Informa plc operates as a business-to-business exhibitions and events, learning, and information services company worldwide.
No risks detected for INF from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£5.49|
|52 Week High||UK£4.06|
|52 Week Low||UK£6.59|
|1 Month Change||3.35%|
|3 Month Change||15.59%|
|1 Year Change||35.05%|
|3 Year Change||-24.93%|
|5 Year Change||-19.56%|
|Change since IPO||56.97%|
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|INF||GB Media||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: INF underperformed the UK Media industry which returned 50.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: INF exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: INF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: INF's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Informa plc operates as a business-to-business exhibitions and events, learning, and information services company worldwide. It operates through five divisions: Informa Connect, Informa Intelligence, Informa Markets, Informa Tech, and Taylor & Francis. The Informa Connect division provides content-driven events and digital platforms that allow professionals to meet, connect, learn, and share knowledge.
Informa Fundamentals Summary
|INF fundamental statistics|
Is INF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|INF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£1.09b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.25|
|Net Profit Margin||-24.19%|
How did INF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Informa undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: INF (£5.49) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£12.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: INF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: INF is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Media industry average.
PE vs Market: INF 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 INF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: INF is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the GB Media industry average (1.9x).
How is Informa forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: INF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: INF is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: INF's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: INF's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: INF's revenue (17.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: INF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).
How has Informa performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: INF is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: INF is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: INF is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 56.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare INF's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: INF is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (13.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: INF has a negative Return on Equity (-6.2%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Informa's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: INF's short term assets (£793.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: INF's short term assets (£793.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£2.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: INF's debt to equity ratio (35.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: INF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82.6% to 35.7% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: INF has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if INF has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Informa current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate INF's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate INF'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 INF's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if INF's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: INF is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of INF'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
Stephen Carter (57 yo)
Mr. Stephen Andrew Carter, CBE, has been Group Chief Executive of Informa plc since December 1, 2013. Mr. Carter has been an Executive Director of Informa plc since September 1, 2013. He has responsibiliti...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephen's total compensation ($USD2.03M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stephen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: INF's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: INF's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Informa plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Informa plc
- Ticker: INF
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: UK£8.252b
- Shares outstanding: 1.50b
- Website: https://www.informa.com
Number of Employees
- Informa plc
- 5 Howick Place
- Greater London
- SW1P 1WG
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 17:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 00:00|
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