Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Air Partner LSE:AIR London Ordinary Share GB0000115302 ORD 5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +12.50p +2.51% 510.00p 500.00p 520.00p - - - 4,945.00 16:35:08
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Travel & Leisure 49.9 3.2 22.9 22.3 52.33

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18/1/2017
08:20
Air Partner Daily Update: Air Partner is listed in the Travel & Leisure sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker AIR. The last closing price for Air Partner was 497.50p.
Air Partner has a 4 week average price of 498.87p and a 12 week average price of 476.72p.
The 1 year high share price is 510p while the 1 year low share price is currently 0p.
There are currently 10,261,693 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 6,150 shares. The market capitalisation of Air Partner is £52,334,634.30.
07/1/2017
12:46
dozey3: It's not important, but fwiw I agree with trident. Look at it this way. Suppose instead of splitting into four the shares were split into four-hundred. The board's logic would suggest the spread would be hugely reduced to our advantage. Of course it would be reduced very considerably, but the percentage creamed off by the broker would not change - why should it? It might well increase judging by most penny shares. It is when a share price increases hugely over the years to £40 or £50, say, that splits may make sense, where scrip dividends for example cannot be allocated part shares and are therefore inefficient.
07/1/2017
10:28
trident5: It begs certain questions though M. - Why don't all companies consolidate / split their shares back to 100/110p if that generates optimal liquidity? - If 100/110p is not the optimal spread to generate optimal liquidity - what is the formula used to calculate it? - when looking at a spread why is the investor looking at the absolute amount and not the relative (percentage) amount - if my lat post was a misrepresentation what did you mean by "todays spread of 13.5p would be reduced to 2.7p on a pro rata basis"? My take on splits and consolidations is this: the finance industry is rammed with advisors looking for work. There's no work when nothing is happening, so some approach Boards and suggest a share split/consolidation would do wonders for liquidity and tighten the spread (and their fees). The directors are busy wondering about planes, flights and airports and without much thought are convinced that if they take your share certificates and cut them into five smaller ones and hand them back to you you'll express childish delight at the magic. You're happy, they're happy because you're happy and the advisors have transferred some of your wealth to themselves and they're happy too. Everyone's a winner! So, given that I view it as a pointless exercise - I view it as a weak sell signal, somewhat amplified because it shows the directors are focussing their time on the share price not the business, which is never a good sign. That's all from me unless you can demonstrate an explanation as to why cutting a pie up into a different number of parts changes the pie's size.
06/1/2017
07:50
masurenguy: At last ! This improvement in stock liquidity is long overdue. Air Partner PLC RNS Number : 4679T 06 January 2017 Proposed 1 into 5 share split and notice of general meeting Air Partner plc (the "Company") announces that the Company is today sending a circular (the "Circular") to shareholders that describes a proposed share split and contains a notice of general meeting at which a resolution will be proposed to approve a share split. The Board of directors believes that the Company's share price has risen to a point where it is appropriate to recommend that each existing ordinary share of five pence be split into five new ordinary shares of one penny each. The Board believes that this split will improve the liquidity of the market in the Company's shares, reduce the percentage spread between the bid and offer prices and increase the attractiveness of the Company's shares to potential investors. A long term aim of the Board is to attract and retain a diverse shareholder base with an appropriate balance between retail and institutional investors for a public company listed on the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange. LOL - haven't heard from Trident5 on this thread recently. Now is his chance to contact the Air BoD to inform them that they are wasting their time making such a pointless move ! Masurenguy 15 Oct '15 - 20: The spread is too large - they need to expand the number of shares in issue by a 4 to 1 conversion which would create better liquidity and also reprice the shares at circa 100p - 110p. trident5 16 Oct '15 - 21: How does that create any more liquidity? There'll be 4x as many shares available at a quarter the current price = the same liquidity. Masurenguy 16 Oct '15 - 23:26 - 22: A liquid share is very easy to price and can be bought or sold without any significant impact on the price. An illiquid share is more difficult to price and even a small buy or sell quantity can have a significant impact on the price. A liquid share is usually characterised by a narrow spread whereas an illiquid share usually has a wide spread - like AIR. trident5 17 Oct '15 - 08:32 - 23: Still can't see how a share split can impact liquidity. Liquidity can impact the spreads but I think you're getting all this muddled. Masurenguy 17 Oct '15 - 09:59 - 24: I have provided you with a simple explanation but you don't appear to be able to comprehend it. trident5 3 Nov '15 - 32: I can't see how a share split here will help liquidity and reduce the spread. If I want to sell some tomorrow I'm not going to think about it in terms of how many shares I want to sell but how much cash I need to raise.
