S4 Capital plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a digital advertising and marketing services company in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£8.00|
|52 Week High||UK£3.64|
|52 Week Low||UK£8.52|
|1 Month Change||10.04%|
|3 Month Change||34.23%|
|1 Year Change||95.12%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||481.82%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SFOR||GB Media||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SFOR exceeded the UK Media industry which returned 61% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SFOR exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SFOR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SFOR's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
|2016||3,182||Michel de Rijk||https://www.s4capital.com|
S4 Capital plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a digital advertising and marketing services company in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through Content Practice and Data & Digital Media Practice segments. The company offers contents, campaigns, and assets for paid, social, and earned media, such as digital platforms and apps, as well as brand activations.
S4 Capital Fundamentals Summary
|SFOR fundamental statistics|
Is SFOR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SFOR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£72.76m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.044|
|Net Profit Margin||-4.92%|
How did SFOR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is S4 Capital 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: SFOR (£8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£12.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SFOR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SFOR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Media industry average.
PE vs Market: SFOR 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 SFOR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SFOR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.8x) compared to the GB Media industry average (2x).
How is S4 Capital 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: SFOR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SFOR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SFOR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SFOR's revenue (28.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SFOR's revenue (28.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SFOR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.4%).
How has S4 Capital performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SFOR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SFOR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if SFOR's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SFOR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SFOR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (20.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SFOR has a negative Return on Equity (-3.22%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is S4 Capital's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SFOR's short term assets (£353.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£372.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SFOR's short term assets (£353.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£178.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SFOR's debt to equity ratio (15.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if SFOR's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: Whilst unprofitable SFOR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SFOR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 53.5% per year.
What is S4 Capital current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFOR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SFOR'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 SFOR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SFOR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SFOR'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 board tenure
Michel de Rijk
Mr. Michel de Rijk serves as the President of [m]PLATFORM - Asia Pacific at Xaxis, LLC and served as its Managing Director of Asia Pacific. He is Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific at S4 Capital plc....
Experienced Board: SFOR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.9%.
S4 Capital plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: S4 Capital plc
- Ticker: SFOR
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: UK£4.289b
- Shares outstanding: 536.17m
- Website: https://www.s4capital.com
Number of Employees
- S4 Capital plc
- 12 St. James's Place
- Greater London
- SW1A 1NX
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 21:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 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.