Epwin Group PLC is a building products & equipment business based in the UK. Epwin Group shares (EPWN.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 89.4p – a decrease of 2.3% over the previous week. Epwin Group employs 2,103 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £235.4 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Epwin Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 89.4p, which is 20.18% down on its pre-crash value of 112p and 53.08% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 58.4p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Epwin Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £553.85 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 £809.05.
|Latest market close||89.4p|
|52-week range||58p - 117.38p|
|50-day moving average||86.7265p|
|200-day moving average||73.4556p|
|Wall St. target price||105p|
|Dividend yield||0.04p (5.97%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||1p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-2.72%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||1.82%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||35.66%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||29.57%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-14.86%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||17.48%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||6.43%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||-32.02%|
Valuing Epwin Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Epwin Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Epwin Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 89x. In other words, Epwin Group shares trade at around 89x 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.
Epwin Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £13.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Epwin Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£235.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||2.51%|
|Gross profit TTM||£88.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.37%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.63%|
|Market capitalisation||£128.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 180.41% of net profits
Recently Epwin Group has paid out, on average, around 180.41% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Epwin Group shareholders could enjoy a 5.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Epwin Group's case, that would currently equate to about 0.04p per share.
Epwin Group'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 19 September 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Epwin Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 58p up to 117.38p. 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 Epwin Group's is 1.3633. This would suggest that Epwin Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Epwin Group Plc manufactures and sells building products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Extrusion and Moulding, and Fabrication and Distribution. The company offers windows, doors, cavity closers, and curtain walling products; wood plastic composite decking products and panels; glass reinforced plastic prefabricated components, such as door canopies, dormers, chimneys, copings, bay window canopies, and bespoke components; fascias and cladding systems; rainwater, soil, and underground drainage products; bathroom panels/wall boards; and insulated glazing units. It is also involved in the extrusion of PVC-u and PVC-ue materials; and supply and installation of plastic building products. The company serves social housing providers, new build companies, contractors, architects, designers and specifiers, specialist roofline and window stockists, window fabricators, roofline installers, window installers, rainwater and drainage wholesalers, builder merchants, bathroom wholesalers, bathroom installers, DIY retailers, builders, and homeowners. It operates a network of 73 building plastic trade distribution centers and 13 window stores. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Solihull, the United Kingdom.
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