Britvic plc (BVIC) is a leading beverages-non-alcoholic business based in the UK. It opened the day at 797.5p after a previous close of 800p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 784p to a high of 801p. The latest price was 790p (25 minute delay). Britvic is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 4,460 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Britvic's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 750.5p, which is 19.13% down on its pre-crash value of 928p and 40.02% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 536p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Britvic shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £635.98 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 £794.18.
|52-week range||521.8896p - 933.7539p|
|50-day moving average||818p|
|200-day moving average||805.8768p|
|Wall St. target price||881.67p|
|Dividend yield||0.22p (2.7%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||35.4p|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-3.25%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||790|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||5.97%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||0.13%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-9.66%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-9.20%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||-1.25%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||14.58%|
Valuing Britvic stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Britvic's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Britvic's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Britvic shares trade at around 23x 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.
However, Britvic's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the beverages-non-alcoholic industry or those of similar companies.
Britvic's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.41. 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 Britvic'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 Britvic's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Britvic's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £190.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Britvic's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Britvic's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||£1.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||9.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||£560.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.03%|
|Return on equity TTM||23.92%|
|Market capitalisation||£2.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 6000% of net profits
Recently Britvic has paid out, on average, around 6000% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.7% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Britvic shareholders could enjoy a 2.7% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Britvic's case, that would currently equate to about 0.22p per share.
Britvic'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 17 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Britvic's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
Over the last 12 months, Britvic's shares have ranged in value from as little as 521.8896p up to 933.7539p. 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 Britvic's is 0.7623. This would suggest that Britvic's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
To put Britvic's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Britvic plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells soft drinks in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, France, Brazil, and internationally. It also provides fruit juices, syrups, squash, mineral water, liquid concentrates, ready-to-drink nectar drinks, sodas, mixers, and energy and flavored drinks. The company's brand portfolio includes 7Up, Aqua Libra, Ballygowan, C&C, Club Mixers, Club Orange, DaFruta, Drench, Energise Sport, Fruit Shoot, Gatorade, J2O, Lipton, Maguary, MiWadi, Mountain Dew, Pepsi Max, Purdey's, R White's, Rockstar, Robinsons, Tango, Teisseire, TK, Moulin de Valdonne, and Pressade. In addition, it supplies water-coolers and bottled water; wholesales soft drinks to the licensed trade; offers pension funding and financing services; and designs, installs, and maintains integrated tap solutions. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Hemel Hempstead, the United Kingdom.
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