XAAR – research

LSE:XAR

  1. What’s the company worth (Market Cap)?
    ADVFN quote page – Share price x number of shares
    Looking for £50m to £950m
    £378.22m
  2. What are the full year pre-tax profits?
    Full year, preliminary, interim results
    Look to see if the market cap is 15x this at most.
    £23m – x16.4 so not a bargin 
  3. What is the net debt?
    Should not exceed 3x full year pre-tax profits
    Net cash in business
  4. Big spread?
    Anything more than 5% = bad
    1.43%
  5. Is the share price rising?
    ADVFN yearly charts
    Over the year yes
  6. Profits rising?
    Full year, preliminary, interim results
    Yes 
  7. Dividends rising?
    Full year, preliminary, interim results
    Yes 
  8. Is the outlook positive?
    Full year, preliminary, interim results
    Yes 
  9. Anything negative happening?
    No
  10. Are markets improving or getting worse?
    Worse
  11. What dividend does it pay and when?
  12. Sector?
    Technology Hardware & Equipment
  13. Next statement due on?
    March
  14. Company website good?
    Yes
  15. Any recent director share dealings?
    CEO recently increased his holding by 4,361 shares (~£2k)

So looks ok, maybe not a bargin but worth a ‘virtual punt’.

 

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