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CER

CerillionAIM:CER Stock Report

Last Price

UK£8.85

Market Cap

UK£261.2m

7D

-3.3%

1Y

124.1%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
CER fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

CER Stock Overview

Cerillion Plc provides software for billing, charging, and customer relationship management (CRM) to the telecommunications sector in the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cerillion
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£8.85
52 Week HighUK£9.30
52 Week LowUK£3.90
Beta1.4
1 Month Change6.63%
3 Month Change9.26%
1 Year Change124.05%
3 Year Change521.05%
5 Year Change508.25%
Change since IPO1,013.21%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 15
Cerillion (LON:CER) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Cerillion (LON:CER) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

The board of Cerillion Plc ( LON:CER ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 8th of February to...

Nov 24
Cerillion's (LON:CER) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Cerillion's (LON:CER) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Cerillion Plc ( LON:CER ) will increase its dividend on the 8th of February to UK£0.05. Despite this raise, the...

Shareholder Returns

CERGB SoftwareGB Market
7D-3.3%-3.1%-1.0%
1Y124.1%2.1%8.3%

Return vs Industry: CER exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 2.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CER exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CER's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CER volatility
CER Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Software Industry Average Movement4.6%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

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

Volatility Over Time: CER's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1999250Louis Hallhttps://www.cerillion.com

Cerillion Plc provides software for billing, charging, and customer relationship management (CRM) to the telecommunications sector in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through four segments: Services, Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and Third-Party. The company offers Cerillion Enterprise BSS/OSS Suite, a pre-integrated end-to-end CRM and billing solution for mobile, fixed, cable, and multi-service communications providers; and Cerillion Skyline, a cloud billing SaaS application for the next generation of subscription and usage-based services.

Cerillion Fundamentals Summary


Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CER income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£26.07m
Cost of RevenueUK£5.66m
Gross ProfitUK£20.41m
ExpensesUK£13.98m
EarningsUK£6.43m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.22
Gross Margin78.28%
Net Profit Margin24.65%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CER perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

33%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

18.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CER (£8.85) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£10.92)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CER is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CER is good value based on its PE Ratio (40.6x) compared to the UK Software industry average (50.1x).

PE vs Market: CER is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.6x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CER is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.9x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4x).


Future Growth

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

16.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CER'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: CER's revenue (16.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CER's revenue (16.4% 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 CER's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Cerillion performed over the past 5 years?

32.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CER has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CER's current net profit margins (24.7%) are higher than last year (12.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CER's earnings have grown significantly by 32% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CER's earnings growth over the past year (146.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (32% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CER earnings growth over the past year (146.3%) exceeded the Software industry 15.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CER's Return on Equity (31.8%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Cerillion's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CER's short term assets (£23.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£10.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: CER's short term assets (£23.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£5.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CER is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CER has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 35.3%.

Debt Coverage: CER has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CER has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Cerillion current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.80%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CER's dividend (0.8%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.41%).

High Dividend: CER's dividend (0.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CER'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?

6.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Louis Hall (56 yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£627,942

Compensation

Mr. Louis Tancred Hall is the Founder at Cerillion PLC and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and has been its Executive Director since March 05, 2015. He led the management buyout of the original busin...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Louis's total compensation ($USD855.87K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD809.41K).

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: CER's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CER insiders have only sold shares 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

Cerillion Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cerillion Plc
  • Ticker: CER
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£261.194m
  • Shares outstanding: 29.51m
  • Website: https://www.cerillion.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cerillion Plc
  • 25 Bedford Street
  • London
  • Greater London
  • WC2E 9ES
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/19 21:09
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2021/09/30


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.