Gear4music (Holdings) plc engages in the retail of musical instruments and equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. More Details
Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Gear4music (Holdings)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: G4M is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: G4M's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
GB Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: G4M exceeded the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned 59.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: G4M exceeded the UK Market which returned 21.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gear4music (Holdings)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StGear4music (Holdings) (LON:G4M) Could Become A Multi-Bagger
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Robust Financials Driving The Recent Rally In Gear4music (Holdings) plc's (LON:G4M) Stock?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Does Gear4music (Holdings) plc's (LON:G4M) Share Price Indicate?
Is Gear4music (Holdings) 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: G4M (£9.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£6.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: G4M is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: G4M's PE Ratio (15.9x) is in line with the UK Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: G4M is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.9x) compared to the UK market (23.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: G4M's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: G4M is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.9x) compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average (2.3x).
How is Gear4music (Holdings) 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: G4M's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: G4M's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: G4M's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: G4M's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: G4M's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: G4M's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.9%)
How has Gear4music (Holdings) performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: G4M has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: G4M's current net profit margins (8%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: G4M's earnings have grown significantly by 49.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: G4M's earnings growth over the past year (388.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (49.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: G4M earnings growth over the past year (388.1%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 47.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: G4M's Return on Equity (36.8%) is considered high.
How is Gear4music (Holdings)'s financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: G4M's short term assets (£38.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£20.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: G4M's short term assets (£38.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£12.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: G4M's debt to equity ratio (10.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: G4M's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.7% to 10.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: G4M's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (428.5%).
Interest Coverage: G4M's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (25.7x coverage).
What is Gear4music (Holdings) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate G4M's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate G4M'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 G4M's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if G4M's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of G4M's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Andrew Wass (50 yo)
Mr. Andrew Paul Wass founded Gear4music Limited (also known as Soundpro Limited) in 1995. Mr. Wass serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Gear4Music (Holdings) Plc. Mr. Wass has ma...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD165.43K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD565.54K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
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.
Gear4music (Holdings) plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gear4music (Holdings) plc
- Ticker: G4M
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£200.330m
- Shares outstanding: 20.98m
- Website: https://www.gear4music.com
Number of Employees
- Gear4music (Holdings) plc
- Holgate Park Drive
- North Yorkshire
- YO26 4GN
- United Kingdom
Gear4music (Holdings) plc engages in the retail of musical instruments and equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. It offers electric, acoustic, and bass guitars; guitar ampli...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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