30/12/2016
11:50
pvb: Another acquisition. Clockwork Research Ltd. http://uk.advfn.com/stock-market/london/air-partner-AIR/share-news/Air-Partner-PLC-Acquisition-of-Clockwork-Research/73122362
29/9/2016
07:30
speedsgh: The rise in the share price is only really a bonus if you are selling... and the initial spike this morning now appears to be being sold into. Will be interesting to see how it goes once the dust has settled.
07/6/2016
10:17
speedsgh: Share Watch: Air Partner to widen business horizon - HTTP://www.moneyobserver.com/our-analysis/share-watch-air-partner-to-widen-business-horizon ADD: AIR PARTNER (AIR) Shareholders are used to turbulence from Air Partner, but in the year ending in January 2016 all three of its divisions performed well. The company earned 10 per cent more revenue than it did the previous year, adjusted profit doubled, and strong cash flow ensured the company remained unindebted despite spending £6.5 million on acquisitions. Air Partner brokers charters for large commercial jets, private jets and freight. Demand fluctuates with economic activity, and the commercial jet division also depends on political activity. Since these factors are variable, Air Partner's profit can be too. The company is seeking to expand beyond broking charters by acquiring and selling other services to customers, diversifying and perhaps stabilising its business. During the last financial year it acquired Cabot Aviation, a broker that sells and leases aircraft, and Baines Simmons, an airline safety consultancy. A share price of 425p values the enterprise at just over £64 million, or about 10 times adjusted profit. The earnings yield is 10 per cent. That looks cheap, but valuing firms with volatile profits on the basis of one year's profit is perilous. We have to look back to 2008 before we can find a year in which Air Partner earned more than the 22 per cent return on capital it did in 2016. Return on capital dropped as low as 10 per cent in 2010 and the average over the past 10 years is 18 per cent. Taking that figure as a more reliable prediction of future profitability, Air Partner's earnings yield is 8 per cent. It looks good value by the more conservative measure too, especially if its diversification strategy brings more stability.
04/4/2002
23:21
rb5: Big al Shares in UK retailer Marks and Spencer Group Plc were given a lift on Thursday after Deutsche Bank upgraded its share price target and earnings forecasts for the company. The broker repeated its "buy" advice, and raised its share price target to 470p from 400p. Better shorting signals fron Next.
04/4/2002
10:00
daviddakers: EGS says it's dropping the Swiss unit and focusing on UK ops while in the process of selling other Euro units. Says lending banks are still supporting it and continuing to provide funding... might be a tonic for the share price?
04/4/2002
08:34
vinie: Shares in Colt Telecom Group PLC rallied through the morning after yesterday's falls on news of the resignation of chief financial officer Larry Ingeneri, dealers said. The shares dropped 15 pct yesterday as the group revealed it has begun a search for a successor to Ingeneri, who is leaving the position he has held for nearly six years. Schroder Salomon Smith Barney repeated its speculative 'buy', believing yesterday's share price falls were overdone and the company will survive the downturn. The broker views the current level -- following 15 pct falls on yesterday's news -- as a buying opportunity. It said it does not believe the loss of Ingeneri indicates operational or financial difficulties. However, it reduced its price target to 150 pence from 300, and believes the short-term rally will be capped at 75-85 pence, given the carrier disconnections. The broker, however, has also cut its full year 2002 estimates by 28 pct and its 2003 by 29 pct due to a 20 pct cut in capex, and the challenging wholesale market. LOL... they have gone down since that note came out.
04/4/2002
08:21
paulf: Any crystal balls on the likely news from BP? If share price is anything to go by people are nervous.
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