UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies branded household products worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has UP Global Sourcing Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UPGS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UPGS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Retail Distributors
1 Year Return
GB Retail Distributors
Return vs Industry: UPGS exceeded the UK Retail Distributors industry which returned 122.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UPGS exceeded the UK Market which returned 25.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is UP Global Sourcing Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is UP Global Sourcing Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UPGS (£2.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.98)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UPGS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UPGS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the European Retail Distributors industry average (19.2x).
PE vs Market: UPGS is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.5x) compared to the UK market (23.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: UPGS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UPGS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.2x) compared to the GB Retail Distributors industry average (2.9x).
How is UP Global Sourcing Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UPGS's forecast earnings growth (21.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: UPGS's earnings (21.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (27.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UPGS's revenue (14.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (-149.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UPGS's revenue (14.5% 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 UPGS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has UP Global Sourcing Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UPGS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UPGS's current net profit margins (6.2%) are higher than last year (5.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UPGS's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UPGS's earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UPGS earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) underperformed the Retail Distributors industry 32.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UPGS's Return on Equity (47.7%) is considered outstanding.
How is UP Global Sourcing Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UPGS's short term assets (£42.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£29.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: UPGS's short term assets (£42.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UPGS's debt to equity ratio (25.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: UPGS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 376.8% to 25.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UPGS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (393.3%).
Interest Coverage: UPGS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.6x coverage).
What is UP Global Sourcing Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UPGS's dividend (1.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.32%).
High Dividend: UPGS's dividend (1.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (3.91%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UPGS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: UPGS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.9%), UPGS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: UPGS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (50.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Simon Showman (48 yo)
Mr. Simon A. Showman serves as Chief Executive Officer at UP Global Sourcing (UK) Limited. Mr. Showman has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc since its f...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD479.44K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD565.69K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: UPGS's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UPGS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
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.
UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc
- Ticker: UPGS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Distributors
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£160.128m
- Shares outstanding: 78.11m
- Website: https://www.upgs.com
Number of Employees
- UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc
- Manor Mill
- Victoria Street
- Greater Manchester
- OL9 0DD
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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