BIFF:LSE-Biffa plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Waste Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 278.50

Change

+5.00 (+1.83)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.84B

Volume

0.98M

Average Target Price

GBX 235.00 (-15.62%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Biffa plc provides waste management services in the United Kingdom. The company operates in two segments, Collections and Resources & Energy. It is involved in the collection, recycling, treatment, processing, and disposal of waste; and production of energy, as well as production and sale of recovered commodities, such as energies, papers, glasses, metals, and plastics. The company offers general waste collection, dry mixed recycling, food waste collection, single stream recycling, hazardous waste collection and treatment, unplanned waste removal, skip hire, asbestos waste disposal, and bin cleaning services for businesses in sectors, including the construction, facilities management, hospitality and events, logistics waste solutions, manufacturing and production, public, retail waste management, and utilities. It also provides household waste service, such as recycling collections, refuse collection, street cleansing, food collection, bulk haulage, waste transfer station, and household waste recycling center services; waste electrical and electronic equipment, and textile collections; domestic tanker cleaning services; and environmental consultancy services and producer responsibility compliance schemes. The company operates 2,800 vehicles. Biffa plc was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in High Wycombe, the United Kingdom.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Largest Industry Peers for Waste Management

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
RWI:LSE Renewi plc

-0.20 (-0.38%)

GBX0.42B N/A 7.22
AUG:LSE Augean plc

N/A

GBX0.23B 17.13 8.62

ETFs Containing BIFF

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Waste Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 21.35% 67% D+ 82% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 21.35% 67% D+ 81% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 44.75% 33% F 59% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 44.75% 33% F 57% 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 5.10% 67% D+ 49% F
Dividend Return 1.68% 67% D+ 54% F
Total Return 6.78% 67% D+ 51% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.32% 100% A+ 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return 33.36% 67% D+ 54% F
Market Capitalization 0.84B 100% A+ 76% 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
(Waste Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 11.51 100% A+ 65% D
Price/Book Ratio 1.94 100% A+ 44% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.65 67% D+ 53% F
EV/EBITDA 10.58 33% F 57% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -4.54% 67% D+ 43% F
Return on Invested Capital 19.18% 67% D+ 90% A-
Return on Assets -0.13% 33% F 45% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 60.58% 67% D+ 30% 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 0.76 67% D+ 70% C-
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

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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.

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.

What to not like:

There is nothing we particularly dislike