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: Sarah Matthews-DeMers  Non-Executive Director: Louise Evans, Richard Hickinbotham Dick Elsy  Non-Executive Chairman: Anthony (Tony) Best  

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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: 92
Historic EPS Ranking: 79
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Price Relative Strength: 41
Industry Strength: E
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: D
Accumulation/Dist: D
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: H
PE Forecast Ranking: H
Margin Current Ranking: C
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m1.892.653.774.384.417.8810.835.41£m0.00
Profit Before Tax£m1.872.683.824.454.477.9511.005.04£m10.80
Profit After Tax£m1.422.153.253.873.907.018.664.55£m0.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m1.422.153.253.873.907.018.664.55£m0.00
EPS Growth%0.0027.5350.7921.89(7.61)70.2420.46(52.26)%(3.00)
Earnings Per Sharep9.4812.0918.2322.2220.5334.9542.1020.10p38.87
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp13.92(3.79)22.7023.669.6344.9542.5821.66£0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox13.2012.8010.8020.8027.7034.6064.1094.10x54.50
P/E Growth££(17.70)
Turnover Per Share££0.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££0.00
Operating Margin%15.5519.1522.8221.4017.9521.2718.698.80%0.00
Mkt Cap£m25.8937.0546.68104.36130.45283.50622.11429.82£m0.00
Dividend Per Sharep0.002.502.753.023.333.664.404.40p4.43
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%0.001.501.300.700.600.300.200.20%0.20
Dividend Coverx0.005.236.977.366.2610.4111.919.11x0.00
Shareholder Funds£m8.2210.3313.6517.5228.2538.0498.81102.75£m0.00
Net Borrowings£m(5.99)(4.90)(7.97)(10.40)(9.62)(15.94)(36.22)(31.18)£m0.00
Net Assets£m8.2210.3313.6517.5228.2538.0498.81102.75£m0.00
Net Assets P/S££0.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.2%0.2%
Div Cover9.1%8.5%
Op Margin8.8%15.7%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
09-Mar-21SellJames Routh2,030.00p27,478£,557,803.38
09-Mar-21Exercise of optionJames Routh1,230.00p33,333£,409,995.91
01-Jun-20SellMat Hubbard1,690.00p10,600£,179,140
01-Jun-20Exercise of optionMat Hubbard395.00p16,162,363,839.90
19-Mar-20BuyAnthony (Tony) Best950.00p9,000,385,500
19-Mar-20BuyJames Routh901.66p2,213,319,953.74
02-Mar-20Exercise of optionMat Hubbard395.00p41,363£,163,383.85
16-Dec-19SellMat Hubbard2,321.51p40,000£,928,603.97
25-Sep-19Exercise of optionStephen Neads395.00p23,756,393,836.20
25-Sep-19Exercise of optionMat Hubbard395.00p7,594,329,996.30
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23m    Major: 29%    Director: 26%
Notifier Holding Value
Anthony (Tony) Best5,926,107z,670,414.90
James Routh13,193đ,095.10
Sarah Matthews-DeMers349,224.30
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Exercise of Options and Dealing by a Director04-May-2012:43RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn22-Apr-2009:05RNS
Price Monitoring Extension22-Apr-2009:00RNS
Half-year Report22-Apr-2007:00RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn07-Apr-2016:42RNS
Price Monitoring Extension07-Apr-2016:36RNS
Appointment of Non-Executive Director03-Apr-2007:00RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn24-Mar-2011:05RNS
Price Monitoring Extension24-Mar-2011:00RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn23-Mar-2014:05RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
20-May-20Berenberg BankBuy1585.00p0.00p2050.00pReiteration
02-Sep-19Liberum CapitalBuy2795.00p0.00p2750.00pReiteration
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