Webjet Limited (WEB)



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General Information
Company Name: Webjet Limited
Stock Code: WEB
Website: www.webjet.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Internet Retail
Market Cap ($M): 231
Equiv. Shares (M): 79

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 2.910 $ 2.950 $ 3.000 $ 2.870 $ 2.980 204,488 $ -0.070  -2.349 %

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Strong Buy (1)
Recommendation Date: 18th Dec 2014
Brokers Surveyed: 2

Company Overview

Business Description:
Webjet Limited (WEB) is an online travel agency operating in Australia and New Zealand. WEB provides tools and technology for customers to compare, combine and book domestic and international travel. Offering tools to browse through flight deals, hotel accommodation, holiday package deals, travel insurance and car hire worldwide, as well as international specials and a deal finder. WEB also operates websites in New Zealand, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, UK and Mexico.

Strategy Analysis:
WEB is aiming to leverage its flight booking brand into other related travel services. It aims to be a full service online travel agent. When booking flights it will present the customer with a host of potential accommodation offers. Convenience and intuitive software aims to drive customer traffic from the initial airfare transaction into a host of related services. . Webjet reported NPAT up 5.33% to $5.72m for the half-year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $32.46m, up 11.7% from the same period last year. Diluted EPS was 7.94 cents compared to 8.16 cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $3.37m compared to $5.37m last year. The interim dividend declared was 6 cents compared with 6 cents last year.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016  F -- 27.2 10.4 10.7 15.1 5.2 --
2015  F -- 24.7 1.9 11.8 14.4 4.9 --
2014  A 19.1 24.2 179.2 13.2 13.5 4.2 100.0
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES 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
Webjet (WEB) $237 M 1.7921 0.0194 0.1039 12.3242 12.0892 10.9519 4.53 4.82 5.06

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
WEB 0.57 11.9 3.33 1.96 2.43
Market 0.90 15.0 1.19 1.94 1.48
Sector 0.88 13.9 1.77 1.65 0.79

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr John Guscic Managing Director 25 January 2006
Mr David R Clarke Non-Executive Chairman 22 March 2000
Mr Steven Scheuer Non-Executive Director 22 March 2000
Mr Roger Sharp Non-Executive Director 01 January 2013
Mr Brad John Holman Non-Executive Director 19 March 2014
Mr Donald Ian Clarke Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Deputy Chairman 10 January 2008

Management
Name Position
Robert Turner Chief Financial Officer
Michael Sheehy Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary
Shelley Beasley Chief Operating Officer

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
6,438,127 (8.11%) Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd
4,212,988 (5.31%) Allard Partners Limited
5,673,319 (7.15%) Denver Investments
4,326,254 (5.45%) Steven Scheuer
10,150,000 (12.78%) Thorney Holdings Pty Ltd and Thorney Pty Ltd and associated entities

Calendar of Events
Date Event
19 August 2015 Report (Annual)
19 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
12 February 2015 Report (Interim)
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