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How to buy Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Bluefield Solar Income Fund shares.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 136p after a previous close of 134p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 133.5p to a high of 136p. The latest price was 133.5p (25 minute delay). Bluefield Solar Income Fund is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 0 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Bluefield Solar Income Fund

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BSIF – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

How has Coronavirus impacted Bluefield Solar Income Fund's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Bluefield Solar Income Fund's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 133.5p, which is 0.00% up on its pre-crash value of 133.5p and 28.37% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as 104p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Bluefield Solar Income Fund stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth £799.25 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £1,011.37.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-08-12.
Open136.00p
High136.00p
Low133.50p
Close133.50p
Previous close134.00p
Change -0.50p
Change % -0.3731%
Volume 592,595
Information last updated 2022-08-07.
52-week range111.52p - 137.00p
50-day moving average 132.05p
200-day moving average 127.92p
Wall St. target price130.00p
PE ratio 9.75
Dividend yield 0.081p (6.05%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 0.14p

Bluefield Solar Income Fund stock price (London Stock Exchange (LSE):BSIF)

Use our graph to track the performance of BSIF stocks over time.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of 133.5p from 2022-08-12

1 week (2022-08-05) -2.20%
1 month (2022-07-13) 2.30%
3 months (2022-05-12) 0.38%
6 months (2022-02-10) 9.97%
1 year (2021-08-13) 14.10%
2 years (2020-08-13) 2.69%
3 years (2019-08-13) 2.10%
5 years (2017-08-11) 17.62%

Is Bluefield Solar Income Fund under- or over-valued?

Valuing Bluefield Solar Income Fund stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bluefield Solar Income Fund's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund's P/E ratio

Bluefield Solar Income Fund's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Bluefield Solar Income Fund shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund financials

Revenue TTM £66.2 million
Operating margin TTM 97.72%
Gross profit TTM £25.9 million
Return on assets TTM 7.44%
Return on equity TTM 11.91%
Profit margin 97.72%
Book value 1.23p
Market capitalisation £834.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Bluefield Solar Income Fund share dividends

58%

Dividend payout ratio: 57.93% of net profits

Recently Bluefield Solar Income Fund has paid out, on average, around 57.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bluefield Solar Income Fund shareholders could enjoy a 6.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bluefield Solar Income Fund's case, that would currently equate to about 0.081p per share.

Bluefield Solar Income Fund's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Bluefield Solar Income Fund share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bluefield Solar Income Fund's shares have ranged in value from as little as 111.522p up to 137p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Bluefield Solar Income Fund's is 0.1566. This would suggest that Bluefield Solar Income Fund's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Bluefield Solar Income Fund overview

Bluefield Solar Income Fund Ltd. is a close ended balanced mutual fund launched by Numis Securities Limited. The fund is managed by Bluefield Partners LLP. It invests the United Kingdom. The fund primarily invests in large-scale, long-life solar photovoltaic energy infrastructure assets with a focus on utility-scale assets and portfolios on greenfield, industrial and commercial sites through equity and/or debt instruments. Bluefield Solar Income Fund Ltd. was formed on July 12, 2013 and is domiciled in Guernsey, Channel Islands.

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