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Executive Summary

Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, offers maritime and logistics services in Brazil. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has Ocean Wilsons Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: OCN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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GB Market

Return vs Industry: OCN exceeded the UK Infrastructure industry which returned -31.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OCN underperformed the UK Market which returned -16.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.8%2.6%-0.3%
30 Day-3.1%4.9%0.7%
90 Day-10.1%5.4%-3.4%
1 Year-20.9%-23.8%-21.1%-31.2%-13.4%-16.6%
3 Year-37.2%-44.9%-21.7%-35.8%-9.6%-20.8%
5 Year6.0%-15.8%25.5%-0.9%14.5%-11.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ocean Wilsons Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Ocean Wilsons Holdings 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: OCN (£6.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£18.53)

Significantly Below Fair Value: OCN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: OCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (297.6x) compared to the XE Infrastructure industry average (18.4x).

PE vs Market: OCN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (297.6x) compared to the UK market (18.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OCN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Infrastructure industry average (1x).

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Future Growth

How is Ocean Wilsons Holdings 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 Ocean Wilsons Holdings 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 Ocean Wilsons Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OCN has a large one-off loss of $14.2M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: OCN's current net profit margins (0.3%) are lower than last year (7.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OCN's earnings have grown by 2.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: OCN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: OCN had negative earnings growth (-96.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Infrastructure industry average (-47.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: OCN's Return on Equity (1.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Ocean Wilsons Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OCN's short term assets ($444.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($124.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: OCN's short term assets ($444.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($482.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OCN's debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: OCN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.9% to 48.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: OCN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38%).

Interest Coverage: OCN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Ocean Wilsons Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: OCN's dividend (3.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).

High Dividend: OCN's dividend (3.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.3%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: OCN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: OCN's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (1091.5%), OCN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Ocean Wilsons Holdings has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Board Members

Keith Middleton
Group Finance Director & Executive Directorno datano data0.085%
$ 187.5k
Andrey Berzins
Senior Independent Directorno datano data0.014%
$ 31.3k
William Salomon
Deputy Chairmanno datano data0.63%
$ 1.4m
Jose Francisco Vieira
Non Executive Chairman21.75yrsno data0.51%
$ 1.1m
Colin Maltby
Independent Non-Executive Director7.75yrsno data0.037%
$ 81.2k
Fiona Beck
Independent Non-Executive Director0.50yrno data0.0085%
$ 18.7k
Christopher Townsend
Non-Executive Director9.17yrsno data11.42%
$ 25.3m
Caroline Foulger
Non-Executive Director0.33yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: OCN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited
  • Ticker: OCN
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Marine Ports and Services
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: UK£221.019m
  • Shares outstanding: 35.36m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited
  • Clarendon House
  • Church Street
  • Hamilton
  • HM DX
  • Bermuda


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
OCNLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 1992


Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, offers maritime and logistics services in Brazil. The company operates in two segments, Maritime Services and Investments. The Maritime Servic ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/22 20:56
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.