Donegal Investment Group plc engages in the development, purchase, and sale of seed potatoes.
Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Donegal Investment Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DQ7A has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DQ7A exceeded the Irish Food industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DQ7A underperformed the Irish Market which returned 18.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Donegal Investment Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Donegal Investment 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: DQ7A (€13) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€4.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DQ7A is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DQ7A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.6x) compared to the XE Food industry average (19.4x).
PE vs Market: DQ7A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.6x) compared to the Irish market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DQ7A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DQ7A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the XE Food industry average (1.1x).
How is Donegal Investment Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Donegal Investment Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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- Examine Donegal Investment Group's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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How has Donegal Investment Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DQ7A has a large one-off loss of €450.0K impacting its February 29 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: DQ7A's current net profit margins (4.2%) are lower than last year (5.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DQ7A's earnings have grown significantly by 22% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DQ7A's earnings growth over the past year (65.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (22% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DQ7A earnings growth over the past year (65.3%) exceeded the Food industry -2.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DQ7A's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.
How is Donegal Investment Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DQ7A's short term assets (€28.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€11.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: DQ7A's short term assets (€28.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€836.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DQ7A's debt to equity ratio (0.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: DQ7A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 23.6% to 0.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DQ7A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2764.8%).
Interest Coverage: DQ7A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (27.4x coverage).
What is Donegal Investment Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DQ7A's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DQ7A'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 DQ7A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DQ7A's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DQ7A is not paying a notable dividend for the Irish market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DQ7A'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 board tenure
Ian Ireland (58 yo)
Mr. Ian Ireland, BSC, MBA serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Donegal Investment Group plc (alternate name: Donegal Creameries Plc) and has been its Managing Director since January 2005. Mr. Ireland s ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ian's total compensation ($USD657.28K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Irish market ($USD323.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, MD & Executive Director||no data||€557.37k||2.6% |
|Vice Chairman||no data||€19.87k||0.82% |
|Finance Director||5.08yrs||€184.65k||no data|
|Executive Director||7yrs||€18.30k||0.44% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||14.08yrs||€45.21k||2.58% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.08yrs||€14.39k||0.46% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.17yrs||€13.14k||0.23% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.42yrs||€17.05k||0.32% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||16.08yrs||€15.54k||0.085% |
Experienced Board: DQ7A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 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.
Donegal Investment Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Donegal Investment Group plc
- Ticker: DQ7A
- Exchange: ISE
- Founded: 1898
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: €46.737m
- Shares outstanding: 3.60m
- Website: https://www.donegaligroup.com
Number of Employees
- Donegal Investment Group plc
- Co. Donegal
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DQ7A||ISE (Irish Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IE||EUR||Dec 1997|
Donegal Investment Group plc engages in the development, purchase, and sale of seed potatoes. The company is also involved in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of dairy products; and rental and sale ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/14 10:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/13 00:00|
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