Helical plc (HLCL) is a leading real estate services business based in the UK. Helical is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 29 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||195.5643p - 526.8906p|
|50-day moving average||377.0454p|
|200-day moving average||333.8156p|
|Wall St. target price||430.33p|
|Dividend yield||0.09p (2.23%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||11.5p|
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Valuing Helical stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Helical's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Helical's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, Helical shares trade at around 34x 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.
Helical's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £14.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Helical's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£41 million|
|Operating margin TTM||32.69%|
|Gross profit TTM||£33.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.84%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.42%|
|Market capitalisation||£471.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 7909.09% of net profits
Recently Helical has paid out, on average, around 7909.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Helical shareholders could enjoy a 2.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Helical's case, that would currently equate to about 0.09p per share.
Helical'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 3 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Helical's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 1 September 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Helical shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Helical shares which in turn could have impacted Helical's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Helical's shares have ranged in value from as little as 195.5643p up to 526.8906p. 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 Helical's is 0.6313. This would suggest that Helical's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Helical plc engages in the investment, rental, and development of real estate properties in the United Kingdom. The company's property portfolio includes mixed-use commercial/residential projects and offices. It is also involved in the office refurbishment activities. The company was formerly known as Helical Bar plc and changed its name to Helical plc in July 2016. Helical plc was incorporated in 1919 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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