Ao World PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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AO World Plc is an online retailer of electrical products. The Company operates through two segments: online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in the UK, and online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). The Company offers over 5,500 stock keeping units (SKUs) in the United Kingdom, approximately 2,000 in Germany and over 600 in the Netherlands. The Company offers a range of ancillary services, such as customer finance options, an unpack and recycle service, product care packs, and disposal and connection services. In the United Kingdom, the Company operates in approximately three categories: Major Domestic Appliances (MDA), Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) and Audio Visual (AV). The MDA market offers built-in appliances, such as dishwashers. The SDA market comprises small appliances, food preparation and floor care. The AV market includes television, audio, set-top boxes, digital versatile disc (DVD) and Blu-Ray players.

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     Consumer Services
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  • Main Indices:
     FTSE 250, FTSE-350, FTSE All-Share, FTSE All-Share
  • Country of register:
     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


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Company Information

CEO: John Roberts  Non-Executive Director: Chris Hopkinson  Non-Executive Chairman: Geoff Cooper  Senior Independent Director: Marisa Cassoni  Independent Non-Executive Director: Luisa Delgado Shaun McCabe  Company Secretary: Julie Finnemore  CFO & Executive Director: Mark Higgins  

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  • Address:
     Unit 5A, The Parklands, Lostock, Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Phone:
     +44 (0)1204 672400
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Composite Ranking: 85
Historic EPS Ranking: 60
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 87
Industry Strength: A
SMR Ranking: E
ROCE Ranking: F
Accumulation/Dist: C
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: E
Unbroken Interim EPS: E
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: C
PE Current Ranking: A
PE Forecast Ranking: G
Margin Current Ranking: E
Margin Forecast Ranking: C
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m(7.24)(2.20)(10.60)(12.00)(16.20)(13.00)(3.80)£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m(7.55)(2.90)(6.70)(7.00)(13.50)(20.20)1.50£m46.1754.47
Profit After Tax£m(9.57)(2.50)(6.10)(7.40)(13.30)(18.10)1.40£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m(9.57)(2.50)(6.10)(7.40)(13.30)(18.10)1.40£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%
Earnings Per Sharep(2.38)(0.60)(1.44)(1.55)(2.92)(4.00)0.37p7.909.25
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp3.400.31(0.83)0.83(3.36)(4.43)2.95£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%0.00(90.88)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp13.7110.667.936.980.006.241.46£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%(26.78)12.558.96(5.71)0.0010.406.67%0.000.00
P/E Ratiox0.
P/E Growth££0.002.50
Turnover Per Share£95.83113.22142.31166.530.00194.86221.44£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£(1.88)(0.69)(1.59)(1.66)0.00(4.36)0.32£0.000.00
Operating Margin%(1.88)(0.46)(1.77)(1.71)(2.03)(1.44)(0.36)%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m1,272.63778.11727.58593.68554.16464.35317.80£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep0.
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%
Dividend Coverx0.
Shareholder Funds£m58.0458.6048.3042.2081.2082.8080.70£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(48.65)(37.82)(25.40)(12.00)(561.00)83.6099.10£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m58.0458.6047.4040.5079.6081.7079.70£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S£11.2610.527.555.980.007.907.56£0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.0%0.0%
Div Cover0.0%0.0%
Op Margin-0.4%3.6%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
01-Mar-21SellMark Higgins281.80p10,112,328,495.62
01-Mar-21Exercise of optionJohn Roberts89.00p20,224,317,999.36
01-Mar-21Exercise of optionMark Higgins89.00p20,224,317,999.36
30-Sep-20SellChris Hopkinson214.50p250,000£,536,250
17-Aug-20SellMark Higgins195.00p227,974£,444,549.31
29-Jul-20BuyJohn Roberts168.90p882,350,631,490,289.16
14-Jul-20BuyJohn Roberts143.97p154,495£,222,426.45
06-Jun-17BuyJohn Roberts130.00p 769,230£999,998.96
04-Apr-17BuyGeoff Cooper139.99p 28,573£39,999.34
30-Mar-17BuyChris Hopkinson132.50p 754,716£999,998.74
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479m    Major: 35%    Director: 27%
Notifier Holding Value
John Roberts108,826,481Œ,232,689.66
Chris Hopkinson22,455,429E,791,470.59
Geoff Cooper128,573Ə,604.87
Mark Higgins95,448Ĩ,652.37
Marisa Cassoni52,628£,567.82
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Holding(s) in Company12-May-2010:38RNS
Trading Update and Timing of Results & AGM12-May-2007:00RNS
Holding(s) in Company28-Apr-2010:35RNS
Holding(s) in Company27-Apr-2016:24RNS
Holding(s) in Company03-Apr-2011:48RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding30-Mar-2010:58RNS
Block listing Interim Review17-Jan-2013:52RNS
Holding(s) in Company13-Dec-1916:01RNS
Half-year Report19-Nov-1907:00RNS
Directorate Change25-Sep-1907:00RNS
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