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$13.07|
|52 Week High||US$20.86|
|52 Week Low||US$10.41|
|1 Month Change||-3.69%|
|3 Month Change||12.96%|
|1 Year Change||-34.55%|
|3 Year Change||-20.35%|
|5 Year Change||-27.39%|
|Change since IPO||-6.64%|
Recent News & Updates
Manchester United FQ4 2022 Earnings Preview
Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) is scheduled to announce FQ4 earnings results on Thursday, September 22nd, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is -$0.23 (-9.5% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $165.77M (+76.4% Y/Y). Over the last 1 year, MANU has beaten EPS estimates 75% of the time and has beaten revenue estimates 75% of the time.
Manchester United expands global partnership with Therabody
Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) and global wellness technology company Therabody have accentuated their relationship by becoming global partners in a multi-year pact. The move will expand Manchester United's use of Therabody products and solutions as part of the training and recovery regimes of both the men's and women's teams. Therabody's devices aim to help United's players meet the physical demands of the sport. Manchester United will have access to Theraguns in their training facilities. As part of the global alliance, players, and training staff will participate in education sessions with performance and wellness experts from Therabody University, the company's educational division. Recently, Manchester United reports Glazer family looking for £3.75B in sale.
|MANU||US Entertainment||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MANU exceeded the US Entertainment industry which returned -51.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MANU underperformed the US Market which returned -23.1% over the past year.
|MANU Average Weekly Movement||6.0%|
|Entertainment Industry Average Movement||9.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: MANU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MANU's weekly volatility (6%) 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. It operates Manchester United Football Club, a professional football club. The company 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£48.00k|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.71|
|Net Profit Margin||-19.81%|
How did MANU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is MANU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MANU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MANU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does MANU's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|MANU PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
LGF.A Lions Gate Entertainment
MSGE Madison Square Garden Entertainment
BATR.K Liberty Braves Group
MANU Manchester United
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MANU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (3.3x) compared to the peer average (1.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MANU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Entertainment Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MANU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (3.3x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (1.5x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MANU's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||3.3x|
|Fair PS Ratio||2.6x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MANU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (3.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MANU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MANU ($13.07) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($9.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MANU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Manchester United forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MANU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: MANU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: MANU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MANU's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MANU's revenue (5.7% 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 (0.4%).
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How has Manchester United performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 66% 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 (-12.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MANU has a negative Return on Equity (-90.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Manchester United's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MANU's short term assets (£237.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£494.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MANU's short term assets (£237.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£671.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MANU's net debt to equity ratio (403.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MANU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 104.9% to 498.9% 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 33% per year.
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What is Manchester United current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MANU's dividend (1.19%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).
High Dividend: MANU's dividend (1.19%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.57%).
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 7 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: MANU is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (791.1%), MANU's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Arnold (51 yo)
Mr. Richard Arnold has been Chief Executive Officer at Manchester United plc since February 1, 2022 and serves as its Director since August 2012 and served as its Group Managing Director since July 1, 2013...
Experienced Management: MANU's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MANU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 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
|08 Oct 21||SellUS$161,310,000||Edward Glazer||Individual||9,500,000||US$16.98|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
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
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.130b
- 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
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MANU||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Aug 2012|
|MUF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2012|
|MANU N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||Aug 2012|
|0Z1Q||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||GB||USD||Aug 2012|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 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.