Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC Company Profile (LON:EKF)

About Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)

Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings plc is engaged in developing, manufacturing and supplying of products and services into the in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) market place. The Company manufactures and sells diagnostic instruments, reagents and certain ancillary products. The Company's point-of-care range includes hemoglobin analyzers, HbA1c analyzers and glucose analyzers for use in the screening, monitoring and diagnosis of patients, as well as rapid tests for pregnancy and common infectious diseases. The Company's Central Laboratory division includes a range of products for use in both large and small laboratory facilities. Its subsidiary, EKF Life Sciences, provides bulk diagnostic enzyme manufacturing and fermentation services. EKF Life Sciences specializes in producing enzymes, including Salicylate Hydroxylase and Beta-Hydroxybutyrate Dehydrogenase. Its products include Quo-Test A1c, Biosen C-Line and Biosen S-Line, STAT-Site M B-HB analyzer, sTNFR1 biomarker test kits and Altair 240.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Medical Monitoring Systems
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:EKF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ekfdiagnostics.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £109.68 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 464,262,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 24.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 22.33
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 14 - GBX 26.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 78.750
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £42.58 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.58
  • Book Value: GBX 0.13 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.88
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £6.13 million
  • Net Margins: 7.55%
  • Return on Equity: 5.09%
  • Return on Assets: 3.93%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 989,990 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)

What is Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock symbol?

Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "EKF."

Where is Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock going? Where will Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 21 to GBX 21. On average, they expect Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock price to reach GBX 21 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC.

Who are some of Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's key competitors?

Who are Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's key executives?

Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Julian Huw Baines, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Richard Anthony Evans, Finance Director, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Christopher Harwood Bernard Mills, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • David Eric Evans, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Carl Dominic Contadini, Non-Executive Director
  • Adam Reynolds, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC stock?

Shares of Ekf Diagnostics Holding 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 Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC's stock price today?

One share of Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 23.63.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON EKF)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  99 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  323
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ekf Diagnostics Holding 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 Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 21

Analysts' Ratings History for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingcorporateView Rating Details
11/29/2016FinnCapReiterated RatingUnder ReviewView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.750 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/20/2017Christopher H B MillsInsiderBuy8,000,000GBX 19£1,520,000
7/15/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy9,000,000GBX 15£1,350,000
6/24/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy2,613,957GBX 12£313,674.84
6/23/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy2,000,000GBX 12£240,000
6/21/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy4,500,000GBX 12£540,000
6/17/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy532,781GBX 12£63,933.72
6/9/2016Mills,Christopher H BInsiderBuy447,666GBX 12£53,719.92
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
Latest Headlines for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (LON:EKF)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EKF-GB : September 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 6:13 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoEKF Diagnostics Trading In Line As It Swings To Interim Profit
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 13 at 12:01 AM
lse.co.uk logoEKF Diagnostics Trading In Line As It Swings To Interim Profit - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - September 11 at 11:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEkf Diagnostics Holding PLC (EKF) Receives Hold Rating from Panmure Gordon
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEkf Diagnostics Holding PLC (EKF) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 2:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Hot Shares That Might Take Off In September
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 6:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEkf Diagnostics Holding PLC's (EKF) corporate Rating Reiterated at N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 7:30 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEKF Diagnostics Expects Full-Year Results Ahead Of Market Forecasts
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 7 at 5:31 AM
rttnews.com logoEKF Diagnostics Sees FY Adj EBITDA Ahead Of Market View; Stock Up
www.rttnews.com - July 7 at 5:31 AM
lse.co.uk logoCancellation of share options - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - June 28 at 3:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EKF-GB : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 1:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:EKF) : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 5:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EKF-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 5:56 PM
globenewswire.com logoHygea VCT plc : Update for the quarter ended 31 March 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - May 19 at 8:05 AM
lse.co.uk logoEKF Diagnostics Optimistic, Still Considering Potential Demerger - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 11 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc :EKF-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 10:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEkf Diagnostics Holding PLC's (EKF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Panmure Gordon
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPanmure Gordon Raises Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (EKF) Price Target to GBX 21
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:15 PM
globenewswire.com logoHygea VCT plc : Annual Report and Accounts and Notice of AGM
globenewswire.com - April 10 at 4:43 PM
prnewswire.com logoThe Top 50 Manufacturers of Hematology In-Vitro Diagnostics Analyzers, Reagents & Accessories Worldwide
www.prnewswire.com - March 29 at 11:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoN+1 Singer Reaffirms "Corporate" Rating for Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (EKF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 8:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Ekf Diagnostics Holding PLC (EKF) Insider Acquires 8,000,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 9:02 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 EKF Diagnostics Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:39 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThis ‘special situation’ stock looks set to fly
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 7:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEkf Diagnostics Holding PLC’s (EKF) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Panmure Gordon
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 11:09 PM
prnewswire.com logoGlobal Diabetes Diagnostics Industry - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - February 28 at 5:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlobal Diabetes Diagnostics Industry
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:18 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEKF Diagnostics 2016 Revenue Outpaces Previous Guidance
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 9 at 5:45 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDoes EKF Diagnostics Holding plc have more upside than GlaxoSmithKline plc after beating expectations?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 5:45 PM
rttnews.com logoEKF Diagnostics FY16 Overall Performance To Exceed Revised Market Forecasts
www.rttnews.com - January 9 at 2:46 AM
lse.co.uk logoOryx International Growth Fund Net Assets Beat Benchmark In - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 14 at 5:56 PM
rttnews.com logoEKF Diagnostics Sees FY Results To Exceed Market View; Stock Climbs
www.rttnews.com - October 7 at 4:44 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Ekf Diagnostics Holding plc a buy as shares jump 10%+?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 9:46 AM

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This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff