John Lewis of Hungerford plc designs, manufactures, retails, and installs kitchens, bedrooms, freestanding furniture, and architectural components in the United Kingdom.
Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has John Lewis of Hungerford's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: JLH has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
GB Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: JLH underperformed the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned -8.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JLH exceeded the UK Market which returned -16.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is John Lewis of Hungerford's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much is John Lewis of Hungerford plc's (LON:JLH) CEO Getting Paid?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StSome John Lewis of Hungerford (LON:JLH) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 55% Share Price Drop
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Percentage Of John Lewis of Hungerford plc (LON:JLH) Shares Do Insiders Own?
Is John Lewis of Hungerford undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JLH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate JLH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JLH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: JLH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate JLH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JLH's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the GB Specialty Retail industry average.
How is John Lewis of Hungerford forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Retail 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 John Lewis of Hungerford 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of JLH’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- John Lewis of Hungerford competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has John Lewis of Hungerford performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JLH is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: JLH is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JLH is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 12% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare JLH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: JLH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-5.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JLH has a negative Return on Equity (-33.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is John Lewis of Hungerford's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JLH's short term assets (£404.0K) do not cover its short term liabilities (£1.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: JLH's short term assets (£404.0K) do not cover its long term liabilities (£2.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JLH's debt to equity ratio (36.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: JLH's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 40.9% to 36.5% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if JLH has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: JLH has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 34.9% each year
What is John Lewis of Hungerford current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JLH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JLH'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 JLH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JLH'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 JLH'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?
Average board tenure
Kiran Noonan (51 yo)
Ms. Kiran Bala Noonan has been Managing Director of John Lewis of Hungerford plc since October 3, 2016 and has been its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Noonan serves as an Acting Chairman at John Lewis of Hun ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kiran's total compensation ($USD160.03K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD361.97K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kiran's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, MD & Acting Chairman||no data||UK£121.80k||no data|
|Non-executive Director||0.33yr||no data||2.37% |
|Non-executive Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: JLH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.3 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: 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.
John Lewis of Hungerford plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: John Lewis of Hungerford plc
- Ticker: JLH
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Home Improvement Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£840.354k
- Shares outstanding: 186.75m
- Website: https://www.john-lewis.co.uk
Number of Employees
- John Lewis of Hungerford plc
- Grove Technology Park
- Downsview Road
- OX12 9FA
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|JLH||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1997|
John Lewis of Hungerford plc designs, manufactures, retails, and installs kitchens, bedrooms, freestanding furniture, and architectural components in the United Kingdom. The company operates a direct mail ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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