CER Stock Overview
Cerillion Plc provides software for billing, charging, and customer relationship management (CRM) to the telecommunications, finance, utilities, and transportation sectors in the United Kingdom and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£8.25|
|52 Week High||UK£9.25|
|52 Week Low||UK£3.51|
|1 Month Change||2.48%|
|3 Month Change||10.74%|
|1 Year Change||129.17%|
|3 Year Change||476.92%|
|5 Year Change||557.37%|
|Change since IPO||937.74%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CER||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CER exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 18% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CER exceeded the UK Market which returned 11.6% over the past year.
|CER Average Weekly Movement||4.0%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: CER is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CER's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Cerillion Plc provides software for billing, charging, and customer relationship management (CRM) to the telecommunications, finance, utilities, and transportation sectors 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
|CER fundamental statistics|
Is CER overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CER income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£5.66m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.22|
|Net Profit Margin||24.65%|
How did CER perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does CER pay a reliable dividends?See CER dividend history and benchmarks
|Cerillion dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Dec 30 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Feb 08 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||26 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||66 days|
Does CER pay a reliable dividends?See CER dividend history and benchmarks
Is Cerillion undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CER (£8.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£10.81)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CER is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CER is good value based on its PE Ratio (37.9x) compared to the UK Software industry average (53.1x).
PE vs Market: CER is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.9x) 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 (12.1x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4x).
How is Cerillion forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
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 (4.9% 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
How has Cerillion performed over the past 5 years?
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 11%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CER's Return on Equity (31.8%) is considered high.
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.
What is Cerillion current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CER's dividend (0.86%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.36%).
High Dividend: CER's dividend (0.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.14%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, CER has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CER's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.6%), CER's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CER's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Louis Hall (56 yo)
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 ($USD783.11K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD780.74K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Louis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: CER's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cerillion Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cerillion Plc
- Ticker: CER
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£243.486m
- Shares outstanding: 29.51m
- Website: https://www.cerillion.com
Number of Employees
- Cerillion Plc
- 25 Bedford Street
- Greater London
- WC2E 9ES
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/02 21:38|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/02 00:00|
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.