AFM:LSE-Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Consulting Services | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 118.00

Change

-2.50 (-2.07)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.13B

Volume

0.01M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc provides consulting services to the asset and wealth management industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company offers services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions consulting, operations and outsourcing, front office IT, enterprise IT, customer relationship management and distribution, digital transformation, client service and reporting, compliance and regulation, data management, and product development. It serves asset managers, wealth managers, intermediaries and platforms, and service providers. Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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ETFs Containing AFM

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Consulting Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -53.17% 15% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -53.17% 15% F 9% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -51.84% 23% F 13% F
Dividend Return 2.53% 91% A- 61% D-
Total Return -49.31% 31% F 14% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.47% 43% F 68% D+
Dividend Return 1.44% 42% F 48% F
Total Return 8.92% 43% F 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.50% 64% D 37% F
Risk Adjusted Return 39.62% 50% F 53% F
Market Capitalization 0.13B 46% F 54% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Consulting Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 16.64 58% F 34% F
Price/Book Ratio 137.24 83% B 38% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.79 69% D+ 37% F
EV/EBITDA 7.20 82% B- 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.90% 33% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 10.77% 54% F 73% C
Return on Assets 5.94% 54% F 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.88 40% F 48% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.