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.
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Very undervalued with moderate growth potential.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ESL underperformed the UK Transportation industry which returned 3.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ESL underperformed the UK Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Eddie Stobart Logistics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Eddie Stobart Logistics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ESL (£0.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ESL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ESL is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.4x) compared to the Transportation industry average (8.2x).
PE vs Market: ESL is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.4x) compared to the UK market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ESL is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ESL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the GB Transportation industry average (1.8x).
How is Eddie Stobart Logistics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ESL's forecast earnings growth (17.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: ESL's earnings (17.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (11.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ESL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ESL's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ESL's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ESL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Eddie Stobart Logistics performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ESL has a large one-off loss of £8.3M impacting its November 30 2018 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ESL's current net profit margins (1.9%) are higher than last year (0.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if ESL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare ESL's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ESL earnings growth over the past year (313.3%) exceeded the Transportation industry 14.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ESL's Return on Equity (6.9%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Eddie Stobart Logistics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ESL's short term assets (£239.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£216.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ESL's short term assets (£239.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (£173.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ESL's debt to equity ratio (65.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ESL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ESL's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: ESL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: ESL has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ESL's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.5x debt).
What is Eddie Stobart Logistics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: ESL's dividend (105%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.83%).
High Dividend: ESL's dividend (105%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.95%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ESL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ESL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (142.3%), ESL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ESL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (53.2% payout ratio).
What is the CEO of Eddie Stobart Logistics's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average board tenure
Eddie Stobart Logistics has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Board Age and Tenure
Experienced Board: ESL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Member of the Board of Directors
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 13.2%.
Ba Milt Court (58yo)
Chief Information Officer
Dave Pickering (46yo)
Chief Operating Officer of Transport Operations
Managing Director – The Pallet Network
Angelina Miley (41yo)
Human Resource Director
Legal Director & Company Secretary
Managing Director of Logistics People
Managing Director Europe
Managing Director of Speedy Freight
Special Operations Director
Christopher Casey (64yo)
- Tenure: 2.8yrs
- Compensation: UK£70.00k
Stephen Harley (67yo)
- Tenure: 2.8yrs
- Compensation: UK£60.00k
Sébastien Desreumaux (47yo)
- Tenure: 0.2yrs
Eddie Stobart Logistics plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Eddie Stobart Logistics plc
- Ticker: ESL
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1970
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£22.659m
- Shares outstanding: 377.66m
- Website: https://www.eddiestobart.com
Number of Employees
- Eddie Stobart Logistics plc
- Stretton Green Distribution Park
- Langford Way
- WA4 4TQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ESL||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Apr 2017|
|9ES||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2017|
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 Road Transport, Contract Logistics and Warehousing, and EU Transport segments. The company offers road transportation services through a fleet of trucks and trailers; and contract logistics and warehousing services, and shipping container services. It also provides courier and express freight services; rail freight services; pallet distribution services; and recruitment services for the logistics sector. The company primarily serves manufacturing, industrial and bulk, e-commerce, retail, and consumer sectors. The company was formerly known as Greenwhitestar UK plc and changed its name to Eddie Stobart Logistics plc in April 2017. Eddie Stobart Logistics plc was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Warrington, the United Kingdom.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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