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Croma Security Solutions Group

AIM:CSSG
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
CSSG
AIM
£16M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. GB
  3. Tech
Company description

Croma Security Solutions Group PLC provides various security services in the United Kingdom. The last earnings update was 82 days ago. More info.


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CSSG Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-2.3%
AIM:CSSG
0.1%
GB Electronic
1.3%
GB Market
1 Year Returns
-4.5%
AIM:CSSG
-0.7%
GB Electronic
-5%
GB Market
CSSG Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Croma Security Solutions Group (CSSG) -2.3% -1.4% 18.6% -4.5% 141.4% 268.4%
GB Electronic 0.1% -1.7% 5.9% -0.7% 80.3% 80.7%
GB Market 1.3% -1.6% 1.9% -5% 15.8% 2.5%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • CSSG underperformed the Electronic industry which returned -0.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility
CSSG
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Croma Security Solutions Group undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Croma Security Solutions Group to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Croma Security Solutions Group.

AIM:CSSG Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.1%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year GB Government Bond Rate 1.2%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for AIM:CSSG
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year GB Govt Bond Rate 1.2%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6.7%
Electronic Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.05
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.053 (1 + (1- 19%) (0%))
1.036
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.04
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 1.23% + (1.036 * 6.65%)
8.11%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for AIM:CSSG using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Croma Security Solutions Group is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

AIM:CSSG DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (GBP, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.11%)
2019 0.51 Est @ -54.93% 0.47
2020 0.31 Est @ -38.08% 0.27
2021 0.23 Est @ -26.29% 0.18
2022 0.19 Est @ -18.03% 0.14
2023 0.17 Est @ -12.26% 0.11
2024 0.15 Est @ -8.21% 0.10
2025 0.14 Est @ -5.38% 0.08
2026 0.14 Est @ -3.4% 0.07
2027 0.14 Est @ -2.01% 0.07
2028 0.14 Est @ -1.04% 0.06
Present value of next 10 years cash flows £1.55
AIM:CSSG DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= £0.14 × (1 + 1.23%) ÷ (8.11% – 1.23%)
£1.99
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= £1.99 ÷ (1 + 8.11%)10
£0.91
AIM:CSSG Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= £1.55 + £0.91
£2.46
Equity Value per Share
(GBP)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= £2.46 / 14.90
£0.17
AIM:CSSG Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (GBP) From above. £0.17
Current discount Discount to share price of £1.05
= -1 x (£1.05 - £0.17) / £0.17
-535.3%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Croma Security Solutions Group is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in GBP £0.10
AIM:CSSG Share Price ** AIM (2019-05-17) in GBP £1.05
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 21 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 20.55x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 790 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.24x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Croma Security Solutions Group.

AIM:CSSG PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= AIM:CSSG Share Price ÷ EPS (both in GBP)

= 1.05 ÷ 0.10

10.32x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Croma Security Solutions Group is good value based on earnings compared to the GB Electronic industry average.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group is good value based on earnings compared to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Croma Security Solutions Group's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 10.32x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
3.7%per year
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 12 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 2.1x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 573 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.5x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Croma Security Solutions Group, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Croma Security Solutions Group's assets?
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in GBP £0.75
AIM:CSSG Share Price * AIM (2019-05-17) in GBP £1.05
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 33 Publicly-Listed Electronic Companies 2.15x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 1,368 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.51x
AIM:CSSG PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= AIM:CSSG Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in GBP)

= 1.05 ÷ 0.75

1.41x

* Primary Listing of Croma Security Solutions Group.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Croma Security Solutions Group is good value based on assets compared to the GB Electronic industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Electronic industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Electronic industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Croma Security Solutions Group expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Croma Security Solutions Group, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
3.7%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Croma Security Solutions Group expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.2%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings growth is positive but not above the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.
  • Unable to compare Croma Security Solutions Group's revenue growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
AIM:CSSG Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 3.7%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 8.7%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.8%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.8%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.9%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in GBP Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
AIM:CSSG Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:CSSG Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 36 1 2
2018-09-30 35 2 2
2018-06-30 35 3 2
2018-03-31 32 1
2017-12-31 28 3 1
2017-09-30 25 2 1
2017-06-30 22 1 0
2017-03-31 22 0
2016-12-31 22 0 0
2016-09-30 20 0 0
2016-06-30 19 0 0
2016-03-31 18 0 0

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings are expected to grow by 3.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Unable to determine if Croma Security Solutions Group is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (4 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Croma Security Solutions Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AIM:CSSG Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:CSSG Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 0.10
2018-09-30 0.10
2018-06-30 0.10
2018-03-31 0.08
2017-12-31 0.06
2017-09-30 0.04
2017-06-30 0.02
2017-03-31 0.02
2016-12-31 0.01
2016-09-30 0.01
2016-06-30 0.01
2016-03-31 0.01

