Scholium Group Plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in trading and retailing rare and antiquarian books, works on paper, fine arts and collectibles, and stamps primarily in the United Kingdom. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Scholium Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SCHO is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SCHO's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
GB Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: SCHO underperformed the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCHO underperformed the UK Market which returned -7.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Scholium Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Scholium Group 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: SCHO (£0.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SCHO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SCHO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: SCHO 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 SCHO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SCHO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average (1.6x).
How is Scholium Group 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 Scholium Group 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.
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How has Scholium Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCHO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SCHO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCHO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SCHO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SCHO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SCHO has a negative Return on Equity (-4.85%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Scholium Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCHO's short term assets (£10.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SCHO's short term assets (£10.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCHO is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SCHO had no debt 5 years ago.
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: Whilst unprofitable SCHO has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SCHO is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 61.4% per year.
What is Scholium Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCHO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCHO'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 SCHO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SCHO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SCHO is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SCHO'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
Scholium Group has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Chairman||6.83yrs||UK£82.36k||0.51% |
|Finance Director||3.42yrs||UK£49.50k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||7yrs||UK£13.00k||11.24% |
|Senior Independent Non-Executive Director||7yrs||UK£20.00k||0.29% |
|Non-Executive Director||6.92yrs||UK£12.50k||21.55% |
|Non-Executive Director||6.92yrs||UK£12.50k||no data|
Experienced Board: SCHO's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
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.
Scholium Group Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Scholium Group Plc
- Ticker: SCHO
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£4.828m
- Shares outstanding: 13.60m
- Website: https://www.scholiumgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Scholium Group Plc
- 106 New Bond Street
- Greater London
- W1S 1DN
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SCHO||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2014|
Scholium Group Plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in trading and retailing rare and antiquarian books, works on paper, fine arts and collectibles, and stamps primarily in the United Kingdom. It i...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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