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|21/09/2016 07:00:07||London Stock Exchange||Trading update & appointment of an Independent NED|
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N+1 Singer - Small-cap quantitative research - New momentum screen + 10 “trendy friendlies”
28 Jul 16
We present here our new momentum screen, which is intended to track the behaviour of small-cap shares experiencing the most positive technical momentum. This represents the third of our style baskets, with value and consistent growth themes already established. This is not intended to address the perennial tension between technical and fundamental analysts, merely to investigate behaviour over time. Of the 25 stocks in the basket, we have focussed on 10 which we know and believe to be particularly interesting. With the widely used dictum “the trend is your friend” in mind, we have dubbed them the “trendy friendlies”. We will monitor performance and refresh the screen in 3-4 months’ time.
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Fighting the waves
25 Oct 16
Management action in response to a tough trading climate and falling profits should contribute to a sound recovery in profits next year. Following share price weakness, the group is valued at a substantial discount to both the broking market leader Clarkson and to other peers. Meanwhile, if the dividend can be held, the shares offer a well above-average yield, pending an eventual improvement in trading conditions.
21 Oct 16
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FY17 expectations unchanged. Interim dividend maintained
25 Oct 16
Interims reflect tough markets which impacted Technical. Shipbroking delivered a resilient result and Logistics has performed well. The interim dividend has been held at 9.0p. The group anticipate an improvement in H2. The Board’s expectations for the year are unchanged based upon the strength of the order book due in H2, its ongoing market coverage and the benefits of action taken previously. We have retained our FY2017 PBT forecast of £8.7m and a maintained dividend. We reiterate our Buy and adjust our TP to 450p.
Doing things differently
25 Oct 16
Growing pains have impacted on its operational performance (EBIT margins 5.8% FY15 vs 12.2% FY13) and the HSS Hire valuation is at distressed levels (price to book 0.4x vs 1.3x at the time of the float). As the top-line catches up with the expanded cost base and the roll-out of the NDEC leads to greater efficiencies, margins and returns will rebound. Historical experience has shown that price to book ratios typically match these improvements (see Ashtead FY08-FY15, price to book expanded +196%). Therefore, we see scope for material upside in the share price as the expected operational recovery to progress. Our 12 month target of 115p equates to a 0.8x price to net operating assets
Risks discounted leaving significant upside
18 Oct 16
FY 2016 sales grew strongly at +22% but EPS growth lagged at +3% (our revised forecast -1%) as staff attrition and significant investment in new services held back profitability. Conversion of profit into cash improved significantly, at 240% in H2, as shorter payment terms and a lower level of extensions also benefited. We make no major changes to our forecasts and reiterate our view that Utilitywise is at the forefront of a changing energy market, supported by investment in innovative technology. The current valuation is entirely focused on the short-term challenges and ignores the growth potential supported by the new services.