Savills plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides real estate services in the Americas, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. More Details
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Savills's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SVS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SVS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Real Estate
1 Year Return
GB Real Estate
Return vs Industry: SVS exceeded the UK Real Estate industry which returned 36% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SVS exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Savills's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Savills 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: SVS (£11.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£70.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SVS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SVS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the UK Real Estate industry average (20.3x).
PE vs Market: SVS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.9x) compared to the UK market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SVS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SVS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Real Estate industry average (1x).
How is Savills forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SVS's forecast earnings growth (16.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SVS's earnings (16.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SVS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SVS's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SVS's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SVS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16%).
How has Savills performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SVS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SVS's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SVS's earnings have grown by 2.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SVS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SVS had negative earnings growth (-18.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Real Estate industry average (11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SVS's Return on Equity (11.7%) is considered low.
How is Savills's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SVS's short term assets (£845.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£711.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: SVS's short term assets (£845.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£454.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SVS's debt to equity ratio (27.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SVS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 9.2% to 27.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SVS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (154.8%).
Interest Coverage: SVS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.9x coverage).
What is Savills's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SVS's dividend (1.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: SVS's dividend (1.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.93%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SVS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SVS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.7%), SVS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SVS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Ridley (59 yo)
Mr. Mark Ridley has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Savills plc since January 01, 2018. Mr. Ridley served as the Deputy Group Chief Executive at Savills plc since May 1, 2018 until January 01, 2018 a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SVS's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SVS'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: SVS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Savills plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Savills plc
- Ticker: SVS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1855
- Industry: Real Estate Services
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: UK£1.590b
- Shares outstanding: 138.50m
- Website: https://www.savills.com
Number of Employees
- Savills plc
- 33 Margaret Street
- Greater London
- W1G 0JD
- United Kingdom
Savills plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides real estate services in the Americas, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. The company advises on com...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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