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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Anglo-Eastern Plantations's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AEP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.9%

AEP

2.9%

GB Food

1.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

8.0%

AEP

-13.8%

GB Food

-13.7%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: AEP exceeded the UK Food industry which returned -14.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AEP exceeded the UK Market which returned -15.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AEPIndustryMarket
7 Day3.9%2.9%1.0%
30 Day-0.3%-1.2%-3.0%
90 Day10.8%4.7%12.3%
1 Year8.1%8.0%-12.1%-13.8%-9.7%-13.7%
3 Year-40.4%-40.9%-20.0%-24.7%-1.8%-13.8%
5 Year-18.2%-19.6%-16.0%-24.1%16.2%-9.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Anglo-Eastern Plantations's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Anglo-Eastern Plantations undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.3x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AEP (£4.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.07)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AEP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.3x) compared to the Food industry average (14.7x).

PE vs Market: AEP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.3x) compared to the UK market (15x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AEP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AEP is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Food industry average (0.8x).


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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?

21.5%

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.

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 Anglo-Eastern Plantations performed over the past 5 years?

-0.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AEP has a large one-off gain of $6.6M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AEP's current net profit margins (7.3%) are higher than last year (4.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AEP's earnings have declined by -0.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AEP's earnings growth over the past year (41%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AEP earnings growth over the past year (41%) exceeded the Food industry 5.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AEP's Return on Equity (3.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Anglo-Eastern Plantations's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AEP's short term assets ($156.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($27.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: AEP's short term assets ($156.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($28.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AEP's debt to equity ratio (1.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AEP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 6.7% to 1.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AEP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (177.9%).

Interest Coverage: AEP earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

0.08%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AEP's dividend (0.08%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.99%).

High Dividend: AEP's dividend (0.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.55%).


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.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AEP'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?

8.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ewe Lim
Executive Director of Corporate Finance & Corporate Affairs and Executive Director12.25yrsUS$116.00kno data
Siew Lim
Non-Executive Chairman9.5yrsUS$57.00k51.08% $101.9m
Ngee Law
Independent Non-Executive Director7yrsUS$21.00kno data
Tian Lim
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director5.17yrsUS$21.00kno data

8.3yrs

Average Tenure

67.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AEP's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 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

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc's company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: UK£199.569m
  • Shares outstanding: 39.64m
  • Website: https://www.angloeastern.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AEPL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
AEPLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
AEPlBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops agriculture plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia. It primarily produces crude palm oil and associated products, such as palm kernels, shell nuts, fresh fruit bunches, biomass, and biogas products, as well as rubber products. The company also operates three biogas plants that generates and supplies surplus electricity to the national grid. As of December 31, 2019, it operated a planted area of approximately 71,481 hectares. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Anglo-Eastern Plantations Plc is a subsidiary of Genton International Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/06 20:56
End of Day Share Price2020/07/06 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
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.