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XAR - Xaar Share Price

189.6p 13.0  7.4%

Last Trade - 05/05/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £138.2m
Enterprise Value £126.4m
Revenue £48.0m
Position in Universe 950th / 1819
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1m +18.3%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
93.5 96.2 100.1 60.5 49.4 48.0 51.6 58.7 -12.5%
-8.4 -11.1 -16.3 -37.3
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, Xaar plcrevenues decreased 3% to £48M. Net loss beforeextraordinary items decreased 90% to £1.4M. Revenuesreflect a decrease in demand for the Company's products andservices due to unfavorable market conditions. Lower netloss reflects Impairment reversal / (losses) of financdecrease from £2.7M (expense) to £946K (income), Sales andmarketing expenses decrease of 26% to £6M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Xaar plc is engaged in the development of digital inkjet technology and manufacture of piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial inkjet printheads. The Company's segments are product sales, commissions and fees, and royalties. It offers a range of industrial inkjet printheads and printhead systems, which are designed and produced to meet the customer-driven requirements of a range of manufacturing applications. Its primary markets include wide-format graphics, ceramic tiles, labels, packaging, coding and marking, three-dimensional (3D) printing, advanced manufacturing and decorative laminates. The Company sells its technology in component form (the printhead) to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) producing and selling the complete digital printing solution to the end market. It partners and co-develops with fluid suppliers, hardware and software integrators, and substrate suppliers to deliver a total solution to the end user.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 19, 1997
Public Since October 17, 1997
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 437
Sector Technology
Industry Computers, Phones & Household Electronics
Index FTSE Fledgling , FTSE Techmark Focus , FTSE Techmark All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 78,260,373
Free Float (0.0%)
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Tuesday 28th September, 2021 Estimate
Half Year 2021 Xaar PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Xaar
What is the Xaar share price?

As of 05/05/21, shares in Xaar are trading at 189.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £138.2m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Xaar share price performed this year?

Shares in Xaar are currently trading at 189.6p and the price has moved by 0.315k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Xaar price has moved by 0.236k% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Xaar?

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

When will Xaar next release its financial results?

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

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

Xaar does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Xaar pay a dividend?

Xaar does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Xaar next pay dividends?

Xaar does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Xaar shares?

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What is the market cap of Xaar?

Shares in Xaar are currently trading at 189.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £138.2m.

Where are Xaar shares listed? Where are Xaar shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Xaar:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: XAR
What kind of share is Xaar?

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

Shares in Xaar are currently priced at 189.6p. At that level they are trading at 9.29% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 209.02.

Analysts covering Xaar currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -0.034 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Xaar 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 Xaar. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 1.7%. At the current price of 189.6p, shares in Xaar are trading at 35.68% 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 Xaar PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for Xaar.

Who are the key directors of Xaar?

Xaar's management team is headed by:

Chris Morgan - NID
Andrew Herbert - NEC
Camila Cottage - SEC
John Mills - CEO
Ian Tichias - CFO
Alison Littley - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Xaar?

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

Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 27.35% (21.4m shares)
Schroder Institutional UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 11.35% (8.88m shares)
Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.81% (8.46m shares)
Schroder Unit Trusts Limited UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.46% (7.40m shares)
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.45% (7.39m shares)
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