BAB:LSE-Babcock International Group PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 331.40

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Market Cap

GBX 1.68B

Volume

1.99M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 413.50 (+24.77%)

Avg User Target

GBX
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Babcock International Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides value-add services for aerospace, defense, and security in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Africa, North America, Australasia, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Marine, Nuclear, Land, and Aviation. It designs, procures, operates, and manages critical utility and process equipment; offers asset management, defense and maritime training, data and information, and cyber security and intelligence services, as well as naval platforms, and facilities and infrastructure; and designs, manufactures, and provides through-life support for mechanical and electrical systems and equipment. The company also offers naval architecture, systems engineering, design support, and project management services; submarines and complex engineering services in support of various decommissioning programs and projects, training and operation support, new build program management, and design and installation; critical vehicle fleet management, and equipment support and training services for military and civil customers; and designs, assesses, manufactures, installs, maintains and decommissions vehicles for police, fire and ambulance, civil service, military, and other security-focused organizations. In addition, it provides plain line track renewal services; engineering services for track projects, electrification and power, signaling, telecommunications, and on-track plants; and delivers and refurbishes high voltage power lines. Further, the company offers critical engineering services to defense and civil customers, including pilot training, equipment support, and airbase management, as well as operates aviation fleets that provide delivering emergency and offshore services. Babcock International Group PLC was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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ETFs Containing BAB

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Engineering & Construction)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 18.40% 53% F 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 18.40% 53% F 66% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 31.77% 42% F 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 31.77% 42% F 65% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -67.70% 27% F 8% F
Dividend Return 9.24% 29% F 40% F
Total Return -58.46% 27% F 10% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -21.71% 21% F 3% F
Dividend Return 2.98% 65% D 71% C-
Total Return -18.74% 21% F 4% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.73% 79% C+ 53% F
Risk Adjusted Return -82.43% 5% F 2% F
Market Capitalization 1.68B 100% A+ 74% C
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
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.00 100% A+ 68% D+
Price/Book Ratio 7.38 5% F 11% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.96 74% C 62% D-
EV/EBITDA 21.98 11% F 28% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -133.06% 5% F 3% F
Return on Invested Capital -9.64% 16% F 23% F
Return on Assets -3.48% 11% F 20% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 541.82% 8% F 2% F
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 1.62 16% F 12% 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.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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.

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.

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.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

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.

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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