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Warpaint London AIM:W7L Stock Report

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23 Sep, 2022


Company Financials +
W7L fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

W7L Stock Overview

Warpaint London PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides color cosmetics.

Warpaint London Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Warpaint London
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.31
52 Week HighUK£2.07
52 Week LowUK£1.01
1 Month Change8.71%
3 Month Change15.93%
1 Year Change-33.16%
3 Year Change109.60%
5 Year Change-32.82%
Change since IPO19.63%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 24
Warpaint London (LON:W7L) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.026

Warpaint London (LON:W7L) Is Increasing Its Dividend To £0.026

Warpaint London PLC ( LON:W7L ) has announced that it will be increasing its periodic dividend on the 25th of November...

Sep 09
Calculating The Fair Value Of Warpaint London PLC (LON:W7L)

Calculating The Fair Value Of Warpaint London PLC (LON:W7L)

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Warpaint London PLC ( LON:W7L ) by taking the...

Shareholder Returns

W7LGB Personal ProductsGB Market

Return vs Industry: W7L underperformed the UK Personal Products industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: W7L underperformed the UK Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is W7L's price volatile compared to industry and market?
W7L volatility
W7L Average Weekly Movement7.7%
Personal Products Industry Average Movement7.7%
Market Average Movement5.2%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: W7L is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: W7L's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

1992113Sam Bazini

Warpaint London PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides color cosmetics. It operates through two segments, Branded and Close-Out. It provides supply chain management services; and operates as a wholesaler.

Warpaint London Fundamentals Summary

How do Warpaint London's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
W7L fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£100.55m
Earnings (TTM)UK£5.41m
Revenue (TTM)UK£56.78m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
W7L income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£36.31m
Gross ProfitUK£20.47m
Other ExpensesUK£15.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.071
Gross Margin36.05%
Net Profit Margin9.53%
Debt/Equity Ratio3.6%

How did W7L perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does W7L pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy W7L by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Warpaint London dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateNov 10 2022
Dividend Pay DateNov 25 2022
Days until Ex dividend46 days
Days until Dividend pay date61 days

Does W7L pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is W7L undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • 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 W7L?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

W7L 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/Revenue1.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does W7L's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

W7L PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for W7L vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.9x
VLG Venture Life Group
CRL Creightons
PZC PZ Cussons
HLN Haleon
W7L Warpaint London

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: W7L is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the peer average (13.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does W7L's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Personal Products Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: W7L is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the European Personal Products industry average (20.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is W7L'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.

W7L PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio18.6x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate W7L's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of W7L when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: W7L (£1.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: W7L 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 Warpaint London forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if W7L's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if W7L's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if W7L's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: W7L's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: W7L's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if W7L's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Warpaint London performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: W7L has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: W7L's current net profit margins (9.5%) are higher than last year (0.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: W7L's earnings have declined by 19.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: W7L's earnings growth over the past year (1191.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-19.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: W7L earnings growth over the past year (1191.6%) exceeded the Personal Products industry 9.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: W7L's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Warpaint London's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: W7L's short term assets (£37.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£9.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: W7L's short term assets (£37.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£5.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: W7L has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: W7L's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.09% to 3.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: W7L's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (138.2%).

Interest Coverage: W7L's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (292.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Warpaint London current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 24 2022Ex Dividend DateNov 10 2022Dividend Pay DateNov 25 202215 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 46 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: W7L's dividend (4.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).

High Dividend: W7L's dividend (4.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.68%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: W7L has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: W7L's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (86.5%), W7L's payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (451.5%), W7L's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Sam Bazini (59 yo)





Mr. Samuel Bazini, also known as Sam, has been Chief Executive Officer of Warpaint London PLC since January 6, 2020 and serves as its Executive Director. He served as a Joint Chief Executive Officer at War...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sam's total compensation ($USD971.70K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD329.00K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Sam's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: W7L's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: W7L's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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

Top 25 shareholders own 94.06% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Eoin MacLeod
19,445,208£25.5m0%no data
Samuel Bazini
19,445,208£25.5m0%no data
Schroder Investment Management Limited
GAM Holding AG
Scion Asset Management, LLC
Hargreave Hale Limited, Asset Management Arm
UBS Asset Management
1,694,262£2.2m9.91%no data
Close Asset Management Limited
Unicorn Asset Management Limited
GPIM Limited
1,076,400£1.4m13.84%no data
Integrated Financial Arrangements plc, Asset Management Arm
Caceis Bank Uk Branch
526,797£690.1k1738.28%no data
FNZ (UK) Ltd
464,658£608.7k5.81%no data
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd, Asset Management Arm
360,608£472.4k3.99%no data
Killik Asset Management
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
277,652£363.7k-0.4%no data
J.M. Finn & Co. Ltd.
London Wealth Management Limited
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
143,289£187.7k-2.1%no data
Clive Garston
126,315£165.5k0%no data
IG Group Holdings Plc, Asset Management Arm
Consistent Unit Trust Management Company Limited
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
110,000£144.1k0%no data

Company Information

Warpaint London PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Warpaint London PLC
  • Ticker: W7L
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1992
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£100.546m
  • Shares outstanding: 76.75m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Warpaint London PLC
  • Units B&C, Orbital Forty Six
  • The Ridgeway Trading Estate
  • Iver
  • Berkshire
  • SL0 9HW
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
W7LAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPNov 2016
WPNT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDNov 2016

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/23 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.