Shearwater Group plc provides operational resilience solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Shearwater Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SWG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SWG's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SWG underperformed the UK Software industry which returned 5.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWG underperformed the UK Market which returned 26.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Shearwater Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StShearwater Group plc's (LON:SWG) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 56% Above Its Share Price
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Is Shearwater 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: SWG (£1.71) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SWG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Software industry average.
PE vs Market: SWG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SWG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4.3x).
How is Shearwater Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SWG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SWG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SWG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SWG's revenue (13% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWG's revenue (13% 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 SWG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Shearwater Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SWG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SWG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SWG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (4.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWG has a negative Return on Equity (-1.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Shearwater Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWG's short term assets (£12.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£8.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: SWG's short term assets (£12.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£4.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWG's debt to equity ratio (1.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SWG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.1% to 1.4% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SWG has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SWG is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 12% per year.
What is Shearwater Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWG'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 SWG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SWG'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
Phil Higgins (54 yo)
Mr. Philip Leslie Higgins, also known as Phil, serves as Chief Executive Officer since April 12, 2019 and has been an Executive Director of Shearwater Group PLC since December 11, 2018. Mr. Higgins serves ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Phil's total compensation ($USD237.79K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD338.66K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Phil's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: SWG's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SWG'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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Shearwater Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Shearwater Group plc
- Ticker: SWG
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£40.596m
- Shares outstanding: 23.81m
- Website: https://shearwatergroup.com
Number of Employees
- Shearwater Group plc
- 1 King William Street
- Greater London
- EC4N 7AF
- United Kingdom
Shearwater Group plc provides operational resilience solutions in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates through two segments, software and services. The company offers...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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