How to buy Novacyt shares | 448.6p

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Novacyt S.A (NCYT) is a leading diagnostics and research business based in the UK. It opened the day at 469.5p after a previous close of 463.8p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 442p to a high of 469.5p. The latest price was 448.6p (25 minute delay). Novacyt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 110 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Novacyt

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  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: NCYT in this case.
  5. Research Novacyt shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Novacyt shares. It's that simple.
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Novacyt share price

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Novacyt shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
Open469.5p
High469.5p
Low442p
Close448.6p
Previous close463.8p
Change -15.2p
Change % -3.2773%
Volume 824,019
Information last updated 2021-04-27.
52-week range202.75p - 1276p
50-day moving average 606.8444p
200-day moving average 799.9148p
PE ratio 9.6308
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 52p
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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£448.60 total
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£448.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.81
£450.41 total
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£460.55 total
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£456.59 total
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£458.10 total
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Is it a good time to buy Novacyt stock?

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Novacyt price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 448.6p

1 week (2021-04-29) -3.28%
1 month (2021-04-09) 6.45%
3 months (2021-02-10) -45.23%
6 months (2020-11-10) -36.91%
1 year (2020-05-07) 7.45%
2 years (2019-05-10) 2,794.19%
3 years (2018-05-10) 647.67%

Is Novacyt 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

Novacyt'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, Novacyt 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.

EBITDA

Novacyt's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £49.8 million.

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

Financials

Revenue TTM £78.2 million
Operating margin TTM 61.39%
Gross profit TTM £8.3 million
Return on assets TTM 49.17%
Return on equity TTM 97.09%
Profit margin 45.54%
Book value 0.894p
Market capitalisation £316.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Novacyt share dividends

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Novacyt's shares have ranged in value from as little as 202.75p up to 1276p. 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 Novacyt's is -3.3798. This would suggest that Novacyt's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Novacyt has bucked the trend.

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