Smart Metering Systems Plc

Smart Metering Systems (SMS)

Company name:Smart Metering Systems Plc
Company Description:Smart Metering Systems, the only independent provider of the full range of gas infrastructure connection services, gas meter asset management services, and developer of smart metering technology solutions to the UK\'s key gas suppliers.
EPIC:SMSTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AS50ISIN:GB00B4X1RC86
Market Segment:AMSMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:Description:ORD 1P
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 684.00 0.0 [0.00] 685.00 695.00 - - - 720
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 14,587.13 2,132.62 0.11 3.56 6.88 192.13 1.01 770.00 - 436.60

Smart Metering Systems Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.14,587.13m
Shares In Issue2,132.62m
Prev. Close684.00
PE Ratio192.13 
Dividend Yield1.01%
EPS - basic3.56p
Dividend PS6.88p
Dividend Cover0.52 
Cash Flow PS1.99p
Return On Equity (ROE)1.79%
Operating Margin4.78%
PEG Factor-18.60 
EPS Growth Rate-10.33%
Dividends PS Growth Rate15.05%
Net Debt283.71m
Gross Gearing59.89%
Quick Assets98.84m
Net Working Capital71.37m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets5.44%
Turnover PS5.36p
Pre-Tax Profit PS0.26p
Retained Profit PS-0.14p
Cash PS2.35p
Net Cash PS0.03p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *9.37p
Net Asset Value PS10.48p
Spread10.00 (1.44%) 

Smart Metering Systems Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week692.00658.00
4 weeks727.00658.00
12 weeks770.00634.00
1 year770.00436.60

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Smart Metering Systems Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week677.007.001.03658.000.14671.59
4 weeks682.002.000.29658.000.13688.64
12 weeks634.0050.007.89634.000.19699.21
26 weeks612.0072.0011.76560.000.21644.72
1 year490.20193.8039.53436.600.28608.45
3 years703.00-19.00-2.70308.000.33554.91
5 years355.00329.0092.68308.000.30556.54

Smart Metering Systems Key Management Ratios

Smart Metering Systems Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio227.30 
PE Ratio192.13 
Tobin's Q Ratio 28.97 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)30.20 
Dividend Yield1.01%
Market-to-Book Ratio65.24 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS2,670.66 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-4,733.01 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS344.13 
Price-to-Sales PS127.64 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS73.00 
Price-to-Cash PS291.21 
Net Working Capital PS3.35 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS204.40%
Earnings Yield0.52%
Average PE79.04 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average243.10%

Smart Metering Systems Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio55.98%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)1.42 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.02 
Net Gearing50.90%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)53.17%
Gross Gearing59.89%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)62.55%
Gearing Under 1 Year8.89%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)9.28%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets12.80%
Current Ratio2.44 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)2.00 
Liquidity Ratio1.01 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets41.43%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value14,821.30m
CFO/Attributable Profit10.60 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.02 
Total Debt/Sales2.92 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit61.11 
Total Debt333.80m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets4.68%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs4 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Smart Metering Systems Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)1.08%
Return On Assets (ROA)0.79%
Net Profit Margin3.50%
Assets Turnover0.23 
Return On Equity (ROE)1.79%
Return On Investment (ROI)1.07%
Dividend Payout Ratio193.26%
Plowback Ratio-93.26%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-1.66%
Net Income Of Revenues-2.70%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.51 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.28 
Current Assets Turnover1.16 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover6.86 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales4.41 
Debt Collection Period127.88Days

Smart Metering Systems Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
06 Jan 2021InterimGBX6.2531/12/201931/12/202007/01/202108/01/202128/01/2021-
15 Sep 2020InterimGBX6.2531/12/201931/12/202001/10/202002/10/202029/10/2020-
17 Mar 2020FinalGBX4.5831/12/201831/12/201923/04/202024/04/202004/06/20206.88
17 Sep 2019InterimGBX2.3031/12/201831/12/201924/10/201925/10/201922/11/2019-
12 Apr 2019FinalGBX3.9831/12/201731/12/201825/04/201926/04/201906/06/20195.98
18 Sep 2018InterimGBX2.0031/12/201731/12/201825/10/201826/10/201823/11/2018-
13 Mar 2018FinalGBX3.4631/12/201631/12/201726/04/201827/04/201831/05/20185.20
12 Sep 2017InterimGBX1.7431/12/201631/12/201719/10/201720/10/201724/11/2017-
21 Mar 2017FinalGBX2.7331/12/201531/12/201627/04/201728/04/201701/06/20174.10
20 Sep 2016InterimGBX1.3731/12/201531/12/201620/10/201621/10/201625/11/2016-
21 Mar 2016FinalGBX2.2031/12/201431/12/201528/04/201629/04/201602/06/20163.30
16 Sep 2015InterimGBX1.1031/12/201431/12/201515/10/201516/10/201520/11/2015-
16 Mar 2015FinalGBX1.8831/12/201331/12/201423/04/201524/04/201501/06/20152.82
02 Sep 2014InterimGBX0.9431/12/201331/12/201415/10/201416/10/201421/11/2014-
24 Mar 2014FinalGBX1.6131/12/201231/12/201323/04/201425/04/201430/05/20142.31
04 Sep 2013InterimGBX0.7031/12/201231/12/201316/10/201318/10/201322/11/2013-
21 Mar 2013FinalGBX1.1531/12/201131/12/201224/04/201326/04/201331/05/20131.65
05 Sep 2012InterimGBX0.5031/12/201131/12/201217/10/201219/10/201222/11/2012-

Smart Metering Systems Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
pre tax profit18.2427.15%17.9722.57%22.4922.83%5.464.78%m
attributable profit15.2522.69%14.6618.42%18.6518.94%4.003.50%m
retained profit12.1018.01%10.6313.36%12.5112.70%-3.08-2.70%m
eps - basic (p)17.33 16.17 3.97 3.56 
eps - diluted (p)17.02 15.89 3.93 3.53 
dividends per share4.10 5.20 5.98 6.88 

Smart Metering Systems Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets157.9877.73%265.3556.12%356.7379.33%412.6674.04%m
intangibles intangibles14.617.19%13.872.93%17.143.81%23.744.26%m
fixed investments fixed investments0.120.06%0.120.02%0.080.02%0.080.01%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%3.110.69%--%m
stocks stocks6.123.01%16.583.51%11.262.50%22.063.96%m
debtors debtors16.428.08%26.305.56%31.336.97%48.758.75%m
cash & securities cash & securities8.003.94%150.6031.85%30.036.68%50.098.99%m
creditors - short creditors - short41.3020.32%71.3815.10%211.4747.03%49.538.89%m
creditors - long creditors - long95.5347.00%173.8136.76%12.072.68%284.2651.00%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves66.4232.68%227.6248.14%226.1350.29%223.5840.11%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Smart Metering Systems Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF31.3540.2340.0442.39m
Pre-Financing CF-9.72-81.69-94.00-60.59m
Retained CF2.29142.60-120.5720.07m

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