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Angling Direct AIM:ANG Stock Report

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03 Oct, 2022


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ANG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

ANG Stock Overview

Angling Direct plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of fishing tackle products and equipment in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and internationally.

Angling Direct Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Angling Direct
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.32
52 Week HighUK£0.77
52 Week LowUK£0.28
1 Month Change3.23%
3 Month Change-20.00%
1 Year Change-46.67%
3 Year Change-46.67%
5 Year Change-62.13%
Change since IPO-52.24%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 19
Angling Direct (LON:ANG) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Angling Direct (LON:ANG) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

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May 14
Is There Now An Opportunity In Angling Direct PLC (LON:ANG)?

Is There Now An Opportunity In Angling Direct PLC (LON:ANG)?

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Shareholder Returns

ANGGB Specialty RetailGB Market

Return vs Industry: ANG underperformed the UK Specialty Retail industry which returned -34.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ANG underperformed the UK Market which returned -15.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ANG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ANG volatility
ANG Average Weekly Movement4.5%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement6.6%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.9%

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

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

About the Company

2004411Andy Torrance

Angling Direct plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of fishing tackle products and equipment in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company offers baits and additives, bait accessories, bait boats, bait boxes, bait making equipment, barrows and trolleys, bed chair accessories, bed chairs, bite alarms, bivvies and shelters, bivvy accessories, books, buckets and riddles, catapult spares, catapults, chairs, clothing, and cooking equipment. It also provides fish care and fly products, fly lines, fly storages, gift cards, indicators, lighting and line products, luggage products, lures, miscellaneous products, nets, pole supports, poles and whips, poles accessories, reels, rod and reel combos, rod pods, rod supports, rods, and scales.

Angling Direct Fundamentals Summary

How do Angling Direct's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ANG fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£24.73m
Earnings (TTM)UK£3.08m
Revenue (TTM)UK£72.47m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ANG income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUK£45.86m
Gross ProfitUK£26.61m
Other ExpensesUK£23.53m

Last Reported Earnings

Jan 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Oct 12, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.04
Gross Margin36.72%
Net Profit Margin4.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did ANG perform over the long term?

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


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • 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 ANG?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ANG 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/Revenue0.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

ANG PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ANG vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average6.8x
G4M Gear4music (Holdings)
SCHO Scholium Group
CARD Card Factory
ANG Angling Direct

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ANG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8x) compared to the peer average (6.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ANG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Specialty Retail Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ANG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8x) compared to the UK Specialty Retail industry average (6.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ANG'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.

ANG PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio8x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ANG's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: ANG (£0.32) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.01)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ANG is trading above our estimate of fair value.

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 Angling Direct forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if ANG's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if ANG's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if ANG's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ANG's revenue (9.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ANG's revenue (9.8% 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 ANG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has Angling Direct 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: ANG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ANG's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (3.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ANG's earnings have grown significantly by 53.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ANG's earnings growth over the past year (26.9%) is below its 5-year average (53.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ANG earnings growth over the past year (26.9%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 32%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ANG's Return on Equity (8.4%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Angling Direct's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ANG's short term assets (£34.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£10.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: ANG's short term assets (£34.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£10.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ANG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: ANG has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 68.3%.

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

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

Balance Sheet

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What is Angling Direct 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

Dividend Yield vs Market

Angling Direct Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Angling Direct dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Angling Direct)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)6.1%
Industry Average (Specialty Retail)3.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Angling Direct)n/a

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as ANG 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


Andy Torrance





Mr. Andy Torrance has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Angling Direct plc since February 10, 2020. Mr. Torrance served as Non-Executive Director at Angling Direct plc since October 20...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Andy Torrance's Compensation vs Angling Direct Earnings
How has Andy Torrance's remuneration changed compared to Angling Direct's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jan 31 2022UK£460kUK£215k


Oct 31 2021n/an/a


Jul 31 2021n/an/a


Apr 30 2021n/an/a


Jan 31 2021UK£394kUK£182k


Oct 31 2020n/an/a


Jul 31 2020n/an/a


Apr 30 2020n/an/a


Jan 31 2020UK£11kn/a


Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD519.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD334.29K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ANG's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ANG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

AIM:ANG Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
19 May 22BuyUK£13,250Andy TorranceIndividual25,000UK£0.53

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of ANG?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Public Companies60,1130.08%
General Public3,292,8624.3%
Individual Insiders25,588,62533.1%
VC/PE Firms31,899,20441.3%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 94.92% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Gresham House Asset Management Limited
BGF Investment Management Ltd.
Martyn Page
11,010,000£3.5m0%no data
William Hill
9,223,000£3.0m0%no data
Hargreave Hale Limited, Asset Management Arm
Octopus Investments Limited
Richard Beaumont
3,290,000£1.1m0%no data
Investment Fund Services Limited
2,944,282£942.2k0%no data
William Currie
2,000,000£640.0k0%no data
Baillie Gifford & Co.
1,197,532£383.2k0%no data
Barclays Bank PLC, Securities Investments
776,199£248.4k0%no data
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
707,624£226.4k0%no data
River and Mercantile Asset Management LLP
Barratt & Cooke Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
437,363£140.0k0%no data
IG Group Holdings Plc, Asset Management Arm
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
315,828£101.1k0%no data
Jarvis Securities plc, Asset Management Arm
230,470£73.8k0%no data
Brewin Dolphin Limited
176,100£56.4k0%no data
Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Limited
171,300£54.8k0%no data
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd, Asset Management Arm
164,616£52.7k0%no data
Albert E Sharp LLP
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
129,647£41.5k0%no data
UBS Asset Management
100,000£32.0k0%no data
0.12%, Asset Management Arm

Company Information

Angling Direct PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Angling Direct PLC
  • Ticker: ANG
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£24.726m
  • Shares outstanding: 77.27m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Angling Direct PLC
  • 2D Wendover Road
  • Rackheath Industrial Estate
  • Norwich
  • Norfolk
  • NR13 6LH
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ANGAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2017

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/03 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/01/31

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.