CPI Stock Overview
Capita plc provides consulting, digital, and software products and services to clients in the private and public sectors in the United Kingdom and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.23|
|52 Week High||UK£0.56|
|52 Week Low||UK£0.20|
|1 Month Change||8.06%|
|3 Month Change||-19.83%|
|1 Year Change||-43.31%|
|3 Year Change||-78.90%|
|5 Year Change||-95.98%|
|Change since IPO||127.43%|
Recent News & Updates
|CPI||GB IT||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CPI underperformed the UK IT industry which returned -16.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CPI underperformed the UK Market which returned -2.7% over the past year.
|CPI Average Weekly Movement||9.5%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: CPI is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CPI's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
About the Company
Capita plc provides consulting, digital, and software products and services to clients in the private and public sectors in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Public Service, Experience, and Portfolio divisions. The company offers solutions for finance and accounting, procurement, property and infrastructure, travel and event, and workplace administration.
Capita Fundamentals Summary
|CPI fundamental statistics|
Is CPI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CPI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£2.51b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.13|
|Net Profit Margin||6.96%|
How did CPI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Capita undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CPI (£0.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.53)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CPI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CPI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.7x) compared to the UK IT industry average (35.7x).
PE vs Market: CPI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.7x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CPI's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CPI is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.4x) compared to the GB IT industry average (3.8x).
How is Capita forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
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: CPI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-64.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CPI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-64.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CPI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CPI's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.03% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CPI's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.03% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CPI's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (2433.6%).
How has Capita 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: CPI has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CPI became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CPI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 47.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CPI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CPI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (26.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CPI's Return on Equity (75.58%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Capita's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CPI's short term assets (£1.0B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: CPI's short term assets (£1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (£846.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CPI's net debt to equity ratio (157.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CPI had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
Debt Coverage: CPI's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CPI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Capita current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CPI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CPI'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 CPI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CPI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: CPI is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CPI has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Lewis (60 yo)
Dr. Jonathan Lewis, also known as Jon, has been Director at Equinor ASA (formerly known as Statoil ASA) since July 01, 2018. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Capita plc since December 1, 2017. Dr...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD998.19K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CPI's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CPI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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: CPI 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.
Capita plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Capita plc
- Ticker: CPI
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: UK£381.066m
- Shares outstanding: 1.67b
- Website: https://www.capita.com
Number of Employees
- Capita plc
- 65 Gresham Street
- Greater London
- EC2V 7NQ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/24 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.