Abcam Plc Company Profile (LON:ABC)

About Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)

Abcam Plc logoAbcam plc is a global life sciences company. As a developer of reagents and tools, the Company's purpose is to serve life science researchers globally. Providing the research and clinical communities with tools and scientific support, the Company offers validated biological binders and assays to address important targets in critical biological pathways. The Company is engaged in data sharing and ecommerce in the life sciences. The Company focuses on helping advance global understanding of biology and causes of disease, which, in turn, will drive new treatments and improved health. Two-thirds of the world's 750,000 life science researchers use its affinity binders, reagents, biomarkers and assays and the Company's products are mentioned in over 20,000 of the 56,000 peer-reviewed papers published each year in the life sciences. It has approximately 10 locations located in the world, through life science research hubs, enabling local services and multi-language support.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Biopharmaceuticals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ABC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 202,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,056.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 959.01
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 759.50 - GBX 1,113
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 49.42
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £217.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.56
  • Book Value: GBX 1.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.79
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: £70.46 million
  • Net Margins: 19.33%
  • Return on Equity: 14.31%
  • Return on Assets: 11.57%
  • Average Volume: 426,341 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)

What is Abcam Plc's stock symbol?

Abcam Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ABC."

How often does Abcam Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Abcam Plc?

Abcam Plc declared a dividend on Monday, March 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.83 per share on Thursday, April 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 16th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Abcam Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Abcam Plc's stock going? Where will Abcam Plc's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Abcam Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 680 to GBX 1,200. On average, they expect Abcam Plc's stock price to reach GBX 972.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Abcam Plc.

Who are some of Abcam Plc's key competitors?

Who are Abcam Plc's key executives?

Abcam Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Alan Thomas Hirzel, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Gavin Hilary James Wood, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Suzanne Elaine Smith, Chief Legal Officer, Company Secretary
  • Jonathan Simon Milner Ph.D., Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Murray Edwin Hennessy, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Mara Glickman Aspinall, Non-Executive Director
  • Susan Elizabeth Harris, Non-Executive Director
  • Louise A. V. C. Patten, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Abcam Plc stock?

Shares of Abcam Plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Abcam Plc's stock price today?

One share of Abcam Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,026.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Abcam Plc (LON ABC)
Community Ranking:  0.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  69 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  384
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Abcam Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 972.67

