Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Glencore's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GLEN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
GB Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: GLEN underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned 0.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GLEN underperformed the UK Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Glencore's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHere's What We Make Of Glencore's (LON:GLEN) Returns On Capital
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Glencore plc (LON:GLEN) Popular Amongst Insiders?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid You Participate In Any Of Glencore's (LON:GLEN) Respectable 92% Return?
Is Glencore 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: GLEN (£1.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GLEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GLEN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Metals and Mining industry average.
PE vs Market: GLEN 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 GLEN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GLEN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (1.6x).
How is Glencore forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GLEN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GLEN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: GLEN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GLEN's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GLEN'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: GLEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6%).
How has Glencore performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GLEN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GLEN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GLEN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GLEN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GLEN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Metals and Mining industry (-21.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GLEN has a negative Return on Equity (-17.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Glencore's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GLEN's short term assets ($37.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($37.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: GLEN's short term assets ($37.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($41.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GLEN's debt to equity ratio (112.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GLEN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 103.8% to 112.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GLEN's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.1%).
Interest Coverage: GLEN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Glencore current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLEN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLEN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLEN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLEN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GLEN is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GLEN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ivan Glasenberg (63 yo)
Mr. Ivan Glasenberg serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Glencore International AG since January 2002 and Glencore plc since 2011. Mr. Glasenberg joined Glencore in April 1984. Mr. Glasenberg initially ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ivan's total compensation ($USD1.50M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD4.98M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ivan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||18.75yrs||US$1.50m||9.17% |
|Chief Financial Officer||15.33yrs||US$242.00k||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations & Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Risk Officer||9.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Geologist||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Sustainability||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Business Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Industrial Assets||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Coal Assets||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Ferroalloys Assets||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Copper Marketing||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GLEN's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||18.75yrs||US$1.50m||9.17% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.5yrs||US$280.00k||no data|
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||2.42yrs||US$300.00k||0.00038% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.33yrs||US$200.00k||0.0057% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||7.42yrs||US$1.15m||0.0019% |
|Non-Executive Director||9.5yrs||US$310.00k||0.013% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.75yrs||US$240.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.33yrs||US$265.00k||0.00033% |
Experienced Board: GLEN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
Glencore plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Glencore plc
- Ticker: GLEN
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1974
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£20.612b
- Shares outstanding: 13.22b
- Website: https://www.glencore.com
Number of Employees
- Glencore plc
- Baarermattstrasse 3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GLEN||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2011|
|8GC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2011|
|GLCN.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2011|
|GLENL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2011|
|GLEN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||May 2011|
|GLN||JSE (The Johannesburg Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||ZA||ZAR||May 2011|
|8GC||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IT||EUR||May 2011|
|GLNC.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||UNSPON ADR EA REPR 2 ORD||US||USD||Jul 2011|
|8GCA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||UNSPON ADR EA REPR 2 ORD||DE||EUR||Jul 2011|
|0IVW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||UNSPON ADR EA REPR 2 ORD||GB||USD||Jul 2011|
Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products. It operates in two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/30 20:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
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