ELCO Stock Overview
Eleco Plc provides software and related services in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Germany, the rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.68|
|52 Week High||UK£1.18|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.62|
|1 Month Change||-4.23%|
|3 Month Change||-4.90%|
|1 Year Change||-41.38%|
|3 Year Change||-9.33%|
|5 Year Change||54.55%|
|Change since IPO||41.67%|
Recent News & Updates
|ELCO||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: ELCO underperformed the UK Software industry which returned -15.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ELCO underperformed the UK Market which returned -12.6% over the past year.
|ELCO Average Weekly Movement||3.4%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||5.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: ELCO is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ELCO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Eleco Plc provides software and related services in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Germany, the rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company offers CAD architecture software under the Arcon Evo; Bidcon, a construction estimating software; IconSystem, a cloud-based collaborative building information management software to record, specify, design, and manage building data; Interiorstudio, a room configuration and visualization interior design software; MarketingManager, which combines product information management and digital asset management to create an effective central database; and Materialo, a flooring visualizer software. It also provides Powerproject, a planning and project management software; Memmo, a project site management and collaboration software; ShireSystem, a combined CMMS and CAFM software to manage multiple locations and assets; Staircon, a CAD/CAM software for designing and manufacturing staircases; Statcon, a design software for structural engineering; 3D Architect, a software to support self-builders to plan and visualize small to large scale building design projects; Easyplan, an intuitive planning software for planning, managing, and delivery of smaller projects; Framing, a design tool for timber frame and floor construction; o2c, a CAD compression software to optimize 3D data for transfer; Project Viewer for viewing files without having a licensed copy of software on device; and Tilos, a time chainage software for time-location planning.
Eleco Fundamentals Summary
|ELCO fundamental statistics|
Is ELCO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ELCO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£3.04m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.028|
|Net Profit Margin||8.43%|
How did ELCO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is ELCO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ELCO?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ELCO's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ELCO's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ELCO PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
OMG Oxford Metrics
IGP Intercede Group
QTX Quartix Technologies
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ELCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the peer average (39.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ELCO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Software Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ELCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the UK Software industry average (35.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ELCO's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||24.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||26.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ELCO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ELCO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ELCO (£0.68) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ELCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is Eleco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ELCO's forecast earnings growth (12.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ELCO's earnings (12.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ELCO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ELCO's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ELCO's revenue (7.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ELCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11%).
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How has Eleco performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ELCO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ELCO's current net profit margins (8.4%) are lower than last year (12.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ELCO's earnings have grown by 11.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ELCO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ELCO had negative earnings growth (-34%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (25.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ELCO's Return on Equity (9.2%) is considered low.
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How is Eleco's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ELCO's short term assets (£15.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£12.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: ELCO's short term assets (£15.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£3.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ELCO is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ELCO has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 28.4%.
Debt Coverage: ELCO has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ELCO has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Eleco current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Eleco Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||6.0%|
|Industry Average (Software)||1.8%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Eleco)||1.1%|
Notable Dividend: ELCO's dividend (0.88%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.07%).
High Dividend: ELCO's dividend (0.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.99%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ELCO is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ELCO is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: ELCO is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: ELCO is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jonathan Hunter (43 yo)
Mr. Jonathan Albert Hunter, BBus BMm, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Eleco Plc since February 2021 and is its Director since June 14, 2016. He served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of Eleco pl...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Jonathan Hunter's Compensation vs Eleco Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||UK£426k||UK£200k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||UK£265k||UK£224k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||UK£206k||UK£175k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||UK£188k||UK£152k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||UK£167k||UK£134k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||UK£55k||UK£44k|
Compensation vs Market: Jonathan's total compensation ($USD476.63K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD338.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jonathan's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ELCO's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: ELCO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||907,849||1.1%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Eleco Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Eleco Plc
- Ticker: ELCO
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1895
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: UK£55.928m
- Shares outstanding: 82.25m
- Website: https://www.elecosoft.com
Number of Employees
- Eleco Plc
- 6 Bevis Marks
- Greater London
- EC3A 7BA
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ELCO||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|5H3||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/06 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.