GBG Stock Overview
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£6.10|
|52 Week High||UK£9.80|
|52 Week Low||UK£6.06|
|1 Month Change||-15.70%|
|3 Month Change||-33.42%|
|1 Year Change||-29.86%|
|3 Year Change||33.08%|
|5 Year Change||110.17%|
|Change since IPO||179.59%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GBG||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: GBG underperformed the UK Software industry which returned 0.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBG underperformed the UK Market which returned 7.8% over the past year.
|GBG Average Weekly Movement||5.2%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||4.6%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: GBG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GBG's weekly volatility (5%) 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£66.43m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Mar 31, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.10|
|Net Profit Margin||11.78%|
How did GBG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is GB Group 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: GBG (£6.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£7.3)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBG is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GBG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (58.2x) compared to the UK Software industry average (48.2x).
PE vs Market: GBG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (58.2x) compared to the UK market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GBG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GBG's PB Ratio (4x) is in line with the GB Software industry average.
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 (28.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GBG's earnings (28.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GBG's revenue (15.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GBG's revenue (15.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GBG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7%).
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 (11.8%) are higher than last year (11.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBG's earnings have grown significantly by 24% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBG's earnings growth over the past year (13.1%) is below its 5-year average (24% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GBG earnings growth over the past year (13.1%) underperformed the Software industry 15.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBG's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
How is GB Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£96.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£82.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£96.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£24.9M).
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 18.9%.
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?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GBG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GBG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GBG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GBG's dividend payments have been 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 ($USD1.79M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.58M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GBG's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GBG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GBG insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 28%.
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
- Implied Market Cap: UK£1.531b
- Shares outstanding: 251.18m
- 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||2022/01/24 21:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/24 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.