Land Securities Group plc (LAND) is a leading reit—diversified business based in the UK. It opened the day at 570.4p after a previous close of 570p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 554p to a high of 576.4p. The latest price was 569.9p (25 minute delay). Land Securities Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 568 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Land Securities Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 505.9p, which is 47.37% down on its pre-crash value of 961.2p and 4.92% down on the lowest point reached during the March 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 £534.99.
|52-week range||499.5p - 1001p|
|50-day moving average||565.9083p|
|200-day moving average||602.181p|
|Wall St. target price||934.22p|
|Dividend yield||0.46p (8.63%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-16.1p|
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|3 months (2020-06-23)||-4.19%|
|6 months (2020-03-23)||-1.16%|
Valuing Land Securities Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Land Securities Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
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. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
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 £476 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||£741 million|
|Operating margin TTM||63.7%|
|Gross profit TTM||£545 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.08%|
|Return on equity TTM||-8.91%|
|Market capitalisation||£4.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 14.46
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Land Securities Group's overall score of 14.46 (as at 08/01/2020) 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.).
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.
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.
Governance score: 9.8/100
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.
|Total ESG score||14.46|
|Total ESG percentile||6.8|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
We're not expecting Land Securities Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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.
Over the last 12 months, Land Securities Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 499.5p up to 1001p. 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 1.2367. This would suggest that Land Securities Group's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
At Landsec, we believe great places are for people to experience and are made with the experience of great people. As one of the largest real estate companies in Europe, our £13.8 billion portfolio spans 24 million sq ft of well-connected, experience-led retail, leisure, workspace and residential hubs, with a growing focus on London. From the iconic Piccadilly Lights in the West End and the regeneration of London's Victoria, to the creation of retail destinations at Westgate Oxford and Trinity Leeds, we own and manage some of the most successful and memorable real estate in the UK. We aim to lead our industry in critical long-term issues ? from diversity and community employment, to carbon reduction and climate resilience. We deliver value for our shareholders, great experiences for our customers and positive change for our communities. At Landsec, everything is experience.
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