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BUR - Burford Capital Share Price

652.86p -11.6  -1.8%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.46bn
Enterprise Value £1.74bn
Revenue £240.3m
Position in Universe 359th / 1804
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
82.0 103 163.4 342.6 425 370.1 375.6 601.6 +35.2%
+110.9 +41.9 +73.8 +118.6 +25.9 -33.1 -4.43 +43.6
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, BurfordCapital Limited revenues decreased 14% to $254.8M. Netincome decreased 31% to $151.5M. Revenues reflect Fairvalue movement on investments decrease of 45% to $83.6M,Realised gain on derivative financial li decrease from $7Mto $0K, Interest and other income decrease of 97% to $199K.Net income also reflects Int exp on Financial LeaseLiabilities increase from $280K to $638K (expense).
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Profile Summary

Burford Capital Limited is a Guernsey-based finance and investment management company focused on law. The Company's businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a range of legal finance and advisory activities. It provides investment capital, investment management, financing and risk solutions with a focus on the legal sector. Its segments include provision of investment capital in connection with the underlying asset value of claims; investment management activities; provision of litigation insurance; and exploration of new initiatives related to application of capital to the legal sector until such time as those initiatives mature into full fledged independent segments. Its provision of litigation insurance segment reflects the United Kingdom and Channel Islands litigation insurance activities.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated September 11, 2009
Public Since October 21, 2009
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 129
Sector Financials
Industry Investment Banking & Investment Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 219,049,877
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Frequently Asked Questions for Burford Capital
What is the Burford Capital share price?

As of 11:39am, shares in Burford Capital are trading at 652.86p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.46bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Burford Capital share price performed this year?

Shares in Burford Capital are currently trading at 652.86p and the price has moved by 3.02% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Burford Capital price has moved by 12.58% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Burford Capital?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Burford Capital, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Burford Capital is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Burford Capital next release its financial results?

Burford Capital is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Burford Capital dividend yield?

Burford Capital does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Burford Capital pay a dividend?

Burford Capital does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Burford Capital next pay dividends?

Burford Capital does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Burford Capital shares?

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What is the market cap of Burford Capital?

Shares in Burford Capital are currently trading at 652.86p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.46bn.

Where are Burford Capital shares listed? Where are Burford Capital shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Burford Capital:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: BUR
What kind of share is Burford Capital?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Burford Capital is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Burford Capital share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Burford Capital are currently priced at 652.86p. At that level they are trading at 49.7% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,297.93.

Analysts covering Burford Capital currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.963 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Burford Capital share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Burford Capital. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 8.07%. At the current price of 652.86p, shares in Burford Capital are trading at 12.46% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Burford Capital PE Ratio?

The Burford Capital PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.89. The shares are currently trading at 652.86p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Burford Capital?

Burford Capital's management team is headed by:

Peter Middleton - NEC
Hugh Wilson - NVC
Charles Parkinson - NID
Christopher Bogart - CEO
Jonathan Molot - CIN
Aviva Will - COO
Elizabeth O'Connell - OTH
Craig Arnott - CIN
James Kilman - CFO
Mark Klein - CAD
David Perla - COO
Andrea Muller - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Burford Capital?

Here are the top five shareholders of Burford Capital based on the size of their shareholding:

Mithaq Capital SPC Corporation
Percentage owned: 10.51% (23.0m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.49% (20.8m shares)
Conifer Management LLC Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.39% (14.0m shares)
Link Fund Solutions, Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.95% (10.8m shares)
Invesco UK Equity High Income Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.85% (10.6m shares)
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