How to buy Fulcrum Utility Services shares | 38.25p

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Fulcrum Utility Services Limited (FCRM) is a leading utilities-regulated gas business based in the UK. It opened the day at 37.5p after a previous close of 38.75p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 37.5p to a high of 38.25p. The latest price was 38.25p (25 minute delay). Fulcrum Utility Services is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 294 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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

How has Coronavirus impacted Fulcrum Utility Services's share price?

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

Its last market close was 40.25p, which is 40.99% up on its pre-crash value of 23.75p and 209.62% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 13p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Fulcrum Utility Services shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £617.02 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 £1,712.77.

Fulcrum Utility Services share price

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Fulcrum Utility Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-18.
Open37.5p
High38.25p
Low37.5p
Close38.25p
Previous close38.75p
Change -0.5p
Change % -1.29%
Volume 104,209
Information last updated 2020-12-26.
52-week range13p - 43.6p
50-day moving average 40.2471p
200-day moving average 35.5063p
Wall St. target price81p
PE ratio 59.03
Dividend yield 0.02p (13.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 0.7p
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£119.88
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£100
0.45%
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Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
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Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
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Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
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AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
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Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
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£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
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£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
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No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
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£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
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Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
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No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
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Is it a good time to buy Fulcrum Utility Services stock?

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Fulcrum Utility Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 38.25p

1 week (2021-01-08) -5.56%
1 month (2020-12-18) 38.25
3 months (2020-10-16) -4.97%
6 months (2020-07-17) 24.90%
1 year (2020-01-17) 45.71%
2 years (2019-01-17) -15.00%
3 years (2018-01-17) -39.48%
5 years (2016-01-15) 47.06%

Is Fulcrum Utility Services under- or over-valued?

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

Fulcrum Utility Services's P/E ratio

Fulcrum Utility Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 59x. In other words, Fulcrum Utility Services shares trade at around 59x 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.

Fulcrum Utility Services's EBITDA

Fulcrum Utility Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £799,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fulcrum Utility Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fulcrum Utility Services financials

Revenue TTM £46.1 million
Gross profit TTM £14.1 million
Return on assets TTM -1.29%
Return on equity TTM -1.29%
Profit margin -1.23%
Book value 0.195p
Market capitalisation £81.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fulcrum Utility Services share dividends

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

Fulcrum Utility Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fulcrum Utility Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as 13p up to 43.6p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FCRM.LSE volatility(beta: 1)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 Fulcrum Utility Services's is 1.0036. This would suggest that Fulcrum Utility Services's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Fulcrum Utility Services overview

Fulcrum Utility Services Limited provides multi-utility infrastructure and related services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Infrastructure: Design and Build, and Utility assets: Own and Operate. It designs and builds gas and electricity connections for housing, and industrial and commercial developments; and EV charging, gas, and electricity distribution infrastructures. The company also offers meter exchange and meter ownership services, as well as smart meter exchange programs and utility infrastructure asset services. In addition, it provides renewable electrical connections; and engages in the maintenance of electrical systems and renewable energy generating infrastructure. Further, the company offers gas transportation services. Fulcrum Utility Services Limited was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Sheffield, the United Kingdom.

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