Greencoat UK Wind PLC specializes in renewables infrastructure investments in energy, wind generation assets and onshore and offshore wind farm projects with a capacity of over 10 megawatt. More Details
Share Price & News
How has Greencoat UK Wind's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UKW has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Renewable Energy
1 Year Return
GB Renewable Energy
Return vs Industry: UKW underperformed the UK Renewable Energy industry which returned 2.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UKW exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Greencoat UK Wind's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Greencoat UK Wind 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: UKW (£1.35) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£1.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UKW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UKW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.7x) compared to the XE Renewable Energy industry average (27.7x).
PE vs Market: UKW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.7x) compared to the UK market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: UKW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UKW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Renewable Energy industry average (0.9x).
How is Greencoat UK Wind forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UKW's forecast earnings growth (14% per year) is above the savings rate (1.2%).
Earnings vs Market: UKW's earnings (14% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (24.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: UKW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: UKW's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UKW's revenue (14.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if UKW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Greencoat UK Wind performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UKW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UKW's current net profit margins (57.9%) are lower than last year (79.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UKW's earnings have grown significantly by 22.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UKW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: UKW had negative earnings growth (-62.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Renewable Energy industry average (20%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UKW's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.
How is Greencoat UK Wind's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UKW's short term assets (£29.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£3.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: UKW's short term assets (£29.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£627.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UKW's debt to equity ratio (34.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: UKW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.9% to 34.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UKW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.9%).
Interest Coverage: UKW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.2x coverage).
What is Greencoat UK Wind current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UKW's dividend (5.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.83%).
High Dividend: UKW's dividend (5.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.36%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, UKW has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UKW's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (180.4%), UKW'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Tim Ingram (73 yo)
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|Non-Executive Director and Board Member||5.58yrs||no data||0.0054% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.83yrs||no data||0.0064% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: UKW's board of directors are considered experienced (7.5 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 20.2%.
Greencoat UK Wind PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Greencoat UK Wind PLC
- Ticker: UKW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Renewable Electricity
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: UK£2.462b
- Shares outstanding: 1.82b
- Website: https://www.greencoat-ukwind.com
- Greencoat UK Wind PLC
- The Peak
- 5 Wilton Road
- Greater London
- SW1V 1AN
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UKW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2013|
|3GC||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2013|
|UKWl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Mar 2013|
Greencoat UK Wind PLC specializes in renewables infrastructure investments in energy, wind generation assets and onshore and offshore wind farm projects with a capacity of over 10 megawatt. For offshore wi ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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