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M&C Saatchi AIM:SAA Stock Report

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04 Oct, 2022


Company Financials +
SAA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6

SAA Stock Overview

M&C Saatchi plc provides advertising and marketing services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.

M&C Saatchi Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for M&C Saatchi
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£1.43
52 Week HighUK£2.27
52 Week LowUK£1.30
1 Month Change-10.63%
3 Month Change-6.41%
1 Year Change-11.46%
3 Year Change-8.92%
5 Year Change-55.38%
Change since IPO11.28%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

SAAGB MediaGB Market

Return vs Industry: SAA exceeded the UK Media industry which returned -27.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SAA exceeded the UK Market which returned -14.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SAA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SAA volatility
SAA Average Weekly Movement5.2%
Media Industry Average Movement5.3%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: SAA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SAA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19952,653Moray MacLennan

M&C Saatchi plc provides advertising and marketing services in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. It offers its services in the areas of media and performance, advertising and CRM, sponsorship, branding, and global and social issues. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

M&C Saatchi Fundamentals Summary

How do M&C Saatchi's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SAA fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£174.83m
Earnings (TTM)UK£7.10m
Revenue (TTM)UK£445.04m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SAA income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£368.88m
Gross ProfitUK£76.16m
Other ExpensesUK£69.07m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.058
Gross Margin17.11%
Net Profit Margin1.59%
Debt/Equity Ratio51.8%

How did SAA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is SAA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SAA?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

SAA key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6.3x
PEG Ratio0.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does SAA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

SAA PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for SAA vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average12.7x
PEBB Pebble Group
TRMR Tremor International
TMG Mission Group
DNM Dianomi
SAA M&C Saatchi

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SAA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the peer average (12.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does SAA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SAA is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the UK Media industry average (18.8x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is SAA'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.

SAA PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio24.6x
Fair PE Ratio42.3x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SAA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (24.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.3x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of SAA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: SAA (£1.43) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£5.77)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SAA 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: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is M&C Saatchi forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SAA's forecast earnings growth (57% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: SAA's earnings (57% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the UK market (8.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SAA's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SAA's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-12.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SAA's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.5% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SAA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has M&C Saatchi performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SAA has a large one-off loss of £5.7M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: SAA became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SAA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 4.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SAA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (30.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SAA's Return on Equity (23.5%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is M&C Saatchi's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SAA's short term assets (£203.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£218.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: SAA's short term assets (£203.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (£67.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SAA has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: SAA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 59.2% to 51.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SAA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (160.8%).

Interest Coverage: SAA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is M&C Saatchi current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Forecast Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

M&C Saatchi Dividend Yield vs Market
How does M&C Saatchi dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (M&C Saatchi)0%
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)5.9%
Industry Average (Media)2.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (M&C Saatchi)9.2%

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SAA'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 SAA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: SAA is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SAA has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Moray MacLennan (60 yo)





Mr. Moray MacLennan serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at M&C Saatchi Plc since January 1, 2021. He leads M&C and proposes the strategy to be approved by the Board, accountable for de...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Moray MacLennan's Compensation vs M&C Saatchi Earnings
How has Moray MacLennan's remuneration changed compared to M&C Saatchi's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021UK£1mUK£650k


Compensation vs Market: Moray's total compensation ($USD1.57M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD713.33K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Moray's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SAA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: SAA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 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

