Ab Dynamics PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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AB Dynamics plc is a holding company, which is engaged in the provision of testing systems to the global motor industry. The Company is a designer, manufacturer and provider of testing and measurement products for vehicle suspension, brakes and steering to the global automotive research and development sector. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, Rest of the European Union, North America and Rest of the World. It designs and manufactures specialized testing systems to produce equipment for its customers to develop suspension, brake, chassis and steering systems; evaluate vehicle dynamics and safety systems on the track; employ driver in loop simulation for prototyping; develop and evaluate the next generation of safety systems in vehicles; test and evaluate the technology for use in future driverless cars/autonomous vehicles, and carry out end-of-line noise/vibration (NVH) testing of power train assemblies.

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Operation Breakdown
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Company Information

CEO: James Routh  CFO: Robert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart  COO: Mat Hubbard  Non-Executive Director: Richard Hickinbotham, Graham Dudley Eves Stephen Neads  Executive Chairman: Anthony (Tony) Best  Commercial Director: Klaus Weimart  

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     Middleton Drive, Bradford on Avon, Wilts, United Kingdom
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     +44 (0)12 2586 0200
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Composite Ranking: 98
Historic EPS Ranking: 83
Forecast EPS Ranking: 96
Price Relative Strength: 78
Industry Strength: C
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: D
Accumulation/Dist: B
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
PEG Current Ranking: D
PEG Forecast Ranking: D
PE Current Ranking: H
PE Forecast Ranking: H
Margin Current Ranking: B
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m1.892.653.774.384.417.88£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m1.872.683.824.454.477.95£m12.6316.67
Profit After Tax£m1.422.153.253.873.907.01£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m1.422.153.253.873.907.01£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%0.0027.5350.7921.89(7.61)70.38%47.0022.00
Earnings Per Sharep9.4812.0918.2322.2220.5334.98p53.1365.06
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp13.92(3.79)22.7023.669.6344.88£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox13.2012.8010.8020.8027.7034.60x50.5041.70
P/E Growth££1.101.90
Turnover Per Share££0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££0.000.00
Operating Margin%15.5519.1522.8221.4017.9521.27%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m25.8936.6145.38101.29126.62275.16£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep0.002.502.753.023.333.66p4.064.46
DPS Growth%0.000.0010.0010.0010.0810.06%0.000.00
Dividend Yield%0.001.501.300.700.600.30%0.200.20
Dividend Coverx0.005.236.977.366.269.90x0.000.00
Shareholder Funds£m8.2210.3313.6517.5228.2538.04£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(5.99)(4.90)(7.97)(10.40)(9.62)(15.94)£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m8.2210.3313.6517.5228.2538.04£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S££0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.1%0.2%
Div Cover9.9%13.1%
Op Margin21.3%23.6%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
08-Mar-19SellStephen Neads1,766.55p1,000,317,665.50
08-Mar-19SellStephen Neads1,766.55p1,000,317,665.50
07-Mar-19SellRobert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart1,777.33p25,696£,456,702.72
07-Mar-19SellRobert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart1,777.33p25,696£,456,702.72
05-Mar-19SellStephen Neads1,657.90p728,312,069.51
05-Mar-19SellStephen Neads1,657.90p728,312,069.51
06-Dec-18Exercise of optionRobert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart395.00p55,696£,219,999.20
06-Dec-18Exercise of optionRobert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart395.00p55,696£,219,999.20
19-Nov-18SellAnthony (Tony) Best1,497.75p100,000,631,497,750
19-Nov-18SellAnthony (Tony) Best1,497.75p100,000,631,497,750
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22m    Major: 36%    Director: 28%
Notifier Holding Value
Anthony (Tony) Best6,047,107š,412,877.24
Mat Hubbard107,649,748,817.22
Stephen Neads81,986,093,512.51
Robert (Rob) Andrew Leonard Hart30,000˾,050
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Exercise of Share Options15-Jul-1913:05RNS
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer04-Jul-1907:00RNS
Acquisition of rFpro28-Jun-1913:52RNS
Holding(s) in Company12-Jun-1910:42RNS
Result of General Meeting and Total Voting Rights06-Jun-1911:17RNS
Results of Oversubscribed Open Offer06-Jun-1907:00RNS
Result of Placing20-May-1916:17RNS
Proposed Placing to raise up to 45.1 million20-May-1907:00RNS
Half-year Report24-Apr-1907:00RNS
Holding(s) in Company29-Mar-1915:03RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
01-Jul-19Liberum CapitalBuy2565.00p2625.00p2750.00pReiteration
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