ScS Group plc is a specialty retail business based in the UK. ScS Group shares (SCS.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 216p – an increase of 21.35% over the previous week. ScS Group employs 1,707 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £255.5 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, ScS Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 216p, which is 9.62% down on its pre-crash value of 239p and 52.11% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 142p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of ScS Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £651.26 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 £907.57.
|Latest market close||216p|
|52-week range||128p - 246.7804p|
|50-day moving average||198.0441p|
|200-day moving average||182.3063p|
|Wall St. target price||239p|
|Dividend yield||0.17p (10.71%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||26.6p|
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|3 months (2020-10-22)||7.46%|
Valuing ScS Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ScS Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ScS 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 7x. In other words, ScS Group 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.
ScS Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £9.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ScS Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£255.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||1.84%|
|Gross profit TTM||£119.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||-6.5%|
|Market capitalisation||£78.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting ScS Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Over the last 12 months, ScS Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 128p up to 246.7804p. 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 ScS Group's is 0.5059. This would suggest that ScS Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
ScS Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of upholstered furniture, flooring, and related products in the United Kingdom. Its stores offer various upholstered furniture products; dining and occasional furniture products; and flooring products, such as carpets, rugs, and laminate and vinyl tiling products The company provides products under the Signature, Inspire, and Living brands, as well as third party brands, including La-Z-Boy and G Plan. It operates through a network of 100 stores. The company also sells its products online through its Website, scs.co.uk. ScS Group plc was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunderland, the United Kingdom.
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