British Land Company Plc (BLND) is a leading reit-diversified business based in the UK. British Land Co is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 508 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||304.0829p - 568.8422p|
|50-day moving average||477.7324p|
|200-day moving average||404.8254p|
|Wall St. target price||651.59p|
|Dividend yield||0.17p (3.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-30p|
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Valuing British Land Co stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of British Land Co's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
British Land Co's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.74. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into British Land Co's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider British Land Co's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
British Land Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £337.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a British Land Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put British Land Co's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||£603 million|
|Operating margin TTM||55.39%|
|Gross profit TTM||£452 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.89%|
|Return on equity TTM||-20.02%|
|Market capitalisation||£4.1 billion|
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 British Land Co.
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: 15.71
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and British Land Co's overall score of 15.71 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like British Land Co 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.).
To gain some more context, you can compare British Land Co's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 6.18/100
British Land Co's environmental score of 6.18 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 6.96/100
British Land Co's social score of 6.96 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 8.57/100
British Land Co's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, British Land Co scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that British Land Co has managed to keep its nose clean.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||15.71|
|Total ESG percentile||6.94|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||1|
We're not expecting British Land Co to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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Over the last 12 months, British Land Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as 304.0829p up to 568.8422p. 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 British Land Co's is 1.5393. This would suggest that British Land Co's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
To put British Land Co's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Our portfolio of high quality UK commercial property is focused on London Offices and Retail around the UK. We own or manage a portfolio valued at £13.7bn (British Land share: £10.3bn) as at 30 September 2020 making us one of Europe's largest listed real estate investment companies. Our strategy is to provide places which meet the needs of our customers and respond to changing lifestyles - Places People Prefer. We do this by creating great environments both inside and outside our buildings and use our scale and placemaking skills to enhance and enliven them. This expands their appeal to a broader range of occupiers, creating enduring demand and driving sustainable, long term performance. Our Offices portfolio comprises three office-led campuses in central London as well as high quality standalone buildings and accounts for 65% of our portfolio. Our Retail portfolio is focused on retail parks and shopping centres, and accounts for 31% of our portfolio. Increasingly our focus is on providing a mix of uses and this is most evident at Canada Water, our 53 acre redevelopment opportunity where we have plans to create a new neighbourhood for London. Sustainability is embedded throughout our business. Our places, which are designed to meet high sustainability standards, become part of local communities, provide opportunities for skills development and employment and promote wellbeing. In April 2016 British Land received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development, the UK's highest accolade for business success for economic, social and environmental achievements over a period of five years.
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