Wilmington plc is a conglomerates business based in the UK. Wilmington shares (WIL.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Wilmington employs 892 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £113.1 million.
|Latest market close||N/Ap|
|52-week range||102p - 251.2425p|
|50-day moving average||162.3939p|
|200-day moving average||139.117p|
|Wall St. target price||280p|
|Dividend yield||0.09p (4.35%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||5.3p|
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Valuing Wilmington stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Wilmington's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Wilmington's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 32x. In other words, Wilmington shares trade at around 32x 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.
Wilmington's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £15.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Wilmington's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£113.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||8.87%|
|Gross profit TTM||£14.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.01%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.84%|
|Market capitalisation||£148 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 7000% of net profits
Recently Wilmington has paid out, on average, around 7000% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Wilmington shareholders could enjoy a 4.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Wilmington's case, that would currently equate to about 0.09p per share.
Wilmington'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 5 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Wilmington's shares have ranged in value from as little as 102p up to 251.2425p. 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 Wilmington's is 0.9336. This would suggest that Wilmington's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Wilmington plc provides data information, education, and networking services to professional markets worldwide. Its Risk & Compliance segment provides regulatory and compliance training, qualifications, and complementary data and information services to individuals and firms that are operating in regulated markets and jurisdictions, as well as to risk and compliance officers. The company's Professional segment offers training and technical support for professional communities, including accountants in practice and in business, individuals involved in the legal system, and investment bankers. Its Healthcare segment provides targeted insight and intelligence, which enables organizations to understand and connect with their markets and customers. This segment also engages in the United Kingdom healthcare information; Paris based European healthcare news agency; cloud-based marketing and analytics system; and non-healthcare data suppression and charity information, as well as healthcare networking event businesses. The company also provides information and events for professional practice management; witness training and conference services; cloud based insight, CRM, KAM, and consultancy services to the pharmaceutical industry; legacy information services; and marketing support services for the accountancy profession. In addition, it offers post-qualification legal training services; business intelligence, data analysis, workflow tools, reference information, and other services, as well as online education for the healthcare industry; intelligence and investigative skills training services; training courses in compliance and money laundering; Spanish language subscription based publications; trust and shared services; and professional association services. The company was formerly known as Wilmington Group plc and changed its name to Wilmington plc in February 2015. Wilmington plc was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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