Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom. More Details
High growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Stagecoach Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SGC underperformed the UK Transportation industry which returned 37.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SGC exceeded the UK Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Stagecoach Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StReflecting on Stagecoach Group's (LON:SGC) Share Price Returns Over The Last Five Years
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3 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat You Need To Know About Stagecoach Group plc's (LON:SGC) Investor Composition
Is Stagecoach Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SGC (£0.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SGC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SGC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Transportation industry average.
PE vs Market: SGC 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 SGC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SGC has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the GB Transportation industry average.
How is Stagecoach Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SGC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SGC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SGC's revenue (14.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SGC's revenue (14.5% 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 (2022.4%).
How has Stagecoach Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SGC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SGC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SGC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SGC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SGC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-24.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SGC's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Stagecoach Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SGC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: SGC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SGC has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: SGC's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Debt Coverage: SGC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.6%).
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 (54 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 ($USD1.34M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD960.21K).
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 (8.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SGC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SGC insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stagecoach Group plc
- Ticker: SGC
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: UK£488.619m
- Shares outstanding: 550.87m
- Website: https://www.stagecoachgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Stagecoach Group plc
- 10 Dunkeld Road
- PH1 5TW
- United Kingdom
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 U...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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