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Executive Summary

Celtic plc, through its subsidiary, Celtic F.C. More Details

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for CCP from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CCP is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CCP's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Entertainment


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Entertainment


GB Market

Return vs Industry: CCP underperformed the UK Entertainment industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CCP underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.5%6.2%1.3%
30 Day1.5%23.0%14.1%
90 Day-9.6%18.1%9.6%
1 Year-36.4%-36.4%-5.2%-5.9%-2.7%-6.4%
3 Year-20.0%-20.0%-41.3%-73.3%3.9%-8.6%
5 Year42.5%42.5%-36.3%-73.6%34.6%4.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CCP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CCP's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CCP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: CCP 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 CCP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CCP is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the GB Entertainment industry average (2.1x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Celtic has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Celtic performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CCP is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CCP is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CCP is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 30.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CCP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: CCP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (95.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: CCP has a negative Return on Equity (-0.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Celtic's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CCP's short term assets (£52.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£49.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: CCP's short term assets (£52.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£12.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CCP's debt to equity ratio (10.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: CCP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 22.7% to 10.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CCP's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CCP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is Celtic current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CCP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CCP'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 CCP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CCP'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 CCP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.

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


Average board tenure


Peter Lawwell (61 yo)

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Mr. Peter T. Lawwell serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Celtic PLC and served as its Head of Operations since November 1, 2003. Mr. Lawwell is responsible for the overall charge of all operations of ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD1.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD347.05K).

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

Board Members

Peter Lawwell
CEO & Executive Directorno dataUK£1.11m0.38%
£ 370.2k
Christopher McKay
Financial Director & Director4.92yrsUK£187.36kno data
Sharon Brown
Independent Non-Executive Director4yrsUK£29.40kno data
Dermot Desmond
Independent Non-Executive Director25.58yrsUK£23.75k34.74%
£ 34.1m
Ian Bankier
Non-Executive Chairman9.17yrsUK£76.00k0.032%
£ 31.2k
Thomas Allison
Senior Independent Director19.25yrsUK£23.75k3.56%
£ 3.5m
Brian D. Wilson
Independent Non-Executive Director15.5yrsUK£23.75k0.0032%
£ 3.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: CCP's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Celtic plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Celtic plc
  • Ticker: CCP
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1887
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: UK£98.122m
  • Shares outstanding: 94.35m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Celtic plc
  • Celtic Park
  • Glasgow
  • Lanarkshire
  • G40 3RE
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CCPAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPMar 1992
CLTF.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 1992
CCPBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 1992
CCPAAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)6% CUM CNV PREF GBP0.60GBGBPApr 1995
CCPCAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)PREF CONV SHSGBGBPAug 2001


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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/02 19:32
End of Day Share Price2020/12/02 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/06/30

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.