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AdEPT Technology Group

Executive Summary

AdEPT Technology Group plc provides unified communication and IT services in the United Kingdom and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.

Share Price & News

How has AdEPT Technology Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ADT is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ADT's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.6%

ADT

-1.2%

GB Telecom

-0.4%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-39.3%

ADT

-28.3%

GB Telecom

-10.0%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: ADT underperformed the UK Telecom industry which returned -28.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ADT underperformed the UK Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ADTIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.6%-1.2%-0.4%
30 Day-13.7%13.5%13.6%
90 Day-16.6%12.8%6.4%
1 Year-39.3%-39.3%-26.8%-28.3%-6.4%-10.0%
3 Year-28.2%-31.9%-38.3%-47.1%1.6%-10.9%
5 Year-15.9%-24.2%-62.7%-70.7%27.5%-1.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is AdEPT Technology Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is AdEPT Technology Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ADT (£2.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£8.9)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ADT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ADT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the XE Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: ADT 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 ADT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ADT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the GB Telecom industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is AdEPT Technology Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.0%

Forecasted Telecom 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 AdEPT Technology Group 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.


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Past Performance

How has AdEPT Technology Group performed over the past 5 years?

-15.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ADT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ADT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ADT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ADT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ADT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (9.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ADT has a negative Return on Equity (-1%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is AdEPT Technology Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ADT's short term assets (£19.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£16.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: ADT's short term assets (£19.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£44.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ADT's debt to equity ratio (193.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ADT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 73.2% to 193.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ADT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30%).

Interest Coverage: ADT is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is AdEPT Technology Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ADT is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Phil Race

1.83yrs

Tenure

UK£276,975

Compensation

Mr. Phil Race, MBA, BEng has been Executive Director of AdEPT Technology Group plc (formerly known as AdEPT Telecom plc) since December 10, 2018 and as its Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2019. He...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Phil's total compensation ($USD369.17K) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD345.39K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Phil Race
CEO & Executive Director1.83yrsUK£276.98k0.065%
£ 32.5k
John Swaite
Finance Director & Executive Director11.83yrsUK£203.05k0.31%
£ 157.8k
Paul Lovett
COO & Executive Director0.67yrUK£125.01kno data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Phil Race
CEO & Executive Director1.83yrsUK£276.98k0.065%
£ 32.5k
John Swaite
Finance Director & Executive Director11.83yrsUK£203.05k0.31%
£ 157.8k
Paul Lovett
COO & Executive Director0.67yrUK£125.01kno data
Ian Fishwick
Chairman1.83yrsUK£213.46k2.99%
£ 1.5m
Roger Wilson
Non-Executive Directorno dataUK£49.95k1.75%
£ 881.0k
Richard Bligh
Independent Non-Executive Director1.42yrsUK£27.50kno data
Craig Wilson
Independent Non Executive Director1yrUK£16.47kno data

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ADT's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ADT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.6%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

AdEPT Technology Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AdEPT Technology Group plc
  • Ticker: ADT
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: UK£50.310m
  • Shares outstanding: 25.03m
  • Website: https://www.adept.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • AdEPT Technology Group plc
  • 77 Mount Ephraim
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Kent
  • TN4 8BS
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ADTAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPFeb 2006

Biography

AdEPT Technology Group plc provides unified communication and IT services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through two segments, Fixed Line Services and Managed Services. The company ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/29 19:05
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.