ABDP Stock Overview
AB Dynamics plc, through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies testing and verification products and services for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicle technology, and vehicle dynamics in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£14.05|
|52 Week High||UK£20.30|
|52 Week Low||UK£9.20|
|1 Month Change||10.63%|
|3 Month Change||24.89%|
|1 Year Change||-25.86%|
|3 Year Change||-34.95%|
|5 Year Change||137.13%|
|Change since IPO||1,277.45%|
Recent News & Updates
|ABDP||GB Auto Components||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: ABDP exceeded the UK Auto Components industry which returned -44.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABDP underperformed the UK Market which returned -15.1% over the past year.
|ABDP Average Weekly Movement||4.6%|
|Auto Components Industry Average Movement||5.9%|
|Market Average Movement||5.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: ABDP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ABDP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
AB Dynamics plc, through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies testing and verification products and services for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicle technology, and vehicle dynamics in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It offers guided soft target and LaunchPad that uses control software for control and synchronization of multiple test objects, as well as provides test track services. The company also offers laboratory testing and simulation, including Advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator, the Static Simulator, Axle Level NVH, suspension parameter measurement machines (SPMM), and the rFpro physics-based simulation software environment.
AB Dynamics Fundamentals Summary
|ABDP fundamental statistics|
Is ABDP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ABDP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£32.73m|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 23, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.19|
|Net Profit Margin||5.52%|
How did ABDP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is ABDP undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ABDP?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ABDP's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ABDP's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ABDP PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ABDP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (75.9x) compared to the peer average (58.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ABDP's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Auto Components Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ABDP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (75.9x) compared to the European Auto Components industry average (14x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ABDP's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||75.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||23.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ABDP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (75.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ABDP when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ABDP (£14.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£18.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABDP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is AB Dynamics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABDP's forecast earnings growth (21.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ABDP's earnings (21.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ABDP's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ABDP's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABDP's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ABDP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has AB Dynamics performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABDP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ABDP's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABDP's earnings have declined by 8.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABDP's earnings growth over the past year (127.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ABDP earnings growth over the past year (127.9%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -4.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ABDP's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
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How is AB Dynamics's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABDP's short term assets (£62.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£24.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ABDP's short term assets (£62.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (£7.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABDP is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ABDP had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: ABDP has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ABDP has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is AB Dynamics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|AB Dynamics Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (AB Dynamics)||0.3%|
|Market Bottom 25% (GB)||2.1%|
|Market Top 25% (GB)||6.1%|
|Industry Average (Auto Components)||4.4%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (AB Dynamics)||0.4%|
Notable Dividend: ABDP's dividend (0.34%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.12%).
High Dividend: ABDP's dividend (0.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (6.11%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ABDP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: ABDP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: ABDP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: ABDP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
James Routh (48 yo)
Dr. James Mathew Routh serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Tracsis plc since September 29, 2021. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of AB Dynamics Plc since October 1,...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|James Routh's Compensation vs AB Dynamics Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Feb 28 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Nov 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Aug 31 2021||UK£870k||UK£316k|
|May 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Feb 28 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Nov 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Aug 31 2020||UK£630k||UK£310k|
|May 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Feb 29 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Nov 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Aug 31 2019||UK£407k||UK£220k|
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD969.43K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.09M).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Board: ABDP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|23 Jun 22||SellUK£1,000,373||Anthony Best||Individual||91,400||UK£10.95|
|17 Mar 22||BuyUK£9,999||Stephen Brown||Individual||909||UK£11.00|
|07 Mar 22||BuyUK£19,991||James Routh||Individual||2,047||UK£9.77|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
AB Dynamics plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AB Dynamics plc
- Ticker: ABDP
- Exchange: AIM
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Implied Market Cap: UK£317.902m
- Shares outstanding: 22.63m
- Website: https://www.abdplc.com
Number of Employees
- AB Dynamics plc
- Middleton Drive
- BA15 1GB
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ABDP||AIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||May 2013|
|ABDD.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||May 2013|
|6DY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||May 2013|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.