Next Fifteen Communications Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides communications services in the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, the United States, and the Asia Pacific. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Next Fifteen Communications Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NFC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NFC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NFC exceeded the UK Media industry which returned 60.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NFC exceeded the UK Market which returned 18.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Next Fifteen Communications Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Next Fifteen Communications Group 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: NFC (£11.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£10.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NFC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NFC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Media industry average.
PE vs Market: NFC 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 NFC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NFC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9x) compared to the GB Media industry average (1.8x).
How is Next Fifteen Communications Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NFC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: NFC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: NFC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NFC's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NFC's revenue (6.4% 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 NFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Next Fifteen Communications Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NFC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: NFC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NFC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 14% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NFC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: NFC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (20.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NFC has a negative Return on Equity (-3.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Next Fifteen Communications Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NFC's short term assets (£105.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£111.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: NFC's short term assets (£105.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£93.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NFC's debt to equity ratio (11%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NFC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 39.6% to 11% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (503.6%).
Interest Coverage: NFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.8x coverage).
What is Next Fifteen Communications Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NFC's dividend (0.62%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.3%).
High Dividend: NFC's dividend (0.62%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.91%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NFC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: NFC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: NFC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NFC'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
Tim Dyson (60 yo)
Mr. Timothy John Bruce Dyson, also known as Tim, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Next Fifteen Communications Group PLC of 463 Communications, LLC since 1992 and heads its global operations. Mr. Dys...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD1.64M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: NFC's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NFC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.3%.
Next Fifteen Communications Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Next Fifteen Communications Group plc
- Ticker: NFC
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: UK£1.053b
- Shares outstanding: 92.75m
- Website: https://www.next15.com
Number of Employees
- Next Fifteen Communications Group plc
- 75 Bermondsey Street
- Greater London
- SE1 3XF
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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