How to buy Foresight Solar (FSFL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Foresight Solar shares.

Foresight Solar Fund Limited
LSE: FSFL - GBX
ASSET MANAGEMENT
p101.80
0.00%

Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 98.98p after a previous close of 99.4p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 98.98p to a high of 99.7p. The latest price was 99.6p (25 minute delay). Foresight Solar is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Foresight Solar

  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: FSFL in this case.
  5. Research Foresight Solar shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Foresight Solar shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted Foresight Solar's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Foresight Solar's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 101.8p, which is 11.86% down on its pre-crash value of 115.5p and 14.90% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 88.6p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Foresight Solar shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £786.32 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 £870.08.

Foresight Solar share price (LSE:FSFL)

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Foresight Solar shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open98.98p
High99.7p
Low98.98p
Close99.6p
Previous close99.4p
Change0.2p
Change %0.2012%
Volume1,105,893
Information last updated 2021-10-10.
52-week range93.484p - 105.4453p
50-day moving average100.1571p
200-day moving average99.6357p
Wall St. target price96p
PE ratio11.4545
Dividend yield7p (7%)
Earnings per share (TTM)8.8p
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Is it a good time to buy Foresight Solar stock?

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Foresight Solar price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 99.6p

1 week (2021-10-07) -0.40%
1 month (2021-09-17) -0.60%
3 months (2021-07-16) 0.10%
6 months (2021-04-16) -0.99%
1 year (2020-10-16) -3.77%
2 years (2019-10-17) -15.59%
3 years (2018-10-17) -8.20%
5 years (2016-10-17) -4.23%

Is Foresight Solar under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Foresight Solar's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Foresight Solar shares trade at around 11x 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.

However, Foresight Solar's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the asset management industry or those of similar companies.

Financials

Revenue TTM £60.7 million
Operating margin TTM 88.6%
Gross profit TTM £-270,000
Return on assets TTM 5.69%
Return on equity TTM 9.12%
Profit margin 88.6%
Book value 0.98p
Market capitalisation £614.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Foresight Solar share dividends

7.0%

Dividend yield: 7% of stock value

6.9%

Forward annual dividend yield: 6.92% of stock value

77.2%

Dividend payout ratio: 77.22% of net profits

Foresight Solar has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 7.00% of its share value annually.

Foresight Solar has paid out, on average, around 77.22% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 6.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Foresight Solar's case, that would currently equate to about 7p per share.

Foresight Solar'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 28 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Foresight Solar's dividend yield is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Foresight Solar's shares have ranged in value from as little as 93.484p up to 105.4453p. 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 Foresight Solar's is 0.2071. This would suggest that Foresight Solar's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Foresight Solar's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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