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KNOS - Kainos Share Price

1642p -55.0  -3.2%

Last Trade - 16/04/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.02bn
Enterprise Value £1.96bn
Revenue £199.1m
Position in Universe 314th / 1819
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52w High -4.42%
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
60.8 76.6 83.5 96.7 151.3 178.8 230.7 241.1 +24.1%
+79.0 +22.1 -14.1 +11.1 +44.4 +9.5 +142.3 -1.99
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2020, KainosGroup PLC revenues increased 23% to £107.2M. Net incomeincreased from £9.6M to £19.4M. Revenues reflect anincrease in demand for the Company's products and servicesdue to favorable market conditions. Dividend per shareincreased from £0.04 to £0.06. Basic Earnings per Shareexcluding Extraordinary Items increased from £0.08 to£0.16.
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Profile Summary

Kainos Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company that provides information technology (IT), consulting and software solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Digital Services and Digital Platforms. Digital Services include full lifecycle development and support of customized digital services for government and commercial customers. Digital Platforms comprise specialized digital products in the mobile healthcare and automated testing arenas. Smart Automated Testing (Smart) is its automated testing platform for Workday customers; Evolve Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is its product for the digitization of patient notes in the acute sector of the National Health Service (NHS). Evolve Integrated Care (Evolve IC) is its integrated care platform, designed to automate common care pathways for healthcare delivery organizations.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated May 7, 2015
Public Since July 10, 2015
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,424
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Upcoming Events for KNOS
Monday 24th May, 2021
Full Year 2021 Kainos Group PLC Earnings Release
Friday 24th September, 2021 Estimate
Kainos Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Kainos
What is the Kainos share price?

As of 16/04/21, shares in Kainos are trading at 1642p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.02bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Kainos share price performed this year?

Shares in Kainos are currently trading at 1642p and the price has moved by 0.158k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Kainos price has moved by 0.106k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Kainos?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Kainos, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Kainos is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Kainos next release its financial results?

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

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

The Kainos dividend yield is 0.39% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Kainos pay a dividend?

Last year, Kainos paid a total dividend of 0.06, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.39%. Looking ahead, Kainos has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Kainos next pay dividends?

Kainos has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Kainos shares is currently 0.39%.

How do I buy Kainos shares?

To buy shares in Kainos 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 Kainos?

Shares in Kainos are currently trading at 1642p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.02bn.

Where are Kainos shares listed? Where are Kainos shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Kainos:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: KNOS
What kind of share is Kainos?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Kainos 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 Kainos share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Kainos are currently priced at 1642p. At that level they are trading at 6.63% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 1,539.90.

Analysts covering Kainos currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.36968 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Kainos 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 Kainos. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 3.44%. At the current price of 1642p, shares in Kainos are trading at 38.1% 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 Kainos PE Ratio?

The Kainos PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 71.23. The shares are currently trading at 1642p.

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 Kainos?

Kainos's management team is headed by:

Brendan Mooney - CEO
Richard McCann - CFO
Paul Gannon - SVP
Christopher Cowan - NID
Andrew Malpass - NID
Tom Burnet - NEC
Tom Gray - CTO
Russell Sloan - OTH
Grainne Burns - GCN
Nigel Hutchinson - CEX
Malachy Smith - OTH
Stephan Sakowicz - OTH
Katie Davis - NID
Rosaleen Blair - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Kainos?

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

Mooney (Brendan Gerard) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 11.57% (14.2m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.01% (13.5m shares)
Qubis Ltd Corporation
Percentage owned: 10.23% (12.6m shares)
Liontrust Asset Management PLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.5% (11.7m shares)
Gannon (Paul) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 6.29% (7.73m shares)
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