The Brink's Company provides secure transportation, cash management, and other security-related services in North America, South America, and internationally.
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: BCO underperformed the US Commercial Services industry which returned 19.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BCO underperformed the US Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
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
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Brink's Company Earnings Missed Analyst Estimates: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting Now
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Is Brink's 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: BCO ($84.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($135.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BCO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (153.5x) compared to the Commercial Services industry average (26.9x).
PE vs Market: BCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (153.5x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BCO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (20.4x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.8x).
How is Brink's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BCO's forecast earnings growth (66.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: BCO's earnings (66.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BCO's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BCO's revenue (5.2% 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 $119.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BCO became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BCO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 9.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BCO has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BCO has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-4.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BCO's Return on Equity (15.4%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Brink's's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BCO's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($827.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: BCO's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BCO's debt to equity ratio (746.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BCO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 98.7% to 746.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BCO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.8%).
Interest Coverage: BCO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
Inventory Level: BCO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BCO's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.7x debt).
What is Brink's's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: BCO's dividend (0.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).
High Dividend: BCO's dividend (0.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BCO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: BCO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BCO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BCO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Pertz (65yo)
Mr. Douglas Allen Pertz, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of The Brink's Company since June 9, 2016. He serves as the President of Mosaic USA Holdings, Inc. Mr. Pertz ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD10.36M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.6yrs||US$2.64m||0.13% $5.7m|
|Executive VP||5.2yrs||US$1.67m||0.13% $5.3m|
|Employee Consultant||0.7yrs||US$2.51m||0.066% $2.8m|
|Senior VP and President||2.3yrs||no data||0.088% $3.7m|
|Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||0yrs||no data||0.0072% $302.5k|
|Executive VP||3.6yrs||no data||0.020% $833.7k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications||14.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & General Counsel||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||1.2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BCO's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|Non-Executive Chairman & Lead Independent Director||3.8yrs||US$381.92k||0.017% $710.5k|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$279.15k||0.0084% $354.2k|
|Independent Director||10yrs||US$207.75k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.1yrs||US$246.90k||0.042% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||8.6yrs||US$242.70k||0.014% $568.7k|
|Independent Director||0.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.1yrs||US$233.51k||0.022% $931.8k|
|Independent Director||6.1yrs||US$223.18k||0.011% $443.8k|
Experienced Board: BCO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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$4.207b
- Shares outstanding: 50.02m
- 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 cash-in-transit services, including armored vehicle transportation of valuables; automated teller machine (ATM) services, such as cash replenishment, replenishment forecasting, cash optimization, ATM remote monitoring, service call dispatching, transaction processing, installation, and first and second line maintenance; and network infrastructure services. It also provides transportation services for valued commodities, such as diamonds, jewelry, precious metals, securities, currency, high-tech devices, electronics, and pharmaceuticals; and cash management services comprising money processing, deploying and servicing intelligent safes and safe control devices, and check imaging, as well as cashier balancing, counterfeit detection, account consolidation, and electronic reporting services. In addition, the company offers payment services that include bill payment processing, mobile phone top-up, and prepaid cards; and commercial security system services, which comprise security system design and installation services that include alarms, motion detectors, closed-circuit televisions, and digital video recorders, as well as access control systems comprising card and biometric readers, electronic locks, and turnstiles. Further, it provides monitoring services after systems have been installed; and security and guarding services to protect airports, offices, warehouses, stores, and public venues. The company serves banks and financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers, and other commercial operations. The company was formerly known as The Pittston Company and changed its name to The Brink's Company in May 2003. The Brink's Company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/24 01:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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