Iofina plc engages in the exploration and production of iodine, iodine specialty chemical derivatives, produced water, and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. More Details
Undervalued with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Iofina's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IOF is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: IOF's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IOF underperformed the UK Chemicals industry which returned 41% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IOF underperformed the UK Market which returned 16% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Iofina's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
14 hours ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Appear Satisfied With Iofina plc's (LON:IOF) Prospects As Shares Rocket 28%
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Will Be Pleased With The Quality of Iofina's (LON:IOF) Earnings
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Iofina plc (LON:IOF) Potentially Undervalued?
Is Iofina 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: IOF (£0.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IOF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IOF is good value based on its PE Ratio (29.5x) compared to the UK Chemicals industry average (39.9x).
PE vs Market: IOF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.5x) compared to the UK market (24.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IOF is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IOF is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Chemicals industry average (3.3x).
How is Iofina forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IOF's forecast earnings growth (56.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: IOF's earnings (56.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (17.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: IOF's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IOF's revenue (9.3% 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 IOF's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Iofina performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IOF has a large one-off loss of $395.5K impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: IOF's current net profit margins (4.3%) are higher than last year (1.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IOF has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 40.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: IOF's earnings growth over the past year (127.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: IOF earnings growth over the past year (127.6%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -11.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: IOF's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.
How is Iofina's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IOF's short term assets ($17.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($8.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: IOF's short term assets ($17.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IOF's debt to equity ratio (60.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IOF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 92.7% to 60.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IOF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.4%).
Interest Coverage: IOF's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.3x coverage).
What is Iofina current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IOF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IOF's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IOF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IOF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IOF's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Becker (50 yo)
Dr. Thomas Matthew Becker, also known as Tom, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Iofina plc since September 5, 2014. Dr. Becker served as the President of Iofina Chemical Inc., at Iofina...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD275.60K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD324.25K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: IOF's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: IOF'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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Iofina plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Iofina plc
- Ticker: IOF
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£27.340m
- Shares outstanding: 191.86m
- Website: https://www.iofina.com
Number of Employees
- Iofina plc
- 48 Chancery Lane
- Greater London
- WC2A 1JF
- United Kingdom
Iofina plc engages in the exploration and production of iodine, iodine specialty chemical derivatives, produced water, and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. It offers halogen chemica...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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