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Studio Retail GroupLSE:STU Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£146.1m

7D

-28.2%

1Y

-31.4%

Updated

26 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
STU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

STU Stock Overview

Studio Retail Group plc operates as a digital value retailer in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and internationally.

Studio Retail Group Competitors

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Studio Retail Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.70
52 Week HighUK£3.19
52 Week LowUK£1.68
Beta1.17
1 Month Change-34.56%
3 Month Change-41.15%
1 Year Change-31.38%
3 Year Change-23.30%
5 Year Change-11.02%
Change since IPO-97.65%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

STUGB Online RetailGB Market
7D-28.2%-4.3%-3.0%
1Y-31.4%-53.2%11.7%

Return vs Industry: STU exceeded the UK Online Retail industry which returned -52.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STU underperformed the UK Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is STU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
STU volatility
STU Average Weekly Movement7.0%
Online Retail Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: STU is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: STU's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19551,703Paul Kendrickhttps://www.studioretail.group

Studio Retail Group plc operates as a digital value retailer in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and internationally. It engages in the sale of various products covering leisurewear, electrical, household, textile, bedding, furniture, nursery products, gifts, and greeting cards online through studio.co.uk and ace.co.uk websites. The company was formerly known as Findel plc and changed its name to Studio Retail Group plc in July 2019.

Studio Retail Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Studio Retail Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
STU fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£146.09m
Earnings (TTM)UK£33.07m
Revenue (TTM)UK£578.60m

4.4x

P/E Ratio

0.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
STU income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£578.60m
Cost of RevenueUK£285.56m
Gross ProfitUK£293.05m
ExpensesUK£259.98m
EarningsUK£33.07m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 26, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.38
Gross Margin50.65%
Net Profit Margin5.72%
Debt/Equity Ratio341.5%

How did STU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Studio Retail Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.42x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STU (£1.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: STU is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STU is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the UK Online Retail industry average (21.3x).

PE vs Market: STU is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.4x) compared to the UK market (19.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate STU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the GB Online Retail industry average (4.7x).


Future Growth

How is Studio Retail Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

6.7%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if STU's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if STU's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: STU's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STU's revenue (6.7% 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 STU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Studio Retail Group performed over the past 5 years?

48.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STU has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: STU's current net profit margins (5.7%) are higher than last year (1.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STU has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48% per year.

Accelerating Growth: STU's earnings growth over the past year (367.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (48% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: STU earnings growth over the past year (367.8%) exceeded the Online Retail industry -5.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst STU's Return on Equity (38.94%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Studio Retail Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STU's short term assets (£412.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£171.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: STU's short term assets (£412.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£259.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STU's net debt to equity ratio (297.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: STU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 316.3% to 341.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STU's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.1%).

Interest Coverage: STU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Studio Retail Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


Next Steps

Management

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

4.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Paul Kendrick

0.67

Tenure

UK£874,000

Compensation

Mr. Paul R. Kendrick has been an Executive Director of Studio Retail Group plc since December 16, 2019 and its Chief Executive Officer since March 26, 2021. He served as Managing Director of Studio Retail...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD1.16M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD559.45K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Paul's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: STU's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: STU's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Studio Retail Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Studio Retail Group plc
  • Ticker: STU
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1955
  • Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: UK£146.089m
  • Shares outstanding: 86.19m
  • Website: https://www.studioretail.group

Number of Employees


Location

  • Studio Retail Group plc
  • Church Bridge House
  • Henry Street
  • Accrington
  • Lancashire
  • BB5 4EE
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/26 21:18
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
Earnings2021/03/26
Annual Earnings2021/03/26


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.