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: Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:FDP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £727.39 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 24,868,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,802.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,789.09
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,916.94 - GBX 3,200
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 85.03
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £151.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.79
  • Book Value: GBX 5.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.52
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7%
  • EBIDTA: £18.82 million
  • Net Margins: 5.05%
  • Return on Equity: 6.25%
  • Return on Assets: 3.28%
  • Average Volume: 15,810 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid 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 accessed at this link. View First Derivatives plc's Dividend History.

When will First Derivatives plc make its next earnings announcement?

First Derivatives plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for First Derivatives plc.

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

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for First Derivatives plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,000 to GBX 3,073. On average, they expect First Derivatives plc's share price to reach GBX 3,036.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for First Derivatives plc.

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

Who are First Derivatives plc's key executives?

First Derivatives plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Brian G. Conlon, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Robert Graham Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • J. J. Kearns, Secretary
  • Seamus Declan Keating, Non-Executive Chairman
  • Virginia Gambale, Non-Executive Director
  • Joseph Gerard Keith MacDonald, Non-Executive Director

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.

What is First Derivatives plc's stock price today?

One share of First Derivatives plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,925.

MarketBeat Community Rating for First Derivatives plc (LON FDP)
Community Ranking:  4.1 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  28 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  157
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Derivatives 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 First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,036.50

Analysts' Ratings History for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2017N+1 SingerBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,829 -> GBX 3,073View Rating Details
5/16/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,000View Rating Details
11/1/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for First Derivatives plc (LON:FDP)
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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
5/30/2017Keith MacDonaldInsiderSell10,000GBX 3,065£306,500
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 Teams With Brainpool To Develop Machine Learning - September 19 at 6:35 PM logoN+1 Singer Raises First Derivatives plc (FDP) Price Target to GBX 3,073 - September 19 at 2:32 PM logoShould You Buy First Derivatives plc (AIM:FDP)? - September 6 at 6:32 PM logoMRP's New ABM Display Advertising Offering Gives Marketers Direct Reach into Target Accounts - August 30 at 7:55 PM logoMRP Named Strong Performer Among Predictive Marketing Analytics Providers for B2B Marketers - June 14 at 6:24 PM logoFirst Derivatives Plc :FDP-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 28, 2017 : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 11:13 PM logoFirst Derivatives Plc :FDP-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 6:13 PM logoInsider Selling: First Derivatives plc (FDP) Insider Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock - June 1 at 7:20 AM 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


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First Derivatives plc (FDP) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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