AIM:WYN

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Executive Summary

Wynnstay Group Plc manufactures and supplies agricultural products in the United Kingdom. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WYN is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WYN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

WYN

0.4%

GB Food

-1.7%

GB Market


1 Year Return

17.9%

WYN

-13.5%

GB Food

-8.6%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: WYN exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -13.5% over the past year.

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


Shareholder returns

WYNIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.4%-1.7%
30 Day4.5%-0.2%3.4%
90 Day7.8%20.0%14.5%
1 Year24.9%17.9%-12.6%-13.5%-4.9%-8.6%
3 Year-17.3%-27.4%-10.3%-15.2%3.7%-9.0%
5 Year-22.4%-34.9%-7.1%-16.2%47.1%13.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

10.97x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WYN (£3.45) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£3.16)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WYN is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the GB Food industry average (13.2x).

PE vs Market: WYN is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the UK market (22.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: WYN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WYN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Food industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Wynnstay Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

4.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WYN's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1%).

Earnings vs Market: WYN's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (25.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: WYN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: WYN's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WYN's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: WYN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.7%).


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Past Performance

How has Wynnstay Group performed over the past 5 years?

1.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WYN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WYN's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (1.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WYN's earnings have grown by 1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WYN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WYN had negative earnings growth (-12%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (0.01%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WYN's Return on Equity (6.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Wynnstay Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: WYN's short term assets (£125.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£71.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: WYN's short term assets (£125.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£7.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: WYN's debt to equity ratio (2.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: WYN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 8% to 2.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: WYN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (893.9%).

Interest Coverage: WYN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Wynnstay Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.06%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WYN's dividend (4.06%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.55%).

High Dividend: WYN's dividend (4.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.55%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: WYN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.5%), WYN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: WYN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.9% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Gareth Davies (56 yo)

2.5yrs

Tenure

UK£281,000

Compensation

Mr. Gareth Wynn Davies serves as Chief Executive Officer of Wynnstay Group plc since July 10, 2018 and serves as Director since May 2018. He serves as Joint Managing Director of Wynnstay (Agricultural Supp...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Gareth's total compensation ($USD381.96K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD335.74K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Gareth's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gareth Davies
CEO & Director2.5yrsUK£281.00k0.16%
£ 109.7k
Bryan Roberts
Finance Director & Executive Director24yrsUK£244.00k0.49%
£ 339.8k
John Jones
Sales Directorno datano datano data
Samantha Roberts
Group Personnel Manager15.5yrsno datano data
David Howard
Head of Dairy Services0.67yrno datano data
Toby Reich
Head of Seed - Wynnstay Agricultural Supplies0.50yrno datano data
Claire Williams
Group Financial Controller & Group Company Secretary1yrno datano data
Kenneth Greetham
2.5yrsUK£176.63kno data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: WYN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gareth Davies
CEO & Director2.5yrsUK£281.00k0.16%
£ 109.7k
Bryan Roberts
Finance Director & Executive Director24yrsUK£244.00k0.49%
£ 339.8k
James McCarthy
Non-Executive Chairman7.17yrsUK£50.00k0.25%
£ 172.5k
Stephen Ellwood
Independent Non-Executive Director5yrsUK£34.00k0.023%
£ 16.2k
Philip Kirkham
Vice Chairman & Senior Independent Non Executive Directorno dataUK£35.00k0.056%
£ 38.4k
Howell Richards
Independent Non-Executive Director6.5yrsUK£35.00k0.014%
£ 9.7k

6.5yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WYN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Wynnstay Group Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wynnstay Group Plc
  • Ticker: WYN
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1917
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: UK£69.118m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.03m
  • Website: https://www.wynnstay.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wynnstay Group Plc
  • Eagle House
  • Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
  • Powys
  • SY22 6AQ
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WYNAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPMay 1995

Biography

Wynnstay Group Plc manufactures and supplies agricultural products in the United Kingdom. It operates through Agriculture and Specialist Agricultural Merchanting segments. The Agriculture segment offers an...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/16 20:36
End of Day Share Price2021/01/15 00:00
Earnings2020/04/30
Annual Earnings2019/10/31


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.