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: £2.04 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 203,740,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,035.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 982.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 759.50 - GBX 1,113
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 48.36
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £217.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.39
  • Book Value: GBX 1.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.63
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBITDA: £63.22 million
  • Net Margins: 19.67%
  • Return on Equity: 15.03%
  • Return on Assets: 12.58%
  • Average Volume: 513,785 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 announced a dividend on Monday, September 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.36 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This is a positive change from Abcam Plc's previous dividend of $2.83. The official announcement can be seen 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 twelve-month target prices for Abcam Plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 680 to GBX 1,200. On average, they expect Abcam Plc's share price to reach GBX 972.67 in the next year. 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 1,001.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Abcam Plc (LON ABC)
Community Ranking:  0.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  75 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  399
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
Consensus Price Target History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
Price Target History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
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 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Abcam Plc (LON:ABC)
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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
9/11/2017GBX 7.360.71%11/16/201711/16/201712/8/2017
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
9/21/2017Jonathan Simon MilnerInsiderSell567,033GBX 1,017£5,766,725.61
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)


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Abcam Plc (ABC) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by Staff

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