John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides consulting, project management, and engineering solutions to energy and built environment worldwide. More Details
No risks detected for WG. from our risk checks.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has John Wood Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WG. is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WG.'s weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Energy Services
1 Year Return
GB Energy Services
Return vs Industry: WG. exceeded the UK Energy Services industry which returned 2.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WG. underperformed the UK Market which returned 22.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is John Wood Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is John Wood Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WG. (£2.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WG. is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WG. is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: WG. 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 WG.'s PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WG. is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Energy Services industry average (1x).
How is John Wood Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WG. is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: WG. is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: WG.'s is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WG.'s revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WG.'s revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WG.'s Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
How has John Wood Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WG. is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WG. is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WG. is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WG.'s earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WG. is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (9.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WG. has a negative Return on Equity (-5.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is John Wood Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WG.'s short term assets ($2.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: WG.'s short term assets ($2.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WG.'s debt to equity ratio (39%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WG.'s debt to equity ratio has reduced from 48.2% to 39% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WG.'s debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.6%).
Interest Coverage: WG.'s interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.1x coverage).
What is John Wood Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WG.'s dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WG.'s dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WG.'s dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WG.'s dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WG. is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WG.'s dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robin Watson (53 yo)
Mr. Robin Watson serves as Chief Operating Officer at Wood Group Mustang, Inc. Mr. Watson served as Chief Executive Officer GE Oil & Gas Pressure Control Canada Inc. since January 1, 2016. He has been Grou...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robin's total compensation ($USD1.66M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WG.'s management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WG.'s board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
John Wood Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: John Wood Group PLC
- Ticker: WG.
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1912
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: UK£1.468b
- Shares outstanding: 673.51m
- Website: https://www.woodplc.com
Number of Employees
- John Wood Group PLC
- 15 Justice Mill Lane
- AB11 6EQ
- United Kingdom
John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides consulting, project management, and engineering solutions to energy and built environment worldwide. It operates through four segments: Asset S...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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