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21 Sep 22BuyUK£42,000Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany28,000UK£1.50
09 Sep 22BuyUK£41,738Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany27,280UK£1.53
08 Sep 22BuyUK£158,259Harwood Capital LLPCompany100,000UK£1.58
07 Sep 22SellUK£809Close Asset Management LimitedCompany534UK£1.51
06 Sep 22BuyUK£21,405Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany13,721UK£1.56
05 Sep 22BuyUK£21,804Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany13,800UK£1.58
05 Sep 22BuyUK£243,819Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company152,387UK£1.60
05 Sep 22BuyUK£39,387Invesco Ltd.Company24,313UK£1.62
02 Sep 22BuyUK£9,467Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company6,000UK£1.58
02 Sep 22BuyUK£22,910Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany14,500UK£1.58
01 Sep 22BuyUK£144,835Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany91,668UK£1.58
01 Sep 22BuyUK£5,155Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company3,265UK£1.58
31 Aug 22BuyUK£4,020Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company2,544UK£1.58
31 Aug 22BuyUK£31,600Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany20,000UK£1.58
26 Aug 22BuyUK£24,044Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany15,218UK£1.58
26 Aug 22SellUK£1,725Close Asset Management LimitedCompany1,081UK£1.60
25 Aug 22BuyUK£8,127Close Asset Management LimitedCompany5,000UK£1.63
24 Aug 22BuyUK£61,625Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company39,028UK£1.58
24 Aug 22BuyUK£187,892Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany118,919UK£1.58
23 Aug 22BuyUK£79,133Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company50,116UK£1.58
23 Aug 22BuyUK£94,450Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany60,159UK£1.57
22 Aug 22BuyUK£13,320Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany8,484UK£1.57
19 Aug 22BuyUK£1,146Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company717UK£1.60
19 Aug 22BuyUK£4,680FMR LLCCompany3,000UK£1.56
19 Aug 22BuyUK£4,680Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany3,000UK£1.56
15 Aug 22BuyUK£9,300FMR LLCCompany6,000UK£1.55
15 Aug 22BuyUK£9,300Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany6,000UK£1.55
12 Aug 22BuyUK£170,324FMR LLCCompany110,600UK£1.54
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04 Aug 22SellUK£9,021Close Asset Management LimitedCompany5,820UK£1.55
04 Aug 22SellUK£2,835Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,829UK£1.55
03 Aug 22SellUK£3,619Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,335UK£1.55
01 Aug 22BuyUK£18,833FMR LLCCompany12,309UK£1.53
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01 Aug 22SellUK£581Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany381UK£1.53
28 Jul 22BuyUK£4,640Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,994UK£1.55
28 Jul 22BuyUK£18,691FMR LLCCompany11,905UK£1.57
28 Jul 22SellUK£1,260Octopus Investments LimitedCompany810UK£1.55
28 Jul 22SellUK£4,641Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,994UK£1.55
27 Jul 22BuyUK£7,300Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany5,000UK£1.46
27 Jul 22SellUK£845Octopus Investments LimitedCompany565UK£1.50
26 Jul 22BuyUK£438Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany294UK£1.49
26 Jul 22SellUK£1,684Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,146UK£1.47
25 Jul 22BuyUK£450Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany306UK£1.47
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25 Jul 22SellUK£591Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany391UK£1.51
22 Jul 22SellUK£1,617Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,084UK£1.49
22 Jul 22SellUK£608Octopus Investments LimitedCompany407UK£1.49
21 Jul 22BuyUK£69,041FMR LLCCompany45,125UK£1.53
21 Jul 22SellUK£1,509Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany994UK£1.52
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19 Jul 22SellUK£2,154Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,426UK£1.51
18 Jul 22BuyUK£6,768FMR LLCCompany4,512UK£1.50
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18 Jul 22SellUK£6,945Norges Bank Investment ManagementCompany4,630UK£1.50
15 Jul 22BuyUK£24,883Harwood Capital LLPCompany16,870UK£1.47
15 Jul 22SellUK£3,582Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,418UK£1.48
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14 Jul 22SellUK£8,441Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany5,703UK£1.49
14 Jul 22SellUK£3,443Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,311UK£1.49
13 Jul 22SellUK£2,762Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,843UK£1.50
