Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£0.82|
|52 Week High||UK£0.32|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.11|
|1 Month Change||12.48%|
|3 Month Change||-3.70%|
|1 Year Change||128.80%|
|3 Year Change||-48.10%|
|5 Year Change||-60.43%|
|Change since IPO||34.62%|
Recent News & Updates
These 4 Measures Indicate That Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC) Is Using Debt Extensively
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|SGC||GB Transportation||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: SGC exceeded the UK Transportation industry which returned 69.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SGC exceeded the UK Market which returned 22% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SGC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SGC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: UK Bus (Regional Operations), UK Bus (London), and UK Rail. The company offers bus, coach, rail, and tram services.
Is Stagecoach Group 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: SGC (£0.86) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SGC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.3x) compared to the UK Transportation industry average (18.9x).
PE vs Market: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.3x) compared to the UK market (23.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SGC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SGC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.8x) compared to the GB Transportation industry average (1.2x).
How is Stagecoach Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGC's forecast earnings growth (29.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SGC's earnings (29.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SGC's revenue (12.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SGC's revenue (12.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SGC's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (57.2%).
How has Stagecoach Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SGC has a large one-off gain of £244.0M impacting its May 1 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SGC's current net profit margins (3.6%) are higher than last year (2.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SGC's earnings have declined by 17.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SGC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SGC had negative earnings growth (-11%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Transportation industry average (36.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst SGC's Return on Equity (54.92%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Stagecoach Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SGC's short term assets (£730.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£779.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: SGC's short term assets (£730.7M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£835.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SGC's debt to equity ratio (1383.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SGC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 408.2% to 1383.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SGC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SGC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Stagecoach Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SGC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SGC'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 SGC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SGC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SGC is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SGC'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 management tenure
Martin Griffiths (55 yo)
Mr. Martin Andrew Griffiths, L.L.B. (Hons), C.A., has been the Chief Executive of Stagecoach Group Plc since May 1, 2013. Mr. Griffiths has been an Executive Director at Stagecoach Group Plc since 2000. He...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD1.24M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD974.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SGC's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SGC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Stagecoach Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stagecoach Group plc
- Ticker: SGC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£475.949m
- Shares outstanding: 550.87m
- Website: https://www.stagecoachgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Stagecoach Group plc
- 10 Dunkeld Road
- PH1 5TW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/22 17:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/22 00:00|
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