Universe Group Plc

Universe (UNG)

Company name:Universe Group Plc
EPIC:UNGTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AIMPISIN:GB0009483594
Market Segment:ASX1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.universe-group.co.uk/Description:ORD 1P
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 3.25 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 3.00 3.50 3.25 3.25 3.25 146,844
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 8.48 261.07 0.00 -0.58 - - - 6.25 - 2.55

Universe Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.8.48m
Shares In Issue261.07m
Prev. Close3.25
PE Ratio- 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic-0.58p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS2.90p
Return On Equity (ROE)-6.18%
Operating Margin-7.06%
PEG Factor- 
EPS Growth Rate-265.71%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt8.79m
Gross Gearing39.05%
Quick Assets12.11m
Net Working Capital2.13m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets95.11%
Turnover PS8.60p
Pre-Tax Profit PS-0.61p
Retained Profit PS-0.56p
Cash PS2.45p
Net Cash PS-1.80p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-0.27p
Net Asset Value PS9.08p
Spread0.50 (14.29%) 

Universe Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week3.303.25
4 weeks3.453.20
12 weeks4.253.20
1 year6.252.55

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Universe Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week3.25--3.250.373.30
4 weeks3.25--3.200.323.32
12 weeks4.10-0.85-20.733.200.243.51
26 weeks5.25-2.00-
1 year5.00-1.75-35.002.550.254.16
3 years6.13-2.88-46.942.550.264.54
5 years8.50-5.25-61.762.550.236.07

Universe Key Management Ratios

Universe Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio3.04 
PE Ratio- 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.24 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.63 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.36 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS-5.35 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-5.79 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS1.12 
Price-to-Sales PS0.38 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-12.10 
Price-to-Cash PS1.32 
Net Working Capital PS0.82 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS3.98%
Earnings Yield-%
Average PE14.26 
Years in average4 
PE to PE average-%

Universe Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio14.70%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-5.83 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.48 
Net Gearing22.59%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)60.63%
Gross Gearing39.05%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)104.84%
Gearing Under 1 Year28.55%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)76.63%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets5.48%
Current Ratio1.19 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.09 
Liquidity Ratio0.58 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets48.39%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value6.17m
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value1.79 
Total Debt/Sales0.68 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit-9.59 
Total Debt15.20m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets7.13%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-2.92%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Universe Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)-5.70%
Return On Assets (ROA)-4.23%
Net Profit Margin-6.53%
Assets Turnover0.65 
Return On Equity (ROE)-6.18%
Return On Investment (ROI)-5.56%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-%
Net Income Of Revenues-6.53%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.94 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.98 
Current Assets Turnover1.90 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover19.20 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.54 
Debt Collection Period98.87Days

Universe Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
30 Mar 2006FinalGBP0.2531/12/200431/12/200517/05/200619/05/200607/07/20060.50
08 Sep 2005InterimGBP0.2530/12/200430/06/200530/11/200502/12/200516/01/2006-
24 Mar 2005FinalGBP0.5031/12/200331/12/200418/05/200520/05/200506/07/20050.75
07 Dec 2004InterimGBP0.2530/12/200330/06/200401/12/200403/12/200406/01/2005-
23 Mar 2004FinalGBP1.1731/12/200231/12/200319/05/200421/05/200405/07/20041.71
04 Sep 2003InterimGBP0.5430/12/200230/06/200303/12/200305/12/200306/01/2004-
11 Mar 2003FinalGBP1.1731/12/200131/12/200202/04/200304/04/200303/07/20031.95
05 Sep 2002InterimGBP0.7830/12/200130/06/200218/09/200220/09/200221/10/2002-
28 Feb 2002FinalGBP1.1731/12/200031/12/200110/04/200212/04/200201/05/20021.95
20 Aug 2001InterimGBP0.7830/12/200030/06/200119/09/200121/09/200119/10/2001-
19 Feb 2001FinalGBP1.1231/12/199931/12/200004/04/200106/04/200124/04/20011.85
18 Aug 2000InterimGBP0.7330/12/199930/06/200018/09/200022/09/200013/10/2000-
23 Feb 2000FinalGBP1.0031/12/199831/12/199903/04/200007/04/200025/04/20001.66
07 Sep 1999InterimGBP0.6630/12/199830/06/199927/09/199901/10/199922/10/1999-

Universe Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
pre tax profit2.0110.20%0.783.97%0.844.20%-1.59-7.06%m
attributable profit1.849.31%0.633.23%0.814.05%-1.47-6.53%m
retained profit1.849.31%0.633.23%0.814.05%-1.47-6.53%m
eps - basic (p)0.79 0.27 0.35 -0.58 
eps - diluted (p)0.76 0.26 0.33 -0.58 
dividends per share- - - - 

Universe 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 assets2.388.30%2.077.08%2.076.80%1.263.23%m
intangibles intangibles16.6958.12%17.3659.28%17.9659.06%24.4262.75%m
fixed investments fixed investments--%--%--%--%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks1.083.77%1.414.81%1.213.98%1.132.90%m
debtors debtors5.1517.94%5.5518.97%6.4521.22%5.7114.66%m
cash & securities cash & securities3.4111.87%2.899.85%2.728.94%6.4116.47%m
creditors - short creditors - short5.3318.54%5.2117.80%5.4818.03%11.1128.55%m
creditors - long creditors - long0.903.13%0.913.10%0.943.09%4.0910.51%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves22.4978.32%23.1679.10%23.9878.88%23.7160.95%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Universe Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF2.361.612.387.57m
Pre-Financing CF0.62-0.210.712.51m
Retained CF0.03-0.52-0.173.69m

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