Taylor Wimpey plc (TW) is a leading residential construction business based in the UK. Taylor Wimpey is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 6,024 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||90.7794p - 213.6448p|
|50-day moving average||162.1618p|
|200-day moving average||134.9568p|
|Wall St. target price||187.15p|
|Dividend yield||0.08p (12.43%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||12.1p|
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Valuing Taylor Wimpey stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Taylor Wimpey's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Taylor Wimpey's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Taylor Wimpey shares trade at around 13x 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.
However, Taylor Wimpey's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the residential construction industry or those of similar companies.
Taylor Wimpey's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.76. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Taylor Wimpey's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider Taylor Wimpey's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Taylor Wimpey's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £557.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Taylor Wimpey's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Taylor Wimpey's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||£3.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.42%|
|Gross profit TTM||£1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.84%|
|Market capitalisation||£5.8 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 Taylor Wimpey.
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: 10.74
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Taylor Wimpey's overall score of 10.74 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Taylor Wimpey 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.).
To gain some more context, you can compare Taylor Wimpey's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 3.12/100
Taylor Wimpey's environmental score of 3.12 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 2.66/100
Taylor Wimpey's social score of 2.66 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 1.96/100
Taylor Wimpey's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Taylor Wimpey scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Taylor Wimpey has managed to keep its nose clean.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||10.74|
|Total ESG percentile||2.06|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
|Level of controversy||1|
Dividend payout ratio: 12325% of net profits
Recently Taylor Wimpey has paid out, on average, around 12325% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Taylor Wimpey shareholders could enjoy a 12.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Taylor Wimpey's case, that would currently equate to about 0.08p per share.
Taylor Wimpey'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 4 June 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Taylor Wimpey's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
Taylor Wimpey's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 19 June 1989. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Taylor Wimpey shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Taylor Wimpey shares which in turn could have impacted Taylor Wimpey's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Taylor Wimpey's shares have ranged in value from as little as 90.7794p up to 213.6448p. 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 Taylor Wimpey's is 1.8621. This would suggest that Taylor Wimpey's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
To put Taylor Wimpey's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Taylor Wimpey plc operates a residential developer in the United Kingdom and Spain. The company builds various homes, such as one- and two-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom detached houses. Taylor Wimpey plc was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in High Wycombe, the United Kingdom.
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