How to buy Picton Property Income (PCTN) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Picton Property Income shares.

Picton Property Income Limited (PCTN) is a leading reit-diversified business based in the UK. It opened the day at 89.84p after a previous close of 90.3p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 89.39p to a high of 93.8p. The latest price was 93.8p (25 minute delay). Picton Property Income is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 10 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Picton Property Income

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

Fees for buying 200x Picton Property Income shares with popular platforms

Share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

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£187.60 total
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£189.38 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£195.60 total
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£199.55 total
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£195.59 total
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£187.60 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£197.10 total
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Picton Property Income share price (LSE:PCTN)

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Is it a good time to buy Picton Property Income stock?

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Is Picton Property Income 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

Picton Property Income's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Picton Property Income shares trade at around 7x 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

Picton Property Income's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £28.8 million.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Picton Property Income's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Picton Property Income's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 103.6p, which is 0.58% up on its pre-crash value of 103p and 108.45% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 49.7p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Picton Property Income shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £511.81 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 £1,019.68.

Picton Property Income shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open89.84p
High93.8p
Low89.39p
Close93.8p
Previous close90.3p
Change3.5p
Change %3.876%
Volume1,722,781
Information last updated 2022-01-16.
52-week range78.5714p - 106.4p
50-day moving average100.308p
200-day moving average94.186p
Wall St. target price115p
PE ratio6.7273
Dividend yield3.3p (3.28%)
Earnings per share (TTM)15.4p

Do Picton Property Income shares pay dividends?

3.3%

Dividend yield: 3.28% of stock value

3.3%

Forward annual dividend yield: 3.28% of stock value

20.6%

Dividend payout ratio: 20.63% of net profits

Picton Property Income has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 3.28% of its share value annually.

Picton Property Income has paid out, on average, around 20.63% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.28% 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 3.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Picton Property Income's case, that would currently equate to about 3.3p per share.

While Picton Property Income's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Picton Property Income's shares have ranged in value from as little as 78.5714p up to 106.4p. 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 Picton Property Income's is 0.4916. This would suggest that Picton Property Income's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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