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Three UK Growth Companies With High Insider Ownership And At Least 25% Earnings Growth

As global markets experience fluctuations, with the FTSE 100 poised for a lower opening amidst a cautious trading environment, investors are keenly observing trends and developments. In such a market scenario, growth companies in the United Kingdom with high insider ownership can be particularly compelling, as they often demonstrate aligned interests between management and shareholders, potentially leading to robust earnings growth.

Top 10 Growth Companies With High Insider Ownership In The United Kingdom

Name

Insider Ownership

Earnings Growth

Getech Group (AIM:GTC)

17.2%

86.1%

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE:GKP)

10.6%

43.9%

Petrofac (LSE:PFC)

16.6%

115.4%

Spectra Systems (AIM:SPSY)

23.3%

26.3%

Foresight Group Holdings (LSE:FSG)

31.7%

28.9%

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (LSE:IDHC)

26.7%

27.9%

Plant Health Care (AIM:PHC)

19.7%

94.4%

Velocity Composites (AIM:VEL)

29.5%

140.5%

TEAM (AIM:TEAM)

25.8%

58.6%

Afentra (AIM:AET)

38.3%

198.2%

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Judges Scientific

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★★☆

Overview: Judges Scientific plc specializes in designing, manufacturing, and selling scientific instruments and has a market capitalization of approximately £0.80 billion.

Operations: The company generates its revenues primarily from two segments: Vacuum (£63.60 million) and Materials Sciences (£72.50 million).

Insider Ownership: 11.6%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 25.3% p.a.

Judges Scientific plc, a UK-based company with high insider ownership, reported increased sales of £136.1 million for 2023 but saw a decrease in net income to £9.5 million from the previous year's £12.5 million. Despite this dip, the firm is poised for significant growth with expected earnings to rise by 25.32% annually over the next three years, outpacing the UK market's forecast of 12.8%. However, concerns include a high level of debt and recent shareholder dilution which could impact future performance.

AIM:JDG Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024
AIM:JDG Earnings and Revenue Growth as at May 2024

Loungers

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Loungers plc operates cafés, bars, and restaurants under the Lounge and Cosy Club brand names in England and Wales, with a market capitalization of approximately £278.05 million.

Operations: The company generates its revenue primarily through the operation of café bars and restaurants, amassing £310.80 million from these activities.

Insider Ownership: 13.9%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 32.8% p.a.

Loungers plc, a UK growth company with significant insider ownership, reported a substantial revenue increase to £353.5 million for FY 2024, marking a 24.7% rise year-over-year. Despite this growth, profit margins dipped to 2.3% from last year's 3.7%. Looking ahead, Loungers is expected to see earnings grow by an impressive 32.82% annually over the next three years, significantly outpacing the broader UK market projection of 12.8%. Recent executive appointments aim to sustain this rapid expansion and operational excellence.

AIM:LGRS Ownership Breakdown as at May 2024
AIM:LGRS Ownership Breakdown as at May 2024

Genel Energy

Simply Wall St Growth Rating: ★★★★☆☆

Overview: Genel Energy plc is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a market capitalization of approximately £248.91 million.

Operations: The company generates its revenue primarily from oil and gas production, totaling $84.80 million.

Insider Ownership: 25.4%

Earnings Growth Forecast: 50.5% p.a.

Genel Energy, a UK-based growth company with high insider ownership, is set to become profitable within three years, surpassing average market growth expectations. Despite trading 21.4% below its estimated fair value and expecting revenue growth of 10.7% annually—faster than the UK market's 3.6%—its recent performance has been underwhelming with a significant drop in sales to US$84.8 million from US$401.9 million last year and a net loss of US$61.3 million. The upcoming retirement of Sir Michael Fallon from the board poses additional governance challenges.

LSE:GENL Ownership Breakdown as at May 2024
LSE:GENL Ownership Breakdown as at May 2024

Key Takeaways

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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.The analysis only considers stock directly held by insiders. It does not include indirectly owned stock through other vehicles such as corporate and/or trust entities. All forecast revenue and earnings growth rates quoted are in terms of annualised (per annum) growth rates over 1-3 years.

Companies discussed in this article include AIM:JDGAIM:LGRS and LSE:GENL.

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