Daily Mail and General Trust plc is a publishing business based in the UK. Daily Mail and General Trust shares (DMGT.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 668p – a decrease of 5.52% over the previous week. Daily Mail and General Trust employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £1.2 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Daily Mail and General Trust's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 668p, which is 17.63% down on its pre-crash value of 811p and 24.16% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 538p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Daily Mail and General Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £733.68 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 £808.75.
|Latest market close||668p|
|52-week range||520.5704p - 821.4948p|
|50-day moving average||703.5024p|
|200-day moving average||681.8034p|
|Wall St. target price||715.18p|
|Dividend yield||0.24p (3.2%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||81.2p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-15.64%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||-13.19%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||-9.24%|
|6 months (2020-07-23)||0.46%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-20.05%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||85.52%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||75.96%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||69.05%|
Valuing Daily Mail and General Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Daily Mail and General Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Daily Mail and General Trust'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, Daily Mail and General Trust 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.
Daily Mail and General Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £115 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Daily Mail and General Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£1.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.75%|
|Gross profit TTM||£1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.8%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.53%|
|Market capitalisation||£1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 105.24% of net profits
Recently Daily Mail and General Trust has paid out, on average, around 105.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.2% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Daily Mail and General Trust shareholders could enjoy a 3.2% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Daily Mail and General Trust's case, that would currently equate to about 0.24p per share.
Daily Mail and General Trust'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 3 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Daily Mail and General Trust's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 21 February 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Daily Mail and General Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Daily Mail and General Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Daily Mail and General Trust's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Daily Mail and General Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 520.5704p up to 821.4948p. 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 Daily Mail and General Trust's is 0.4124. This would suggest that Daily Mail and General Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Daily Mail and General Trust plc manage a portfolio of companies that provides information, analysis, insight, events, news, and entertainment services to businesses and consumers in the United Kingdom, North America, and internationally. It operates in five divisions: Insurance Risk, Property Information, EdTech, Events and Exhibitions, and Consumer Media. The Insurance Risk division offers risk modelling services; and invests in software, data, data analytics and applications. The Property Information division provides services that uses technology, data, and workflow to streamline and reduce the risk associated with commercial and residential property transactions. The EdTech division offers college, career, and life readiness tools to middle and high schools; student match and fit solutions for college admissions offices; and a student success platform for colleges and universities to guide students from enrolment to degree completion through Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish platforms. The Events and Exhibitions division organizes B2B exhibitions and conferences with events in the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, hospitality, and leisure sectors. The Consumer Media division publishes newspapers under the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, and Metro brands; operates MailOnline, an English language newspaper website; and i, a newspaper and website. The company was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Daily Mail and General Trust plc is a subsidiary of Rothermere Continuation Limited.
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