Avingtrans plc is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the UK. Avingtrans shares (AVG.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 286p – a decrease of 2.72% over the previous week. Avingtrans employs 881 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £113.9 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Avingtrans's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 286p, which is 12.94% down on its pre-crash value of 328.5p and 62.50% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 176p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Avingtrans shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £603.58 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 £933.10.
|Latest market close||286p|
|52-week range||174.8108p - 332.2399p|
|50-day moving average||287.2353p|
|200-day moving average||259.3732p|
|Wall St. target price||272p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0.71%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||4.3p|
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|1 week (2021-01-13)||6.32%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||286|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||5.93%|
|6 months (2020-07-21)||5.54%|
|1 year (2020-01-21)||-8.48%|
|2 years (2019-01-21)||33.02%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||27.11%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||160.00%|
Valuing Avingtrans stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Avingtrans's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Avingtrans's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 67x. In other words, Avingtrans shares trade at around 67x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Avingtrans's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Avingtrans's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£113.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||3.79%|
|Gross profit TTM||£31.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.13%|
|Return on equity TTM||3.45%|
|Market capitalisation||£91.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 1875% of net profits
Recently Avingtrans has paid out, on average, around 1875% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.71% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Avingtrans shareholders could enjoy a 0.71% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Avingtrans's case, that would currently equate to about N/Ap per share.
Avingtrans'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 28 May 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Avingtrans's shares have ranged in value from as little as 174.8108p up to 332.2399p. 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 Avingtrans's is 0.986. This would suggest that Avingtrans's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Avingtrans plc manufactures and sells engineered components, systems, and services to the energy, medical, and infrastructure industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Energy-EPM, Energy-PSRE, and Medical-MII. The company designs, manufactures, integrates, and services electric motors and pumps, steam turbines, gas compressors, pressure vessels, blast doors, containers, and skidded systems. It also designs and manufactures equipment for the medical, science and research communities, including products for medical diagnostic equipment; high performance pressure, vacuum vessels, and composite materials for research organizations; and superconducting magnets and helium-free cryogenic systems for use in magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear magnetic resonance. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Chatteris, the United Kingdom.
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