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Venture Life GroupAIM:VLG Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.43

Market Cap

UK£54.7m

7D

-3.3%

1Y

-53.8%

Updated

20 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
VLG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

VLG Stock Overview

Venture Life Group plc develops and commercializes oral care products, food supplements, medical devices, dermo-cosmetics, and topical products for the ageing population in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, China, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, rest of Europe, and internationally.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Venture Life Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.43
52 Week HighUK£1.05
52 Week LowUK£0.27
Beta0.33
1 Month Change47.46%
3 Month Change-7.45%
1 Year Change-53.85%
3 Year Change-5.44%
5 Year Change-24.35%
Change since IPO-59.54%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 02
An Intrinsic Calculation For Venture Life Group plc (LON:VLG) Suggests It's 48% Undervalued

An Intrinsic Calculation For Venture Life Group plc (LON:VLG) Suggests It's 48% Undervalued

Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Venture Life Group plc...

Dec 02
Venture Life Group plc (LON:VLG) Analysts Just Slashed This Year's Revenue Estimates By 10%

Venture Life Group plc (LON:VLG) Analysts Just Slashed This Year's Revenue Estimates By 10%

The latest analyst coverage could presage a bad day for Venture Life Group plc ( LON:VLG ), with the analysts making...

Oct 30
Venture Life Group (LON:VLG) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Venture Life Group (LON:VLG) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

VLGGB Personal ProductsGB Market
7D-3.3%-6.3%-0.5%
1Y-53.8%-15.9%8.7%

Return vs Industry: VLG underperformed the UK Personal Products industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VLG underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VLG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VLG volatility
VLG Average Weekly Movement13.6%
Personal Products Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: VLG is more volatile than 90% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VLG's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2005119Jerry Randallhttps://www.venture-life.com

Venture Life Group plc develops and commercializes oral care products, food supplements, medical devices, dermo-cosmetics, and topical products for the ageing population in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, China, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, rest of Europe, and internationally. It operates through Venture Life Brands and Customer Brands segments. The company offers neurology products, including NeuroAge, NeuroAge Sleep, and NeuroAge NRG food supplements to enhance mental alertness, cognitive function, and mental performance in ageing brain; and Original Bioscalin to treat and prevent hair loss, hair thinning, and baldness.

Venture Life Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Venture Life Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VLG fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£54.74m
Earnings (TTM)UK£347.00k
Revenue (TTM)UK£27.05m

158.2x

P/E Ratio

2.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VLG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£27.05m
Cost of RevenueUK£16.17m
Gross ProfitUK£10.88m
ExpensesUK£10.53m
EarningsUK£347.00k

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.0027
Gross Margin40.21%
Net Profit Margin1.28%
Debt/Equity Ratio13.0%

How did VLG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

36.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VLG (£0.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.69)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VLG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (158.2x) compared to the UK Personal Products industry average (23.6x).

PE vs Market: VLG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (158.2x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VLG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Personal Products industry average (3x).


Future Growth

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

142.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VLG's forecast earnings growth (142.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: VLG's earnings (142.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VLG's revenue (27.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VLG's revenue (27.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if VLG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Venture Life Group performed over the past 5 years?

73.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VLG has a large one-off loss of £1.5M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: VLG's current net profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (10.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VLG has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 73.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: VLG had negative earnings growth (-87.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Personal Products industry average (-4.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VLG's Return on Equity (0.5%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Venture Life Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VLG's short term assets (£27.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£14.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: VLG's short term assets (£27.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£14.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VLG's net debt to equity ratio (1.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: VLG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 42.1% to 13% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VLG's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.4%).

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


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

1.49%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VLG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VLG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VLG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VLG's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VLG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jerry Randall (56 yo)

12yrs

Tenure

UK£440,390

Compensation

Mr. Jeremy Anthony Philip Randall, also known as Jerry, ACA is the Co-founder since 2010 and Chief Executive Officer of Venture Life Group Plc. Mr. Randall served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sinclair...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jerry's total compensation ($USD601.08K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD327.60K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VLG's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: VLG's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: VLG 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

Venture Life Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Venture Life Group plc
  • Ticker: VLG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£54.737m
  • Shares outstanding: 125.83m
  • Website: https://www.venture-life.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Venture Life Group plc
  • 12 The Courtyard
  • Eastern Road
  • Bracknell
  • Berkshire
  • RG12 2XB
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/20 21:25
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.