Avacta Group

AVCT: 24.30 0.00 (0.00%) delayed: 18 Oct 2018, 7:58

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Bid Price 23.60 High Price 0.00
Ask Price 25.00 Low Price 0.00
Open Price 0.00 Spread 5.60%
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Avacta Group Share Price Information

Name Avacta Group
Epic AVCT
Sector Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
ISIN GB00BYYW9G87
Activites Avacta Group plc's (formerly Readybuy plc) principal focus is on its proprietary Affimer technology which is a novel engineered alternative to antibodies that has wide application in Life Sciences for diagnostics, therapeutics and general research and development. Antibodies dominate markets worth in excess of $50bn despite their shortcomings. Affimer technology has been designed to address many of these negative performance issues, principally; the time taken to generate new antibodies, the reliance on an animal's immune response, poor specificity in many cases, and batch to batch variability. Affimer technology is based on a small protein that can be quickly generated to bind with high specificity and affinity to a wide range of protein targets. Avacta has a pre-clinical biotech development programme with an in-house focus on immuno-oncology and bleeding disorders as well as partnered development programmes. Avacta is commercialising non-therapeutic Affimer reagents through licensing to developers of life sciences research tools and diagnostics.
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Latest Share Price (p) 24.30 Net Gearing (%) -13.56
Market Capitalisation (£m) 28.06 Gross Gearing (%) 8.70
Shares in issue (m) 115.46 Debt Ratio 0.00
P/E Ratio -1.80 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.00
Total dividends per share (p) 0.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.10
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 1.31
Dividend Cover 0.00 ROCE (%) -48.53
Earning per share (p) -13.49 EPS Growth (%) -44.90
52-week high / low (p) 72.50 / 21.20 DPS Growth (%) n/a

Avacta Group Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
10 Oct finnCap Corporate 24.30 120.00 - Reiterates
02 Oct finnCap Corporate 24.30 120.00 - Reiterates
31 Jul finnCap Corporate 24.30 120.00 - Reiterates
24 Jul finnCap Corporate 24.30 200.00 - Reiterates
22 May finnCap Corporate 24.30 200.00 - Reiterates
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Avacta Group Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
13 Mar 2018 Prof Alastair Smith Buy 35,800 @ 41.92p £15,007.36
21 Aug 2017 Prof Alastair Smith Buy 33,225 @ 74.50p £24,752.63
05 Jul 2017 Michael Albin In Lieu of Fees/Salary 4,345 @ 86.30p £3,749.74
21 Oct 2016 Dr Mike Owen Buy 7,763 @ 90.00p £6,986.70
08 Jul 2016 Michael Albin Buy 3,393 @ 92.10p £3,124.95
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