Kape Technologies Plc (KAPE) is a leading software-infrastructure business based in the UK. It opened the day at 180p after a previous close of 172.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 171p to a high of 180p. The latest price was 171p (25 minute delay). Kape Technologies is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 350 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Kape Technologies's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 164p, which is 16.54% down on its pre-crash value of 196.5p and 71.73% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 95.5p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Kape Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £750.72 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 £939.83.
|52-week range||95.5p - 229p|
|50-day moving average||178.9265p|
|200-day moving average||184.7958p|
|Wall St. target price||1.98p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||0.8p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-12.31%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||-5.00%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||8.92%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||-21.38%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-3.66%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||71.00%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||132.65%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||222.64%|
Valuing Kape Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kape Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kape Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 233x. In other words, Kape Technologies shares trade at around 233x 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.
Kape Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £19.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kape Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£95.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||9%|
|Gross profit TTM||£58.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.62%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.51%|
|Market capitalisation||£391.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Kape Technologies 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, Kape Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as 95.5p up to 229p. 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 Kape Technologies's is 0.8972. This would suggest that Kape Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Kape Technologies Plc, a cybersecurity company, develops and distributes digital products in the online security space. It operates through two segment, Digital Privacy and Digital Security. It offers CyberGhost, Zenmate, and Private Internet Access that provide cybersecurity SaaS with a focus on providing of virtual private network solutions. The company provides Intego, a malware protection, firewall, anti-spam, back-up, data protection and parental controls software for Mac; and PC performance, Reimage PC, Restoro, and DriverFix products. In addition, it offers software development; market research; consulting; and professional services. The company was formerly known as Crossrider plc and changed its name to Kape Technologies Plc in March 2018. The company is based in London, the United Kingdom. Kape Technologies Plc is a subsidiary of Unikmind Holdings Limited.
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