GB Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides identity data intelligence products and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£9.21|
|52 Week High||UK£7.75|
|52 Week Low||UK£9.99|
|1 Month Change||0.55%|
|3 Month Change||11.58%|
|1 Year Change||12.26%|
|3 Year Change||71.41%|
|5 Year Change||273.05%|
|Change since IPO||322.25%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GBG||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: GBG exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBG underperformed the UK Market which returned 22.9% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GBG is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GBG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
GB Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides identity data intelligence products and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Location, Identity, and Fraud. Its solutions help organizations recognize and verify identities of their customers in their business processes.
GB Group Fundamentals Summary
|GBG fundamental statistics|
Is GBG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GBG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£65.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 30, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||12.35%|
How did GBG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is GB Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GBG (£9.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£8.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GBG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.5x) compared to the UK Software industry average (60.7x).
PE vs Market: GBG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.5x) compared to the UK market (21.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GBG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GBG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4.3x).
How is GB Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GBG's forecast earnings growth (11.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GBG's earnings (11.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GBG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GBG's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GBG's revenue (7.7% 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 GBG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has GB Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GBG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GBG's current net profit margins (12.3%) are higher than last year (8.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBG's earnings have grown significantly by 22.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBG's earnings growth over the past year (57.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GBG earnings growth over the past year (57.5%) exceeded the Software industry -1.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBG's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is GB Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£85.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£90.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£85.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£26.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GBG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GBG has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 6.8%.
Debt Coverage: GBG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: GBG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is GB Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GBG's dividend (0.74%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.4%).
High Dividend: GBG's dividend (0.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.02%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GBG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GBG 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: GBG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GBG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris Clark (52 yo)
Mr. Christopher Graham Clark, also known as Chris, has been the Chief Executive Officer of GB Group plc since April 1, 2017. Mr. Clark served as Managing Director of UK, Ireland & EMEA at Experian plc unti...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD1.83M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GBG's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GBG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GBG 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.
GB Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GB Group plc
- Ticker: GBG
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£1.814b
- Shares outstanding: 197.02m
- Website: https://www.gbgplc.com
Number of Employees
- GB Group plc
- The Foundation
- Herons Way
- CH4 9GB
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/16 17:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 00:00|
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