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

COMMON STOCK | Consulting Services | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 348.00

Change

-5.00 (-1.42)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.42B

Volume

0.03M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 310.00 (-10.92%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc provides consulting and related services to the asset and wealth management, and insurance industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company offers services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions integrations, benchmarking, investments, regulatory compliance and risk, operations and outsourcing, distribution, digital transformation, investment guidelines, fintech and innovation, ETF and indexing, pension and retail investments, ESG and responsible investment, and insurance. It serves asset managers, wealth managers, intermediaries, investment platforms, pension companies, and service and infrastructure providers, as well as international groups and boutique firms. 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 50.00% 71% C- 90% A-
Dividend Return 0.02% 36% F 25% F
Total Return 50.02% 71% C- 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 64.15% 75% C 82% B-
Dividend Return 1.01% 73% C 48% F
Total Return 65.16% 75% C 83% B
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 28.74% 92% A- 83% B
Dividend Return 1.50% 55% F 51% F
Total Return 30.23% 92% A- 82% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 545.71% 8% F 9% F
Risk Adjusted Return 5.54% 50% F 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.42B 80% B- 54% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 64.18 29% F 13% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.45 40% F 23% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 19.84 27% F 26% F
EV/EBITDA 26.57 29% F 25% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.27% 53% F 47% F
Return on Invested Capital 7.38% 27% F 73% C
Return on Assets 6.21% 73% C 72% 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 1.46 38% F 18% 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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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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

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

What to not like:
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.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital 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.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.