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Executive Summary

Stock Spirits Group PLC produces and distributes branded spirits in Central and Eastern Europe.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: STCK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.8%

STCK

1.9%

GB Beverage

0.04%

GB Market


1 Year Return

3.0%

STCK

-20.0%

GB Beverage

-15.1%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: STCK exceeded the UK Beverage industry which returned -20.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STCK exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

STCKIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.8%1.9%0.04%
30 Day-10.5%-4.4%-4.4%
90 Day25.3%5.6%6.3%
1 Year6.8%3.0%-18.2%-20.0%-11.1%-15.1%
3 Year52.6%36.9%23.7%14.8%-4.0%-15.8%
5 Year47.3%16.3%63.4%43.1%13.8%-11.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

43.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STCK (£2.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£4.01)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STCK is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Beverage industry average (21.3x).

PE vs Market: STCK is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.5x) compared to the UK market (15x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: STCK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STCK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the GB Beverage industry average (3x).


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Future Growth

How is Stock Spirits Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

12.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STCK's forecast earnings growth (12.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: STCK's earnings (12.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (21.4% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: STCK's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (3.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STCK's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: STCK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.6%).


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Past Performance

How has Stock Spirits Group performed over the past 5 years?

3.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STCK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: STCK's current net profit margins (10.7%) are higher than last year (9.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STCK's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: STCK's earnings growth over the past year (42.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: STCK earnings growth over the past year (42.9%) exceeded the Beverage industry 4.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: STCK's Return on Equity (10.6%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Stock Spirits Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STCK's short term assets (€226.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€144.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: STCK's short term assets (€226.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€167.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STCK's debt to equity ratio (29.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: STCK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 45.2% to 29.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STCK's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46.8%).

Interest Coverage: STCK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

3.54%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: STCK's dividend (3.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.98%).

High Dividend: STCK's dividend (3.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.44%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, STCK has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: STCK's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (48.6%), STCK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: STCK's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.7% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mirek Stachowicz

3.92yrs

Tenure

€2,343,000

Compensation

Mr. Miroslaw Boguslaw Stachowicz, also known as Mirek, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Stock Spirits Group plc since August 10, 2016 and its Executive Director since November 9, 2015. Previously, M ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mirek's total compensation ($USD2.65M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD913.62K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mirek's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Miroslaw Stachowicz
CEO & Executive Director3.92yrs€2.34m0.24% 1.1m
Paul Bal
CFO & Director2.17yrs€721.00k0.010% 45.3k
Andrew Mills
Investor Relations Directorno datano datano data
Steve Weatherley
Group General Counsel3.17yrsno datano data
Richard Hayes
Group Sales & Marketing Directorno datano datano data
Jagoda Palider
Group HR Director2.17yrsno datano data
Roman Pocs
Managing Director of Slovakiano datano datano data
Michael Kennedy
Managing Director of International & Business Development5.5yrsno datano data
Jan Havlis
Managing Director of Czech Republic4.42yrsno datano data
Marek Sypek
Managing Director of Poland4.08yrsno datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: STCK's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Miroslaw Stachowicz
CEO & Executive Director3.92yrs€2.34m0.24% 1.1m
Paul Bal
CFO & Director2.17yrs€721.00k0.010% 45.3k
Diego Bevilacqua
Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrs€64.00k0.014% 61.2k
Michael Butterworth
Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrs€75.00k0.0095% 42.5k
David Maloney
Independent Non-Executive Chairman5.17yrs€193.00k0.030% 135.9k
John Ross Nicolson
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrs€81.00kno data
H. Allum
Independent Non-Executive Director1.67yrs€58.00kno data
Tomasz Blawat
Independent Non-Executive Director3.75yrs€64.00kno data

3.8yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: STCK's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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

Stock Spirits Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Stock Spirits Group PLC
  • Ticker: STCK
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1884
  • Industry: Distillers and Vintners
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: UK£449.357m
  • Shares outstanding: 198.39m
  • Website: https://www.stockspirits.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Stock Spirits Group PLC
  • Solar House
  • Mercury Park
  • Wooburn Green
  • Buckinghamshire
  • HP10 0HH
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
STCKLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 2013
7SIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 2013
STOCKSEP (The Stock Exchange Prague Co. Ltd.)YesOrdinary SharesCZCZKOct 2013
SPPG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDOct 2013
STCKLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 2013
STOCKKBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBCZKOct 2013

Biography

Stock Spirits Group PLC produces and distributes branded spirits in Central and Eastern Europe. It offers a range of spirits, including vodka, vodka-based flavored liqueurs, rum, brandy, wines, whisky, gin, herbal bitters, and limoncello. The company also exports its products to approximately 50 countries worldwide. Stock Spirits Group PLC was founded in 1884 and is based in Wooburn Green, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/08 20:58
End of Day Share Price2020/07/08 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.