AIM:XLM

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

XLMedia PLC, an online performance marketing company, attracts paying users from various online and mobile channels and directs them to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Asia, Oceania, and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

XLM

-5.1%

GB Interactive Media and Services

-2.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-75.0%

XLM

-28.0%

GB Interactive Media and Services

-25.9%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: XLM underperformed the UK Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -28% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XLM underperformed the UK Market which returned -25.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XLMIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-5.1%-2.2%
30 Day-24.4%-23.4%-20.3%
90 Day-65.4%-32.4%-29.5%
1 Year-73.9%-75.0%-27.3%-28.0%-22.2%-25.9%
3 Year-83.2%-85.6%-11.5%-13.8%-16.1%-26.6%
5 Year-72.7%-79.1%8.1%4.6%-4.6%-26.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

47.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XLM (£0.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.3)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XLM is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.4x) compared to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (23x).

PE vs Market: XLM is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.4x) compared to the UK market (12.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: XLM's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XLM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the GB Interactive Media and Services industry average (1.5x).


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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?

-40.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XLM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-40.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: XLM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-40.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: XLM's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: XLM's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XLM's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.9% 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?

14.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XLM has a large one-off loss of $9.9M impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: XLM's current net profit margins (15.1%) are lower than last year (25.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XLM's earnings have grown by 14.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XLM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: XLM had negative earnings growth (-43.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Interactive Media and Services industry average (-4.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: XLM's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is XLMedia's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XLM's short term assets ($61.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: XLM's short term assets ($61.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XLM's debt to equity ratio (2.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if XLM's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XLM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1000.6%).

Interest Coverage: XLM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (48.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: XLM has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: XLM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 14.6x debt).


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Dividend

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

37.00%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: XLM's dividend (37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.65%).

High Dividend: XLM's dividend (37%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.43%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: XLM's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (89.7%), XLM's payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: XLM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (50% payout ratio).


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Management

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

0.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Stuart Antony Simms (49yo)

0.50

Tenure

Mr. Stuart Antony Bridge Simms has been Group Chief Executive Officer of XLMedia PLC. since joining October 2, 2019 and has been its Director since October 04, 2019. Mr. Simms was Chief Operating Officer o ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ory Weihs
Co-Founder & Non-executive Directorno dataUS$635.00k4.19% $1.2m
Stuart Antony Simms
Group CEO & Director0.50yrno data0.48% $136.4k
Iain Balchin
Group Chief Financial Officer0.17yrno datano data
Michal Badhav
Group General Counsel2.25yrsno datano data
Shaun O'Neill
Head of Sales1.08yrsno datano data
Sarah Clark
Chief Transformation Officer0.17yrno datano data
Yehuda Dahan
Company Secretary & Director2.25yrsno datano data

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XLM's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ory Weihs
Co-Founder & Non-executive Directorno dataUS$635.00k4.19% $1.2m
Stuart Antony Simms
Group CEO & Director0.50yrno data0.48% $136.4k
Yehuda Dahan
Company Secretary & Director2.25yrsno datano data
Christopher Bell
Independent Non-Executive Chairman6.08yrsUS$146.00kno data
Amit Ben-Yehuda
Non-Executive Director4.08yrsno datano data
Richard Rosenberg
Independent Non-Executive Director6.08yrsUS$87.00kno data
Jonas Martensson
Non-Executive Director2.5yrsno datano data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: XLM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.9%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

XLMedia PLC's company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: UK£28.423m
  • Shares outstanding: 183.37m
  • Website: https://www.xlmedia.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • XLMedia PLC
  • 6 Agias Marinas Street
  • Germasogia
  • Limassol
  • 4044
  • Cyprus

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XLMAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPMar 2014
7X3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 2014
XLMD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 2014

Biography

XLMedia PLC, an online performance marketing company, attracts paying users from various online and mobile channels and directs them to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Asia, Oceania, and internationally. It operates through Publishing, Media, and Other segments. The company owns approximately 2,300 informational Websites in 18 languages. It also acquires online and mobile advertising targeted at potential online traffic with the objective of directing it to the customers, as well as buys advertising space on search engines, Websites, mobile and social networks, and places adverts referring potential users to the customers’ Websites or to its own Websites; and manages networks of marketing partners. The company was formerly known as Webpals Marketing Systems Ltd. and changed its name to XLMedia PLC in 2008. XLMedia PLC was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/05 22:16
End of Day Share Price2020/04/03 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.