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IPO - IP Share Price

78.1p -0.4  -0.5%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £829.7m
Enterprise Value £693.5m
Revenue £19.8m
Position in Universe 420th / 1807
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1m +7.04%
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52w High -9.00%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
28.4 98.3 7.60 58.4 -36.2 -46.6 39.5 60.5
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, IP Group Plc revenues increased from -£32.2M to £34.2M. Net income totaled £11.5M vs. loss of £47.1M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net Income reflects University Partnership Business segment income totaling £12.1M vs. loss of £49.3M.
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Profile Summary

IP Group plc (IP Group) is a United Kingdom-based intellectual property commercialization company. The Company develops intellectual property-based businesses. The Company operates through three business segments: University partnership business, Venture capital fund management and In-licensing activity. The Company's University partnership business segment is engaged in the commercialization of intellectual property through the formation of long-term partner relationships with universities. The Company's Venture capital fund management segment is engaged in the management of venture funds focusing on the United Kingdom's early stage technology companies. The Company's In-licensing activity segment is engaged in the in-licensing of drugable intellectual property from research institutions. The Company's portfolio includes holdings in approximately 90 early stage businesses across over four main sectors, which include biotech, cleantech, healthcare and technology.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated April 24, 2001
Public Since October 15, 2003
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 111
Sector Financials
Industry Investment Banking & Investment Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Financials , FTSE All Share General Financial , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 General Financial , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 1,062,353,734
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Tuesday 9th March, 2021 Estimate
Full Year 2020 IP Group PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for IP
What is the IP share price?

As of 18/09/20, shares in IP are trading at 78.1p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £829.7m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the IP share price performed this year?

Shares in IP are currently trading at 78.1p and the price has moved by 22.99% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the IP price has moved by 47.1% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for IP?

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

When will IP next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the IP dividend yield?

IP does not currently pay a dividend.

Does IP pay a dividend?

IP does not currently pay a dividend.

When does IP next pay dividends?

IP does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy IP shares?

To buy shares in IP 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 IP?

Shares in IP are currently trading at 78.1p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £829.7m.

Where are IP shares listed? Where are IP shares listed?

Here are the trading details for IP:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: IPO
What kind of share is IP?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, IP 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 IP share price forecast 2020?

Shares in IP are currently priced at 78.1p. At that level they are trading at 47.67% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 149.25.

Analysts covering IP currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.04095 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the IP 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 IP. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 29.82%. At the current price of 78.1p, shares in IP are trading at 20.83% 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 IP PE Ratio?

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Who are the key directors of IP?

IP's management team is headed by:

Alan Aubrey - CEO
Michael Townend - CIN
Angela Leach - SEC
Greg Smith - CFO
David Baynes - COO
David Begg - NID
Douglas Flint - NEC
Caroline Brown - NID
Heejae Chae - NID
Aedhmar Hynes - NID
Who are the major shareholders of IP?

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

RPMI Railpen Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 15.28% (162.4m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 13.67% (145.2m shares)
Lansdowne Partners (UK) LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.3% (98.8m shares)
Invesco UK Equity High Income Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.57% (80.4m shares)
Imperial College London Corporation
Percentage owned: 5.18% (55.1m shares)
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