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Pressure Tech LSE:PRES London Ordinary Share GB00B1XFKR57 ORD 5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +5.00p +6.49% 82.00p 80.00p 84.00p 82.00p 77.00p 77.00p 2,657,005 16:19:27
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Industrial Engineering 32.2 -3.1 -28.0 - 15.25

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
23/3/2019
12:01
jeevsje - Might be a few more still to go - They had 1,694,754 as at 31st October 2018
pugugly
22/3/2019
18:44
Judgung by the trades, City Financial is out.
jeevsje
20/3/2019
17:09
Thanks for that jeevse and let's hope that Garraway take a shine to PRES which does not appear to sit well with the Garraway UK Equity Market Fund
cerrito
19/3/2019
22:10
Greenlane Biogas recognized in British Columbia’s 17th annual ‘Ready to Rocket’ list of technology companies with highest growth potential hxxp://greenlanebiogas.com/news-article.html?uid=1552488060536
jeevsje
19/3/2019
09:49
I have difficulty assessing how much of this price weakness is associated with the City Financial situation and note there are not many reported trades.
cerrito
17/3/2019
23:48
Management should cover their head in shame. Two weeks till end of March.
jeevsje
12/3/2019
21:47
Useless management need a kick in the backside to close the Greenlane deal. "The transaction timetable is being actively managed", my foot. To be honest, I reckon the sale will not happen.
jeevsje
06/3/2019
18:13
Given the relative stability of the sp,jeevsje you may well be right. It would be good to think that Cantors are doing what a good broker should and finding a good home for these shares,the sale of which were well signalled
cerrito
06/3/2019
08:19
Cerrito, i think the buy by Matt Crampin and the sale by the fund are related. I reckon another buyer is being sought as we speak to take the remaining shares.
jeevsje
05/3/2019
18:46
hxxps://www.fundslibrary.co.uk/FundsLibrary.DataRetrieval/Documents.aspx/?type=packet_fund_doc_reports_and_accounts&id=9264b94e-719f-41d8-94bb-d1b95f84cc59&user=s0gWbZnDHerVAjJ5Kw8rVivBzhMHCFPlsw7SU7eeglU%3d&r=1 This is the fund that has the PRES For my sins which must be considerable I also have shares in Rose and this City Financial fund sold out completely there. If like me you have been rather slow on this you may want to see what else may be on the block. Just 2 reported trades today. I will ride out the storm; if I had been more on the ball and if the bid/offer spread was less I would have done. I will watch but feel I have enough; those who have the appetite to buy more may care to follow the story.
cerrito
05/3/2019
13:04
Good spot PUGUGLY. The PRES website corroborates that figure-9.13 pc of the company. As you say could be in for some rough weather. Btw can you post the details of the website with this info? Thanks
cerrito
28/2/2019
19:01
I was keen to check the Holdings RNS today as one of my concerns is what happens to the share price when an established holder sells down. Given the relative stability of the share price I assumed it was a buyer rather than seller and so it proved to be. Matt Crampin was an exowner of Roota hxxps://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/pressure-pumps-up-expansion-in-16-7m-takeover-1-6479662 To me sends a good sign
cerrito
20/2/2019
19:18
Looks like the private placement at Creative is being finalised.
jeevsje
18/2/2019
12:09
I can understand Rhomboid why you are saying what you are saying but I have no way of knowing if your concerns are well founded.
cerrito
18/2/2019
10:47
Thx cerrito...excellent summary I’ve held here before & potentially will hold again with HSE & Greenlane issues resolved. One thing that you highlighted was that the new CEO was v people focussed...praiseworthy in itself but it raises a small alarm bell in my cynical brain that he maybe one of those CEO’s that seeks approval rather than has a total & clear grasp on the essentials of the business. Am I way off with that concern?
rhomboid
18/2/2019
10:25
The key of course is the thinness in the market, PUGUGLY; that said it will be IMO fragile till Greenlane is put to bed and that should give it a base.
cerrito
18/2/2019
06:45
Cerrito- Many thanks for your most excellent notes - Gut feel take is that while business has steadied no real direction likely until the interims but probability more downside for share price than upside - or is this too negative?
