Dart Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in leisure travel, and distribution and logistics businesses in the United Kingdom.
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Adequate balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Dart Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DTG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DTG exceeded the UK Airlines industry which returned -22.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DTG exceeded the UK Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Dart Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Selling Dart Group PLC (LON:DTG) Stock?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is Dart Group's (LON:DTG) P/E Ratio After Its Share Price Tanked?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDo Dart Group PLC’s (LON:DTG) Returns On Capital Employed Make The Cut?
Is Dart Group 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: DTG (£10.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£8.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DTG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DTG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the Airlines industry average (9.4x).
PE vs Market: DTG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.8x) compared to the UK market (15x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DTG's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DTG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the GB Airlines industry average (1.1x).
How is Dart Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DTG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-17.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: DTG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-17.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DTG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DTG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DTG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DTG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Dart Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DTG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DTG's current net profit margins (4.3%) are lower than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DTG's earnings have grown significantly by 24.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DTG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DTG had negative earnings growth (-24.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Airlines industry average (-17%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DTG's Return on Equity (17.4%) is considered low.
How is Dart Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DTG's short term assets (£1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (£1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: DTG's short term assets (£1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (£1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DTG's debt to equity ratio (112.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DTG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.9% to 112.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DTG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (52%).
Interest Coverage: DTG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.4x coverage).
What is Dart Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DTG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DTG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DTG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DTG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DTG is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DTG'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
Philip Meeson (71yo)
Mr. Philip H. Meeson serves as the Group Chairman and Chief Executive of Dart Group Plc. Mr. Meeson serves as the Chief Executive of Channel Express (Air Services) Limited. He has been an Executive Officer ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Philip's total compensation ($USD619.40K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Philip's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman & CEO||no data||UK£487.00k||26.88% £481.4m|
|Group CFO||7yrs||UK£1.08m||0.035% £634.9k|
|Executive Director||7yrs||UK£1.15m||0.13% £2.3m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||1.75yrs||UK£28.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||11.08yrs||UK£61.00k||0.11% £2.0m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: DTG's board of directors are considered experienced (7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DTG 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 20.1%.
Dart Group PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dart Group PLC
- Ticker: DTG
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1971
- Industry: Airlines
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£1.790b
- Shares outstanding: 178.69m
- Website: https://www.dartgroup.co.uk
Number of Employees
- Dart Group PLC
- Low Fare Finder House
- Leeds Bradford International Airport
- West Yorkshire
- LS19 7TU
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DTG||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|DRTG.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|DG1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
Dart Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in leisure travel, and distribution and logistics businesses in the United Kingdom. The company operates scheduled holiday flights to leisure destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands, and European Leisure Cities. It is also involved in package holiday, passenger aircraft, charter aircraft, non-ticket retail, and warehousing and distribution activities. The company operates through a fleet of 100 aircraft. In addition, it distributes fresh produce, and temperature-controlled and ambient products, as well as provides storage, case-level picking, and packing services to retailers, processors, growers, and importers. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Leeds, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/05 21:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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