The Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) is a leading railroads business based in the UK. It opened the day at 930.2p after a previous close of 911.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 890p to a high of 956p. The latest price was 951p (25 minute delay). The Go-Ahead Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 30,000 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, The Go-Ahead Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 631.5p, which is 70.76% down on its pre-crash value of 2160p and 61.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 390.2p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of The Go-Ahead Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £325.05 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 £308.68.
|52-week range||374.6897p - 2183.6092p|
|50-day moving average||894.6912p|
|200-day moving average||739.2289p|
|Wall St. target price||1982.78p|
|Dividend yield||1.02p (6.4%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||140.4p|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-10.20%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||951|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||67.87%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||30.90%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-54.63%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-45.22%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||-40.38%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-61.31%|
Valuing The Go-Ahead Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Go-Ahead Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Go-Ahead 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 4x. In other words, The Go-Ahead Group shares trade at around 4x 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.
The Go-Ahead Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £141.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Go-Ahead Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£3.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||1.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||£1.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||1.57%|
|Return on equity TTM||-3.94%|
|Market capitalisation||£438.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting The Go-Ahead Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Over the last 12 months, The Go-Ahead Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 374.6897p up to 2183.6092p. 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 The Go-Ahead Group's is 1.8444. This would suggest that The Go-Ahead 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).
The Go-Ahead Group plc provides bus and rail passenger transportation services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through three segments: Regional Bus, London & International Bus, and Rail. The company also offers rail replacement and other contracted services. The Go-Ahead Group plc was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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