AIM:BKS

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Executive Summary

Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd. provides virtual private server and infrastructure solutions for traders and broker partners worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with limited growth.

Share Price & News

How has Beeks Trading's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BKS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.4%

BKS

0.3%

GB IT

3.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-3.5%

BKS

-5.6%

GB IT

-11.7%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: BKS exceeded the UK IT industry which returned -7.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BKS exceeded the UK Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BKSIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.4%0.3%3.0%
30 Day4.3%11.0%7.3%
90 Day-4.4%-5.1%-7.9%
1 Year-3.1%-3.5%-4.5%-5.6%-7.4%-11.7%
3 Yearn/a67.2%57.0%-4.7%-16.3%
5 Yearn/a109.7%93.3%14.1%-11.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Beeks Trading's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Beeks Trading undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

51.5x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BKS (£0.98) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.06)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (51.5x) compared to the IT industry average (26x).

PE vs Market: BKS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (51.5x) compared to the UK market (14.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BKS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.4x) compared to the GB IT industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Beeks Trading forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

28.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if BKS's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if BKS'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: BKS's revenue (28.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BKS's revenue (28.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BKS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Beeks Trading performed over the past 5 years?

45.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BKS has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BKS's current net profit margins (11.8%) are lower than last year (20.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BKS's earnings have grown significantly by 45% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BKS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BKS had negative earnings growth (-27.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (10%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BKS's Return on Equity (16.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Beeks Trading's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BKS's short term assets (£3.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£2.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: BKS's short term assets (£3.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BKS's debt to equity ratio (8.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if BKS's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BKS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (535.8%).

Interest Coverage: BKS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Beeks Trading's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.31%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BKS's dividend (0.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).

High Dividend: BKS's dividend (0.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.69%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: BKS 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: BKS is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

UK£79k

CEO Compensation


CEO

Gordon McArthur (43yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£79,000

Compensation

Mr. Gordon McArthur has been the Chief Executive Officer at Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd. and BeeksFX VPS since January 2011. Mr. McArthur is the owner of BeeksFX VPS. He established BeeksFX in 2011 after ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Gordon's total compensation ($USD98.47K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD336.69K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Gordon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd.
  • Ticker: BKS
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Internet Services and Infrastructure
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: UK£49.948m
  • Shares outstanding: 51.23m
  • Website: https://www.beeksfinancialcloud.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd.
  • St James Business Park
  • Suite 1
  • Paisley
  • Renfrewshire
  • PA3 3AT
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BKSAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPNov 2017
1BZBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2017

Biography

Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd. provides virtual private server and infrastructure solutions for traders and broker partners worldwide. The company also offers co-location services; dedicated server packages; and server installation services. In addition, it provides institutional venue connections and retail broker connections through its Equinix platform; and Beeks Marketplace, a cloud-based portal that enables real-time connectivity to various exchanges, data feeds, trading tools, and news services for institutional traders, proprietary trading firms, brokers, wealth managers, and high-end retail traders. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Paisley, United Kingdom with additional offices in Austria, Chicago, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, New York, and Tokyo. Beeks Trading Corporation Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Beeks Financial Cloud Group Limited. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/02 01:38
End of Day Share Price2020/06/01 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.