Andrews Sykes Group plc is a rental & leasing services business based in the UK. Andrews Sykes Group shares (ASY.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 600p – the same closing value as a week prior. Andrews Sykes Group employs 600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £75.8 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Andrews Sykes Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 600p, which is 2.83% down on its pre-crash value of 617.5p and 71.18% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 350.5p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Andrews Sykes Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £inf 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 £inf.
|Latest market close||600p|
|52-week range||323.8159p - 667.043p|
|50-day moving average||566.0294p|
|200-day moving average||579.6514p|
|Dividend yield||0.24p (3.97%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||37.1p|
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|1 week (2021-01-14)||-6.48%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||-11.02%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||5.00%|
|6 months (2020-07-21)||11.06%|
|1 year (2020-01-21)||5.96%|
|2 years (2019-01-21)||4.05%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||1.32%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||75.00%|
Valuing Andrews Sykes Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Andrews Sykes Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Andrews Sykes Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Andrews Sykes Group shares trade at around 16x 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.
Andrews Sykes Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £26.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Andrews Sykes Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£75.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||25.64%|
|Gross profit TTM||£45 million|
|Return on assets TTM||13.28%|
|Return on equity TTM||25.22%|
|Market capitalisation||£253 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 60.41% of net profits
Recently Andrews Sykes Group has paid out, on average, around 60.41% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Andrews Sykes Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Andrews Sykes Group's case, that would currently equate to about 0.24p per share.
Andrews Sykes Group'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 8 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Andrews Sykes Group's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 4 June 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Andrews Sykes Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Andrews Sykes Group shares which in turn could have impacted Andrews Sykes Group's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Andrews Sykes Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 323.8159p up to 667.043p. 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 Andrews Sykes Group's is 0.7183. This would suggest that Andrews Sykes Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Andrews Sykes Group plc, an investment holding company, engages in the hire, sale, and installation of environmental control equipment in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It operates through Hire and Sales Europe, Hire and Sales Middle East, and Installation and maintenance segments. The company offers air conditioning products, including exhaust tube and split type air conditioners, evaporative coolers, cooling fans, and portable humidifiers; and pumps, such as general purpose, silenced range, bentonite, submersible drainage and wastewater, submersible sludge, hydraulic submersible, and air pumps, as well as hoses and accessories, repair services, and spare parts. It also provides fluid chillers, low temperature chillers, air handlers, heat exchangers, hear pump chillers, and fan coils; electric, direct and indirect fired gas, direct and indirect fired oil, high capacity, and marquee heaters; fuel tanks; electric, mobile, packaged, and medium pressure hot water boilers, as well as boiler air handlers; and ventilation and cooling fans, industrial fans, and carpet dryers. In addition, the company offers building dryers, refrigerant and desiccant dehumidifiers, and humidifiers. The company was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Wolverhampton, the United Kingdom. Andrews Sykes Group plc is a subsidiary of EOI Sykes Sarl.
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