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Ashmore Group

Current Price 379.74p Bid 379.00p Ask 379.20p Change -1.40%
Last Updated: 26/05/2018 01:15. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Ashmore Group plc is a specialist active, value-oriented emerging markets asset manager, with a leading position in emerging markets fixed income investment management within global US dollar debt; local currencies and local currency debt; special situations/distressed debt; and has a growing participation in equities. The Company currently focuses on four emerging markets investment themes - Global US Dollar, Global Local Currency, Special Situations/Distressed Debt and Equities - and has a track record of delivering strong, long-term investment performance. Across these diversified investment strategies, as at 30 June 2006, members of the Group managed 13 Ashmore sponsored funds (including open-ended and closed-ended funds), 12 segregated accounts, nine white label funds (funds distributed under another firm's brand) and two structured products ('the Funds'). Ashmore currently has AuM of over US$21 billion. Headquartered in London, with offices in New York and Hong Kong, the Company currently employs 52 staff, including 17 investment professionals and a seven person legal team. The business that is now branded 'Ashmore' was originally formed as a division of ANZ Group and was subsequently bought out by senior executives in early 1999. The Funds managed by Ashmore have a growing investor base of over 1,800 investors across the investment themes, predominantly institutional, with efficient distribution through the Company's own sales force and over 30 distribution agreements and other investment arrangements in place. As at 30 June 2006, approximately 89% of these investors were institutions, such as corporates, financial institutions, government agencies, foundations, pension plans and funds of funds, and the remaining 11% consisted primarily of high net worth individuals. As at 30 June 2006, the top 20 investors in Funds accounted for 60% of Fund AuM, and the top five investors accounted for 35% of Fund AuM.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/06/2017

Turnover
£257.60m
Operating Profit
£166.80m
Dividend Yield
4.27
Dividend Per Share
16.65
Dividend Cover
1.51
P/E Ratio
15.54

Key Personnel

Mark Langhorn Coombs
Chief Executive Officer
Tom Adam Shippey
Group Finance Director
Peter John Gibbs
Non-Executive Chairman
Clive Peter Adamson
Non-Executive Director
David Jonathan Bennett
Non-Executive Director
Dame Anne Fyfe Pringle
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ASHM
ISIN
GB00B132NW22
Shares in Issue
712,740,804
Market cap
£2,776.84m

Analyst Views (10)

Strong Buy
 
20.00%
Buy
 
10.00%
Hold
 
60.00%
Sell
 
10.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
379.00p
Bid Price
379.00p
Ask Price
379.20p
Volume
1379054
Change Today
-5.40p
% Change Today
-1.40%
Open
386.00p
Previous Close
379.00p
Intraday High
386.00p
Intraday Low
378.52p
52 Week High
447.20p
52 Week Low
318.90p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Ashmore Group Intra-day Chart

Ashmore Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 22 May 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 27 Apr 2018 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 26 Apr 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 26 Apr 2018 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 24 Apr 2018 | 12:00 Director Deals - Ashmore Group PLC (ASHM) 20 Apr 2018 | 17:35 Miners lift FTSE 17 Apr 2018 | 16:49 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 17 Apr 2018 | 12:30 FTSE follows US higher 17 Apr 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 17 Apr 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 22 Feb 2018 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 09 Feb 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 08 Feb 2018 | 09:20 Ashmore Group AuM grows, pretax profit falls 08 Feb 2018 | 07:51 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 31 Jan 2018 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 17 Jan 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 16 Jan 2018 | 13:20 Pound falls as UK inflation data fails to impress 16 Jan 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 16 Jan 2018 | 11:50 Ashmore AuM up 7% at $69.5bn 16 Jan 2018 | 07:25 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 12 Jan 2018 | 14:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 13 Dec 2017 | 10:50 Ashmore non-exec to step down 06 Dec 2017 | 14:25 Director Deals - Ashmore Group PLC (ASHM) 05 Dec 2017 | 12:00 Director Deals - Ashmore Group PLC (ASHM) 05 Dec 2017 | 11:55 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 19 Oct 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 18 Oct 2017 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 18 Oct 2017 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 16 Oct 2017 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ashmore Group PLC 16 Oct 2017 | 09:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Tangible Assets
1.6
2.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
79.9
82.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
52.9
38.0
Total Non-Current Assets
134.4
122.7
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
70.9
61.2
Cash & Receivables
432.5
364.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
285.9
327.4
Total Assets
923.7
875.3

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Short Term Liabilities
187.8
160.3
Long Term Liabilities
9.2
5.2
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
29.8
Total Liabilities
197.0
195.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Net Assets
726.7
680.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Share Capital
0.0
0.0
Minority Interests
2.3
3.3
Retained Earnings
4.6
654.7
Share Premium Account
703.2
15.7
Other Equity
16.6
6.3
Total Equity
726.7
680.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
123.3
98.5
Cashflow Before Financing
198.0
71.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
73.9
-37.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2016
Turnover
257.6
232.5
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
166.8
137.9
Pre-Tax Profit
206.2
167.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
169.5
128.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
08 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
02 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017
H1 Dividend
09 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
H2 Dividend
03 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
H1 Dividend
03 Mar 2016
01 Apr 2016
H2 Dividend
05 Nov 2015
04 Dec 2015
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2015
10 Apr 2015
H2 Dividend
06 Nov 2014
05 Dec 2014
H1 Dividend
05 Mar 2014
11 Apr 2014
H2 Dividend
06 Nov 2013
06 Dec 2013
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