Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc is a venture capital trust specializing in investments in AIM quoted companies.
Share Price & News
How has Octopus AIM VCT 2's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: OSEC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: OSEC underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: OSEC underperformed the UK Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Octopus AIM VCT 2's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Octopus AIM VCT 2 undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: OSEC (£0.65) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: OSEC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: OSEC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: OSEC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OSEC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: OSEC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).
How is Octopus AIM VCT 2 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 Octopus AIM VCT 2 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.
How has Octopus AIM VCT 2 performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: OSEC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: OSEC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: OSEC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -21.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare OSEC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: OSEC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (16.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: OSEC has a negative Return on Equity (-0.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Octopus AIM VCT 2's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: OSEC's short term assets (£21.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£153.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: OSEC has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: OSEC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: OSEC has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: OSEC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: OSEC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Octopus AIM VCT 2's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: OSEC's dividend (6.51%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).
High Dividend: OSEC's dividend (6.51%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.68%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: OSEC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: OSEC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: OSEC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Octopus AIM VCT 2 has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
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Experienced Board: OSEC's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.1%.
Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc
- Ticker: OSEC
- Exchange: LSE
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£77.787m
- Shares outstanding: 120.60m
- Website: https://www.octopusinvestments.com
Number of Employees
- Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc
- 33 Holborn
- Greater London
- EC1N 2HT
- United Kingdom
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Octopus AIM VCT 2 plc is a venture capital trust specializing in investments in AIM quoted companies. It seeks to invest in various sectors such as financial services, healthcare equipment, food producers, business services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, travel and leisure, industrial engineering, oil equipment, support services, general retailers, software, and media. The fund typically makes investments in the United Kingdom region. It typically makes investments between $23.27 million and $465.38 million.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.