Kitwave Group PLC

Kitwave Group PLC

Consumer Staples Personal Care, Drug and Grocery Stores
  • Price (GBX)272.00
  • Today's Change4.00 / 1.49%
  • Shares traded117.46k
  • 1 Year change+88.24%
  • Beta--
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About the company

Kitwave Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in wholesale business. The Company delivers its wholesale business throughout the United Kingdom, specializing in selling impulse products (such as confectionery, soft drinks, snacks, ice cream), frozen and chilled foods, alcohol, groceries and tobacco to approximately 39,000, independent, customers. The Company’s divisions include Ambient, Frozen & Chilled and Food service. The Ambient division provides delivery of wholesale of ambient food, drink and tobacco products. The Frozen & Chilled division provides delivered wholesale of frozen and chilled food products. The Foodservice division provides delivered wholesale of alcohol, frozen and chilled food to trade customers. The Company’s products include Branded Lines, Branded Drinks, Crisps and Snacks, Kids Sweets, Bottled Waters, Weigh Outs, Beers and Wines, Frozen and Tobacco. The Company operates a fleet of approximately 520 delivery vehicles and 30 depots.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)503.09m
  • Net income in GBP14.34m
  • Incorporated2015
  • Employees--
  • Location
    Kitwave Group PLCUnit S3 Narvik Way, Tyne Tunnel EstateNORTH SHIELDS NE29 7XJUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 191 259 2277
  • Websitehttps://www.kitwave.co.uk/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
KITW:LSE since
Westcountry Food Holdings LtdDeal completed12 Dec 202212 Dec 2022Deal completed59.06%36.02m
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Cake Box Holdings PLC33.32m4.82m48.00m155.009.963.017.911.440.12050.12050.83290.3991.517.2811.44214,938.6021.7927.1727.2334.6648.7947.2314.4617.971.9947.920.204440.5950.4530.6487.4631.1723.14--
Anpario PLC33.10m3.30m51.15m118.0014.101.2411.301.550.15080.15081.511.720.68602.174.77--6.849.317.6310.4242.7048.159.9812.904.59--0.001352.54-0.79122.51-29.472.0514.7210.07
Wynnstay Group plc713.03m17.14m101.17m943.005.590.76924.270.14190.80490.804933.555.853.1610.238.43756,133.607.605.0613.438.6412.7413.212.401.751.1465.310.115329.9342.5012.7891.8722.1412.026.17
Carr's Group PLC124.24m7.27m114.24m647.0015.910.94789.490.91950.07640.05331.311.280.43262.702.60192,024.702.103.853.846.6823.8315.234.863.361.44--0.244243.603.26-18.5390.830.73164.60--
Finsbury Food Group plc381.22m11.00m125.17m3.30k11.501.045.510.32830.08350.08352.900.92641.5611.096.55115,380.404.803.497.065.1231.4031.443.072.430.905627.230.259345.5013.902.57-15.192.970.0048-3.58
Kitwave Group PLC503.09m14.34m187.60m--13.092.618.400.37290.20470.20477.181.033.0613.849.10--8.73--16.15--20.40--2.85--0.75417.940.4058--32.15--1,208.39------
Hotel Chocolat Group PLC212.99m-22.45m244.13m2.43k--2.30--1.15-0.1647-0.16471.560.77140.9642.3918.8187,613.74-10.161.38-14.641.9757.2462.38-10.540.99130.92635.230.3265--37.4216.53-356.63--25.08--
Treatt plc140.19m13.32m357.41m425.0027.182.7022.332.550.21820.21822.302.200.83051.754.42329,847.107.898.7910.2111.3027.8828.349.509.760.867429.350.156230.9612.766.72-12.109.2219.6210.34
Greencore Group plc1.74bn32.30m411.93m14.00k13.380.9134.500.23680.06150.06153.310.90091.3221.927.82124,257.102.461.304.072.0730.0631.621.861.430.64636.180.41376.2631.313.8827.1715.67-16.52--
Devro plc262.30m28.10m549.23m1.89k19.764.2411.162.090.1660.1661.550.7740.7606--6.94138,783.108.152.1410.462.42--36.0810.713.250.62119.110.4799171.641.940.920334.6369.85-7.901.11
Bakkavor Group Plc2.14bn12.50m605.31m18.58k50.310.97987.430.2830.02090.02093.681.071.4120.0817.66115,134.600.8212.781.163.9626.3027.390.58432.080.42682.010.404456.4914.303.34-94.01-36.01-4.15--
Data as of Mar 30 2023. Currency figures normalised to Kitwave Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

58.42%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 21 Mar 202310.68m15.25%
Premier Fund Managers Ltd.as of 11 Feb 20226.30m9.00%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 06 Jul 20223.54m5.06%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20223.51m5.01%
Chelverton Asset Management Ltd.as of 25 Aug 20213.51m5.01%
Ninety One UK Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20223.50m5.00%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 23 Nov 20223.49m4.99%
Harwood Capital LLPas of 06 Mar 20232.62m3.74%
Columbia Threadneedle Asset Managers Ltd.as of 30 Nov 20222.24m3.20%
Liontrust Portfolio Management Ltd.as of 31 Jan 20231.51m2.15%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 28 Feb 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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