Camellia Plc is a farm products business based in the UK. Camellia shares (CAM.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 6850p – a decrease of 0.72% over the previous week. Camellia employs 71,290 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £289.1 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Camellia's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 6850p, which is 20.81% down on its pre-crash value of 8650p and 9.60% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 6250p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Camellia shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £794.01 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 £817.89.
|Latest market close||6850p|
|52-week range||6155.9041p - 8864.5019p|
|50-day moving average||6886.7646p|
|200-day moving average||7162.148p|
|Wall St. target price||14000p|
|Dividend yield||1.44p (2.04%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||300.5p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-7.12%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||-6.80%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||4.58%|
|6 months (2020-07-23)||-11.33%|
|1 year (2020-01-23)||-21.26%|
|2 years (2019-01-23)||-37.44%|
|3 years (2018-01-23)||-46.06%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||-24.31%|
Valuing Camellia stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Camellia's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Camellia'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, Camellia 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.
Camellia's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £12.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Camellia's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£289.1 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£67.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.37%|
|Return on equity TTM||-0.13%|
|Market capitalisation||£200.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Camellia to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Camellia's shares were split on a 100:1 basis on 11 July 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 100 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Camellia shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 99% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Camellia shares which in turn could have impacted Camellia's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Camellia's shares have ranged in value from as little as 6155.9041p up to 8864.5019p. 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 Camellia's is 0.5468. This would suggest that Camellia's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Camellia Plc engages in agriculture, engineering, food services, and investment businesses primarily in the United Kingdom. The company's Agriculture division is involved in the production of macadamia nuts, tea, avocados, rubber, citrus, maize, soya, barley, pineapples, wine, pistachios, almonds, and forestry products, as well as beef cattle grazing activities. Its Engineering division provides various engineering workshop services, such as repairing services for blow out preventers, offshore equipment, and machining and fabrication services, as well as metal finishing and maintenance services for the onshore hydroelectric sector; aerospace and industrial surface treatment services; and etch inspection services for aerospace parts, as well as researches and develops industrial catalysts. The company's Food Service division stores and distributes frozen foods to food manufacturers, wholesalers, and specialty producers; and sources and sells loose leaf teas for hotels and restaurants. Camellia Plc also invests in listed equities; residential and commercial properties; and collections of art, philately, and manuscripts. In addition, it operates in Continental Europe, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Malawi, North America and Bermuda, South Africa, and South America. The company was incorporated in 1889 and is headquartered in Maidstone, the United Kingdom. Camellia Plc is a subsidiary of Camellia Holding AG.
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