AIM:GUS

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Executive Summary

Gusbourne PLC, together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and sells English sparkling wines in the United Kingdom. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has Gusbourne's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GUS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GUS's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

GUS

-1.0%

GB Beverage

-0.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-23.1%

GUS

-8.5%

GB Beverage

-10.1%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: GUS underperformed the UK Beverage industry which returned -8.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GUS underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GUSIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-1.0%-0.4%
30 Day-1.7%15.6%13.4%
90 Day-6.6%15.0%6.4%
1 Year-23.1%-23.1%-6.3%-8.5%-6.5%-10.1%
3 Year13.0%13.0%19.7%10.9%1.5%-10.9%
5 Year-0.9%-0.9%75.7%54.5%27.4%-1.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gusbourne's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

2.47x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GUS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GUS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GUS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Beverage industry average.

PE vs Market: GUS 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 GUS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GUS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the GB Beverage industry average (2.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Gusbourne forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

17.0%

Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Gusbourne has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Gusbourne performed over the past 5 years?

-15.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GUS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GUS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GUS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.2% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GUS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Beverage industry (-2.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GUS has a negative Return on Equity (-28.53%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Gusbourne's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GUS's short term assets (£9.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: GUS's short term assets (£9.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£12.0M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GUS's debt to equity ratio (94.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GUS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 36.4% to 94.3% 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: GUS has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: GUS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 10.1% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GUS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GUS'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 GUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GUS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GUS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

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

5.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Charlie Holland (43 yo)

4.08yrs

Tenure

UK£101,000

Compensation

Mr. Charles Edward Holland, also known as Charlie, BA, BSc., has been Chief Executive Officer and Chief Winemaker of Gusbourne PLC since October 26, 2016. Mr. Holland manages the day to day running of the ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Charlie's total compensation ($USD134.62K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD344.85K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Holland
CEO, Chief Winemaker & Director4.08yrsUK£101.00k0.090%
£ 23.7k
Andrew Carl Weeber
Founder & Non-Executive Director7.17yrsUK£6.00k5.86%
£ 1.5m
Jonathan Pollard
COO, Chief Vineyard Manager & Director4.08yrsUK£90.00k0.091%
£ 23.8k
Ian Robinson
Secretary & Non-Executive Director8.17yrsno data1.12%
£ 295.4k
Paul Bentham
Independent Non-Executive Director7.17yrsno data0%
£ 0
James Arbuthnot
Independent Non-Executive Director5.33yrsno data0.23%
£ 60.1k
Matthew Clapp
Independent Non-Executive Director5.33yrsUK£30.00k0.16%
£ 41.3k
Michael Anthony Paul
Independent Deputy Chairman4.08yrsUK£48.00k0.28%
£ 73.9k
James Ormonde
Non-Executive Chairman0.17yrno datano data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GUS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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

Gusbourne PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gusbourne PLC
  • Ticker: GUS
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2012
  • Industry: Distillers and Vintners
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: UK£26.260m
  • Shares outstanding: 46.48m
  • Website: https://www.gusbourne.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gusbourne PLC
  • Gusbourne Estate
  • Kenardington Road
  • Ashford
  • Kent
  • TN26 2BE
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GUSAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesNew Ordinary SharesGBGBPOct 2012
SLLF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew Ordinary SharesUSUSDOct 2012

Biography

Gusbourne PLC, together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and sells English sparkling wines in the United Kingdom. It has 231 acres of vineyards in Kent and West Sussex. The company was formerl...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/28 19:49
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.