How to buy Morgan Sindall Group (MGNS) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Morgan Sindall Group shares.

Morgan Sindall Group plc (MGNS) is a leading engineering and construction business based in the UK. In the week up to 10 January Morgan Sindall Group shares plunged 8.10% to a closing position of 2325p. However, over the last 12 months, Morgan Sindall Group's share price has risen by 46.64% from 1548p. Morgan Sindall Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 6,600 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Morgan Sindall Group

  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: MGNS in this case.
  5. Research Morgan Sindall Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Morgan Sindall Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Fees for buying 20x Morgan Sindall Group shares with popular platforms

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Morgan Sindall Group share price (LSE:MGNS)

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Is it a good time to buy Morgan Sindall Group stock?

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Is Morgan Sindall 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.

P/E ratio

Morgan Sindall Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Morgan Sindall Group shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

EBITDA

Morgan Sindall Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £100.8 million.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Morgan Sindall Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Morgan Sindall Group's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 2310p, which is 14.72% up on its pre-crash value of 1970p and 123.84% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 1032p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Morgan Sindall Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £600.16 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 £1,231.23.

Morgan Sindall Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open2260p
High2295p
Low2260p
Close2270p
Previous close2270p
Change0p
Change %0%
Volume98,671
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range1387.5782p - 2729.6431p
50-day moving average2419.6p
200-day moving average2336.515p
Wall St. target price2610p
PE ratio14.6949
Dividend yield70p (2.99%)
Earnings per share (TTM)160.6p

Do Morgan Sindall Group shares pay dividends?

3.0%

Dividend yield: 2.99% of stock value

3.0%

Forward annual dividend yield: 2.99% of stock value

43.8%

Dividend payout ratio: 43.75% of net profits

Morgan Sindall Group has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.99% of its share value annually.

Morgan Sindall Group has paid out, on average, around 43.75% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.99% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 2.99% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Morgan Sindall Group's case, that would currently equate to about 70p per share.

While Morgan Sindall Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that it may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Morgan Sindall Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1387.5782p up to 2729.6431p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MGNS.LSE volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Sindall Group's is 1.3953. This would suggest that Morgan Sindall 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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