The Brink's Company provides secure transportation, cash management, and other security-related services in North America, South America, and internationally. More Details
Moderate growth potential second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Brink's's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BCO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: BCO underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 12.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BCO underperformed the US Market which returned 38.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Brink's's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhy It Might Not Make Sense To Buy The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) For Its Upcoming Dividend
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Brink's (NYSE:BCO) Shares Five Years Ago You'd Have Earned 143% Returns
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWould The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) Be Valuable To Income Investors?
Is Brink's 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: BCO ($76.83) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($39.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (232.8x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (25x).
PE vs Market: BCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (232.8x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BCO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (19.1x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.5x).
How is Brink's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BCO's forecast earnings growth (71.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BCO's earnings (71.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (20.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BCO's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BCO's revenue (8.5% 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 BCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Brink's performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BCO has a large one-off loss of $139.6M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BCO's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (0.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BCO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -4.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BCO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BCO had negative earnings growth (-39.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Commercial Services industry average (-10.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BCO's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.
How is Brink's's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BCO's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($999.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: BCO's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BCO's debt to equity ratio (1178.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BCO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 134.7% to 1178.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BCO's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.3%).
Interest Coverage: BCO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.3x coverage).
What is Brink's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BCO's dividend (0.78%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: BCO's dividend (0.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BCO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BCO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (181.8%), BCO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BCO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (9.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Pertz (66 yo)
Mr. Douglas Allen Pertz, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of The Brink's Company since June 9, 2016. He serves as the President of Mosaic USA Holdings, Inc. Mr. Pertz ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD8.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.97M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP and President of U.S. & Canada||3.33yrs||US$2.21m||0.12% |
|Executive VP & CFO||4.58yrs||US$2.51m||0.18% |
|Senior VP||1.83yrs||US$2.19m||no data|
|Executive VP and President of Latin America & Global Security||6.17yrs||US$1.76m||0.14% |
|Employee Consultant||1.67yrs||US$12.55m||0.24% |
|VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||4.58yrs||no data||0.032% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications||15.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||2.08yrs||no data||0.017% |
|Senior VP of EMEA & Asia and President of Brink’s Global Services||2.08yrs||no data||0.048% |
Experienced Management: BCO's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Chairman & Lead Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$383.82k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||11yrs||US$315.20k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$250.62k||0.052% |
|Independent Director||9.58yrs||US$278.86k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$128.85k||0.0021% |
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$224.98k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$232.48k||0.014% |
Experienced Board: BCO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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.
The Brink's Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Brink's Company
- Ticker: BCO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1859
- Industry: Security and Alarm Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$3.798b
- Shares outstanding: 49.43m
- Website: https://www.brinks.com
Number of Employees
- The Brink's Company
- 1801 Bayberry Court
- PO Box 18100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BCO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|PTY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
The Brink's Company provides secure transportation, cash management, and other security-related services in North America, South America, and internationally. The company offers armored vehicle transportat...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/26 23:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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