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Vistry Group PLC (VTY) is a leading residential construction business based in the UK. It opened the day at 640p after a previous close of 628p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 626.5p to a high of 645p. The latest price was 641p (25 minute delay). Vistry Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 1,291 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Vistry Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Vistry Group's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 529p, which is 63.69% down on its pre-crash value of 1457p and 1.15% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 523p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Vistry Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £440.25 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 £383.05.

Vistry Group share price

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Vistry Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-08-18.
Previous close628p
Change 13p
Change % 2.07%
Volume 424,775
Information last updated 2020-09-21.
52-week range503.5p - 1491.8p
50-day moving average 549.2713p
200-day moving average 698.7338p
PE ratio 6.2722
Dividend yield 0.61p (12.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 38.4p
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Is it a good time to buy Vistry Group stock?

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Vistry Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 641p

3 months (2020-06-23) -15.66%
6 months (2020-03-23) 5.43%

Is Vistry Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Vistry Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Vistry Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Vistry Group's P/E ratio

Vistry 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 6x. In other words, Vistry Group shares trade at around 6x 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.

Vistry Group's EBITDA

Vistry Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £136.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Vistry Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Vistry Group financials

Revenue TTM £1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.82%
Gross profit TTM £242.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.92%
Return on equity TTM 4.26%
Profit margin 5.37%
Book value 9.799p
Market capitalisation £1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vistry Group share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 37.89% of net profits

Recently Vistry Group has paid out, on average, around 37.89% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Vistry Group shareholders could enjoy a 12.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Vistry Group's case, that would currently equate to about 0.61p per share.

While Vistry Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Vistry Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 December 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").

Vistry Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vistry Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 503.5p up to 1491.8p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VTY.LSE volatility(beta: 1.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Vistry Group's is 1.7193. This would suggest that Vistry Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vistry Group overview

Vistry Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a builder of homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers two-bed to four and five-bed family homes. It owns a land bank of 40,135 plots. The company was formerly known as Bovis Homes Group PLC and changed its name to Vistry Group PLC in January 2020. Vistry Group PLC was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in West Malling, the United Kingdom.

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