Innovators

Dentsu Group (4324): Initiation - Simplification to boost growth and margins

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:03am

The balance sheet has been strengthened by the sale of most of the Recruit shareholding and Dentsu is considering a sale and leaseback of its Tokyo headquarters.

Key Points: 
  • The balance sheet has been strengthened by the sale of most of the Recruit shareholding and Dentsu is considering a sale and leaseback of its Tokyo headquarters.
  • Restructuring inevitably means some short-term disruption, but this should drive revenue growth (targeted at 3-4% CAGR FY21-24) and improve margins.
  • Successful implementation of management's plans, simplifying the structure and driving profitability, should help drive shareholder value and underpin the rating.
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Edison Investment Research Limited: John Laing Group (JLG): Grow, optimise and enhance

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 8:01am

Edison Investment Research Limited: John Laing Group (JLG): Grow, optimise and enhance

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  • Edison Investment Research Limited: John Laing Group (JLG): Grow, optimise and enhance
    John Laing Group (JLG): Grow, optimise and enhance
    CEO Ben Loomes set out his strategic vision for John Laing Group (JLG) at its capital markets day in November.
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  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in-market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Edison Oncology to Participate in the 10th Annual SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 4:24pm

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Edison Oncology Holding Corp., a company established to develop and commercialize new therapies targeting the fight against cancer, today announced that Dennis Brown, Ph.D., chairman and Jeffrey Bacha, chief executive officer, will participate in the SVB Leerink 10th Annual Global Healthcare Conference to be held virtually on Monday, February 22 Friday, February 26, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Edison Oncology Holding Corp., a company established to develop and commercialize new therapies targeting the fight against cancer, today announced that Dennis Brown, Ph.D., chairman and Jeffrey Bacha, chief executive officer, will participate in the SVB Leerink 10th Annual Global Healthcare Conference to be held virtually on Monday, February 22 Friday, February 26, 2021.
  • Mr. Brown and Mr. Bacha will be available to meet with members of the investment community in virtual one-on-one meetings during the conference.
  • Edison Oncology was founded in 2018 by experienced life science industry veterans to develop and commercialize new therapies targeting the fight against cancer.
  • Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on current expectations but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties.

XENDEE Microgrid Cloud Computing Platform Announced as 2021 Edison Awards Finalist for Critical Human Infrastructure

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 5:20pm

The XENDEE Microgrid Cloud Computing Platform has been announced as a category winner in the 2021 Edison Awards for Critical Human Infrastructure.

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  • The XENDEE Microgrid Cloud Computing Platform has been announced as a category winner in the 2021 Edison Awards for Critical Human Infrastructure.
  • The award ceremony itself takes place on Thomas Edisons birthday, April 22nd, at the Luminary Hotel in Fort Myers, Florida.
  • This year saw the integration of an incredible amount of new features into the XENDEE platform, both from a technical and useability standpoint, remarked Scott Mitchell, MSCS, Chief Software Architect at XENDEE.
  • The entire group is extremely pleased to be recognized for our work in the field of Critical Human Infrastructure by the Edison Awards committee, said Michael Stadler, Ph.D., CTO of XENDEE.

World-changing innovations announced by the 2021 Edison Awards

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thomas Edison's 174th birthday, the Edison Awards announces the 2021 Edison Best New Product Award Finalists that will be recognized and honored at the Fort Myers Caloosa Sound Convention Center on April 21- 23, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thomas Edison's 174th birthday, the Edison Awards announces the 2021 Edison Best New Product Award Finalists that will be recognized and honored at the Fort Myers Caloosa Sound Convention Center on April 21- 23, 2021.
  • For a complete list of the 2021 Edison Awards finalists go to https://edisonawards.com/finalists2021.php .
  • For more information on the 2021 Finalists, event attendance, and exhibiting, go to www.edisonawards.com .
  • The Edison Awards are operated by the Edison Universe a 501c3 non profit organization with the mission of recognizing, honoring and fostering innovations and innovators.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Premier Miton Global Renewables Trust (PMGR): Initiation - On the crest of a renewable energy wave

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 8:01am

Premier Miton Global Renewables Trust (PMGR) is the new name of Premier Global Infrastructure Trust, reflecting an official change in mandate in late 2020 that codified an established shift towards renewable energy stocks in recent years.

Key Points: 
  • Premier Miton Global Renewables Trust (PMGR) is the new name of Premier Global Infrastructure Trust, reflecting an official change in mandate in late 2020 that codified an established shift towards renewable energy stocks in recent years.
  • PMGR is arguably unique among UK investment companies for its broad global focus on renewable energy securities, aiming for both income (current yield c 5.5%) and capital growth.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Draper Esprit (GROW): Initiation - Europe's leading pureplay listed VC

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 8:01am

Through a diversified investment holding company, Draper Esprit provides liquid exposure to a growing portfolio of Europe's leading, high-growth tech start-ups, an investment class that is hard to access for the public market investor.

Key Points: 
  • Through a diversified investment holding company, Draper Esprit provides liquid exposure to a growing portfolio of Europe's leading, high-growth tech start-ups, an investment class that is hard to access for the public market investor.
  • In our view, Draper Esprit's 15.1% FY16-20 NAV/share CAGR, together with the latent value in its portfolio, justify a premium rating.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Con Edison Customers Made 2020 an Impressive Year for Solar Energy

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 6:45pm

Con Edison encourages customers to consider solar energy and tries to make the installation process faster, easier, and less expensive.

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  • Con Edison encourages customers to consider solar energy and tries to make the installation process faster, easier, and less expensive.
  • The device can save a solar customer upwards of $1,000 and is available following a successful pilot program in 2019.
  • The company also sought and received New York State Public Service Commission approval to shorten the process for customers with solar projects up to 5 megawatts.
  • Through its Clean Energy Businesses, Con Edison Inc. is the second largest solar producer in North America and seventh largest in the world.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Triple Point Social Housing REIT (SOHO): Initiation - Social impact returning secure income

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 8:01am

Triple Point Social Housing REIT (SOHO) has grown its portfolio strongly since IPO, bringing a much-needed new supply of supported housing to market and building its base of secure income.

Key Points: 
  • Triple Point Social Housing REIT (SOHO) has grown its portfolio strongly since IPO, bringing a much-needed new supply of supported housing to market and building its base of secure income.
  • The FY20e DPS of 5.18p represents a yield of c 5%, with good prospects for indexed growth.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Con Edison Outlines Pathway To Climate Resiliency And Adaptation

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 4:00pm

In a report issued today, Con Edison details how it will incorporate climate change into its planning, design, operations, and emergency response.

Key Points: 
  • In a report issued today, Con Edison details how it will incorporate climate change into its planning, design, operations, and emergency response.
  • Con Edison's energy infrastructure is vulnerable to climate change, and the company recognizes the global scientific consensus that these changes are accelerating.
  • Con Edison is already using its climate change projections for decision making in areas such as power supply forecasting, and will integrate climate considerations into other processes beginning in 2021.
  • Con Edison analyzed climate vulnerabilities across its energy delivery systems, culminating in a landmark study released in 2019.