Smart Metering Systems (SMS)

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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:https://www.sms-plc.com/corporate/Description:ORD 1P
Industry Sector:GAS WATER & UTILITIES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 903.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 3.0 [0.33] 904.00 907.00 896.00 908.00 890.00 147,233
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,023.84 113.38 0.07 171.65 - 5.26 - 915.00 - 560.00

Smart Metering Systems Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,023.84m
Shares In Issue113.38m
Prev. Close900.00
PE Ratio5.26 
Dividend Yield-%
EPS - basic171.65p
Dividend PS-p
Dividend Cover- 
Cash Flow PS38.73p
Return On Equity (ROE)47.60%
Operating Margin189.32%
PEG Factor0.00 
EPS Growth Rate4,721.63%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt14.25m
Gross Gearing12.13%
Quick Assets80.26m
Net Working Capital64.62m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets7.03%
Turnover PS90.83p
Pre-Tax Profit PS171.95p
Retained Profit PS159.86p
Cash PS36.92p
Net Cash PS-1.25p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *336.49p
Net Asset Value PS358.47p
Spread3.00 (0.33%) 

Smart Metering Systems Balance Sheet

L^SMS:Liabilities+EQL^SMS:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week915.00849.00
4 weeks915.00825.00
12 weeks915.00789.00
1 year915.00560.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Smart Metering Systems Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week869.0034.003.91849.000.27893.28
4 weeks878.0025.002.85825.000.16880.36
12 weeks810.0093.0011.48789.000.18861.81
26 weeks696.00207.0029.74658.000.18816.11
1 year630.00273.0043.33560.000.20715.74
3 years636.00267.0041.98308.000.33560.24
5 years440.00463.00105.23308.000.28588.48

Smart Metering Systems Key Management Ratios

Smart Metering Systems Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio3.21 
PE Ratio5.26 
Tobin's Q Ratio 2.01 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)2.11 
Dividend Yield-%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.52 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS5.25 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS5.65 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS23.32 
Price-to-Sales PS9.94 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS2.68 
Price-to-Cash PS24.46 
Net Working Capital PS57.00 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS15.84%
Earnings Yield19.01%
Average PE76.08 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average6.91%

Smart Metering Systems Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio3.06%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.03 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing3.08%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)3.26%
Gross Gearing12.13%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)12.82%
Gearing Under 1 Year9.36%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)9.89%
Assets/Equity1.14 
Cash/Equity10.30 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets13.97%
Current Ratio2.49 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.85 
Liquidity Ratio0.97 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets38.80%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value994.81m
CFO/Sales0.43 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.23 
CFO/Assets0.09 
CFO/Debt0.78 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.05 
Total Debt/Sales0.54 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit0.29 
Total Debt56.11m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets0.87%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth250.98%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth58.19%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth50.24%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs4 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.0701-0.0163

Smart Metering Systems Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)46.50%
Return On Assets (ROA)37.94%
Net Profit Margin187.88%
Assets Turnover0.20 
Return On Equity (ROE)47.60%
Return On Investment (ROI)41.74%
Dividend Payout Ratio-%
Plowback Ratio100.00%
Growth from Plowback Ratio61.42%
Net Income Of Revenues176.00%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.33 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.26 
Current Assets Turnover0.90 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover4.14 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales4.95 
Debtors-to-Sales42.00%
Debt Collection Period153.29Days

Smart Metering Systems Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
25 Mar 2021InterimGBX6.2531/12/201931/12/202001/04/202106/04/202129/04/2021-
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 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
turnover79.59100.00%98.49100.00%114.28100.00%102.98100.00%m
pre tax profit17.9722.57%22.4922.83%5.464.78%194.96189.32%m
attributable profit14.6618.42%18.6518.94%4.003.50%193.48187.88%m
retained profit10.6313.36%12.5112.70%-3.08-2.70%181.25176.00%m
eps - basic (p)16.17 3.97 3.56 171.65 
eps - diluted (p)15.89 3.93 3.53 170.26 
dividends per share5.20 5.98 6.88 - 

Smart Metering Systems Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
L^SMS:Liabilities+EQL^SMS:AssetsL^SMS:Liabilities+EQL^SMS:AssetsL^SMS:Liabilities+EQL^SMS:AssetsL^SMS:Liabilities+EQL^SMS:Assets
 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets265.3556.12%356.7379.33%412.6674.04%328.3470.98%m
intangibles intangibles13.872.93%17.143.81%23.744.26%24.925.39%m
fixed investments fixed investments0.120.02%0.080.02%0.080.01%1.380.30%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%3.110.69%--%0.640.14%m
stocks stocks16.583.51%11.262.50%22.063.96%27.655.98%m
debtors debtors26.305.56%31.336.97%48.758.75%37.758.16%m
cash & securities cash & securities150.6031.85%30.036.68%50.098.99%41.869.05%m
TOTAL472.81100%449.67100%557.37100%462.55100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short71.3815.10%211.4747.03%49.538.89%43.289.36%m
creditors - long creditors - long173.8136.76%12.072.68%284.2651.00%12.832.77%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL245.1951.86%223.5449.71%333.8059.89%56.1112.13%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves227.6248.14%226.1350.29%223.5840.11%406.4487.87%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL227.6248.14%226.1350.29%223.5840.11%406.4487.87%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Smart Metering Systems Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF40.2340.0442.3943.91m
Pre-Financing CF-81.69-94.00-60.59279.59m
Retained CF142.60-120.5720.07-9.86m

Smart Metering Systems Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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