Mountview Estates P.L.C., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the property trading and investment activities in the United Kingdom.
Flawless balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Mountview Estates's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MTVW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Real Estate
1 Year Return
GB Real Estate
Return vs Industry: MTVW exceeded the UK Real Estate industry which returned -20% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTVW exceeded the UK Market which returned -25% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Mountview Estates's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Mountview Estates 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: MTVW (£96.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£49.86)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MTVW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MTVW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the Real Estate industry average (12.3x).
PE vs Market: MTVW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the UK market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MTVW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTVW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the GB Real Estate industry average (0.8x).
How is Mountview Estates forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Real Estate industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Mountview Estates has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has Mountview Estates performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTVW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MTVW's current net profit margins (44.8%) are higher than last year (41.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTVW's earnings have declined by -4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MTVW's earnings growth over the past year (4.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MTVW earnings growth over the past year (4.8%) exceeded the Real Estate industry -2.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTVW's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
How is Mountview Estates's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTVW's short term assets (£395.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£5.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MTVW's short term assets (£395.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£43.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTVW's debt to equity ratio (10.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: MTVW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23% to 10.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTVW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.1%).
Interest Coverage: MTVW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (32.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: MTVW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MTVW's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 9.9x debt).
What is Mountview Estates's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MTVW's dividend (4.15%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.67%).
High Dividend: MTVW's dividend (4.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (7.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MTVW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MTVW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.4%), MTVW's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Duncan Sinclair (72yo)
Mr. Duncan Morrall Sinclair, FCA, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Mountview Estates P.L.C. since 2013. Mr. Sinclair served as the Executive Chairman of Mountview Estates P.L.C. since June 5, 1990 a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Duncan's total compensation ($USD1.21M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Duncan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||6.67yrs||UK£975.00k||13.89% £52.3m|
|CFO, Company Secretary & Director||16yrs||UK£692.00k||0.32% £1.2m|
|Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||UK£39.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||4.33yrs||UK£39.00k||1.59% £6.0m|
|Non-Executive Independent Chairman||1.08yrs||UK£46.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: MTVW's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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.
Mountview Estates P.L.C.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Mountview Estates P.L.C.
- Ticker: MTVW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1937
- Industry: Real Estate Development
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: UK£376.255m
- Shares outstanding: 3.90m
- Website: https://www.mountviewplc.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Mountview Estates P.L.C.
- Mountview House
- 151 High Street
- Greater London
- N14 6EW
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTVW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|MTVWl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
Mountview Estates P.L.C., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the property trading and investment activities in the United Kingdom. It owns and acquires tenanted residential properties, and sells such properties when it becomes vacant. The company trades in regulated tenanted, assured tenancy, ground rent, and life tenancy units. Its properties are located in Belsize Park, London. The company was founded in 1937 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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