Market Price

7.20 

0.35 5.1%

as of Dec 02 '22

52 Week Range:

6.40 10.00


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through UK Forks, Brandon Hire Station, ESS, Groundforce, TPA, MEP Hire, Torrent Trackside, Airpac Rentals, and TR Group businesses. The UK Forks business engages in the rental of telescopic handlers and tracked access platforms use for construction and housebuilding sites. The Brandon Hire Station business is involved in the rental of tools and specialist products to the industry and construction markets, as well as homeowners. The ESS business engages in the rental of safety, survey, communication, and test and measurement equipment. The Groundforce business rents excavation support systems and specialist products to the water, civil engineering, and construction industries. The TPA business provides portable roadways and temporary access solutions to customers in the transmission, construction, rail, and outdoor events markets. The MEP Hire business offers mechanical and electrical press fittings, and low level access platforms to the construction, fit out, mechanical, and electrical markets. The Torrent Trackside business supplies rail infrastructure portable plants and related trackside services to Network Rail and London Underground, as well as their appointed track renewal, maintenance, and project contractors. The Airpac Rentals business offers well test, pipeline testing, rig maintenance, and LNG and geothermal drilling services. The TR Group business rents test and measurement, communications, calibration, and audio visual solutions. The company was formerly known as Vibroplant plc and changed its name to Vp plc in 2000. Vp plc was incorporated in 1950 and is headquartered in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. Vp plc is a subsidiary of Ackers P Investment Company Limited.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18 Mar '19 Mar '20 Mar '21 Mar '22
Equity (BVPS) 2.27
2.51
2.69
growth rate 10.6% 7.2%
Earnings BIT 15.33
19.00
20.71
27.10
30.22
35.90
39.53
39.02
50.42
12.75
43.00
growth rate 23.9% 9.0% 30.8% 11.5% 18.8% 10.1% -1.3% 29.2% -74.7% 237.2%
Avg.PE 8.90
11.12
17.48
16.17
13.40
15.19
17.05
20.83
21.20
growth rate 24.9% 57.2% -7.5% -17.1% 13.4% 12.2% 6.9% 1.8%
ROA 6.40
6.60
7.50
growth rate 3.1% 13.6%
ROE 13.40
13.60
15.00
growth rate 1.5% 10.3%
Balance Sheet Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18 Mar '19 Mar '20 Mar '21 Mar '22
Acct.Receivable 30.00
29.00
33.57
36.38
38.45
44.16
63.63
70.74
74.74
62.65
69.76
growth rate -3.3% 15.8% 8.4% 5.7% 14.9% 44.1% 11.2% 5.7% -16.2% 11.4%
Acct.Payable 18.00
13.00
15.64
17.70
18.83
21.48
31.39
28.93
28.87
26.94
30.33
growth rate -27.8% 20.3% 13.2% 6.4% 14.1% 46.1% -7.8% -0.2% -6.7% 12.6%
Cur.Assets 45.00
48.00
52.69
52.83
61.55
69.96
97.69
116.84
114.43
90.55
97.63
growth rate 6.7% 9.8% 0.3% 16.5% 13.7% 39.6% 19.6% -2.1% -20.9% 7.8%
Total Assets 195.00
198.00
219.56
245.09
276.65
314.97
433.97
457.89
508.05
447.80
464.47
growth rate 1.5% 10.9% 11.6% 12.9% 13.9% 37.8% 5.5% 11.0% -11.9% 3.7%
Cash 6.00
9.00
8.98
5.24
11.37
15.07
18.19
29.04
20.09
15.92
13.62
growth rate 50.0% -0.2% -41.7% 117.2% 32.5% 20.7% 59.6% -30.8% -20.8% -14.5%
Inventory 5.00
6.00
5.35
6.50
5.36
5.17
8.62
7.81
9.07
7.34
7.96
growth rate 20.0% -10.8% 21.4% -17.4% -3.7% 66.9% -9.4% 16.2% -19.1% 8.4%
Cur.Liabilities 49.00
60.00
45.05
56.94
60.23
62.61
83.04
101.32
99.04
172.98
94.98
growth rate 22.5% -24.9% 26.4% 5.8% 4.0% 32.6% 22.0% -2.3% 74.7% -45.1%
Liabilities 104.00
97.00
111.58
133.32
155.30
177.65
279.53
289.01
338.12
294.68
297.88
growth rate -6.7% 15.0% 19.5% 16.5% 14.4% 57.3% 3.4% 17.0% -12.9% 1.1%
LT Debt 46.00
30.00
62.00
72.00
88.00
107.00
186.00
178.79
173.60
64.78
144.22
growth rate -34.8% 106.7% 16.1% 22.2% 21.6% 73.8% -3.9% -2.9% -62.7% 122.6%
Equity 91.10
100.90
107.96
111.74
121.32
137.29
154.42
168.86
169.89
153.09
166.59
growth rate 10.8% 7.0% 3.5% 8.6% 13.2% 12.5% 9.4% 0.6% -9.9% 8.8%
Common Shares 40.15
18.00
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
growth rate -55.2% -88.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18 Mar '19 Mar '20 Mar '21 Mar '22
Capital Expenditures 35.00
30.00
39.54
52.89
50.24
64.65
71.57
74.59
54.69
46.58
68.68
growth rate -14.3% 31.8% 33.8% -5.0% 28.7% 10.7% 4.2% -26.7% -14.8% 47.4%
Cash Dividends 4.50
4.40
4.96
5.99
6.57
7.63
8.98
10.85
12.06
