NCC Stock Overview
NCC Group plc engages in the cyber and software resilience business in the United Kingdom, the Asian-Pacific, North America, and Europe.
NCC Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.21|
|52 Week High||UK£3.48|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.14|
|1 Month Change||-6.17%|
|3 Month Change||-11.09%|
|1 Year Change||-16.63%|
|3 Year Change||75.00%|
|5 Year Change||17.91%|
|Change since IPO||649.58%|
Recent News & Updates
Here's Why We Think NCC Group plc's (LON:NCC) CEO Compensation Looks Fair for the time being
Despite strong share price growth of 38% for NCC Group plc ( LON:NCC ) over the last few years, earnings growth has...
NCC Group (LON:NCC) Has Re-Affirmed Its Dividend Of UK£0.032
NCC Group plc ( LON:NCC ) will pay a dividend of UK£0.032 on the 12th of November. This payment means that the dividend...
NCC Group (LON:NCC) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of UK£0.032
NCC Group plc's ( LON:NCC ) investors are due to receive a payment of UK£0.032 per share on 12th of November. Based on...
|NCC||GB IT||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: NCC underperformed the UK IT industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NCC underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.
|NCC Average Weekly Movement||4.6%|
|IT Industry Average Movement||5.7%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: NCC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NCC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
NCC Group plc engages in the cyber and software resilience business in the United Kingdom, the Asian-Pacific, North America, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Assurance and Software Resilience. The company offers assessment and advisory services, which include risk management, supply chain risk, cloud and infrastructure, application and security software, mobile, managed vulnerability scanning, hardware and embedded systems, and cryptography, as well as calibrator and cyber security review solutions.
NCC Group Fundamentals Summary
|NCC fundamental statistics|
Is NCC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NCC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£159.90m|
Last Reported Earnings
May 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jan 27, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.032|
|Net Profit Margin||3.70%|
How did NCC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is NCC 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: NCC (£2.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£3.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NCC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NCC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.3x) compared to the UK IT industry average (38.8x).
PE vs Market: NCC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.3x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NCC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NCC is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the GB IT industry average (4.5x).
How is NCC Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NCC's forecast earnings growth (36.4% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: NCC's earnings (36.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NCC's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NCC's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NCC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has NCC Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NCC has a large one-off loss of £12.7M impacting its May 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: NCC's current net profit margins (3.7%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NCC's earnings have grown significantly by 40.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NCC's earnings growth over the past year (56.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NCC earnings growth over the past year (56.3%) exceeded the IT industry 26.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NCC's Return on Equity (3.8%) is considered low.
How is NCC Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NCC's short term assets (£190.8M) exceed its short term liabilities (£101.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: NCC's short term assets (£190.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£65.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NCC has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: NCC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.5% to 12.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NCC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (117.2%).
Interest Coverage: NCC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12x coverage).
What is NCC Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NCC's dividend (2.11%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).
High Dividend: NCC's dividend (2.11%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.04%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NCC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NCC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (130.8%), NCC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: NCC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Adam Palser serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of NCC Group plc since December 01, 2017. Mr. Palser served as the Chief Executive Officer at NSL Limited since February 10, 2015 an...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD1.52M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.06M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NCC's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NCC'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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.4%.
NCC Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NCC Group plc
- Ticker: NCC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: UK£683.017m
- Shares outstanding: 309.76m
- Website: https://www.nccgroup.com/uk
Number of Employees
- NCC Group plc
- XYZ Building
- 2 Hardman Boulevard
- Greater Manchester
- M3 3AQ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/21 21:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 00:00|
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