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FOUR

4imprint GroupLSE:FOUR Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£767.6m

7D

-5.4%

1Y

12.1%

Updated

26 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
FOUR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

FOUR Stock Overview

4imprint Group plc operates as a direct marketer of promotional products in North America, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

4imprint Group Competitors

Stran

NasdaqCM:STRN

US$44.9m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for 4imprint Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£27.35
52 Week HighUK£32.65
52 Week LowUK£21.53
Beta1.23
1 Month Change-5.36%
3 Month Change-4.04%
1 Year Change12.09%
3 Year Change34.07%
5 Year Change63.19%
Change since IPO860.95%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 27
4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Shares Could Be 36% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Shares Could Be 36% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Does the November share price for 4imprint Group plc ( LON:FOUR ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Sep 24
Should You Think About Buying 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Now?

Should You Think About Buying 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR) Now?

4imprint Group plc ( LON:FOUR ), is not the largest company out there, but it led the LSE gainers with a relatively...

Aug 04
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR)

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of 4imprint Group plc (LON:FOUR)

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of 4imprint Group plc ( LON:FOUR ) by estimating...

Shareholder Returns

FOURGB MediaGB Market
7D-5.4%-6.0%-3.0%
1Y12.1%22.9%11.7%

Return vs Industry: FOUR underperformed the UK Media industry which returned 29.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FOUR underperformed the UK Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is FOUR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
FOUR volatility
FOUR Average Weekly Movement3.9%
Media Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: FOUR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FOUR's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19211,144Kevin Lyons-Tarrhttps://investors.4imprint.com

4imprint Group plc operates as a direct marketer of promotional products in North America, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It offers pens, bags, drinkware, embroidered apparel, business gifts, fitness and outdoor recreation/leisure, tradeshows and signage, home and tools, and health and safety products. The company markets its products to individuals in businesses and organizations.

4imprint Group Fundamentals Summary

How do 4imprint Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
FOUR fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.02b
Earnings (TTM)US$5.63m
Revenue (TTM)US$621.04m

181.7x

P/E Ratio

1.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
FOUR income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$621.04m
Cost of RevenueUS$480.08m
Gross ProfitUS$140.97m
ExpensesUS$135.34m
EarningsUS$5.63m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 03, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.20
Gross Margin22.70%
Net Profit Margin0.91%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did FOUR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

75%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is 4imprint Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

36.1%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FOUR (£27.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£42.78)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FOUR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (181.7x) compared to the UK Media industry average (40.3x).

PE vs Market: FOUR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (181.7x) compared to the UK market (19.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FOUR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FOUR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (15.2x) compared to the GB Media industry average (1.9x).


Future Growth

How is 4imprint Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

50.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FOUR's forecast earnings growth (50.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: FOUR's earnings (50.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.5% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: FOUR's revenue (13% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FOUR's revenue (13% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: FOUR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (35.2%)


Past Performance

How has 4imprint Group performed over the past 5 years?

-8.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FOUR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FOUR's current net profit margins (0.9%) are lower than last year (3.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FOUR's earnings have declined by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: FOUR had negative earnings growth (-78.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (20.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FOUR's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is 4imprint Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FOUR's short term assets ($116.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($75.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: FOUR's short term assets ($116.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($15.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FOUR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: FOUR has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is 4imprint Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.82%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: FOUR's dividend (0.82%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).

High Dividend: FOUR's dividend (0.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: FOUR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: FOUR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (74.7%), FOUR's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: FOUR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (52.1% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

6.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kevin Lyons-Tarr

6.67yrs

Tenure

US$577,637

Compensation

Mr. Kevin Lyons-Tarr has been the Chief Executive at 4imprint Group plc since March 31, 2015. Mr. Lyons-Tarr served as the Chief Executive of Direct Market Division of 4imprint Group plc. and served as its...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD577.64K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.02M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: FOUR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: FOUR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 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: 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

4imprint Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: 4imprint Group plc
  • Ticker: FOUR
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1921
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: UK£767.646m
  • Shares outstanding: 28.07m
  • Website: https://investors.4imprint.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • 4imprint Group plc
  • 25 Southampton Buildings
  • London
  • Greater London
  • WC2A 1AL
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/26 21:18
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
Earnings2021/07/03
Annual Earnings2021/01/02


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.