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12 Jul 22SellUK£4,916Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany3,311UK£1.48
12 Jul 22SellUK£16,678Norges Bank Investment ManagementCompany11,111UK£1.50
12 Jul 22SellUK£1,872Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,255UK£1.49
11 Jul 22BuyUK£13,247FMR LLCCompany8,951UK£1.48
11 Jul 22SellUK£3,394Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,294UK£1.48
11 Jul 22SellUK£361Octopus Investments LimitedCompany245UK£1.47
08 Jul 22SellUK£70,046Norges Bank Investment ManagementCompany46,296UK£1.51
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08 Jul 22SellUK£1,327Close Asset Management LimitedCompany880UK£1.51
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07 Jul 22SellUK£3,320Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,201UK£1.51
07 Jul 22SellUK£102Octopus Investments LimitedCompany70UK£1.46
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04 Jul 22SellUK£3,091Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,015UK£1.53
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01 Jul 22SellUK£4,335Invesco Ltd.Company2,761UK£1.57
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30 Jun 22BuyUK£276,480Harwood Capital LLPCompany173,876UK£1.59
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30 Jun 22SellUK£7,323Octopus Investments LimitedCompany4,700UK£1.56
30 Jun 22SellUK£3,912Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,500UK£1.56
29 Jun 22BuyUK£69,931FMR LLCCompany44,260UK£1.58
29 Jun 22SellUK£887Octopus Investments LimitedCompany570UK£1.56
28 Jun 22BuyUK£23,250FMR LLCCompany15,000UK£1.55
28 Jun 22SellUK£9,594Close Asset Management LimitedCompany6,095UK£1.57
28 Jun 22SellUK£593Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany374UK£1.59
28 Jun 22SellUK£1,731Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,117UK£1.55
27 Jun 22SellUK£21,910Octopus Investments LimitedCompany13,793UK£1.59
24 Jun 22BuyUK£14,332J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.Company8,858UK£1.62
24 Jun 22SellUK£738Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany456UK£1.62
24 Jun 22SellUK£129Octopus Investments LimitedCompany80UK£1.61
23 Jun 22BuyUK£8,898FMR LLCCompany5,527UK£1.61
23 Jun 22SellUK£4,991Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,135UK£1.59
22 Jun 22BuyUK£8,994FMR LLCCompany5,552UK£1.62
22 Jun 22SellUK£853Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany519UK£1.64
22 Jun 22SellUK£3,718Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,315UK£1.61
21 Jun 22BuyUK£79FMR LLCCompany47UK£1.68
21 Jun 22SellUK£12,462Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany7,418UK£1.68
21 Jun 22SellUK£2,555Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,595UK£1.60
20 Jun 22BuyUK£5,410FMR LLCCompany3,381UK£1.60
20 Jun 22SellUK£7,826Octopus Investments LimitedCompany5,010UK£1.56
17 Jun 22BuyUK£4,901Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,970UK£1.65
17 Jun 22SellUK£4,901Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,970UK£1.65
16 Jun 22BuyUK£1,200Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany663UK£1.81
15 Jun 22BuyUK£1,482Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany834UK£1.78
14 Jun 22SellUK£1,148Octopus Investments LimitedCompany645UK£1.78
13 Jun 22BuyUK£11,899Invesco Ltd.Company6,296UK£1.89
13 Jun 22BuyUK£1,902Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,000UK£1.90
13 Jun 22SellUK£18,133Octopus Investments LimitedCompany9,963UK£1.82
13 Jun 22SellUK£1,902Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,000UK£1.90
10 Jun 22SellUK£2,018Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,040UK£1.94
09 Jun 22BuyUK£41,899FMR LLCCompany21,055UK£1.99
09 Jun 22SellUK£478Octopus Investments LimitedCompany245UK£1.95
08 Jun 22BuyUK£176,710FMR LLCCompany88,799UK£1.99
07 Jun 22BuyUK£7,850Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany4,000UK£1.96
07 Jun 22BuyUK£31,244FMR LLCCompany15,941UK£1.96
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07 Jun 22SellUK£1,950Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,000UK£1.95
07 Jun 22SellUK£7,850Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany4,000UK£1.96
07 Jun 22SellUK£58,650Gresham House Asset Management LimitedCompany30,000UK£1.95
06 Jun 22BuyUK£14,700Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany7,500UK£1.96
01 Jun 22BuyUK£6,473Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany3,333UK£1.94
01 Jun 22BuyUK£7,688Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany3,963UK£1.94
01 Jun 22SellUK£4,012Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,066UK£1.94
01 Jun 22SellUK£4,724Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,435UK£1.94
31 May 22BuyUK£2,250Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,183UK£1.90
31 May 22SellUK£201Octopus Investments LimitedCompany105UK£1.92
