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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£4.45|
|52 Week High||UK£9.76|
|52 Week Low||UK£4.05|
|1 Month Change||-18.87%|
|3 Month Change||-19.89%|
|1 Year Change||-47.02%|
|3 Year Change||-19.53%|
|5 Year Change||27.97%|
|Change since IPO||104.13%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GBG||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: GBG underperformed the UK Software industry which returned -22.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBG underperformed the UK Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|GBG Average Weekly Movement||8.0%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: GBG is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GBG's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
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£70.55m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.061|
|Net Profit Margin||6.29%|
How did GBG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is GBG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
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 GBG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GBG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GBG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GBG PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GBG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (73.4x) compared to the peer average (51.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GBG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.K. Software Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GBG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (73.4x) compared to the UK Software industry average (41.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GBG'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||73.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||43x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: GBG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (73.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (43x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GBG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GBG (£4.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£6.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GBG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
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How is GB Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
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: GBG's forecast earnings growth (31.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GBG's earnings (31.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (10.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GBG's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GBG's revenue (13.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GBG's revenue (13.8% 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 (7.8%).
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How has GB Group 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: GBG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GBG's current net profit margins (6.3%) are lower than last year (12.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBG's earnings have grown by 19% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GBG had negative earnings growth (-43.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (-14.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBG's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.
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How is GB Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£101.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£115.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBG's short term assets (£101.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£199.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GBG's net debt to equity ratio (13.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GBG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13.1% to 16.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GBG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.8%).
Interest Coverage: GBG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.9x coverage).
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What is GB Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GBG's dividend (0.86%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.92%).
High Dividend: GBG's dividend (0.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.23%).
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: GBG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: GBG 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
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 ($USD1.63M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.07M).
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 (6.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GBG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 28.3%.
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£1.092b
- Shares outstanding: 251.90m
- 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||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 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.