Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Ramsdens Holdings LSE:RFX London Ordinary Share GB00BDR6V192 ORD GBP0.01
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 160.00p 66,047 15:27:29
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
158.00p 162.00p 161.50p 159.50p 161.50p
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Financial 39.94 6.31 16.30 9.8 49.3

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20/7/2018
09:20
Ramsdens Daily Update: Ramsdens Holdings is listed in the General Financial sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker RFX. The last closing price for Ramsdens was 160p.
Ramsdens Holdings has a 4 week average price of 159.50p and a 12 week average price of 159.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 215p while the 1 year low share price is currently 140p.
There are currently 30,837,653 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 100,205 shares. The market capitalisation of Ramsdens Holdings is £49,340,244.80.
19/7/2018
10:41
lammylover: Hi RP, thanks for the response. I have dropped the IR and CFO an email flagging up that most AIM companies put out a trading statement on the morning of an AGM, even if its just "trading in line" and also an RNS on the afternoon, with details of voting. Have also flagged up that share price is now 25% below year high price (despite decent final dividend hike to 4.4p) and said this is down to PI concerns about large Director sells and poor communication. I am tempted to buy more at 162p hoping for a bounce... In terms of the voting resolutions; it looks like the additions to this years AGM are for the Directors to raise money by issuing new shares for refinancing / acquisition. This wasn't on last years document. I would think that the fund managers will be concerned about dilution and what the BOD plan next; seeing as they sold a lot of shares with no reason given... Just my thoughts, for what they are worth! Rich
18/7/2018
16:20
shanklin: I suspect RFX is a decently run company but I am concerned by: - the staycation trend persisting as reflected in the share price of companies such as OTB and TCG, and hitting RFX's FX business - the declining gold price. Hence sold my RFX shares a few days ago, at a manageable loss. I hope for all continuing holders that I am proved wrong.
26/6/2018
17:47
podgyted: They've essentially done a placing since they all sold at 180p (think Shanklin above is right) - but whereas normally this would result in the share price drifting down to 180p, they've engineered a situation where the share price has gone down to 173p. Probably not their finest hour.
17/6/2018
09:07
igoe104: IC Comment. Ramsdens upgrades yet again Simon Thompson Middlesbrough-based Ramsdens (RFX:197p), a diversified and fast-growing financial services company, joined London’s junior market early last year, and has been posting a series of earnings beats ever since. To put the upgrade cycle into perspective, when I suggested buying the shares, at 132p ('A jewel in the north', 12 Jun 2017), analyst Justin Bates at Liberum Capital predicted the company would deliver pre-tax profit of £4.8m and EPS of 12.6p in the financial year to the end of March 2018. He subsequently upgraded his estimates twice last autumn to £6.23m and 16.2p, respectively. In the event, Ramsdens increased pre-tax profit by 56 per cent to £6.31m and delivered EPS of 16.4p, up from £4m and 10.1p in the 2017 financial year. The fivefold rise in the payout to 6.6p a share was better than I had expected and is supported by a bumper operating cash inflow of £5.5m, which boosted closing net funds by a third to £12.7m, a sum worth 41p a share. This provides the directors ample capital to finance a planned store roll-out programme of 10 new stores this year at an average cash cost of £220,000 each. A 30-month payback period for their investment highlights the high returns to be made. The cash pile also offers firepower for the directors to make small bolt-on acquisitions on the pawnbroking side of the business, with a view to cross-selling Ramsdens' full product range in the acquired businesses. It makes sense to do so in light of the success the company is enjoying. Specific profit drivers A key driver behind this stellar organic growth story has been the company’s highly competitive foreign currency arm, which exchanged £483m-worth of currency, up from £408m in the previous financial year, for 687,000 retail customers. Total commission rose by more than a quarter to £11.3m to account for 40 per cent of the company’s total gross profit of £28.3m, partly reflecting the 13 per cent growth in transactions but also a focus on margin pricing, with Ramsdens increasing its cut from 2.2 per cent to 2.33 per cent per transaction. There was also a strong contribution from the company’s pawnbroking operation, which has 34,000 customers and raised its loan book by 8 per cent to £6.4m. Interest income increased at even faster rate, up 14 per cent to £7m to account for 25 per cent of Ramsdens’ gross profits, reflecting higher lending on jewellery. The company has been able to do so because it has been scaling up its jewellery retail operations by cross-selling to its 800,000 customers through the 131 store network and increasing its online presence. The jewellery retail business increased revenues by more than a third to £8m and lifted gross profits by a quarter to £4.1m. Value on offer Admittedly, investors are cottoning onto the ongoing growth story, which is why the company’s share price is up 46 per cent in the past year. However, there is still value on offer as net of cash on the balance sheet the shares are still only rated on nine times Liberum’s conservative looking upgraded EPS estimates of 17p for the new financial year. They also offer a prospective dividend yield of 3.6 per cent based on a payout of 7.1p a share. So, having last advised buying the shares at 185p ahead of the full-year results (‘Riding earnings momentum, 16 April 2018), I feel a new target of 225p a share is warranted to value the equity at £69.5m and give the company an enterprise value of £56m net of cash, or seven times annual cash profits. Moreover, even if my target is achieved it still represents a ratings discount to rival H&T (HAT:351p), which is rated on eight times this year’s likely cash profits to enterprise value. I included H&T, at 289p, in my 2017 Bargain Shares Portfolio, since when the board have paid out total dividends of 15.8p, and have a 400p target based on a 2018 cash profit multiple of nine times (‘Bargain Shares: Beating the market Part II’, 14 Mar 2018). With scope for the ratings discount to its larger rival to narrow, and the company making a good start to the new financial year, Ramsden’s shares rate a buy.
