AIM:NAR

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Executive Summary

Northamber plc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes computers, peripheral equipment, and related services to resellers in the United Kingdom.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Northamber's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NAR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

NAR

0.09%

GB Electronic

0.1%

GB Market


1 Year Return

41.3%

NAR

3.8%

GB Electronic

-15.3%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: NAR exceeded the UK Electronic industry which returned 3.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NAR exceeded the UK Market which returned -15.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

NARIndustryMarket
7 Day0%0.09%0.1%
30 Day0%-0.7%-2.7%
90 Day21.5%20.4%16.9%
1 Year42.8%41.3%4.8%3.8%-11.4%-15.3%
3 Year105.0%100.0%45.5%39.8%-3.4%-15.2%
5 Year83.3%75.7%107.6%92.2%15.4%-10.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Northamber's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Northamber undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.2x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NAR (£0.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NAR is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.2x) compared to the Electronic industry average (15.3x).

PE vs Market: NAR is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.2x) compared to the UK market (14.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NAR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NAR is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the GB Electronic industry average (2.1x).


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Future Growth

How is Northamber forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

8.5%

Forecasted Tech industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Northamber has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Northamber performed over the past 5 years?

56.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NAR has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NAR became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NAR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 56.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: NAR has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: NAR has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (6.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: NAR's Return on Equity (32.4%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Northamber's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NAR's short term assets (£27.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£7.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: NAR has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NAR is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NAR has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NAR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: NAR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Northamber current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.92%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NAR's dividend (0.92%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2%).

High Dividend: NAR's dividend (0.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.6%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: NAR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: NAR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: NAR is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of NAR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Northamber has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Henry
Operations Director & Executive Director8.42yrsUK£87.00kno data
Alexander Phillips
Executive Director & Commercial Director0.42yrno data0.12% £21.2k
Geoffrey Walters
Acting Independent Chairman0.58yrUK£20.00kno data
Colin Thompson
Non-Executive Director1.42yrsUK£7.00k0.053% £9.4k

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: NAR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Northamber plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Northamber plc
  • Ticker: NAR
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: UK£17.701m
  • Shares outstanding: 27.23m
  • Website: https://www.northamber.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Northamber plc
  • Namber House
  • 23 Davis Road
  • Chessington
  • Surrey
  • KT9 1HS
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NARAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

Northamber plc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes computers, peripheral equipment, and related services to resellers in the United Kingdom. The company sells tablets, computer accessories, mice and keyboards, monitors, PCs, tablets, and VDI terminals; hard disks, SSDs, and memory and optical storage products; and visual accessories, AV accessories, large format visual solutions, digital signage products, and projectors. It also provides camera, color inkjet, color laser, labelling and barcoding, mono laser, scanner, and other print and imaging products, as well as printer consumables, scanning software, and scanner services; and add on cards, cases and PSU’s, cooling and fans, CPU’s, gaming peripherals, graphics cards, mother boards, multimedia and other products, and USB products. In addition, the company offers cables and cable accessories; backup and UPS accessories and services; cabinets, KVMS, servers, and enterprise software, as well as vendor and other services; and networking, physical security, and other security products. Further, it provides cloud, design and publishing, desktop, licensing, security, server, and speech software; EPoS and other services; and audio, conference phone, and home control products. The company also exports its products to the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, and members of the European Union. Northamber plc was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Chessington, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/04 21:04
End of Day Share Price2020/07/03 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.