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Vela TechnologiesAIM:VELA Stock Report

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30 Nov, 2021


Company Financials
VELA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

VELA Stock Overview

Vela Technologies PLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Vela Technologies
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.00047
52 Week HighUK£0.0015
52 Week LowUK£0.00045
1 Month Change-27.69%
3 Month Change-50.53%
1 Year Change-37.33%
3 Year Change-81.92%
5 Year Change-69.68%
Change since IPO-99.99%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

VELAGB Capital MarketsGB Market

Return vs Industry: VELA underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 5.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VELA underperformed the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VELA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VELA volatility
VELA Average Weekly Movement11.4%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement3.9%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: VELA is more volatile than 90% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VELA's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

20001Antony Laiker

Vela Technologies PLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in early stage. The firm focuses on pre-IPO technology investments and also invests in hi-tech engineering solutions. It invests in small and medium sized companies based in Europe and United Kingdom.

Vela Technologies Fundamentals Summary

How do Vela Technologies's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VELA fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£7.72m
Earnings (TTM)UK£380.00k
Revenue (TTM)n/a


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VELA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£0

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.00002
Gross Margin0.00%
Net Profit Margin0.00%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did VELA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Vela Technologies 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: Insufficient data to calculate VELA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VELA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VELA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.5x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (12.4x).

PE vs Market: VELA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.5x) compared to the UK market (19x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VELA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VELA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is Vela Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Vela Technologies has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Vela Technologies performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VELA has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VELA became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VELA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -29.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: VELA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: VELA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (57.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: VELA's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Vela Technologies's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VELA's short term assets (£2.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£48.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: VELA has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VELA is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VELA has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.2%.

Debt Coverage: VELA has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: VELA has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Vela Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VELA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VELA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VELA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VELA's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VELA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


CEO Compensation


Antony Laiker

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Mr. Antony Jon Laiker serves as Head of Sales at First Equity Ltd. Mr. Laiker serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vela Technologies plc. and served as its Executive Director until August 26, 2020.Pre...


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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 34.6%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vela Technologies PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Vela Technologies PLC
  • Ticker: VELA
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: UK£7.720m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.25b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Vela Technologies PLC
  • 15 Victoria Mews
  • Mill Field Road
  • Bingley
  • West Yorkshire
  • BD16 1PY
  • United Kingdom


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:37
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.