Grainger plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, manages, and rents residential properties in the United Kingdom. More Details
Average dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Grainger's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GRI is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GRI's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Real Estate
1 Year Return
GB Real Estate
Return vs Industry: GRI underperformed the UK Real Estate industry which returned 27.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GRI underperformed the UK Market which returned 24.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Grainger's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StGrainger plc's (LON:GRI) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Selling Grainger plc (LON:GRI) Stock?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StGrainger (LON:GRI) Has Compensated Shareholders With A Respectable 43% Return On Their Investment
Is Grainger undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GRI (£2.83) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GRI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GRI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the GB Real Estate industry average (17.5x).
PE vs Market: GRI is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.8x) compared to the UK market (25.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GRI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GRI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the GB Real Estate industry average (0.9x).
How is Grainger forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GRI's forecast earnings growth (14% per year) is above the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: GRI's earnings (14% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (20.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GRI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GRI's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GRI's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GRI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.8%).
How has Grainger performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GRI has a large one-off gain of £29.8M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GRI's current net profit margins (43.4%) are lower than last year (51.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GRI's earnings have grown by 14% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GRI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GRI had negative earnings growth (-19.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (-16.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GRI's Return on Equity (6.3%) is considered low.
How is Grainger's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GRI's short term assets (£1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (£94.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GRI's short term assets (£1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GRI's debt to equity ratio (96.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GRI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 222.2% to 96.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GRI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.6%).
Interest Coverage: GRI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).
What is Grainger current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GRI's dividend (1.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).
High Dividend: GRI's dividend (1.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.24%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GRI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GRI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.3%), GRI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GRI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (63.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Helen Gordon (60 yo)
Ms. Helen C. Gordon, MRICS, has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Derwent London Plc since January 1, 2018. Ms. Gordon has been the Chief Executive Officer at Grainger Plc since January 01, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Helen's total compensation ($USD2.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.78M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Helen's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: GRI's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GRI'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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Grainger plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Grainger plc
- Ticker: GRI
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1912
- Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: UK£1.903b
- Shares outstanding: 672.83m
- Website: https://www.graingerplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Grainger plc
- St James' Boulevard
- Newcastle upon Tyne
- Tyne and Wear
- NE1 4JE
- United Kingdom
Grainger plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, manages, and rents residential properties in the United Kingdom. It also provides property and asset management services. The company was found...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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