AIM:JLH

Stock Analysis Report

John Lewis of Hungerford

Executive Summary

John Lewis of Hungerford plc designs, manufactures, retails, and installs kitchens, bedrooms, freestanding furniture, and architectural components in the United Kingdom.

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Fundamentals

Worrying balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • John Lewis of Hungerford is not covered by any analysts.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.0%

AIM:JLH

-3.7%

GB Specialty Retail

-1.7%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-52.6%

AIM:JLH

-11.8%

GB Specialty Retail

-5.7%

GB Market

JLH underperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned -11.9% over the past year.

JLH underperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned -5.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

JLHIndustryMarket
7 Day2.0%-3.7%-1.7%
30 Day2.0%-5.6%-4.6%
90 Day-15.0%-6.8%-3.2%
1 Year-52.6%-52.6%-8.9%-11.8%-1.3%-5.7%
3 Year-44.9%-44.9%-15.0%-23.3%17.8%4.0%
5 Year-65.4%-65.4%-12.7%-24.3%26.9%0.2%

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?


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Valuation

Is John Lewis of Hungerford undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.93x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for John Lewis of Hungerford to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for John Lewis of Hungerford to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

John Lewis of Hungerford is loss making, we can't compare its value to the GB Specialty Retail industry average.

John Lewis of Hungerford is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for John Lewis of Hungerford, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

John Lewis of Hungerford is overvalued based on assets compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

How is John Lewis of Hungerford expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.1%

Forecasted Specialty 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.


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Past Performance

How has John Lewis of Hungerford performed over the past 5 years?

-28.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

John Lewis of Hungerford does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare John Lewis of Hungerford's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare John Lewis of Hungerford's 1-year growth to the GB Specialty Retail industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if John Lewis of Hungerford has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if John Lewis of Hungerford has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if John Lewis of Hungerford improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is John Lewis of Hungerford's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

John Lewis of Hungerford's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

John Lewis of Hungerford's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

John Lewis of Hungerford's level of debt (101.1%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (23.8% vs 101.1% today).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.3x debt.


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.

John Lewis of Hungerford has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

John Lewis of Hungerford has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 67% each year.


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Dividend

What is John Lewis of Hungerford's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate John Lewis of Hungerford's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate John Lewis of Hungerford's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as John Lewis of Hungerford has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if John Lewis of Hungerford's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as John Lewis of Hungerford has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of John Lewis of Hungerford's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Kiran Noonan (50yo)

UK£107,298

Compensation

Ms. Kiran Bala Noonan has been Managing Director of John Lewis of Hungerford plc since October 3, 2016 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Noonan served as the Head of Sales & Marketing at John  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Kiran's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Kiran's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Board Age and Tenure

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the John Lewis of Hungerford board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Richard Worthington

    Commercial Director

  • John Lewis

    • Compensation: £6.63k
  • Kiran Noonan (50yo)

    CEO, MD & Executive Director

    • Compensation: £107.30k
  • Andy Tucker

    Head of Operations


Board Members

  • Gary O' Brien (69yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: £37.58k
  • Kiran Noonan (50yo)

    CEO, MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: £107.30k
  • Jim Barnard (46yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
    • Compensation: £23.33k

Company Information

John Lewis of Hungerford plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: John Lewis of Hungerford plc
  • Ticker: JLH
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1977
  • Industry: home improvement retail
  • Sector: retail
  • Market Cap: UK£952.402k
  • Shares outstanding: 186.75m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • John Lewis of Hungerford plc
  • Grove Technology Park
  • Downsview Road
  • Wantage
  • Oxfordshire
  • OX12 9FA
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JLHAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1997

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/17 20:38
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.