Three Stocks In The limelight: Finablr Plc, Craneware Plc & International Personal Finance Plc

  • Dec 18, 2019 GMT
  • Team Kalkine
Three Stocks In The limelight: Finablr Plc, Craneware Plc & International Personal Finance Plc
Finablr Plc

Finablr Plc (LON: FIN) is a UK-based company which provides an international stage for payments and overseas exchange solutions by assisting consumers and businesses. The company serves more than 1,500 corporate and institutional partners as well as more than 25 million consumers. It operates a business within three segments: B2B & Payment Technology Solutions, Consumer Foreign Exchange and Cross-Border Payments & Consumer Solutions. The stock is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.

News Updates

On 18th December 2019, the company released a statement about the latest volatility in its share prices. The company said that there are no operational and financial reasons for the share price movement.

On 15th November 2019, the company declared the appointment of corporate brokers, i.e. of Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Barclays Bank Plc.

Trading Updates

On 11th November 2019, the company released a trading update for the nine months ended 30 September 2019.

The group adjusted income rose 9% to U.S.$1,168 million on a year-on-year basis for the nine months of FY2019 whereas the Group Adjusted EBITDA increased 22.1% to US$182.31 million on year-on-year basis for the nine months of FY2019.

In October 2019, the company announced three commercial partnerships. On 3rd October 2019 the company declared the partnership with Samsung to provide in-app money transfer services; On 22nd October 2019, it announced a business partnership with Airtel Africa whereas, on 29th October 2019, the company announced an MOU with China Union Pay to facilitate cross border payments into China.

Share Price Performance

On 18th December 2019, at 10:13 AM GMT, while writing, FIN share price was reported to be trading at GBX 183.10 per share on the LSE, a decrease of 2.24 per cent or GBX 4.20 per share, as compared to the previous day's closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 187.30 per share.

On 13th December 2019, the shares of FIN touched GBX 228.40, which was highest and reached to GBX 133.01 on 24th June 2019, which was lowest in the last 52 weeks. The present share price was down by 19.83 per cent from 52-week high price whereas it was up by 37.65 per cent from the 52-week low price.

The company's market capitalisation was reportedly valued to be at GBP 1.31 billion as per the share's current market price. The stock outstanding of the FIN share has been reported to be at 700.0 million, and the free float has been said to be at 158.50 million.

Craneware Plc

Craneware plc (LON: CRW) is a UK-based company which is involved in the expansion, licensing and continuing assistance in the software of computers for the healthcare business of USA. It also helps healthcare providers in their mission through the best financial and operational execution. From around 20 years, the company has associated with many hospitals and health care systems to help, enhance and maintain business performance. The stock is a constituent of the FTSE AIM 100 index.

News Updates

On 29th November 2019, the company announced the information regarding its final dividend which was declared on 3rd September 2019. The company said that the shareholders who registered to get dividends in US dollars under the Company's Dividend Currency Election would be paid the dividend at an exchange rate of $1.29 per Pound.

On 22nd November 2019, the company announced that its outstanding share capital consists of 26.816 million ordinary shares of 1 pence each with voting rights. No ordinary share was held in treasury.

Financial highlights

On 3rd September 2019, the company announced its full-year financial report for the 52 weeks ended 30th June 2019 through a press release.

The company's revenue increased to $71.401 million in FY2019 as compared to $67.067 million in FY2018, a change of 6.46 per cent. The gross profit increased to $67.007 million in FY2019 as compared to $63.660 million in FY2018, a change of 5.26 per cent.

The Adjusted earnings before interest, tax and depreciation & amortisation increased to $23.996 million in FY2019 as compared to $21.611 million in FY2018, a change of 11.03 per cent. The total pre-tax profit decreased to $18.322 million in FY2019 as compared to $18.933 million in FY2018, a change of 3.22 per cent.

The company's basic earnings per share decreased to $0.561 in FY2019 as compared to $0.590 in FY2018 whereas adjusted basic earnings per share increased to $0.633 in FY2019 as compared to $0.602 in FY2018.

The company's diluted earnings per share decreased to $0.550 cents in FY2019 as compared to $0.579 in FY2018 whereas adjusted diluted earnings per share increased to $0.620 in FY2019 as compared to $0.591 in FY2018.

(Sources: LSE)

Share Price Performance

On 18th December 2019, at 09:12 AM GMT, while writing, CRW share price was reported to be trading at GBX 2,315 per share on the LSE, an increase of 5.23 per cent or GBX 115.0 per share, as compared to the previous day's closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 2,200 per share.

On 23rd May 2019, the shares of CRW were GBX 3,248, which was highest and reached to GBX 1,700 on 08th July 2019, which was lowest in the last 52 weeks. The present share price was down by 28.72 per cent from 52-week high price whereas it was up by 36.17 per cent from the 52-week low price.

The company's market capitalisation was reportedly valued to be at GBP 589.96 million as per the share's current market price. The stock outstanding of the CRW share has been reported to be at 26.82 million, and the free float has been said to be at 19.31 million.

The beta of the CRW share was reported to be at 1.21. It means that the company's share price movement is more volatile in its trend, as compared to the benchmark market index's movement.

International Personal Finance Plc

International Personal Finance Plc (LON: IPF) is a company based in the United Kingdom. It is a leading provider of digital and global home credit for consumer finance. The company serves 2.3 million people in five home credit markets with 21,000 agents.

News Updates

On 2nd December 2019, the company announced that the issued share capital of the company contained 234.24 million ordinary shares with a nominal value of 10 pence each. Further to this, the company held 10.56 million ordinary shares in Treasury, and total voting right in the company were at 223.68 million.

On 25th November 2019, the company announced about the approval of Prospectus by Financial Conduct Authority concerning a €1,000 million-euro medium-term note programme for issuance by the company consisting of senior unsecured notes.

On 8th November 2019, the company announced that Richard Moat, a non-executive and Senior Independent Director in the company, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Technicolor Plc with effect from 5th November 2019.

Trading Updates

On 31st October 2019, the company announced trading updates for the third quarter of FY 2019.

The company announced that European home credit growth was 6% due to strong operational performance. The company’s digital growth increased by 3%, whereas Mexico home credit declined by 12% due to over prioritisation of credit quality.

Impairment charges were in the middle of target at 27.8% of revenues. The company settled Polish tax dispute for the period 2010-2017.

Share Price Performance

On 18th December 2019, at 10:38 AM GMT, while writing, IPF share price was reported to be trading at GBX 163.50 per share on the LSE, a decrease of 3.82 per cent or GBX 6.50 per share, as compared to the previous day's closing price, which was reported to be at GBX 170.0 per share.

On 10th January 2019, the shares of IPF were GBX 225.0, which was highest and reached to GBX 86.80 on 15th August 2019, which was lowest in the last 52 weeks. The present share price was down by 27.33 per cent from 52-week high price whereas it was up by 88.36 per cent from the 52-week low price.

The company's market capitalisation was reportedly valued to be at GBP 380.26 million as per the share's current market price. The stock outstanding of the IPF share has been reported to be at 223.68 million, and the free float has been said to be at 221.40 million.

The beta of the IPF share was reported to be at 0.1924. It means that the company's share price movement is less volatile in its trend, as compared to the benchmark market index's movement.

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