Capturing The Latest Results From Three AIM Stocks – Van Elle Holdings Plc, Wynnstay Group Plc, Ideagen Plc

Van Elle Holdings Plc

Van Elle Holdings Plc (LON: VANL) is a Nottingham, United Kingdom based Construction and materials company, that is engaged in the business of providing Geotechnical Engineering Solutions as well as the manufacturing of precast concrete.

VANL Half Year Report

On 22nd January 2020, the company issued a press release to announce its half year results for the six months period ended 31st October 2019. The company reported that the revenue increased by 13.1 per cent year on year from £42.9 million in H1 FY19 to £48.5 million in H1 FY20. This was primarily driven by the growth in the housing and highways markets. The underlying EBITDA declined by 28.8 per cent year on year and was reported at £3.7 million for the period. The underlying profit before tax was also significantly down by 60.7 per cent year on year and was reported to be at £1.1 million during the period. The company highlighted that there was a 57.1 per cent year on year decline in the underlying earnings per share which was GBX 1.2 per share for the period and the proposed interim dividend was also down by 80 per cent to GBX 0.2 per share, marking an end to a poor business period for the company.

VANL Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 23-January-20, before the closing of the LSE Market

As on 23rd January 2020, (01:40 P.M GMT), at the time of writing this report, Van Elle Holdings Plc’s stock value has been reported to be at GBX 49.55 per stock on the LSE market, a decline in the value of 1.88 per cent or GBX 0.95 per stock, in comparison with the last trading price of the stock on the previous day, that has been reported to be at GBX 50.50 per stock. The market capitalisation of Van Elle Holdings Plc was reported to be at £40.40 million with regards to the price at which the company’s share was trading at the time of writing.

The company’s share has given a negative return of around 25.93 per cent, in the year gone by, from the price of GBX 66.90, at which the company’s share was trading as on January 23, 2019. The Van Elle Holdings Plc share has given a positive return in the last six months, of approximately 41.57 per cent compared to the share price of GBX 35.00 which was set by Van Elle Holdings Plc’s share as on July 23, 2019. The company’s share has though given a negative return of around 1.39 per cent, in last one month’s time from the share price of GBX 50.25 per share that it achieved at the close of the market on December 23, 2019.

Wynnstay Group Plc

Wynnstay Group Plc (LON: WYN) is a Llansantffraid, United Kingdom based food production company, that majorly engages in the business of manufacturing agricultural and organic products.

WYN Final Results

On 22nd January 2020, the company reported its final results for the year ended 31st October 2019 by releasing a press statement. It was reported that the results were affected by the unseasonal weather which had an impact on the feed demand in the major trading months during the year. The company highlighted that the Revenue for the year increased to £490.60 million, as compared to £462.66 million in FY 2018. This was primarily driven by commodity price inflation. The gross profit was also reported at a marginal increase from £61.70 million in FY 2018 to £61.98 million in FY 2019. Another highlighting point was that there was a year on year decline in the Basic earnings per share, which was reported at GBX 30.95 for GY 2019, as opposed to GBX 39.11 in FY 2018. The board proposed the final dividend as per the aggressive dividend policy of the company, an increase of 4.79 per cent year on year, from GBX 8.95 per share in FY 2018 to GBX 9.40 per share in FY 2019.  

WYN Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 23-January-20, before the closing of the LSE Market

As on 23rd January 2020, (01:45 P.M GMT), at the time of writing this report, Wynnstay Group Plc’s stock value has been reported to be at GBX 289.00 per stock on the LSE market, a surge in the value of 2.30 per cent or GBX 6.50 per stock, in comparison with the trading price of the stock on the previous day, that has been reported to be at GBX 282.50 per stock. The market capitalisation of Wynnstay Group Plc was reported to be at £56.21 million with regards, to the price at which the company’s share was trading at the time of writing.

The company’s share has given a negative return of around 29.77 per cent, in the year gone by, from the price of GBX 411.50, at which the company’s share was trading as on January 23, 2019. The Wynnstay Group Plc share has also given a negative return in the last six months, of approximately 6.02 per cent compared to the share price of GBX 307.50, which was set by Wynnstay Group Plc’s share as on July 23, 2019. The company’s share has also given a negative return of around 2.69 per cent, in last one month’s time from the share price of GBX 297.00 per share that the share achieved at the close of the market on December 23, 2019.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 0.60, which basically means that the Wynnstay Group Plc’s stock has shown less volatility in its movement, as opposed to the volatility of the comparative index in the last twelve months.

Ideagen Plc

Ideagen Plc (LON: IDEA) is a Ruddington, United Kingdom based software and computer services company, that is engaged in the business of selling data and information management software’s as well as cybersecurity software to various businesses.

IDEA Interim Results

On 22nd January 2020, the company reported the interim results for the six months period ended on 31st October 2019. The company reported that the performance during the first half of the year fell in line with the anticipations of the market and has also provided a confident and positive outlook for the performance during the second half of the year to come. The company reported that the Revenue increased by 30 per cent year on year to £27.3 million in H1 FY2020, as opposed to the revenues in H1 FY 2018 at £21.0 million. This was primarily driven by the performance from the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment, where the revenues for the period had increased significantly by 76 per cent year on year. The company also highlighted that the underlying organic revenue growth for the period stood at 7 per cent. It was highlighted that during the period, the Adjusted EBITDA, which was reported on an IFRS 16 basis displayed a growth of 38 per cent and was reported at £8.0 million, as opposed to the Adjusted EBITDA in H1 FY 2019 at £5.8 million, that was reported on an IAS17 basis. The company highlighted that the adjusted Diluted Earnings per share for the period was reported to be at GBX 2.31 per share, an increase of 17 per cent year on year, in comparison with the Adjusted Diluted EPS in H1 FY 2019, reported to be at GBX 1.98 per share.

IDEA Share Price Performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters) Daily Chart as on 23-January-20, before the closing of the LSE Market

As on 23rd January 2020, (01:50 P.M GMT), at the time of writing this report, Ideagen Plc’s stock value has been reported to be at GBX 188.00 per stock on the LSE market, a decline in the value of 0.53 per cent or GBX 1.00 per stock, in comparison with the trading price of the stock on the previous day, that has been reported to be at GBX 189.00 per stock. The market capitalisation of Ideagen Plc was reported to be at £427.66 million with regards, to the price at which the company’s share was trading at the time of writing.

The company’s share has given a positive return of around 34.77 per cent, in the year gone by, from the price of GBX 139.50, at which the company’s share was trading as on January 23, 2019. The Ideagen Plc share has also given a positive return in the last six months, of approximately 30.56 per cent compared to the share price of GBX 144.00 which was set by Ideagen Plc’s share as on July 23, 2019. The company’s share has though given a negative return of around 1.05 per cent, in last one month’s time from the share price of GBX 190.00 per share that the share achieved at the close of the market on December 23, 2019.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 0.61, which basically means that the Ideagen Plc’s stock has shown less volatility in its movement, as opposed to the volatility of the comparative index in the last twelve months.