Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Tandem Group Plc LSE:TND London Ordinary Share GB00B460T373 ORD 25P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 200.00p 190.00p 210.00p 200.00p 200.00p 200.00p 550 07:35:26
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Leisure Goods 32.5 1.9 32.3 6.2 9

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06/2/2013
07:54
At last year's AGM it was pretty much said that they would find it difficult to make much headway with existing businesses and an acquisition would be needed for any step change forward. ( despite the rather chequered history on acquisitions). Well, that is out the window !!
graham1ty
06/2/2013
07:40
Hi Graham, The impact on the P&L will be in next year's results. Although not exactly rocket science it will do more for profitability than anything else they have done, a net gain of 300k py is a 40% increase in profitability. Remember, only 1600k is increased debt so it will have self-financed in 6 years. That said the rest of the statement is very uninspiring in such a good year for cycling. At least it seems their premium cycles are starting to make some headway but as always this company seems to just drift overall. I reckon slightly positive on balance but share price will probably drift down slightly.
puffintickler
06/2/2013
07:29
Good.....bad....good....bad....
cwa1
06/2/2013
07:23
Typical TND statement......bit of this, bit of that. Bicycles not doing well in record Olympic year......but maybe more profitable.....both divisions behind.....but probably ahead..... I suppose the single statement that "Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2012 was similar to the prior period at approximately £29 million and profit was ahead of the previous period" has to be positive..... Buying the freehold.....why ??? I suppose it helps the p&l longer term and it may be a good offer. BUT, bang goes no net debt ( and not stated what the position will be now); reduced chance of divi increases; unlikely more buy backs; what about the acquisition they have been talking about ?; AND I want a profitable bicycle business, not a property holding company.... Overall, my guess would be opens fractionally down ???
graham1ty
31/1/2013
19:32
neverforget - I am stating current purchases implies they are very comfortable about cashflow which is a good sign nothing more than that.
amt
31/1/2013
17:24
Cash and cash equivalents £2,018 Financial liabilities £3,656 net debt 1638g that is more than what they have spent on shares which means they would have been in a net debt position anyway
neverforget
31/1/2013
16:58
Net debt - are you sure about that??
supreme mo
31/1/2013
16:28
We all know why they did the majority of those share buybacks and at such a high price compared to its trading average!!
davidosh
31/1/2013
13:51
amt you are joking right? put it this way over the past 2 years tnd have spent £1321948 of our money buying back shares. the average price they have paid for these shares was £1.33. that means those shares are now worth about £847319 that is a loss of nearly £470g. not a good investment is it. as for plenty of cash the company has now gone into a net debt position. they just dont have a clue
neverforget
30/1/2013
19:12
share buyback shows they think its undervalued and have plenty of cash to play with.
amt
30/1/2013
17:57
AMT ? WHY GOOD for tandem>? tiger
castleford tiger
25/1/2013
12:56
Casdon are another toy and leisure company that announced excellent interim results today. They announced the following in their current trading statement... 'UK sales continue to rise across the whole product range. This welcome situation being facilitated in part by the flexibility of ' on line' traders websites, who can upload 50% or more of the company's range. The products can be selected directly from our own image server, and down loaded to their own system. This process can be done worldwide. The order volumes they achieve determines their own risk strategies when they place orders with us, in trade quantities.' http://www.investegate.co.uk/casdon-plc-(cdy)/rns/half-yearly-report/201301250700053381W/ I am sure that I am not alone in thinking that Tandem have been a long way behind the curve in having deals through online offerings and standing still supplying independents may pay the bills but is not providing any return for us longstanding shareholders who have provided the risk capital. The share price is exactly the same as when I first bought five years ago with very little in the way of dividends. Meanwhile bike companies harnessing the internet have done wonderfully well.
davidosh
25/1/2013
07:20
Perhaps share buy back. That would be a good sign.
amt
24/1/2013
15:58
It's alive....just..... Certainly would be nice to get a post Xmas trading update. But I guess we're only shareholders....
cwa1
15/1/2013
11:59
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/9802351/Halfords-to-stock-Wiggins-victory-bike.html should be good for Tandem
amt
13/1/2013
23:37
Is anyone alive out there?! will we be blessed with a post Christmas trading update do we think?
supreme mo
17/12/2012
11:09
The cycle industry may be booming but we seem to be missing out. The bigger players are buying containers direct? The smaller players are being squeezed. Either we take a leap forward and buy out the manufactuer of the bikes or we will never see and up turn. I think the business needs to re focus and i would start by having a full SR. Tiger
castleford tiger
27/11/2012
11:18
Certainly hope not that bad and think if that is the view of the Board then a specific announcement would have to be made. The interims said profits would be "behind last year". I know that covers a multitude of sins, but "behind" sounds to me like 10-12p as I suggested above. 6-7p would be half last years level and a disaster
graham1ty
27/11/2012
07:56
what do you think eps will be for this year? 6-7 p?
supreme mo
26/11/2012
12:48
Yes, agree entirely. Two issues here: 1) is trading super-duper, can TND do anything about it ?; A, maybe not, maybe not 2) given that, given that should still produce 10-12p of earnings, is the valuation right ? No !
graham1ty
26/11/2012
09:36
Sorry my maths at fault but do you get where I am coming from?
supreme mo
26/11/2012
08:02
40% higher !!! 140p is 75% higher. it hit 170p at one stage if I recall, so over 100% above this level a while ago....
graham1ty
25/11/2012
16:22
Unbelievable - company has to issue an rns for purchase of just over 300 shares - the rns itself costs nearly that to list. You would think (and hope as an investor) that the company would try to purchase some in the market on the same day to get value for the rns notification. Graham, I have said it all along, the company seems to be running this like a private company. I honestly see no value in this company being listed. There are very few market updates and no clear growth plan, the spread is horrendous which discourages new investors/liquidity. Despite the above, there is no disputing that there is value in the company and every share TND buys, that's one less which can be sold. Market Makers seem reluctant to see TND buying as a positive thing, so why don't the company call market makers bluff i.e. get the broker to call the market maker to make a price for say 50k - 100k shares - they may quote 5-10p out but if TND actually buys them (at higher price) it will be interesting to see how the market will get that amount of stock back in..... they will have no option to bid up the price as mm's ideally like to keep a balanced book (not be too short or too long). The company were willing to buy Mr Burgess' shares off him at 40% higher than they are now so what would be the difference?
supreme mo
23/11/2012
16:00
I make that 95,346 bought at an average price of 86.05p ( pre expenses), costing £82,047 in this year's buybacks. Share price on first purchase 83.5p Bid price now: 80p Impact: zero The Company has just shrunk by c£100,000. On their reported shares in issue of 4,571,154, at the bid price of 80p, we are down to £3.7m market cap....... Hey ho
graham1ty
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