Travis Perkins plc (TPK) is a leading building products & equipment business based in the UK. Travis Perkins is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 23,695 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
|52-week range||550.3361p - 1679.3977p|
|50-day moving average||1368.1515p|
|200-day moving average||1214.0154p|
|Wall St. target price||1180.87p|
|Dividend yield||0.48p (1.99%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||48.4p|
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Valuing Travis Perkins stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Travis Perkins's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Travis Perkins's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Travis Perkins shares trade at around 25x 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.
Travis Perkins's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £141.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Travis Perkins's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£6.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||0.56%|
|Gross profit TTM||£2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.36%|
|Return on equity TTM||-0.08%|
|Market capitalisation||£3.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Travis Perkins 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, Travis Perkins's shares have ranged in value from as little as 550.3361p up to 1679.3977p. 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 Travis Perkins's is 1.4637. This would suggest that Travis Perkins's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Travis Perkins plc distributes building materials to the building, construction, and home improvement markets in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Merchanting, Retail, Toolstation, and Plumbing & Heating. The Merchanting segment distributes interior building products, which include drywalls, ceilings, external envelopes, fire protection products, flooring and partitioning products, and tools and accessories to professionals within the construction industry; civil, drainage, and heavy building materials to specialist contractors and trade professionals; and pipeline and heating solutions. This segment also distributes building materials, plumbing and heating products, landscaping materials, timber and sheet materials, painting and decorating products, dry lining and insulation products, doors and joinery, and hand and power tools to trade professionals and self-builders. The Retail segment operates as a home improvement retailer, which sells kitchen, bathroom, paint, and timber products. The Toolstation segment supplies products to the trade, home improvers, and self-builders industry through approximately 350 branches, as well as online, call center, and a mobile website. The Plumbing & Heating segment supplies its products to the trade, home improvement, and DIY markets. The company also offers kitchens and joinery products to specialist joiners, kitchen fitters, house builders, local authorities, and national house builders; and operates as a tile retailer. The company was formerly known as Sandell Perkins Public Limited Company and changed its name to Travis Perkins plc in October 1988. Travis Perkins plc was founded in 1797 and is headquartered in Northampton, the United Kingdom.
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