CGS:LSE-Castings P.L.C (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Industrial Machinery | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 370.00

Change

+1.40 (+0.38)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.16B

Volume

8.57K

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Castings P.L.C. engages in the iron casting and machining activities. It operates through Foundry Operations and Machining Operations segments. The company offers ductile iron, spheroidal graphite iron, austempered ductile iron, SiMo, grey iron, and Ni-resist castings. It also provides fertilising solution annealing, pearlitic quench and temper, temper softening, and austempering heat treatment services; automotive standard e-coat and powder coating, galvanising, plating, gas based surface treatment, and plastic and metal spray coating services; and assembly and insulation services. The company primarily serves the commercial vehicle, automotive, and other markets in the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, rest of Europe, North and South America, and internationally. Castings P.L.C. was founded in 1835 and is based in Brownhills, the United Kingdom.

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Largest Industry Peers for Specialty Industrial Machinery

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SMIN:LSE Smiths Group plc

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IMI:LSE IMI plc

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WEIR:LSE The Weir Group PLC

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GBX4.33B 58.54 13.39
ROR:LSE Rotork plc

+3.20 (+0.89%)

GBX3.13B 32.78 18.50
BOY:LSE Bodycote plc

+9.50 (+1.05%)

GBX1.73B 50.73 14.14
MGAM:LSE Morgan Advanced Materials plc

+8.00 (+2.08%)

GBX1.10B 25.95 9.74
GDWN:LSE Goodwin PLC

+230.00 (+6.63%)

GBX0.27B 21.13 11.07

ETFs Containing CGS

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.98% 29% F 34% F
Dividend Return 0.03% 50% F 36% F
Total Return 2.02% 29% F 33% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 10.09% 24% F 31% F
Dividend Return 1.10% 90% A- 49% F
Total Return 11.19% 24% F 32% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -15.62% 30% F 23% F
Dividend Return 14.10% 71% C- 61% D-
Total Return -1.52% 30% F 28% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -4.42% 19% F 13% F
Dividend Return 3.45% 93% A 78% C+
Total Return -0.98% 19% F 17% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 10.82% 100% A+ 84% B
Risk Adjusted Return -9.02% 14% F 15% F
Market Capitalization 0.16B 52% F 39% 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 Industrial Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 39.37 28% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.26 85% B 59% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.13 38% F 37% F
EV/EBITDA 9.69 75% C 58% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.18% 45% F 39% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.63% 40% F 61% D-
Return on Assets 1.97% 43% F 43% F
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 0.73 76% C 74% 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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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:
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.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

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.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend 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.

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 earnings

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

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 equity

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

Poor capital utilization

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

Poor return on assets

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

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