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  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: 97
Historic EPS Ranking: 84
Forecast EPS Ranking: 96
Price Relative Strength: 
Industry Strength: F
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: E
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£m13.0718.55
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%49.0029.00
Earnings Per Sharep9.4812.0918.2322.2220.5334.98p53.9169.70
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 Ratiox13.2012.8010.8020.8027.7034.60x44.8035.10
P/E Growth££0.901.20
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£m25.8937.0545.93102.51128.13278.46£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep0.002.502.753.023.333.66p4.074.47
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 Yield0.2%0.2%
Div Cover9.9%13.3%
Op Margin21.3%23.7%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
25-Sep-19Exercise of optionStephen Neads395.00p23,756,393,836.20
25-Sep-19Exercise of optionMat Hubbard395.00p7,594,329,996.30
05-Sep-19SellStephen Neads2,765.00p10,000£,276,500
04-Sep-19SellAnthony (Tony) Best2,750.00p100,000,632,750,000
04-Sep-19SellAnthony (Tony) Best2,750.00p30,000£,825,000
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
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22m    Major: 36%    Director: 28%
Notifier Holding Value
Anthony (Tony) Best5,917,107‹,052,014.50
Mat Hubbard115,243,708,210.50
Stephen Neads95,742,249,937
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Pre-Close Trading Update & Notice of Results02-Oct-1907:00RNS
Exercise of Options27-Sep-1910:58RNS
Correction: PDMR share dealings13-Sep-1916:24RNS
Block Listing Application10-Sep-1913:55RNS
PDMR share dealings10-Sep-1913:52RNS
PDMR share dealing06-Sep-1912:40RNS
Director and PCA share dealings05-Sep-1910:20RNS
Acquisition of Dynamic Research Incorporated02-Sep-1907:00RNS
Exercise of Share Options15-Jul-1913:05RNS
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer04-Jul-1907:00RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
02-Sep-19Liberum CapitalBuy2795.00p0.00p2750.00pReiteration
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