PHSC plc, through its subsidiaries, provides health, safety, hygiene, and environmental consultancy services and security solutions to the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom.
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Share Price & News
How has PHSC's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PHSC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PHSC exceeded the UK Healthcare industry which returned -27.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PHSC exceeded the UK Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PHSC's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSome PHSC (LON:PHSC) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 60% Share Price Drop
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs PHSC plc (LON:PHSC) Overpaying Its CEO?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Do PHSC plc’s (LON:PHSC) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?
Is PHSC undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PHSC (£0.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PHSC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PHSC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Healthcare industry average.
PE vs Market: PHSC 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 PHSC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PHSC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the GB Healthcare industry average (1.2x).
How is PHSC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Healthcare 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 PHSC 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.
- Examine whether PHSC 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.
- PHSC competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Healthcare industry.
How has PHSC performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PHSC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PHSC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PHSC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -25% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PHSC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PHSC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (19.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PHSC has a negative Return on Equity (-1.27%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is PHSC's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PHSC's short term assets (£2.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£732.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: PHSC's short term assets (£2.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£100.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PHSC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PHSC has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Inventory Level: PHSC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if PHSC's debt is covered by short term assets.
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: PHSC has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: PHSC has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is PHSC's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PHSC's dividend (11.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.7%).
High Dividend: PHSC's dividend (11.76%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.3%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PHSC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PHSC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PHSC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Stephen A. King, CFIOSH, DipSm, FIIRSM, FRSH, serves as the Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of PHSC plc. Mr. King served as Managing Director at PHSC plc. Mr. King co-founded PHSCL in 1990 w ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephen's total compensation ($USD119.61K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD332.86K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stephen's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PHSC insiders have bought and sold the same number of shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PHSC plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PHSC plc
- Ticker: PHSC
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Health Care Services
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: UK£1.248m
- Shares outstanding: 14.68m
- Website: https://www.phsc.plc.uk
Number of Employees
- PHSC plc
- The Old Church
- 31 Rochester Road
- ME20 7PR
- United Kingdom
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PHSC plc, through its subsidiaries, provides health, safety, hygiene, and environmental consultancy services and security solutions to the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom. The company also offers food safety, training, plant and equipment inspection, leisure management, security tagging, and product protection consulting services. In addition, it provides medical device quality management systems; CCTV and labelling solutions; and anti-theft solutions, as well as retail loss prevention and customer activity marketing data. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Aylesford, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.