Equiniti Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides administration and payment services worldwide. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Equiniti Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EQN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EQN's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: EQN underperformed the UK IT industry which returned 51.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EQN underperformed the UK Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Equiniti Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Equiniti Group (LON:EQN) A Risky Investment?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StEquiniti Group's (LON:EQN) Stock Price Has Reduced 58% In The Past Three Years
4 months ago | Simply Wall StThese 4 Measures Indicate That Equiniti Group (LON:EQN) Is Using Debt Extensively
Is Equiniti Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: EQN (£1.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£1.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EQN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EQN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK IT industry average.
PE vs Market: EQN 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 EQN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EQN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB IT industry average (4.6x).
How is Equiniti Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: EQN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: EQN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: EQN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: EQN's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: EQN's revenue (2.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: EQN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.8%).
How has Equiniti Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EQN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: EQN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EQN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EQN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: EQN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the IT industry (6.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EQN has a negative Return on Equity (-0.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Equiniti Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EQN's short term assets (£149.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£141.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: EQN's short term assets (£149.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£375.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EQN's debt to equity ratio (60.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: EQN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 82.5% to 60.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EQN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24%).
Interest Coverage: EQN is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Equiniti Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate EQN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate EQN'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 EQN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if EQN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: EQN is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of EQN'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
Paul Lynam (52 yo)
Mr. Paul Anthony Lynam, ACIB, AMCT, FIFS, has been Chief Executive and Director at Equiniti Group PLC since April 01, 2021. He was Chief Executive of Secure Trust Bank Plc since September 13, 2010 until Ja...
Experienced Management: EQN's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: EQN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Equiniti Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Equiniti Group plc
- Ticker: EQN
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£629.565m
- Shares outstanding: 366.03m
- Website: https://www.equiniti.com
Number of Employees
- Equiniti Group plc
- Sutherland House
- Russell Way
- West Sussex
- RH10 1UH
- United Kingdom
Equiniti Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides administration and payment services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: EQ Boardroom, EQ Digital, EQ Paymaster, EQ US, and Interes...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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