GLO Stock Overview
ContourGlobal plc acquires, develops, and operates wholesale power generation businesses.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£2.53|
|52 Week High||UK£2.60|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.72|
|1 Month Change||32.20%|
|3 Month Change||37.98%|
|1 Year Change||31.10%|
|3 Year Change||32.48%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||1.00%|
Recent News & Updates
|GLO||GB Renewable Energy||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: GLO underperformed the UK Renewable Energy industry which returned 55.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GLO exceeded the UK Market which returned -2.8% over the past year.
|GLO Average Weekly Movement||10.0%|
|Renewable Energy Industry Average Movement||6.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: GLO is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GLO's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
About the Company
ContourGlobal plc acquires, develops, and operates wholesale power generation businesses. The company generates 1,808 MW of renewable electricity from hydro, solar, wind, and biogas; and 2,509 MW of thermal electricity from gas, coal, and oil. It operates a portfolio of 138 thermal and renewable power plants.
ContourGlobal Fundamentals Summary
|GLO fundamental statistics|
Is GLO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GLO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.73b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Aug 10, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.12|
|Net Profit Margin||3.64%|
How did GLO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does GLO pay a reliable dividends?See GLO dividend history and benchmarks
|ContourGlobal dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 26 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 10 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||14 days|
Does GLO pay a reliable dividends?See GLO dividend history and benchmarks
Is ContourGlobal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GLO (£2.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£8.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GLO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GLO is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.6x) compared to the European Renewable Energy industry average (28.8x).
PE vs Market: GLO is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.6x) compared to the UK market (15.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GLO's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GLO is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (10x) compared to the GB Renewable Energy industry average (0.8x).
How is ContourGlobal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GLO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: GLO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GLO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GLO's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GLO's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GLO's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (56%).
How has ContourGlobal performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GLO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GLO's current net profit margins (3.6%) are higher than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GLO's earnings have declined by 2.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GLO's earnings growth over the past year (389.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-2.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GLO earnings growth over the past year (389.4%) exceeded the Renewable Energy industry 36.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst GLO's Return on Equity (21.51%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is ContourGlobal's financial position?
Financial Health Score0/6
Financial Health Score 0/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GLO's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: GLO's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GLO's net debt to equity ratio (1044.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GLO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 582.2% to 1144.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GLO's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.1%).
Interest Coverage: GLO's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is ContourGlobal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GLO's dividend (5.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.82%).
High Dividend: GLO's dividend (5.33%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.78%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, GLO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GLO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (149.7%), GLO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (16.1%), GLO's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joe Brandt (55 yo)
Mr. Joseph C. Brandt, also known as Joe, has been Chief Executive Officer and President of ContourGlobal LP (formerly known as ContourGlobal plc) since 2005. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and Presid...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD1.89M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GLO's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GLO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
ContourGlobal plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ContourGlobal plc
- Ticker: GLO
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: UK£1.680b
- Shares outstanding: 656.14m
- Website: https://www.contourglobal.com
Number of Employees
- ContourGlobal plc
- 55 Baker Street
- 5th Floor
- Greater London
- W1U 8EW
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/26 00:00|
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.