Kingspan Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides insulation and building envelope solutions in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, and internationally. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Kingspan Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KRX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Irish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KRX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: KRX underperformed the Irish Building industry which returned 53.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KRX exceeded the Irish Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kingspan Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Kingspan Group plc's (ISE:KRX) Shareholder Ownership Skewed Towards Insiders?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StKingspan Group (ISE:KRX) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Strong Financial Prospects The Force That Is Driving The Momentum In Kingspan Group plc's ISE:KRX) Stock?
Is Kingspan Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KRX (€89.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€65.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KRX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KRX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43.5x) compared to the European Building industry average (24x).
PE vs Market: KRX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (43.5x) compared to the Irish market (28.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KRX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KRX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.9x) compared to the XE Building industry average (2.9x).
How is Kingspan Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KRX's forecast earnings growth (10.8% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: KRX's earnings (10.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Irish market (33.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KRX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: KRX's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Irish market (10.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KRX's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KRX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.4%).
How has Kingspan Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KRX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KRX's current net profit margins (8.2%) are higher than last year (7.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KRX's earnings have grown by 11.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KRX's earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) is below its 5-year average (11.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KRX earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) underperformed the Building industry 28.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KRX's Return on Equity (16%) is considered low.
How is Kingspan Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KRX's short term assets (€2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: KRX's short term assets (€2.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KRX's debt to equity ratio (66%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KRX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 43.8% to 66% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KRX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.3%).
Interest Coverage: KRX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21.4x coverage).
What is Kingspan Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KRX's dividend (0.23%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Irish market (1.36%).
High Dividend: KRX's dividend (0.23%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Irish market (4.14%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KRX is not paying a notable dividend for the Irish market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: KRX is not paying a notable dividend for the Irish market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KRX is not paying a notable dividend for the Irish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KRX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Irish market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gene Murtagh (49 yo)
Mr. Gene M. Murtagh has been the Chief Executive Officer of Kingspan Group PLC since January 2005. Mr. Murtagh served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kingspan Group plc from 2003 to 2005. He served as th...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gene's total compensation ($USD3.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Irish market ($USD5.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gene's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KRX's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: KRX's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kingspan Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kingspan Group plc
- Ticker: KRX
- Exchange: ISE
- Founded: 1965
- Industry: Building Products
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: €16.229b
- Shares outstanding: 181.21m
- Website: https://www.kingspan.com
Number of Employees
- Kingspan Group plc
- Dublin Road
- Co. Cavan
- A82 XY31
Kingspan Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides insulation and building envelope solutions in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Americas, and internationally. It...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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