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Gear4music (holdings) Plc LSE:G4M London Ordinary Share GB00BW9PJQ87 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +7.50p +3.66% 212.50p 32,516 14:57:04
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
205.00p 220.00p 212.50p 205.00p 205.00p
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Retailers 80.10 1.50 6.70 31.7 44.3

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21/5/2019
09:20
Gear4music (holdings) Daily Update: Gear4music (holdings) Plc is listed in the General Retailers sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker G4M. The last closing price for Gear4music (holdings) was 205p.
Gear4music (holdings) Plc has a 4 week average price of 180p and a 12 week average price of 170p.
The 1 year high share price is 740p while the 1 year low share price is currently 157.50p.
There are currently 20,867,121 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 56,814 shares. The market capitalisation of Gear4music (holdings) Plc is £44,342,632.13.
19/3/2019
12:23
mjmp1: Last year, there were 2 trading updates, 5th Jan and 6th March 2018. The final results came out on 15 May 2018. This year, one trading update on 4th Jan 2019 "for the four months from 1 September 2018 to 31 December 2018", when the Share Price dived. The financial year end is 28 Feb 2019. There may be a trading update coming soon. Results usually out in May in the past years.
24/1/2019
12:00
tsmith2: If Blackrock were selling, cant see how they are, they would promptly notify market as thresholds crossedlack of volume and share price responding to buys tells you no overhang..
19/1/2019
10:51
niggle: It won't be the first time a director buy has propped up the share price of a worthless company.
15/1/2019
18:35
s1zematters: Smith with his 'Mandy Rice-Davies' "Well he would say that, wouldn't he?" post above. I am almost certain to a very high degree Smith is not in contact with Blackrock, Old Mutual,Octopus Investment, AXA, Cannaccord and Jupiter. What does 'tidying up' even mean in the context of of a shareholding? Incredibly transparent post made by not an investor in G4M , but a mug punter that thought because the G4M share price fell from £6 to £2.40 that it was all of sudden a great aim growth company! What i don't understand is this, if Smith had this wanderlust Zeal and belief in G4M why did his first post on here not appear until the share price collapse on the profits warning couple of week back? Edmonda . Regarding the paid for report ; Thank you for highlighting this, i will give it a read and respond when i get a spare few mins.
14/1/2019
19:24
tsmith2: Lol.So you will base your comments on short term share price movement. I guess you would have been a big bull at £6!
07/1/2019
07:48
tsmith2: The next year end is 31 March 2019 - NB this is a 13 month period, as the accounting year end was recently extended by a month, for operational convenience.Key points;Continued strong organic revenue growth at +41% (up from 36% in H1)Europe & RoW sales growth higher than UK (+47% and +36% respectively) - overseas sales are now close to overtaking UK sales - important, as a global sales opportunity deserves a higher rating for the share than just a UK businessCapacity constraints reached in York distribution centre - implies sales growth could have been higher. Plans to increase capacity in 2019FY2019 EBITDA to be slightly below FY2018 - this is not likely to go down well in current stock market conditionsSwedish distribution centre expanded - now have good spare capacity headroom at both European centresOutlook - strong sales expected for the rest of this financial year.Competitive pressures on margins are mentioned;Our focus has been on gaining market share in what has been a highly competitive environment, and in support of this target and following a period of planned investment, margins during the Period began to return towards historical levels. We are confident of further improvements as we progress through FY20.That sounds as if margins should improve going forwards.My opinion - I see the share price has fallen 30% in early trading, which looks a ridiculous over-reaction.The business model at G4M is to grow as fast as possible. Then the profit taps can be turned on later, because marketing spend as a percentage of revenues can be reduced. The market probably doesn't understand, or isn't even interested in this point right now.Long-term this share is a winner, in my view. However, at the moment, growth stocks get clobbered so badly if they put a foot even slightly wrong.Update: since writing the above, the share price has fallen by 50% on the day, on very heavy two-way volume. That is pretty astonishing, for an update that probably would have trimmed the share price by about 10%, in more normal markets.To reiterate, the key point to understand is that G4M's marketing spending being 8.4% of revenues last year, and that this is discretionary, and is being used to drive growth. The point is that when the business is, say 5 times its current size, then marketing will drop to a much lower % of revenues. That fall will drop straight through to profits. Hence it's nonsensical to try to value the business at this rapid growth stage, on a multiple of current earnings. We need to look forwards, and value it on a multiple of future earnings, once the net margin has gone up to something more like 5-10% of revenues.If you get that point, and are prepared to hold for the long-term, then I am pretty sure that today's price plunge to 255p makes a very nice entry point. Time will tell.Paul Scott
06/1/2019
14:59
