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CAM

Camellia AIM:CAM Stock Report

Last Price

UK£64.50

Market Cap

UK£178.1m

7D

-1.1%

1Y

-5.8%

Updated

26 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
CAM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends2/6

CAM Stock Overview

Camellia Plc engages in agriculture, engineering, and food services businesses in the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Malawi, North America, South Africa, and South America.

Camellia Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Camellia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£64.50
52 Week HighUK£70.00
52 Week LowUK£58.00
Beta0.55
1 Month Change8.40%
3 Month Change6.61%
1 Year Change-5.84%
3 Year Change-37.38%
5 Year Change-37.68%
Change since IPO230.77%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CAMGB FoodGB Market
7D-1.1%1.8%2.3%
1Y-5.8%-22.7%-8.6%

Return vs Industry: CAM exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -22.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAM exceeded the UK Market which returned -8.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAM volatility
CAM Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Food Industry Average Movement4.5%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.8%

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1850138,160Tom Frankshttps://www.camellia.plc.uk

Camellia Plc engages in agriculture, engineering, and food services businesses in the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Malawi, North America, South Africa, and South America. The company’s Agriculture division is involved in the production of macadamia nuts, tea, avocados, rubber, blueberries, maize, soya, barley, wine, apple, pear, plum, cherry, apricot, grapes, and forestry products, as well as livestock activities. Its Engineering division provides various engineering workshop services, such as repair and manufacture of blow out preventers, offshore equipment, and metal finishing services, as well as maintenance for the onshore hydroelectric sector.

Camellia Fundamentals Summary

How do Camellia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CAM fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£178.15m
Earnings (TTM)UK£2.30m
Revenue (TTM)UK£277.20m

77.5x

P/E Ratio

0.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£277.20m
Cost of RevenueUK£215.40m
Gross ProfitUK£61.80m
Other ExpensesUK£59.50m
EarningsUK£2.30m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.83
Gross Margin22.29%
Net Profit Margin0.83%
Debt/Equity Ratio1.8%

How did CAM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.3%

Current Dividend Yield

175%

Payout Ratio

Does CAM pay a reliable dividends?

See CAM dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy CAM by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Camellia dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJul 07 2022
Dividend Pay DateJul 29 2022
Days until Ex dividend10 days
Days until Dividend pay date32 days

Does CAM pay a reliable dividends?

See CAM dividend history and benchmarks
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is CAM undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CAM?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CAM key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA14.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CAM's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CAM PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CAM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average8.9x
WYN Wynnstay Group
14.6x-1.6%UK£130.1m
CARR Carr's Group
16.1x7.0%UK£123.1m
AEP Anglo-Eastern Plantations
4xn/aUK£317.1m
AGRO Ros Agro
0.9x-7.3%US$605.4m
CAM Camellia
77.5xn/aUK£178.1m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAM is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (77.5x) compared to the peer average (8.9x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CAM's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CAM is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (77.5x) compared to the UK Food industry average (15.9x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CAM's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CAM PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio77.5x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CAM's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CAM when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CAM (£64.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£38.31)

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


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


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Future Growth

How is Camellia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


9.1%

Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if CAM's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CAM's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if CAM's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CAM's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CAM's revenue (9.1% 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 CAM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Camellia performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-28.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CAM became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAM's earnings have declined by 28.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CAM has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CAM has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (34.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CAM's Return on Equity (1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Camellia's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CAM's short term assets (£181.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£83.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: CAM's short term assets (£181.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£72.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CAM has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CAM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.6% to 1.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAM's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CAM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Camellia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.26%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 27 2022Ex Dividend DateJul 07 2022Dividend Pay DateJul 29 202222 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 10 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.88%).

High Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.18%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CAM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (175.3%), CAM's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: CAM is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.


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Management

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

7.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tom Franks (57 yo)

6.75yrs

Tenure

UK£650,089

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Kenric Franks, also known as Tom, F.C.A., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Camellia PLC since September 1, 2015. Mr. Franks serves as Chief Operating Officer of Corporate Finance at KPMG...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD799.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD685.27K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CAM's management team is seasoned and experienced (7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CAM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Camellia Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Camellia Plc
  • Ticker: CAM
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1850
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£178.149m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.76m
  • Website: https://www.camellia.plc.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Camellia Plc
  • Linton Park
  • Linton
  • Maidstone
  • Kent
  • ME17 4AB
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.