09/6/2018
10:30
igoe104: These small-cap growth stocks still feel like the market's best kept secrets. But for how long? https://tinyurl.com/yc7pex6j Pawnbroker, jeweller and foreign exchange specialist Ramsdens Holdings(LSE: RFX) was my top pick for 2018. Based on today's full-year results and the market's reaction to them, this looks to have been one of my better calls. Reporting "continued growth across all business segments" this morning, group revenue at the small-cap rose 16% to just under £40m over the 12 months to the end of March. The diversified firm's Foreign Currency Exchange and Retail divisions were the standout performers, with revenue growing 26% (to £11.3m) and 35% (to £8m), respectively. That said, the pawnbroking arm continues to tick along nicely with revenue here rising 14% to £7m. Precious metals revenue rose by a single percentage point to just under £11m. The most interesting number to catch my eye, however, was the 242% increase in online jewellery sales over the reporting period. This, combined with the 117% rise in its Click & Collect currency exchange service, is further evidence that Ramsden's focus on building its IT infrastructure and digital presence is really starting to reap benefits. Speaking of which, underlying pre-tax profit soared by 60% to £6.5m, compared to the £4m achieved in the previous financial year. Based on the 16.3p earnings per share achieved in 2017/18, Ramsdens is currently trading on a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of just under 12. That still looks very reasonable considering the company also had a net cash position of £12.7m at the end of March, compared to £9.5m in the previous year. Aside from the value on offer, income hunters should also be encouraged by the 400%+ rise in the (easily covered) dividend from 1.3p to 6.6p. Ramsdens might not shoot the lights out in terms of share price performance but, as a gentle grower in a market where many companies continue to over-promise and under-deliver, I believe it remains an excellent candidate for small-cap-focused portfolios
24/5/2018
13:13
igoe104: Not sure why the recent weakness in the share price, results are only two weeks away and we already know RFX results will be slightly above expectations.
06/3/2018
11:34
glasshalfull: Unsurprisingly, we all retain different investment strategies. I’m holding on to my RFX, believing it will grow substantially in the months & years ahead. I’ve no idea where the share price will be tomorrow or a months time so no interest in trading the share. In other words, a long term buy and hold from 120p. There will of course be bumps along the way but I’d hazard that the company will continue to grow over the next few years and of course should that occur then the share price will take care of itself...while offering a decent dividend yield meantime. So bottom drawer for me in absence of news to the contrary...and perhaps a top-up if the share price comes back further. Kind regards GHF
05/3/2018
16:14
lammylover: Bought in today at 188p. Share price has drifted a bit creating a buying opportunity in my opinion, before year end results.
06/2/2018
09:00
lammylover: Practically all shares down this morning, due to change in global sentiment / concerns about market stimulus being gradually withdrawn. MMs using it to set prices low to scare PIs into selling rather than losing more money OR selling to lock in profits. RFX no different to other profitable small companies. Share price now 20% below year high = buying opportunity!! GLA Rich
27/11/2017
08:53
yump: Well we've got it unless someone else spots something else !! Be interesting to see what happens with the share price - there was the 'usual' markup, but this doesn't seem to be followed by traders, so I imagine any significant share price rises are going to be based on more considered investments.
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