£30.6m market cap

33.5p last close

1Spatial’s core technology validates, rectifies and enhances customers’ geospatial data. The combination of its software and advisory services reduces the need for costly manual checking and correcting of data.

Investment summary

1Spatial’s transition plan appears to be on track. Recent contract wins, US trends and mobile solutions should both sustain growth and ensure it reaches profitability and positive free cash flow targets. In the longer term, its ambition to become a leading location master data management (LMDM) supplier has the potential to enhance both its competitive position and strategic value. Success is not guaranteed but we would argue that, trading at c 1.3x FY21e EV/sales, nor is it factored into the valuation.

Y/E Jan
Revenue (£m)
PBT (£m)
EPS (fd) (p)
P/E (x)
P/CF (x)
2017A 15.1 (0.9) (12.8) (1.75) N/A N/A
2018A 16.9 0.4 (1.5) (2.30) N/A 83.5
2019E 17.8 1.0 (1.0) (1.15) N/A N/A
2020E 18.8 1.7 0.5 0.44 73.4 16.6
Last updated on 23/10/2018
Industry outlook

The GIS industry is large and growing – P&S Market Research estimates the global GIS software, services and hardware market at US$9.0bn, forecasting a 10.1% CAGR to reach US$17.5bn by 2023. Software is estimated to account for around half of this market at present, with growth forecast at c 9% through 2023, whereas the revenue opportunity for services is expected to grow more rapidly – at c 12% from around US$3.5bn at present.

Last updated on 23/10/2018
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Balance sheet
Forecast net cash (£m) 5.8
Forecast gearing ratio (%) N/A
Price performance
Actual (10.1) (21.5) (21.5)
Relative* (12.6) (19.7) (12.5)
52-week high/low 4.2p/2.8p
*% relative to local index
Key management
Andy Roberts Chairman
Claire Milverton CEO
Nicole Payne Financial Accountant

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