Spire Healthcare Group plc (SPI) is a leading medical care facilities business based in the UK. It opened the day at 136p after a previous close of 133.8p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 131.6p to a high of 137.8p. The latest price was 135.4p (25 minute delay). Spire Healthcare Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 11,498 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Spire Healthcare Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 112p, which is 15.54% down on its pre-crash value of 132.6p and 119.18% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 51.1p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Spire Healthcare Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £514.30 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 £865.54.
|52-week range||49.6852p - 162.4p|
|50-day moving average||138.3412p|
|200-day moving average||105.0894p|
|Wall St. target price||152.82p|
|Dividend yield||0.04p (4.94%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||5.6p|
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|1 month (2020-12-22)||-11.73%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||13.78%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||57.81%|
Valuing Spire Healthcare Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Spire Healthcare Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Spire Healthcare 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 51x. In other words, Spire Healthcare Group shares trade at around 51x 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.
Spire Healthcare Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £122.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Spire Healthcare Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£891.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||6.41%|
|Gross profit TTM||£451.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.67%|
|Return on equity TTM||-28.15%|
|Market capitalisation||£640.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Spire Healthcare 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, Spire Healthcare Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 49.6852p up to 162.4p. 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 Spire Healthcare Group's is 1.1638. This would suggest that Spire Healthcare Group's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Spire Healthcare Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates private hospitals and clinics in the United Kingdom. It offers various treatments in the areas of allergy and infectious diseases, blood tests, bones and joints, bowel treatments, breast screening, cancer investigations and treatments, cosmetic surgery, cyst removal, and dental surgery, as well as ear, nose, and throat treatments. The company also provides eye surgery and treatments, family planning, foreign visa medical exams, gastroenterology, general medicine, general surgery, haematology, hand surgery, hip and knee treatment, and heart and kidney treatments. In addition, it offers treatments in the areas of men's health, neurology, paediatrics, pain management, rehabilitation, sports, physiotherapy, podiatry, respiratory care, and rheumatology; and scans and investigations, skin treatments, spinal care, sports science, urology, vascular care, weight loss, and women's health. Further, the comapny owns and operates Perform, a sports medicine, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation brand; and offers MRI/CT scanning, pathology, and consulting services. As of December 31, 2019, it offered diagnostics, in-patient, daycase, and out-patient care services through 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales, and Scotland. Spire Healthcare Group plc was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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