BrightView Holdings (BV:NYS) Fundamental Valuation Report

Fundamental Valuation Report

BrightView Holdings(BV:NYS)

Industrials:Business Services

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Close Price/Date
$13.18 (USD) 29/11/2018

Weighted Valuation
$20.37 (USD)

Overall Rating
Undervalued by 54.5%

Valuation Models Analyst Consensus: $21.00 (USD)
(in order of importance) Comparables: $19.42 (USD)
Valuation Methods This company is:
Cash Flow: Undervalued on a Cash Flow Valuation
Comparable Company: Undervalued on a Comparable Valuation
Asset: Undervalued on an Asset Valuation

Company Overview (BV:NYS USD)

Price 13.18
Range 13.11 – 13.94
52 week 11.78 – 22.87
Open 13.36
Vol / Avg. 584532/469644
Mkt cap 1.38B
P/E 0.00
Div/yield 0.00/0.00
EPS -0.18
Shares 104.47M
Beta 0.00

Company Description

BrightView Holdings Inc is a provider of commercial landscaping services in the United States. The company provides commercial landscaping services, landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development. It operates through two segments namely Maintenance Services, and Development Services. The Maintenance Services are self-performed through national branch network and are route-based in nature, and Development Services are comprised of sophisticated design, coordination and installation of landscapes at recognizable corporate, athletic and university complexes. The company generates a majority of its revenue from the Maintenance Services.

Valuation Details

 We have up to 6 valuation points for each company. Details are at the bottom of the report.

Discounted Cash Flow and Sensitivity Analysis for BV:NYS

Using a discounted cash flow model we generated an intrinsic value of $36.56 (USD) for BV:NYS

Sensitivity Analysis

(showing how changes in the input variables impact the DCF calculation)

BV:NYS Current Values Valuation If Dropped * Valuation If Raised *
Calculated Value: $36.56 1% 5% 1% 5%
WACC (or Ke) 6.50 $45.94 $30.31
Terminal Growth Rate 1.50 $30.87 $45.10
Tax Rate 0.27 $39.41 $33.71
Cash Flow 368,961,930 $34.11 $39.00
Capital Expenditures -72,043,000 $36.10 $37.01
Long Term Debt 0 $36.56 $36.56

* Changes are absolute: ex WACC from 8% to 7%

Comparables Model

Using similar companies and price based ratios we generated a valuation of $33.22 (USD) for BV:NYS. We also generated a valuation of $19.42 (USD) using other metrics and comparables.
The comparable companies were CoreLogic (CLGX:NYS), Exponent (EXPO:NAS), FTI Consulting (FCN:NYS), Maximus (MMS:NYS) and Morningstar (MORN:NAS).

Company BV:NYS End Date Value
Earnings/Share ($0.18) (USD)
Book Value/Share $6.91 (USD)
Sales/Share $22.33 (USD)
Cash Flow/Share $1.24 (USD)
EBITDA/Share $2.36 (USD)
Price Based on Comps Adjustment Factor (%)
$0.00 (USD) 0.0
$31.89 (USD) 0.0
$57.25 (USD) 0.0
$8.64 (USD) 0.0
$35.12 (USD) 0.0
0.00 PE Ratio 27.29 19.44 54.55 13.71 18.83 29.93
2.13 PB Ratio 4.62 3.18 8.23 1.96 3.98 5.74
0.66 PS Ratio 3.53 1.83 7.41 1.32 1.75 5.36
11.83 PCF Ratio 18.07 9.25 34.71 12.54 15.68 18.17
13.51 EV to EBITDA 14.88 10.92 27.81 9.94 10.38 15.36


Using a multiples approach we generated a valuation of  $22.81 (USD) for BV:NYS

Company BV:NYS End Date Value
Earnings/Share ($0.18) (USD)
Book Value/Share $6.91 (USD)
Sales/Share $22.33 (USD)
Cash Flow/Share $1.24 (USD)
EBITDA/Share $2.36 (USD)
Price Based on Comps Adjustment Factor
$0.00 (USD) 0
$17.14 (USD) 0
$17.78 (USD) 0
$19.49 (USD) 0
$36.82 (USD) 0
Ratios Ratio Average
PE Ratio 0.00
PB Ratio 2.48
PS Ratio 0.80
PCF Ratio 15.67
EV to EBITDA 15.60

Adjusted Book Value versus Historical Price to Book

The average the Price to Book ratio for  BV:NYS for the last 0 years was  2.31

We ran the Adjusted Book Value for  BV:NYS and generated a book value of  $11.75 (USD)
By multiplying these we get an adjusted valuation of  $27.15 (USD)

Analyst Data

In the Stockcalc database there are 2 analysts that provide a valuation for BV:NYS. The 2 analysts have a concensus valuation for BV:NYS for 2019 of $21.00 (USD).

BV:NYS BrightView Holdings

Analyst Recommendation
Buy Hold Sell Rating
(of 5)
Guidance As Of
1 1 0 4.0000 Outperform 2018-11-28

Current Price: 13.18 USD

Analyst Consensus
USD Millions 2019 2020
Mean EPS 1.16 1.43
# EPS Analysts 1 1
Mean Revenue 2,408.40 2,562.90
# Revenue Analysts 1 1
Mean Target Price 21.00
Mean Cash Flow 1.71 2.63
Mean EBITDA 310.10 336.10
Mean Net Income 117.60 145.10
Mean Debt Outstanding 1,088.90 921.10
Mean Tax Rate
Mean Growth Rate
Mean Capital Expenditure 60.60 63.60

Explanation of Valuation Models

We have up to 6 valuation points for each company in the database.

The Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuation is a cash flow model where cash flow projections are discounted back to the present to calculate value per share. DCF is a common valuation technique especially for companies undergoing irregular cash flows such as resource companies (mining, forestry, oil and gas) going though price cycles or smaller companies about to generate cash flow (junior exploration companies, junior pharma, technology firms…).

The Price Comparables valuation is the result of valuing the company we are looking at on the basis of ratios from selected comparable companies: Price to Earnings, Price to Book, Price to Sales, Price to Cash Flow, Enterprise Value (EV) to EBITDA. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

We have included the Other Comparables as a way to value companies that cannot be valued using Earnings based ratios. This technique is very useful for companies still experiencing negative cash flows such as mining exploration firms. We use Cash/Share, Book Value/Share, MarketCap, 1 Year Return, NetPPE as the ratios here. Each of these ratios for the selected comparable companies are averaged and multiplied by the values for the company we are interested in to calculate a value per share for our selected company.

Multiples are similar to Price comparables where we look at current or historic ratios for the company in question to assess what it should be worth today based on those historic ratios. We use the same 5 ratios as in the price comparables and value the company with its historic averages.

With Adjusted Book Value (ABV) we calculate the book value per share for the company based on its balance sheet and multiply that book value per share by its historical price to book ratio to calculate a value per share.

If we have Analyst coverage for the company we use the consensus target price here.

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