Computacenter plc provides information technology (IT) infrastructure services in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United America, and internationally. More Details
Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Computacenter's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CCC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CCC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CCC exceeded the UK IT industry which returned 57.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CCC exceeded the UK Market which returned 23.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Computacenter's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Computacenter 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: CCC (£25.34) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£24.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CCC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CCC is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the GB IT industry average (51.7x).
PE vs Market: CCC is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the UK market (25.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CCC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CCC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the GB IT industry average (4.4x).
How is Computacenter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CCC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CCC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CCC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CCC's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (6.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CCC's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CCC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.6%).
How has Computacenter performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CCC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CCC's current net profit margins (2.8%) are higher than last year (2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CCC's earnings have grown by 12.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CCC's earnings growth over the past year (51.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CCC earnings growth over the past year (51.1%) exceeded the IT industry 6.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CCC's Return on Equity (24.4%) is considered high.
How is Computacenter's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CCC's short term assets (£1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: CCC's short term assets (£1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (£184.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CCC's debt to equity ratio (19.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CCC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.4% to 19.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CCC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (195.4%).
Interest Coverage: CCC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (34x coverage).
What is Computacenter current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CCC's dividend (2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.4%).
High Dividend: CCC's dividend (2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.19%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CCC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CCC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.2%), CCC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CCC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Norris (59 yo)
Mr. Mike J. Norris has been the Chief Executive Officer of Computacenter Plc since December 1994. Mr. Norris has responsibility for all the day-to-day activities and reporting channels across Computacenter...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD4.00M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.77M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CCC's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CCC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CCC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Computacenter plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Computacenter plc
- Ticker: CCC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£2.863b
- Shares outstanding: 112.98m
- Website: https://www.computacenter.com
Number of Employees
- Computacenter plc
- Hatfield Avenue
- Hatfield Business Park
- AL10 9TW
- United Kingdom
Computacenter plc provides information technology (IT) infrastructure services in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United America, and internationally. The company offers endpoint, infrastructure, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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