Gamma Communications plc provides communications and software services for business in the United Kingdom and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Gamma Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GAMA is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GAMA's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GAMA exceeded the UK Telecom industry which returned -28.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GAMA exceeded the UK Market which returned -10.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gamma Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Gamma Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GAMA (£16.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£14.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GAMA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GAMA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41x) compared to the XE Telecom industry average (20.7x).
PE vs Market: GAMA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41x) compared to the UK market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GAMA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GAMA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9x) compared to the GB Telecom industry average (2.7x).
How is Gamma Communications 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: GAMA's forecast earnings growth (7.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GAMA's earnings (7.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (27.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GAMA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GAMA's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GAMA'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: GAMA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23.6%)
How has Gamma Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GAMA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GAMA's current net profit margins (10.7%) are lower than last year (11.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GAMA's earnings have grown by 19.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GAMA's earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) is below its 5-year average (19.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GAMA earnings growth over the past year (8.8%) underperformed the Telecom industry 9.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GAMA's Return on Equity (21.9%) is considered high.
How is Gamma Communications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GAMA's short term assets (£139.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£78.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: GAMA's short term assets (£139.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (£29.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GAMA's debt to equity ratio (2.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if GAMA's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GAMA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1210.5%).
Interest Coverage: GAMA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (169.7x coverage).
What is Gamma Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GAMA's dividend (0.65%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.72%).
High Dividend: GAMA's dividend (0.65%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.94%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GAMA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GAMA 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: GAMA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GAMA'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 board tenure
Gamma Communications has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|CFO & Executive Director||6.08yrs||UK£981.00k||0.24% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.58yrs||UK£34.00k||0.0010% |
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||UK£45.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||no data||UK£100.00k||0.056% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||UK£60.00k||0.014% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||UK£53.00k||0.014% |
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||6.42yrs||UK£45.00k||0.52% |
|Independent Non Executive Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GAMA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GAMA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Gamma Communications plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gamma Communications plc
- Ticker: GAMA
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: UK£1.536b
- Shares outstanding: 95.38m
- Website: https://www.gamma.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Gamma Communications plc
- Kings House
- Kings Road West
- RG14 5BY
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GAMA||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||New Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 2014|
|6GC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
|GAMC.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||New Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Oct 2014|
Gamma Communications plc provides communications and software services for business in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers strategic services, such as collaboration, cloud PBX, SIP trunking, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/28 19:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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