Melrose Industries PLC (MRO) is a leading specialty industrial machinery business based in the UK. Melrose Industries is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 55,000 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||72p - 244.1131p|
|50-day moving average||175.2242p|
|200-day moving average||132.3026p|
|Wall St. target price||248p|
|Dividend yield||0.05p (1.92%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-6.5p|
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Valuing Melrose Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Melrose Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Melrose Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 120x. In other words, Melrose Industries shares trade at around 120x 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.
Melrose Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £743 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Melrose Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£9.5 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||£2.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||-4.95%|
|Market capitalisation||£8.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Melrose Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Melrose Industries's shares were split on a 7:48 basis on 28 January 2016. So if you had owned 48 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 7 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Melrose Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 585.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Melrose Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Melrose Industries's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Melrose Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as 72p up to 244.1131p. 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 Melrose Industries's is 2.5092. This would suggest that Melrose Industries's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Melrose Industries PLC engages in the aerospace, automotive, powder metallurgy, air management, and other industrial businesses. Its Aerospace segment provides airframe and engine structures, and electrical interconnection systems for the aerospace industry in civil airframe and defense platforms. The company's Automotive segment is involved in the design, development, manufacturing, and integration of driveline technologies; and electric powertrains and intelligent all-wheel drive systems. Its Powder Metallurgy segment offers precision automotive components and components for industrial and consumer applications; metal powder for powder metallurgy; and additive manufacturing parts for prototypes. The company's Nortek Air Management segment manufactures and sells ventilation products for the professional remodeling and replacement, residential new construction, and consumer do-it-yourself markets. This segment also manufactures and sells split-system and packaged air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, air handlers, and parts for the residential replacement and new construction markets; and custom designed and engineered products and systems for non-residential applications. Its Other Industrial segment provides turbo generators, transformers, and switchgears; develops and manufactures security, home automation, and access control technologies for the residential and commercial markets; and designs, manufactures, and distributes ergonomic products for use in a various working, learning, and healthcare environments. The company has operations in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company was formerly known as New Melrose Industries PLC and changed its name to Melrose Industries PLC in November 2015. Melrose Industries PLC was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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