Wincanton plc (WIN) is a leading integrated freight & logistics business based in the UK. It opened the day at 204.9p after a previous close of 209p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 201p to a high of 205p. The latest price was 201p (25 minute delay). Wincanton is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 19,100 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Wincanton's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 207p, which is 26.33% down on its pre-crash value of 281p and 47.86% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 140p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Wincanton shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £622.08 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 £692.31.
|52-week range||140p - 319p|
|50-day moving average||202.9857p|
|200-day moving average||199.6401p|
|Wall St. target price||333.33p|
|Dividend yield||0.11p (5.62%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||30.8p|
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|1 week (2020-10-15)||-3.83%|
|1 month (2020-09-22)||4.15%|
|3 months (2020-07-22)||8.06%|
|6 months (2020-04-22)||-16.60%|
|1 year (2019-10-22)||-19.60%|
|2 years (2018-10-22)||-3.37%|
|3 years (2017-10-20)||-18.79%|
|5 years (2015-10-22)||4.28%|
Valuing Wincanton stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Wincanton's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Wincanton's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Wincanton shares trade at around 7x 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.
Wincanton's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £70.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Wincanton's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||£1.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.08%|
|Gross profit TTM||£77.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||9.53%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£252.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 1258.06% of net profits
Recently Wincanton has paid out, on average, around 1258.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.62% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Wincanton shareholders could enjoy a 5.62% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Wincanton's case, that would currently equate to about 0.11p per share.
Wincanton'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 December 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Wincanton's shares have ranged in value from as little as 140p up to 319p. 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 Wincanton's is 0.3036. This would suggest that Wincanton's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Wincanton plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides logistic and supply chain solutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates through Retail & Consumer and Industrial & Transport segments. The company offers contract logistics services to retail general merchandise, retail grocery, and consumer products market sectors. It provides transport services comprising road transport, containers, specialist transport, tankers, fleet management, vehicle maintenance, home delivery, and flatnet solutions; and warehouse solutions, including dedicated, shared user, bonded, co-packing, automation, eFulfilment, off-quay, returns management, recycling, and packaging. The company's services also include health and safety, continuous improvement, IT, innovation, change management, people transition, and collaboration. Wincanton plc serves home and DIY, general merchandise, grocery, construction, defense, energy, consumer goods, food and drink, milk, and water markets. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Chippenham, the United Kingdom.
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