Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Andrews Sykes Group Plc LSE:ASY London Ordinary Share GB0002684552 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -5.00 -0.79% 625.00 743 08:00:00
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
580.00 670.00 625.00 625.00 625.00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 77.25 18.56 35.61 17.6 264
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
15:14:03 O 28 601.00 GBX

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2020-08-06 14:14:04601.0028168.28O
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Andrews Sykes Daily Update: Andrews Sykes Group Plc is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker ASY. The last closing price for Andrews Sykes was 630p.
Andrews Sykes Group Plc has a 4 week average price of 550p and a 12 week average price of 467p.
The 1 year high share price is 760p while the 1 year low share price is currently 355p.
There are currently 42,262,082 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 653 shares. The market capitalisation of Andrews Sykes Group Plc is £264,138,012.50.
cwa1: About as good as it gets under the circumstances IMO...
quepassa: Surprised no movement in share price (yet?) after Storm Ciara hits!
sspurt: Only just noticed the CFO has gone all of a sudden. No explanation.Not going to do the share price any good I suspect.
quepassa: The Offer price is an astonishing 770p with Bid at 710p. Share BUYS have been going through mid-market today in the region of 730p up to 760p. Phenomenal recent strength in the Sykes' share price which has rallied from near 400p in January after the year-end small-cap sell-off and now swiftly raced back through last October's 650p highs. Watch this space. ALL IMO. DYOR. QP
keithfox: Share price up 55p since Friday so not bad for a starter and I would prefer them to be sensible. It's all down to the gaffer really as he is the one that gets most of the div money. If he wants more it'll be paid out. They paid out a special div of nearly 30% once because he wanted some money to buy hotels. Is he still in the rich list by the way?
adeg: EPS up 21% and they keep the dividend the same? Need to up the dividend to get the share price moving.
keithfox: I could sell 4000 shares at 485p if I wanted to and yet the quoted mid price is 484p. So the 'real' share price is 497.5p. Not sure why they don't actually change the share price. Any comments?
keithfox: Been looking at the relationship between the weather and their share price/results for 20 years now. Their share price has been very undervalued for a long time so it's hard to compare things over the years but there are some interesting factors I've noticed (and been told by employees). Firstly, the working week is important. As we know, long cold spells/hot spells are fairly unusual but shorter ones are much more common. If a cold snap started Wed/Thurs and ended on a Monday it would have much less impact on demand than one that started Sun/Mon. Also, British Gas has done a lot of work on weather/demand and it's fairly well known that a marked change of weather takes about 24 to 36 hrs to really have an impact on habits i.e. home power use/central heating. Also, just quoting statistics month by month does not tell the whole story. An average month of UK rainfall may not tell the full story if one particular area gets flooded. With this summer's hot spell, even during periods when things have cooled down further north, London and the southeast (and Europe!) have stayed hot. Also, the longer the heat lasts, the better it is as more and more gear gets hired out, hence they have near enough stopped selling units online and have added £200 to the cheapest one. Also London and the southeast is by far the most important area as far as demand. Lastly, they do occasionally have a moan about the weather but I've never known them say helpful weather is unlikely to be repeated. Who knows, it may be? The world is getting warmer all of the time so these hot spells may become more frequent but I'm pretty sure they won't say it's unlikely to be repeated. However, I am interested to see how they will play the statement in September. None of this helps with the likely share price though! Who knows? What I do know is that I've had these shares for 21 yrs and have no reason to complain. Managed to have several new cars and a house extension out of them and still have the shares.
pireric: 3) Gives marketplace credibility My expectation would be that if ASY ever did want to delist, then they would simply buyout the remaining holders at a decent premium (given the cash outlay is not large), as a reward for holding the stock. To illustrate the point, ASY still periodically buy back shares. In reality, I think you're overegging the costs of keeping this listed. With no broker research to pay for etc and hardly any news releases, I'd be very surprised if the all in cost extended to 7 digits (mid 6s would be my guess). Cast our minds back to keith in 2010 :0) "Just hope there is no thought of delisting. In fact, can somebody tell me why he doesn't delist? Seems daft trying to buy all the shares out there....what makes him want to stay on the stockmarket when winterflood is determoned to keep the share price low and nobody will touch a company with a 90% shareholder boss? Lots of analysts love the company but cannot recommend it because of the share set-up" This is just a very well run business with an equitable family at the helm! Mr Murray has done incredibly well for himself and is a billionaire so not sure cash is an issue :0) Ironically, his other business, London Security PLC is also still listed and that's even more illiquid :0)
keithfox: OK, more questions about mm's, share prices and movements. They seem in an uptrend at the moment so the recent purchase of 880 shares would possibly have moved the price up a bit, similar to recent purchases. However, rather than change the share price they charge 15p over the odds and leave the share price where it is although it seems they have no intention of selling any stock for 560p. I've just tried 100 and they can't give me firm price. So, anyone know why they do this as opposed to just moving the price up?
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