- Edison has issued a research update on Solid State.

Edison says: "Solid State's strategy of acquisition, expansion into complementary industry verticals and development of value-added capability delivered an impressive 35% year-on-year increase in adjusted pre-tax profits during FY15.

"This strategy is expected to deliver a further 64% rise in pre-tax profits during FY16. Our sum-of-the-parts analysis shows fair value at 920p/share (£77m). News of progress delivering on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) contract is a key trigger to close the valuation gap.

"Our sum-of-the-parts analysis, which looks at both specialist manufacturing and value-added distribution companies, calculates fair value at 920p/share (£77m). News on the progress of deliveries for the MoJ contract would support an increase in share price to close the valuation gap."

At 1:54pm: [LON:SOLI] Solid State Plc Ord 5p share price was 0p at 800p

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