COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 221.60


+4.10 (+1.89)%

Market Cap

GBX 5.65B



Average Target Price

GBX 205.00 (-7.49%)
Average Analyst Rating


Fundamental Analysis



M&G plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in savings and investment businesses in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Savings & Asset Management and Heritage. It offers retirement, savings, and investment management solutions to its retail and institutional customers. The company also provides individual and corporate pensions, annuities, life, savings, and investment products. It serves individual savers and investors, financial advisers and paraplanners, and institutional investors. The company was formerly known as M&G Prudential PLC and changed its name to M&G plc in September 2019. M&G plc was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Address: 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5AG

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-05-10 )

Largest Industry Peers for Asset Management

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
III:LSE 3i Group Plc

-14.50 (-1.16%)

GBX12.15B 17.00 N/A
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-13.00 (-0.36%)

GBX9.66B 21.33 5.04
SDRC:LSE Schroders plc

+15.00 (+0.56%)

GBX9.66B 15.68 5.04
HL:LSE Hargreaves Lansdown plc

+23.50 (+1.34%)

GBX8.29B 25.45 19.00
ICP:LSE Intermediate Capital Group plc

-46.00 (-2.16%)

GBX6.17B 39.13 9.45
SLA:LSE Standard Life Aberdeen plc

-2.30 (-0.82%)

GBX6.08B 7.49 N/A
RCP:LSE RIT Capital Partners

-25.00 (-1.02%)

GBX3.83B 138.14 N/A
HICL:LSE HICL Infrastructure PLC Ord

-0.20 (-0.12%)

GBX3.24B 62.00 N/A
MNKS:LSE Monks Investment Trust Plc

-42.00 (-3.07%)

GBX3.16B 5.53 N/A
ATST:LSE Alliance Trust PLC

-14.00 (-1.42%)

GBX3.11B 13.92 N/A

ETFs Containing MNG

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Asset Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 11.95% 64% D 61% D-
Dividend Return 6.18% 100% A+ 99% A+
Total Return 18.13% 77% C+ 73% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 71.85% 86% B 82% B-
Dividend Return 14.14% 91% A- 93% A
Total Return 85.99% 86% B 84% B
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 3.59% 44% F 43% F
Dividend Return 0.60% 43% F 30% F
Total Return 4.19% 39% F 41% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.73% 45% F 44% F
Risk Adjusted Return 16.28% 33% F 39% F
Market Capitalization 5.65B 98% A+ 94% A
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
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 4.94 79% C+ 88% B+
Price/Book Ratio 1.02 60% D- 73% C
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.19 55% F 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.31% 85% B 90% A-
Return on Invested Capital -3.50% 13% F 32% F
Return on Assets 0.80% 49% F 50% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 148.23% 21% F 10% 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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%

Annual Financials (GBX)

Quarterly Financials (GBX)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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 equity

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

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total 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.

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.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

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.

Poor return on assets

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

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.