DFS Furniture plc (DFS) is a leading furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the UK. DFS Furniture is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 500 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||99.4948p - 284.6776p|
|50-day moving average||225.6364p|
|200-day moving average||83.3796p|
|Wall St. target price||255p|
|Dividend yield||0.11p (9.74%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||2.1p|
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Valuing DFS Furniture stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DFS Furniture's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
DFS Furniture's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, DFS Furniture shares trade at around 18x 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.
DFS Furniture's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £1.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a DFS Furniture's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£724.5 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£417.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||-30.51%|
|Market capitalisation||£578.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting DFS Furniture to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
DFS Furniture's shares were split on a 15:1 basis on 17 November 2020. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 15 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your DFS Furniture shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 93.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for DFS Furniture shares which in turn could have impacted DFS Furniture's share price.
Over the last 12 months, DFS Furniture's shares have ranged in value from as little as 99.4948p up to 284.6776p. 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 DFS Furniture's is 1.5812. This would suggest that DFS Furniture's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
DFS Furniture plc designs, manufactures, sells, delivers, installs, and retails a range of sofas, upholstered furniture, and other living room furniture products in the United Kingdom and Europe. The company operates its products under the brands of DFS, Sofology, Dwell, and Sofa Workshop. It operates a network of 125 DFS stores, 42 Sofology stores, and 36 Dwell stores. The company also sells its products through websites. DFS Furniture plc was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Doncaster, the United Kingdom.
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