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Grafenia

AIM:GRA
Snowflake Description

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
GRA
AIM
£11M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. GB
  3. Commercial Services
Company description

Grafenia Plc, together with its subsidiaries, licenses brands, software, and technology for the graphic arts industry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Holland, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and internationally. The last earnings update was 78 days ago. More info.


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  • Grafenia has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
GRA Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
AIM:GRA
0.8%
GB Commercial Services
-0.4%
GB Market
1 Year Returns
-11.9%
AIM:GRA
17.6%
GB Commercial Services
4.5%
GB Market
GRA Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Grafenia (GRA) 0% -9.8% -19.6% -11.9% 23.3% -60.6%
GB Commercial Services 0.8% 1.4% 5.6% 17.6% 13.7% 10.6%
GB Market -0.4% 1.7% 4.7% 4.5% 6.9% 2.9%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • GRA underperformed the Commercial Services industry which returned 17.6% over the past year.
  • GRA underperformed the Market in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which returned 4.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility
GRA
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Grafenia undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Grafenia. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is £0.0925.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Grafenia's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Grafenia's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
AIM:GRA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-03-31) in GBP £-0.04
AIM:GRA Share Price ** AIM (2019-11-15) in GBP £0.09
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 24 Publicly-Listed Commercial Services Companies 18.65x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 751 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.16x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Grafenia.

AIM:GRA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= AIM:GRA Share Price ÷ EPS (both in GBP)

= 0.09 ÷ -0.04

-2.44x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Grafenia is loss making, we can't compare its value to the GB Commercial Services industry average.
  • Grafenia is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Grafenia's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
AIM:GRA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -2.44x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 19 Publicly-Listed Commercial Services Companies 1.21x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 558 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.4x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Grafenia, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Grafenia's assets?
Raw Data
AIM:GRA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-03-31) in GBP £0.07
AIM:GRA Share Price * AIM (2019-11-15) in GBP £0.09
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 31 Publicly-Listed Commercial Services Companies 1.79x
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 1,305 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.52x
AIM:GRA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= AIM:GRA Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in GBP)

= 0.09 ÷ 0.07

1.39x

* Primary Listing of Grafenia.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Grafenia is good value based on assets compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Grafenia's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Commercial Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Commercial Services industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Grafenia has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Grafenia expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Grafenia has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
15.9%
Expected Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Grafenia expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Grafenia's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Grafenia's earnings growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Grafenia's revenue growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
AIM:GRA Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 15.9%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.7%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 12.6%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.6%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
AIM:GRA Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (7 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in GBP Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
AIM:GRA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:GRA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-03-31 16 -1 -3
2018-12-31 16 -1 -2
2018-09-30 16 0 -2
2018-06-30 15 0 -1
2018-03-31 15 1 -1
2017-12-31 13 1 -1
2017-09-30 12 1 -1
2017-06-30 11 1 -1
2017-03-31 10 1 -1
2016-09-30 11 0 0
2016-06-30 11 0 0

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Grafenia is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Grafenia is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
AIM:GRA Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (7 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Grafenia Company Filings, last reported 7 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AIM:GRA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:GRA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) EPS *
2019-03-31 -0.04
2018-12-31 -0.03
2018-09-30 -0.03
2018-06-30 -0.03
2018-03-31 -0.02
2017-12-31 -0.02
2017-09-30 -0.02
2017-06-30 -0.02
2017-03-31 -0.01
2016-09-30 0.00
2016-06-30 0.00

