Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Bidstack Group Plc LSE:BIDS London Ordinary Share GB00BZ7M6059 ORD 0.5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.75 3.19% 24.25 1,562,407 13:20:22
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
23.50 25.00 24.90 23.00 23.50
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Software & Computer Services 0.32 -3.31 -4.23 59
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
15:14:43 O 21,014 23.822 GBX

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16/10/2019
09:20
Bidstack Daily Update: Bidstack Group Plc is listed in the Software & Computer Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker BIDS. The last closing price for Bidstack was 23.50p.
Bidstack Group Plc has a 4 week average price of 18.25p and a 12 week average price of 18.25p.
The 1 year high share price is 41.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 4.25p.
There are currently 243,358,247 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 2,042,588 shares. The market capitalisation of Bidstack Group Plc is £59,014,374.90.
15/10/2019
19:05
global nomad: would be good to see a close above 25 in the next days and then we still need to move above 29/30 to break the down channel we have been in since early June. As much as we may think we aren't subject to charting, we are subject to sentiment and there will be plenty of people watching who can only see a share price in consistent decline and will hold off investing - we need buying /demand side pressure if we want the price to rise...the news and the story does a lot but a rising share price will do a lot more.
09/10/2019
12:09
angel333: To add money - I am old school so would normally look to open a 'put' option or even 'write a call' option as I have stock.... Writing a call option is more defensive than outwardly shorting as you can 'write' above current share price so hence it can be a defence as well as taking advantage of a falling share price. The document you sent through is fairly clear, so thanks.
08/10/2019
10:07
aidenabettin: It's not BS but all part of a master plan to change ownership of BIDS aka the TSI model..Attack Bids at the same time crashing the share price and as Angel says " hope you got the price you wanted'.Atomic swaps are the new placing and how control is transferred. Who will be first to swap into BUDS and for how much?
13/9/2019
17:22
roleybirkin: Aidan Your day 'Share price is of no concern to anyone'... I am fine that you may feel that way, but i don't and i am sure there are many that will watch and have some concern with a share price that keeps falling? The positive for me is that whilst Bids is at the lower end of its trading range,it has yet to break out.... Fall through the 26p level early next week and a new range will be established.
10/9/2019
11:20
miketurnermk: The speculation that H1 will potentially have poor results has already been factored in the current share price IMO. It's the reason the share price didn't re-rate as high as we would have liked on the Unreal Engine RNS, Pubguard Acquisition RNS or the Trade Desk deal RNS. I for one don't expect the H1 results to be amazing and that's what is holding back the price, fairly right now IMO. Whilst the share price may fall a little on the release of the H1 numbers I don't expect a large fall but I do expect it to be countered with another amazingly positive RNS to either sustain the share price or send it soaring. We shall see
07/7/2019
03:06
lauders: As it is fun I will go with 48p. When you take into account the talent pool that is being put in place here (see below and previous post to key players at BIDS) you can see that the potential is great just needs the highlighted parts below to fall into place too or someone much bigger decide to take out BIDS first as per Grapeshot. The gaming industry is almost on a par with Hollywood, with the largest selling game, GTA-V hitting $2.2bn in worldwide sales compared with the largest worldwide grossing movie, Avatar which generated $2.7bn at the box office. Note, that doesn’t include DVD, blue ray sales or broadcasting income, but you get the picture; the potential revenues that could be generated from in-game advertising are huge, particularly when you consider the potential of virtual reality moving forward. At the current share price of 31p, Bidstack is valued at around £75m. That’s a plentiful valuation for a company without a clear view of revenue numbers, but if Bidstack can successfully build and retain a first mover advantage in this new branch of the sector, it could prove to be justified. The company appears to be doing everything it can to give it the best chance, having already made a number of high-profile appointments boasting senior experience at companies like Disney, Spotify, and Sega. Today Bidstack has announced it has appointed Derek Wise as a Non-Executive Director. Derek is a highly experienced software technologist who was previously the Chief Technology Officer of Grapeshot. At the firm, David took over software development, product, support and operations globally to reorganize and grow the group. Within 12 months of him joining, Grapeshot’s revenues grew by 160pc and the team expanded from 120 to over 250 personnel. Bidstack highlights that David was responsible for pitching Grapeshot to Oracle who subsequently acquired Grapeshot in August 2018 for an estimated $400m. Clear visible revenue growth is essential if Bidstack is to swiftly justify and build on its current valuation and this appointment certainly appears to be targeting that goal. James Draper, CEO of Bidstack, commented, “Given the attractiveness of our technical offering we have been looking to add a Board member who has had experience of building and scaling borderless enterprise technology which has then been acquired by a major Silicon Valley player. “Derek’s technical background at the highest level of gaming, coupled with his intimate knowledge of the contextual understanding of data, is a perfect blend for us and his work as CTO of Grapeshot eventually led to the its acquisition by Oracle. “Derek has already been a fantastic sounding wall for our management team and I’m sure that his insight will help Bidstack to accelerate our growth further over the coming years.” Https://www.valuethemarkets.com/2019/07/02/bidstack-looks-to-facilitate-the-scaling-up-of-operations-with-new-addition-to-board-bids/
02/7/2019
18:51
