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Camellia AIM:CAM Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







30 Sep, 2022


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CAM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

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£55.00
52 Week HighUK£70.00
52 Week LowUK£48.00
1 Month Change-5.58%
3 Month Change-9.09%
1 Year Change-15.06%
3 Year Change-42.71%
5 Year Change-47.74%
Change since IPO182.05%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 04
Camellia (LON:CAM) Will Pay A Dividend Of £0.44

Camellia (LON:CAM) Will Pay A Dividend Of £0.44

The board of Camellia Plc ( LON:CAM ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 7th of October, with investors...

Shareholder Returns

CAMGB FoodGB Market

Return vs Industry: CAM exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -33.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CAM exceeded the UK Market which returned -16.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CAM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CAM volatility
CAM Average Weekly Movement3.2%
Food Industry Average Movement4.8%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
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

1850138,160Malcolm Perkins

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£151.91m
Earnings (TTM)-UK£11.60m
Revenue (TTM)UK£297.50m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CAM income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£237.10m
Gross ProfitUK£60.40m
Other ExpensesUK£72.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-4.20
Gross Margin20.30%
Net Profit Margin-3.90%
Debt/Equity Ratio3.0%

How did CAM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

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/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA15.4x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

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

CAM PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for CAM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.4x
WYN Wynnstay Group
CARR Carr's Group
RE. R.E.A. Holdings
AEP Anglo-Eastern Plantations
CAM Camellia

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: CAM is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (0.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: CAM is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the UK Food industry average (0.4x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

CAM PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.5x
Fair PS Ratio0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: CAM is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x).

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 (£55) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£37.3)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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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


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CAM's revenue (7.4% 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 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


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CAM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CAM is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CAM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 44.7% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CAM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (8.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CAM has a negative Return on Equity (-2.01%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Camellia's financial position?

Financial Health Score


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 (£181.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£100.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: CAM's short term assets (£181.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£68.6M).

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 2% to 3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CAM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.6%).

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Camellia Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Camellia dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Camellia)2.7%
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)6.1%
Industry Average (Food)3.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Camellia)2.7%

Notable Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.15%).

High Dividend: CAM's dividend (2.65%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (6.29%).

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: CAM is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

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


Malcolm Perkins (77 yo)





Mr. Malcolm Courtney Perkins, FCA, is Interim Chief Executive Officer at Camellia Plc since July 01, 2022, also serves as Executive Chairman since 2001. He has been Managing Director of Linton Park PLC sin...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Malcolm Perkins's Compensation vs Camellia Earnings
How has Malcolm Perkins's remuneration changed compared to Camellia's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021UK£212kUK£201k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020UK£276kUK£261k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019UK£473kUK£442k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018UK£473kUK£442k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017UK£519kUK£442k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016UK£476kUK£442k


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015UK£475kUK£442k


Compensation vs Market: Malcolm's total compensation ($USD236.32K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD718.74K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CAM's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CAM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of CAM?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders78,5962.8%
General Public542,38519.6%
Private Companies1,496,21254.2%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 77.81% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Camellia Private Trust Company Limited
1,427,000£78.5m0%no data
Quaero Capital SA
Wim Hendrix
76,503£4.2m0%no data
UBS Asset Management
68,386£3.8m0%no data
KBC Asset Management NV
Rahn & Bodmer, Asset Management Arm
Assam-Dooars Holdings PLC
42,500£2.3m0%no data
BNP Paribas Securities Corp, Asset Management Arm
James Sharp & Co., Asset Management Arm
Jupiter Fund Management Plc
CM-CIC Asset Management Société anonyme
Western Dooars Tea Holdings Plc
20,000£1.1m0%no data
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd, Asset Management Arm
Pictet Asset Management Limited
19,713£1.1m0%no data
HMG Finance S.A.
Saxo Bank A/S, Asset Management Arm
Amundi Asset Management
9,520£523.6k0%no data
BNPP Asset Management Holding
9,155£503.5k0%no data
Brewin Dolphin Limited
8,279£455.3k0%no data
Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
5,941£326.8k0%no data
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, London
5,858£322.2k0%no data
J.M. Finn & Co. Ltd.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLP
5,288£290.8k0%no data
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
4,734£260.4k0%no data

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£151.910m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.76m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


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


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CAMAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
CMFBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1992

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/30 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
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.