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Grafenia will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Take a look at our analysis of GRA’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  2. Grafenia's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Commercial Services companies here
  3. Grafenia's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Grafenia's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Grafenia has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Grafenia performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Grafenia's growth in the last year to its industry (Commercial Services).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Grafenia does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Grafenia's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Grafenia's 1-year growth to the GB Commercial Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Grafenia's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Grafenia Company Filings, last reported 7 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AIM:GRA Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-03-31 15.96 -2.82 6.12
2018-12-31 16.08 -2.32 5.68
2018-09-30 16.20 -1.81 5.25
2018-06-30 15.42 -1.38 4.91
2018-03-31 14.63 -0.95 4.58
2017-12-31 13.34 -0.85 4.27
2017-09-30 12.05 -0.76 3.96
2017-06-30 11.25 -0.69 3.84
2017-03-31 10.45 -0.63 3.72
2016-09-30 10.62 -0.09 3.69
2016-06-30 10.69 -0.04 3.73
2016-03-31 10.77 0.01 3.78
2015-09-30 10.83 0.23 3.70
2015-06-30 10.93 0.41 3.72
2015-03-31 11.02 0.60 3.73
2014-12-31 12.93 0.71 3.92
2014-09-30 14.84 0.82 4.11
2014-06-30 17.14 0.84 4.45
2014-03-31 19.44 0.86 4.80
2013-12-31 19.88 0.84 4.88
2013-09-30 20.32 0.82 4.96
2013-06-30 20.49 0.81 4.89
2013-03-31 20.66 0.81 4.83
2012-12-31 21.06 0.89 4.65

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Grafenia has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Grafenia has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the GB Commercial Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Grafenia improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Grafenia's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Commercial Services industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Grafenia has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Grafenia's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Grafenia's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Grafenia is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Grafenia's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Grafenia's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 4.2x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Grafenia Company Filings, last reported 7 months ago.

AIM:GRA Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in GBP Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-03-31 5.64 1.29 1.35
2018-12-31 5.64 1.29 1.35
2018-09-30 6.25 2.67 1.62
2018-06-30 6.25 2.67 1.62
2018-03-31 3.99 1.92 0.17
2017-12-31 3.99 1.92 0.17
2017-09-30 4.22 3.34
2017-06-30 4.22 3.34
2017-03-31 4.61 0.30 0.52
2016-09-30 4.98 0.00 0.50
2016-06-30 4.98 0.00 0.50
2016-03-31 5.26 0.33 0.69
2015-09-30 5.47 0.25 0.12
2015-06-30 5.47 0.25 0.12
2015-03-31 5.95 0.00 1.28
2014-12-31 5.95 0.00 1.28
2014-09-30 5.71 0.02 1.08
2014-06-30 5.71 0.02 1.08
2014-03-31 5.81 0.00 1.40
2013-12-31 5.81 0.00 1.40
2013-09-30 5.44 0.05 0.53
2013-06-30 5.44 0.05 0.53
2013-03-31 5.90 0.02 1.42
2012-12-31 5.90 0.02 1.42
  • Grafenia's level of debt (22.8%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (0% vs 22.8% today).
CASH RUNWAY ANALYSIS

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

  • Grafenia has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.
  • Grafenia has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 18.3% each year.
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Financial health checks
We assess Grafenia's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Grafenia has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Grafenia's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Grafenia dividends.
If you bought £2,000 of Grafenia shares you are expected to receive £0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Grafenia's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Grafenia's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
AIM:GRA Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Commercial Services Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 20 Stocks 2.8%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 680 Stocks 4.5%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 1.1%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 2%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 5.3%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

AIM:GRA Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in £) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
AIM:GRA Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in £) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2017-06-15 0.000 0.000
2017-06-07 0.000 0.000
2016-11-08 0.000 0.000
2016-06-08 0.000 0.000
2015-06-26 0.015 10.914
2015-06-08 0.015 7.381
2014-06-30 0.013 6.748
2014-06-09 0.013 6.282
2013-06-10 0.026 14.749
2012-06-06 0.026 9.498
2011-06-06 0.032 9.988
2010-06-01 0.032 8.575
2009-06-01 0.032 9.149
2009-03-31 0.032 9.576

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Grafenia has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Grafenia's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Grafenia's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Grafenia has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Grafenia's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 1.1%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Grafenia afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Grafenia has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Grafenia's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Peter Gunning
COMPENSATION £187,115
AGE 43
CEO Bio

Mr. Peter R. Gunning, MA serves as Chief Executive Officer of Grafenia Plc and serves as its Chief Technology Officer Mr. Gunning served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Grafenia Plc (formerly Printing.com PLC) since October 6, 2015 and served as its Operations Director was responsible for developing the Printing.com Store concept associated marketing and operations infrastructure. Mr. Gunning established The Design Foundry Scotland Limited and was a client of the business. He has been a Director at Grafenia Plc since June 2001. Mr. Gunning obtained Masters Degree in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot -Watt University in 1997.

