Baring Emerging Europe Plc is an asset management business based in the UK. Baring Emerging Europe shares (BEE.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 691.302p – an increase of 0.92% over the previous week. Baring Emerging Europe employs 0 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of £78.6 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Baring Emerging Europe's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 691.302p, which is 22.15% down on its pre-crash value of 888p and 54.31% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 448p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Baring Emerging Europe shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £513.96 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 £772.39.
|Latest market close||691.302p|
|52-week range||438.0885p - 909.7162p|
|50-day moving average||666.1653p|
|200-day moving average||643.7227p|
|Dividend yield||0.35p (5.3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||135p|
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|1 week (2021-01-14)||-4.41%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||-0.49%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||16.47%|
|6 months (2020-07-21)||2.36%|
|1 year (2020-01-21)||-25.00%|
|2 years (2019-01-21)||-1.42%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||-17.30%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||70.27%|
Valuing Baring Emerging Europe stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Baring Emerging Europe's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Baring Emerging Europe's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Baring Emerging Europe shares trade at around 4x 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.
|Operating margin TTM||110.54%|
|Gross profit TTM||£20.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-10.97%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£78.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Baring Emerging Europe.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 33.51
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Baring Emerging Europe's overall score of 33.51 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Baring Emerging Europe is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 11.32/100
Baring Emerging Europe's environmental score of 11.32 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Baring Emerging Europe is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 9.64/100
Baring Emerging Europe's social score of 9.64 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Baring Emerging Europe is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.59/100
Baring Emerging Europe's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Baring Emerging Europe is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
|Total ESG score||33.51|
|Total ESG percentile||4|
|Environmental score percentile||4|
|Social score percentile||4|
|Governance score percentile||4|
We're not expecting Baring Emerging Europe to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Over the last 12 months, Baring Emerging Europe's shares have ranged in value from as little as 438.0885p up to 909.7162p. 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 Baring Emerging Europe's is 1.1928. This would suggest that Baring Emerging Europe'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).
Baring Emerging Europe PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baring Asset Management Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of European emerging market countries. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in stocks of companies across diversified market capitalizations. The fund primarily invests in reasonably priced growth (GARP) stocks of companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a combination of top-down and bottom-up stock picking approaches, focusing on such factors as growth, liquidity, currency, management, and valuation to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against a customized benchmark based on the FTSE Greater Eastern Europe with Turkey Index, within which Russia and Turkey are reduced to 50 per cent. and 15 per cent. of their Index market capitalizations respectively. It was formerly known as Baring Emerging Europe Trust. Baring Emerging Europe PLC was formed in January 1994 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.
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