Clarkson PLC (CKN) is a leading marine shipping business based in the UK. Clarkson is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 1,600 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||1835.6885p - 2959.7632p|
|50-day moving average||2660.2942p|
|200-day moving average||2414.1196p|
|Wall St. target price||3300p|
|Dividend yield||0.5p (1.86%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||102.4p|
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Valuing Clarkson stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Clarkson's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Clarkson's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Clarkson shares trade at around 29x 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.
Clarkson's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £59.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Clarkson's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£375.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||13.95%|
|Gross profit TTM||£348.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.26%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.34%|
|Market capitalisation||£801 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Clarkson 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, Clarkson's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1835.6885p up to 2959.7632p. 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 Clarkson's is 1.3922. This would suggest that Clarkson's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Clarkson PLC provides integrated shipping services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Broking, Financial, Support, and Research. The Broking segment provides services to ship owners and charterers in the transportation of various cargoes by sea; and to buyers and sellers/yards related to sale and purchase transactions, as well as futures broking operation. This segment deals in containers, dry cargo, deep sea tankers, liquefied petroleum gas and ammonia, liquefied natural gas, offshore, petrochemical gases, renewables, shortsea, specialized products, sale and purchase, and PCTC markets; and towage, salvage, and transportation markets. The Financial segment offers investment banking services for maritime, oil services, and natural resources sectors; structured asset finance services and projects in the shipping, offshore, and real estate sectors; and freight derivative products. This segment also provides equity and fixed income sales and trading; equity and credit research; and corporate access and corporate finance services, including advising clients on various equity and debt capital markets, and M&A transactions. The Support segment offers port and agency, freight forwarding, supplies, and tools for the marine and offshore industries. The Research segment provides shipping-related information and publications; and collects, validates, analyses, and manages data to inform various business decisions. This segment offers web products, such as Shipping Intelligence Network and World Fleet Register to printed publications, including Shipping Intelligence Weekly and Offshore Intelligence Monthly; data and analysis services for IPO and bond issues; customer service contracts, primarily to the financial, government, insurance, equipment, and shipbuilding sectors; and valuations to owners and the financial community. The company also provides property related services. Clarkson PLC was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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