CEO Compensation
  • Peter's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Peter's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Grafenia management team in years:

4.1
Average Tenure
45
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Grafenia management team is about average.
Management Team

Peter Gunning

TITLE
CEO, CTO & Director
COMPENSATION
£187K
AGE
43

Simon Barrell

TITLE
Interim Finance Director & Part-time Director
COMPENSATION
£81K
AGE
60
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Gavin Cockerill

TITLE
COO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£92K
AGE
40
TENURE
4.1 yrs

Richard Lightfoot

TITLE
Company Secretary & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£78K
AGE
47
TENURE
4.1 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Grafenia board of directors in years:

2.2
Average Tenure
45
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Grafenia board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors

Jan-Hendrik Mohr

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
£15K
AGE
30
TENURE
2.6 yrs

Peter Gunning

TITLE
CEO, CTO & Director
COMPENSATION
£187K
AGE
43
TENURE
18.4 yrs

Simon Barrell

TITLE
Interim Finance Director & Part-time Director
COMPENSATION
£81K
AGE
60
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Gavin Cockerill

TITLE
COO & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£92K
AGE
40
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Richard Lightfoot

TITLE
Company Secretary & Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£78K
AGE
47
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Conrad Bona

TITLE
Non-Executive Director
COMPENSATION
£15K
AGE
50
TENURE
4.1 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (£) Value (£)
09. Apr 19 Sell Conrad Bona Individual 05. Apr 19 05. Apr 19 -222,222 £0.12 £-26,667
09. Apr 19 Buy Conrad Bona Individual 05. Apr 19 05. Apr 19 221,427 £0.12 £26,630
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Management checks
We assess Grafenia's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Grafenia has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

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Is Grafenia Plc's (LON:GRA) Balance Sheet A Threat To Its Future?

Investors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like Grafenia Plc (LON:GRA), with a market cap of UK£9.79m. … However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the business?

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Is Grafenia Plc's (LON:GRA) Balance Sheet Strong Enough To Weather A Storm?

Moreover, GRA has produced cash from operations of UK£844.00K in the last twelve months, leading to an operating cash to total debt ratio of 282.27%, meaning that GRA’s current level of operating cash is high enough to cover debt. … Looking at GRA’s most recent UK£1.96M liabilities, it seems that the business has been able to meet these commitments with a current assets level of UK£3.42M, leading to a 1.74x current account ratio. … Maintaining a high level of debt, while revenues are still below costs, can be dangerous as liquidity tends to dry up in unexpected downturns.Next Steps: Although GRA’s debt level is towards the higher end of the spectrum, its cash flow coverage seems adequate to meet obligations which means its debt is being efficiently utilised.

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Who Owns Grafenia Plc (LON:GRA)?

Insider Ownership Another important group of shareholders are company insiders. … Insider ownership has to do more with how the company is managed and less to do with the direct impact of the magnitude of shares trading on the market. … Private Company Ownership Potential investors in GRA should also look at another important group of investors: private companies, with a stake of 11.91%, who are primarily invested because of strategic and capital gain interests.

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How Does Investing In Grafenia Plc (LON:GRA) Impact Your Portfolio?

A popular measure of market risk for a stock is its beta, and the market as a whole represents a beta value of one. … GRA's beta implies it may be a stock that investors with high-beta portfolios might find relevant if they wanted to reduce their exposure to market risk, especially during times of downturns. … An asset-heavy company tends to have a higher beta because the risk associated with running fixed assets during a downturn is highly expensive.

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How Much is Grafenia Plc's (LON:GRA) CEO Getting Paid?

