CRPR Stock Overview
James Cropper PLC manufactures and sells papers products and advanced materials.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£10.55|
|52 Week High||UK£16.50|
|52 Week Low||UK£8.25|
|1 Month Change||11.64%|
|3 Month Change||-8.26%|
|1 Year Change||-18.85%|
|3 Year Change||-5.80%|
|5 Year Change||-40.56%|
|Change since IPO||555.28%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CRPR||GB Forestry||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CRPR underperformed the UK Forestry industry which returned -8.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CRPR underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.
|CRPR Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|Forestry Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: CRPR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CRPR's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
James Cropper PLC manufactures and sells papers products and advanced materials. It operates through Paper, Colourform, and Technical Fibre Products segments. The company offers specialty papers and boards; and moulded fiber products, as well as converts paper.
James Cropper Fundamentals Summary
|CRPR fundamental statistics|
Is CRPR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CRPR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£46.62m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 26, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||1.29%|
How did CRPR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is CRPR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CRPR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CRPR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CRPR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CRPR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
AAZ Anglo Asian Mining
CRPR James Cropper
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CRPR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (74.2x) compared to the peer average (9.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CRPR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Forestry Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CRPR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (74.2x) compared to the European Forestry industry average (8.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CRPR'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.
|Current PE Ratio||74.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||24.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CRPR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (74.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CRPR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CRPR (£10.55) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CRPR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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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How is James Cropper forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CRPR's forecast earnings growth (45.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CRPR's earnings (45.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (10% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CRPR's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CRPR's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CRPR's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CRPR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.2%).
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How has James Cropper performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CRPR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CRPR's current net profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CRPR's earnings have declined by 15.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CRPR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CRPR had negative earnings growth (-13.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Forestry industry average (83.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CRPR's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
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How is James Cropper's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CRPR's short term assets (£48.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£22.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: CRPR's short term assets (£48.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£35.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CRPR's net debt to equity ratio (13.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CRPR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 37.8% to 35.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CRPR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.8%).
Interest Coverage: CRPR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.9x coverage).
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What is James Cropper current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CRPR's dividend (0.95%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.87%).
High Dividend: CRPR's dividend (0.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.13%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CRPR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CRPR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: CRPR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: CRPR is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Phil Wild (53 yo)
Mr. Philip I. Wild, BEng, also known as Phil, serves as the Managing Director of James Cropper Converting Limited and James Cropper Speciality Papers Ltd. Mr. Wild has been the Chief Executive Officer of J...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Phil's total compensation ($USD334.85K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD336.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Phil's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CRPR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CRPR's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CRPR 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.
James Cropper PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: James Cropper PLC
- Ticker: CRPR
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1845
- Industry: Paper Products
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£100.803m
- Shares outstanding: 9.55m
- Website: https://www.jamescropper.com
Number of Employees
- James Cropper PLC
- Burneside Mills
- LA9 6PZ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
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.