Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited
Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited (ASX: KME), the consumer discretionary company that delivers face-to-face online tutoring, in real time, has revealed that the second half is always more profitable than the first half. The group continues to see growth in the number of centres, number of students, and the number of on-screen lessons. Based on the aforesaid facts, the group anticipates FY18 EBITDA to be between 29% and 37% higher than FY17 in the range of $3.4 Mn-$3.6 Mn. Resultantly, NPAT would be increased in the range of 18%-25% as compared to the last year and amounted to be between $1.7 Mn and 1.8 Mn for the full-year. Meanwhile, the share price has risen 13.04 per cent in the past one month as at August 10, 2018 and traded at close to 52-week higher level. It was down by 4.615 per cent on August 13, 2018, owing to some profit booking looking at the already high levels but it soon recovered by 4.8% by mid-day trading on August 14, 2018. It may be better if one can wait and watch for Full year result which will be released on August 24, 2018.
Energy Action Limited
Energy Action Limited (ASX: EAX) is a microcap company with market capitalization of circa $18.69 Mn as of August 14, 2018. It provides electricity and gas procurement services, and the group has secured a $1.2 Mn contract by Local Government Super to supply and install a 430kW solar PV system on the Leichhardt Marketplace car park in Sydney. To date, Energy Action has installed more than 2MW of rooftop PV across Australia, including the iconic Sydney Theatre Company and Canberra Ikea systems, and the group will continue to build its product pipeline of innovative solar PV projects. The company has recorded a strong operating cash flow of $1.35 Mn as of December 31, 2017 which helps to grow its operation. Its sound balance sheet with debt reduction plan and high cash flows and healthy operating margin and dividend-paying make it a valuable stock to watch. Recently, the group informed the market that it will reveal its full-year result on August 16, 2018.
Tinybeans Group Ltd
Tinybeans Group Ltd (ASX: TNY) has already delivered FY18 operational highlights wherein total revenue increased by 63 per cent to $1.78 Mn in FY18 as compared to the previous year. During the period, the group recorded strong growth in user numbers with registered users more than 2.5 Million. On the business segmental front, premium subscription revenue, MAU, and advertising revenue registered growth of 30%, 37%, and 115% to $0.55 Mn, $0.94 Mn, and $1.07 Mn, respectively in FY18 against FY17. The advertising revenue was mainly driven by key partnerships and rise in programmatic advertising during the period. As at 30 June 2018, the group had cash and cash equivalent of $4.05 Mn and cash receipt of $564k. The group has successfully completed a share placement of $3.5 Mn in Q4FY18 which will support to execute on their strategy and push towards positive cash flow.
MSL Solutions Limited
MSL Solutions Limited (ASX: MPW) is a micro-cap company with the market capitalization of circa $46.11 Mn as of August 14, 2018. The group has recently disclosed its FY18 results wherein revenue and other income was up by about 44 per cent against FY17, while adjusted NPATA grew by 128 per cent and amounted to $5.7 million against $2.5 million of the prior year. The group’s revenue has grown at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 57% over the last three years (FY16-18), and accordingly has built a strong base of annuity income and a foundation for future growth. Due to the demand for its solutions in Europe, UAE and the United States, the group brought forward investment of circa $0.8 million to drive future growth in these regions. This includes product enhancements, the establishment of a branch office in Dubai and key resources to drive international expansion. The group has a brighter outlook ahead backed by strategic investment in product development and overseas expansion, along with a strengthening of the management and sales team. The will ensure to provide a stable platform to the company in FY19 and thereafter.
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