Three AIM Stocks To look At – Proactis Holdings Plc, M&C Saatchi Plc and Kape Technologies Plc

  • Dec 16, 2019 GMT
  • Team Kalkine
Three AIM Stocks To look At – Proactis Holdings Plc, M&C Saatchi Plc and Kape Technologies Plc

Proactis Holdings Plc

Proactis Holdings Plc (LON: PHD) is a Wetherby, the United Kingdom-based Spend management and B2B eCommerce solutions provider, which engages in the development and sale of business software, installation and related services in the United Kingdom as well as internationally. The company performs various roles to help their clients with Procurement, Requisitioners, Finance, Accounts Payable, Senior Management, as well as Suppliers. The list of company’s solutions that it provides to its clients include the likes of Business Spend Management, Source to Pay, Source to Contract, Purchase to Pay and other contractual expert services. The services span various sectors such as Financial Services, Professional Services, Construction, Public Sector, Education, Healthcare, Property Management as well as Retail.

PHD Financial Performance

On 31st October 2019, the company issued a press release to announce its audited results for the year ended on 31st July 2019. The company highlighted that it signed a total contract value worth £11.3 million. There was also a growth of 4 per cent year on year in reported revenue to £54.1 million in 2019 as opposed to £52.2 million in 2018. The company also reported that the Annualised Recurring Revenue (ARR) was maintained at £44.3 million for the period. The reported Adjusted EBITDA for the period was at £15.1 million and was in line with the company’s anticipations. The company also reported the Adjusted Earnings per share for the year at GBX 6.6 per share, a significant decline as compared to the Adjusted EPS in the previous year at GBX 10.6 per share.

PHD Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 16-December-19, before the close of the market

As on 16th December 2019, at 08:35 A.M GMT, at the time of writing, Proactis Holdings Plc’s price of the share was reported to be trading at GBX 53.00 per share on the London Stock Exchange, an increase in the value of 2.71 per cent or GBX 1.40 per share, as opposed to the last day’s closing share price, which was reported to be at GBX 51.60 per share. By the time of writing, the Proactis Holdings Plc share was reported to be trading 89.15 per cent above the 52-week low price, which was at GBX 28.02 per share, that the company’s shares reached on June 11, 2019. The market capitalisation of the company was reported to be at GBP 49.29 million in accordance with the current share price of the company.

Reportedly, Proactis Holdings Plc’s share has given a negative return of 62.81 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 142.50 per share that it set on December 17, 2018. The Proactis Holdings Plc share has depicted a positive change in the last six months in the value, of around 79.05 per cent from the price of the of GBX 29.60 per share that the company’s share achieved on June 17, 2019. Proactis Holdings Plc’s share has also gone up by 2.91 per cent in value, in the last one month from the price of GBX 51.50 per share that it closed at on November 18, 2019.

The company’s stock’s beta was reported to be at a value of -0.52. With this, it can be implied that share price movement of Proactis Holdings Plc, is inversely correlated to the movement of the comparative market index.

M&C Saatchi Plc

M&C Saatchi Plc (LON: SAA) is a London, the United Kingdom based Media company that is mainly involved in the business of providing advertising as well as marketing services. The company has offices in around 29 locations across 6 different continents and has operations around the world. The list of the company’s services includes Advertising, Brand and Design Consultancy, CRM, Customer Experience Design, Innovation, Marketing Consultancy, Research and Insight as well as Public Relations.

SAA Latest News

On 10th December 2019, the company reported a directorate change. The company reported the stepping down of various Non-Executive Directors - Lorna Tilbian, Lord Dobbs and Sir Michael Peat. The company is now in the process of restoring its operational performance as well as profitability after the PwC report recently, which mentioned the poor performance of the company.

SAA Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 16-December-19, before the close of the market

As on 16th December 2019, at 08:40 A.M GMT, at the time of writing, M&C Saatchi Plc’s price of the share was reported to be at GBX 109.250 per share on the London Stock Exchange, a decline in the value of 0.68 per cent or GBX 0.75 per share, as opposed to the last day’s closing share price, which was reported to be at GBX 110.00 per share. By the time of reporting, the M&C Saatchi Plc share was reported to be trading 57.42 per cent above the 52-week low price, which was at GBX 69.40 per share, that the company’s shares reached on December 04, 2019. The market capitalisation of the company was reported to be at GBP 102.42 million in accordance with the current share price of the company.

Reportedly, M&C Saatchi Plc’s share has depicted a negative change of 62.46 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 291.00 per share that it set on December 17, 2018. The M&C Saatchi Plc share has depicted a negative change in the last six months in the value, of around 69.82 per cent from the price of GBX 362.00 per share that the company’s share achieved on June 17, 2019. M&C Saatchi Plc’s share has also declined by 34.19 per cent in value, in the last one month from the price of GBX 166.00 per share that it closed at on November 18, 2019.

The Company’s stock beta was reported to be at a value of 1.16. With this, it can be implied that share price movement of M&C Saatchi Plc, is more volatile, as opposed to the movement of the comparative market index.

Kape Technologies Plc

Kape Technologies Plc (LON: KAPE), previously known as Crossrider Plc, is a Douglas, Isle of Man based Software and computer services providing organisation. The company has various products in Cybersecurity and Privacy spaces. The products of the company in Cybersecurity space include the likes of CyberGhost and ZenMate. In terms of performance, the company’s products include DriverFix and Restoro. The company also has a product in its Malware protection segment- Intego.

KAPE Latest News

On 13th December 2019, the company issued a press release to announce the completion of the acquisition of Private Internet Access. As per the announcement, the company reported the purchase of LTMI Holdings for a price of US $95.51 million and an enterprise value of around US$127.6 million on 16th December 2019. LTMI is the holding company for Private Internet Access, which operates as leading digital privacy and cybersecurity company based in the United States of America. The company reported that this acquisition would significantly boost earnings as the company is expected to generate an Adjusted EBITDA in between US$ 35 million to US$ 38 million in FY 2020. The company also reported that this would be an all-share transaction with Kape to issue 42,70,548 new shares to the shareholders of LTMI in three separate phases.

 

KAPE Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 16-December-19, before the close of the market

As on 16th December 2019, at 08:45 A.M GMT, at the time of writing, Kape Technologies Plc’s price of the share was reported to be at GBX 163.00 per share on the London Stock Exchange, an increase in the value of 0.62 per cent or GBX 1.00 per share, as opposed to the last day’s closing share price, which was reported to be at GBX 162.00 per share. By the time of writing, the Kape Technologies Plc share was reported to be trading 154.69 per cent above the 52-week low price, which was at GBX 64.00 per share, that the company’s shares reached on August 15, 2019. The market capitalisation of the company was reported to be at GBP 230.40 million in accordance with the current share price of the company.

Reportedly, Kape Technologies Plc’s share has depicted a positive change of 56.73 per cent in value in the last one year, from the price of GBX 104.00 per share that it set on December 17, 2018. The Kape Technologies Plc share has given a positive change in the last six months in the value, of around 102.48 per cent from the price of GBX 80.50 per share that the company’s share achieved on June 17, 2019. Kape Technologies Plc’s share has also gone up by 111.69 per cent in value, in the last one month from the price of GBX 77.00 per share that it closed at on November 18, 2019.

The Company’s stock beta was reported to be at a value of 1.24. With this, it can be implied that share price movement of Kape Technologies Plc, is more volatile, as opposed to the movement of the comparative market index.

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