Solid State has issued a post-close trading update stating that FY21 performance is expected to be ahead of the consensus forecasts, which were upgraded in February to reflect positive trading up to that point. Broker consensus FY21e EPS has been raised by 8%. Consensus FY22 estimates, which were raised twice in March to reflect two separate acquisitions, have not been changed to reflect yesterday’s announcement.
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Solid State is a manufacturer of computing, power and communications products, and value added supplier of electronic components. This morning, the group has released a trading update pointing to the fact that profitability in the year to 31 March 2021 is now expected to be ahead of recently upwardly revised expectations. Principally, this has been driven by both pulled forward demand, partly as a result of increased customer stocking due to certain component shortages, as well as a strong contr
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The group’s trading update points to a strong end to the year, exceeding recently upgraded forecasts. March saw some orders pulled forward as customers mitigated supply chain challenges evident (freight and logistics issues, semiconductor shortages). We therefore upgrade FY21 adjusted EPS by 7.6%, keeping FY22 unchanged. Our price target also increases, in line with the EPS upgrade from 950p to 1020p, offering good upside to the current FY22 P/E rating of 15.2x. This is an encouraging update, co
Solid State has acquired Willow Technologies, a manufacturer and value-added distributor of electromechanical products. The initial consideration payable is c £5.5m cash (net), financed from existing resources. Broker consensus FY22 EPS has been raised by 9% to reflect the earnings enhancement in the first full year.
Solid State is a manufacturer of computing, power and communications products, and a value added supplier of electronic components. This morning, and just two days on from its acquisition of Active Silicon, Solid State has announced the acquisition of Willow Technologies, including its US subsidiary American Electronic Components (AEC), a manufacturer and value added distributor of electro-mechanical products used in strategically important markets such as EV. The gross initial consideration pai
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The group has made its second acquisition this week, announcing the acquisition of the Willow Technologies Group for an initial effective consideration of £5.5m. It is a good strategic fit, offering a springboard into the US and enhancing the group’s existing product offering, with good exposure to growth markets. We maintain our FY21 forecasts, with a full contribution in FY22 enhancing EPS by 9.4% to 55.2p. We likewise raise our PT by 9.4% to 950p, pointing to a fair value of 17.2x, attractive
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Solid State is a manufacturer of computing, power and communications products, and a value added supplier of electronic components. This morning, and one week on from its recent positive trading update, the group has announced the acquisition of Active Silicon, a specialist designer and manufacturer of circuit board level solutions for high-performance digital image capture, processing and transmission. The gross initial consideration stands at £6.3m; however, net of cash this falls to £2.7m, im
Solid State has acquired Active Silicon, which designs and manufactures imaging and embedded vision systems that support the capture, processing and transmission of image data in high performance and critical environments. The initial consideration payable is £2.7m cash (net), financed from existing resources. Broker consensus FY22 EPS has been raised by 5% to reflect the earnings enhancement in the first full year.
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The group has announced the acquisition, of Active Silicon, a digital image processing and transmission business for an effective cost of £2.7m. It is complementary and additive to the group’s position in opto-electronics and embedded computing. The acquisition is EPS enhancing in its first year, with a 4% upgrade to 50.4p. We also raise our PT by 4% from 835p to 868p, offering decent upside to the current share price. This bolt-on acquisition should be taken well as a useful strategic enhanceme
Solid State’s trading update states that FY21 adjusted profits are likely to be ahead of consensus estimates and FY20, which was itself a record performance. Noting the potential impact of global semiconductor supply chain issues and continued customer uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic, management expects FY22 performance to be comparable with this year.
Solid State is a manufacturer of computing, power and communications products, and value added supplier of electronic components. This morning, the group has released a short trading update, pointing to the fact that profitability in the year to 31 March 2021 is now expected to be ahead of market consensus estimates and above the previous financial year, itself a record performance. This has been principally driven by a stronger mix of revenue for higher value-added products, services and soluti
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Trading results were in line with expectations, though with a larger than expected tax credit, EPS was ahead of expectations. The strong increase in revenues was boosted by the acquisition of SCL, while pandemic effects have been experienced on both customer demand and the supply chain. The rescheduling of EV production into early 2022, as well as supply chain issues, will affect FY21 sales and profits, partly offset by further new customer wins. We therefore reduce forecasts with EPS of 2.8p mo
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