AGR Stock Overview
Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.69|
|52 Week High||UK£0.80|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.59|
|1 Month Change||4.29%|
|3 Month Change||7.36%|
|1 Year Change||-10.81%|
|3 Year Change||5.80%|
|5 Year Change||8.54%|
|Change since IPO||-32.39%|
Recent News & Updates
|AGR||GB REITs||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: AGR matched the UK REITs industry which returned -9.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AGR underperformed the UK Market which returned -6.4% over the past year.
|AGR Average Weekly Movement||2.7%|
|REITs Industry Average Movement||3.6%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.7%|
Stable Share Price: AGR is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AGR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create outstanding spaces for health services in our communities. At 30 September 2020, Assura's property portfolio was valued at £2,259 million.
Assura Fundamentals Summary
|AGR fundamental statistics|
Is AGR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AGR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£10.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.053|
|Net Profit Margin||113.88%|
How did AGR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is AGR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
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Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AGR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does AGR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|AGR PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: AGR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the peer average (11.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AGR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB REITs Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: AGR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the UK REITs industry average (7.5x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AGR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||13.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||17.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: AGR is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AGR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AGR (£0.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.8)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AGR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Assura forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 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: AGR's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: AGR's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AGR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AGR's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AGR's revenue (6.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AGR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.9%).
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How has Assura performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AGR has a large one-off gain of £69.7M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: AGR's current net profit margins are higher than last year (89.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AGR's earnings have grown by 9.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AGR's earnings growth over the past year (44%) exceeds its 5-year average (9.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: AGR earnings growth over the past year (44%) underperformed the REITs industry 103.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: AGR's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.
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How is Assura's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AGR's short term assets (£348.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£75.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: AGR's short term assets (£348.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£1.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AGR's net debt to equity ratio (55.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AGR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 63.5% to 69.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AGR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.6%).
Interest Coverage: AGR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.1x coverage).
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What is Assura current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AGR's dividend (4.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.86%).
High Dividend: AGR's dividend (4.5%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.13%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AGR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AGR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (79.7%), AGR's payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (97.6%), AGR's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jonathan Murphy (50 yo)
Mr. Jonathan Stewart Murphy, ACA., MBA., has been the Chief Executive Officer of Assura Plc since February 27, 2017. Mr. Murphy serves as a Director of Assura Financing plc since July 4, 2018. Mr. Murphy s...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jonathan's total compensation ($USD1.28M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.13M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AGR's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AGR's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AGR 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 10.5%.
Assura Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Assura Plc
- Ticker: AGR
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Health Care REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: UK£2.051b
- Shares outstanding: 2.96b
- Website: https://www.assuraplc.com
Number of Employees
- Assura Plc
- The Brew House
- Greenalls Avenue
- WA4 6HL
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/09 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/09 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.