How to buy Morgan Advanced Materials shares

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Morgan Advanced Materials plc (MGAM) is a leading specialty industrial machinery business based in the UK. Morgan Advanced Materials is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 8,560 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Morgan Advanced Materials

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: MGAM in this case.
  5. Research Morgan Advanced Materials shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Morgan Advanced Materials shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Morgan Advanced Materials share price

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Morgan Advanced Materials shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range162.3718p - 324.87p
50-day moving average 306.7941p
200-day moving average 259.0141p
Wall St. target price371.82p
PE ratio 83.3333
Dividend yield 0.06p (2%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 3.6p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
eToro Free Stocks
0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Morgan Advanced Materials stock?

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Is Morgan Advanced Materials under- or over-valued?

Valuing Morgan Advanced Materials stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Morgan Advanced Materials's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Morgan Advanced Materials's P/E ratio

Morgan Advanced Materials's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 83x. In other words, Morgan Advanced Materials shares trade at around 83x 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.

Morgan Advanced Materials's PEG ratio

Morgan Advanced Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.57. 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 Morgan Advanced Materials's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Morgan Advanced Materials's EBITDA

Morgan Advanced Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £144.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Morgan Advanced Materials's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Morgan Advanced Materials financials

Revenue TTM £1 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.83%
Gross profit TTM £135 million
Return on assets TTM 6.68%
Return on equity TTM 4.81%
Profit margin 1.04%
Book value 0.844p
Market capitalisation £856.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Morgan Advanced Materials share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 142.86% of net profits

Recently Morgan Advanced Materials has paid out, on average, around 142.86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Morgan Advanced Materials shareholders could enjoy a 2% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Morgan Advanced Materials's case, that would currently equate to about 0.06p per share.

Morgan Advanced Materials's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Morgan Advanced Materials share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Morgan Advanced Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as 162.3718p up to 324.87p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MGAM.LSE volatility(beta: 1.43)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Morgan Advanced Materials's is 1.4259. This would suggest that Morgan Advanced Materials'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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Morgan Advanced Materials overview

Morgan Advanced Materials plc operates as a materials science and application engineering company. The company offers high-temperature insulating fiber products, microporous products, firebricks, monolithic products, heat shields, fired refractory shapes, and structural block insulation products; crucibles, foundry products, and furnace industries furnace ranges; and seals and bearings, as well as general pump components, such as shafts, vanes, rotors, and washers. It also provides carbon brushes and brush holders, power slip rings, terminal blocks, diagnostic equipment, carbon current collection strips, shaft grounding brushes, and linear transfer systems; and semiconductor products, engineered coatings, zirconia products, ceramic injection molded products, ceramic cores, braze alloys, and the Haldenwanger range of ceramic tubes and rollers, as well as ceramic to metal assemblies, including brazed and metallized assemblies. The company serves customers in the industrial, transportation, petrochemical and chemical, energy, semiconductor and electronics, healthcare and security and defence markets. It also operates in the United States, China, Germany, France, other Asian countries, Australasia, the Middle East and Africa, other European countries, other North America, and South America. The company was formerly known as The Morgan Crucible Company plc and changed its name to Morgan Advanced Materials plc in March 2013. Morgan Advanced Materials plc was founded in 1856 and is headquartered in Windsor, the United Kingdom.

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