Goodman Group (GMG)



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General Information
Company Name: Goodman Group
Stock Code: GMG
Website: www.goodman.com
GICS Sub-Industry: Diversified Real Estate Investment Trusts
Market Cap ($M): 10,700
Equiv. Shares (M): 1,745

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 6.130 $ 6.150 $ 6.200 $ 6.070 $ 6.030 3,914,975 $ 0.100  1.658 %

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Hold (3)
Recommendation Date: 27th Jan 2015
Brokers Surveyed: 3

Company Overview

Business Description:
Goodman Group (GMG) is an integrated property group with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom, North America and Brazil. GMG comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited, Goodman Industrial Trust and Goodman Logistics (HK) Limited. GMG operates four divisions namely Property Investment, Fund Management, Property Services and Property Development.

Strategy Analysis:
GMG seeks to build scale for its own, manage, develop capital recycling business model by leveraging its established platforms in Australia, Europe and Asia, focusing on investors in industrial property. Entry into new markets of US, Brazil and China offer high growth potential. Future growth will be driven by property development and management earnings from the launch of new funds, primarily for large institutional investors, supplemented by occasional corporate acquisitions to further bolster scale. Goodman Group reported NPAT down 22.7% to $154.6m for the half-year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $507.9m, up 8.7% from the same period last year. Diluted EPS was 1.2 cents compared to (4.2) cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $226.3m compared to $140.0m last year. No dividend was declared.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016  F 690.2 38.7 6.4 15.6 23.5 3.9 0.0
2015  F 641.0 36.4 6.0 16.6 22.3 3.7 0.0
2014  A 601.1 34.3 7.1 14.1 20.7 4.3 0.0
Source: Morningstar analyst estimates.

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
BWP Trust (BWP) $1,817 M -0.2727 0.0386 0.0148 18.9207 18.2168 17.9520 5.18 5.48 5.57
Dexus Property (DXS) $6,864 M -0.2674 0.0766 0.0146 15.8743 14.7442 14.5322 4.96 5.37 5.68
Goodman Gp (GMG) $10,525 M 0.0702 0.0752 0.0542 17.5853 16.3548 15.5132 3.43 3.72 3.90
Investa Office Fund (IOF) $2,370 M 0.4908 -0.3072 0.0357 11.5121 16.6164 16.0432 4.79 4.95 5.17
Novion Property (NVN) $7,016 M -0.0071 0.1070 0.0196 18.5036 16.7151 16.3934 5.91 6.00 6.09

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
GMG 2.22 17.1 1.79 2.65
Market 0.84 15.3 1.25 2.08
Sector 1.49 14.8 1.19 3.19

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr Gregory (Greg) Goodman Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 07 August 1998
Mr Anthony Rozic Deputy Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director 01 January 2013
Mr Philip Pearce Executive Director 01 January 2013
Mr Danny Peeters Executive Director 01 January 2013
Mr Ian Douglas Ferrier Non-Executive Chairman 01 September 2003
Mr Philip (Phil) Pryke Non-Executive Director 13 October 2010
Ms Anne Jillian Keating Non-Executive Director 23 February 2005
Mr John Beresford Harkness Non-Executive Director 23 February 2005
Mr James Christopher Sloman Non-Executive Director 01 February 2006
Ms Rebecca Joy McGrath Non-Executive Director 03 April 2012
Mr Philip Fan Non-Executive Director 01 December 2011

Management
Name Position
Paul McGarry Chief Executive Officer, Japan
John Dakin Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand
Brandon Birtcher Chief Executive Officer, North America
Carl Bicego Company Secretary
Danny Peeters Executive Director, Corporate
Jason Little General Manager, Australia
Nick Vrondas Group Chief Financial Officer
Luc LaFontan Group Chief Information Officer
Michael O'Sullivan Group Corporate Executive
Carolyn Scobie Group General Counsel
John Taylor Group General Manager, Human Resources
Alison Brink Group General Manager, Marketing
Nick Kurtis Group Head of Equities
James Inwood Group Head of Funds Management
Philippe Van der Beken Managing Director, Continental Europe
Jim Johnston Managing Director, UK Business Parks
Charles Crossland Managing Director, UK Logistics

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
103,955,559 (6.05%) BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited (formerly Barclays Global Investors Australia)
102,759,342 (5.98%) Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd
168,462,083 (9.80%) Leader Investment Corporation and China Investment Corporation

Calendar of Events
Date Event
28 September 2015 Report (Annual)
13 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
20 February 2015 Div Pay Date
12 February 2015 Report (Interim)
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