GB Group (GBG)

Business description

GB Group has complementary identity data intelligence offerings of verification, capture, maintenance and analysis, enabling companies to identify and understand their customers.

Stock data

Market cap.£550.3m
Last close362.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)406.0p / 215.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (£m)5.1
Forecast gearing ratio (%)9
TeamTechnology
SectorTechnology

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(8.7)27.218.9
Relative *(7.4)24.7(2.3)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Will Motorpoint Group plc & GB Group plc's results put a stop to their ...

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:33:47 GMT

GB Group Plc targeting continued international expansion in 2017

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:15:45 GMT

Chester data company GB Group announces £73.8m acquisition and placing

Tue, 09 May 2017 06:48:25 GMT

Are Standard Chartered plc, GB Group plc and Camellia plc set to double or halve?

Thu, 19 May 2016 09:11:15 GMT

Investors Are Circling GB Group plc (AIM:GBG), What Do the Numbers Tell Us?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:33:45 GMT

Y/E Mar Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (fd) (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 73.4 14.8 13.2 8.2 44.2 N/A
2017A 87.5 18.7 16.5 9.9 36.6 N/A
2018E 117.1 26.2 22.6 12.0 30.2 N/A
2019E 133.4 30.3 26.4 13.6 26.7 N/A

Last updated on 08/06/2017

Investment summary

Following April’s trading update, GB Group’s (GBG) FY17 results held no major surprises, with the fraud, risk management and location services continuing to underpin strong growth. The incoming CEO plans to continue to execute the group’s internationalisation strategy and investment will be managed to maintain EBITA margins at c 20% over the medium term; while marginally lower than our FY19 assumption, we raise our EPS forecasts by c 4% in FY18 and c 2% in FY19 reflecting a lower expected tax rate.

Last updated on 08/06/2017

Industry outlook

Growth in internet trading, regulatory pressure and the need for money laundering, age and anti-fraud checks are behind growing interest in increasingly complex and comprehensive verification of personal data. The scope and financial impact of global fraud and cybercrime is growing. The requirement of organisations and governments to invest in technologies and compliance solutions to combat these issues should also increase to outpace this threat.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Key management

David Rasche, Chairman
Chris Clark, CEO
Dave Wilson, FD

Company address

GB House, Kingsfield Court, Chester Business Park
Chester
CH4 9GB
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1244 657 333
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