Check out our latest analysis for Grafenia What has GRA's performance been like? … Profitability of a company is a strong indication of GRA's ability to generate returns on shareholders' funds through corporate activities. … Usually I'd use market cap and profit as factors determining performance, however, GRA's negative earnings reduces the effectiveness of this method.

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Should You Invest In The Service Stock Grafenia Plc (LON:GRA)?

As the company trails the rest of the industry in terms of growth, Grafenia may also be a cheaper stock relative to its peers. … AIM:GRA PE PEG Gauge Feb 7th 18 The commercial services industry is trading at a PE ratio of 19.5x, relatively similar to the rest of the UK stock market PE of 17.77x. … Although it delivered lower growth relative to its services peers in the near term, the market may be pessimistic on the stock, leading to a potential undervaluation.

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How Financially Strong Is Grafenia Plc (LON:GRA)?

Additionally, GRA has produced £0.8M in operating cash flow during the same period of time, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 282.27%, indicating that GRA’s current level of operating cash is high enough to cover debt. … With current liabilities at £2.0M, the company has been able to meet these obligations given the level of current assets of £3.4M, with a current ratio of 1.74x. … Maintaining a high level of debt, while revenues are still below costs, can be dangerous as liquidity tends to dry up in unexpected downturns.Next Steps: Although GRA’s debt level is towards the higher end of the spectrum, its cash flow coverage seems adequate to meet obligations which means its debt is being efficiently utilised.

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What You Must Know About Grafenia Plc's (LON:GRA) Major Investors

Today, I will be analyzing Grafenia Plc’s (AIM:GRA) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … Insider Ownership Another important group of shareholders are company insiders. … Thus, investors not need worry too much about the consequences of these holdings.What this means for you: GRA's considerably high level of institutional ownership calls for further analysis into its margin of safety.

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AIM Service Industry: A Deep Dive Into Grafenia Plc (AIM:GRA)

Commercial services analysts are forecasting for the entire industry, a relatively muted growth of 5.02% in the upcoming year, and an overall negative growth rate in the next couple of years. … If your initial investment thesis is around the growth prospects of GRA, there are other commercial services companies that have delivered higher growth, and perhaps trading at a discount to the industry average. … Although its growth has delivered lower growth relative to its commercial services peers in the near term, the market may be pessimistic on the stock, leading to a potential undervaluation.

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Company Info

Description

Grafenia Plc, together with its subsidiaries, licenses brands, software, and technology for the graphic arts industry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Holland, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and internationally. Its brands and solutions include Brambl, a Web design tool that helps graphic designers to build Websites; BrandDemand, which provides online print management services to franchise networks and other multisite businesses; Marqetspace, an online service that serves trade buyers of printing services; Flyerzone that offers online print services; Nettl, a suite of training, marketing, and software solutions, which helps a graphics business to deliver Web projects; printing.com that supplies SMEs with graphic design and printing services through its partner network; Image Group, which provides merchandising, retail graphics, site branding, signage, promotional advertising, and exhibition solutions; w3p, a Web-to-print software as a service (SaaS) solution for designers and printers; w3shop, a SaaS cloud-based platform; and TemplateCloud, a SaaS based crowd-sourced templated graphic design to other online printers through an application programming interface. The company also manufactures a range of printing, signage, and promotional products, as well as expo displays. It operates through a network of approximately 170 retail stores, as well as sells its products through account managers, online channels, and resellers. The company was formerly known as Printing.com plc and changed its name to Grafenia Plc in July 2013. Grafenia Plc was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Details
Name: Grafenia Plc
GRA
Exchange: AIM
Founded: 2000
£10,501,094
113,525,346
Website: http://www.grafenia.com
Address: Grafenia Plc
Third Avenue,
The Village,
Manchester,
Greater Manchester, M17 1FG,
United Kingdom
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
AIM GRA Ordinary Shares London Stock Exchange AIM Market GB GBP 05. Sep 2000
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
188
Grafenia employees.
Industry
Commercial Printing
Commercial Services
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/11/16 20:35
End of day share price update: 2019/11/15 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2018/06/11
Last earnings filing: 2019/08/30
Last earnings reported: 2019/03/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2019/03/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.