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UP Global Sourcing Holdings

Market Cap

UK£160.1m

Last Updated

2021/08/03 17:31 UTC

Data Sources

Company Financials +

Executive Summary

UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies branded household products worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.4%

UPGS

3.3%

GB Retail Distributors

0.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

147.1%

UPGS

122.8%

GB Retail Distributors

25.9%

GB Market

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.


Shareholder returns

UPGSIndustryMarket
7 Day3.4%3.3%0.9%
30 Day-5.0%8.6%1.6%
90 Day18.8%10.9%6.5%
1 Year157.8%147.1%125.6%122.8%26.0%25.9%
3 Year560.9%476.9%84.3%74.6%25.0%24.9%
5 Yearn/a110.3%85.8%40.3%13.5%

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?


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Valuation

Is UP Global Sourcing Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.51x

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).


Future Growth

How is UP Global Sourcing Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

21.5%

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


Past Performance

How has UP Global Sourcing Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

7.1%

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.


Financial Health

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).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is UP Global Sourcing Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.88%

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).


Next Steps

Management

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

11.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Simon Showman (48 yo)

16.58yrs

Tenure

UK£344,945

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UPGS's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: UPGS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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

UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc
  • Manor Mill
  • Victoria Street
  • Oldham
  • Greater Manchester
  • OL9 0DD
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Biography

UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies branded household products worldwide. It offers laundry, floor care, and heating and cooling products under the Beldray brand; kitc...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/08/03 17:31
End of Day Share Price2021/08/03 00:00
Earnings2021/01/31
Annual Earnings2020/07/31


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.