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Executive Summary

Hansard Global plc operates as a specialist long-term savings provider that offers savings and investment products for investors, institutions, and wealth-management groups worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and good value.

Share Price & News

How has Hansard Global's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HSD has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.8%

HSD

1.5%

GB Insurance

1.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-15.7%

HSD

-15.3%

GB Insurance

-13.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: HSD matched the UK Insurance industry which returned -15.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HSD underperformed the UK Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HSDIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.8%1.5%1.2%
30 Day8.6%-2.3%-0.2%
90 Day0%2.4%-1.1%
1 Year-5.8%-15.7%-7.2%-15.3%-9.8%-13.2%
3 Year-44.9%-58.5%-9.8%-26.0%-3.4%-15.1%
5 Year-51.2%-68.8%16.5%-13.9%25.3%-2.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Hansard Global's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Hansard Global undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: HSD (£0.34) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.85)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HSD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the GB Insurance industry average (10.4x).

PE vs Market: HSD is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the UK market (17.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: HSD is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HSD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Insurance industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Hansard Global forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

24.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: HSD's forecast earnings growth (24.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: HSD's earnings (24.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (23.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if HSD's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the UK market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if HSD's revenue 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 HSD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Hansard Global performed over the past 5 years?

-20.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HSD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HSD's current net profit margins (2.6%) are higher than last year (-14.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HSD's earnings have declined by 20.5% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: HSD had negative earnings growth (-33.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (5.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HSD's Return on Equity (16%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Hansard Global's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HSD's short term assets (£1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (£45.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: HSD's short term assets (£1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HSD is debt free.

Reducing Debt: HSD has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HSD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: HSD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Hansard Global current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

13.09%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HSD's dividend (13.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).

High Dividend: HSD's dividend (13.09%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.15%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HSD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HSD's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (145.8%), HSD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


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.


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Management

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

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Gordon Marr

7.67yrs

Tenure

UK£472,674

Compensation

Mr. Gordon Stuart Marr, LLB has been the Group Chief Executive Officer of Hansard Global Plc since January 1, 2013. Mr. Marr served as Executive General Manager of Cleaning & Open Space at ISS Facility Ser ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Gordon's total compensation ($USD614.25K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD345.93K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gordon Marr
Group CEO & Director7.67yrsUK£472.67k0.44%
£ 205.9k
Leonard Polonsky
President6.25yrsUK£11.88k37.1%
£ 17.3m
Timothy Davies
Group CFO & Director4.75yrsUK£229.97k0.077%
£ 35.7k
Leslie Wong
Chief Operating Officerno datano datano data
Angela McCraith
Head of Group Risk & Complianceno datano datano data
Hazel Stewart
Company Secretary & Legal Managerno datano datano data
Graham Malcolm Morrall
Global Sales & Marketing Directorno datano datano data
Karen Corran
Head of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Oliver Byrne
Chief Strategy Officerno datano datano data
Ailish Sherlin
Group Chief Actuary5.42yrsno datano data
Will Andrews
Secretaryno datano datano data
Ciaran Cormican
General Manager of Hansard Europe DACno datano datano data

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: HSD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gordon Marr
Group CEO & Director7.67yrsUK£472.67k0.44%
£ 205.9k
Timothy Davies
Group CFO & Director4.75yrsUK£229.97k0.077%
£ 35.7k
Philip Kay
Independent Non-Executive Director0.50yrno datano data
Philip P. Gregory
Independent Non-Executive Chairman6.25yrsUK£69.17k0.011%
£ 5.3k
Jose Ribeiro
Independent Non-Executive Director0.75yrno datano data
Marc Andre Polonsky
Non-Executive Director2yrsUK£38.13k11.38%
£ 5.3m
Graeme Easton
Senior Independent Director1.67yrsno datano data

2.0yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HSD's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Company Information

Hansard Global Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Hansard Global Plc
  • Ticker: HSD
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Life and Health Insurance
  • Sector: Insurance
  • Market Cap: UK£46.596m
  • Shares outstanding: 137.05m
  • Website: https://www.hansard.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Hansard Global Plc
  • Harbour Court
  • Lord Street
  • Douglas
  • Isle of Man
  • IM99 1QL
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HSDLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 2006
HNRD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 2006
HSDLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 2006

Biography

Hansard Global plc operates as a specialist long-term savings provider that offers savings and investment products for investors, institutions, and wealth-management groups worldwide. The company offers un ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/18 03:02
End of Day Share Price2020/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.