APTD Stock Overview
Aptitude Software Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, implements, and supports business critical software and related services in the United Kingdom and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£5.48|
|52 Week High||UK£7.38|
|52 Week Low||UK£4.40|
|1 Month Change||-13.70%|
|3 Month Change||-19.65%|
|1 Year Change||18.62%|
|3 Year Change||17.67%|
|5 Year Change||168.63%|
|Change since IPO||213.40%|
Recent News & Updates
Aptitude Software Group (LON:APTD) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of UK£0.018
The board of Aptitude Software Group plc ( LON:APTD ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 27th of August...
|APTD||GB Software||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: APTD exceeded the UK Software industry which returned 16.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: APTD matched the UK Market which returned 17.9% over the past year.
|APTD Average Weekly Movement||3.0%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||4.8%|
|Market Average Movement||4.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: APTD is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: APTD's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Aptitude Software Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, implements, and supports business critical software and related services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It provides software applications, which include Aptitude Accounting Hub, a finance software to centralize and automate enterprise finance, accounting, and reporting activities; Aptitude Revenue Recognition Engine, a specialist financial application, which connects existing general ledgers and source systems to empower enterprises; Aptitude IFRS 17 Solution, a solution to comply with IFRS 17 insurance standards; Aptitude RevStream, a cloud-based revenue recognition software; Aptitude Allocation Engine that controls cost allocations and customer profitability; and Lease Accounting Engine, a lease accounting software. The company also offers Aptitude Calculate, a calculation and rules engine; and Aptitude IFRS 17 Comply, a software solution that delivers compliance with flexible deployment options, including SaaS, private cloud, and on-premise deployment models.
Aptitude Software Group Fundamentals Summary
|APTD fundamental statistics|
Is APTD overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|APTD income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£32.81m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.13|
|Net Profit Margin||13.36%|
How did APTD perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Aptitude Software Group 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: APTD (£5.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£2.66)
Significantly Below Fair Value: APTD is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: APTD is good value based on its PE Ratio (42x) compared to the UK Software industry average (50.1x).
PE vs Market: APTD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42x) compared to the UK market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: APTD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: APTD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.9x) compared to the GB Software industry average (4.1x).
How is Aptitude Software Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: APTD's forecast earnings growth (11.5% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: APTD's earnings (11.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: APTD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: APTD's revenue (13.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: APTD's revenue (13.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: APTD's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14%).
How has Aptitude Software Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: APTD has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: APTD's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (11.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: APTD's earnings have grown by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: APTD's earnings growth over the past year (8.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: APTD earnings growth over the past year (8.9%) underperformed the Software industry 12.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: APTD's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Aptitude Software Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: APTD's short term assets (£56.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (£34.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: APTD's short term assets (£56.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (£2.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: APTD is debt free.
Reducing Debt: APTD has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 28.8%.
Debt Coverage: APTD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: APTD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Aptitude Software Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: APTD's dividend (0.99%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.35%).
High Dividend: APTD's dividend (0.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.03%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: APTD's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: APTD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.6%), APTD's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: APTD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (45.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Jeremy Suddards serves as Chief Executive Officer of Aptitude Software Group plc since January 17, 2020 and serves as its Director since September 1, 2019. He joined Aptitude Software Group plc in Janu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeremy's total compensation ($USD488.55K) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD777.89K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeremy's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: APTD's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: APTD's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Aptitude Software Group plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aptitude Software Group plc
- Ticker: APTD
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: UK£312.929m
- Shares outstanding: 57.10m
- Website: https://www.aptitudesoftware.com
Number of Employees
- Aptitude Software Group plc
- Old Change House
- 128 Queen Victoria Street
- Greater London
- EC4V 4BJ
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/26 21:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 00:00|
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