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Avacta Group
AVCT: 26.75 0.00 ( 0.00 %) delayed: 16:57PM
Bid price 26.50 High price 27.00
Ask price 27.00 Low price 26.51
Open price 26.90 Spread 1.85%
Prev close 26.75 Volume 276,125

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Name Avacta Group Epic AVCT
Activities Avacta Group plc's (formerly Readybuy plc) principal focus is on its proprietary Affimer technology which is a novel engineered alternative to antibodies that has wide application in Life Sciences for diagnostics, therapeutics and general research and development. Antibodies dominate markets worth in excess of $100bn despite their shortcomings. Affimer technology has been designed to address many of these negative performance issues, principally; the time taken to generate new antibodies, the reliance on an animal's immune response, poor specificity in many cases, and batch to batch variability. Affimer technology is based on a small protein that can be quickly generated to bind with high specificity and affinity to a wide range of protein targets. Avacta has a pre-clinical biotech development programme with an in-house focus on immuno-oncology as well as partnered development programmes. Avacta is commercialising non-therapeutic Affimer reagents through licensing to developers of life sciences research tools and diagnostics. ISIN GB00BYYW9G87
Latest Share Price (p) 26.75 Net Gearing (%) -13.56
Market Capitalisation (pm) 31.07 Gross Gearing (%) 8.70
Shares in issue (m) 116.16 Debt Ratio 0.00
P/E Ratio -1.98 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.00
Total dividends per share (p) 0.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.10
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 1.45
Dividend Cover 0.00 ROCE (%) -48.53
Earning per share (p) -13.49 EPS Growth (%) -44.90
52-week high / low (p) 50.50 / 21.20 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Avacta Group - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
20 Jun finnCap Corporate 125.00 - Reiterates
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03 Jun finnCap Corporate 125.00 - Reiterates
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Avacta Group - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
02 Jan 2019 Tony Gardiner Buy 8,196 @ 30.50p £2,499.78
13 Mar 2018 Prof Alastair Smith Buy 35,800 @ 41.92p £15,007.36
21 Aug 2017 Prof Alastair Smith Buy 33,225 @ 74.50p £24,752.63
05 Jul 2017 Michael Albin In Lieu of Fees/Salary 4,345 @ 86.30p £3,749.74
21 Oct 2016 Dr Mike Owen Buy 7,763 @ 90.00p £6,986.70

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