Last 307.40 GBp
Change Today +1.10 / 0.36%
Volume 95.9K
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alent plc (ALNT) Snapshot

Open
309.50 GBp
Previous Close
306.30 GBp
Day High
311.90 GBp
Day Low
303.30 GBp
52 Week High
09/11/13 - 392.00 GBp
52 Week Low
11/12/13 - 297.80 GBp
Market Cap
856.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
213.6K
EPS TTM
0.22 GBp
Shares Outstanding
278.5M
EX-Date
05/14/14
P/E TM
13.9x
Dividend
9.56 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.09%
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alent plc (ALNT) Details

Alent plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies engineered specialty chemicals and materials primarily for use in the electronics, industrial, and automotive markets worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Assembly Materials and Surface Chemistries. It offers semiconductor fabrication materials, such as copper damascene electroplating chemistry, which provides the ‘wires’ within a semiconductor integrated circuit chip; semiconductor packaging materials, including solder spheres for ball grid arrays and chip-scale packages, die attach adhesives, and copper pillar electroplating chemistry; and interconnect materials, principally electroplating chemistries for fabrication of printed circuit boards. The company also offers non-electronic electroplating products and services for automotive applications, which include decorative, wear-resistant, and corrosion-resistant applications; metals recycling services; and water treatment products. Alent plc was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Woking, the United Kingdom.

2,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/10/14
Founded in 2012

alent plc (ALNT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Director and Member of Finan...
Total Annual Compensation: 453.0K GBP
Group Finance Director, Director and Member o...
Total Annual Compensation: 310.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

alent plc (ALNT) Key Developments

Alent plc Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013 ; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2014

Alent plc reported audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, the company reported revenue of £684.7 million compared to £713.9 million a year ago. Operating profit was £84.6 million compared to £87.5 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £77.7 million compared to £73.2 million a year ago. Profit was £61.6 million or 22.1 pence per diluted share compared to £45 million or 16.2 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £74.6 million compared to £39.6 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was £13.7 million compared to £21.9 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £94.1 million compared to £97.2 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £88 million compared to £89 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 24.1 pence per share compared to 24.6 pence a year ago. Adjusted cash generated from operations was £102.8 million compared to £86 million a year ago. Net debt as on December 31, 2013 was £96.5 million down 33.2% from £144.4 million as on December 31, 2012. EBITDA was £103.1 million compared to £111.9 million a year ago. Adjusted free cash flow was £73.2 million compared to £49.1 million a year ago. Return on invested capital of 12.6% for 2013 is broadly similar to that of 2012. The company expected capital expenditure to be running at 1.0 - 1.5 times depreciation in 2014 and beyond.

Alent Mulls Acquisitions

Alent plc (LSE:ALNT) is looking for acquisitions. The company stated, “Our manufacturing footprint continues to be strengthened with our new Surface Chemistries facility in Shanghai now being commissioned and construction of the new facility in Chennai, India to be commissioned during 2014. We continue to migrate away from lower margin, commoditised products to focus on higher margin, higher value, enhanced technology products. The constant evolution through product innovation means that we expect further gradual margin improvement across our product portfolio. We are an asset light, strong free cash generative business. We continue to invest in the business to support organic growth and will pursue appropriately sized acquisitions focusing on technology or bolt-on market share led consolidations.”

Alent plc Recommends Final Dividend, Payable on June 19, 2014

The board of Alent plc is recommending a 4.2% increase in the full year dividend, with a final dividend for 2013 of 5.71 pence per share making a total of 8.60 pence for the year (2012: 8.25 pence). This is equivalent to 2.8 times dividend cover from adjusted EPS. The final dividend, if approved at the Annual General Meeting on 19 May 2014, is to be paid on 19 June 2014 to shareholders on the register on 16 May 2014.

 

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