AO World PLC Company Profile (LON:AO)

About AO World PLC (LON:AO)

AO World PLC logoAO World Plc is an online retailer of electrical products. The Company operates through two segments: online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in the UK, and online retailing of domestic appliances to customers in Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). The Company offers over 5,500 stock keeping units (SKUs) in the United Kingdom, approximately 2,000 in Germany and over 600 in the Netherlands. The Company offers a range of ancillary services, such as customer finance options, an unpack and recycle service, product care packs, and disposal and connection services. In the United Kingdom, the Company operates in approximately three categories: Major Domestic Appliances (MDA), Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) and Audio Visual (AV). The MDA market offers built-in appliances, such as dishwashers. The SDA market comprises small appliances, food preparation and floor care. The AV market includes television, audio, set-top boxes, digital versatile disc (DVD) and Blu-Ray players.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: E-commerce & Auction Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:AO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: ao.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £525.31 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 458,788,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 118.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 135.75
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 111 - GBX 192.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: -1.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £701.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.75
  • Book Value: GBX 0.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 11.45
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: ($2,400,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -2.02%
  • Return on Equity: -31.34%
  • Return on Assets: -7.76%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 731,648 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for AO World PLC (LON:AO)

What is AO World PLC's stock symbol?

AO World PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AO."

Where is AO World PLC's stock going? Where will AO World PLC's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for AO World PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 123 to GBX 225. On average, they expect AO World PLC's share price to reach GBX 152 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for AO World PLC.

Who are some of AO World PLC's key competitors?

Who are AO World PLC's key executives?

AO World PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen Caunce, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • John Roberts, Founder, Executive Director
  • Mark Higgins, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Julie Finnemore, Head - Group Legal, Company Secretary
  • Geoffrey I. Cooper, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Christopher Hopkinson, Non-Executive Director
  • Marisa L. Cassoni, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Brian James McBride, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy AO World PLC stock?

Shares of AO World 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 AO World PLC's stock price today?

One share of AO World PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 114.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AO World PLC (LON AO)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  136 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  294
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AO World 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 AO World PLC (LON:AO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 152

Analysts' Ratings History for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 140View Rating Details
7/21/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 225View Rating Details
7/18/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 192 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
2/21/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeUnderweightGBX 170 -> GBX 135View Rating Details
1/12/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 123View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.72 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/6/2017John RobertsInsiderBuy769,230GBX 130£999,999
4/4/2017Geoff CooperInsiderBuy28,573GBX 140£40,002.20
3/30/2017Chris HopkinsonInsiderBuy754,716GBX 133£1,003,772.28
9/30/2016Geoff CooperInsiderBuy100,000GBX 169£169,000
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
Latest Headlines for AO World PLC (LON:AO)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoThese Stocks Have Sunk 25%+ In Six Months. Are They Fantastic Dip Buys?
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 4:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:45 PM
lse.co.uk logoAo World Says First Quarter Trading In-Line Despite UK Challenges - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - July 22 at 8:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Receives Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 7:02 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoAo World Says First Quarter Trading In-Line Despite UK Challenges
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 21 at 8:57 PM
benzinga.com logoGlobal Residential Water Treatment Market 2017-...
www.benzinga.com - July 11 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (LON:AO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 10:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to AO World Plc : June 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 4:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAO World Plc :AO-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 9:04 PM
bloomberg.com logoBrexit and the Corner Sofa
www.bloomberg.com - June 15 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for AO World PLC (AO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 7:06 PM
fool.co.uk logoInvestors beware: these 2 online operators could sink even further
www.fool.co.uk - June 9 at 8:54 PM
ft.com logoAO World's impatient investors expect more than tea and sympathy - Financial Times
www.ft.com - June 8 at 9:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Cut to Hold at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 9:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates Neutral Rating for AO World PLC (AO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 10:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJohn Roberts Acquires 769,230 Shares of AO World PLC (AO) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 1:27 PM
ft.com logoAO World hit by European losses - Financial Times
www.ft.com - June 7 at 5:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AO.L earnings conference call or presentation 6-Jun-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 8:42 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 6
www.reuters.com - June 6 at 3:40 PM
marketwatch.com logoAO World loss widens in 2017 as revenue grows 17%
www.marketwatch.com - June 6 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] AO World's impatient investors expect more than tea and sympathy
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 3:40 PM
bloomberg.com logoRevenge of the Retail Dinosaur - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 6 at 10:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 8:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAO World Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:AO) : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAO World Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AO-GB : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRon Baron Comments on AO World plc
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: AO World PLC (AO) Insider Acquires 28,573 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Insider Purchases £1,003,772.28 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 5:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Cut to Sell at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 7:25 PM
lse.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: AO World Raises GBP50 Million As Annual Revenue Grows (ALLISS) - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - March 31 at 3:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Price Target Cut to GBX 140 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reiterates Buy Rating for AO World PLC (AO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 11:29 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: AO World Raises GBP50 Million As Annual Revenue Grows (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 31 at 2:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAO World raises capital as a buffer against tough markets
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:01 PM
ft.com logo[$$] AO: uh oh
www.ft.com - March 30 at 4:01 PM
ft.com logo[$$] AO World raises £50m to push into Europe
www.ft.com - March 30 at 4:00 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoOne growth stock I’d buy — and one I’d sell — right now
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:00 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoOne FTSE 250 stock I’d buy today, and one I’d sell
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:55 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy these FTSE 250 dividend stocks are set to go into reverse
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 3:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAO World PLC (AO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 1:07 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-AO World names Steve Caunce as CEO
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 1:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb 23
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:35 PM
lse.co.uk logoAO World Chief Executive To Take New Role, Succeeded By Current COO - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - February 22 at 3:34 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoOne growth stock I’d buy and one I’d sell in February
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 3:43 PM
lse.co.uk logoDirectorate Change - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - January 26 at 3:50 PM
lse.co.uk logoAO World Cautious On Final Quarter But Expects To Meet Guida - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - January 14 at 3:32 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-AO World says Q3 group revenue up 12.3 pct
www.reuters.com - January 12 at 3:36 PM
marketwatch.com logoAO World revenue rises; on track to meet views
www.marketwatch.com - January 12 at 3:36 PM

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This page was last updated on 8/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff