MANU Stock Overview
Manchester United plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a professional sports team in the United Kingdom.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$15.49|
|52 Week High||US$20.86|
|52 Week Low||US$14.26|
|1 Month Change||-4.97%|
|3 Month Change||-15.31%|
|1 Year Change||-1.90%|
|3 Year Change||-15.82%|
|5 Year Change||5.73%|
|Change since IPO||10.64%|
Recent News & Updates
Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of US$0.09
The board of Manchester United plc ( NYSE:MANU ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.09 per share on the...
Is Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) Using Too Much Debt?
Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...
|MANU||US Entertainment||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MANU underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 9.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MANU underperformed the US Market which returned 21.3% over the past year.
|MANU Average Weekly Movement||5.3%|
|Entertainment Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: MANU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MANU's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Manchester United plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a professional sports team in the United Kingdom. The company operates Manchester United Football Club, a professional football club. It develops marketing and sponsorship relationships with international and regional companies to leverage its brand.
Manchester United Fundamentals Summary
|MANU fundamental statistics|
Is MANU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MANU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£38.42m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.48|
|Net Profit Margin||-15.15%|
How did MANU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.1%Current Dividend Yield
Does MANU pay a reliable dividends?See MANU dividend history and benchmarks
|Manchester United dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Nov 30 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jan 07 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||39 days|
Does MANU pay a reliable dividends?See MANU dividend history and benchmarks
Is Manchester United undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MANU ($15.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($6.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MANU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MANU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: MANU 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 MANU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MANU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.7x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.5x).
How is Manchester United forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MANU is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MANU is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MANU's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MANU's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MANU's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MANU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3%).
How has Manchester United performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MANU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MANU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MANU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 60.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MANU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MANU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (18.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MANU has a negative Return on Equity (-31.41%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Manchester United's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MANU's short term assets (£213.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£493.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MANU's short term assets (£213.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£641.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MANU's net debt to equity ratio (180.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MANU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 112.2% to 220.2% over the past 5 years.
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 MANU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: MANU is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 34.9% per year.
What is Manchester United current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MANU's dividend (1.15%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: MANU's dividend (1.15%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, MANU has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MANU's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MANU is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MANU's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (290.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Arnold (50 yo)
Mr. Richard Arnold has been the Group Managing Director of Manchester United plc since July 1, 2013 and has been its Director since August 2012. Mr. Arnold oversees all commercial and operational aspects o...
Experienced Management: MANU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MANU's board of directors are considered experienced (9.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MANU insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Manchester United plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Manchester United plc
- Ticker: MANU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1878
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$2.525b
- Shares outstanding: 163.00m
- Website: https://www.manutd.com
Number of Employees
- Manchester United plc
- Sir Matt Busby Way
- Old Trafford
- Greater Manchester
- M16 0RA
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/27 23:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 00:00|
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