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Croma Security Solutions Group will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Croma Security Solutions Group performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Croma Security Solutions Group's growth in the last year to its industry (Electronic).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (64.2% vs 47.8%)
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings growth has exceeded the GB Electronic industry average in the past year (64.2% vs 21.9%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Croma Security Solutions Group's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Croma Security Solutions Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AIM:CSSG Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 35.83 1.63 5.24
2018-09-30 35.48 1.62 5.19
2018-06-30 35.12 1.62 5.14
2018-03-31 31.65 1.30 4.67
2017-12-31 28.17 0.99 4.20
2017-09-30 25.12 0.68 4.00
2017-06-30 22.06 0.36 3.80
2017-03-31 21.81 0.31 3.83
2016-12-31 21.57 0.25 3.85
2016-09-30 20.30 0.20 3.76
2016-06-30 19.03 0.15 3.68
2016-03-31 17.59 0.12 3.34
2015-12-31 16.14 0.10 3.00
2015-09-30 15.99 0.16 3.04
2015-06-30 15.83 0.22 3.08
2015-03-31 15.82 0.39 3.31
2014-12-31 15.81 0.42 3.37
2014-09-30 15.31 0.37 3.36
2014-06-30 14.81 0.32 3.35
2014-03-31 14.29 0.22 3.28
2013-12-31 13.77 0.12 3.22
2013-09-30 13.51 0.10 3.21
2013-06-30 13.25 0.08 3.20
2012-12-31 12.36 -0.38 3.09
2012-09-30 11.13 -0.40 2.64
2012-06-30 9.90 -0.42 2.19

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Croma Security Solutions Group used its assets more efficiently than the GB Electronic industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Electronic industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Croma Security Solutions Group's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Croma Security Solutions Group's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Croma Security Solutions Group is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Croma Security Solutions Group's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Croma Security Solutions Group Company Filings, last reported 4 months ago.

AIM:CSSG Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 11.87 0.00 1.71
2018-09-30 11.87 0.00 1.71
2018-06-30 11.08 0.08 2.15
2018-03-31 11.08 0.08 2.15
2017-12-31 10.77 0.00 1.37
2017-09-30 10.77 0.00 1.37
2017-06-30 10.31 0.23 0.77
2017-03-31 10.31 0.23 0.77
2016-12-31 10.21 0.76 0.30
2016-09-30 10.21 0.76 0.30
2016-06-30 10.02 0.70 0.39
2016-03-31 10.02 0.70 0.39
2015-12-31 10.17 0.60 0.26
2015-09-30 10.17 0.60 0.26
2015-06-30 8.92 0.07 0.84
2015-03-31 9.19 0.07 0.84
2014-12-31 9.09 0.03 0.68
2014-09-30 9.09 0.03 0.68
2014-06-30 8.88 0.20 0.90
2014-03-31 8.88 0.20 0.90
2013-12-31 8.67 0.13 0.84
2013-09-30 8.67 0.13 0.84
2013-06-30 8.56 0.59 0.68
2012-12-31 8.47 0.47 0.36
2012-09-30 8.47 0.47 0.36
2012-06-30 8.40 0.84 0.69
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 1.5%.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Croma Security Solutions Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
1.9%
Current annual income from Croma Security Solutions Group dividends.
If you bought £2,000 of Croma Security Solutions Group shares you are expected to receive £38 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1.99%).
  • Croma Security Solutions Group's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (5.21%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
AIM:CSSG Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Electronic Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 19 Stocks 1.5%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 705 Stocks 4.3%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 2%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5.2%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

AIM:CSSG Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in £) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:CSSG Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in £) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-10-22 0.020 2.051
2018-02-28 0.006 0.576
2017-11-08 0.005 0.670
2017-11-03 0.005 0.850
2017-03-01 0.005 0.989
2016-11-22 0.004 1.254
2015-11-26 0.004 1.045
2015-11-05 0.003 0.674
2014-12-03 0.003 0.662

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Croma Security Solutions Group has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
  • Dividend payments have increased, but Croma Security Solutions Group only paid a dividend in the past 4 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (6x coverage).
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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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Croma Security Solutions Group afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Croma Security Solutions Group's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Roberto Fiorentino
COMPENSATION £299,000
AGE 54
TENURE AS CEO 7.2 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Roberto Michele Fiorentino has been the Group Chief Executive Officer at Croma Security Solutions Group Plc since March 27, 2012. Mr. Fiorentino serves as the Managing Director of CSS Total Security Ltd. and Alarm Bell Company Ltd. He serves as the Managing Director of CSS Locksmiths Limited. Mr. Fiorentino has been involved in the security industry for 30 years. He was responsible for a number of ground breaking technological advances within the electronic security sector, including the installation of High Security Master Key Locking systems, Vehicle Alarm Systems, Access Control, CCTV with transmission systems, CCTV over IP and most recently, Video Analytics. He has been an Executive Director of Croma Security Solutions Group Plc since March 27, 2012.

