STVG Stock Overview
STV Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces and broadcasts television programs in the United Kingdom.
STV Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.98|
|52 Week High||UK£3.85|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.90|
|1 Month Change||-4.03%|
|3 Month Change||-15.72%|
|1 Year Change||-13.27%|
|3 Year Change||-18.98%|
|5 Year Change||-20.69%|
|Change since IPO||-79.41%|
Recent News & Updates
|STVG||GB Media||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: STVG underperformed the UK Media industry which returned -11.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: STVG underperformed the UK Market which returned -2.5% over the past year.
|STVG Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||7.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: STVG is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: STVG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
STV Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces and broadcasts television programs in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Broadcast, Digital, Studios, and Other segments. It offers news, information, and entertainment programs.
STV Group Fundamentals Summary
|STVG fundamental statistics|
Is STVG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|STVG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£92.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.41|
|Net Profit Margin||13.43%|
How did STVG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is STV Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: STVG (£2.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£7.67)
Significantly Below Fair Value: STVG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: STVG is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.2x) compared to the UK Media industry average (25.6x).
PE vs Market: STVG is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.2x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: STVG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: STVG has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the GB Media industry average.
How is STV Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: STVG's forecast earnings growth (4.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: STVG's earnings (4.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (11.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: STVG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: STVG's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: STVG's revenue (6.2% 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 STVG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has STV Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: STVG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: STVG's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (7.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: STVG's earnings have grown by 12.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: STVG's earnings growth over the past year (155.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: STVG earnings growth over the past year (155.3%) exceeded the Media industry 61.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: STVG's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is STV Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: STVG has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: STVG has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: STVG has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: STVG's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: STVG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (156.9%).
Interest Coverage: STVG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15x coverage).
What is STV Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: STVG's dividend (4.91%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.81%).
High Dividend: STVG's dividend (4.91%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.85%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: STVG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: STVG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.8%), STVG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (34.7%), STVG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Simon Pitts (45 yo)
Mr. Simon Pitts has been the Chief Executive Officer of STV Group plc (formerly known as SMG plc) since January 3, 2018. Mr. Pitts served as a Managing Director of Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD1.67M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD649.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: STVG's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: STVG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 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.
STV Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: STV Group plc
- Ticker: STVG
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: UK£139.385m
- Shares outstanding: 46.85m
- Website: https://www.stvplc.tv
Number of Employees
- STV Group plc
- Pacific Quay
- G51 1PQ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/19 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.