CARD:LSE-Card Factory plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Retail | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 55.70

Change

+9.55 (+20.69)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.16B

Volume

0.01B

Average Target Price

GBX 50.00 (-10.23%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Card Factory plc operates as a specialist retailer of greeting cards in the United Kingdom. The company designs, sources, prints, warehouses, produces, distributes, and sells greeting cards, dressings, and related gift items. It operates through two segments, Card Factory and Getting Personal. The company provides single cards for everyday occasions, including birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, thank you, get well soon, good luck, congratulations, sympathy, and new baby cards, as well as seasonal occasions, such as Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, thank you teacher, graduation, and exam congratulations; online personalized physical cards; and boxes of various Christmas cards. It also offers gift dressings comprising gift wraps, bags, boxes, tags, bows, and ribbons; small gifts consisting of soft toys, ceramics, glassware, candles, picture frames, and homewares; party products, including balloons, banners, badges, and candles; and other non-card products, such as calendars, diaries, and stamps. The company offers its products through various retail locations, including high streets, shopping centers, and retail parks, as well as through its Websites, such as cardfactory.co.uk. and gettingpersonal.co.uk. It operates approximately 1,000 Card Factory stores. Card Factory plc was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Wakefield, the United Kingdom. Address: Century House, Wakefield, United Kingdom, WF2 0XG

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ETFs Containing CARD

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 30.29% 89% B+ 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 30.29% 89% B+ 92% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -31.70% 11% F 8% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -31.70% 11% F 8% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -83.37% 19% F 5% F
Dividend Return 10.93% 50% F 36% F
Total Return -72.45% 19% F 7% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -31.22% 16% F 2% F
Dividend Return 3.21% 54% F 86% B
Total Return -28.01% 16% F 3% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 29.77% 53% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return -94.11% 21% F 4% F
Market Capitalization 0.16B 45% F 50% 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
(Specialty Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.99 78% C+ 66% D
Price/Book Ratio 0.57 90% A- 91% A-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.43 80% B- 60% D-
EV/EBITDA 5.21 85% B 81% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.77% 58% F 68% D+
Return on Invested Capital 16.88% 70% C- 87% B+
Return on Assets 3.07% 60% D- 67% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 65.01% 47% F 28% 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 1.92 16% F 6% 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

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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:
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.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.

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 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.

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.

Low Revenue Growth

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