Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures, markets, and sells health, hygiene, and nutrition products in the United Kingdom, the United States, China, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£59.25|
|52 Week High||UK£54.66|
|52 Week Low||UK£77.74|
|1 Month Change||5.30%|
|3 Month Change||-8.61%|
|1 Year Change||-19.28%|
|3 Year Change||-13.31%|
|5 Year Change||-17.51%|
|Change since IPO||771.32%|
Recent News & Updates
Are Investors Undervaluing Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RKT) By 24%?
In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc ( LON:RKT ) by taking the...
|RKT||GB Household Products||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: RKT underperformed the UK Household Products industry which returned -16.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RKT underperformed the UK Market which returned 19.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: RKT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RKT's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures, markets, and sells health, hygiene, and nutrition products in the United Kingdom, the United States, China, and internationally. The company offers acne treatment creams, facial washes, and cleansing pads; disinfection, hygiene, and first aid products; condoms, sex toys, and lubricants; heartburn and indigestion solutions; and cough and chest congestion, multi-symptom, and sinus remedies for adults and children under the Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Gaviscon, and Mucinex brands. It also provides analgesics; footcare products; sore throat medications; and hair removal products under the Nurofen, Scholl, Strepsils, and Veet brands.
Reckitt Benckiser Group Fundamentals Summary
|RKT fundamental statistics|
Is RKT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|RKT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£5.64b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-2.31|
|Net Profit Margin||-12.02%|
How did RKT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Reckitt Benckiser Group 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: RKT (£59.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RKT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RKT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Household Products industry average.
PE vs Market: RKT 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 RKT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RKT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.5x) compared to the XE Household Products industry average (1.9x).
How is Reckitt Benckiser Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RKT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: RKT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: RKT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RKT's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RKT's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RKT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.1%)
How has Reckitt Benckiser Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RKT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: RKT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RKT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RKT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: RKT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Household Products industry (7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RKT has a negative Return on Equity (-24.91%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Reckitt Benckiser Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RKT's short term assets (£6.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£9.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: RKT's short term assets (£6.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£11.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RKT's debt to equity ratio (156.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: RKT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.1% to 156.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RKT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.3%).
Interest Coverage: RKT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.1x coverage).
What is Reckitt Benckiser Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RKT's dividend (2.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.34%).
High Dividend: RKT's dividend (2.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.92%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RKT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RKT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: RKT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RKT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (53.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Laxman Narasimhan (53 yo)
Mr. Laxman Narasimhan serves as Independent Director at Verizon Communications Inc. since July 01, 2021. He has been an Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc since July 16, 2019 and has been it...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Laxman's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the UK market.
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Laxman's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: RKT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: RKT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: RKT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
- Ticker: RKT
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1819
- Industry: Household Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: UK£42.318b
- Shares outstanding: 714.23m
- Website: https://www.reckitt.com
Number of Employees
- Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
- Turner House
- 103-105 Bath Road
- SL1 3UH
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/20 21:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/20 00:00|
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