Analysts' Ratings History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 750 -> GBX 1,020View Rating Details
9/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 864 -> GBX 946View Rating Details
9/12/2017Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetAddGBX 1,116 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
9/11/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,100View Rating Details
9/11/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/2/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldGBX 890View Rating Details
4/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector PerformerGBX 610View Rating Details
11/2/2015Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHoldGBX 432View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $60.67 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Abcam Plc (LON ABC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/6/2017GBX 2.830.31%3/16/20173/16/20174/13/2017
9/12/2016GBX 6.560.83%11/10/201611/10/201612/2/2016
3/7/2016GBX 2.350.38%3/17/20163/17/20164/15/2016
9/14/2015GBX 5.920.99%11/12/201511/12/201512/4/2015
9/9/2014GBX 5.621.31%11/6/201411/6/201411/28/2014
3/4/2014GBX 2.130.5%3/19/20143/19/20144/18/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2017Louise PattenInsiderBuy1,636GBX 1,079£17,652.44
6/5/2017Mara G AspinallInsiderBuy2,700GBX 979£26,433
3/22/2017Alan Thomas HirzelInsiderBuy6,000GBX 809£48,540
3/20/2017Alan Thomas HirzelInsiderBuy6,000GBX 839£50,340
12/8/2016Mara G AspinallInsiderBuy298GBX 786£2,342.28
12/7/2016Alan Thomas HirzelInsiderBuy227GBX 792£1,797.84
12/2/2016P. WarwickInsiderSell30,000GBX 808£242,400
9/30/2016Louise PattenInsiderBuy12,378GBX 836£103,480.08
9/19/2016Milner,Jonathan SimonInsiderSell20,361GBX 820£166,960.20
9/14/2016Ross,MichaelInsiderBuy954GBX 800£7,632
11/11/2015Hirzel,Alan ThomasInsiderBuy3,335GBX 580£19,343
10/27/2015Iliffe,JeffreyInsiderBuy301GBX 599£1,802.99
9/18/2015Hirzel,Alan ThomasInsiderBuy4,000GBX 615£24,600
3/26/2015Jonathan Simon MilnerInsiderSell2,480,000GBX 465£11,532,000
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Latest Headlines for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
DateHeadline logoAbcam Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ABC) : September 19, 2017 - September 19 at 8:20 PM logoIs It Time To Buy Abcam Plc (AIM:ABC)? - September 19 at 3:19 PM logoAbcam Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ABC-GB : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 3:24 PM logoLouise Patten Buys 1,636 Shares of Abcam Plc (ABC) Stock - September 18 at 1:16 PM logoNumis Securities Ltd Boosts Abcam Plc (ABC) Price Target to GBX 1,200 - September 12 at 7:02 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 12 at 3:06 AM logoWhy I’d avoid this double-bagger and buy Premier Oil plc - September 12 at 1:49 AM logoAbcam Lifts Dividend 14% As Annual Revenue And Profit Both Rise - September 12 at 1:49 AM logoAbcam Lifts Dividend 14% As Annual Revenue And Profit Both Rise - London South East (registration) (blog) - September 11 at 3:44 PM logoBerenberg Bank Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Abcam Plc (ABC) - September 11 at 10:10 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Given Sell Rating at Panmure Gordon - September 11 at 9:04 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - September 4 at 1:52 AM logoCEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen) Market Expected to Grow at More Than 6.6% CAGR From 2012 to 2022: Million Insights - August 28 at 3:29 PM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Earns "Hold" Rating from Peel Hunt - August 20 at 12:50 AM logoPanmure Gordon Reaffirms Sell Rating for Abcam Plc (ABC) - July 27 at 11:21 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Given "Add" Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - July 27 at 10:53 AM logoAbcam Plc (LON:ABC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 24 at 10:56 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - June 27 at 9:26 AM logoOraSure Technologies (OSUR) Names Mara Aspinall to Board - June 22 at 6:32 PM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Insider Mara G. Aspinall Buys 2,700 Shares - June 7 at 1:26 PM logoProtein Assays Market expected to reach USD 2.41 billion in 2022 - June 6 at 3:19 PM logoAllscripts Healthcare Solutions (MDRX) Appoints Mara Aspinall to Director - May 26 at 1:37 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Abcam Finance Boss Gavin Wood Ups Interest - May 3 at 3:17 PM logoAbcam Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ABC) : May 1, 2017 - May 2 at 5:28 AM logoAbcam Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ABC-GB : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 3:05 PM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Panmure Gordon - April 20 at 7:37 PM logoGlobal Multiplex Assays Market Expected to Reach $5,720 Million by 2022 - Allied Market Research - April 20 at 3:15 PM logoImmunohistochemistry (IHC) Market Size to Reach $3.1 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc. - April 11 at 8:30 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus - April 8 at 7:20 PM logoAbcam Plc : ABC-GB: Dividend Analysis : March 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017 - April 7 at 5:22 AM logoAbcam Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ABC-GB : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 5:22 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) PT Raised to GBX 864 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 1 at 5:21 PM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) PT Raised to GBX 864 - March 31 at 3:56 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - March 29 at 1:22 PM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Insider Alan Thomas Hirzel Purchases 6,000 Shares - March 24 at 10:08 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt - March 23 at 4:24 AM logoAlan Thomas Hirzel Acquires 6,000 Shares of Abcam Plc (ABC) Stock - March 21 at 7:31 AM logoAbcam Plc's (ABC) "Sell" Rating Reaffirmed at Panmure Gordon - March 20 at 12:27 PM logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Hold Rating for Abcam Plc (ABC) - March 18 at 12:33 AM logoThis biotech stock is already worth £1.7bn — is it still a buy? - March 17 at 3:18 PM logoResearch Analysts’ Upgrades for March, 14th (ABCZY, ADHD, AMID, CELTF, CFFN, FLXN, FSS, FURCY, GDEN, GLP) - March 15 at 12:25 AM logoAbcam PLC (ABCZY) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research - March 15 at 12:24 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Hold Rating for Abcam Plc (ABC) - March 12 at 11:27 AM logoAbcam Plc (ABC) Receives Neutral Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. - March 12 at 1:46 AM
News IconBRIEF-Abcam H1 pretax profit rises - March 7 at 3:16 PM logoUPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 6 - Reuters - March 6 at 10:09 AM logoCan these £1.7bn AIM growth stocks double again? - March 6 at 10:09 AM logo$47.08 Billion Cell Analysis Market - Global Forecast to 2023 - Research and Markets - February 18 at 9:24 AM logoOctopus AIM VCT 2 plc : Final Results - Yahoo Finance - Yahoo Finance - February 14 at 3:21 PM


Social activity is not available for this stock.


Abcam Plc (ABC) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/21/2017 by Staff