AIM:XLM

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Executive Summary

XLMedia PLC, a performance marketing company, attracts traffic from various online channels and directs them to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Asia, Oceania, and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.0%

XLM

1.9%

GB Interactive Media and Services

-1.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-57.1%

XLM

22.5%

GB Interactive Media and Services

-14.5%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: XLM underperformed the UK Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 24.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: XLM underperformed the UK Market which returned -14.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

XLMIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.0%1.9%-1.9%
30 Day10.3%4.5%-1.7%
90 Day-10.1%12.2%-4.4%
1 Year-57.1%-57.1%22.7%22.5%-11.3%-14.5%
3 Year-82.9%-85.0%35.1%32.6%-9.0%-20.3%
5 Year-54.8%-64.6%62.9%57.2%15.3%-10.6%

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?

0.9x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XLM (£0.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: XLM is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XLM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Interactive Media and Services industry average.

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XLM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Interactive Media and Services industry average (4.6x).


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Future Growth

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

4.0%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if XLM's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if XLM's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: XLM's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XLM's revenue (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?

-40.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: XLM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: XLM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XLM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: XLM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (3.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: XLM has a negative Return on Equity (-114.75%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is XLMedia's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XLM's short term assets ($36.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($23.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: XLM's short term assets ($36.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($7.8M).


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?

22.65%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: XLM's dividend (22.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.83%).

High Dividend: XLM's dividend (22.65%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.36%)


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: XLM is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


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?

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Stuart Antony Simms (50 yo)

1

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%
$ 1.8m
Stuart Antony Simms
Group CEO & Director1yrno data0.48%
$ 211.2k
Iain Balchin
Group CFO & Director0.25yrno datano data
Sarah Clark
Chief Transformation Officer & COO0.42yrno datano data
Michal Badhav
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary2.75yrsno datano data
Shaun O'Neill
Head of Sales1.58yrsno datano data
Ken Dorward
President of North America0.33yrno datano data

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

46yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XLM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ory Weihs
Co-Founder & Non-executive Directorno dataUS$635.00k4.19%
$ 1.8m
Stuart Antony Simms
Group CEO & Director1yrno data0.48%
$ 211.2k
Iain Balchin
Group CFO & Director0.25yrno datano data
Christopher Bell
Independent Non-Executive Chairman6.58yrsUS$146.00kno data
Richard Rosenberg
Independent Non-Executive Director6.58yrsUS$87.00kno data
Jonas Martensson
Independent Non-Executive Director3yrsno datano data

3.0yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: XLM's board of directors are considered experienced (3 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

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£44.010m
  • 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, a performance marketing company, attracts traffic from various online channels and directs them to online businesses in Scandinavia, other European countries, North America, Asia, Oceania, and ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/18 21:16
End of Day Share Price2020/10/16 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.