Rotala PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides bus services in the United Kingdom. More Details
Slightly overvalued with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Rotala's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ROL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ROL underperformed the UK Transportation industry which returned -51.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ROL underperformed the UK Market which returned -19.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Rotala's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of Rotala PLC (LON:ROL)
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3 months ago | Simply Wall StRotala PLC (LON:ROL) Doing What It Can To Lift Shares
Is Rotala 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: ROL (£0.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ROL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ROL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: ROL 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 ROL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ROL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the GB Transportation industry average (0.6x).
How is Rotala forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Rotala 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of ROL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Rotala competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Transportation industry.
How has Rotala performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ROL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ROL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ROL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ROL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ROL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-25.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ROL has a negative Return on Equity (-8.47%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Rotala's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ROL's short term assets (£25.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£35.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: ROL's short term assets (£25.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£26.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ROL's debt to equity ratio (87.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ROL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.6% to 87.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ROL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.2%).
Interest Coverage: ROL is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Rotala current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ROL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ROL'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 ROL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ROL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ROL is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ROL'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
Simon Dunn (44 yo)
Mr. Simon Lee Dunn serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Rotala PLC and served as its Managing Director. Mr. Dunn worked in the transport industry all of his working life and has been working for the Fl ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD412.84K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD351.39K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Executive Director||no data||UK£318.00k||3.43% |
|Group Finance Director||15.67yrs||UK£116.00k||1.18% |
|Executive Director & MD - North West||no data||UK£195.00k||3.09% |
|Non-Executive Deputy Chairman||3.75yrs||UK£40.00k||1.39% |
|Non-Executive Chairman||no data||UK£80.00k||11.28% |
|Non-Executive Director||3.17yrs||UK£32.00k||6.36% |
Experienced Board: ROL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ROL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Rotala PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Rotala PLC
- Ticker: ROL
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£10.018m
- Shares outstanding: 50.09m
- Website: https://www.rotalaplc.com
Number of Employees
- Rotala PLC
- Hallbridge Way
- Tipton Road
- West Midlands
- B69 3HW
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ROL||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2005|
Rotala PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides bus services in the United Kingdom. The company operates commercial and subsidized bus routes for businesses, local authorities, and public and private ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/28 21:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/28 00:00|
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