pugugly
17/2/2019
22:07
A delayed AGM report. Only about six shareholders at the AGM- a significant reduction from years gone by when it was standing room only; everyone was welcoming and the whole thing took two hours . Given the investment being made in the Chesterfield plant, no factory tour. I did not get much hard insight into what was going on which begs the question of why I made the for me long trip; that said the meeting was literally on the factory floor and there was a chance to meet middle and senior management so one could get a better feel than if it had been in some City Board/ conference room. Routine business of the AGM processed very quickly. 8.2 m shares voted out of the 18.6m dates voted- a turnout rate of 44% rather low given the amount of institutions; hopefully reflects that they have no major issues rather than that they have given up on it as an investment. All 99pc+ in favour except the premption rights one where it was 93pc. We then had a presentation by the new CEO. He seems very people focused; in the q&a, clear that as can be expected the CFO had a much better command of the nuts and bolts of the business. He has spent his early months getting to know the business. Clearly feels room for organic growth and I was pleased that this was his focus rather than acquisitions. Would not be drawn on what he has concluded and said that would be disclosed when he makes the presentation on the interims.Made suitable noises about increased order intake but once again proof of the pudding will be in the Interims. No questions in the open session on the biggest elephant in the room- the HSE investigation. Directors not giving away much off air and I am not much the wiser on timing and indeed how PRES will play this. No discussion in open meeting on the status of the Greenlane sale, although of course there was a pretty clear RNS on Feb 1. Interesting that more than one Director ascribed the share price weakness to uncertainty on the deal. I understand that there are no obvious trip wires but it would be good when it is put to bed. No discussion either in the meeting on BREXIT ; the AR says it will have limited impact on the Group and this is my understanding from when the subject has come up in previous years. I had no discussion on the banking arrangements. Even if the Greenlane sale does not go through, the situation seems just about comfortable; that said I did goof as did not raise the following. They have a £15m line at LIBOR plus 2. Their average all in cost in the last FY would have been around 2.77pc: their total interest cost was £377k which suggests that their average utilisation was £13.6 m- uncomfortably high. Of course on the balance sheet days they did have large cash balances but we do not know how typical this is. Certainly interest income of only £6k on the year would suggest that average cash balances are not very high. I note the Going Concern statement was robust. Off air I understood that the previous CEO had been eased out given differences about future direction. As per page21 of the AR, there were some severance payments. This move-on balance- seems sensible as I thought he showed some ennui at the last AGM and good to have a new energy. He still has 5 pc+ of the shares. Of course we need to see how the new one turns out. As ever with PRES, the value of goodwill is key. Following the Hydraton write offs Goodwill/ intangibles continue to dominate the balance sheet even if less than in previous years but is still 40% of total assets and 75% of net worth. I take some comfort from the fact that the Auditors focus on this in their Audit letter and the discount rate at 12.5 pc is appropriately high. Good that the Greenlane sale will not generate a further write off. We had a good discussion on the defence market and their relationship with the French group Naval (and see following article in Tuesday’s FT https://www.ft.com/content/a649821e-2da2-11e9-8744-e7016697f225) and their German equivalent as well of course the Dreadnought programme and also over the longer term hydrogen storage. Sales by Chesterfield to the O&G sector are likely to continue at reduced rates in the coming years; were told that 21 drill ships have been built and never used. Last year#’s sales were £1.5m which while double that of the previous year was down from £6.3m in 2015. The share price has softened since the AGM. I assume there is not much liquidity given the concentrated shareholder base and the company is rather out of sight and out of mind. Closing the Greenlane sale will help; a not too unsatisfactory resolution of the HSE case is required to lift the cloud and that can drag on perhaps till next year. What to me will be important are the Interims, which have come out in mid June in the last two years.Three things; we will be able to quantify how the improved order book of today and the last months has translated into cash generation and profits. We will get clarity on where the new CEO wants to take the company; and we should get some insights into how much if any the Hydration pay out will be. With 18.6 m shares the marcap is currently £15 or FWIW to put it another way twice the Tangible Net Worth of the Company. It makes one wonder about it being acquired. I have never thought of this before but once Greenlane had gone, the business will be much cleaner. That said given the shareholder base I would say possible but unlikely; even though private equity has plenty of firepower I do not see the logic. Perhaps there could be another industrial group who could make better use of its assets. From my understanding, I do not see closing the various plants as a goer given both the specialized machinery and more important the skilled work force and thus the great disruption it would cause. Any discussion of share price movements has to be on the basis that if any large holder wants to divest all bets are off.
cerrito
16/2/2019
11:49
I've taken some at the present lowly sp, in anticipation of in twelve months time the overall position of the business being much improved from the currently depressed level. f
fillipe
10/2/2019
12:52
This is what the AR said about the HSE situation and I am unsure of what further guidance they can give us quote Following the fatal accident at Chesterfield Special Cylinders Limited (“CSC”) in June 2015, other than the submission by CSC of written responses to questions from the Health and Safety Executive (“HSE”), there have been no further developments since the preliminary statement on 12 June 2018 and the HSE investigation into this accident remains ongoing. On 1 February 2016 the Sentencing Council’s new “Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Definitive Guideline” (2016) came into force. The guidelines set a range of fines dependent on the levels of harm and culpability. These levels are assessed by the Judge when sentencing and not at the time of charges being brought. We continue to cooperate fully with the HSE. Until the HSE investigation is complete CSC’s management and legal adviser are not in a position to assess what charges may be brought. As a result of this and the nature of the sentencing guidelines it is not possible to determine with any degree of certainty what, if any, financial penalties may be levied on CSC or any other Group company as a result of this investigation. At such time as the quantum and likelihood of any penalty is able to be reliably determined further disclosure or provision will be made in accordance with IAS 37 “Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets”. 32. Related party transactions Key management personnel are considered to be the Executive and Non-executi unquote
cerrito
08/2/2019
16:05
Moral of the story is do not hold shares that begin with P;as a holder of PFC I am well aware of the litigation risks and so was the market. The poor man at PRES died so long ago that I and I suspect the market did not factor it in and given the general illiquidity of the share I am pleasantly surprised it did not fall more. Am suspending judgement till after Tuesday.
cerrito
08/2/2019
14:18
Well I suppose they'll kind of base it on the size of the company as well as the extent of the failings. I can't imagine they'd actually want to bankrupt them.
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