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Admiral Group And Two Other UK Exchange Stocks Estimated As Undervalued For Investment Consideration

The United Kingdom's financial markets are currently poised at a critical juncture, with the FTSE 100's movements closely tied to the upcoming release of May's inflation data and decisions from the Bank of England. Amid these market conditions, identifying undervalued stocks can offer investors potential opportunities for growth in a fluctuating economic environment.

Top 10 Undervalued Stocks Based On Cash Flows In The United Kingdom

Name

Current Price

Fair Value (Est)

Discount (Est)

Kier Group (LSE:KIE)

£1.40

£2.73

48.7%

Morgan Advanced Materials (LSE:MGAM)

£3.18

£6.11

48%

Mercia Asset Management (AIM:MERC)

£0.30

£0.58

48.2%

LSL Property Services (LSE:LSL)

£3.17

£6.01

47.3%

WPP (LSE:WPP)

£7.408

£13.85

46.5%

YouGov (AIM:YOU)

£8.30

£15.34

45.9%

Loungers (AIM:LGRS)

£2.69

£5.27

48.9%

Elementis (LSE:ELM)

£1.456

£2.79

47.8%

Nexxen International (AIM:NEXN)

£2.51

£4.90

48.8%

eEnergy Group (AIM:EAAS)

£0.056

£0.11

49.1%

Click here to see the full list of 64 stocks from our Undervalued UK Stocks Based On Cash Flows screener.

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Admiral Group

Overview: Admiral Group plc is a financial services company offering insurance and personal lending products across the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, and the United States, with a market capitalization of approximately £7.78 billion.

Operations: Admiral Group's revenue is primarily generated from its UK Insurance segment, which contributed £2.73 billion, and its International Insurance operations, which added £818.10 million.

Estimated Discount To Fair Value: 36.6%

Admiral Group's earnings are expected to grow by 13.5% annually, slightly outpacing the UK market forecast of 13.1%. While its dividend yield stands at 3.98%, it is not well-supported by cash flows, indicating potential sustainability issues. On a positive note, Admiral's Return on Equity is projected to be very high at 46.8% in three years, and revenue growth is also set to exceed the market average with an annual rate of 8%. Recent board changes could influence governance and oversight dynamics.

LSE:ADM Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024
LSE:ADM Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024

AstraZeneca

Overview: AstraZeneca PLC is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of prescription medicines, with a market capitalization of approximately £192.48 billion.

Operations: The company's revenue from biopharmaceuticals totaled $47.61 billion.

Estimated Discount To Fair Value: 35.1%

AstraZeneca, a prominent UK-based pharmaceutical company, has recently faced challenges with its CAPItello-290 Phase III trial for Truqap in TNBC, which did not meet its primary endpoints. However, the company's diversified oncology portfolio continues to show promise with recent approvals and positive trial outcomes in other areas. The FDA approval of Imfinzi for endometrial cancer and promising results from the ECHO Phase III trial for CALQUENCE in mantle cell lymphoma highlight AstraZeneca's capacity to drive growth through innovation. Despite setbacks, these developments demonstrate AstraZeneca's resilience and potential undervaluation based on cash flow perspectives within the biopharmaceutical sector.

LSE:AZN Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024
LSE:AZN Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024

Energean

Overview: Energean plc is an oil and gas company focused on the exploration, development, and production of hydrocarbons, with a market capitalization of approximately £1.93 billion.

Operations: The company generates its revenue primarily from the exploration and production of oil and gas, totaling $1.42 billion.

Estimated Discount To Fair Value: 40.2%

Energean has shown robust financial performance with a significant increase in production, reporting a 49% rise year-over-year for Q1 2024. Despite high debt levels, the company's revenue and earnings growth are outpacing the UK market averages, suggesting potential undervaluation based on cash flows. However, its dividend sustainability is questionable as it is not well covered by earnings or cash flow. Recent guidance confirms steady production growth, reinforcing its strong operational stance amidst market challenges.

LSE:ENOG Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024
LSE:ENOG Discounted Cash Flow as at Jun 2024

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This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. We provide commentary based on historical data and analyst forecasts only using an unbiased methodology and our articles are not intended to be financial advice. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

Companies discussed in this article include LSE:ADM LSE:AZN and LSE:ENOG.

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