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BWNG

N Brown GroupAIM:BWNG Stock Report

Last Price

UK£0.41

Market Cap

UK£185.6m

7D

-0.2%

1Y

-36.7%

Updated

20 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BWNG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

BWNG Stock Overview

N Brown Group plc operates as a digital fashion retailer in the United Kingdom.

N Brown Group Competitors

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AO World

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for N Brown Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.41
52 Week HighUK£0.80
52 Week LowUK£0.36
Beta2.32
1 Month Change8.75%
3 Month Change-11.80%
1 Year Change-36.72%
3 Year Change-55.05%
5 Year Change-82.06%
Change since IPO-44.69%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

BWNGGB Online RetailGB Market
7D-0.2%-8.1%-0.5%
1Y-36.7%-65.4%8.7%

Return vs Industry: BWNG exceeded the UK Online Retail industry which returned -64.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BWNG underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BWNG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BWNG volatility
BWNG Average Weekly Movement7.2%
Online Retail Industry Average Movement6.5%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: BWNG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BWNG's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
18591,800Steve Johnsonhttps://www.nbrown.co.uk

N Brown Group plc operates as a digital fashion retailer in the United Kingdom. The company offers a range of clothing, footwear, and homeware products for men, women, and kids under the JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson, Jacamo, and Home Essentialsbrands. It also provides financial services.

N Brown Group Fundamentals Summary

How do N Brown Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BWNG fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£185.59m
Earnings (TTM)UK£19.40m
Revenue (TTM)UK£728.40m

9.6x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BWNG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£728.40m
Cost of RevenueUK£274.50m
Gross ProfitUK£347.60m
ExpensesUK£328.20m
EarningsUK£19.40m

Last Reported Earnings

Aug 28, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.042
Gross Margin47.72%
Net Profit Margin2.66%
Debt/Equity Ratio70.4%

How did BWNG perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is N Brown Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.57x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BWNG (£0.41) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BWNG is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BWNG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the UK Online Retail industry average (19.5x).

PE vs Market: BWNG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.6x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BWNG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BWNG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the GB Online Retail industry average (3x).


Future Growth

How is N Brown Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

3.9%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if BWNG's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if BWNG's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BWNG's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BWNG's revenue (3.9% 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 BWNG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has N Brown Group performed over the past 5 years?

-17.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BWNG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BWNG's current net profit margins (2.7%) are lower than last year (3.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BWNG's earnings have declined by 17.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BWNG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BWNG had negative earnings growth (-24.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Online Retail industry average (-24.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BWNG's Return on Equity (4.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is N Brown Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BWNG's short term assets (£669.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (£123.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: BWNG's short term assets (£669.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (£330.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BWNG's net debt to equity ratio (60.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BWNG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 72.7% to 70.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BWNG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.8%).

Interest Coverage: BWNG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is N Brown Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.55%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BWNG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BWNG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BWNG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BWNG's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BWNG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BWNG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steve Johnson

4.17yrs

Tenure

UK£737,000

Compensation

Mr. Stephen Johnson, also known as Steve, has been Chief Executive Officer of N Brown Group plc since February 26, 2019 and serves as its Member of Executive Board since September 2019. He served as Interi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD1.01M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD572.96K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BWNG's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BWNG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

N Brown Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: N Brown Group plc
  • Ticker: BWNG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1859
  • Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£185.588m
  • Shares outstanding: 458.24m
  • Website: https://www.nbrown.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • N Brown Group plc
  • Griffin House
  • 40 Lever Street
  • Manchester
  • Greater Manchester
  • M60 6ES
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/20 21:14
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Earnings2021/08/28
Annual Earnings2021/02/27


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.