Wey Education (WEY)

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16.30p
   
  • Change Today:
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  • 52 Week High: 16.50
  • 52 Week Low: 5.13
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 138.19m
  • Volume: 517,455
  • Market Cap: £22.53m
  • RiskGrade: 187

Wey Education to acquire complementary education business

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Wednesday 15 Nov 2017

LONDON (ShareCast) - (ShareCast News) - London-based group Wey Education launched a share in issue on Wednesday as it aimed to raise £5m in order to fund the acquisition of complementary education business Target for as much as £2.17m.
Funds from the sale of the new shares, issued via placing at 22p each, would then be used to cover the acquisition - first as a £1.47m initial cash consideration and then as a £700,000 earnout based on the level of increase in turnover to the year ended 31 August.

Wey Education's executive chairman, David Massie, said, "Wey has made significant progress since its admission to AIM in December 2015 towards building a leading online educational services company operating from the UK but selling worldwide.

"Having recently announced our first annual profit, the Placing will provide the group with funds to expand its marketing, domestically and internationally, pursue our adoption of Artificial Intelligence within our teaching methodology as well as providing working capital for growth.

"The target acquisition, if completed, will accelerate our B2B business which is growing significantly year on year," he concluded.

As of 1115 GMT, shares had retreated 16.36% to 27.60p.

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Wey Education Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 16.30p
Change Today 0.20p
% Change 1.24 %
52 Week High 16.50
52 Week Low 5.13
Volume 517,455
Shares Issued 138.19m
Market Cap £22.53m
RiskGrade 187

Wey Education Star Ratings

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Value
91.33% below the market average91.33% below the market average91.33% below the market average91.33% below the market average91.33% below the market average
73.68% below the sector average73.68% below the sector average73.68% below the sector average73.68% below the sector average73.68% below the sector average
Price Trend
54.37% above the market average54.37% above the market average54.37% above the market average54.37% above the market average54.37% above the market average
50.82% above the sector average50.82% above the sector average50.82% above the sector average50.82% above the sector average50.82% above the sector average
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83.50% above the market average83.50% above the market average83.50% above the market average83.50% above the market average83.50% above the market average
92.86% above the sector average92.86% above the sector average92.86% above the sector average92.86% above the sector average92.86% above the sector average

Wey Education Dividends

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Trades for 21-Feb-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:27 12,000 @ 16.31p
16:06 348,271 @ 16.10p
15:49 15,000 @ 16.31p
14:53 15,844 @ 16.25p
13:46 13,455 @ 16.30p

Wey Education Key Personnel

Chair Barrie Whipp
CEO Jacqueline Daniell

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