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N+1 Singer - Small-cap quantitative research - Consistent growth screen refresh + “11 with legs”
29 Sep 16
We have performed a second refresh of our consistent growth screen, first established with our research note of 17 December last year. As previously, the screen produces a basket of 25 stocks that exhibit not only good growth in EPS and sales, but also a consistency of growth in both measures each year. This basket, or style, has underperformed the small-cap benchmark by 9.1% since inception last December, and by 4.8% since the last refresh on 13 April. We highlight stocks leaving and joining the basket and take a closer look at 11 stocks “11 with legs” in the refreshed screen. We will continue to monitor performance of the basket and refresh it again in about 4 months’ time, but interestingly, consistent growth is beginning to look like consistent underperformance!
Consistent Growth Screen refresh + “11 with legs”
15 Apr 16
We have re-run our consistent growth screen, first established with our research note of 17 December last year. As previously, the screen produces a basket of 25 stocks, which exhibit good growth in EPS and sales. The screening criteria address both the quantity AND quality of growth. Since inception last December the consistent growth basket has underperformed the small-cap benchmark by 3.1pp. We highlight stocks leaving and joining the basket and take a closer look at 11 stocks “11 with legs” in the refreshed screen. We will continue to monitor performance of the basket and refresh it again in 3-4 months’ time.
15 Apr 16
ACCESSO TECHNOLOGY GRP PLC (ACSO LN) | CAMBRIA AUTOMOBILES PLC (CAMB LN) | DOTDIGITAL GROUP PLC (DOTD LN) | INSPIRED ENERGY PLC (INSE LN) | IOMART GROUP (IOM LN) | MORTGAGE ADVICE BUREAU (HLDGS) LTD (MAB1 LN) | RENOLD (RNO LN) | SAFESTYLE UK PLC (SFE LN) | SINCLAIR PHARMA PLC (SPH LN) | TASTY PLC (TAST LN) | TRACSIS PLC (TRCS LN) | TRIFAST (TRI LN) | VERTU MOTORS PLC (VTU LN)
17 Dec 15
BROOKS MACDONALD GROUP PLC (BRK LN) | CAMBRIA AUTOMOBILES PLC (CAMB LN) | DOTDIGITAL GROUP PLC (DOTD LN) | ELEMENTIS PLC (ELM LN) | HAYWARD TYLER GROUP PLC (HAYT LN) | INSPIRED ENERGY PLC (INSE LN) | IOMART GROUP PLC (IOM LN) | MORTGAGE ADVICE BUREAU HOLDI (MAB1 LN) | REDDE PLC (REDD LN) | TASTY PLC (TAST LN) | TRACSIS PLC (TRCS LN) | TRIFAST PLC (TRI LN) | VERTU MOTORS PLC (VTU LN)
New Screen – Consistent Growth + “11 with legs”
17 Dec 15
To represent the theme of “Consistent Growth”, we introduce our second basket of small-cap stocks selected by a screening process. This will sit alongside our first (deep value) basket introduced and described in our note dated 26th May 2015 (Our first screen – 10 deep value stocks to consider). The screening criteria address both the extent AND the quality of growth in EPS and sales, which we consider add a worthwhile additional element to stock selection. The process results in a basket of 25 stocks, the performance of which we will track over time, allowing comparison of investment styles, but also highlighting interesting companies. We have taken a closer look at 11 stocks “11 with legs” (see list on the right) in this screen.
Retain forecasts for FY17E and FY18E
05 Oct 16
While LFL sales growth of 1.8% for the first 12 weeks of FY17 looked a little light, this was on the back of 2.8% growth in the prior period. H2 comps become easier to lap and Christmas bookings (festive trading comprises 15% of FY sales on average) are up 10% YoY.
Strong H1 17 performance, confident outlook for H2
20 Jan 17
Following on from the positive AGM statement at the end of November, MySale has released an upbeat pre-close trading update. Group revenue increased 6% to A$136.1m, while higher margin online revenue, now representing over 90% of the total group, experienced a strong rate of growth of 18% to A$126.5m. As a result, gross margin showed continued improvement of 270bps driving a 17% uplift in gross profit to A$38.4m (versus A$32.7m). Strong trading for the half, combined with a carefully controlled cost base, led to a doubling in EBITDA to A$3.0m. Management are confident going into the second half period and following the increase in guidance at the end of November, the company remains comfortable with current full year forecasts. More detail and an update on trading will be given at the interims expected on 1st March 2017.
EBITDA break-even reached, positive outlook
18 Jan 17
7digital’s FY16 revenues increased 7% y-o-y and EBITDA profitability was reached, as targeted, in Q4. New contract wins in FY16 set the stage for a stronger top-line performance in FY17 and we consider management’s reiterated target of operating profitability in FY17 as realistic. For an operationally geared growth company in its first year of profitability, the FY17e EV/EBITDA of c 12x looks attractive.
Small Cap Breakfast
17 Jan 17
Global Energy Development (GED.L) — To be renamed Nautilus Marine Services. Schedule 1 from developer and seller of hydrocarbons and related products. Reverse takeover. Raising $10.5m via a convertible. Expected 9 Feb. Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas—TSX-V listed oil and gas exploration has announced its intention to float on AIM. Assets in Guyana and Namibia. Proposed £2m-£3m fundraise. Diversified Gas & Oil—According to LSE website first day of trading on AIM now expected for 30 January.
A year of expansion
17 Jan 17
Final results are broadly in line with our revised forecasts on most headline levels in what proved to be a difficult year for the Group. That said, it has significantly increased room capacity, which is now +40% ahead at the time of the IPO (+14.5% yoy), which improves its competitive position and offering. We are maintaining our headline forecasts, and with the dividend expected to be held for the foreseeable future producing an 8.7% yield with a NAV in excess of 180p, we continue to believe there is strong long term value offered at present.
The Slide Rule
12 Jan 17
What is The Slide Rule? The Slide Rule has been designed to dramatically simplify the identification of the best companies in the UK small/mid-cap sector by making a quantitative assessment of the relative potential of each company. At its core, The Slide Rule aims to identify those companies that create genuine shareholder value through strong returns on capital and solid growth, but also present a value opportunity with the potential tailwind of earnings momentum. Companies are assessed within a Quality, Value, Growth and Momentum (QVGM) framework.