AIM:ZOO

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

ZOO Digital Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based localization and digital distribution services in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Fundamentals

Exceptional growth potential with adequate balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has ZOO Digital Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.0%

AIM:ZOO

1.6%

GB Software

1.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-51.4%

AIM:ZOO

1.7%

GB Software

-5.7%

GB Market

ZOO underperformed the Software industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.

ZOO underperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned -4.8% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ZOOIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.0%1.6%1.4%
30 Day0.7%-6.3%-4.8%
90 Day9.1%-5.6%-1.9%
1 Year-51.4%-51.4%6.3%1.7%-1.3%-5.7%
3 Year678.4%678.4%14.5%-3.4%17.6%3.6%
5 Year678.4%678.4%93.0%56.1%24.6%-2.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is ZOO Digital Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is ZOO Digital Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

ZOO Digital Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

ZOO Digital Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

ZOO Digital Group is overvalued based on earnings compared to the GB Software industry average.

ZOO Digital Group is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

ZOO Digital Group is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

ZOO Digital Group is overvalued based on assets compared to the GB Software industry average.


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Future Growth

How is ZOO Digital Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

42.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

ZOO Digital Group's revenue is expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

ZOO Digital Group's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

ZOO Digital Group's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.

ZOO Digital Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.

ZOO Digital Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

ZOO Digital Group is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has ZOO Digital Group performed over the past 5 years?

1.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

ZOO Digital Group's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

ZOO Digital Group has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

ZOO Digital Group has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the GB Software industry average.


Return on Equity

ZOO Digital Group has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

ZOO Digital Group used its assets more efficiently than the GB Software industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if ZOO Digital Group improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is ZOO Digital Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

ZOO Digital Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

ZOO Digital Group's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

ZOO Digital Group's level of debt (71.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (107.1% vs 71.5% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.6%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on ZOO Digital Group's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 3x debt.


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Dividend

What is ZOO Digital Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate ZOO Digital Group's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate ZOO Digital Group's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as ZOO Digital Group has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if ZOO Digital Group's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ZOO Digital Group has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of ZOO Digital Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Stuart Green (54yo)

13.5yrs

Tenure

US$242,000

Compensation

Dr. Stuart A. Green serves as Chief Executive Officer of ZOOtech Ltd. Dr. Green has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zoo Digital Group plc since February 2006. He is responsible for securing over 30 pat ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Stuart's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Stuart's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the ZOO Digital Group management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the ZOO Digital Group board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by ZOO Digital Group individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$22,20001 Aug 19
Gillian Wilmot
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Independent Chairman
Shares30,000
Max PriceUS$0.74
BuyUS$11,05024 Apr 19
Phillip Blundell
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
CFO, Secretary & Director
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$0.44
BuyUS$19,92206 Mar 19
Roger Jeynes
EntityIndividual
Shares30,416
Max PriceUS$0.66
SellUS$10,00006 Mar 19
Roger Jeynes
EntityIndividual
Shares15,267
Max PriceUS$0.66
BuyUS$16,25024 Jan 19
Phillip Blundell
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
CFO, Secretary & Director
Shares25,000
Max PriceUS$0.65

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Phill Blundell (58yo)

    CFO, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$222.91k
  • Gordon Doran (52yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 10.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$386.00k
  • Stuart Green (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 13.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$242.00k
  • Duncan Wain (56yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Karla Harrison

    Head of Revenue Operation

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Chris Reilly

    Vice President of Technical Services

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Brit Simpson

    Chief Technical Officer

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Norie Negishi

    Head of Operations & Business Development

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Laura Herbers

    Manager of HR & Accounting

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Kier Booth

    Head of Operations

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs

Board Members

  • Phill Blundell (58yo)

    CFO, Secretary & Director

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$222.91k
  • Gillian Wilmot (58yo)

    Independent Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.1yrs
  • Gordon Doran (52yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 10.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$386.00k
  • Stuart Green (54yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 13.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$242.00k
  • Mickey Kalifa (52yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$33.00k

Company Information

ZOO Digital Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ZOO Digital Group plc
  • Ticker: ZOO
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: UK£53.256m
  • Shares outstanding: 74.48m
  • Website: https://www.zoodigital.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • ZOO Digital Group plc
  • City Gate
  • 7th Floor
  • Sheffield
  • South Yorkshire
  • S1 4LW
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ZDGG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDAug 2004
ZOOAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPAug 2004
2ZDDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURAug 2004

Biography

ZOO Digital Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based localization and digital distribution services in the United Kingdom and the United States. It operates through three segments: Localis ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/22 21:10
End of Day Share Price2019/08/22 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.