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Draper Esprit plc is an asset management business based in the UK. Draper Esprit shares (GROW.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 616p – an increase of 3.36% over the previous week. Draper Esprit employs 33 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £51.4 million.

How to buy shares in Draper Esprit

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: GROW in this case.
  5. Research Draper Esprit shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Draper Esprit shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Draper Esprit's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Draper Esprit's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 616p, which is 4.22% up on its pre-crash value of 590p and 141.57% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 255p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Draper Esprit shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £517.31 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 £1,184.63.

Draper Esprit share price

Use our graph to track the performance of GROW stocks over time.

Draper Esprit shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market close616p
52-week range255p - 678p
50-day moving average 634.1177p
200-day moving average 555.2962p
Wall St. target price641.99p
PE ratio 21.6835
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 29.7p
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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
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IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Draper Esprit stock?

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Draper Esprit price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 642p

1 week (2021-01-08) -3.60%
1 month (2020-12-18) 642
3 months (2020-10-16) 5.25%
6 months (2020-07-17) 31.29%
1 year (2020-01-17) 23.46%
2 years (2019-01-17) 9.74%
3 years (2018-01-17) 62.94%

Is Draper Esprit under- or over-valued?

Valuing Draper Esprit stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Draper Esprit's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Draper Esprit's P/E ratio

Draper Esprit's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Draper Esprit shares trade at around 22x 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.

Draper Esprit's EBITDA

Draper Esprit's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £38.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Draper Esprit's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Draper Esprit financials

Revenue TTM £51.4 million
Operating margin TTM 74.35%
Gross profit TTM £52 million
Return on assets TTM 3.34%
Return on equity TTM 5.1%
Profit margin 68.56%
Book value 5.996p
Market capitalisation £895.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Draper Esprit share dividends

We're not expecting Draper Esprit to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Draper Esprit share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Draper Esprit's shares have ranged in value from as little as 255p up to 678p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GROW.LSE volatility(beta: 0.84)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Draper Esprit's is 0.8445. This would suggest that Draper Esprit's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Draper Esprit overview

Draper Esprit plc, formerly known as Ingleby (1994) plc, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in any stage in the lifecycle of a business from seed and series A stage, growth capital to pre-IPO investments, late stage, cross-stage investments, buyouts, PIPES, and also makes direct and secondary investments in portfolio companies. It also seeks to buy entire funds from other tech investors. The firm primarily invests in companies from pre-revenue stage upwards. It primarily invests in technology oriented business. The firm typically invests in digital technology, consumer, commerce, enterprise and data, systems and semiconductors, financial technology, internet, mobile, media, telecom, and healthcare sectors, software, hardware, medical technology, and life sciences sectors. It invests in companies based in Europe, Ireland, and United Kingdom. The firm seeks to invest between $0.02 million and ?10 million ($10.88 million) in rounds up to ?1 million ($1.09 million) and ?30 million ($32.63 million). It invests 30 percent of its corpus in very early stage companies with less than $5 million in revenues. The firm seeks to make minority and majority investments. Draper Esprit plc was founded in 1984 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Cambridge, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Helsinki, Finland; and Paris, France.

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