AO World

AO.: 83.80 -1.00 (-1.18%) delayed: 11 Dec 2019, 16:08

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Bid Price 83.40 High Price 85.00
Ask Price 84.20 Low Price 80.30
Open Price 84.00 Spread 0.95%
Prev Close 84.80 Volume 29,943

AO World Share Price

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AO World Share Price Information

Name AO World
Epic AO.
Sector Specialty Retailers
Activites AO World plc is an online electrical retailer. The business was founded in 2000 by John Roberts as Appliances Online, rebranding as in 2013 and listing on the London Stock Exchange in February 2014. AO's growth is down to its AO Way of retailing; offering a simply better customer experience with an innovative website, a huge range, unbeatable prices and market-leading customer service. In the UK, through AO operates in multiple categories; Major Domestic Appliances MDA - its main and more mature category, Small Domestic Appliances SDA, Audio Visual AV and computing, and more recently adding Gaming, Mobile, Smart Home and Photographic devices and equipment to its ranges. AO operates from one National Distribution Centre and twelve outbases in the UK, with the vast majority of deliveries being undertaken through Expert Logistics Limited (a group subsidiary). In mainland Europe, AO operates in Germany and The Netherlands. AO launched in Germany in October 2014 with MDA and expanded its offering in February 2016 with the introduction of Floorcare, and in October 2016 with the introduction of AV. AO's international expansion strategy took a step further in February 2016 with the launch of MDA in The Netherlands and the recent introduction of AV to The business has a new 35,000 sq. metre Regional Distribution Centre in Bergheim which is now fully operational, serving Germany and The Netherlands. In 2015, AO invested in a majority equity stake in The Recycling Group Limited (now renamed AO Recycling), its recycling partner, securing a WEEE processing facility for the Group and giving AO control in ensuring its waste is dealt with responsibly in the UK.
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Latest Share Price (p) 83.80 Net Gearing (%) 69.51
Market Capitalisation (£m) 405.29 Gross Gearing (%) 77.14
Shares in issue (m) 477.94 Debt Ratio 32.08
P/E Ratio -22.43 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.14
Total dividends per share (p) 0.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 4.37
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 4.68
Dividend Cover 0.00 ROCE (%) -14.82
Earning per share (p) -3.78 EPS Growth (%) -29.01
52-week high / low (p) 136.60 / 56.70 DPS Growth (%) n/a

AO World Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
19 Nov Peel Hunt Under Review 83.65 - - Under Review
19 Nov Shore Capital Hold 83.65 - - Reiterates
08 Oct Peel Hunt Hold 83.65 102.00 - Reiterates
09 Sep Peel Hunt Hold 83.65 102.00 - Reiterates
05 Aug Peel Hunt Hold 83.65 102.00 - Reiterates
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AO World Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
05 Apr 2019 John Roberts Transfer Out 700,000 @ 0.00p £0.00
03 Apr 2018 John Roberts Transfer Out 610,820 @ 0.00p £0.00
28 Mar 2018 Steve Caunce Transfer Out 830,000 @ 0.00p £0.00
07 Jun 2017 John Roberts Buy 769,230 @ 130.00p £999,999.00
05 Apr 2017 Geoff Cooper Buy 28,573 @ 139.99p £39,999.34
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