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SMS - Smart Metering Systems Share Price

898p -2.0  -0.2%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.02bn
Enterprise Value £985.5m
Revenue £103.0m
Position in Universe 436th / 1800
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52w High -1.64%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
53.9 67.2 79.6 98.5 114.3 103 106.6 115.2 +13.8%
+57.8 +4.0 +1.4 +0.4 -18.2 -6.0 -8.58 +9.50
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, SmartMetering Systems PLC revenues decreased 10% to £103M. Netincome increased from £4M to £193.5M. Revenues reflectEnergy Management segment decrease of 49% to £4.6M, AssetManagement segment decrease of 5% to £78.7M, AssetInstallation segment decrease of 12% to £19.7M. Net incomereflects Asset Management segment income increase from£34.6M to £233.2M.
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Profile Summary

Smart Metering Systems plc (SMS) is a United Kingdom-based company, which connects, owns, operates and maintains metering systems. The Company provides an integrated service from beginning to end, from project managing the installation of the gas and/or electricity supply and connection through to the procurement, installation and management of the meter asset, data collection and ongoing energy management services. Its divisions include Asset Management, which consists of regulated management of gas meters, electric meters and ADM units within the United Kingdom; Asset Installation, which consists of installation of domestic and industrial and commercial (I&C) gas meters and electricity meters throughout the United Kingdom, and Energy Management, which consists of the provision of energy advice. The ADM device is SMS's metering solution, which allows for remote meter reading on a half-hourly basis.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated October 27, 2009
Public Since July 8, 2011
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,123
Sector Technology
Industry Electronic Equipments & Parts
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 113,382,556
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Smart Metering Systems
What is the Smart Metering Systems share price?

As of 8:25am, shares in Smart Metering Systems are trading at 898p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.02bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Smart Metering Systems share price performed this year?

Shares in Smart Metering Systems are currently trading at 898p and the price has moved by 44.23% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Smart Metering Systems price has moved by 19.2% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Smart Metering Systems?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Smart Metering Systems, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Smart Metering Systems is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Smart Metering Systems next release its financial results?

Smart Metering Systems is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

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

The Smart Metering Systems dividend yield is 2.78% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Smart Metering Systems pay a dividend?

Last year, Smart Metering Systems paid a total dividend of 0.25, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.78%. Looking ahead, Smart Metering Systems has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Smart Metering Systems next pay dividends?

Smart Metering Systems has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Smart Metering Systems shares is currently 2.78%.

How do I buy Smart Metering Systems shares?

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What is the market cap of Smart Metering Systems?

Shares in Smart Metering Systems are currently trading at 898p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.02bn.

Where are Smart Metering Systems shares listed? Where are Smart Metering Systems shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Smart Metering Systems:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: SMS
What kind of share is Smart Metering Systems?

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

Shares in Smart Metering Systems are currently priced at 898p. At that level they are trading at 8.35% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 979.81.

Analysts covering Smart Metering Systems currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.1248 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Smart Metering Systems 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 Smart Metering Systems. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 20.31%. At the current price of 898p, shares in Smart Metering Systems are trading at 19.98% 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 Smart Metering Systems PE Ratio?

The Smart Metering Systems PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 65.92. The shares are currently trading at 898p.

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 Smart Metering Systems?

Smart Metering Systems's management team is headed by:

Alan Foy - CEO
Miriam Greenwood - NEC
Graeme Bissett - NID
Ruth Leak - NID
Craig McGinn - GCN
Timothy Mortlock - COO
James Richards - NID
Gavin Urwin - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Smart Metering Systems?

Here are the top five shareholders of Smart Metering Systems based on the size of their shareholding:

Liontrust Investment Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 16.18% (18.3m shares)
Primestone Capital LLP Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.68% (13.2m shares)
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.28% (9.38m shares)
Liontrust Special Situations Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 8.21% (9.31m shares)
Fidelity International Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.25% (8.22m shares)
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