LSE:JD.

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Executive Summary

JD Sports Fashion Plc engages in the retail of branded sports fashionwear, and outdoor clothing and equipment for kids, women, and men.

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Fundamentals

Reasonable growth potential with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has JD Sports Fashion's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.2%

JD.

8.3%

GB Specialty Retail

1.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

97.2%

JD.

12.4%

GB Specialty Retail

2.4%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: JD. exceeded the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned 12.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: JD. exceeded the UK Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

JD.IndustryMarket
7 Day6.2%8.3%1.9%
30 Day8.3%4.4%-1.1%
90 Day26.7%7.9%-1.8%
1 Year97.8%97.2%16.4%12.4%7.4%2.4%
3 Year148.9%146.2%1.5%-9.0%18.2%3.7%
5 Year822.1%797.0%9.9%-6.4%35.7%6.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is JD Sports Fashion's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is JD Sports Fashion undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

29.22x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: JD. (£7.75) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£6.42)

Significantly Undervalued: JD. is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: JD. is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (14.6x).

PE vs Market: JD. is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.2x) compared to the UK market (16.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: JD. is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: JD. is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.6x) compared to the GB Specialty Retail industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is JD Sports Fashion forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

16.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: JD.'s forecast earnings growth (16.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: JD.'s earnings (16.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: JD.'s earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: JD.'s revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: JD.'s revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: JD.'s Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26%)


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Past Performance

How has JD Sports Fashion performed over the past 5 years?

28.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: JD.'s earnings have grown significantly by 28.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: JD.'s earnings growth over the past year (2.9%) is below its 5-year average (28.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: JD. earnings growth over the past year (2.9%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry -19.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: JD.'s Return on Equity (21.7%) is considered high.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: JD. has a higher Return on Assets than the Specialty Retail industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: JD.'s Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is JD Sports Fashion's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: JD.'s short term assets (£1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£1.6B)

Long Term Liabilities: JD.'s short term assets (1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (1.9B)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: JD.'s debt to equity ratio (18.6%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: JD.'s debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.7% to 18.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: JD.'s debt is well covered by operating cash flow (271.9%).

Interest Coverage: JD.'s interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: JD. has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: JD.'s debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 6.631500x debt).


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Dividend

What is JD Sports Fashion's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.22%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

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Dividend Yield vs Market

company0.2%marketbottom25%2.0%markettop25%5.4%industryaverage2.9%forecastin3Years0.3%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: JD.'s dividend (0.22%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2%).

High Dividend: JD.'s dividend (0.22%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.42%).

Stable Dividend: JD. is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: JD. is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

What is the CEO of JD Sports Fashion's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

JD Sports Fashion has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Age and Tenure

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: JD.'s board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: JD. insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUK£91,95025 Jul 19
Peter Cowgill
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Executive Chairman
Shares15,000
Max PriceUK£6.13
BuyUK£102,15017 Dec 18
Peter Cowgill
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Executive Chairman
Shares30,000
Max PriceUK£3.41

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Peter Cowgill (66yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: UK£2.55m
  • Neil Greenhalgh (47yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: UK£361.00k
  • Siobhan Mawdsley

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 4yrs

Board Members

  • Andrew Leslie (72yo)

    Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 9.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£60.00k
  • Peter Cowgill (66yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 15.6yrs
    • Compensation: UK£2.55m
  • Andy Rubin (54yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
  • Neil Greenhalgh (47yo)

    CFO & Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: UK£361.00k
  • Martin Davies (59yo)

    Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: UK£65.00k
  • Heather Jackson (54yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£55.00k
  • Kath Smith

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs

Company Information

JD Sports Fashion plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: JD Sports Fashion plc
  • Ticker: JD.
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1981
  • Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: UK£7.543b
  • Shares outstanding: 973.23m
  • Website: https://www.jdsports.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • JD Sports Fashion plc
  • Edinburgh House
  • Hollinsbrook Way
  • Bury
  • Lancashire
  • BL9 8RR
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
JD.LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 1996
JDLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPOct 1996
9JD2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 1996
JDDS.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDOct 1996

Biography

JD Sports Fashion Plc engages in the retail of branded sports fashionwear, and outdoor clothing and equipment for kids, women, and men. It operates through Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/16 20:36
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/08/03
Annual Earnings2019/02/02


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.