hamidahamida: Bidstack Group (LSE:BIDS) has been one of the darlings of AIM so far this year, enjoying a meteoric rise from around 4.5p in January to an intraday high of 42p last month. And it's no wonder why; blending unobtrusive adverts into video games is set to revolutionise the gaming industry.Just as services such as Spotify utilise a combination of subscription and advertising to generate revenues, it's logical video games should incorporate in-game advertising. The fact an advert could be anything from a virtual billboard in an open-world game to a video banner by the edge of the pitch in a football match simulation makes it possible to place targeted adverts in front of players with no effect on gameplay.Gamers have played online for some time, but like music and video entertainment before it, the future of video game delivery is streaming and Bidstack is also focussing on this relatively new shift for the industry.The gaming industry is almost on a par with Hollywood, with the largest selling game, GTA-V hitting $2.2bn in worldwide sales compared with the largest worldwide grossing movie, Avatar which generated $2.7bn at the box office. Note, that doesn't include DVD, blue ray sales or broadcasting income, but you get the picture; the potential revenues that could be generated from in-game advertising are huge, particularly when you consider the potential of virtual reality moving forward.At the current share price of 31p, Bidstack is valued at around £75m. That's a plentiful valuation for a company without a clear view of revenue numbers, but if Bidstack can successfully build and retain a first mover advantage in this new branch of the sector, it could prove to be justified. The company appears to be doing everything it can to give it the best chance, having already made a number of high-profile appointments boasting senior experience at companies like Disney, Spotify, and Sega.Today Bidstack has announced it has appointed Derek Wise as a Non-Executive Director. Derek is a highly experienced software technologist who was previously the Chief Technology Officer of Grapeshot. At the firm, David took over software development, product, support and operations globally to reorganize and grow the group. Within 12 months of him joining, Grapeshot's revenues grew by 160pc and the team expanded from 120 to over 250 personnel. Bidstack highlights that David was responsible for pitching Grapeshot to Oracle who subsequently acquired Grapeshot in August 2018 for an estimated $400m.Clear visible revenue growth is essential if Bidstack is to swiftly justify and build on its current valuation and this appointment certainly appears to be targeting that goal.James Draper, CEO of Bidstack, commented, "Given the attractiveness of our technical offering we have been looking to add a Board member who has had experience of building and scaling borderless enterprise technology which has then been acquired by a major Silicon Valley player."Derek's technical background at the highest level of gaming, coupled with his intimate knowledge of the contextual understanding of data, is a perfect blend for us and his work as CTO of Grapeshot eventually led to the its acquisition by Oracle."Derek has already been a fantastic sounding wall for our management team and I'm sure that his insight will help Bidstack to accelerate our growth further over the coming years."
28/6/2019
10:50
mam fach: MIRI contract win certainly revived BIDS share price.Let’s hope for similar scenario here.GLA .
30/5/2019
10:03
arhaych: Article is behind a paywall (well, registration...) so I've copied and pasted below: I don’t generally invest in earlier stage tech companies due to the risk of failure, but I have been following the Bidstack Group (BIDS) story with interest. I’m fully aware that early stage companies in this sector often trade at a large premium to their valuation on paper, as the value is all about future potential and growth and there are examples out there of outfits that started out as small companies before seeing their technology really take off and are now worth a fortune. But this is rare and far more fail and ultimately end up worthless. It is still far too early to tell which category Bidstack will ultimately end up in, but I do believe that an awful lot of future potential is now being priced into a market valuation of more than £63 million, and I’d be very wary of putting money in at such a racey valuation. It is going to have to perform exceptionally well to show that it can grow into that, let alone being worth more and therefore providing upside for investors coming onboard now. Basically, Bidstack owns technology which enables in-game advertising and it already has tie-ups with some of the big names in the gaming industry, but it still needs to prove that it can make the revenue model work and grow at a sufficient rate. I would also be concerned about competition springing up from other companies developing their own technology to provide a similar service – or even the gaming companies eventually cutting out the middle man and directly tapping into this source of revenue. Bidstack has only been listed on AIM for a short period of time, following a reverse takeover last September when it also raised £3.5 million at a share price of 6p, and it doesn’t exactly have the greatest history. Prior to renaming itself Kin Group in May 2017, it was known as Fitbug, which was a company that I was bearish on and its fitness tracking device ultimately failed and the share price collapsed. To be fair, Bidstack CEO James Draper, who owns more than 17% of the shares, and his team weren’t involved in the Fitbug fiasco, but it does serve of a reminder of how quickly the value of these types of outfits can drop if things do go wrong. There is little point looking at the financials as, as you would expect for a company of this type, at this stage they show a hefty net loss, although a significant chunk of that is as a result of the acquisition. The figures over the next couple of years will give a far better indication of whether or not the company is achieving the level of growth that is needed to support its valuation and further upside potential. Recently it raised £5 million at a price of 12.5p and since then the share price has rocketed up to more than 26p, but I would expect that some of the placees will soon be looking to cash in on a profit of more than 100%. The shares currently have momentum behind it and the price may go higher in the absence of any news that is perceived as negative, but I can’t see any value in buying at the 26p area and would suggest that the risk versus reward isn’t in your favour at this price point, so for me it is a sell/avoid until such point as it can show that it is likely to justify such a high valuation.
29/4/2019
09:06
melody9999: Agree Stoaty. And don't think you can blame the management for not raising money when the share price was in the high teens. Firstly that may have been their intention Secondly our BOD cannot guess the future share price any more than we can. If the share price had been 25p now and a raise had then been announced at 17.5p, everyone would have been complaining about the discount. Thirdly any comment until (and if) a placing comes and the price announced is speculation in any case. FWIW, my view is that, as the company is not cash distressed the placing price (if it goes ahead) will be higher rather than lower.....particularly as I suspect that conversations would have taken place when the share price was higher than it is now. Our BOD will take a view based on the dilution and based on the benefit that they perceive the extra funds will bring. When the placing is announced, we will find out the dilution but we will have to trust our BOD on the ensuing benefits. But then if you don't trust your BOD, you should not be invested!
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