Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (CRST) is a leading residential construction business based in the UK. It opened the day at 314.2696p after a previous close of 313p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 307.2p to a high of 316.8p. The latest price was 308.8p (25 minute delay). Crest Nicholson is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 966 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Crest Nicholson's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 240p, which is 53.67% down on its pre-crash value of 518p and 41.65% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 169.4275p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Crest Nicholson shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £380.20 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 £480.00.
|52-week range||159.85p - 479.6897p|
|50-day moving average||308.8177p|
|200-day moving average||235.7465p|
|Wall St. target price||404.7p|
|Dividend yield||0.33p (20.06%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||32.1p|
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|1 week (2021-01-11)||-1.03%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||308.8|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||30.30%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||47.05%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-30.14%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||-13.60%|
|3 years (2018-01-18)||-41.18%|
|5 years (2016-01-18)||-39.15%|
Valuing Crest Nicholson stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Crest Nicholson's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Crest Nicholson's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Crest Nicholson shares trade at around 9x 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.
Crest Nicholson's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £82.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Crest Nicholson's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£824.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||9.25%|
|Gross profit TTM||£201.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.91%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.19%|
|Market capitalisation||£846.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Crest Nicholson 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, Crest Nicholson's shares have ranged in value from as little as 159.85p up to 479.6897p. 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 Crest Nicholson's is 1.8987. This would suggest that Crest Nicholson's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Crest Nicholson Holdings plc builds homes in the United Kingdom. It develops and sells apartments, houses, regeneration schemes, and garden villages, as well as commercial properties. The company serves first-time buyers, families, and investors. Crest Nicholson Holdings plc was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.
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