Scapa Group plc is a specialty chemicals business based in the UK. Scapa Group shares (SCPA.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Scapa Group employs 1,461 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £281.8 million.
|Latest market close||N/Ap|
|52-week range||82.5p - 277.5p|
|50-day moving average||171.4255p|
|200-day moving average||132.6181p|
|Wall St. target price||518.33p|
|Dividend yield||0.03p (2.76%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||0.4p|
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Valuing Scapa Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Scapa Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Scapa Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 472x. In other words, Scapa Group shares trade at around 472x 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.
Scapa Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £28.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Scapa Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£281.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||5.25%|
|Gross profit TTM||£122.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.1%|
|Return on equity TTM||-37.5%|
|Market capitalisation||£336.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Scapa Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Scapa Group's shares were split on a 3:5 basis on 9 August 1999. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Scapa Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Scapa Group shares which in turn could have impacted Scapa Group's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Scapa Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 82.5p up to 277.5p. 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 Scapa Group's is 1.5286. This would suggest that Scapa Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Scapa Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells bonding products and adhesive components for applications in the healthcare and industrial markets in Europe, North America, and Asia. The company offers wound dressings and topical skin care solutions; first aid and personal care products; skin adhesives and medical-grade substrates; and customize adhesive formulations for various applications. It also provides adhesive systems for automotive wire harness systems; cable tapes and jointing components for applications in power, sub-sea, control, data, and fiber optic cables; self-adhesive tape solutions for the building and construction market; specialty products, such as technical adhesive tapes, and films and foams; and consumer tapes. In addition, the company offers PVC tapes under the Barnier brand name, polyethylene tapes under the Polyflex name, and hockey tapes under the Renfrew brand name. Scapa Group plc was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Ashton-Under-Lyne, the United Kingdom.
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