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EQLS - Equals Share Price

46.5p 1.0  2.2%

Last Trade - 07/05/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £81.3m
Enterprise Value £79.8m
Revenue £29.0m
Position in Universe 1117th / 1819
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1m +14.3%
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52w High -3.81%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
7.44 10.2 15.5 26.1 30.9 29.0 32.6 38.0 +31.2%
+277.4 +103.8
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, EqualsGroup PLC revenues decreased 6% to £29M. Net loss increased30% to £6.9M. Revenues reflect Currency cards segmentdecrease of 48% to £5.9M, Travel cash segment decrease of74% to £630K. Higher net loss reflects Staff costs increaseof 21% to £12.9M (expense), Amortization of Brands etcincrease of 66% to £3.8M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Equals Group Plc, formerly FairFX Group Plc, is a provider of foreign exchange (FX) payment services to both private clients and corporations through prepaid currency cards, travel cash and international money transfers. Its segments include Currency cards, FairPay, Dealing and Central. It sells foreign currency through technology platforms offered on the Internet. It has a cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform that enables personal and business customers to make multi-currency payments in a range of currencies and countries, and across a range of FX products through an integrated system. It offers prepaid currency cards, including Euro Card and US Dollar Card. Its travel cash service offers delivery of banknotes directly to customer using Royal Mail. Its international payments service includes FairPay, which offers a solution for payment of property maintenance and mortgages; payment of expenses abroad; buying goods or services, and sending money to family and friends.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 4, 2014
Public Since August 5, 2014
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 272
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 178,741,807
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for EQLS
Wednesday 30th June, 2021 Estimate
Equals Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 21st September, 2021 Estimate
Half Year 2021 Equals Group PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Equals
What is the Equals share price?

As of 07/05/21, shares in Equals are trading at 46.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £81.3m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Equals share price performed this year?

Shares in Equals are currently trading at 46.5p and the price has moved by 70.09% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Equals price has moved by 38.68% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Equals?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Equals, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Equals is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Equals next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Equals dividend yield?

Equals does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Equals pay a dividend?

Equals does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Equals next pay dividends?

Equals does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Equals shares?

To buy shares in Equals you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Equals?

Shares in Equals are currently trading at 46.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £81.3m.

Where are Equals shares listed? Where are Equals shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Equals:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: EQLS
What kind of share is Equals?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Equals is currently classified as a Style Neutral. 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 Equals share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Equals are currently priced at 46.5p. At that level they are trading at 18.68% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 57.18.

Analysts covering Equals currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.0104 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Equals 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 Equals. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 61.35%. At the current price of 46.5p, shares in Equals are trading at 42.14% 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 Equals PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for Equals.

Who are the key directors of Equals?

Equals's management team is headed by:

Ian Strafford-Taylor - CEO
Ajay Chowdhury - NED
Julian Bean - OTH
Richard Cooper - FID
Tony Quirke - SEC
Alan Hughes - NEC
Sian Herbert - NID
Christopher Bones - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Equals?

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

Crystal Amber Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 23.85% (42.6m shares)
Pembar Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 13.93% (24.9m shares)
JOHCM UK Growth Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 8% (14.3m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.19% (11.1m shares)
J O Hambro Capital Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.04% (9.00m shares)
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