LOOK Stock Overview
Lookers plc engages in the sale, hire, and maintenance of motor vehicles and motorcycles in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.72|
|52 Week High||UK£1.02|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.54|
|1 Month Change||-1.37%|
|3 Month Change||-26.15%|
|1 Year Change||3.15%|
|3 Year Change||41.45%|
|5 Year Change||-37.26%|
|Change since IPO||367.53%|
Recent News & Updates
At UK£0.74, Is Lookers plc (LON:LOOK) Worth Looking At Closely?
Lookers plc ( LON:LOOK ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price movement during...
|LOOK||GB Specialty Retail||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: LOOK exceeded the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned -25.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LOOK exceeded the UK Market which returned -8.6% over the past year.
|LOOK Average Weekly Movement||5.7%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||6.5%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: LOOK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LOOK's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Lookers plc engages in the sale, hire, and maintenance of motor vehicles and motorcycles in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company engages in the sale of new and used cars and light commercial vehicles; vehicle rental; vehicle funding and management packages, including contract hire, contract purchase, and personal contract; leasing fleet management; and sale and maintenance of vehicles. It operates 144 franchised dealerships representing 32 manufacturers.
Lookers Fundamentals Summary
|LOOK fundamental statistics|
Is LOOK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LOOK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£3.53b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||1.51%|
How did LOOK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is LOOK undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LOOK?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LOOK's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does LOOK's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|LOOK PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: LOOK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the peer average (6.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LOOK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.K. Specialty Retail Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: LOOK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the UK Specialty Retail industry average (8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LOOK's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||4.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||8.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: LOOK is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LOOK when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LOOK (£0.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LOOK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LOOK's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Lookers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LOOK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.5% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LOOK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LOOK's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LOOK's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LOOK's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LOOK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Lookers performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LOOK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LOOK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LOOK's earnings have declined by 23.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LOOK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LOOK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (46.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LOOK's Return on Equity (16.6%) is considered low.
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How is Lookers's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LOOK's short term assets (£762.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£833.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: LOOK's short term assets (£762.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£261.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LOOK's net debt to equity ratio (95.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LOOK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 137.7% to 123.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LOOK's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.1%).
Interest Coverage: LOOK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
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What is Lookers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LOOK's dividend (3.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.88%).
High Dividend: LOOK's dividend (3.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.18%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LOOK's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LOOK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16%), LOOK's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (20.8%), LOOK's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Raban (54 yo)
Mr. Mark D. Raban has been Chief Executive Officer at Lookers plc since February 05, 2020 and is its Director since July 15, 2019 and was its Chief Financial Officer since July 15, 2019 until February 05,...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD1.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LOOK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LOOK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
Lookers plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lookers plc
- Ticker: LOOK
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1908
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: UK£282.410m
- Shares outstanding: 392.24m
- Website: https://www.lookersplc.com
Number of Employees
- Lookers plc
- Lookers House
- 3 Etchells Road
- WA14 5XS
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/25 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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