CWK Stock Overview
Cushman & Wakefield plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial real estate services under the Cushman & Wakefield brand in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$18.20|
|52 Week High||US$23.54|
|52 Week Low||US$15.97|
|1 Month Change||-2.67%|
|3 Month Change||-15.35%|
|1 Year Change||-2.57%|
|3 Year Change||-1.52%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||2.19%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CWK||US Real Estate||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CWK exceeded the US Real Estate industry which returned -47.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CWK exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|CWK Average Weekly Movement||5.1%|
|Real Estate Industry Average Movement||9.3%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: CWK is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CWK's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Cushman & Wakefield plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial real estate services under the Cushman & Wakefield brand in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific segments. It offers integrated facilities management, project and development, portfolio administration, transaction management, and strategic consulting services; property management services, including client accounting, engineering and operations, lease compliance administration, project and development, and sustainability services; and self-performed facilities services, which include janitorial, maintenance, critical environment management, landscaping, and office services.
Cushman & Wakefield Fundamentals Summary
|CWK fundamental statistics|
Is CWK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CWK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$7.72b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.39|
|Net Profit Margin||3.19%|
How did CWK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Cushman & Wakefield undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CWK ($18.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($36.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CWK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CWK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (10.1x).
PE vs Market: CWK is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CWK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CWK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (1.4x).
How is Cushman & Wakefield forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
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: CWK's forecast earnings growth (12.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CWK's earnings (12.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CWK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CWK's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CWK's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CWK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (32.5%)
How has Cushman & Wakefield performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CWK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CWK became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CWK has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 53.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CWK has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CWK has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Real Estate industry (132%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CWK's Return on Equity (20.32%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Cushman & Wakefield's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CWK's short term assets ($2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: CWK's short term assets ($2.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CWK's net debt to equity ratio (171.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CWK's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 477.3% to 211.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CWK's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.5%).
Interest Coverage: CWK's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).
What is Cushman & Wakefield current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CWK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CWK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CWK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CWK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CWK has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Forrester (59 yo)
Mr. John Forrester has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Cushman & Wakefield plc since January 01, 2022. He had been Global President and Executive Vice President of Cushman & Wakefield plc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD8.21M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CWK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: CWK's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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.
Cushman & Wakefield plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cushman & Wakefield plc
- Ticker: CWK
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1784
- Industry: Real Estate Services
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$4.105b
- Shares outstanding: 225.53m
- Website: https://www.cushmanwakefield.com
Number of Employees
- Cushman & Wakefield plc
- 125 Old Broad Street
- Greater London
- EC2N 1AR
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/15 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/13 00:00|
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