Aptitude Software Group PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


Microgen plc is engaged in the provision of information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company's software-based activities include software licenses, maintenance, funded development and related consultancy. Its segments include Aptitude Software and Microgen Financial Systems. The Aptitude Software business provides a series of financial management software applications. The software is developed on the Aptitude technology platform, which facilitates the processing of business event-driven transactions and calculations. The Microgen Financial Systems business focuses on the trust and fund administration (T&FA) market within the wealth management sector. Its product in T&FA sector is Microgen 5Series, which addresses the operational requirements of a range of organizations, including trust administrators, fiduciary companies, corporate services providers and fund administrators. It is also engaged in Payments software business and an Application Management business.

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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


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Company Information

Finance Director: Philip Wood ACA  Chairman: Martyn Roy Ratcliffe  Non-Executive Director: Vanda Murray, Peter Whiting B Moorhouse  Company Secretary: Mark Heather Anjum Siddiqi  

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     Capita Registrars
  • Address:
     Microgen plc, Fleet House, 3 Fleetwood Park, Fleet, Hampshire
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     + 44 1252 772 300
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Composite Ranking: 96
Historic EPS Ranking: 99
Forecast EPS Ranking: 58
Price Relative Strength: 
Industry Strength: H
SMR Ranking: A
ROCE Ranking: F
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: A
Unbroken Interim EPS: B
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: A
PE Forecast Ranking: H
Margin Current Ranking: D
Margin Forecast Ranking: B
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m8.696.165.278.2111.9616.77£m0.000.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m8.696.004.887.8811.5016.34£m10.709.658.95
Profit After Tax£m6.444.003.736.2410.5013.79£m0.000.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m6.440.£m0.000.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.004.113.736.2410.5013.79£m0.000.000.00
EPS Growth%(9.41)(33.77)9.8078.5765.0030.30%(29.00)0.00(7.00)
Earnings Per Sharep7.705.105.6010.0016.5021.50p13.7012.8311.88
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp9.6714.459.9419.3321.8320.51£
Cash Flow P/S Grth%2,202.3849.43(31.21)94.4712.93(6.05)%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£
Capital Exp P/S££
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox16.2021.6017.9017.4027.0015.00x35.4032.1034.70
P/E Growth££(1.20)142.70(4.70)
Turnover Per Share££
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££
Operating Margin%29.1320.5416.4919.1018.9823.86%
Mkt Cap£m78.0972.5865.77112.87286.00208.00£m0.000.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep3.303.304.
DPS Growth%0.000.0027.2719.0525.005.60%
Dividend Yield%2.602.803.902.701.301.90%8.801.501.70
Dividend Coverx2.522.182.192.462.882.94x0.000.000.00
Shareholder Funds£m54.4056.4938.5743.4054.4264.82£m0.000.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(40.20)(411.00)(18.60)(23.85)(19.14)(29.19)£m0.000.000.00
Net Assets£m54.4056.0038.5743.4054.4264.82£m0.000.000.00
Net Assets P/S££
Latest Forecast
Div Yield1.3%1.5%
Div Cover2.4%2.1%
Op Margin15.0%16.8%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
16-Mar-17SellPhilip Wood ACA270.00p 230,841£623,270.71
15-Mar-17Exercise of optionPhilip Wood ACA5.00p 320,206£16,010.30
22-Oct-15SellMartyn Roy Ratcliffe100.00p 1,000,000£1,000,000
21-Mar-13SellDavid Sherriff118.00p468,915£553,319.68
21-Mar-13SellPhilip Wood ACA111.80p126,934£141,912.22
21-Mar-13Exercise of optionDavid Sherriff70.50p100,000£70,500
21-Mar-13Exercise of optionDavid Sherriff42.50p75,000£31,875
21-Mar-13Exercise of optionDavid Sherriff5.00p397,991£19,899.55
21-Mar-13Exercise of optionDavid Sherriff5.00p93,340£4,667
21-Mar-13Exercise of optionPhilip Wood ACA5.00p93,340£4,667
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61m    Major: 72%    Director: 7%
Notifier Holding Value
Martyn Roy Ratcliffe4,117,963,748,420.53
Philip Wood ACA200,001͞,004.31
Anjum Siddiqi5,444,463.64
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Total Voting Rights01-May-2007:00RNS
Disclosure of Rights attached to Ordinary Shares29-Apr-2012:16RNS
Result of AGM28-Apr-2012:45RNS
COVID-19 Update and AGM Arrangements21-Apr-2007:00RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding08-Apr-2017:02RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding08-Apr-2016:59RNS
Block listing Interim Review27-Mar-2012:38RNS
Annual Report and Notice of AGM18-Mar-2017:00RNS
Block Listing Application16-Mar-2013:52RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding13-Mar-2017:11RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
14-Nov-19Canaccord GenuityBuy586.00p0.00p750.00pNew Coverage
18-May-15Westhouse SecuritiesAdd116.75p135.00p145.00pReiteration
18-May-15Investec SecuritiesHold116.75p0.00p143.00pReiteration
09-Aug-11Arbuthnot SecuritiesStrong buy136.00p200.00p0.00pUpgrade
23-Aug-10ArbuthnotStrong buy85.50p0.00p0.00pReiteration
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