AIM:CSSG

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Croma Security Solutions Group

Executive Summary

Croma Security Solutions Group PLC provides various security services in the United Kingdom.

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Fundamentals

Solid track record and fair value.

Risks

  • Croma Security Solutions Group's last earnings update was 206 days ago.
  • Croma Security Solutions Group is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

How has Croma Security Solutions Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.1%

CSSG

-0.4%

GB Electronic

0.05%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-15.2%

CSSG

1.8%

GB Electronic

-0.7%

GB Market

CSSG underperformed the Electronic industry which returned 1.8% over the past year.

CSSG underperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned -0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CSSGIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.1%-0.4%0.05%
30 Day5.5%4.7%3.5%
90 Day-8.9%-2.0%-0.1%
1 Year-13.7%-15.2%3.5%1.8%4.1%-0.7%
3 Year184.5%174.6%61.2%54.1%21.2%6.7%
5 Year93.2%83.6%119.4%101.0%31.5%3.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Croma Security Solutions Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

8.5x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Croma Security Solutions Group's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Croma Security Solutions Group's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

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

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

Croma Security Solutions Group is good value based on assets compared to the GB Electronic industry average.


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Future Growth

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

6.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Croma Security Solutions Group is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings are expected to grow by 6.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

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.

Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings growth is positive but not above the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average.

Croma Security Solutions Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 1.2%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

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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Past Performance

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

47.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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 -1%).


Return on Equity

Croma Security Solutions Group has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Croma Security Solutions Group used its assets more efficiently than the GB Electronic industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

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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Financial Health

How is Croma Security Solutions Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Unable to establish if Croma Security Solutions Group's level of debt is high without past debt data.

Unable to establish if Croma Security Solutions Group's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.

Operating cash flow is negative therefore debt is not well covered.

Croma Security Solutions Group has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are -207.3x debt.


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Dividend

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

2.31%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Croma Security Solutions Group's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2.02%).

Croma Security Solutions Group's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (5.49%).

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 5 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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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Management

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

7.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Roberto Fiorentino (55yo)

7.5yrs

Tenure

UK£299,000

Compensation

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 Lt ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Roberto's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Roberto's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

7.5yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

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.


Board Age and Tenure

7.5yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Croma Security Solutions Group board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • David Bretel

    Managing Director of Croma Defence Systems Limited

    • Tenure: 12.1yrs
    • Compensation: UK£93.77k
  • Sebastian Morley (50yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: UK£267.00k
  • Paul Williamson (49yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£245.00k
  • Roberto Fiorentino (55yo)

    Group CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: UK£299.00k
  • Richard Juett (55yo)

    Finance Director & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£90.00k

Board Members

  • Nick Hewson (61yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: UK£26.00k
  • Sebastian Morley (50yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: UK£267.00k
  • Paul Williamson (49yo)

    Executive Director

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£245.00k
  • Roberto Fiorentino (55yo)

    Group CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: UK£299.00k
  • Charles McMicking (53yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: UK£25.00k
  • Richard Juett (55yo)

    Finance Director & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: UK£90.00k

Company Information

Croma Security Solutions Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Croma Security Solutions Group PLC
  • Ticker: CSSG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: UK£12.891m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.90m
  • Website: https://www.cssgplc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Croma Security Solutions Group PLC
  • Unit 7 & 8
  • Fulcrum 4
  • Whiteley
  • Hampshire
  • PO15 7FT
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CSSGAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2000

Biography

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  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/19 20:38
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.