Apax Global Alpha Limited (APAX) is a leading business based in the UK. Apax Global Alpha is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||106.13p - 204p|
|50-day moving average||189.2556p|
|200-day moving average||167.9674p|
|Dividend yield||0.1p (5.03%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||19.4p|
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Valuing Apax Global Alpha stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Apax Global Alpha's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Apax Global Alpha'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, Apax Global Alpha 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.
|Gross profit TTM||£226.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.99%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.73%|
|Market capitalisation||£933.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 64.3% of net profits
Recently Apax Global Alpha has paid out, on average, around 64.3% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.03% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Apax Global Alpha shareholders could enjoy a 5.03% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Apax Global Alpha's case, that would currently equate to about 0.1p per share.
Apax Global Alpha'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 3 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Apax Global Alpha's shares have ranged in value from as little as 106.13p up to 204p. 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 Apax Global Alpha's is 1.0046. This would suggest that Apax Global Alpha's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Apax Global Alpha Limited specializes in fund of funds investments. It seeks to invest in public, private debt, and equity investments. Under fund of funds, the fund seeks to invest in funds managed by Apax Partners. It avoids investments in third-party funds. It seeks to invest in sectors, such as technology and telecoms, services, healthcare, and consumer. It prefers to invest in invests in North America, Rest of Europe, the United Kingdom, India, China and Switzerland.
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