Wizz Air Holdings Plc (WIZZ) is a leading airlines business based in the UK. It opened the day at 4766p after a previous close of 4730p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 4628p to a high of 4766p. The latest price was 4690p (25 minute delay). Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 5,300 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Wizz Air's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 3186p, which is 27.71% down on its pre-crash value of 4407p and 77.94% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 1790.46p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Wizz Air shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £489.45 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 £765.91.
|52-week range||1500p - 4904p|
|50-day moving average||4554.1177p|
|200-day moving average||3666.6902p|
|Wall St. target price||35.73p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||257.5p|
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|1 month (2020-12-22)||6.98%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||33.62%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||36.97%|
Valuing Wizz Air stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Wizz Air's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Wizz Air's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Wizz Air shares trade at around 18x 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.
Wizz Air's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 8.2332. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Wizz Air's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Gross profit TTM||£898.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-3.83%|
|Return on equity TTM||-24.35%|
|Market capitalisation||£4.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting Wizz Air 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, Wizz Air's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1500p up to 4904p. 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 Wizz Air's is 1.6925. This would suggest that Wizz Air's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Wizz Air Holdings Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger air transportation services on scheduled short-haul and medium-haul point-to-point routes across Europe and the Middle East. As of June 03, 2020, it operated a fleet of 122 aircraft that offered services for approximately 710 routes from 25 bases connecting 155 airports in 45 countries. The company provides its services under the Wizz Air brand. Wizz Air Holdings Plc was founded in 2003 and is based in Saint Helier, Jersey.
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