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Overview

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General Information

G8 Education Limited
GEM
http://www.g8education.com.au
Education Services
1,549
377

Current Price Data+

Current Price $4.035
Open $3.990
High $4.120
Low $3.980
Last Close $4.110
Volume 1673653
Price Movement $0.08 ( 1.82% )
  • +Security prices are delayed by least 20 minutes and are indicative only.

Stock Price

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation

Buy
2 May 2016
3

Company Overview

Business Description

G8 Education Limited (GEM) is a childcare center operator providing developmental and educational child care services mainly in Australia. GEM conducts a range of child care service activities, including: the acquisition of child care centres, the management of child care centres, industry-related project management, services and consultancy. GEM also operates child care centres, both owned and franchised, in Singapore.

Financial Summary

Year to Dec NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2017 F 115.6 30.8 21.3% 13.4 31.0 7.5% 100.0%
2016 F 93.9 25.4 12.2% 16.2 25.0 6.1% 100.0%
2015 A 82.6 22.6 39.4% 15.6 24.0 6.8% 100.0%

Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2015 A 2016 F 2017 F 2015 A 2016 F 2017 F 2015 A 2016 F 2017 F
3P Learning (3PL) $180M -0.0898 2.7105 0.0000 42.5987 11.4805 0.0000 1.39% 2.18% 0.00%
G8 Education (GEM) $1,504M 0.3621 0.0483 0.2075 15.8082 15.0794 12.4883 6.02% 6.39% 7.40%
IDP Education (IEL) $1,059M 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Navitas (NVT) $1,921M 0.1116 -0.0082 0.0394 21.2021 21.3782 20.5671 3.79% 3.88% 4.08%

Financial Summary

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 0.52 16.00 2.54 1.28
Market 1.04 16.50 1.31 1.54
Sector 1.30 16.90 2.08 1.34

Directors

Name Position Start Date
Mr Chirstopher John Scott Managing Director 25 Mar 2010
Mr Mark Graham Johnson Non-Executive Chairman 1 Jan 2016
Mr Brian Hilton Bailison Non-Executive Director 25 Mar 2010
Mr Matthew Reynolds Non-Executive Director 17 Mar 2015
Ms Susan Margaret Forrester Non-Executive Director 1 Nov 2011
Mr David Amdrew Foster Non-Executive Director 1 Feb 2016

Management

Name Position
Jason Roberts Chief Executive Officer
C Sacre Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
A Perriam Executive Officer
T King General Manager of Opera

Substantial Shareholders

Holding Name
26,300,000 (7.02%) Challenger Limited
22,400,000 (6%) UBS Group AG and its related bodies corporate

Calendar of Events

Date Event
20 February 2017 Report (Annual)
20 February 2017 Report (Prelim)
08 August 2016 Report (Interim)
08 August 2016 Report (Prelim)
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