INCH Stock Overview
Inchcape plc operates as an automotive distributor and retailer.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£8.29|
|52 Week High||UK£9.41|
|52 Week Low||UK£5.92|
|1 Month Change||0.36%|
|3 Month Change||-8.95%|
|1 Year Change||34.91%|
|3 Year Change||48.30%|
|5 Year Change||38.63%|
|Change since IPO||-73.51%|
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|INCH||GB Retail Distributors||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: INCH underperformed the UK Retail Distributors industry which returned 82.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: INCH exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.
|INCH Average Weekly Movement||3.0%|
|Retail Distributors Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: INCH is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: INCH's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Inchcape plc operates as an automotive distributor and retailer. The company engages in the sale and distribution of new and used cars, and parts. It also provides aftersales service, body shop repairs, and parts sales; and finance and insurance products and services.
Inchcape Fundamentals Summary
|INCH fundamental statistics|
Is INCH overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|INCH income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£6.69b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 24, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.19|
|Net Profit Margin||0.96%|
How did INCH perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Inchcape 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: INCH (£8.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£9.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: INCH is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: INCH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43x) compared to the European Retail Distributors industry average (16.3x).
PE vs Market: INCH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43x) compared to the UK market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: INCH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: INCH is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the GB Retail Distributors industry average (3.7x).
How is Inchcape forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: INCH's forecast earnings growth (21.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: INCH's earnings (21.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: INCH's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: INCH's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: INCH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.7%).
How has Inchcape performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: INCH has a large one-off loss of £140.9M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: INCH's current net profit margins (1%) are higher than last year (0.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: INCH's earnings have declined by 32% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: INCH's earnings growth over the past year (326.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-32% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: INCH earnings growth over the past year (326.4%) exceeded the Retail Distributors industry 36%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: INCH's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.
How is Inchcape's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: INCH's short term assets (£2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: INCH's short term assets (£2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (£707.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: INCH's net debt to equity ratio (41.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: INCH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.7% to 96.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: INCH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.1%).
Interest Coverage: INCH's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.2x coverage).
What is Inchcape current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: INCH's dividend (1.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: INCH's dividend (1.54%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: INCH's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: INCH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (70.4%), INCH's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: INCH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (40.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Duncan Tait (55 yo)
Mr. Duncan Tait serves as Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Inchcape PLC since July 01, 2020. Mr. Tait has been Head of the Unisys UKMEA Global Outsourcing and Infrastructure Services...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Duncan's total compensation ($USD1.01M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.75M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Duncan's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: INCH's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: INCH's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 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: INCH 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.
Inchcape plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Inchcape plc
- Ticker: INCH
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1847
- Industry: Distributors
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£3.189b
- Shares outstanding: 384.72m
- Website: https://www.inchcape.com
Number of Employees
- Inchcape plc
- 22a St James’s Square
- Greater London
- SW1Y 5LP
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 21:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 00:00|
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.