Polymetal International plc (POLY) is a leading other precious metals & mining business based in the UK. Polymetal International is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 12,083 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||955.0444p - 2052.9895p|
|50-day moving average||1702.8235p|
|200-day moving average||1766.324p|
|Wall St. target price||10.89p|
|Dividend yield||0.62p (3.66%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||147.6p|
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Valuing Polymetal International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Polymetal International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Polymetal International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Polymetal International shares trade at around 11x 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.
Polymetal International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping £1.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Polymetal International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£2.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||42.05%|
|Gross profit TTM||£1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||15.05%|
|Return on equity TTM||42.9%|
|Market capitalisation||£8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Polymetal International.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 26.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Polymetal International's overall score of 26.8 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 27th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Polymetal International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 13.94/100
Polymetal International's environmental score of 13.94 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polymetal International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 11.78/100
Polymetal International's social score of 11.78 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polymetal International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 8.58/100
Polymetal International's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Polymetal International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Polymetal International scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Polymetal International has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||26.8|
|Total ESG percentile||27.14|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 42.36% of net profits
Recently Polymetal International has paid out, on average, around 42.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Polymetal International shareholders could enjoy a 3.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Polymetal International's case, that would currently equate to about 0.62p per share.
While Polymetal International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Polymetal International 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 3 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Polymetal International's shares have ranged in value from as little as 955.0444p up to 2052.9895p. 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 Polymetal International's is -0.0112. This would suggest that Polymetal International's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Polymetal International has bucked the trend.
Polymetal International plc operates as a precious metals mining company in Russia, Kazakhstan, East Asia, and Europe. The company operates through five segments: Magadan, Ural, Khabarovsk, Kazakhstan, and Yakutia. It is involved in the exploration, extraction, processing, and reclamation of gold, silver, copper, zinc, and platinum group metals. The company's flagship project is the Kyzyl property located in the East Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan. Polymetal International plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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