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AB Dynamics Fundamentals

Company Name AB Dynamics Last Updated 20 Feb 2020
Industry Industrials Sector Industrial Machinery
Shares in Issue (m) 22.45 Market Cap (£m) 436.68
PE Ratio 45.34 Div per Share (p) 4.40
Div Yield 0.23 Div Cover 9.75
EPS 42.90 EPS Growth (%) 18.21
PEG 2.49 DPS Growth (%) 19.89
Debt Ratio 8.06 Debt Equity Ratio 0.34
Net Gearing -8.56 Gross Gearing 20.57
Asset Equity Ratio 1.26 Cash Equity Ratio 36.66
Quick Ratio 3.08 Current Ratio 3.73
Price To Book Value 4.42 ROCE 10.24

AB Dynamics Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 02 Jan 2020 13 Feb 2020 GBX 2.79 4.40
H1 Dividend 02 May 2019 17 May 2019 GBX 1.61
H2 Dividend 22 Nov 2018 14 Dec 2018 GBX 2.20 3.67
H1 Dividend 03 May 2018 18 May 2018 GBX 1.47
H2 Dividend 23 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 GBX 2.00 3.33
H1 Dividend 04 May 2017 19 May 2017 GBX 1.33
H2 Dividend 24 Nov 2016 16 Dec 2016 GBX 1.82 3.03
H1 Dividend 05 May 2016 20 May 2016 GBX 1.21
H2 Dividend 19 Nov 2015 15 Dec 2015 GBX 1.65 2.75
H1 Dividend 07 May 2015 22 May 2015 GBX 1.10

AB Dynamics Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 18 14 10
Intangible Assets 41 0 0
Investments 2 1 0
Total Fixed Assets 61 15 11
Stocks 11 7 5
Debtors 13 8 9
Cash & Equivalents 36 16 10
Other Assets 3 2 2
Total Assets 124 49 36
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 17 10 7
Creditors after 1 year 9 0 0
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 26 10 7
Net assets 99 38 28
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 60 10 9
Profit / Loss 11 8 4
Other Equity 0 0 0
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 99 38 28
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 8.06 0.88 0.00
Debt-to-Equity 0.34 0.03 0.00
Net Gearing -8.56 -11.24 -6.61
Gross Gearing 20.57 21.61 20.47
Assets / Equity 1.26 1.28 1.26
Cash / Equity 36.66 41.91 34.05
EPS 42.90 36.29 20.83
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 9 9 2
Cashflow before financing -29 5 -6
Increase in Cash 20 6 -1
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 58 37 25
Cost of sales 30 25 17
Gross Profit 28 13 8
Operating Profit 11 8 4
Pre-Tax profit 11 8 4
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

AB Dynamics Company Background

Sector Industrial Machinery
Activities AB Dynamics plc is the holding company of Anthony Best Dynamics Limited. It is a leading designer, manufacturer and provider of advanced testing and measurement products for vehicle suspension, brakes and steering to the global automotive research and development sector. The Group was founded in 1982 and listed on AIM in May 2013. ABD is headquartered in Bradford-on-Avon employing approximately 120 staff. ABD currently supplies all of the top twenty automotive manufacturers, including Honda, Toyota, Ford and Volkswagen, who routinely use the Group's products to test vehicle safety and dynamics.
Latest Interim Date 24 Apr 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 27 Nov 2019

AB Dynamics Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Oct 2018 Dr James Mathew Routh Chief Executive Officer
04 Nov 2019 Sarah Louise Matthews-DeMers Chief Financial Officer
14 Aug 2017 Matthew James Hubbard Chief Operating Officer
01 Aug 1982 Anthony Best Int Executive Chairman
16 May 2013 Frederick Bryan Smart Non-Executive Director
14 Aug 2017 Richard Hickinbotham Non-Executive Director
16 May 2013 Graham Dudley Eves Non-Executive Director

AB Dynamics Contact Details

Company Name AB Dynamics
Company Address Holt Road, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1AJ.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1225 860 200
Company Website http://www.abd.uk.com/

AB Dynamics Advisors

Auditor Name Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP
Auditor Address St Brides House, 10 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8EH.
Auditor Website http://www.croweclarkwhitehill.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7842 7100
Registrar Name Share Registrars Limited
Registrar Address The Courtyard, 17 West Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DR.
Registrar Website http://www.shareregistrars.uk.com/
Registrar Telephone +44 (0) 1252 821 390
Broker Name Charles Stanley Securities
Broker Address 131 Finsbury Pavement, London EC2A 1NT.
Broker Website http://www.csysecurities.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7149 6942
Adviser Name Cairn Financial Advisers
Adviser Address 38 Bow Lane, London EC4M 9AY.
Adviser Website http://www.cairnfin.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7148 7901
Solicitor Name Pinsent Masons LLP
Solicitor Address CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9AH.
Solicitor Website http://www.pinsentmasons.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0) 20 7418 7000
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