Abcam PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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Abcam plc is a global life sciences company. As a developer of reagents and tools, the Company's purpose is to serve life science researchers globally. Providing the research and clinical communities with tools and scientific support, the Company offers validated biological binders and assays to address important targets in critical biological pathways. The Company is engaged in data sharing and ecommerce in the life sciences. The Company focuses on helping advance global understanding of biology and causes of disease, which, in turn, will drive new treatments and improved health. Two-thirds of the world's 750,000 life science researchers use its affinity binders, reagents, biomarkers and assays and the Company's products are mentioned in over 20,000 of the 56,000 peer-reviewed papers published each year in the life sciences. It has approximately 10 locations located in the world, through life science research hubs, enabling local services and multi-language support.

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     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
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Company Information

CEO: Alan Thomas Hirzel  CFO: Gavin Wood  Non-Executive Director: Sue Harris Mara G Aspinall  Deputy Chairman: Jonathan Simon Milner  Senior Independent Non-Executive Director: Louise Patten  Company Secretary: Suzanne Smith  

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  • Address:
     330 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, UK
  • Phone:
     +44 (0)1223 696 000
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Composite Ranking: 92
Historic EPS Ranking: 72
Forecast EPS Ranking: 79
Price Relative Strength: 51
Industry Strength: E
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: F
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: G
PE Current Ranking: H
PE Forecast Ranking: H
Margin Current Ranking: D
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m31.7134.2442.8543.3145.7346.3255.14£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m32.1134.6642.8943.5546.1045.4151.87£m79.5888.92
Profit After Tax£m23.8125.4132.6634.0437.3837.4342.36£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.0025.4132.6634.0437.3837.4342.36£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%(75.19)2.7719.104.169.11(0.22)11.93%24.008.00
Earnings Per Sharep13.3513.7216.3417.0218.5718.5320.74p31.8734.50
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp14.1712.£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(74.34)(14.04)(100.00)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp1.710.£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%25.870.
P/E Ratiox31.2026.3027.5022.0027.2039.5046.90x39.4036.30
P/E Growth£1.401.400.009.202.702.502.70£1.604.40
Turnover Per Share£46.3048.710.£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£17.8517.£0.000.00
Operating Margin%38.140.0035.0633.8531.7526.9825.40%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m757.34853.76929.78773.451,043.561,506.912,010.24£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep5.
DPS Growth%(73.79)15.240.0010.095.948.5314.25%0.000.00
Dividend Yield%1.301.401.602.101.601.201.00%1.001.10
Dividend Coverx2.542.622.522.342.422.522.52x0.000.00
Shareholder Funds£m73.92148.21170.28180.90214.10261.19307.12£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(31.93)(14.04)(35.39)(55.28)(57.06)(68.92)(84.75)£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m73.92148.21170.28180.90214.10261.19307.12£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S£38.780.£0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.8%1.0%
Div Cover2.5%2.6%
Op Margin0.0%33.9%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
12-Apr-18Buy DividendsAlan Thomas Hirzel1,281.00p 16£204.96
12-Apr-18Buy DividendsSuzanne Smith1,281.00p 7£89.67
12-Apr-18Buy DividendsGavin Wood1,281.00p 4£51.24
08-Dec-17Buy DividendsAlan Thomas Hirzel976.50p 42£410.13
08-Dec-17Buy DividendsSuzanne Smith976.50p 19£185.54
08-Dec-17Buy DividendsGavin Wood976.50p 9£87.89
21-Sep-17SellJonathan Simon Milner1,016.80p 567,033£5,765,591.67
21-Sep-17SellJonathan Simon Milner1,016.80p 500,000£5,084,000.11
21-Sep-17SellJonathan Simon Milner1,016.80p 57,034£579,921.72
19-Sep-17Exercise of optionJonathan Simon Milner0.20p 17,243£34.49
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205m    Major: 34%    Director: 10%
Notifier Holding Value
Jonathan Simon Milner20,888,110£258,803,682.90
Alan Thomas Hirzel89,203£1,105,225.17
Louise Patten40,523£502,079.97
Mara G Aspinall7,902£97,905.78
Gavin Wood6,633£82,182.87
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Holding(s) in Company09-May-1813:31RNS
Statement re Horizon Discovery Group plc09-May-1811:49RNS
Form 8.3 - Abcam Plc09-May-1809:47BZN
Form 8.3 - Abcam Plc08-May-1811:57BZN
Form 8.3 - Abcam Plc04-May-1814:56BZN
Form 8.3 - Abcam Plc04-May-1810:08BZN
Form 8.3 - Abcam plc04-May-1807:00BZN
Possible offer for Horizon Discovery Group plc02-May-1813:48RNS
Total Voting Rights01-May-1818:07RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding16-Apr-1814:45RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
15-Mar-18JP Morgan CazenoveNeutral1231.00p946.00p1011.00pReiteration
18-Mar-15Investec SecuritiesHold486.00p0.00p0.00pDownGrade
09-Mar-15Numis SecuritiesBuy472.75p580.00p580.00pReiteration
09-Mar-15N 1 SingerSell471.75p0.00p0.00pReiteration
09-Mar-15Canaccord GenuityHold471.75p0.00p432.00pReiteration
28-Nov-14Goldman SachsStrong buy429.75p0.00p645.00pUpgrade
20-Mar-14Nplus1 BrewinSell409.25p392.00p392.00pReiteration
04-Mar-14Seymour PierceSell413.75p386.00p386.00pReiteration
22-Oct-12Peel Hunt LimitedBuy384.50p482.00p482.00pReiteration
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