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GBG - GB Share Price

693p 16.0  2.4%

Last Trade - 03/06/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.35bn
Enterprise Value £1.40bn
Revenue £180.6m
Position in Universe 333rd / 1821
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2019, GB Group plc revenues increased 62% to £94.3M. Net income increased 100% to £5.7M. Revenues reflect Identity segment increase from £21.9M to £51.2M, Fraud,Risk & compliance segment increase of 33% to £16.8M, Location & customer intelligence segment increase of 15% to £22.2M. Net income benefited from Identity segment income increase of 91% to £8.6M, Fraud.
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Profile Summary

GB Group plc (GBG) is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. Its segments include Identity Proofing division and Identity Solutions division. The Identity Proofing division provides Identification (ID) Verification, ID Employ and Comply services and ID Fraud and Risk Management Services. It also includes the operations of ID Scan Biometrics Ltd, a provider of software that automates on-boarding of customers and employees by simplifying the identity verification and data capture process. Its Identity Solutions Division provides ID Registration, ID Engage, and ID Trace and Investigate services. The Company helps organizations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. It provides various business solutions that are focused on informing decisions about customers or employees in areas, such as employing people, registering identities, verifying identities, fighting fraud and locating people. Its products include GBG ID3global and GBG Datacare.

Last Annual March 31st, 2019
Last Interim September 30th, 2019
Incorporated August 21, 1989
Public Since June 1, 1993
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,000
Sector Technology
Industry Software & IT Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 194,205,178
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Frequently Asked Questions for GB
What is the GB share price?

As of 03/06/20, shares in GB are trading at 693p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.35bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the GB share price performed this year?

Shares in GB are currently trading at 693p and the price has moved by 14.74% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the GB price has moved by 31.75% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for GB?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for GB, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 6 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for GB is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will GB next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-09-30
What is the GB dividend yield?

The GB dividend yield is 0.43% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does GB pay a dividend?

Last year, GB paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.43%. Looking ahead, GB has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does GB next pay dividends?

GB has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on GB shares is currently 0.43%.

How do I buy GB shares?

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What is the market cap of GB?

Shares in GB are currently trading at 693p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.35bn.

Where are GB shares listed? Where are GB shares listed?

Here are the trading details for GB:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: GBG
What kind of share is GB?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, GB is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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 GB share price forecast 2020?

Shares in GB are currently priced at 693p. At that level they are trading at 4.02% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 666.22.

Analysts covering GB currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.17909 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the GB 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 GB. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 13.51%. At the current price of 693p, shares in GB are trading at 7.98% 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 GB PE Ratio?

The GB PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 65.13. The shares are currently trading at 693p.

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 GB?

GB's management team is headed by:

David Wilson - CFO
John-Henri Constantin - GCN
Christopher Clark - CEO
David Rasche - NEC
Charmaine Carmichael - NED
Liz Catchpole - NED
Nick Brown - MDR
Natalie Gammon - NID
Who are the major shareholders of GB?

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

Octopus Investments Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.99% (15.5m shares)
Kames Capital Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.62% (14.8m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.15% (9.99m shares)
American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.91% (9.53m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.91% (9.53m shares)
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