RIT Capital Partners (RCP) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 2075p after a previous close of 2085p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 2060p to a high of 2080p. The latest price was 2060p (25 minute delay). RIT Capital Partners is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 52 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, RIT Capital Partners's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 1882p, which is 9.74% down on its pre-crash value of 2085p and 50.32% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 1252p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of RIT Capital Partners shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £714.27 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 £927.07.
|52-week range||1240.0832p - 2124.5833p|
|50-day moving average||1981.6571p|
|200-day moving average||1865.3986p|
|Wall St. target price||1095p|
|Dividend yield||0.35p (1.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||17.7p|
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|1 month (2020-12-22)||0.49%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||7.97%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||12.81%|
Valuing RIT Capital Partners stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of RIT Capital Partners's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
RIT Capital Partners's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 118x. In other words, RIT Capital Partners shares trade at around 118x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
RIT Capital Partners's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £38.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a RIT Capital Partners's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£69 million|
|Operating margin TTM||55.94%|
|Gross profit TTM||£407.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.68%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£3.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 9819.44% of net profits
Recently RIT Capital Partners has paid out, on average, around 9819.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.87% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), RIT Capital Partners shareholders could enjoy a 1.87% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In RIT Capital Partners's case, that would currently equate to about 0.35p per share.
RIT Capital Partners's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, RIT Capital Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1240.0832p up to 2124.5833p. 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 RIT Capital Partners's is 0.3571. This would suggest that RIT Capital Partners's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
RIT Capital Partners plc is a self-managed investment trust. The firm invests in the public equity and currency markets across the globe. It also invests in private investments and equity funds. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the RPI plus 3% and MSCI All Country World Index (50% Sterling). It employs a top-down approach to make its investments. The firm makes its investments in companies operating across diversified sectors. RIT Capital Partners plc was founded on August 1, 1988 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
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