tsmith2: This is Paul Scott's view of the update, I happen to agree with it. There must have been a large position being liquidated on Friday. Expecting a very strong bounce next week.The next year end is 31 March 2019 - NB this is a 13 month period, as the accounting year end was recently extended by a month, for operational convenience.Key points;Continued strong organic revenue growth at +41% (up from 36% in H1)Europe & RoW sales growth higher than UK (+47% and +36% respectively) - overseas sales are now close to overtaking UK sales - important, as a global sales opportunity deserves a higher rating for the share than just a UK businessCapacity constraints reached in York distribution centre - implies sales growth could have been higher. Plans to increase capacity in 2019FY2019 EBITDA to be slightly below FY2018 - this is not likely to go down well in current stock market conditionsSwedish distribution centre expanded - now have good spare capacity headroom at both European centresOutlook - strong sales expected for the rest of this financial year.Competitive pressures on margins are mentioned;Our focus has been on gaining market share in what has been a highly competitive environment, and in support of this target and following a period of planned investment, margins during the Period began to return towards historical levels. We are confident of further improvements as we progress through FY20.That sounds as if margins should improve going forwards.My opinion - I see the share price has fallen 30% in early trading, which looks a ridiculous over-reaction.The business model at G4M is to grow as fast as possible. Then the profit taps can be turned on later, because marketing spend as a percentage of revenues can be reduced. The market probably doesn't understand, or isn't even interested in this point right now.Long-term this share is a winner, in my view. However, at the moment, growth stocks get clobbered so badly if they put a foot even slightly wrong.Update: since writing the above, the share price has fallen by 50% on the day, on very heavy two-way volume. That is pretty astonishing, for an update that probably would have trimmed the share price by about 10%, in more normal markets.To reiterate, the key point to understand is that G4M's marketing spending being 8.4% of revenues last year, and that this is discretionary, and is being used to drive growth. The point is that when the business is, say 5 times its current size, then marketing will drop to a much lower % of revenues. That fall will drop straight through to profits. Hence it's nonsensical to try to value the business at this rapid growth stage, on a multiple of current earnings. We need to look forwards, and value it on a multiple of future earnings, once the net margin has gone up to something more like 5-10% of revenues.If you get that point, and are prepared to hold for the long-term, then I am pretty sure that today's price plunge to 255p makes a very nice entry point. Time will tell.
04/1/2019
21:37
buywell3: I wonder if Octopus will be buyers or sellers after the latest news ? New Long-Term Incentive Plan NOVEMBER 13, 2018Source: RNS The Board of Gear4music (Holdings) plc ('Gear4music, the 'Company', or the 'Group'), the largest UK based online retailer of musical instruments and music equipment, today announces a new long-term management incentive plan (the 'Plan') to incentivise senior employees in a manner that aligns with the interests of the Company's shareholders. The Plan involves the issue of 210,000 'B' Ordinary shares in Gear4music Limited, a subsidiary of the Company. These 'B' shares vest from 2021-26 and can be exchanged on a one-for-one basis for new ordinary Company shares subject to meeting specified criteria, including reaching a specified target share price for 75% of the award, and pre-determined revenue and profitability targets for 25%. Financial year ending: Share Price hurdle (being the average closing mid-price in the 30-day period following announcement of preliminary results) Maximum nos. of shares vesting (including 25% performance related shares) 31 March 2021 £13 27,300 31 March 2022 £16 29,400 31 March 2023 £20 33,600 31 March 2024 £24 35,700 31 March 2025 £29 39,900 31 March 2026 £35 44,100 Certain of the Company's directors are participating in the Plan as detailed below, along with members of the Group's senior management team. Name Position Number of shares Andrew Wass Chief Executive Officer 45,000 Gareth Bevan Chief Commercial Officer 52,500 Chris Scott Chief Financial Officer 45,000 Ken Ford, The Company's Non-Executive Chairman and Remuneration Committee Chairman, commented "We wish to retain and incentivise key employees and to ensure that the interests of those individuals are closely aligned to the interests of our shareholders. The Company has enjoyed great success since coming to market, and has ambitions for long-term, sustained growth and this scheme reflects this by encouraging management to invest in future growth. The Company has introduced the Plan to play a central role in the achievement of these aims and demonstrates Andrew, Gareth, Chris and the other senior management's commitment to and belief in the long-term success of the Group."
12/4/2017
20:50
pj 1: Roofer212 Apr '17 - 20:15 - 1149 of 1149 0 1 Great to see G4M share price doing so well, I didn't know they was a listed company only just seen this thread on advfn. gla R2 ================================================================================= They still 'are' a listed Company, not 'was'. As I'm sure you are fully well aware....
12/4/2017
20:15
roofer2: Great to see G4M share price doing so well, I didn't know G4M was a listed company, only just seen this thread on advfn. gla ( critics, it's a lot easier on a laptop, not so on an iPhone with my eyes !! Gla ) R2
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