14.05
14.05
growth rate -2.2% 12.8% 20.6% 9.7% 16.2% 17.7% 20.8% 11.1% 16.6% 0.0%
Cash From OA 33.00
33.00
41.47
49.64
40.92
62.44
63.30
79.91
84.89
101.61
76.71
growth rate 0.0% 25.7% 19.7% -17.6% 52.6% 1.4% 26.3% 6.2% 19.7% -24.5%
FCF -1.30
3.80
1.93
-3.25
-9.32
-2.21
-8.27
5.32
30.20
55.03
8.03
growth rate 100.0% -49.2% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 467.3% 82.2% -85.4%
Income Statement Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18 Mar '19 Mar '20 Mar '21 Mar '22
Sales 162.00
167.00
183.06
205.60
208.75
248.74
303.64
382.83
362.93
308.00
350.92
growth rate 3.1% 9.6% 12.3% 1.5% 19.2% 22.1% 26.1% -5.2% -15.1% 13.9%
Op.Income 12.00
19.00
20.71
27.10
30.22
35.90
39.53
39.02
50.42
12.75
43.00
growth rate 58.3% 9.0% 30.8% 11.5% 18.8% 10.1% -1.3% 29.2% -74.7% 237.2%
IBT 15.30
16.40
18.93
25.07
27.50
30.34
30.81
33.58
28.37
-2.27
35.64
growth rate 7.2% 15.5% 32.4% 9.7% 10.3% 1.6% 9.0% -15.5% -100.0% 100.0%
Net Income 12.00
13.00
15.70
19.87
22.39
23.65
24.37
25.82
18.59
-4.60
25.54
growth rate 8.3% 20.7% 26.6% 12.7% 5.7% 3.0% 6.0% -28.0% -100.0% 100.0%
EPS 0.28
0.31
0.36
growth rate 10.7% 16.1%
Gross Profit 41.00
42.00
49.59
56.83
59.62
69.59
79.46
87.99
83.40
55.18
86.97
growth rate 2.4% 18.1% 14.6% 4.9% 16.7% 14.2% 10.7% -5.2% -33.8% 57.6%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '21 Jun '21 Sep '21 Dec '21 Mar '22
Earnings BIT 7.38
11.17
11.17
10.33
10.33
growth rate 51.3% 0.0% -7.5% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Mar '21 Jun '21 Sep '21 Dec '21 Mar '22
Acct.Receivable 62.65
79.04
79.04
69.76
69.76
growth rate 26.2% 0.0% -11.7% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 26.94
87.52
87.52
30.33
30.33
growth rate 224.9% 0.0% -65.4% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 90.62
96.31
96.31
97.63
97.63
growth rate 6.3% 0.0% 1.4% 0.0%
Total Assets 444.39
453.63
453.63
464.47
464.47
growth rate 2.1% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0%
Cash 15.92
10.47
10.47
13.62
13.62
growth rate -34.2% 0.0% 30.0% 0.0%
Inventory 7.34
6.79
6.79
7.96
7.96
growth rate -7.5% 0.0% 17.1% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 174.08
102.22
102.22
94.98
94.98
growth rate -41.3% 0.0% -7.1% 0.0%
Liabilities 291.27
295.97
295.97
297.88
297.88
growth rate 1.6% 0.0% 0.7% 0.0%
LT Debt 64.78
142.11
142.11
144.22
144.22
growth rate 119.4% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0%
Equity 153.09
157.63
157.63
166.59
166.59
growth rate 3.0% 0.0% 5.7% 0.0%
Common Shares 2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
2.01
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '21 Jun '21 Sep '21 Dec '21 Mar '22
Capital Expenditures 13.97
17.46
17.46
16.88
16.88
growth rate 25.0% 0.0% -3.3% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 4.95
4.95
4.95
2.08
2.08
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% -58.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 19.50
18.54
18.54
19.82
19.82
growth rate -4.9% 0.0% 6.9% 0.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 5.53
1.08
1.08
2.93
2.93
growth rate -80.5% 0.0% 172.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Mar '21 Jun '21 Sep '21 Dec '21 Mar '22
Sales 82.95
88.05
88.05
87.41
87.41
growth rate 6.1% 0.0% -0.7% 0.0%
Op.Income 7.38
11.17
11.17
10.33
10.33
growth rate 51.3% 0.0% -7.5% 0.0%
IBT 1.94
9.28
9.28
8.55
8.55
growth rate 377.2% 0.0% -7.9% 0.0%
Net Income 1.34
6.78
6.78
5.99
5.99
growth rate 407.8% 0.0% -11.7% 0.0%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 15.26
21.37
21.37
22.11
22.11
growth rate 40.1% 0.0% 3.4% 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (43.82)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (42.49)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

Current EPS is negative, therefore value price cannot be calculated.

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 0.00 -39.56 0.00
EPS / Growth 19.3% -0.18 8.2%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 4.2%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 4.2% 6.2% 6.2%
Future PE 0.00 0.00 4.15
Future EPS 0.00 0.00 0.00
Value Price
MOS %
0.00
-100.0%
0.00
-100.0%
0.00
-100.0%
MOS Price 0.00 0.00 0.00
IRT 99.00 99.00 99.00

Graham Number:

Current EPS is negative, therefore Graham Number cannot be calculated.
NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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