Glencore plc (GLEN) is a leading other industrial metals & mining business based in the UK. It opened the day at 243.55p after a previous close of 241.8p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 240.4p to a high of 244.65p. The latest price was 242.05p (25 minute delay). Glencore is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 160,000 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Glencore's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 165.42p, which is 26.27% down on its pre-crash value of 224.35p and 50.71% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 109.76p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Glencore shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £507.67 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 £746.47.
|52-week range||109.6183p - 248.2294p|
|50-day moving average||217.9365p|
|200-day moving average||183.0749p|
|Wall St. target price||4.95p|
|Dividend yield||0.15p (12.82%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||6.2p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-13.52%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||4.04%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||46.64%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||35.36%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||2.96%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||-16.52%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||-39.85%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||208.03%|
Valuing Glencore stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Glencore's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Glencore's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Glencore shares trade at around 36x 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.
However, Glencore's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the other industrial metals & mining industry or those of similar companies.
Glencore's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.1659. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Glencore's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider Glencore's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Glencore's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping £8.5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Glencore's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Glencore's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||£178.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||0.16%|
|Gross profit TTM||£4.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||-15.76%|
|Market capitalisation||£31.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Glencore.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 40.53
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Glencore's overall score of 40.53 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 85th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Glencore is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
To gain some more context, you can compare Glencore's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 9.17/100
Social score: 14.91/100
Governance score: 11.45/100
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Glencore scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Glencore has a damaged public profile.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||40.53|
|Total ESG percentile||85.38|
|Level of controversy||4|
We're not expecting Glencore to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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Over the last 12 months, Glencore's shares have ranged in value from as little as 109.6183p up to 248.2294p. 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 Glencore's is 1.4791. This would suggest that Glencore's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
To put Glencore's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products. It operates in two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company produces and markets copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, chrome ore, ferrochrome, vanadium, alumina, aluminum, tin, and iron ore. It also engages in the oil exploration/production, distribution, storage, and bunkering activities; and offers coal, crude oil and oil products, refined products, and natural gas. Glencore plc markets and distributes physical commodities sourced from third party producers and its production to industrial consumers in the battery, automotive, steel, energy, and oil industries. The company also provides financing, logistics, and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. It operates in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Glencore Xstrata plc and changed its name to Glencore plc in May 2014. Glencore plc was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.
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