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Executive Summary

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc provides logistics, distribution, and warehousing services for a range of service sectors and industrial clients in the United Kingdom and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Eddie Stobart Logistics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ESL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-10.0%

ESL

-1.4%

GB Transportation

-1.9%

GB Market


1 Year Return

n/a

ESL

-50.6%

GB Transportation

-16.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ESL performed against the UK Transportation industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ESL performed against the UK Market.


Shareholder returns

ESLIndustryMarket
7 Day-10.0%-1.4%-1.9%
30 Day-0.7%2.9%0.7%
90 Day-12.2%4.2%-4.8%
1 Yearn/a-48.7%-50.6%-13.0%-16.2%
3 Year-94.9%-95.4%-42.3%-49.2%-9.4%-20.6%
5 Yearn/a-19.7%-32.5%13.5%-12.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Eddie Stobart Logistics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.92x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ESL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ESL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ESL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Transportation industry average.

PE vs Market: ESL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ESL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Transportation industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

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

44.7%

Forecasted Transportation 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 Eddie Stobart Logistics 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 Eddie Stobart Logistics performed over the past 5 years?

-81.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ESL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ESL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ESL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 81.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ESL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ESL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-25.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ESL has a negative Return on Equity (-167.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Eddie Stobart Logistics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ESL's short term assets (£445.0K) do not cover its short term liabilities (£860.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: ESL has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ESL is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ESL has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 231.1%.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: ESL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: ESL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 66% each year


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Dividend

What is Eddie Stobart Logistics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ESL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ESL'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 ESL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ESL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ESL'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?

0.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Eddie Stobart Logistics has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Adrian John Collins
Independent Non Executive Chairman0.50yrno datano data
Stephen Harley
Independent Non-Executive Director3.5yrsUK£61.00k0.0079%
£ 2.1k
Saki Riffner
Non-Executive Director0.67yrno data0.30%
£ 79.7k

0.7yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Board: ESL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.7 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

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Eddie Stobart Logistics plc
  • Ticker: ESL
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: UK£26.908m
  • Shares outstanding: 377.66m
  • Website: https://www.eddiestobart.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Eddie Stobart Logistics plc
  • Stretton Green Distribution Park
  • Langford Way
  • Warrington
  • Cheshire
  • WA4 4TQ
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ESLAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPApr 2017
9ESBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURApr 2017
ESLG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDApr 2017

Biography

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc provides logistics, distribution, and warehousing services for a range of service sectors and industrial clients in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through G ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 21:50
End of Day Share Price2020/10/21 00:00
Earnings2020/05/31
Annual Earnings2019/11/30


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.