Review of Three LSE listed companies - PureTech Health Plc, Amigo Holdings Plc & Clipper Logistics Plc

Review of Three LSE listed companies - PureTech Health Plc, Amigo Holdings Plc & Clipper Logistics Plc

PureTech Health Plc 

PureTech Health Plc (LON: PRTC), the United States domiciled and Boston Headquartered advanced biopharmaceutical company is engaged in discovering, developing and commercialising new categories of therapeutics by using the science of the Brain-Immune-Gut (BIG) axis for distressing diseases including intractable cancers, immunological diseases, inflammatory, CNS disorders, lymphatic and GI diseases. The group collaborates with major pharma companies across its affiliate and internal R&D pipelines, and its portfolio includes one FDA cleared product, 24 product candidates and 14 are in clinical stage. The operations of the group are differentiated in four segments, namely Internal, Subsidiaries, Deconsolidated Entities and Parent Company & other.

The shares of the company have their listing on the main market segment of the London Stock Exchange. There they trade with the ticker name PRTC. The shares of the company also form part of the FTSE 250 index.

Trading Update

The company on 9 December 2019 came out with a trading update that its affiliate Gelesis has been able to secure more than $84.6 Million in New Capital to Support the US Commercialisation of its drug PLENITY TM.

Stock Performance at the London Stock Exchange

At the time of writing of this report on 13 December 2019 the shares of the company were trading on the London Stock Exchange for GBX 273.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 307.00 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 155.50. The company has a market capitalisation of £743.64 million on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 13 December 2019.

The stock’s traded volume at the above date and time stood at 149,514 and the stock's average traded volume for 5 days was 132,090.80; 30 days- 212,004.47 and 90 days – 176,796.84 the beta of the stock of the company on the date was 0.83, which compared to the benchmark index reflected a lower volatility. The stocks trading volumes on the London Stock Exchange on an average for 5 days was up by -37.69 % as compared to the 30 days’ average traded volume  In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +6.12 % and also a return of +51.16 % return on year to date basis.

Outlook

The drug PLENITY TM has immense commercial potential and will be able to turn the fortunes of the company. The interest of the Private equity firms participating in the Fund-raising exercise is a testament of the same.

Amigo Holdings Plc

Amigo Holdings Plc (LON: AMGO) is the United Kingdom domiciled consumer finance group company. Headquartered in Bournemouth it is one of the largest providers of guarantor loan in the UK, which, through its subsidiaries, provides sales financing services. It offers unsecured guarantor loans to those who are unable to borrow from traditional lenders and help them to rebuild their credit scores and improve their ability to access credit.

The shares of the company have their listing on the main market segment of the London Stock Exchange. There they trade with the ticker name AMGO.

Trading Update

The company on 12 December 2019 came out with an update on the changes on the nominations committee effective from 12 December 2019.

  • Stephan Wilcke the current Chairman and Clare Salmon will each step down as members of the Nomination Committee.
  • In their place James Benamor has been appointed as the new member of the Nomination Committee

Stock Performance at the London Stock Exchange

At the time of writing of this report on 13 December 2019 the shares of the company were trading on the London Stock Exchange for GBX 68.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 297.50 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 53.39. The company has a market capitalisation of £313.03 million on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 13 December 2019.

The stock’s traded volume at the above date and time stood at 584,615 and the stock's average traded volume for 5 days was 1,010,478.80; 30 days- 4,664,331.20 and 90 days – 2,545,472.92 the stocks trading volumes on the London Stock Exchange on an average for 5 days was up by -78.34 % as compared to the 30 days’ average traded volume  In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +8.42 % and also a return of -76.62 % return on year to date basis.

Outlook

The changes in the Nominations committee are routine business of the board of the company and do not have any significant impact on the financial performance of the company.

Clipper Logistics Plc

Clipper Logistics Plc (LON: CLG) is a Leeds, the United Kingdom-headquartered provider of value-added logistics solutions and e-fulfilment and returns management services company to the retail sector to support their online trading activities with services including the receipt, warehousing, stock management, picking, packing and dispatching of products on behalf of customers. The group boasts the fleet, the depots, and other infrastructure to deliver on contracts of all sizes for market-leaders, SMEs, start-ups and the fastest emerging brands using streamlined processes.

The shares of the company have their listing on the main market segment of the London Stock Exchange. There they trade with the ticker name CLG.

Trading Update

The Company came out with its interim results on 5 December 2019 for the six-month period ending on 31 October 2019.

  • The revenue of the company for the six-month period was up by 11.7 per cent to stand at £254.6 million whereas for six months ended 31 October 2018 the revenues of the company stood at £227.9 million.
  • The company for the period reported an Earnings per share of 7.8 pence

Stock Performance at the London Stock Exchange

At the time of writing of this report on 13 December 2019 the shares of the company were trading on the London Stock Exchange for GBX 292.00.

The shares of the company during the past 52 weeks of trading at the London Stock Exchange have registered a 52-week high of GBX 314.50 while also registering a 52-week low of GBX 192.80. The company has a market capitalisation of £280.23 million on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing this report on 13 December 2019.

The stock’s traded volume at the above date and time stood at 20,235 and the stock's average traded volume for 5 days was 93,456.60; 30 days- 262,586.37 and 90 days – 244,933.48  the beta of the stock of the company on the date was 1.18, which compared to the benchmark index reflected a higher volatility. The stocks trading volumes on the London Stock Exchange on an average for 5 days was up by -64.41 % as compared to the 30 days’ average traded volume  In last one month, the shares have generated a positive return of +15.30 % and also a return of +22.22 % return on year to date basis.

Outlook

The company for the six-month period gave a good performance of a revenue growth of more than 10 per cent. The company expects to perform for the rest of the year as per market expectations.

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