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.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£62.00|
|52 Week High||UK£70.00|
|52 Week Low||UK£58.00|
|1 Month Change||3.33%|
|3 Month Change||3.33%|
|1 Year Change||-9.82%|
|3 Year Change||-42.86%|
|5 Year Change||-39.60%|
|Change since IPO||217.95%|
Recent News & Updates
|CAM||GB Food||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CAM exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -24.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CAM matched the UK Market which returned -9.3% over the past year.
|CAM Average Weekly Movement||3.3%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||4.5%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
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
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
|CAM fundamental statistics|
Is CAM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CAM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£215.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.83|
|Net Profit Margin||0.83%|
How did CAM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does CAM pay a reliable dividends?See CAM dividend history and benchmarks
|Camellia dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jul 07 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 29 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||23 days|
Does CAM pay a reliable dividends?See CAM dividend history and benchmarks
Is CAM undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is CAM's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CAM's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CAM PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CARR Carr's Group
WYN Wynnstay Group
AEP Anglo-Eastern Plantations
AGRO Ros Agro
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CAM is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (74.5x) compared to the peer average (8x).
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 (74.5x) compared to the UK Food industry average (15.7x)
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.
|Current PE Ratio||74.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/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 (£62) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£38.84)
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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How is Camellia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CAM's revenue (9% 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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How has Camellia performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is Camellia's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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.
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What is Camellia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.91%).
High Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.22%).
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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Franks (58 yo)
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 ($USD773.96K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD724.38K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CAM's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CAM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Camellia Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Camellia Plc
- Ticker: CAM
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1850
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Implied Market Cap: UK£171.244m
- Shares outstanding: 2.76m
- Website: https://www.camellia.plc.uk
Number of Employees
- Camellia Plc
- Linton Park
- ME17 4AB
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/05 00:00|
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.