NasdaqGM:CLCT

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Executive Summary

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.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Collectors Universe's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.5%

CLCT

-3.3%

US Consumer Services

0.07%

US Market


1 Year Return

97.0%

CLCT

25.0%

US Consumer Services

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CLCT exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned 25% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CLCT exceeded the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CLCTIndustryMarket
7 Day3.5%-3.3%0.07%
30 Day-0.7%-3.6%-0.3%
90 Day28.6%-4.6%-1.6%
1 Year105.0%97.0%25.6%25.0%11.3%8.9%
3 Year72.6%48.6%97.1%86.6%46.3%36.8%
5 Year60.4%20.0%130.9%106.8%62.1%44.3%

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

Valuation

Is Collectors Universe undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CLCT ($28.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($51.17)

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 (25.7x) compared to the Consumer Services industry average (25.8x).

PE vs Market: CLCT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


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 (13.9x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Collectors Universe forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

-25.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CLCT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-25.9% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CLCT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-25.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CLCT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CLCT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if CLCT's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CLCT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Collectors Universe performed over the past 5 years?

-0.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CLCT's earnings have declined by -0.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CLCT's earnings growth over the past year (62.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CLCT earnings growth over the past year (62.7%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 3.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CLCT's Return on Equity (52.7%) is considered outstanding.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: CLCT has a higher Return on Assets than the Consumer Services industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: CLCT's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is Collectors Universe's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CLCT's short term assets ($25.0M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($13.3M)

Long Term Liabilities: CLCT's short term assets (25.0M) exceeds its long term liabilities (5.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CLCT's debt to equity ratio (12.9%) 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 (718.6%).

Interest Coverage: CLCT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (220.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet

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 10.253480x debt).


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Dividend

What is Collectors Universe's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.44%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.4%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: CLCT's dividend (2.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).

High Dividend: CLCT's dividend (2.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.68%).

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 reasonable payout ratio (62.7%), CLCT's dividend payments are 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.


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Management

What is the CEO of Collectors Universe's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Joe Orlando (48yo)

2yrs

Tenure

US$1,012,674

Compensation

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 has recently become CEO, making it difficult to compare their total compensation against companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Joe's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Board Age and Tenure

6.8yrs

Average Tenure

71yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CLCT's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$116,58602 Jul 19
Joseph Orlando
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares5,326
Max PriceUS$21.89
SellUS$57,15502 Jul 19
Joseph Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
CFO & SVP
Shares2,611
Max PriceUS$21.89
SellUS$207,41513 Nov 18
Deborah Farrington
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares14,500
Max PriceUS$14.31

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Joe Wallace (59yo)

    CFO & SVP

    • Tenure: 14.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$644.24k
  • Joe Orlando (48yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.01m

Board Members

  • Bert Moyer (75yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 16.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$131.00k
  • Joe Martin (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$116.00k
  • Bruce Stevens (77yo)

    Independent Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$144.00k
  • Debby Farrington (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 16.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$125.00k
  • Joe Orlando (48yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.01m

Company Information

Collectors Universe, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Collectors Universe, Inc.
  • Ticker: CLCT
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Specialized Consumer Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$262.425m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.15m
  • Website: https://www.collectorsuniverse.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Collectors Universe, Inc.
  • 1610 East Saint Andrew Place
  • Santa Ana
  • California
  • 92705
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CLCTNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 1999

Biography

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 Stat ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/22 23:33
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.