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Mission Group AIM:TMG Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.63

Market Cap

UK£56.8m

7D

9.6%

1Y

-27.2%

Updated

23 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
TMG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation6/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends2/6

TMG Stock Overview

The Mission Group plc provides marketing and advertising related services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and the United States.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Mission Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.63
52 Week HighUK£0.89
52 Week LowUK£0.43
Beta0.97
1 Month Change2.44%
3 Month Change4.13%
1 Year Change-27.17%
3 Year Change-25.88%
5 Year Change43.18%
Change since IPO-49.80%

Recent News & Updates

May 12
Is It Time To Consider Buying The Mission Group plc (LON:TMG)?

Is It Time To Consider Buying The Mission Group plc (LON:TMG)?

The Mission Group plc ( LON:TMG ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw a double-digit share price rise of...

Apr 03
Mission Group (LON:TMG) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Mission Group (LON:TMG) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Shareholder Returns

TMGGB MediaGB Market
7D9.6%0.2%0.6%
1Y-27.2%-12.6%-2.7%

Return vs Industry: TMG underperformed the UK Media industry which returned -12.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TMG underperformed the UK Market which returned -4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is TMG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
TMG volatility
TMG Average Weekly Movement8.5%
Media Industry Average Movement7.0%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.6%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: TMG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: TMG's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20061,000James Cliftonhttps://www.themission.co.uk

The Mission Group plc provides marketing and advertising related services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and the United States. The company offers marketing communications services specializing in the technology, medical, property, and automotive sector; public relations services; and advertising, media buying, digital marketing, events, and training services. It also provides sales promotion services; sports, fitness, and entertainment marketing services; and pricing and market access services for the healthcare sector.

Mission Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Mission Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
TMG fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£56.80m
Earnings (TTM)UK£5.42m
Revenue (TTM)UK£153.29m

10.5x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
TMG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£153.29m
Cost of RevenueUK£80.79m
Gross ProfitUK£72.50m
Other ExpensesUK£67.07m
EarningsUK£5.42m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.06
Gross Margin47.29%
Net Profit Margin3.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio17.5%

How did TMG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.8%

Current Dividend Yield

40%

Payout Ratio

Does TMG pay a reliable dividends?

See TMG dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy TMG by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Mission Group dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJul 14 2022
Dividend Pay DateJul 29 2022
Days until Ex dividend51 days
Days until Dividend pay date66 days

Does TMG pay a reliable dividends?

See TMG dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

6/6

Valuation Score 6/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TMG (£0.63) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.73)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TMG is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the UK Media industry average (25.6x).

PE vs Market: TMG is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TMG is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TMG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Media industry average (2x).


Future Growth

How is Mission Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


11.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TMG's forecast earnings growth (11.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: TMG's earnings (11.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: TMG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: TMG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-19% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TMG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-19% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if TMG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Mission Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-16.8%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TMG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TMG became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TMG's earnings have declined by 16.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: TMG has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: TMG has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (68.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TMG's Return on Equity (5.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Mission Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TMG's short term assets (£48.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£38.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: TMG's short term assets (£48.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£27.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TMG's net debt to equity ratio (11%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: TMG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.1% to 17.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TMG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.9%).

Interest Coverage: TMG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


3.81%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 24 2022Ex Dividend DateJul 14 2022Dividend Pay DateJul 29 202215 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 51 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: TMG's dividend (3.81%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.8%).

High Dividend: TMG's dividend (3.81%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.86%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: TMG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: TMG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), TMG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (129.1%), TMG's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

7.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

James Clifton (49 yo)

3.08yrs

Tenure

UK£437,000

Compensation

Mr. James Spencer Clifton serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Fox Murphy Ltd. Mr. Clifton serves as Chief Executive Officer of balloon dog. Prior to balloon dog he worked for WPP as HSBC's North Ameri...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD549.46K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD319.38K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: TMG's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: TMG's board of directors are considered experienced (9.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Mission Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: The Mission Group plc
  • Ticker: TMG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£56.804m
  • Shares outstanding: 90.17m
  • Website: https://www.themission.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • The Mission Group plc
  • The Old Sawmill
  • Filleigh
  • Barnstaple
  • Devon
  • EX32 0RN
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/23 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.