YOU Stock Overview
YouGov plc provides online market research services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Mainland Europe, and the Asia Pacific.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£14.40|
|52 Week High||UK£16.00|
|52 Week Low||UK£9.40|
|1 Month Change||2.86%|
|3 Month Change||12.28%|
|1 Year Change||32.72%|
|3 Year Change||257.76%|
|5 Year Change||530.89%|
|Change since IPO||4,814.68%|
Recent News & Updates
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|YOU||GB Media||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: YOU exceeded the UK Media industry which returned 15.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: YOU exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.
|YOU Average Weekly Movement||5.2%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||5.3%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: YOU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: YOU's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
YouGov plc provides online market research services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Mainland Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through three divisions: Data Products, Data Services, and Custom Research. The Data Products division offers syndicated data products, which are available to clients on a subscription basis.
YouGov Fundamentals Summary
|YOU fundamental statistics|
Is YOU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|YOU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£26.20m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 08, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.10|
|Net Profit Margin||6.80%|
How did YOU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is YouGov undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: YOU (£14.4) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£12.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: YOU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: YOU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (139.2x) compared to the UK Media industry average (27.9x).
PE vs Market: YOU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (139.2x) compared to the UK market (19.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: YOU is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: YOU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.2x) compared to the GB Media industry average (2x).
How is YouGov forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: YOU's forecast earnings growth (32.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: YOU's earnings (32.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: YOU's revenue (13.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: YOU's revenue (13.2% 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 YOU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has YouGov performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: YOU has a large one-off loss of £6.8M impacting its July 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: YOU's current net profit margins (6.8%) are higher than last year (6.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: YOU's earnings have grown significantly by 21% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: YOU's earnings growth over the past year (19.8%) is below its 5-year average (21% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: YOU earnings growth over the past year (19.8%) underperformed the Media industry 20.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: YOU's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.
How is YouGov's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: YOU's short term assets (£82.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£67.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: YOU's short term assets (£82.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£16.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: YOU is debt free.
Reducing Debt: YOU had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: YOU has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: YOU has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is YouGov current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: YOU's dividend (0.42%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).
High Dividend: YOU's dividend (0.42%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: YOU is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: YOU 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: YOU is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of YOU'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
Mr. Stephan Shakespeare co-founded YouGov PLC in 2000 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Shakespeare is also Founder at ConservativeHome.com. He served as Joint Chief Executive Officer of YouGo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephan's total compensation ($USD847.43K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stephan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: YOU's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: YOU's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: YOU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
YouGov plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: YouGov plc
- Ticker: YOU
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: UK£1.601b
- Shares outstanding: 111.16m
- Website: https://www.yougov.co.uk
Number of Employees
- YouGov plc
- 50 Featherstone Street
- Greater London
- EC1Y 8RT
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/16 19:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/14 00:00|
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.