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Anglo-Eastern Plantations LSE:AEP Stock Report

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07 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
AEP fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health6/6

AEP Stock Overview

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops agriculture plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia.


Trading at 95.2% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings grew by 162.1% over the past year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for AEP from our risk checks.

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Anglo-Eastern Plantations
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£8.90
52 Week HighUK£9.30
52 Week LowUK£5.54
1 Month Change12.66%
3 Month Change12.66%
1 Year Change49.83%
3 Year Change88.36%
5 Year Change6.59%
Change since IPO2,372.23%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AEPGB FoodGB Market

Return vs Industry: AEP exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -18.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AEP exceeded the UK Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AEP's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AEP volatility
AEP Average Weekly Movement5.0%
Food Industry Average Movement4.4%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: AEP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

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

About the Company


Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops agriculture plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia. It primarily produces crude palm oil, palm kernels, shell nuts, fresh fruit bunches, biomass, and biogas products, as well as rubber slabs. The company also operates four biogas plants that generates and supplies surplus electricity to the national grid.

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Fundamentals Summary

How do Anglo-Eastern Plantations's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AEP fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$424.90m
Earnings (TTM)US$96.76m
Revenue (TTM)US$433.42m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AEP income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$296.01m
Gross ProfitUS$137.42m
Other ExpensesUS$40.65m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.44
Gross Margin31.70%
Net Profit Margin22.33%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did AEP perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 AEP?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AEP 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/EBITDA2.2x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

AEP PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for AEP vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average22.9x
MPE M.P. Evans Group
AGRO Ros Agro
CAM Camellia
WYN Wynnstay Group
AEP Anglo-Eastern Plantations

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AEP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.4x) compared to the peer average (22.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AEP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.4x) compared to the UK Food industry average (15.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AEP'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.

AEP PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: AEP (£8.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£184.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AEP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

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 Anglo-Eastern Plantations forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 Anglo-Eastern Plantations 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.

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  • Examine whether Anglo-Eastern Plantations is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Anglo-Eastern Plantations competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Anglo-Eastern Plantations performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 6/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AEP has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AEP's current net profit margins (22.3%) are higher than last year (14%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AEP's earnings have grown by 12.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AEP's earnings growth over the past year (162.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AEP earnings growth over the past year (162.1%) exceeded the Food industry 21.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: AEP's Return on Equity (20.5%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Anglo-Eastern Plantations's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AEP's short term assets ($315.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($47.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: AEP's short term assets ($315.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($12.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AEP is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AEP has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 7.6%.

Debt Coverage: AEP has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: AEP has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Anglo-Eastern Plantations's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AEP's dividend (0.45%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.87%).

High Dividend: AEP's dividend (0.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.13%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AEP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: AEP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: AEP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: AEP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.

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


Average board tenure


Anglo-Eastern Plantations has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Board Members

Experienced Board: AEP's board of directors are considered experienced (9.1 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

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc
  • Ticker: AEP
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£352.764m
  • Shares outstanding: 39.64m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc
  • Quadrant House
  • 6th Floor
  • London
  • Greater London
  • E1W 1YW
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/07 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/05 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.