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Abcam is a life sciences company that identifies and develops biological reagents and tools. The company provides antibodies, binders, and assays, including primary and secondary antibodies, ELISA and matched antibody pairs, knockout cell lines and lysates, multiplex assays, agonists, antagonists, activators, inhibitors, as well as proteins and peptides. Its products are applicable in research, drug discovery, and diagnostics.

TypePublic
Founded1998
Websiteabcam.com
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)1,492(+30%)
Job Openings108
Revenue (FY, 2020)£260 M
Share Price (Mar 2021)$19.3 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Abcam

Alan Hirzel

Alan Hirzel

Chief Executive Officer
Peter Allen

Peter Allen

Non-Executive Chairman
Jonathan Milner

Jonathan Milner

Deputy Chairman
Michael S Baldock

Michael S Baldock

Chief Financial Officer
Giles Kerr

Giles Kerr

Non-Executive Director
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Abcam Office Locations

Abcam has offices in Branford, Burlingame, Cambridge, Eugene and in 4 other locations
Hangzhou Shi, CN
1418-32 Moganshan Rd, Gongshu Qu
Shanghai, CN
Unit 5401, Bldg. 5, No. 338 Galileo Rd. Pudong
Hong Kong, HK
Lakeside 1, 8 Science and Technology Ave W, Science Park
Tokyo, JP
2-2-1 Nihonbashi Horidome-cho
Branford, CT, US
688 E Main St
Burlingame, CA, US
863 Mitten Rd
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Abcam Financials and Metrics

Abcam Revenue

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Abcam's revenue was reported to be £260 m in FY, 2020
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2020)

260.0m

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

0%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

180.2m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

69.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

12.5m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

10.5m

Market capitalization (30-Mar-2021)

4.3b

Closing stock price (30-Mar-2021)

19.3

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

187.3m

EV

4.3b
Abcam's current market capitalization is $4.3 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

233.2m259.9m260.0m

Revenue growth, %

11%0%

Cost of goods sold

70.2m76.7m79.8m

Gross profit

163.0m183.2m180.2m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

124.7m138.2m

Cost of goods sold

37.1m41.9m

Gross profit

87.6m96.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

70%70%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

90.2m87.1m187.3m

Accounts Receivable

24.9m29.3m31.4m

Inventories

29.6m36.0m40.7m

Current Assets

159.9m171.8m278.8m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

83.2m189.9m

Inventories

32.1m39.5m

Current Assets

146.1m277.4m

PP&E

32.7m41.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

62.2m45.0m12.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.9m15.4m29.9m

Inventories

(5.8m)(6.1m)(1.1m)

Accounts Payable

3.4m7.7m2.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

27.7m26.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.9m6.4m

Inventories

(2.5m)(4.6m)

Accounts Payable

(1.3m)1.7m
GBPFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

221.3k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

P/E Ratio

32.5
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Abcam Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

140 140 130

Locations

11 11 15

Products

110 k122 k130 k
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Abcam Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Abcam Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Abcam US Group Holdings Inc.
Abcam (US) Ltd.
Epitomics Inc

Abcam Revenue Breakdown

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Abcam revenue breakdown by business segment: 93.5% from Catalogue and 6.5% from Custom Products and Licensing

Abcam revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 43.2% from The Americas, 26.7% from EMEA, 15.2% from China, 7.2% from Japan and 7.7% from Rest of Asia Pacific

Abcam Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Abcam Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Abcam Online and Social Media Presence

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Abcam News and Updates

Abcam Wins Industry Awards from CiteAb

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Abcam (AIM:ABC; NASDAQ:ABCM), a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, announced that Dr Alejandra Solache, SVP of Research & Development received the CiteAb award for ‘Significant Individual Impact’ and the Comp…

Abcam Expands Presence in China to Support Increased Demand of BioPharma Sector

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, March 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Abcam (AIM:ABC; NASDAQ:ABCM), a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, announced the expansion of its footprint in China with the opening of new custom-built facilities in Hangzhou and Shanghai. Expanded customer ser…

Abcam to Report Interim Results on Monday, March 8, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abcam plc (AIM: ABC; Nasdaq: ABCM) (“Abcam” or the “Company”), a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, will report its Interim Results for the six-month period ended 31 December 2020 at 12.00 p.m. GMT (7.00 a.m. EST…

Abcam to present at the 2021 SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Feb. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abcam plc (Nasdaq: ABCM; LSE: ABC) today announced that Alan Hirzel, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2021 SVB Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 8.00 EST / 13.00 GMT. A live webcast of the p…

Abingdon Health signs collaboration and co-marketing agreement with Abcam

Abingdon Health signs collaboration and co-marketing agreement with Abcam

Abcam Plc Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abcam plc (AIM: ABC; Nasdaq: ABCM) (“Abcam”), a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, is delighted to announce the appointments of Bessie Lee and Mark Capone as non-executive Directors with immediate effect.
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Abcam Blogs

With great power comes great responsibility: understanding the importance of mentoring

The origins of mentoring Mentoring. A word we often hear throughout our career, but what does it really mean? We can begin to answer this question by probing the origins of the word ‘mentor.’ I was amazed to discover that the term traces back to the 8th Century BC when Athena disguises herself as Od…

Lab new year resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Time to tell yourself you will do things. The things you keep meaning to do, but you don’t. January – the month of getting things in order. At least for a week or two. Then you go back to your old routine. Obviously, no one likes having to do […] The post Lab new year r…

Under the Microscope: PCR and COVID-19

What is PCR? Polymerase Chain Reactions (PCRs) are often used in research to amplify genetic material, and, as a scientist, you probably don’t give the process a second thought. However, the term PCR has now left the laboratory and worked its way into every household due to its use in the COVID-19 t…

Five things to be thankful for in your science-world

Many Americans think of Thanksgiving as the start of the holiday season and use it as a time to reflect on what they are thankful for in their lives. While Thanksgiving of 2020 will be different for many people due to COVID-19, perhaps this year, it is more important than ever to remember what we [……

How to benefit the most from virtual conferences or events?

In the previous article of this series, we discussed the benefits and limitations of virtual conferences. Despite limitations, virtual conferences still allow you to share your knowledge, get valuable feedback, and find opportunities for new collaborations. You shouldn’t miss the chance to catch up …

Virtual conferences: friend or foe?

Apart from the ‘aha’ moments, one of the biggest excitements in science is traveling to conferences and sharing your findings with other scientists. You get to present your research, gain valuable feedback, make useful connections, foster new collaborations, and just have a great time. However, sinc…
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Abcam Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Abcam founded?

    Abcam was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Abcam key executives?

    Abcam's key executives are Alan Hirzel, Peter Allen and Jonathan Milner.

  • How many employees does Abcam have?

    Abcam has 1,492 employees.

  • What is Abcam revenue?

    Latest Abcam annual revenue is £260 m.

  • What is Abcam revenue per employee?

    Latest Abcam revenue per employee is £174.3 k.

  • Who are Abcam competitors?

    Competitors of Abcam include BioLegend, Bio-Techne and Humanigen.

  • Where are Abcam offices?

    Abcam has offices in Branford, Burlingame, Cambridge, Eugene and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Abcam have?

    Abcam has 8 offices.