 30
The Return Trends At Genel Energy (LON:GENL) Look Promising

The Return Trends At Genel Energy (LON:GENL) Look Promising

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Jun 07
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Genel Energy plc (LON:GENL)

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Genel Energy plc (LON:GENL)

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Shareholder Returns

GENLGB Oil and GasGB Market

Return vs Industry: GENL underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 14.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GENL underperformed the UK Market which returned 5.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GENL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GENL volatility
GENL Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement7.8%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: GENL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GENL's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

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Genel Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the oil and gas exploration and production activities. It operates through two segments, Production and Pre-production. The Production segment holds interest in oil producing fields on the Tawke PSC (Tawke and Peshkabir), the Taq Taq PSC, and Sarta PSC located in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Genel Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Genel Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GENL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$558.69m
Earnings (TTM)-US$36.60m
Revenue (TTM)US$222.80m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GENL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$37.60m
Gross ProfitUS$185.20m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Mar 15, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.13
Gross Margin83.12%
Net Profit Margin-16.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio28.9%

How did GENL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Genel Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GENL (£1.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.35)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GENL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: GENL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GENL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GENL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1x).

Future Growth

How is Genel Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GENL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.1% per year).

Earnings vs Market: GENL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: GENL's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GENL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-10.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GENL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.8% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: GENL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.3%).

Past Performance

How has Genel Energy performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GENL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GENL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GENL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GENL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: GENL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (63.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GENL has a negative Return on Equity (-3.94%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Genel Energy's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GENL's short term assets ($362.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($100.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: GENL's short term assets ($362.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($436.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GENL's net debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GENL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 25.1% to 28.9% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable GENL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: GENL is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 38.7% per year.


What is Genel Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GENL's dividend (7.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.48%).

High Dividend: GENL's dividend (7.47%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.24%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GENL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: GENL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: GENL is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: GENL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (78.6% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Bill Higgs (56 yo)





Dr. William George Higgs, also known as Bill, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Genel Energy plc since April 7, 2019. He had been a Non-Executive Director at San Leon Energy Plc since Ma...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD1.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD823.58K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GENL's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GENL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Genel Energy plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Genel Energy plc
  • Ticker: GENL
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: NaN
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£414.144m
  • Shares outstanding: 278.32m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Genel Energy plc
  • 36 Broadway
  • Fifth Floor
  • London
  • Greater London
  • SW1H 0BH
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/25 21:43
End of Day Share Price2022/01/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.