Ideagen (IDEA)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE AIM 100

196.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.50p
  • 52 Week High: 226.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 138.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 226.63m
  • Volume: 353,983
  • Market Cap: £444.19m

Ideagen expects first-half earnings 'significantly ahead'

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Tuesday 13 Nov 2018

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Software outfit Ideagen reported "another excellent start" to its financial year on Tuesday, noting that it expected revenues and EBITDA to be "significantly ahead" after trading remained strong throughout the first six months of the year.
Ideagen now expects revenue and EBITDA to well and truly top last year's figures as a result of solid organic revenue growth and its acquisitions of Medforce, InspectionXpert and MK Insight.

The AIM-listed firm also saw strong customer demand and an improved execution of its sales strategy throughout the period ended 31 October, indicating that its transition was progressing successfully and ahead of schedule.

Total like-for-like bookings increased 34% and total like for like software-as-a-service bookings increased 80%.

On the back of the strong software-as-a-service showing, Ideagen anticipates to generate 74% of its revenues from recurring contracts by the end of 2020, up from the 70% previously anticipated.

Organic revenue growth in the period was 8%.

At the period end, Ideagen was in a net debt position of £1.3m, a marked turnaround from the £800,000 cash balance it held just six months earlier, after spending £24.3m on acquisitions and raising £19.4m on a share placing.

As of 1040 GMT, Ideagen shares had moved ahead 4.07% to 148.30p.

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Ideagen Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 196.00p
Change Today 3.50p
% Change 1.82 %
52 Week High 226.00p
52 Week Low 138.00p
Volume 353,983
Shares Issued 226.63m
Market Cap £444.19m

Ideagen Star Ratings

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Value
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Price Trend
68.55% above the market average68.55% above the market average68.55% above the market average68.55% above the market average68.55% above the market average
35.92% above the sector average35.92% above the sector average35.92% above the sector average35.92% above the sector average35.92% above the sector average
Income
96.29% below the market average96.29% below the market average96.29% below the market average96.29% below the market average96.29% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Growth
86.26% above the market average86.26% above the market average86.26% above the market average86.26% above the market average86.26% above the market average
85.26% above the sector average85.26% above the sector average85.26% above the sector average85.26% above the sector average85.26% above the sector average

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Ideagen Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 27-Feb-20 07-Nov-19
Paid 18-Mar-20 26-Nov-19
Amount 0.10p 0.19p

Trades for 18-Sep-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:41 113,000 @ 200.80p
16:37 5,000 @ 196.00p
16:35 60,347 @ 196.00p
16:16 4 @ 195.80p
15:57 9 @ 198.00p

Ideagen Key Personnel

CEO Ben Dorks
COO Barney Kent
CFO Emma Hayes

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