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NextEnergy Solar Ord (NESF) is a leading business based in the UK. It opened the day at 107.4p after a previous close of 107.2p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 103.6p to a high of 107.4p. The latest price was 104.8p (25 minute delay). NextEnergy Solar Ord is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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  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: NESF in this case.
  5. Research NextEnergy Solar Ord shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your NextEnergy Solar Ord shares. It's that simple.
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How has Coronavirus impacted NextEnergy Solar Ord's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, NextEnergy Solar Ord's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 107p, which is 8.15% down on its pre-crash value of 116.5p and 22.99% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 87p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of NextEnergy Solar Ord shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £739.50 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 £899.16.

NextEnergy Solar Ord share price

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NextEnergy Solar Ord shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-18.
Open107.4p
High107.4p
Low103.6p
Close104.8p
Previous close107.2p
Change -2.4p
Change % -2.239%
Volume 1,941,216
Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week range82.8516p - 119.0396p
50-day moving average 106.1882p
200-day moving average 106.3169p
Wall St. target price116p
PE ratio 9.7862
Dividend yield 0.07p (6.91%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 11.7p
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£100
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Over 3,000 funds
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2,500 funds
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Is it a good time to buy NextEnergy Solar Ord stock?

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NextEnergy Solar Ord price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 104.8p

1 week (2021-01-12) -0.57%
1 month (2020-12-22) 3.35%
3 months (2020-10-22) -2.96%
6 months (2020-07-22) -2.96%
2 years (2019-01-18) -6.84%
3 years (2018-01-19) -7.67%
5 years (2016-01-19) 8.04%

Is NextEnergy Solar Ord under- or over-valued?

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

NextEnergy Solar Ord's P/E ratio

NextEnergy Solar Ord's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, NextEnergy Solar Ord shares trade at around 10x 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.

However, NextEnergy Solar Ord's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the industry or those of similar companies.

NextEnergy Solar Ord's EBITDA

NextEnergy Solar Ord's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £73.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a NextEnergy Solar Ord's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put NextEnergy Solar Ord's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

NextEnergy Solar Ord financials

Operating margin TTM 150.2%
Gross profit TTM £-14,522,000
Return on assets TTM -1.72%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.99p
Market capitalisation £617.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

NextEnergy Solar Ord share dividends

We're not expecting NextEnergy Solar Ord to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

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NextEnergy Solar Ord share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NextEnergy Solar Ord's shares have ranged in value from as little as 82.8516p up to 119.0396p. 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 NextEnergy Solar Ord's is 0.4355. This would suggest that NextEnergy Solar Ord's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put NextEnergy Solar Ord's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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NextEnergy Solar Ord overview

NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited specializes in investments in operational solar photovoltaic (PV) assets. The fund intends primarily to acquire operating assets, but may invest in assets that are under development, that is, at the stage of origination, project planning or construction. Within this sector it intends to acquire assets that are primarily ground-based and utility-scale and which are on sites that may be agricultural, industrial, and/or commercial. It invests in solar power plants. The fund may also acquire selected building-integrated installations. It invests in electric power by solar energy and independent power producers and energy traders. It seeks to invest in the United Kingdom. It will typically seek to acquire sole ownership, but may enter into joint ventures or acquire majority interests. Where an interest of less than 100 percent in a particular asset is acquired, the fund intends to secure controlling shareholder rights through shareholders' agreements or other legal arrangements. The fund will not invest more than 30 percent of the gross asset value in any one project. In case of under developed assets it will not invest more than 10 per cent of the gross asset value. It may invest by way of equity or a mix of equity and shareholder loans.

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