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United Carpets Group

Executive Summary

United Carpets Group plc, through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises carpet and bed retail outlets in the United Kingdom. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has United Carpets Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UCG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

23.1%

UCG

-7.9%

GB Specialty Retail

-5.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-22.3%

UCG

0.8%

GB Specialty Retail

-20.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: UCG underperformed the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UCG underperformed the UK Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UCGIndustryMarket
7 Day23.1%-7.9%-5.1%
30 Day14.3%-2.4%-4.3%
90 Day45.5%20.1%-4.5%
1 Year-20.5%-22.3%1.4%0.8%-17.0%-20.0%
3 Year-49.0%-56.2%5.0%-2.9%-13.6%-24.3%
5 Year-55.5%-67.3%-8.9%-21.0%10.2%-14.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is United Carpets Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is United Carpets Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UCG (£0.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.4)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UCG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UCG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Specialty Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: UCG 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 UCG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UCG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is United Carpets Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

28.9%

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 United Carpets 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.

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 United Carpets Group performed over the past 5 years?

-27.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UCG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: UCG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UCG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 27.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UCG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: UCG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (-32.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: UCG has a negative Return on Equity (-20.34%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is United Carpets Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: UCG's short term assets (£8.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£9.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: UCG's short term assets (£8.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£18.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UCG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: UCG has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UCG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: UCG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is United Carpets Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate UCG'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 UCG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

UK£293k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Paul Eyre (61 yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£293,000

Compensation

Mr. Paul Eyre is the Founder of United Carpets Group PLC and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Eyre has over 30 years experience within the carpet sector and came into the industry through the car ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD349.56K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

United Carpets Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: United Carpets Group plc
  • Ticker: UCG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: UK£3.256m
  • Shares outstanding: 81.40m
  • Website: https://www.unitedcarpetsandbeds.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • United Carpets Group plc
  • Moorhead House
  • Moorhead Way
  • Rotherham
  • South Yorkshire
  • S66 1YY
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UCGAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPFeb 2005

Biography

United Carpets Group plc, through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises carpet and bed retail outlets in the United Kingdom. The company provides carpets; beds; laminate and vinyl floorings; luxury vin ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/30 22:34
End of Day Share Price2020/10/30 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.