APTD:LSE-Aptitude Software Group plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 682.00

Change

-22.00 (-3.13)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.40B

Volume

0.21M

Average Target Price

GBX 725.00 (+6.30%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Aptitude Software Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, implements, and supports business critical software and related services in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company provides software applications, which include Aptitude Accounting Hub, a finance software to centralize and automate enterprise finance, accounting, and reporting activities; Aptitude Revenue Recognition Engine, a specialist financial application, which connects existing General Ledgers and source systems to empower enterprises; Aptitude IFRS 17 Solution, a solution to comply with IFRS 17 insurance standards; Aptitude RevStream, a cloud-based revenue recognition software; Aptitude Allocation Engine that controls cost allocations and customer profitability; and Lease Accounting Engine, a lease accounting software. It licenses its software; and provides software maintenance/support, and software subscriptions for its cloud-based offerings, as well as implementation and solution management services. Aptitude Software Group plc primarily serves organizations with complex financial data and technology landscapes. The company was formerly known as Microgen plc and changed its name to Aptitude Software Group plc in April 2019. Aptitude Software Group plc was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Application)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 53.26% 88% B+ 94% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 53.26% 88% B+ 94% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 70.93% 53% F 79% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 70.93% 53% F 78% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.02% 38% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.02% 36% F 41% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 24.49% 82% B- 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return 16.40% 38% F 40% F
Market Capitalization 0.40B 85% B 64% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Application)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 57.32 46% F 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 7.84 28% F 12% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 24.23 30% F 20% F
EV/EBITDA 33.34 30% F 17% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.50% 79% C+ 84% B
Return on Invested Capital 14.82% 77% C+ 85% B
Return on Assets 6.10% 78% C+ 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.80 53% F 68% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.