AO:LSE-AO World plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Internet Retail | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 280.00

Change

-4.00 (-1.41)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.36B

Volume

0.70M

Average Target Price

GBX 265.00 (-5.36%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

AO World plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online retailer of domestic appliances and consumer electronics in the United Kingdom, Germany, and rest of Europe. The company retails fridge freezers, cookers and washing machines, and audiovisual equipment, as well as computing, mobile, and gaming products. It also provides logistics and transport services, and ancillary services. In addition, the company engages in the investment activities; and WEEE recycling activities. AO World plc sells its products through its websites and third-party websites. AO World plc was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Bolton, the United Kingdom. Address: AO Park, Bolton, United Kingdom, BL6 4SD

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Internet Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -31.87% 14% F 1% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -31.87% 14% F 1% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 333.44% 100% A+ 98% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 333.44% 100% A+ 98% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 64.03% 57% F 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 64.03% 57% F 65% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 32.70% 71% C- 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 32.70% 71% C- 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 122.60% 29% F 13% F
Risk Adjusted Return 26.67% 71% C- 49% F
Market Capitalization 1.36B 71% C- 84% B
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
(Internet Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 59.17 20% F 13% F
Price/Book Ratio 21.38 14% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 96.39 14% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 27.94 33% F 20% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 26.27% 83% B 94% A
Return on Invested Capital -3.54% 43% F 29% F
Return on Assets 3.20% 43% F 68% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 20.69% 50% F 62% D-
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 0.46 100% A+ 84% B
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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Quarterly Financials (GBX)

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:
Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

What to not like:
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 return on assets

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

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

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.