McKay Securities Plc (MCKS) is a leading reit-diversified business based in the UK. It opened the day at 198.9p after a previous close of 201p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 194.5p to a high of 200.2618p. The latest price was 200p (25 minute delay). McKay Securities is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 19 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, McKay Securities's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 192p, which is 27.82% down on its pre-crash value of 266p and 41.18% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 136p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of McKay Securities shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £582.39 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 £727.28.
|52-week range||131.2492p - 276.0092p|
|50-day moving average||201.8897p|
|200-day moving average||192.7764p|
|Wall St. target price||300p|
|Dividend yield||0.07p (3.6%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||8.6p|
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|1 week (2021-01-12)||0.25%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||3.09%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||6.95%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||8.11%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||-21.57%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||-13.04%|
|5 years (2016-01-19)||-21.49%|
Valuing McKay Securities stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of McKay Securities's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
McKay Securities's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, McKay Securities shares trade at around 25x 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.
McKay Securities's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £16.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a McKay Securities's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£29.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||56.01%|
|Gross profit TTM||£21.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||-5.63%|
|Market capitalisation||£188.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting McKay Securities to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
McKay Securities's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 October 1997. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your McKay Securities shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for McKay Securities shares which in turn could have impacted McKay Securities's share price.
Over the last 12 months, McKay Securities's shares have ranged in value from as little as 131.2492p up to 276.0092p. 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 McKay Securities's is 0.9034. This would suggest that McKay Securities's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
McKay Securities Plc is a commercial property investment company with Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) status, listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. It specialises in the development and refurbishment of office, industrial and logistics buildings within proven markets of South East England and London. The portfolio at 30 September 2020 comprised 33 properties, valued at £438.95m, located in established areas, predominantly along the M4 corridor, where McKay has deep expertise, with a focus on growing satellite towns benefitting from strong connectively to London and robust demand amongst leading occupiers.
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