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ESP - Empiric Student Property Share Price

91.5p -0.4  -0.4%

Last Trade - 24/09/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £551.9m
Enterprise Value £890.3m
Revenue £51.4m
Position in Universe 579th / 1784
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1m -4.79%
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52w High -11.2%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
21.6 19.2 51.2 64.2 70.9 59.4 50.9 62.7 +22.4%
-24.5 -53.6 +14.4 +75.8 +34.9 +111
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2021, EmpiricStudent Property PLC revenues decreased 24% to £25.9M. Netincome totaled £7M vs. loss of £14.4M. Revenues reflect adecrease in demand for the Company's products and servicesdue to unfavorable market conditions. Net Income reflectsFV Adjustments on Investment Property decrease from £26.2M(expense) to £1.8M (income), Amortisation of loantransaction costs decrease of 32% to £379K (expense).
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Profile Summary

Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom. It owns or contracts approximately 70 assets (over 7,400 beds) in approximately 30 cities and towns. The Company has over 10 development assets (approximately 1,730 beds). The Company has an operating and marketing platform, Hello Student. Its investment portfolio includes operational assets, which are the properties that the Company lets, and development assets, which are the properties being built under forward funded agreements with developers. Its investment portfolio includes Centro Court, Brook Apartments and Edge Apartments. Its development portfolio includes James House, Windsor House and Claremont House.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim June 30th, 2021
Incorporated February 11, 2014
Public Since June 30, 2014
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 365
Sector Financials
Industry Residential & Commercial REITs
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Financials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 603,203,052
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Frequently Asked Questions for Empiric Student Property
What is the Empiric Student Property share price?

As of 24/09/21, shares in Empiric Student Property are trading at 91.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £551.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Empiric Student Property share price performed this year?

Shares in Empiric Student Property are currently trading at 91.5p and the price has moved by 49.51% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Empiric Student Property price has moved by 19.5% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Empiric Student Property?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Empiric Student Property, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Empiric Student Property is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Empiric Student Property next release its financial results?

Empiric Student Property is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-06-30
What is the Empiric Student Property dividend yield?

Empiric Student Property does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Empiric Student Property pay a dividend?

Empiric Student Property does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Empiric Student Property next pay dividends?

Empiric Student Property does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Empiric Student Property shares?

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What is the market cap of Empiric Student Property?

Shares in Empiric Student Property are currently trading at 91.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £551.9m.

Where are Empiric Student Property shares listed? Where are Empiric Student Property shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Empiric Student Property:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: ESP
What kind of share is Empiric Student Property?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Empiric Student Property 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 Empiric Student Property share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Empiric Student Property are currently priced at 91.5p. At that level they are trading at 20.66% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 115.33.

Analysts covering Empiric Student Property currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.01698 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Empiric Student Property 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 Empiric Student Property. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 7.04%. At the current price of 91.5p, shares in Empiric Student Property are trading at 8.84% 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 Empiric Student Property PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for Empiric Student Property.

Who are the key directors of Empiric Student Property?

Empiric Student Property's management team is headed by:

Jim Prower - NID
Stuart Beevor - NID
Lynne Fennah - CFO
Mark Pain - NEC
Alice Avis - NID
Duncan Garrood - CEO
Who are the major shareholders of Empiric Student Property?

Here are the top five shareholders of Empiric Student Property based on the size of their shareholding:

Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.94% (47.9m shares)
CCLA Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.01% (36.2m shares)
Premier Asset Management Ltd Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.78% (28.8m shares)
East Riding Pension Fund Pension Fund
Percentage owned: 4.69% (28.3m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.17% (25.2m shares)
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