30 May 22BuyUK£2,210Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany1,144UK£1.93
30 May 22BuyUK£9,534Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany4,889UK£1.95
30 May 22SellUK£2,358Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,220UK£1.93
27 May 22BuyUK£6,812Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany3,457UK£1.97
27 May 22SellUK£1,292Octopus Investments LimitedCompany660UK£1.96
27 May 22SellUK£39,326Gresham House Asset Management LimitedCompany20,000UK£1.97
27 May 22SellUK£4,925Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,500UK£1.97
26 May 22BuyUK£33,474Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany16,813UK£2.01
26 May 22BuyUK£148,627Kernow Asset Management LimitedCompany75,000UK£1.98
26 May 22SellUK£23,144Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany11,677UK£1.98
26 May 22SellUK£212,720Gresham House Asset Management LimitedCompany107,272UK£1.98
25 May 22SellUK£322,354Gresham House Asset Management LimitedCompany155,000UK£2.08
25 May 22SellUK£10,413Octopus Investments LimitedCompany5,055UK£2.06
24 May 22BuyUK£58,437Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany27,166UK£2.15
24 May 22SellUK£6,431Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,005UK£2.14
24 May 22SellUK£53,813Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany25,000UK£2.15
23 May 22BuyUK£755,615Octopus Investments LimitedCompany350,000UK£2.16
23 May 22BuyUK£6,836Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany3,155UK£2.17
23 May 22SellUK£2,257Close Asset Management LimitedCompany1,053UK£2.14
23 May 22SellUK£341Octopus Investments LimitedCompany158UK£2.16
23 May 22SellUK£1,505,030FMR LLCCompany696,773UK£2.16
23 May 22SellUK£1,200,010Invesco Ltd.Company553,000UK£2.17
20 May 22BuyUK£13,571Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany6,283UK£2.16
20 May 22BuyUK£20,446Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany9,510UK£2.15
20 May 22BuyUK£2,306,584Invesco Ltd.Company1,040,460UK£2.24
20 May 22SellUK£1,165Octopus Investments LimitedCompany540UK£2.16
20 May 22SellUK£405,292FMR LLCCompany190,278UK£2.13
20 May 22SellUK£389,048Harwood Capital LLPCompany173,876UK£2.24
20 May 22SellUK£6,269Barclays PLC Private Banking & Investment Banking InvestmentCompany2,916UK£2.15
20 May 22SellUK£706,073Gresham House Asset Management LimitedCompany315,000UK£2.24
20 May 22SellUK£25,334Invesco Ltd.Company11,894UK£2.13
19 May 22BuyUK£81,500J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.Company50,000UK£1.63
19 May 22BuyUK£3,158Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany1,914UK£1.65
19 May 22SellUK£458Octopus Investments LimitedCompany280UK£1.64
18 May 22BuyUK£791Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany485UK£1.63
18 May 22BuyUK£275,310J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.Company168,509UK£1.63
18 May 22SellUK£1,084Octopus Investments LimitedCompany655UK£1.65
17 May 22BuyUK£31,920J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.Company20,000UK£1.60
17 May 22BuyUK£83,018Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany50,403UK£1.65
16 May 22BuyUK£91,182Artisan Partners Limited PartnershipCompany55,940UK£1.63
16 May 22SellUK£4,844Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,005UK£1.61
13 May 22SellUK£764Octopus Investments LimitedCompany480UK£1.59
12 May 22SellUK£1,066Octopus Investments LimitedCompany675UK£1.58
11 May 22SellUK£266Octopus Investments LimitedCompany155UK£1.71
09 May 22SellUK£2,485Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,420UK£1.75
06 May 22SellUK£505Octopus Investments LimitedCompany285UK£1.77
05 May 22SellUK£2,440Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,335UK£1.83
04 May 22SellUK£770,693FMR LLCCompany416,591UK£1.85
04 May 22SellUK£4,088Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,200UK£1.86
28 Apr 22SellUK£807Octopus Investments LimitedCompany455UK£1.77
27 Apr 22SellUK£6,412Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,660UK£1.75
25 Apr 22SellUK£3,670Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,060UK£1.78
21 Apr 22SellUK£2,897Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,630UK£1.78
20 Apr 22SellUK£2,205Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,225UK£1.80
19 Apr 22BuyUK£1,490,157Kernow Asset Management LimitedCompany820,571UK£1.82
19 Apr 22BuyUK£1,490,157Norges Bank Investment ManagementCompany820,571UK£1.82
19 Apr 22SellUK£1,493,439FMR LLCCompany820,571UK£1.82
19 Apr 22SellUK£6,902Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,830UK£1.80
14 Apr 22SellUK£1,155Octopus Investments LimitedCompany640UK£1.80
13 Apr 22SellUK£5,613Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,200UK£1.75
11 Apr 22SellUK£1,080Octopus Investments LimitedCompany615UK£1.76
07 Apr 22SellUK£1,535Octopus Investments LimitedCompany890UK£1.72
