Land Securities Group plc (LAND) is a leading reit-diversified business based in the UK. It opened the day at 667.6p after a previous close of 667.6p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 667.6p to a high of 690.2p. The latest price was 688.8p (25 minute delay). Land Securities Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 530 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
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- Can I buy shares in Land Securities Group?
- Has coronavirus impacted Land Securities Group shares?
- Land Securities Group shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Land Securities Group stock a buy or sell?
- Performance over time
- Is Land Securities Group suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Land Securities Group shares over-valued?
- How volatile are Land Securities Group shares?
- Does Land Securities Group pay a dividend?
- Have Land Securities Group shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Land Securities Group's share price?
Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Land Securities Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 680p, which is 29.26% down on its pre-crash value of 961.2p and 28.11% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 530.8p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Land Securities Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £609.75 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 £719.10.
Land Securities Group share price (LSE:LAND)Use our graph to track the performance of LAND stocks over time.
Land Securities Group shares at a glance
|52-week range||496.0088p - 755.4297p|
|50-day moving average||703.8286p|
|200-day moving average||706.7154p|
|Wall St. target price||776p|
|Dividend yield||27p (3.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-188.2p|
Fees for buying 100x Land Securities Group shares with popular platforms
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Is it a good time to buy Land Securities Group stock?
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Land Securities Group price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-15)||-3.20%|
|1 month (2021-09-22)||-2.24%|
|3 months (2021-07-22)||-0.03%|
|6 months (2021-04-22)||-4.28%|
|1 year (2020-10-22)||26.97%|
|2 years (2019-10-22)||-28.47%|
|3 years (2018-10-22)||-18.16%|
|5 years (2016-10-21)||-36.13%|
Is Land Securities Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.
Land Securities Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.27. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Land Securities Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Land Securities Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £308 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Land Securities Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£635 million|
|Operating margin TTM||48.19%|
|Gross profit TTM||£416 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.51%|
|Return on equity TTM||-17.45%|
|Market capitalisation||£5.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance track record
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 Land Securities Group.
Total ESG risk score
Land Securities Group's total ESG risk: 14.86
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Land Securities Group's overall score of 14.86 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Land Securities Group 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.).
Land Securities Group's environmental score: 8.15/100
Land Securities Group's environmental score of 8.15 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Land Securities Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Land Securities Group's social score: 9.01/100
Land Securities Group's social score of 9.01 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Land Securities Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Land Securities Group's governance score: 8.2/100
Land Securities Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Land Securities Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||14.86|
|Total ESG percentile||6.98|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
Land Securities Group share dividends
Dividend yield: 3.87% of stock value
Forward annual dividend yield: 4.78% of stock value
Land Securities Group has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 3.87% of its share value annually.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Land Securities Group's shares ever split?
Land Securities Group's shares were split on a 15:16 basis on 28 September 2017. So if you had owned 16 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 15 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Land Securities Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 6.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Land Securities Group shares which in turn could have impacted Land Securities Group's share price.
Share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Land Securities Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 496.0088p up to 755.4297p. 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 Land Securities Group's is 1.4328. This would suggest that Land Securities 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).
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