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XLM

XLMedia AIM:XLM Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.40

Market Cap

UK£102.7m

7D

10.5%

1Y

-35.9%

Updated

17 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
XLM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth4/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

XLM Stock Overview

XLMedia PLC operates as a performance publishing company that delivers customers to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Oceania, and internationally.

XLMedia Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for XLMedia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.40
52 Week HighUK£0.67
52 Week LowUK£0.24
Beta2.25
1 Month Change32.77%
3 Month Change26.40%
1 Year Change-35.88%
3 Year Change-45.33%
5 Year Change-69.62%
Change since IPO-39.23%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

XLMGB Interactive Media and ServicesGB Market
7D10.5%-1.4%-0.2%
1Y-35.9%-30.6%-9.0%

Return vs Industry: XLM underperformed the UK Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -29.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XLM underperformed the UK Market which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is XLM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
XLM volatility
XLM Average Weekly Movement7.3%
Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement7.2%
Market Average Movement5.3%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.7%

Stable Share Price: XLM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: XLM's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2008n/aDavid Kinghttps://www.xlmedia.com

XLMedia PLC operates as a performance publishing company that delivers customers to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Oceania, and internationally. It owns and operates approximately 2,000 websites in 18 languages across various industry verticals, including gambling, sports betting, personal finance, and others. The company was formerly known as Webpals Marketing Systems Ltd.

XLMedia Fundamentals Summary

How do XLMedia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
XLM fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£102.66m
Earnings (TTM)UK£4.68m
Revenue (TTM)UK£55.20m

21.9x

P/E Ratio

1.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
XLM income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$66.49m
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$66.49m
Other ExpensesUS$60.85m
EarningsUS$5.64m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.022
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin8.48%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did XLM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is XLM undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for XLM?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

XLM key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA22.8x
PEG Ratio0.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does XLM's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

XLM PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for XLM vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average23.8x
BOOM Audioboom Group
18.1x-49.9%UK£120.5m
NWOR National World
4.9x-14.7%UK£45.4m
BBSN Brave Bison Group
52.4xn/aUK£23.8m
MONY Moneysupermarket.com Group
19.7x19.3%UK£1.1b
XLM XLMedia
21.9x45.3%UK£102.7m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: XLM is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the peer average (23.8x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does XLM's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Interactive Media and Services Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: XLM is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the UK Interactive Media and Services industry average (26.8x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is XLM's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

XLM PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio21.9x
Fair PE Ratio35.1x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: XLM is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (35.1x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of XLM when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: XLM (£0.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.91)

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


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.


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Future Growth

How is XLMedia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

4/6

Future Growth Score 4/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


45.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XLM's forecast earnings growth (45.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: XLM's earnings (45.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: XLM's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: XLM's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XLM's revenue (9.4% 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 XLM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has XLMedia performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-38.8%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XLM has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: XLM's current net profit margins (8.5%) are higher than last year (1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XLM's earnings have declined by 38.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XLM's earnings growth over the past year (962.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-38.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: XLM earnings growth over the past year (962.3%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry 22.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: XLM's Return on Equity (5.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is XLMedia'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: XLM's short term assets ($39.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($42.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: XLM's short term assets ($39.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XLM is debt free.

Reducing Debt: XLM had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: XLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: XLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: XLM is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as XLM has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

David King (62 yo)

0.083yr

Tenure

Mr. David John King serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of XLMedia PLC since July 1, 2022. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of Johnston Press plc since June 01, 2013 and has been its Exec...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: XLM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: XLM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 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: XLM 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

XLMedia PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: XLMedia PLC
  • Ticker: XLM
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2008
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£102.660m
  • Shares outstanding: 259.90m
  • Website: https://www.xlmedia.com

Location

  • XLMedia PLC
  • The Courtyard
  • 21-25 Hart Street
  • Henley-On-Thames
  • Oxfordshire
  • RG9 2AR
  • United Kingdom

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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 Analysis2022/08/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/17 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.