OTCPK:XPDL.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Xpediator Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides freight management services in the United Kingdom and Europe.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

XPDL.F

1.6%

US Logistics

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

XPDL.F

-7.2%

US Logistics

6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how XPDL.F performed against the US Logistics industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how XPDL.F performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

XPDL.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%1.6%0.5%
30 Day0%-1.4%-0.8%
90 Dayn/a4.7%-0.9%
1 Yearn/a-5.0%-7.2%9.2%6.8%
3 Yearn/a17.0%9.2%45.6%36.2%
5 Yearn/a28.5%15.2%63.2%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Xpediator's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

9.98x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: XPDL.F ($0.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.31)

Significantly Below Fair Value: XPDL.F is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: XPDL.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the Logistics industry average (23.1x).

PE vs Market: XPDL.F is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: XPDL.F is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (14x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: XPDL.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (3x).


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Future Growth

How is Xpediator forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

0.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: XPDL.F's forecast earnings growth (0.7% per year) is below the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: XPDL.F's earnings (0.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: XPDL.F's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: XPDL.F's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: XPDL.F's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has Xpediator performed over the past 5 years?

27.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: XPDL.F's earnings have grown significantly by 27.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: XPDL.F's earnings growth over the past year (7.7%) is below its 5-year average (27.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: XPDL.F earnings growth over the past year (7.7%) exceeded the Logistics industry -9.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: XPDL.F's Return on Equity (10.6%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: XPDL.F's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Logistics industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

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


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Financial Health

How is Xpediator's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: XPDL.F's short term assets (£74.6M) exceeds its short term liabilities (£73.2M)

Long Term Liabilities: XPDL.F's short term assets (74.6M) exceeds its long term liabilities (32.7M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: XPDL.F's debt to equity ratio (18.5%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if XPDL.F's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: XPDL.F's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (170.9%).

Interest Coverage: XPDL.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: XPDL.F has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: XPDL.F's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 13.387150x debt).


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Dividend

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

5.93%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company5.9%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.5%forecastin3Years4.0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: XPDL.F's dividend (5.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).

High Dividend: XPDL.F's dividend (5.93%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%)

Stable Dividend: XPDL.F has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: XPDL.F's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.6%), XPDL.F's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: XPDL.F's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28.2% payout ratio).


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Management

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

0.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Stephen Blyth (64yo)

0.08yrs

Tenure

UK£330,900

Compensation

Mr. Stephen William Blyth has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Xpediator Plc since September 6, 2019. Mr. Blyth was the Executive Chairman of Xpediator Plc since September 1, 2019 and focuses on the s ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Stephen's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

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


Management Age and Tenure

0.6yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: XPDL.F's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


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

BuyUK£315,58607 May 19
Stephen Blyth
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Group Chief Executive Officer
Shares500,000
Max PriceUK£0.63

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Danor Ionescu (50yo)

    Group COO of Logistics & Member of Operating Board

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Stephen Blyth (64yo)

    Group Chief Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
    • Compensation: UK£330.90k
  • Richard Myson (47yo)

    Head of Internal Audit & CFO

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
    • Compensation: UK£167.40k
  • Shaun Godfrey (53yo)

    Group COO of Freight Forwarding & Member of Operating Board

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Dana Antohi (44yo)

    Group COO of Affinity Transport Solutions & Member of Operating Board

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Kenneth Mercieca

    Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Simon Youd

    Group Head of M&A and Integration and Member of Operating Board

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Michael Grange

    Chief Operating Officer of eCommerce

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Dan Harris

    IT Infrastructure Service & Operations Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Charlotte Bennett

    Group People Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Board Members

  • Alex Borrelli (63yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman & Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
    • Compensation: UK£75.30k
  • Rob Riddleston (64yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: UK£12.50k

Company Information

Xpediator Plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Xpediator Plc
  • Ticker: XPDL.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: UK£28.899m
  • Listing Market Cap: UK£37.199m
  • Shares outstanding: 135.99m
  • Website: https://xpediator.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Xpediator Plc
  • 700 Avenue West
  • Skyline 120 Great Notley
  • Braintree
  • Essex
  • CM77 7AA
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
XPDAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesNew Ordinary SharesGBGBPAug 2017
XPDL.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNew Ordinary SharesUSUSDAug 2017

Biography

Xpediator Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides freight management services in the United Kingdom and Europe. It operates in three segments: Freight Forwarding, Affinity, and Logistics & Warehousin ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/21 00:59
End of Day Share Price2019/07/30 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.