John Laing Group plc (JLG) is a leading engineering & construction business based in the UK. John Laing Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 153 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||269.7293p - 378.4559p|
|50-day moving average||330.2121p|
|200-day moving average||304.6539p|
|Wall St. target price||362.73p|
|Dividend yield||0.06p (1.7%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||20.2p|
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Valuing John Laing Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of John Laing Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
John Laing 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 14x. In other words, John Laing Group shares trade at around 14x 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.
John Laing Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £110 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a John Laing Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£41 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£169 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.5%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.92%|
|Market capitalisation||£1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting John Laing 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, John Laing Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 269.7293p up to 378.4559p. 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 John Laing Group's is 0.3631. This would suggest that John Laing Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
John Laing Group plc, an investment holding company, originates, invests in, and manages greenfield infrastructure projects. It operates through Primary Investment, Secondary Investment, and Asset Management segments. The company originates, invests in, and manages social, transport, and environmental infrastructure projects under government backed public-private partnership programs in the Asia Pacific, North America, Contiental Europe, and the United Kingdom; and invests in and manages solar PV parks, onshore and offshore wind farm projects, and biomass plants in the United Kingdom, Irish, French, German, Swedish, and Australian markets. It also provides investment advice and asset management services to listed funds. Laing Group plc was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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