CEO Compensation
  • Roberto's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
  • Roberto's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Croma Security Solutions Group management team in years:

7.2
Average Tenure
51.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Croma Security Solutions Group management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Sebastian Morley

TITLE
Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
£267K
AGE
49

Roberto Fiorentino

TITLE
Group CEO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£299K
AGE
54
TENURE
7.2 yrs

Richard Juett

TITLE
Finance Director & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£90K
AGE
54
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Paul Williamson

TITLE
Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£245K
AGE
48

David Bretel

TITLE
Managing Director of Croma Defence Systems Limited
COMPENSATION
£94K
TENURE
11.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Croma Security Solutions Group board of directors in years:

7.2
Average Tenure
53
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Croma Security Solutions Group board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Sebastian Morley

TITLE
Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
£267K
AGE
49
TENURE
7.3 yrs

Roberto Fiorentino

TITLE
Group CEO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£299K
AGE
54
TENURE
7.2 yrs

Richard Juett

TITLE
Finance Director & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£90K
AGE
54
TENURE
3.1 yrs

Paul Williamson

TITLE
Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£245K
AGE
48
TENURE
2.1 yrs

Nick Hewson

TITLE
Non-Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£26K
AGE
60

Charles McMicking

TITLE
Non-Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£25K
AGE
52
TENURE
7.2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (£) Value (£)
X
Management checks
We assess Croma Security Solutions Group's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Croma Security Solutions Group has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

Should You Be Excited About Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) 14% Return On Equity?

By way of learning-by-doing, we'll look at ROE to gain a better understanding of Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG). … That means that for every £1 worth of shareholders' equity, it generated £0.14 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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How Much Did Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) CEO Pocket Last Year?

First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. … How Does Roberto Fiorentino's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies. … According to our data, Croma Security Solutions Group PLC has a market capitalization of UK£16m, and pays its CEO total annual compensation worth UK£299k.

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Are Croma Security Solutions Group PLC’s (LON:CSSG) High Returns Really That Great?

Specifically, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), since that will give us an insight into how efficiently the business can generate profits from the capital it requires. … What is Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)? … How Do You Calculate Return On Capital Employed

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What does Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?

The direct benefit for Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG), which sports a zero-debt capital structure, to include debt in its capital structure is the reduced cost of capital. … However, the trade-off is CSSG will have to adhere to stricter debt covenants and have less financial flexibility. … Is CSSG right in choosing financial flexibility over lower cost of capital.

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How Does Investing In Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG) Impact The Volatility Of Your Portfolio?

The second type is the broader market volatility, which you cannot diversify away, since it arises from macroeconomic factors which directly affects all the stocks on the market. … Beta can be a useful tool to understand how much a stock is influenced by market risk (volatility). … Any stock with a beta of greater than one is considered more volatile than the market, while those with a beta below one are either less volatile or poorly correlated with the market.

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Is Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) 15% Better Than Average?

By way of learning-by-doing, we'll look at ROE to gain a better understanding of Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG). … One way to conceptualize this, is that for each £1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made £0.15 in profit. … Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity

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Here's What Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) P/E Ratio Is Telling Us

We'll look at Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) P/E ratio and reflect on what it tells us about the company's share price. … Based on the last twelve months, Croma Security Solutions Group's P/E ratio is 9.3. … See our latest analysis for Croma Security Solutions Group?

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Why We Like Croma Security Solutions Group PLC’s (LON:CSSG) 18% Return On Capital Employed

Specifically, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), since that will give us an insight into how efficiently the business can generate profits from the capital it requires. … Return On Capital Employed (ROCE): What is it? … ROCE measures the amount of pre-tax profits a company can generate from the capital employed in its business.

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Is Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG) Overpaying Its CEO?

Roberto Fiorentino became the CEO of Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG) in 2012. … At the time of writing our data says that Croma Security Solutions Group PLC has a market cap of UK£16m, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of UK£299k. … We looked at a group of companies with market capitalizations under UK£154m, and the median CEO compensation was UK£241k

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Should You Be Excited About Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's (LON:CSSG) 15% Return On Equity?

To keep the lesson grounded in practicality, we'll use ROE to better understand Croma Security Solutions Group PLC (LON:CSSG). … Croma Security Solutions Group has a ROE of 15%, based on the last twelve months. … View our latest analysis for Croma Security Solutions Group?

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Company Info

Description

Croma Security Solutions Group PLC provides various security services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through four segments: Croma Vigilant, Croma Security Systems, Croma Locksmiths, and Croma Biometrics. It offers manned guarding and asset protection services; CCTV security, fire, and alarm systems; identity management and access control solutions; and locksmith keys, locks, and safes. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Whiteley, the United Kingdom.

Details
Name: Croma Security Solutions Group PLC
CSSG
Exchange: AIM
Founded: 1996
£15,647,610
14,902,486
Website: http://www.cssgplc.com
Address: Croma Security Solutions Group PLC
Unit 7 & 8,
Fulcrum 4,
Whiteley,
Hampshire, PO15 7FT,
United Kingdom
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
AIM CSSG Ordinary Shares London Stock Exchange AIM Market GB GBP 21. Jul 2000
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
978
Croma Security Solutions Group employees.
Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Tech
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/05/18 20:42
End of day share price update: 2019/05/17 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2017/11/03
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/25
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/06/30


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.