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AO World
AO.: 126.70 +0.50 ( +0.40 %) delayed: 11:38AM
Bid price 126.60 High price 128.80
Ask price 126.80 Low price 126.80
Open price 128.80 Spread 0.16%
Prev close 126.20 Volume 14,102

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Name AO World Epic AO.
Activities AO World plc is an online electrical retailer. The business was founded in 2000 by John Roberts as Appliances Online, rebranding as in 2013 and listing on the London Stock Exchange in February 2014. AO's growth is down to its AO Way of retailing; offering a simply better customer experience with an innovative website, a huge range, unbeatable prices and market-leading customer service. In the UK, through AO operates in multiple categories; Major Domestic Appliances MDA - its main and more mature category, Small Domestic Appliances SDA, Audio Visual AV and computing, and more recently adding Gaming, Mobile, Smart Home and Photographic devices and equipment to its ranges. AO operates from one National Distribution Centre and twelve outbases in the UK, with the vast majority of deliveries being undertaken through Expert Logistics Limited (a group subsidiary). In mainland Europe, AO operates in Germany and The Netherlands. AO launched in Germany in October 2014 with MDA and expanded its offering in February 2016 with the introduction of Floorcare, and in October 2016 with the introduction of AV. AO's international expansion strategy took a step further in February 2016 with the launch of MDA in The Netherlands and the recent introduction of AV to The business has a new 35,000 sq. metre Regional Distribution Centre in Bergheim which is now fully operational, serving Germany and The Netherlands. In 2015, AO invested in a majority equity stake in The Recycling Group Limited (now renamed AO Recycling), its recycling partner, securing a WEEE processing facility for the Group and giving AO control in ensuring its waste is dealt with responsibly in the UK. ISIN GB00BJTNFH41
Latest Share Price (p) 126.70 Net Gearing (%) 65.57
Market Capitalisation (pm) 578.99 Gross Gearing (%) 80.05
Shares in issue (m) 458.79 Debt Ratio 31.36
P/E Ratio -80.90 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.11
Total dividends per share (p) 0.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 5.01
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 14.30
Dividend Cover 0.00 ROCE (%) -11.86
Earning per share (p) -1.56 EPS Growth (%) -8.33
52-week high / low (p) 154.40 / 98.25 DPS Growth (%) n/a
AO World - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
01 Mar Peel Hunt Buy 145.00 145.00 Reiterates
26 Feb Peel Hunt Buy 145.00 145.00 Reiterates
01 Feb Numis Buy 200.00 200.00 Reiterates
01 Feb Peel Hunt Buy 145.00 145.00 Reiterates
12 Jan JP Morgan Cazenove Neutral 125.00 125.00 Reiterates

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AO World - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
07 Jun 2017 John Roberts Buy 769,230 @ 130.00p £999,999.00
05 Apr 2017 Geoff Cooper Buy 28,573 @ 139.99p £39,999.34
03 Apr 2017 Steve Caunce Transfer Out 820,000 @ 0.00p £0.00
03 Apr 2017 John Roberts Transfer Out 1,407,407 @ 0.00p £0.00
03 Apr 2017 Chris Hopkinson Buy 754,716 @ 132.50p £999,998.70

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