Versarien plc (VRS) is a leading specialty chemicals business based in the UK. It opened the day at 39.95p after a previous close of 39.275p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 38.05p to a high of 40.8p. The latest price was 39.475p (25 minute delay). Versarien is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 93 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Versarien's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 32.6p, which is 41.26% down on its pre-crash value of 55.5p and 53.77% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 21.2p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Versarien shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £467.74 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 £525.81.
|52-week range||21.2p - 92.345p|
|50-day moving average||36.8051p|
|200-day moving average||39.9695p|
|Wall St. target price||25p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||-1.6p|
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|3 months (2020-10-16)||21.09%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||3.14%|
|Revenue TTM||£8.3 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£1.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-14.29%|
|Return on equity TTM||-32.17%|
|Market capitalisation||£71.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Versarien 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, Versarien's shares have ranged in value from as little as 21.2p up to 92.345p. 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 Versarien's is 1.1633. This would suggest that Versarien'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).
Versarien plc, an engineering materials company, provides engineering solutions for various industry sectors in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Graphene and Plastic Products, and Hard Wear and Metallic Products. The Graphene and Plastic Products segment offers graphene products, such as Nanene, a few-layer graphene; Polygrene, a graphene enhanced polymer; Hexotene, a few-layer hexagonal boron nitride nano-platelet powder; and graphene-based nanomaterials for energy storage devices, as well as a range of electrically conductive graphene inks for various printing processes, substrates, and applications under the Graphinks name. The Hard Wear and Metallic Products segment provides graphene enhanced plastic products, including graphene enhanced mobile accessories, injection molding products, tool boxes, transit trays, PU foam tanks, and vacuum forming products. This segment also offers sintered tungsten carbide products comprising special inserts and blanks, cutting knives, wear-resistant parts, nozzles and valve inserts for flow control, and defense and aerospace tungsten carbide parts for use in arduous environmental applications; and micro-porous metals for the thermal management industry, as well as supplies extruded aluminum products, such as aluminum industrial products and aluminum heat sinks. It also manufactures, sells, and supplies antibacterial and anti-viral masks; and hospital beds and cot mattress panels, as well as visors. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Cheltenham, the United Kingdom.
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