Appen Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
$10.91
Change
0.250 (2.345%)
52 week
8.36 - 36.5

Last traded: Yesterday at 5:10 AM

Appen Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides data solutions and services for machine learning and artificial intelligence applications for technology companies, auto manufacturers, and government agencies in Australia, the United States, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Relevance and Speech and Image. The Relevance segment offers annotated training data, which is used as an input to enhance the performance of search engines, social media, and e-commerce applications. The Speech and Image segment provides training data that is used to build AI-based voice interface, translation, text analysis, AR/VR, and image perception systems. The company was formerly known as Appen Holdings Pty Limited and changed its name to Appen Limited in October 2014. Appen Limited was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Chatswood, Australia.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

31.40

PB ratio

2.51

Dividend yield

1.02%

Beta

0.79

Market cap

$1.26B

Enterprise value

$1.20B

Company profile

Primary activitiesLinguistics services
Industry / SectorInformation Technology Services / Technology
Full time employees1078
Websitehttp://www.appen.com
Mailing address9 Help Street Level 6 Chatswood NSW 2067 Australia
Phone / Fax61 2 9468 6300 / 61 2 9468 6311
Share registryLINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED

Dividends

More: Appen Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

Dividend yield

1.02%

Dividend amount

$0.11

Payout ratio

31.12%

5Y Avg. yield

0.72%

Appen paid $0.11 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 31 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 31.12%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.APX dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

APX's forward dividend amount is $0.09 and the forward dividend yield is 0.82%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Oct 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Appen.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Mark Ronald Gerard Brayan M.B.A., MBAMD, CEO & Exec. Director561.36M
Mr. Kevin B. Levine B.Com., Bcom, BAcc, CAChief Financial Officer714.09k
Mr. Tom Sharkey B.Sc.Sr. VP of Client Services851.93k
Mr. Wilson PangChief Technology Officer
Mr. Carl MiddlehurstCompany Sec. & Gen. Counsel
Ms. Kerri Reynolds B.A., M.B.A.Sr. VP of HR & Crowd Sourcing Operations
Dr. Roc Tian M.A., Ph.D.Sr. VP of China
Ms. Sujatha SagirajuSr. VP of Product
Mr. Ryan KollnVP of Corp. Devel.

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

6.65%

Operating margin

9.07%

Return on assets

5.58%

Return on equity

8.18%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Appen is 1.26B and its enterprise value is 1.20B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of APX is 2.68.

The APX's stocks Beta value is 0.79 making it 21% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Appen (ASX:APX) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Appen's Stock Symbol?

Appen trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "APX".

2. What is Appen's stock price today?

One share of APX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.91.

3. How can I contact Appen?

Appen's mailing address is 9 Help Street Level 6 Chatswood NSW 2067 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 2 9468 6300.

4. What is Appen's official website?

The official website of Appen is http://www.appen.com.

5. Which share registry manages Appen's stock?

Appen's stock is managed by LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED.