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The good news for any holders of Castings (LON:CGS) is that the price is currently trading close to a 52 week high, with the share price up by around 1.20% to 420p over the past week. For investors holding the stock (or considering bu...
The good news for any holders of Castings (LON:CGS) is that the price is currently trading close to a 52 week high, with the share price up by around 5.24% to 402p over the past week. For investors holding the stock (or considering bu...
Shares in Castings (LON:CGS) are currently trading at 336.8 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price. Part of the answer comes down to judging whether the stock is well p...
Shares in Castings (LON:CGS) are currently trading at 312 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price. Part of the answer comes down to judging whether the stock is well pla...
Castings P.L.C. is a United Kingdom-based iron casting and machining company. The Company caters to both domestic and export markets. The Company's segments include Foundry operations and Machining. The Company operates two iron foundries, such as Castings P.L.C. (Brownhills, West Midlands) and William Lee Limited (Dronfield, Derbyshire) together with the CNC Speedwell Limited machining operation, which is also based in Brownhills. It produces ductile iron, SG iron, austempered ductile iron (ADI), SiMo and Ni-resist castings up to approximately 45 kilogram in weight. Its three Disamatic molding machines and three horizontal green sand molding machines provide a foundry capacity of approximately 70,000 tons per annum. Its machining operation supports the capacity requirements of the foundry customer base and also expands general machining in alternative materials. The Company's subsidiaries include William Lee Limited and CNC Speedwell Limited, among others.
- Gatehouse Trading Estate, Lichfield Road, BROWNHILLS, WS8 6JZ
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- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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As of Today at 20:45 UTC, shares in Castings are trading at 371.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Castings last closed at 371.00p and the price had moved by +4.8% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Castings share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -9.42% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Castings is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Castings dividend yield is 4.14% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Castings paid a total dividend of £0.15, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.14%.Looking ahead, the next dividend pay date is 2022-01-06.
We do not have data on when Castings is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Castings shares is currently 4.14%.
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As of the previous close price of 371.00p, shares in Castings had a market capitalisation of £161.87m.
Here are the trading details for Castings:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: CGS
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Castings is currently classified as a 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Castings is 490.00p. That is 32.08% above the last closing price of 371.00p.
Analysts covering Castings currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.21 for the next financial year.
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 Castings. Over the past six months, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -3.53%.
As of the last closing price of 371.00p, shares in Castings were trading -1.42% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Castings PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 14.57. The shares last closed at 371.00p.
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.
Castings' management team is headed by:
- Brian Cooke - NEC
- Adam Vicary - CEO
- Steve Mant - FID
- Andrew Eastgate - NID
- Alec Jones - NID