06 Apr 22SellUK£4,089Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,490UK£1.64
05 Apr 22SellUK£634Octopus Investments LimitedCompany385UK£1.65
05 Apr 22SellUK£5,221Investec Wealth & Investment LimitedCompany3,113UK£1.68
04 Apr 22SellUK£1,026Octopus Investments LimitedCompany605UK£1.70
01 Apr 22BuyUK£35,917Close Asset Management LimitedCompany21,364UK£1.68
01 Apr 22SellUK£3,882Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,350UK£1.65
31 Mar 22SellUK£2,576Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,610UK£1.60
30 Mar 22SellUK£1,393Octopus Investments LimitedCompany810UK£1.72
30 Mar 22SellUK£7,303Close Asset Management LimitedCompany4,226UK£1.73
29 Mar 22SellUK£3,896Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,220UK£1.75
28 Mar 22BuyUK£55,715Invesco Ltd.Company30,280UK£1.84
28 Mar 22SellUK£3,472Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,945UK£1.79
25 Mar 22BuyUK£1,067Invesco Ltd.Company577UK£1.85
25 Mar 22SellUK£265Octopus Investments LimitedCompany145UK£1.83
24 Mar 22BuyUK£60,970Invesco Ltd.Company33,500UK£1.82
23 Mar 22SellUK£4,797Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,565UK£1.87
22 Mar 22BuyUK£52,172Invesco Ltd.Company28,201UK£1.85
22 Mar 22SellUK£332Octopus Investments LimitedCompany180UK£1.84
21 Mar 22BuyUK£9,810Invesco Ltd.Company5,450UK£1.80
21 Mar 22SellUK£8,199Octopus Investments LimitedCompany4,535UK£1.81
18 Mar 22SellUK£658Octopus Investments LimitedCompany375UK£1.76
16 Mar 22BuyUK£58,080Invesco Ltd.Company33,000UK£1.76
16 Mar 22SellUK£1,687Octopus Investments LimitedCompany975UK£1.73
15 Mar 22SellUK£3,368Investec Wealth & Investment LimitedCompany1,923UK£1.76
15 Mar 22SellUK£555Octopus Investments LimitedCompany310UK£1.79
14 Mar 22BuyUK£12,136Invesco Ltd.Company6,818UK£1.78
14 Mar 22SellUK£4,171Close Asset Management LimitedCompany2,350UK£1.78
14 Mar 22SellUK£4,167Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,430UK£1.72
08 Mar 22SellUK£354Octopus Investments LimitedCompany210UK£1.68
07 Mar 22SellUK£9,515Octopus Investments LimitedCompany5,910UK£1.61
02 Mar 22SellUK£5,328Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,200UK£1.67
28 Feb 22SellUK£210Octopus Investments LimitedCompany125UK£1.68
24 Feb 22SellUK£970Octopus Investments LimitedCompany600UK£1.62
23 Feb 22SellUK£3,368Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,930UK£1.75
21 Feb 22SellUK£1,760Octopus Investments LimitedCompany975UK£1.80
18 Feb 22SellUK£1,032Octopus Investments LimitedCompany570UK£1.81
17 Feb 22BuyUK£80,791Invesco Ltd.Company43,671UK£1.85
17 Feb 22SellUK£484Octopus Investments LimitedCompany265UK£1.83
16 Feb 22SellUK£3,321Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,810UK£1.83
15 Feb 22SellUK£1,765Octopus Investments LimitedCompany978UK£1.81
11 Feb 22SellUK£4,793Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,685UK£1.79
10 Feb 22SellUK£5,504Close Asset Management LimitedCompany3,046UK£1.81
09 Feb 22SellUK£760Octopus Investments LimitedCompany425UK£1.79
07 Feb 22SellUK£4,692Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,535UK£1.85
04 Feb 22SellUK£2,758Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,525UK£1.81
03 Feb 22SellUK£4,793Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,640UK£1.82
02 Feb 22SellUK£6,972Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,820UK£1.83
01 Feb 22SellUK£646Octopus Investments LimitedCompany355UK£1.82
31 Jan 22SellUK£359Octopus Investments LimitedCompany200UK£1.79
28 Jan 22SellUK£2,772Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,540UK£1.80
27 Jan 22SellUK£1,614Octopus Investments LimitedCompany885UK£1.82
26 Jan 22SellUK£575Octopus Investments LimitedCompany330UK£1.74
25 Jan 22BuyUK£5,790,299Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company3,318,223UK£1.74
25 Jan 22SellUK£5,790,299Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.Company3,318,223UK£1.74
25 Jan 22SellUK£2,626Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,530UK£1.72
24 Jan 22SellUK£2,217Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,285UK£1.73
21 Jan 22SellUK£4,860Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,700UK£1.80
20 Jan 22SellUK£778Octopus Investments LimitedCompany440UK£1.77
19 Jan 22SellUK£3,469Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,935UK£1.79
18 Jan 22SellUK£1,353Octopus Investments LimitedCompany745UK£1.82
17 Jan 22SellUK£5,514Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,060UK£1.80
13 Jan 22SellUK£8,354Octopus Investments LimitedCompany4,680UK£1.78
12 Jan 22SellUK£2,597Octopus Investments LimitedCompany1,465UK£1.77
11 Jan 22SellUK£6,392Octopus Investments LimitedCompany3,400UK£1.88
06 Jan 22BuyUK£3,384,275J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.Company1,646,849UK£2.06
06 Jan 22SellUK£4,407Octopus Investments LimitedCompany2,150UK£2.05

