AIM:NAH

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Executive Summary

NAHL Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and services business focusing on the consumer legal services market in the United Kingdom. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NAH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.1%

NAH

-4.9%

GB Media

-5.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-58.3%

NAH

-32.6%

GB Media

-20.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: NAH underperformed the UK Media industry which returned -33.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NAH underperformed the UK Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NAHIndustryMarket
7 Day1.1%-4.9%-5.1%
30 Day-19.8%3.0%-4.3%
90 Day25.5%11.7%-4.5%
1 Year-58.3%-58.3%-30.5%-32.6%-17.0%-20.0%
3 Year-61.0%-67.3%-33.9%-43.5%-13.6%-24.3%
5 Year-82.6%-87.9%-32.9%-47.8%10.2%-14.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

26.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NAH (£0.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.67)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NAH is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the GB Media industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

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

51.4%

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 NAHL Group 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 NAHL Group performed over the past 5 years?

-38.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NAH is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NAH is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NAH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 38% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: NAH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-34.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NAH has a negative Return on Equity (-1.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is NAHL Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NAH's short term assets (£38.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£16.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: NAH's short term assets (£38.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£23.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NAH's debt to equity ratio (36.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: NAH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16% to 36.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NAH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.5%).

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


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is NAHL Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NAH's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: NAH is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NAH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

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

4.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Simon Trott

4.83yrs

Tenure

Mr. Simon Trott is Chief Executive Officer of Personal Injury at NAHL Group plc since March 2019. Mr. Trott was Managing Director of National Accident Helpline - Personal Injury at NAHL Group plc since Dec ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Saralis
Group CFO2.75yrsUK£185.00k0.098%
£ 22.1k
Marcus Lamont
Group Human Resources Director4.25yrsno datano data
Helen Jackson
Managing Director of Bush & Company Rehabilitation - Critical Care4.25yrsno datano data
Simon Trott
Chief Executive Officer of Personal Injury4.83yrsno datano data
Will Herbertson
Managing Director of Residential Property2.08yrsno datano data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: NAH's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Saralis
Group CFO2.75yrsUK£185.00k0.098%
£ 22.1k
Brian Phillips
Non-Executive Director0.33yrno datano data
Gillian D. Kent
Independent Non-Executive Director5.92yrsUK£50.00kno data
Sally-ann Tilleray
Non-Executive Director1.25yrsUK£22.00kno data
Tim J. Aspinall
Non-Executive Chair0.75yrUK£55.00k0.022%
£ 4.9k

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NAH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: NAH insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: NAHL Group plc
  • Ticker: NAH
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1993
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: UK£22.635m
  • Shares outstanding: 46.24m
  • Website: https://www.nahlgroupplc.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • NAHL Group plc
  • 1430 Montagu Court
  • Kettering Parkway
  • Kettering
  • Northamptonshire
  • NN15 6XR
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NAHAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesNew A Ordinary SharesGBGBPMay 2014
NHLP.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew A Ordinary SharesUSUSDMay 2014

Biography

NAHL Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and services business focusing on the consumer legal services market in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Personal In ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/30 20:45
End of Day Share Price2020/10/30 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.