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Ebiquity (EBQ)

Business description

Ebiquity is an independent marketing analytics specialist providing a range of business-critical data, analysis and consultancy services to advertisers and media owners on an international basis.

Stock data

Market cap.£29.8m
Last close40.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)115.0p / 38.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (£m)25.5
Forecast gearing ratio (%)46
TeamMedia
SectorMedia

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(17.5)(39.9)(65.2)
Relative *(16.8)(39.3)(66.4)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Ebiquity sloughs off its old skin

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:52:30 GMT

Ebiquity saw faster revenue growth in second half of 2017

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:28:20 GMT

Ebiquity appoints Rob Woodward as its chairman-designate from March 1

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:03:45 GMT

Ebiquity on track after solid start to 2017

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:56:33 GMT

Ebiquity expects momentum to continue in second half

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:14:46 GMT

Investment summary

Ebiquity’s H118 trading update indicates a good revenue performance from both the Media and Analytics & Tech segments, together ahead 7% y-o-y on a like-for-like basis. The referral to a Phase 2 CMA investigation of the Intel disposal has led to uncertainty and a 9% fall in Intel revenues, with a consequent impact on profits. Our revised forecasts for FY18 reflect this, but the improving performance of the (larger) balance leaves FY19 estimates unchanged. The share price has drifted 15% since the CMA referral. A full rerating may have to wait for a resolution, but the current discount appears overdone.

Last updated on 27/07/2018

Y/E Dec Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (fd) (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 83.6 14.6 11.8 11.3 3.5 N/A
2017A 87.4 14.0 11.0 9.4 4.3 N/A
2018E 91.2 12.7 9.3 8.0 5.0 N/A
2019E 96.5 14.5 11.3 9.7 4.1 N/A

Last updated on 24/07/2018

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Industry outlook

The marketing sector continues to undergo considerable change, driven at least in part by issues of accountability and transparency, with both marketers and agencies finding their business models challenged. Ebiquity’s positioning as a leading independent media and marketing consultancy looks increasingly compelling. The group's growth acceleration plan aims to capitalise on its position to increase top-line growth on a more sustainable margin.

Last updated on 27/07/2018

Key management

Michael Higgins, Chairman
Michael Karg, CEO
Andrew Noble , CFO

Company address

Citypoint, One Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9AW
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 7650 9600
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