CKN:LSE-Clarkson PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Marine Shipping | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 2,600.00

Change

+20.00 (+0.78)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.78B

Volume

0.07M

Average Target Price

GBX 2,960.00 (+13.85%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Clarkson PLC provides integrated shipping services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Broking, Financial, Support, and Research. The Broking segment provides services to ship owners and charterers in the transportation of various cargoes by sea; and to buyers and sellers/yards related to sale and purchase transactions, as well as futures broking operation. This segment deals in containers, dry cargo, deep sea tankers, liquefied petroleum gas and ammonia, liquefied natural gas, offshore, petrochemical gases, renewables, shortsea, specialized products, sale and purchase, and PCTC markets; and towage, salvage, and transportation markets. The Financial segment offers investment banking services for maritime, oil services, and natural resources sectors; structured asset finance services and projects in the shipping, offshore, and real estate sectors; and freight derivative products. This segment also provides equity and fixed income sales and trading; equity and credit research; and corporate access and corporate finance services, including advising clients on various equity and debt capital markets, and M&A transactions. The Support segment offers port and agency, freight forwarding, supplies, and tools for the marine and offshore industries. The Research segment provides shipping-related information and publications; and collects, validates, analyses, and manages data to inform various business decisions. This segment offers web products, such as Shipping Intelligence Network and World Fleet Register to printed publications, including Shipping Intelligence Weekly and Offshore Intelligence Monthly; data and analysis services for IPO and bond issues; customer service contracts, primarily to the financial, government, insurance, equipment, and shipbuilding sectors; and valuations to owners and the financial community. The company also provides property related services. Clarkson PLC was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Address: Commodity Quay, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1BF

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Largest Industry Peers for Marine Shipping

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ICGC:LSE Irish Continental Group plc

N/A

GBX0.66B 2,865.23 11.21
OCN:LSE Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited

+5.00 (+0.60%)

GBX0.30B 309.26 3.12
BMS:LSE Braemar Shipping Services Plc

+15.10 (+7.23%)

GBX0.07B 11.00 5.60
GPH:LSE Global Ports Holding Plc

+6.90 (+7.81%)

GBX0.06B N/A 9.19
MPL:LSE Mercantile Ports & Logistics L..

+0.04 (+5.80%)

GBX0.01B N/A N/A

ETFs Containing CKN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Marine Shipping)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -3.70% 33% F 19% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -3.70% 33% F 19% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.07% 80% B- 36% F
Dividend Return 166.21% 100% A+ 99% A+
Total Return 164.14% 100% A+ 95% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 39.71% 100% A+ 55% F
Dividend Return 252.06% 100% A+ 96% A
Total Return 291.77% 100% A+ 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.05% 100% A+ 51% F
Dividend Return 34.76% 100% A+ 95% A
Total Return 39.81% 100% A+ 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 62.63% 20% F 18% F
Risk Adjusted Return 63.57% 100% A+ 76% C
Market Capitalization 0.78B 100% A+ 78% 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
(Marine Shipping)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 29.30 75% C 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.95 33% F 41% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.57 17% F 34% F
EV/EBITDA 32.63 20% F 15% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -2.34% 50% F 47% F
Return on Invested Capital -2.40% 33% F 32% F
Return on Assets 5.26% 100% A+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.03% 100% A+ 94% 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 1.40 60% D- 15% 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:
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.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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.

Superior return on assets

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

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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 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.

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