First Derivatives plc Company Profile (LON:FDP)

About First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)

First Derivatives plc logoFirst Derivatives plc is engaged in the provision of a range of software and consulting services, particularly to finance, technology and energy organizations. The Company provides software solutions that address data challenges, particularly those involving large data volumes and streaming data, across a range of sectors. Its segments include Consulting activities, which include services to Capital Markets, and Software activities, which include the license of intellectual property and related services. Its products are built on kdb+, a time series database developed by the Company. Its software applications enable the real-time capture and analysis of market data. Its consulting customer base includes investment banks, brokers, exchanges, regulators and hedge funds. The Company's subsidiaries include Activate Clients Limited, Affinity Systems Limited, Cowrie Financial Limited and First Derivatives Canada Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:FDP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £738.66 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,461,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,660.84
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,370.08
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,450 - GBX 3,049
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 87.21
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £151.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.84
  • Book Value: GBX 5.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.61
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBIDTA: £15.6 million
  • Average Volume: 27,951 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)

What is First Derivatives plc's stock symbol?

First Derivatives plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FDP."

How often does First Derivatives plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Derivatives plc?

First Derivatives plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 14 per share on Saturday, July 15th. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This is a boost from First Derivatives plc's previous dividend of $6.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View First Derivatives plc's Dividend History.

Where is First Derivatives plc's stock going? Where will First Derivatives plc's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for First Derivatives plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,600 to GBX 3,000. On average, they expect First Derivatives plc's share price to reach GBX 2,809.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for First Derivatives plc.

Who are some of First Derivatives plc's key competitors?

How do I buy First Derivatives plc stock?

Shares of First Derivatives 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.

How much does a share of First Derivatives plc stock cost?

One share of First Derivatives plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,000.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,809.67

Analysts' Ratings History for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/16/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,829View Rating Details
5/16/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,000View Rating Details
11/1/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/2/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,657View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $56.10 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/16/2017GBX 140.55%6/15/20176/15/20177/15/2017
11/1/2016GBX 60.29%11/10/201611/10/201612/5/2016
5/17/2016GBX 120.67%6/16/20166/16/20167/15/2016
11/11/2015GBX 50.32%11/19/201511/19/201512/11/2015
6/2/2015GBX 10.200.79%6/18/20156/18/20157/17/2015
11/5/2014GBX 3.300.25%11/13/201411/13/201412/5/2014
5/20/2014GBX 90.86%6/18/20146/18/20147/25/2014
11/5/2013GBX 3.200.35%11/13/201311/13/201312/5/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/19/2016Ferguson,GrahamInsiderSell30,000GBX 1,725£517,500
7/18/2016Ferguson,GrahamInsiderSell170,000GBX 1,725£2,932,500
6/14/2016Gambale,VirginiaInsiderBuy1,750GBX 2,860£50,050
1/22/2016Keating ,SeamusInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,550£155,000
1/19/2016Anderson,DavidInsiderSell5,000GBX 1,541£77,050
7/21/2015Gambale,VirginiaInsiderBuy2,000GBX 1,435£28,700
6/12/2015David AndersonInsiderSell5,000GBX 1,455£72,750
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
Latest Headlines for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
DateHeadline logoFirst Derivatives Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FDP-GB : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 11:32 AM logoFirst Derivatives plc (FDP) Announces Dividend of GBX 14 - May 16 at 2:54 PM logoFirst Derivatives plc (FDP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by N+1 Singer - May 16 at 10:57 AM logoFirst Derivatives plc (FDP) Earns Buy Rating from Investec - May 16 at 10:56 AM logoFirst Derivatives Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:FDP) : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 5:19 PM logoFirst Derivatives Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FDP-GB : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 8:43 AM logoN+1 Singer Reaffirms Buy Rating for First Derivatives plc (FDP) - April 24 at 7:13 AM logoFirst Derivatives Plc : FDP-GB: Dividend Analysis : November 11th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017 - April 7 at 9:48 AM logoFirst Derivatives plc (FDP) Given "Buy" Rating at N+1 Singer - April 3 at 6:54 AM logoFirst Derivatives plc’s (FDP) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer - March 20 at 5:18 AM logoMRP Wins Big in Latin America - GlobeNewswire (press release) - December 1 at 7:48 AM logoMRP Wins Big in Latin America - November 29 at 5:19 PM logoMRP Wins Big in Latin America - November 29 at 5:19 PM logoLooking for strong revenue growth? Check out these two high flyers - November 4 at 7:46 AM logoCompany Profile for MRP - October 21 at 5:04 PM logoMRP Appoints Joe Smolarski as Senior Vice President, Sales Operations - October 12 at 3:30 PM logoMRP Appoints James Regan as CMO - August 29 at 4:54 PM logoCORRECTING and REPLACING MRP Appoints James Regan as CMO - August 24 at 4:54 PM logoFull Year 2016 First Derivatives PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - May 17 at 7:07 AM logoBerkeley Group non-exec picks up first shares - January 19 at 10:52 AM logoFirst Derivatives appoints former Thomson Reuters executive to board - August 3 at 11:21 AM


Social activity is not available for this stock.


First Derivatives plc (FDP) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by Staff