PG Stock Overview
PG p.l.c. engages in the supermarket, real estate, and fashion business activities in Malta.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||€2.30|
|52 Week High||€2.52|
|52 Week Low||€2.16|
|1 Month Change||2.68%|
|3 Month Change||1.77%|
|1 Year Change||9.52%|
|3 Year Change||39.39%|
|5 Year Change||81.10%|
|Change since IPO||91.67%|
Recent News & Updates
|PG||MT Consumer Retailing||MT Market|
Return vs Industry: PG exceeded the MT Consumer Retailing industry which returned -9.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PG exceeded the MT Market which returned -5.4% over the past year.
|PG Average Weekly Movement||n/a|
|Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement||5.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MT Market||12.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MT Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine PG's volatility over the past 3 months.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine PG's volatility change over the past year.
About the Company
PG p.l.c. engages in the supermarket, real estate, and fashion business activities in Malta. The company is involved in the retailing of food, household goods, and other ancillary products through the PAVI Shopping Complex and PAMA Shopping Village; and operation of franchise stores for clothing under the Zara name and household goods under the Zara Home name. It also leases various retail outlets within PAVI Shopping Complex and PAMA Shopping Village to third parties.
PG Fundamentals Summary
|PG fundamental statistics|
Is PG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||€117.86m|
Last Reported Earnings
Oct 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||8.33%|
How did PG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is PG undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PG (€2.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€2.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the European Consumer Retailing industry average (14.3x).
PE vs Market: PG is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.4x) compared to the MT market (24.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the XE Consumer Retailing industry average (1.9x).
How is PG forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Consumer Retailing 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 PG 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has PG performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PG's current net profit margins (8.3%) are higher than last year (7.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PG's earnings have grown by 9.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PG's earnings growth over the past year (22.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (9.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PG earnings growth over the past year (22.5%) underperformed the Consumer Retailing industry 25%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PG's Return on Equity (22.3%) is considered high.
How is PG's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PG's short term assets (€26.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€31.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: PG's short term assets (€26.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (€27.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PG's net debt to equity ratio (37.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 102.6% to 52.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (55.1%).
Interest Coverage: PG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.5x coverage).
What is PG current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PG's dividend (2.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MT market (2.48%).
High Dividend: PG's dividend (2.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MT market (5.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: PG'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 (99.4%), PG's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (49.8%), PG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Charles Borg (59 yo)
Mr. Charles Borg, FCIB, MA (Fin Serv), BA (Banking & Finance) is the Chairman of the Board at 1923 Investments plc. He serves as Group Chief Executive Officer at PG p.l.c. and has been its Executive Direct...
Experienced Management: PG's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PG p.l.c.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PG p.l.c.
- Ticker: PG
- Exchange: MTSE
- Founded: 2016
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Implied Market Cap: €248.400m
- Shares outstanding: 108.00m
- Website: https://www.pggroup.com.mt
Number of Employees
- PG p.l.c.
- PAMA Shopping Village
- Valletta Road
- MST 9017
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/10 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.