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.
AB Dynamics Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£18.80|
|52 Week High||UK£15.52|
|52 Week Low||UK£24.70|
|1 Month Change||2.45%|
|3 Month Change||-4.08%|
|1 Year Change||-12.56%|
|3 Year Change||62.77%|
|5 Year Change||306.49%|
|Change since IPO||1,743.14%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ABDP||GB Auto Components||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: ABDP underperformed the UK Auto Components industry which returned 16.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABDP underperformed the UK Market which returned 23.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: ABDP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ABDP's weekly volatility (7%) 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, 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£22.74m|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 24, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.13|
|Net Profit Margin||5.38%|
How did ABDP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.2%Current Dividend Yield
Is AB Dynamics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ABDP (£18.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£4.46)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABDP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABDP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (146.1x) compared to the European Auto Components industry average (15.6x).
PE vs Market: ABDP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (146.1x) compared to the UK market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ABDP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABDP is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.1x) compared to the GB Auto Components industry average (5.2x).
How is AB Dynamics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABDP's forecast earnings growth (40.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ABDP's earnings (40.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ABDP's revenue (16.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABDP's revenue (16.6% 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
How has AB Dynamics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABDP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ABDP's current net profit margins (5.4%) are lower than last year (9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABDP's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABDP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ABDP had negative earnings growth (-51.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (83.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ABDP's Return on Equity (2.8%) is considered low.
How is AB Dynamics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABDP's short term assets (£60.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£15.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ABDP's short term assets (£60.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (£3.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABDP's debt to equity ratio (0.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ABDP's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ABDP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2660.6%).
Interest Coverage: ABDP earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is AB Dynamics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ABDP's dividend (0.17%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.4%).
High Dividend: ABDP's dividend (0.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%).
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.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ABDP is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ABDP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
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
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD867.22K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD718.55K).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Board: ABDP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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
- Market Cap: UK£425.300m
- Shares outstanding: 22.62m
- Website: https://www.abdplc.com
Number of Employees
- AB Dynamics plc
- Middleton Drive
- BA15 1GB
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/24 17:41|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 00:00|
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