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CHG - Chemring Share Price

269.5p 56.0  26.2%

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Market Cap £601.8m
Enterprise Value £677.5m
Revenue £335.2m
Position in Universe 474th / 1821
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 October 2019, Chemring Group plc revenues increased 13% to £335.2M. Net income before extraordinary items totaled £23.1M vs. loss of £27.7M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net Income reflects Sensors segment income increase from £5.2M to £19.7M, Unallocated segment loss decrease of 56% to £10.4M.
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Profile Summary

Chemring Group PLC offers solutions to protect defense and security markets. The Company operates through two segments: Countermeasures and Energetics, and Sensors and Information. The Company’s Countermeasures and Energetics segment is engaged in the development and manufacture of expendable countermeasures for air, sea and land platforms, and land-based electronic warfare equipment. This segment also develops and manufactures advanced flares, conventional flares, special material decoys, chaffs, missiles and electronics, explosives materials, breaching and demolition equipment, aircraft safety components and extruded double base (EBD) propellants. The Company’s Sensors and Information segment is engaged in the development and manufacture of electronic warfare, chemical and biological detection devices and in addition to this, also offers technology and data science solutions

Last Annual October 31st, 2019
Last Interim October 31st, 2019
Incorporated November 30, 1905
Public Since January 6, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 2,453
Sector Industrials
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Aerospace & Defense , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Aerospace & Defense ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 281,887,918
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Frequently Asked Questions for Chemring
What is the Chemring share price?

As of 5:06pm, shares in Chemring are trading at 269.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £601.8m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Chemring share price performed this year?

Shares in Chemring are currently trading at 269.5p and the price has moved by 37.21% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Chemring price has moved by 58.75% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Chemring?

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

When will Chemring next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-10-31
What is the Chemring dividend yield?

The Chemring dividend yield is 1.69% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Chemring pay a dividend?

Last year, Chemring paid a total dividend of 0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.69%. Looking ahead, Chemring has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Chemring next pay dividends?

Chemring has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Chemring shares is currently 1.69%.

How do I buy Chemring shares?

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What is the market cap of Chemring?

Shares in Chemring are currently trading at 269.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £601.8m.

Where are Chemring shares listed? Where are Chemring shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Chemring:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: CHG
What kind of share is Chemring?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Chemring is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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 Chemring share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Chemring are currently priced at 269.5p. At that level they are trading at 8.74% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 295.31.

Analysts covering Chemring currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.12828 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Chemring 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 Chemring. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 27.25%. At the current price of 269.5p, shares in Chemring are trading at -0.34% 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 Chemring PE Ratio?

The Chemring PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.77. The shares are currently trading at 269.5p.

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 Chemring?

Chemring's management team is headed by:

Michael Ord - CEO
Carl-Peter Forster - NEC
Andrew Lewis - FID
Stephen King - NID
Sarah Ellard - SEC
Andrew Davies - NID
Laurie Bowen - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Chemring?

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

INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.05% (22.7m shares)
Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.19% (14.6m shares)
Fidelity International Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.02% (14.2m shares)
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.01% (14.1m shares)
Aviva Investors Global Services Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.01% (14.1m shares)
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