Watchstone Group plc engages in the insurance telematics business in the United Kingdom. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Watchstone Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: QUPP.F's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how QUPP.F performed against the US Healthcare industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how QUPP.F performed against the US Market.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Watchstone Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Watchstone Group 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: QUPP.F ($0.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($108.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QUPP.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QUPP.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Healthcare industry average.
PE vs Market: QUPP.F is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QUPP.F's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QUPP.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (2.8x).
How is Watchstone Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Healthcare 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 Watchstone Group 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.
- Examine whether Watchstone Group is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
- While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on theOTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Watchstone Group's filings and announcementshere.
- Explore growth companies in the Healthcare industry.
How has Watchstone Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QUPP.F is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: QUPP.F is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QUPP.F is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 61% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare QUPP.F's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: QUPP.F is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (31.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: QUPP.F has a negative Return on Equity (-8.3%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Watchstone Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QUPP.F's short term assets (£102.6M) exceed its short term liabilities (£26.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: QUPP.F's short term assets (£102.6M) exceed its long term liabilities (£20.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QUPP.F is debt free.
Reducing Debt: QUPP.F has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5%.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable QUPP.F has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: QUPP.F is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 44.2% per year.
What is Watchstone Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUPP.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QUPP.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUPP.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QUPP.F's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: QUPP.F is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QUPP.F'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
Stefan Borson (45 yo)
Mr. Stefan Leon Borson has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Watchstone Group Plc since January 2018 and serves as Company Secretary. Mr. Borson served as Group General counsel a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stefan's total compensation ($USD1.48M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD603.09K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stefan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Group CEO||2.67yrs||UK£1.16m||0.72% |
|Group Finance Director||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Home Advisory Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Ingenie||11.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: QUPP.F's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|Group CEO||2.67yrs||UK£1.16m||0.72% |
|Member of Strategy & Integration Advisory Board||7.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||5.33yrs||UK£185.00k||0.22% |
|Independent Senior Non-Executive Director||5.33yrs||UK£75.00k||0.027% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.33yrs||UK£75.00k||no data|
|Member of Strategy & Integration Advisory Board||8.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: QUPP.F's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
Watchstone Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Watchstone Group plc
- Ticker: QUPP.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Health Care Services
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: UK£31.306m
- Listing Market Cap: UK£39.767m
- Shares outstanding: 46.04m
- Website: https://www.watchstonegroup.com
Number of Employees
- Watchstone Group plc
- Highgate Court
- SO53 3TY
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WTG||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2011|
|QUPP.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2011|
|M6FE||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2011|
Watchstone Group plc engages in the insurance telematics business in the United Kingdom. It offers ingenie, a cloud based platform for an insurance broker focuses on telematics technology. The company was ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/27 06:05|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/15 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.