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of SAA?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public4,490,0793.7%
Public Companies12,018,9419.8%
VC/PE Firms13,977,73411.4%
Individual Insiders21,700,28117.7%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 89.73% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Vinodka Murria
15,237,985£21.8m0%no data
Octopus Investments Limited
AdvancedAdvT Limited
12,000,000£17.2m0%no data
Invesco Ltd.
Numis Asset Management Limited
Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd.
Maurice Saatchi
4,124,882£5.9m0%no data
Fleming Family & Partners Ltd.
Aviva Investors Global Services Limited
Close Asset Management Limited
Premier Fund Managers Limited
Harwood Capital LLP
Kernow Asset Management Limited
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership
1,969,812£2.8m44.05%no data
J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Inc.
1,947,367£2.8m14.55%no data
Norges Bank Investment Management
1,838,534£2.6m-3.26%no data
1,713,903£2.5m7.48%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
1,713,903£2.5m7.48%no data
Stuart Roden
1,519,488£2.2m0%no data
Goldman Sachs Group, Investment Banking and Securities Investments
1,342,088£1.9m0%no data
Saxo Bank A/S, Asset Management Arm
Crux Asset Management Limited
Moray MacLennan
562,149£803.9k0%no data
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd, Asset Management Arm
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: M&C Saatchi plc
  • Ticker: SAA
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£174.828m
  • Shares outstanding: 122.26m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • M&C Saatchi plc
  • 36 Golden Square
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W1F 9EE
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SAAAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2004

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

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DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/04 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/04 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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