IndustrialsConstruction and Materials
  • Price (GBX)462.00
  • Today's Change33.00 / 7.69%
  • Shares traded64.22k
  • 1 Year change+14.93%
  • Beta1.0019
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About the company

Ricardo plc is engaged in strategic engineering and environmental consultancy business that specialized in the transport, energy and scarce resources sectors. Its operating segments include Energy & Environment (EE), Rail, Defense, Performance Products (PP) and Automotive & Industrial (A&I). Rail operating serves the global rail market, delivering technical and engineering consultancy services. The Defense offers a range of engineering and software solutions and provides system-integration engineering for the United States Army’s ground inventory. The PP segment includes the Performance Products Manufacturing (PP). PP manufactures and assembly of niche components, prototypes, and complex products. The A&I segment serves customers worldwide in automotive and industrial, including passenger and light vehicles, commercial vehicles, off-highway vehicles, motorcycles, marine and aerospace.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)372.60m
  • Net income in GBP6.70m
  • Incorporated1927
  • Employees2.87k
  • Location
    Ricardo PLCShoreham-by-SeaSHOREHAM BY SEA BN43 5FGUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 127 345 5611
  • Fax+44 127 346 4124
  • Websitehttps://www.ricardo.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
RCDO:LSE since
Inside Infrastructure Pty LtdDeal completed07 Mar 202207 Mar 2022Deal completed22.87%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Anexo Group PLC118.24m19.15m142.77m926.007.341.,685.709.8911.3114.0016.0677.3776.9616.1919.04--7.540.33729.9536.2924.8455.4911.317.71--
Keystone Law Group PLC69.62m6.65m157.31m63.0023.898.3120.862.260.21020.21022.200.60381.97--4.381,105,012.0018.8214.5035.3426.7026.4326.629.558.26--96.170.055569.9626.5122.1953.6150.27-10.74--
Pebble Group PLC115.10m7.35m159.08m461.0021.682.1313.101.380.04380.04380.68460.44541.056.594.57249,676.806.68-0.86339.10-1.2436.4734.236.38-0.8281.3224.580.0944--39.739.2180.07--37.91--
Softline Holding Plc (GDR)1.62bn9.36m172.61m7.95k13.210.47816.280.10650.08630.086312.212.38------247,423.00--------15.58--0.565--1.321.670.2581--29.62--632.13------
Science Group PLC85.34m9.53m184.33m410.0019.612.6112.682.160.20550.20551.841.540.7989--7.54208,156.108.925.3112.647.44----11.167.321.637.830.1957--10.2517.0935.8328.31-25.88--
Tribal Group plc81.15m6.99m184.88m936.0026.833.9817.432.280.03270.03270.37750.22030.8928--7.0486,696.587.694.2414.358.5451.5350.698.624.32----0.047882.0311.23-2.109.99--35.35--
Macfarlane Group PLC264.47m13.75m185.25m1.04k13.451.936.980.69450.08620.0791.660.60131.369.434.81254,783.207.076.2111.2510.9533.8332.175.204.420.889314.500.320627.2525.808.0341.1917.8413.2610.41
Impellam Group plc2.41bn12.70m209.78m2.90k16.580.85575.800.08720.28040.364553.095.432.34--3.63829,310.401.250.69953.771.7912.2112.160.53220.3258--6.650.32528.9313.071.12138.32-28.54-6.69--
Begbies Traynor Group plc110.00m-500.00k225.05m895.00--2.6725.602.06-0.0032-0.00320.71170.5510.7572--2.33---0.34420.7185-0.47760.945243.4942.91-0.45451.13--17.250.1183448.6031.2217.23-426.80--29.079.73
Mears Group PLC919.66m22.72m226.36m5.50k10.111.042.770.24490.20070.20228.131.951.4041.886.98167,089.403.532.175.613.5520.6822.452.521.510.99165.580.493442.759.01-1.35205.73-9.60-7.48-7.32
Gateley Holdings PLC133.22m14.33m255.96m1.11k17.034.2012.281.920.12070.12071.120.48891.23--2.72119,698.1013.2417.2817.0828.24----10.7611.99--18.200.338649.2010.5012.6012.238.91-5.575.79
Ricardo plc372.60m6.70m260.38m2.87k39.801.459.330.71640.10780.10786.002.960.915712.753.13133,836.201.653.162.184.3533.1235.371.803.171.795.730.386868.12-0.05681.14126.15-41.86-1.83-17.64
Elixirr International PLC50.61m10.14m323.31m200.0033.713.6325.576.160.20030.20030.99851.860.5213--9.49253,055.0010.45--11.95--34.97--20.04----57.770.0575--66.93--111.58------
Wickes Group PLC1.53bn58.80m338.57m6.48k5.722.152.150.22550.2330.2336.080.61931.305.9241.04236,721.204.97--7.06--37.04--3.83--0.62273.800.8219--13.96--123.57------
Robert Walters PLC1.04bn37.80m384.36m4.05k9.962.186.580.36840.50120.501213.802.292.44--5.23298,823.208.867.2016.7915.6438.2232.563.632.50--18.030.342839.773.44-0.5638487.7210.9821.3719.14
Data as of Aug 12 2022. Currency figures normalised to Ricardo PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

49.30%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 19 Aug 20214.12m6.62%
J.O. Hambro Capital Management Ltd.as of 19 Aug 20213.99m6.41%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 23 Sep 20213.58m5.76%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 27 Aug 20213.08m4.96%
Impax Asset Management Ltd.as of 04 Jun 20213.03m4.87%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 19 Aug 20212.79m4.48%
BennBridge Ltd.as of 02 May 20222.68m4.30%
Gresham House Asset Management Ltd. (Investment Management)as of 19 Aug 20212.53m4.07%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 19 Aug 20212.48m3.98%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 19 Aug 20212.40m3.86%
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