Momentum
Relative Strength (%)
1m -1.3%
3m +5.5%
1yr -1.2%
Volume Change (%)
10d v 3m -61.9%
Price vs... (%)
52w High -2.9%
50d MA +0.68%
200d MA +1.98%
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Growth & Value
12m Forecast Rolling
PE Ratio (ttm) 17.6
PEG Ratio (ttm) n/a
EPS Growth (ttm) -34.0 %
Dividend Yield (ttm) 1.70 %
Valuation (ttm)
Price to Book Value 0.84
Price to Tang. Book 0.84
Price to Free Cashflow 11.3
Price to Sales 11.7
EV to EBITDA 12.8
Margin of Safety (beta)
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Quality
Return on Capital 5.21 %
Return on Equity 4.88 %
Operating Margin 74.4 %
Balance Sheet · Income Statement · Cashflow Financial Summary
Year End 31st Jan 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016E 2017E CAGR / Avg
Revenue £m 21.1 62.2 36.9 61.1 45.8 36.1 +11.4%
Operating Profit £m 16.3 56.8 29.4 52.3 35.9 26.9 +10.6%
Net Profit £m 14.3 52.6 27.5 48.9 37.0 24.4 +11.3%
EPS Reported p 19.6 72.2 37.7 67.1 50.7 33.5 +11.3%
EPS Normalised p 19.6 72.2 37.7 67.1 50.7 33.5 +11.3%
EPS Growth % +267.9 -47.8 +77.9 -24.3 -34.0
PE Ratio x 17.6 n/a n/a
PEG x n/a n/a n/a
Profitability
Operating Margin % 77.3 91.4 79.6 85.7 78.5 74.4 +81.1%
ROA % 14.1 6.7 10.9 7.6 4.8
ROCE % 4.7 14.2 6.9 11.1 7.1 5.2 +8.2%
ROE % 14.5 6.8 11.2 7.8 4.9 +9.0%
Cashflow
Op. Cashflow ps p -17.2 -114.3 -14.3 34.8 64.3 51.5
Capex ps p 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Free Cashflow ps p -17.2 -114.3 -14.3 34.8 64.3 51.5
Last ex-div: 28th May, paid: 18th Jun more... Dividends
Dividend ps p 2.25 2.25 5.00 5.00 7.50 10.00 +34.8%
Dividend Growth % -50.0 +122.2 +50.0 +33.3
Dividend Yield % 1.70
Dividend Cover x 8.72 32.1 7.54 13.4 6.76 3.35
Balance Sheet
Cash etc £m 114 43.6 44.2 55.2 68.2 90.1 -4.6%
Working Capital £m 113.4 42.9 45.9 56.3 69.3 84.7 -5.7%
Net Fixed Assets £m 231.2 356.6 377.7 415.2 433.3 431.9 +13.3%
Net Debt £m -114 -43.6 -44.2 -55.2 -68.2 -90.1
Book Value £m 338.4 389.3 415.2 460.4 493.8 506.9 +8.4%
Average Shares m 72.9 72.9 72.9 72.9 72.9 72.9
Book Value ps p 464.1 534 569.4 631.5 677.2 695.2 +8.4%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 January 2015, Graphite Enterprise Trust plc revenues decreased 21% to L36.1M. Net income decreased 34% to L24.4M. Revenues reflect Foreign exchange gains and losses decrease from -L371K to -L1M. Net income also reflects Director's Fees increase of 1% to L234K (expense). Dividend per share increased from L0.08 to L0.10. Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items decreased from L0.51 to L0.33. more »

Health Trend
Bankruptcy Risk
N/A Earnings Manipulation Risk
Magic Formula Score
Other Ratios
Leverage (ttm) Total Ex Intang
Gross Gearing % 0.000 0.000
Net Gearing % -17.8 -17.8
Cash / Assets % 17.2
Liquidity (ttm)
Curr. Ratio 12.0
Quick Ratio 12.0
Interest Cov. n/a
Efficiency (ttm)
Asset Turnover 0.071
Rec's Turnover 18.8
Stock Turnover n/a
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Recent History
Latest interim period (ended 31st Jan '15) vs. prior year
Sales Growth 7,384 %
EPS Growth n/a %
3yr Compound Annual Growth Rate
Sales Growth -0.74 %
EPS Growth -3.87 %
DPS Growth 26.0 %
Graphical History Current Fiscal Year 2016

Broker Forecasts
31st Jan 2016
31st Jan 2017

Price Target: 6.20
(+5.51% above Price)
Net Profit EPS DPS Net Profit EPS DPS
Est. Long Term Growth Rate: n/a (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
Consensus Estimate - - - - - -
1m Change - - - - - -
3m Change - - - - - -
Broker Consensus Trend
Broker Recommendations for Graphite Enterprise Closed Fund
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 0 0 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
There are no named brokers.

Profile Summary

Graphite Enterprise Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company aims to provide shareholders with long term capital growth through investment in unquoted companies. The Company invests in private equity funds and also directly in private companies. The Company invests in the United Kingdom mid-market companies through funds managed directly Graphite Capital Management LLP (Graphite Capital). The Company's investments in other United Kingdom companies and in overseas markets are made through funds managed by third parties. The Company's portfolio is focused on the mid (Euro 50 to Euro 250 million) and large (over Euro 250 million) segments of the European buy-out markets. The Company invests in various sectors, such as business services, industrials, healthcare and education, consumer goods and services, leisure, financials, automotive supplies, technology and telecommunications, media and chemicals. The Company is managed by Graphite Capital.

No Management Information.

No. of Employees: 0 No. of Shareholders: 72,913


Last Annual January 31st, 2015
Last Interim January 31st, 2015
Incorporated June 29, 1981
Shares in Issue 72,207,167
Free Float 71.1m (98.5%)
Sector Financials
Industry Collective Investments
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Financials , FTSE All Share Equity Investment Instruments , FTSE Small Cap ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full) (Dual Listing)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

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