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AO. - AO World Share Price

252.4p -6.4  -2.5%

Last Trade - 05/05/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.24bn
Enterprise Value £1.26bn
Revenue £1.29bn
Position in Universe 397th / 1819
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1m -17.0%
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52w High -41.8%
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
476.7 599.2 701.2 796.8 902.5 1,046 1,638 1,825 +17.0%
+773.3 +35.8
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2020, AO WorldPLC revenues increased 53% to £717M. Net income totaled£16.4M vs. loss of £4.8M. Revenues reflect United Kingdomsegment increase of 53% to £616.4M, Europe segment increaseof 49% to £100.6M. Net Income reflects United Kingdomsegment income increase from £4.9M to £23.1M, Europesegment loss decrease of 59% to £6.4M.
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Profile Summary

AO World Plc is an online retailer of electrical products. The Company operates through two segments: online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in the UK, and online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). The Company offers over 5,500 stock keeping units (SKUs) in the United Kingdom, approximately 2,000 in Germany and over 600 in the Netherlands. The Company offers a range of ancillary services, such as customer finance options, an unpack and recycle service, product care packs, and disposal and connection services. In the United Kingdom, the Company operates in approximately three categories: Major Domestic Appliances (MDA), Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) and Audio Visual (AV). The MDA market offers built-in appliances, such as dishwashers. The SDA market comprises small appliances, food preparation and floor care. The AV market includes television, audio, set-top boxes, digital versatile disc (DVD) and Blu-Ray players.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated August 2, 2005
Public Since February 26, 2014
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 3,227
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Upcoming Events for AO.
Wednesday 16th June, 2021
Full Year 2021 AO World PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 16th June, 2021
Full Year 2021 AO World PLC Earnings Call
Wednesday 29th September, 2021
AO World PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for AO World
What is the AO World share price?

As of 05/05/21, shares in AO World are trading at 252.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.24bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the AO World share price performed this year?

Shares in AO World are currently trading at 252.4p and the price has moved by 0.263k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the AO World price has moved by 0.194k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for AO World?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for AO World, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for AO World is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will AO World next release its financial results?

AO World is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the AO World dividend yield?

AO World does not currently pay a dividend.

Does AO World pay a dividend?

AO World does not currently pay a dividend.

When does AO World next pay dividends?

AO World does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy AO World shares?

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What is the market cap of AO World?

Shares in AO World are currently trading at 252.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.24bn.

Where are AO World shares listed? Where are AO World shares listed?

Here are the trading details for AO World:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: AO.
What kind of share is AO World?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, AO World is currently classified as a Falling Star. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a AO World share price forecast 2021?

Shares in AO World are currently priced at 252.4p. At that level they are trading at 88.85% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 2,263.68.

Analysts covering AO World currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.06864 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the AO World share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like AO World. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -45.5%. At the current price of 252.4p, shares in AO World are trading at -12.31% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the AO World PE Ratio?

The AO World PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 52.6. The shares are currently trading at 252.4p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of AO World?

AO World's management team is headed by:

John Roberts - CEO
Christopher Hopkinson - NED
Mark Higgins - CFO
Marisa Cassoni - NID
Julie Finnemore - SEC
Geoffrey Cooper - NEC
Shaun McCabe - NID
Luisa Deplazes De Andrade Delgado - NID
Who are the major shareholders of AO World?

Here are the top five shareholders of AO World based on the size of their shareholding:

Roberts (John) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 22.7% (108.8m shares)
Camelot Capital Partners LLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.98% (57.4m shares)
Hopkinson (Christopher John) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 4.63% (22.2m shares)
Invesco Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.25% (20.4m shares)
Invesco Global Opportunities Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.17% (20.0m shares)
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