Abcam

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Name Abcam
Epic ABC
Sector Biotechnology
ISIN GB00B6774699
Activites Abcam plc is an innovator in reagents and tools. Abcam's purpose is to serve life science researchers globally to achieve their mission, faster. Providing the research and clinical communities with tools and scientific support, the Group offers highly validated biological binders and assays to address important targets in critical biological pathways. Already a pioneer in data sharing and ecommerce in the life sciences, Abcam's ambition is to be the most influential company in life sciences by helping advance global understanding of biology and causes of disease, which, in turn, will drive new treatments and improved health. Two-thirds of the world's 750,000 life science researchers use Abcam's antibodies and affinity binders, reagents, biomarkers and assays and the Group's products are mentioned in over 20,000 of the 56,000 peer-reviewed papers published each year in the life sciences.
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Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 1,198.00 Net gearing (%) -5.64
Market capitalisation (£m) 2,631.56 Gross gearing (%) 13.86
Shares in issue (m) 206.07 Debt ratio 4.14
P/E ratio 58.05 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.27
Total dividends per share (p) 12.13 Assets / equity ratio 1.16
Dividend yield (%) 0.95 Price to book value 6.84
Dividend cover 1.81 ROCE (%) 14.05
Earning per share (p) 22.00 EPS growth (%) -27.87
52-week high / low (p) 1,523.00 / 1,058.00 DPS growth (%) 1.08

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
30 Jun 2019 Full Year 60 45 22.00 GBP
30 Jun 2018 Full Year 233 62 30.50 GBP
30 Jun 2017 Full Year 217 42 20.90 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 07 Nov 2019 29 Nov 2019 8.58 GBX 12.13
H1 Dividend 14 Mar 2019 12 Apr 2019 3.55 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 08 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2018 8.58 GBX 12.00
H1 Dividend 15 Mar 2018 12 Apr 2018 3.42 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 16 Nov 2017 08 Dec 2017 7.36 GBX 10.18
H1 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 13 Apr 2017 2.83 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 10 Nov 2016 02 Dec 2016 6.56 GBX 8.91
H1 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 15 Apr 2016 2.35 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 12 Nov 2015 04 Dec 2015 5.92 GBX 8.21
H1 Dividend 19 Mar 2015 17 Apr 2015 2.29 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Abcam
Address 330 Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 0FW.
Telephone +44 (0)1223 696 000
Website http://www.abcam.com/

Advisors

Company's broker JPMorgan Cazenove
Company's joint broker Peel Hunt
NOMAD JPMorgan Cazenove
Registrar Capita Registrars
Auditors Deloitte & Touche LLP
Solicitors Eversheds LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
30 Jan 2014 Alan Thomas Hirzel Chief Executive Officer
12 Sep 2016 Gavin Hilary James Wood Chief Financial Officer
10 Jun 2000 Dr Jonathan Simon Milner Executive Dep Chairman
18 Jun 2018 Peter Vance Allen Non-Executive Chairman
27 Mar 2014 Lady Louise Alexandra Virginia Charlotte Patten of Wincanton Non-Executive Director
12 Dec 2018 Giles Francis Bertram Kerr Non-Executive Director
12 Dec 2014 Susan Elizabeth Harris Non-Executive Director
14 Sep 2015 Mara Glickman Aspinall Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 30 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2017
Tangible assets 37 25 22
Intangible asssets and goodwill 228 221 189
Investments and other non-current assets 10 9 7
Total non-current assets 275 255 218
Inventory / work in progress 36 30 22
Trade and other receivables 43 39 35
Cash and equivalents 87 90 85
Other current assets and asset held for resale 6 1 2
Total of all assets 447 415 362
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 45 49 33
Long term liabilities 17 14 22
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 62 63 55
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 385 352 307
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 0 0 0
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 260 234 190
Share premium account 27 26 24
Other equity 97 91 92
Total equity 385 352 307
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 70 63 66
Cashflow before financing 20 26 33
Increase / decrease in Cash -4 5 16
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 60 233 217
Cost of sales 77 70 65
Gross profit -17 163 152
Operating profit 56 69 55
Pre-tax profit 56 69 52
Profit / loss for the year 45 62 42