NMC Health Plc (NMC) is a leading medical care facilities business based in the UK. NMC Health is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 17,748 staff. All prices are listed in British Pound.
|52-week range||£677.009 - £1420.5|
|50-day moving average||£626.62|
|200-day moving average||£1385.9413|
|Wall St. target price||£54.44|
|Dividend yield||£0.18 (362%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||£129|
Valuing NMC Health stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of NMC Health's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
NMC Health's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, NMC Health shares trade at around 0x 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.
NMC Health's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £539.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a NMC Health's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£2.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||18.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||£841.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.19%|
|Return on equity TTM||18.98%|
|Market capitalisation||£10.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 17.78% of net profits
Recently NMC Health has paid out, on average, around 17.78% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 362% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), NMC Health shareholders could enjoy a 362% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In NMC Health's case, that would currently equate to about £0.18 per share.
While NMC Health's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that NMC Health is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 June 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, NMC Health's shares have ranged in value from as little as £677.009 up to £1420.5. 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 NMC Health's is 0.5866. This would suggest that NMC Health's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
NMC Health Plc provides healthcare services in the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Spain, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Healthcare, and Distribution & Services. It owns and manages approximately 200 healthcare facilities, including hospitals, medical centers, long term care facilities, day surgery centers, fertility clinics, and home health services providers. The company offers medical services comprising diagnostic, and in and outpatient services, as well as research and medical services in the field of gynecology, obstetrics, and human reproduction; and management services in respect of hospitals, as well as retails pharmaceutical goods. It also trades in pharmaceutical goods, medical equipment, cosmetics, and food products. NMC Health Plc was founded in 1975 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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