PZ Cussons Valuation

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

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Analyst Forecast

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: PZC (£1.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.19)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PZC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PZC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PZC 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/Revenue0.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-12.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does PZC's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PS ratio for PZC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyForward PSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.5x
W7L Warpaint London
4.3x12.0%UK£385.5m
REVB Revolution Beauty Group
0.4x9.5%UK£82.9m
VLG Venture Life Group
1x7.3%UK£49.3m
SIS Science in Sport
0.5x2.8%UK£33.8m
PZC PZ Cussons
0.8x-1.0%UK£464.7m

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: PZC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the peer average (1.5x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a6.1%
n/an/an/a
No. of CompaniesPS048121620

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0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a6.1%
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Price-To-Sales vs Industry: PZC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the European Personal Products industry average (1.3x).


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PZC's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

PZC PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.8x
Fair PS Ratio0.6x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: PZC is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x).


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst PZC forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUK£1.11
UK£1.45
+30.9%
20.2%UK£1.90UK£1.11n/a4
May ’25UK£1.03
UK£1.45
+41.3%
20.2%UK£1.90UK£1.11n/a4
Apr ’25UK£0.90
UK£1.56
+73.9%
20.5%UK£1.90UK£1.11n/a4
Mar ’25UK£1.02
UK£1.80
+76.3%
13.2%UK£2.05UK£1.41n/a4
Feb ’25UK£1.30
UK£2.03
+55.9%
16.0%UK£2.55UK£1.70n/a4
Jan ’25UK£1.53
UK£2.03
+32.5%
16.0%UK£2.55UK£1.70n/a4
Dec ’24UK£1.47
UK£2.03
+37.9%
16.0%UK£2.55UK£1.70n/a4
Nov ’24UK£1.34
UK£2.03
+51.9%
16.0%UK£2.55UK£1.70n/a4
Oct ’24UK£1.42
UK£2.06
+45.8%
14.5%UK£2.55UK£1.70n/a5
Sep ’24UK£1.60
UK£2.17
+35.3%
11.1%UK£2.55UK£1.82n/a5
Aug ’24UK£1.65
UK£2.17
+31.4%
11.1%UK£2.55UK£1.82n/a5
Jul ’24UK£1.62
UK£2.17
+33.8%
11.1%UK£2.55UK£1.82n/a5
Jun ’24UK£1.85
UK£2.63
+42.1%
13.6%UK£3.12UK£2.05n/a5
May ’24UK£2.01
UK£2.63
+31.1%
13.6%UK£3.12UK£2.05UK£1.035
Apr ’24UK£1.85
UK£2.63
+41.9%
13.6%UK£3.12UK£2.05UK£0.905
Mar ’24UK£1.84
UK£2.64
+43.7%
13.4%UK£3.12UK£2.05UK£1.025
Feb ’24UK£2.17
UK£2.69
+24.1%
11.8%UK£3.12UK£2.16UK£1.305
Jan ’24UK£2.10
UK£2.68
+28.0%
13.2%UK£3.12UK£2.16UK£1.534
Dec ’23UK£2.11
UK£2.68
+27.4%
13.2%UK£3.12UK£2.16UK£1.474
Nov ’23UK£1.99
UK£2.47
+23.9%
21.7%UK£3.12UK£1.60UK£1.345
Oct ’23UK£1.95
UK£2.47
+26.3%
21.7%UK£3.12UK£1.60UK£1.425
Sep ’23UK£1.92
UK£2.52
+31.1%
24.2%UK£3.40UK£1.60UK£1.605
Aug ’23UK£2.13
UK£2.52
+18.7%
24.2%UK£3.40UK£1.60UK£1.655
Jul ’23UK£2.01
UK£2.52
+25.5%
24.2%UK£3.40UK£1.60UK£1.625
Jun ’23UK£2.04
UK£2.48
+21.7%
24.7%UK£3.40UK£1.60UK£1.855
May ’23UK£2.05
UK£2.48
+20.8%
24.7%UK£3.40UK£1.60UK£2.015

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.


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