Collectors Universe, Inc. provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs, and historical and sports memorabilia in the United States.
Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Collectors Universe's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CLCT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Services
1 Year Return
US Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: CLCT exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned 21.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CLCT exceeded the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Collectors Universe's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Collectors Universe 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: CLCT ($24) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($65.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CLCT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CLCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the Consumer Services industry average (25.8x).
PE vs Market: CLCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the US market (17.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CLCT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CLCT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (2.3x).
How is Collectors Universe forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer Services 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 Collectors Universe 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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How has Collectors Universe performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CLCT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CLCT's current net profit margins (16%) are higher than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CLCT's earnings have grown by 4.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CLCT's earnings growth over the past year (108.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CLCT earnings growth over the past year (108.4%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 20.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CLCT's Return on Equity (55.6%) is considered outstanding.
How is Collectors Universe's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CLCT's short term assets ($28.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: CLCT's short term assets ($28.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CLCT's debt to equity ratio (9.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CLCT's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CLCT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (925.2%).
Interest Coverage: CLCT earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: CLCT has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CLCT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 13.8x debt).
What is Collectors Universe's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CLCT's dividend (2.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.53%).
High Dividend: CLCT's dividend (2.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CLCT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CLCT's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.8%), CLCT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Joe Orlando (48yo)
Mr. Joseph J. Orlando, also known as Joe, has been Chief Executive Officer of Collectors Universe Inc. since October 9, 2017 and President since 2018. Mr. Orlando served as President of Professional Sports ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD1.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Director||17.1yrs||US$131.00k||0.70% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||7.1yrs||US$122.00k||0.17% $382.9k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.2yrs||US$176.50k||0.47% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||16.4yrs||US$126.50k||0.19% $422.0k|
Experienced Board: CLCT's board of directors are considered experienced (7.1 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.
Collectors Universe, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Collectors Universe, Inc.
- Ticker: CLCT
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$221.712m
- Shares outstanding: 9.24m
- Website: https://www.collectorsuniverse.com
Number of Employees
- Collectors Universe, Inc.
- 1610 East Saint Andrew Place
- Santa Ana
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CLCT||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 1999|
Collectors Universe, Inc. provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs, and historical and sports memorabilia in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Coins, Trading Cards, and Autographs and Other Collectibles. It also publishes magazines that provide market prices and information for various collectibles and high-value assets that are accessible on its Websites. In addition, the company sells advertising; operates an online market for graded collectible coins for dealers on subscription basis; and promotes, manages, and operates the Long Beach Coin shows. It serves dealers, collectors, and retail buyers and sellers of collectibles. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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