PNN:LSE-Pennon Group (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 984.00

Change

-16.00 (-1.60)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.61B

Volume

0.61M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 1,041.00 (+5.79%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


PNN Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Pennon Group stock forecasts from 4 analysts, the average analyst target price for Pennon Group is GBX 1,041.00 over the next 12 months. Pennon Group’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Pennon Group is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 6 positive signals and 10 negative signals. At the last closing, Pennon Group’s stock price was GBX 984.00. Pennon Group’s stock price has changed by +3.47% over the past week, +17.14% over the past month and -20.19% over the last year.

About Pennon Group (PNN:LSE)

Pennon Group Plc provides clean water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. It provides water and wastewater services for customers in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Dorset and Somerset; water-only services in the areas of Dorset, Hampshire, and Wiltshire; and water and w ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Regulated Water

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
UU:LSE United Utilities Group PLC

-21.50 (-1.98%)

GBX7.31B 94.36 12.54
SVT:LSE Severn Trent PLC

-17.00 (-0.60%)

GBX7.03B 31.77 13.54

ETFs Containing PNN

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Water)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -15.68% 33% F 46% F
Dividend Return 0.03% 100% A+ 49% F
Total Return -15.65% 33% F 45% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -20.45% 33% F 36% F
Dividend Return 0.03% 33% F 43% F
Total Return -20.42% 33% F 36% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -16.33% 33% F 33% F
Dividend Return 15.21% 33% F 84% B
Total Return -1.12% 33% F 45% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.85% 33% F 55% F
Dividend Return 3.06% 33% F 85% B
Total Return 4.91% 33% F 63% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.57% 33% F 30% F
Risk Adjusted Return 17.18% 33% F 59% F
Market Capitalization 2.61B 33% F 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
(Utilities-Regulated Water)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 200.00 33% F 2% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.02 100% A+ 31% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 10.35 33% F 32% F
EV/EBITDA 14.23 33% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.73% 67% D+ 30% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.86% 100% A+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 2.52% 33% F 47% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 149.66% 100% A+ 10% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 4.05% 67% D+ 71% C-
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 0.25 100% A+ 94% 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%

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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 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.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital 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 Earnings Growth

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

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.

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.

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 assets

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

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 Revenue Growth

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