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First Derivatives

FDP 3259p -11.0  -0.3%
20/10/17 0.150k

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Last ex-div: 15th Jun, paid: 15th Jul more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 28 February 2017, First Derivatives plc revenues increased 30% to £151.7M. Net income increased 15% to £9M. Revenues reflect Software segment increase from £42M to £88.2M, United Kingdom segment increase of 31% to £55.8M, Australasia segment increase of 86% to £11.9M. Net income was partially offset by Acquisition Cost of Group Companies increase from £861K to £3M (expense). more »

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28th Feb 2018
28th Feb 2019

Price Target: 31.2
(-4.11% below Price)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 0 2 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
Investec Bank (UK) Plc Roger Phillips , Arden Partners , Panmure Gordon Kevin Ashton , Goodbody Stockbrokers Gerry Hennigan , N+1 Singer Adam Lawson , Sanlam Securities UK Roger Phillips ,

Profile Summary

First Derivatives plc is engaged in the provision of a range of software and consulting services, particularly to finance, technology and energy organizations. The Company provides software solutions that address data challenges, particularly those involving large data volumes and streaming data, across a range of sectors. Its segments include Consulting activities, which include services to Capital Markets, and Software activities, which include the license of intellectual property and related services. Its products are built on kdb+, a time series database developed by the Company. Its software applications enable the real-time capture and analysis of market data. Its consulting customer base includes investment banks, brokers, exchanges, regulators and hedge funds. The Company's subsidiaries include Activate Clients Limited, Affinity Systems Limited, Cowrie Financial Limited and First Derivatives Canada Inc.

Directors: Brian Conlon (CEO) , Robert Ferguson (CFO) , J. J. Kearns (SEC) , Seamus Declan Keating (NEC) 53, Virginia Gambale (NED) 57, Joseph MacDonald (NED) ,

No. of Employees: 1,750 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual February 28th, 2017
Last Interim February 28th, 2017
Incorporated April 16, 1996
Public Since March 25, 2002
Shares in Issue 25,289,869
Free Float 15.1m (59.6%)
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

FDP Share Price Performance FDPQuote
3259p
-11.0  -0.3%
Traded 4:35pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.150k

Latest FDP News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming FDP Events
Tuesday 7th November, 2017
Half Year 2018 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Call

Recent ↓
Thursday 15th June, 2017
Dividend For FDP
Tuesday 16th May, 2017
Full Year 2017 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Call
Tuesday 16th May, 2017
Full Year 2017 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 10th November, 2016
Dividend For FDP.L
Tuesday 1st November, 2016
Half Year 2017 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 23rd June, 2016
First Derivatives PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 16th June, 2016
Dividend For FDP.L
Tuesday 17th May, 2016
Full Year 2016 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 19th November, 2015
Dividend For FDP.L
Thursday 25th June, 2015
First Derivatives PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 18th June, 2015
Dividend For FDP.L
Tuesday 3rd March, 2015
First Derivatives PLC Ordinary Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 12th February, 2015
First Derivatives PLC Secondary Public Offering Pricing
Thursday 13th November, 2014
Dividend For FDP.L
Wednesday 5th November, 2014
Half Year 2014 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Wednesday 5th November, 2014
Half Year 2014 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 2nd October, 2014
Half Year 2014 First Derivatives PLC Trading Statement
Tuesday 16th September, 2014
First Derivatives PLC at Canaccord Genuity Digital Finance and Money Conference
Thursday 26th June, 2014
First Derivatives PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 18th June, 2014
Dividend For FDP.L


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