Result Updates Of Four FTSE Stocks – RDT, NWT, KCT and TSCO

Rosslyn Data Technologies Plc

Rosslyn Data Technologies Plc (RDT) is the United Kingdom based Software-as-a-service (SAAS) company involved in the provision of Data Management services, which includes various Data Analytics and Procurement Analytics solutions. The company’s products help other businesses in gaining insights from its Data Management tools with the help of processes such as Data Extraction, Data Cleansing and Enrichment. The company’s procurement solutions include Procurement Analytics which allows insights by integrating and visualising the spend data of the company and improves the overall efficiency of the business.

RDT Financial Performance (Final results for the year ended 30 April 2019)

On 17 September 2019, the company presented its final results for the year ended 30 April 2019 marked by revenue growth of 8.3 per cent year on year to £6.96 million in 2019 from £6.43 million in 2018. The company’s major revenue segment was the License Fee segment which grew at 9.19 per cent year on year from £4.97 million to £5.43 million. The company reported an Operating EBITDA Loss of £432,000 ((excluding share-based costs) in 2019, which was an improvement of 75 per cent year on year from an EBITDA loss of £1.8 million in 2018. The company generated £220,000 in cash from operations during the period, which is an improvement from the previous period in 2018 when a cash outflow of £3.45 million was reported.

RDT Share Performance

“On 3rd October 2019, at 12:37 PM GMT, while writing, RDT stock traded at GBX 7.27 per share; a decrease of 1.82 per cent or GBX 0.13 in comparison with the previous day’s closing price at GBX 7.40 per share. While writing, Rosslyn Data Technologies Plc shares traded 8.34 per cent above its 52-week low price of GBX 6.71, set on April 03, 2019. The market capitalisation of the company has been reported to be at GBP 14.28 million.

1500 shares of the company have been traded in the market. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 52,110. The stock has declined by 7.75 per cent in the last year from the price at GBX 7.95 per share.”

 

Newmark Security Plc

Newmark security Plc (NWT) is a London based company that engages in the provision of electronic and physical security systems. The company has two primary business units, which are Grosvenor Technology, which is the electronic security business unit and Safetell, which is the physical security business unit. Through Grosvenor, the company provides Hardware, software, Cloud-based products and services to maintain the security of clients’ systems as well as processes. The main products in this range are JANUS, Siteguard and SATEON. Through Safetell, the company provides cash management and asset protection services through a range of products and services such as CCTVs and Cash handling.

NWT Financial Performance (Final results for the year ended 30 April 2019)

On 19th September 2019, the company announced its audited results for the year ended 30 April 2019. The company reported a 22 per cent year on year growth in turnover from continuing operations, from £16.0 million in 2018 to £19.6 million in 2019, majorly driven by 8.9 per cent growth in SATEON revenue. The company reported an increase in gross margin from continuing operations before exceptional items to 39.7 per cent in 2019 as compared to 36.1 per cent in 2018. The company also reported a profit from continuing operations before extraordinary items at £644,000 in 2019, a significant increase from the reported loss in 2018 at £1.04 million. The company reported a profit from continuing operations after exceptional items to £292,000 and earnings per share (EPS) at GBX 0.04 per share. The company did not declare any dividend in 2019. The company generated £405,000 in cash from operations during the period.

NWT Share Performance

“On 3rd October 2019, at 12:55 PM GMT, while writing, NWT stock traded at GBX 0.65 per share; with no change as compared to the previous day’s closing price. While writing, Newmark Security Plc shares traded 8.33 per cent above its 52-week low price of GBX 0.600, set on 27th September 2019. The market capitalisation of the company has been reported to be at GBP 5.45 million.

1.5 million shares of the company have been traded in the market by the time this was being written. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 3.05 million. The stock has declined by 10.34 per cent in the last year from the price at GBX 0.75 per stock.”

Kin and Carta Plc

Kin and Carta Plc (KCT) is a London based, digital marketing and transformation services company, that enables world’s biggest companies to create and market new digital products and services, leveraging its insights which are completely data-driven. The company’s clients include the likes of Marks and Spencer, Rockwell, Yolt, Lexus, Softbank Robotics and the English Football League. The company operates by formulating a strategy as per the requirements of the clients through Data intelligence and research capabilities, followed by bringing in new products and services which are innovative in nature because of the creative capabilities of the company and finally finding and reaching the customers through its numerous communication techniques.

KCT Financial Performance (Final results for 362 days ended 31 July 2019)

On 2nd October 2019, the company announced its preliminary results for the 362 days to 31 July 2019. The company reported a net revenue of £148.0 million, which on a like-for-like basis was up 1.6 per cent for the same working days period but down 1.1 per cent from the revenue reported for 371 days ended 3 August 2019 at £149.7 million. Adjusted operating margin was reported to be at 13 per cent of the revenue as compared to 14 per cent in the prior year. Statutory profit before tax was reported to be at £1.8 million. The board announced a dividend of GBX 1.95 per share, which was the same as the previous period. The company reported a net debt figure of £38.4 million as on 31 July 2019.

KCT Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 01:30 PM GMT, while writing, KCT shares traded at GBX 83.00 per share; an increase of 0.48 per cent in comparison with the previous closing price. While writing, Kin and Carta Plc shares traded 10.58 per cent above its 52-week low price of GBX 75.06, which was set on 23rd August 2019. The market capitalisation of the company has been reported to be at GBP 126.66 million.

9,140 shares of the company have been traded in the market by the time this was being written. The average volume of stocks being traded per day for last one year has been 199,390. The stock has shed 18.63 per cent in the last year from the price at GBX 100.20 per stock.”

Tesco Plc

Tesco Plc is a United Kingdom based retail company that is engaged in the business of consumer product retails through its supermarkets as well as retail banking and insurance services. The company has businesses all across the world with two primary geographical segments, which are UK & ROI and International. The UK and ROI segment mainly serves the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland while the international business has presence in multiple countries such as Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, India, Malaysia and China. The company has around 6,800 small and big shops around the world. The company also has an online sales medium called booker through which it operates its ecommerce business of selling the consumer goods online.

TSCO Financial Performance (Interim Results for the half year ended 31 August 2019)

On 2nd October 2019, the company presented its interim results for the half-year ended 31 August 2019. The company reported a total group sale of £28.3 billion in H1 2020, flatlined revenue growth as compared to H1 2019. There was an excellent performance from the Asian region where the revenue growth was at 8.4 per cent (actual rates). The company reported a group operating profit at £1.40 billion in H1 2020, a 25.4 per cent (actual rates) increase as compared to operating profit in H1 2019 at £1.12 billion. The company reported a diluted EPS figure of GBX 8.17 per share in H1 2020 (before exceptional and other items) as compared to GBX 5.45 in H1 2019. In reflection of this excellent performance during the first half of the year, the company declared an Interim dividend of GBX 2.65 per share in H1 2020, a 59.7 per cent increase from H1 2019 interim dividend of GBX 1.67 per share.

TSCO Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 02:00 PM GMT, while writing, TSCO shares traded at GBX 234.90 per share; a decline of 2.13 per cent in comparison with the previous closing price. While writing, Tesco Plc shares traded 7.56 per cent behind its 52-week high price of GBX 254.10, which was set on 23rd April 2019. The market capitalisation of the company has been reported to be at GBP 23.504 billion.

14.03 million shares of the company have been traded in the market by the time this was being written. The stock has gained 9.26 per cent in the last year from the price at GBX 215.00 per stock.