Updates on Four Key FTSE Stocks – PHTM, CMCX, TED and HYVE

Photo-Me International Plc

Photo-Me International Plc (PHTM) is  Epsom, United Kingdom based company that is involved in the sale and operations of an array of instant-photo and instant-service equipment that serve both its individual customers as well as a range of industries such as retailers, shopping centres, Public Sector companies, Public Transport and Forecourts. Its services includes Photo booths, selfie booths, photo gifts and photo kiosks as well as Laundry. The company’s equipment for photo booths includes Photo-Me® by Starck, which has a built-in Photo-me® software that allows a photo print for the purposes of identification cards like passports, driving licenses, rail cards, etc to be printed in round 8 seconds. The other Photo booth includes Universal Booth by Starck, Mini Kisbooth, Easy booth®, and an Eco-friendly and interactive Kisbooth.

PHTM Financial Performance and Trading Statement

The company announced its final results for the year ended 30 April 2019 on 18 July 2019. The revenue was reported to be at £228.1 million in 2019, a marginal 0.7 per cent decline (AER basis) as compared to the revenue in 2018 at £229.8 million. Earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) reported a decline of 1.8 per cent (AER basis) at £69.7 million in 2019 from £71.0 million in 2018. The reported profit before tax was at £42.6 million in 2019, a 15.1 per cent year on year (AER basis) decrease from £50.2 million in 2018.

The company made a statement through a press release on 3 October 2019 in which it mentioned that the trading in the year to date period has been in line with the expectations.

PHTM Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 08:05 AM GMT, while writing, PHTM stock traded at GBX 97.55 per share; an increase of 2.36 per cent or GBX 2.25 in comparison with the previous day’s closing price at GBX 95.30 per share. While writing, Photo Me International Plc traded 30.07 per cent above its 52-week low of GBX 75.00 set on April 03, 2019. The company’s Market Capitalisation was GBP 360.25 million.

12,000 stocks of the company have been traded by the time of writing. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 469,020. The stock has plunged by 22.46 per cent in the previous one year from the price of GBX 124.80 per share.

The beta of the stock was at 0.4084, showing that the share price movement is less volatile compared to the benchmark market index.

 

CMC Markets Plc

CMC Markets Plc (CMC) is the United Kingdom based holding company that allows the trading of Forex, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, Shares and treasuries on its platforms, based on its website as well as through its mobile-based applications. The company also provides various knowledge services on learning how to trade through its platforms and information all the financial instruments. The company also runs a service on providing news and insights on various financial products.

CMC Trading Update

On 3 October 2019, the company provided a pre-close trading update, for the six months ended 30 September 2019. The company reported that the net trading revenue was robust in the period, which was a result of the growing tech business and the generation of revenue through higher valued clients in the period. The company reported that the stockbroking revenue is anticipated to reach around £14 million in H1 2020, as compared to just £5.5 million in H1 2019. The company also reported that the revenue from the CFD business is anticipated to be at around £85 million in H1 2020. As per the full-year guidance, operating costs are expected to be a little higher in H1 2020 as reported by the company. The company expects the net operating income to exceed £170 million for FY 2020.

CMC Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 08:25 AM GMT, while writing, CMC stock traded at GBX 113.00 per share; an increase of 6.61 per cent or GBX 7.00 in comparison with the previous day’s closing price at GBX 106.00 per share. While writing, CMC Markets Plc traded 19.97 per cent below its 52-week high of GBX 141.20 set on October 04, 2018. The company’s Market Capitalisation was GBP 306.46 million.

148,220 stocks of the company have been traded by the time of writing. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 135,980. The stock has plunged by 17.64 per cent in the previous one year from the price of GBX 137.00 per share.

The beta of the stock was at -0.2596, showing that the share price movement is inversely correlated to the benchmark market index.

Ted Baker Plc

Ted Baker Plc (TED) is the United Kingdom based, global clothing and lifestyle company operating under the Ted Baker brand. The company has 560 stores worldwide, with presence in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States of America, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. The company’s collections include Menswear, Womenswear, Accessories, Formal Wear and other licensed products such as Bedding, Children’s wear, eyewear, footwear, fragrances, Gifting, jewellery and other various products.

TED Financial Performance (Interim results for the 28 weeks ended 10 august 2019)

On 3rd October 2019, the company presented its interim results for the 28 weeks ended 10th August 2019. The company reported a slight 0.7 per cent year on year decline (AER basis) in the group revenue at £303.8 million from 306.0 million from the same period previous year. This was driven by Retail sales, including the Ecommerce sales going down by 1.3 per cent (AER basis). The company also reported a loss before tax at £23.0 million from a Profit before tax of £24.5 million in first 28 weeks ended 11 August 2018. This displayed a massive decline of 193.9 per cent (AER basis). Consequent to this disappointing result for the period, the company more than halved the interim dividend to GBX 7.80 per share as compared to GBX 17.90 per share in 28 weeks ended 11 August 2018.

 

TED Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 08:45 AM GMT, while writing, TED stock traded at GBX 599.50 per share; a massive decline of 35.22 per cent or GBX 326.00 in comparison with the previous day’s closing price at GBX 925.50 per share. While writing, Ted Baker Plc traded at a new 52-week low when it reached 575.00 in day’s session. The company’s Market Capitalisation was GBP 412.46 million.

477,730 stocks of the company have been traded by the time of writing. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 196,380. The stock has plunged by 74.03 per cent in the previous one year from the price of GBX 2308.00 per share.

The beta of the stock was at 0.7535, showing that the share price movement is less volatile as compared to the benchmark market index.

Hyve Group Plc

Hyve Group Plc (HYVE) is the United Kingdom based event management company. The company creates and hosts events which support various Industries. The company has a robust history of organising great events for all sorts of Industries around the globe, making them one of the top event designers and hosts across the globe. It is associated with events such as the Africa Oil Week, that is set to be organised between 4-8 November 2019, the ongoing Ukraine Autumn International Travel Market (UITM), Glitter, which is a lifestyle festival in India, Mining world Ukraine.

HYVE Trading Update

On 3rd October 2019, the company presented a pre-close trading update for the year ended 30th September 2019. The company reported that revenues for the FY19 are expected to be around £219 million displaying the impact of the acquisitions made by the company recently and robust underlying growth from its top 10 events. The company reported that the revenues are anticipated to witness an increase of 7 per cent year on year on a like for like basis. The company reported a net debt position of £112 million as on 30 September 2019.

 

HYVE Share Performance

On 3rd October 2019, at 09:00 AM GMT, while writing, HYVE stock traded at GBX 80.90 per share; a decrease of 1.35 per cent or GBX 1.10 in comparison with the previous day’s closing price at GBX 82.00 per share. While writing, Hyve Group Plc traded 8.07 per cent below its 52-week high of GBX 88.00 set on October 01, 2019. The company’s Market Capitalisation was GBP 608.13 million.

46,470 stocks of the company have been traded by the time of writing. The average volume of trading per day for last one year has been 776,000. The stock was listed on 24th September 2019 at the price of GBX 82.30 per share.

The beta of the stock was at 0.9465, showing that the share price movement is marginally less volatile as compared to the benchmark market index.