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ESNT - Essentra Share Price

310p 2.4  0.8%

Last Trade - 10/07/20

Basic Materials
Mid Cap
Market Cap £816.0m
Enterprise Value £1.11bn
Revenue £974.1m
Position in Universe 412th / 1816
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1m -2.52%
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52w High -32.5%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
865.7 1,007 998.5 1,027 1,026 974.1 907.8 965.4 +2.4%
+11.6 +5.0 +7.0 -33.7 -41.0 -79.8 +332.5 +40.0
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Essentra PLC revenues decreased 5% to £974.1M. Net income increased 58% to £38.4M. Revenues reflect Specialist Components segment decrease of 78% to £35M, United States segment decrease of 16% to £221M, Asia & Middle East segment decrease of 5% to £196.7M, United Kingdom segment decrease of 8% to £97.2M. Net income reflects Packaging segment income totaling £9.8M vs. loss of £14.6M.
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Profile Summary

Essentra plc is a manufacturer and supplier of caps, plugs, plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT) and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries. It provides its plastic products for a wide range of industrial end markets, including automotive, mining, coating, hydraulics and medical sectors. The Company's Filter Products business is an independent provider of filters and related solutions to the tobacco industry. The Company through its subsidiary, Micro Plastics, Inc., manufactures and distributes nylon fasteners and other plastic components.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated May 5, 2005
Public Since June 6, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 7,552
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Containers & Packaging
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Support Services , FTSE 350 Higher Yield , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Support Services , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 263,220,520
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Frequently Asked Questions for Essentra
What is the Essentra share price?

As of 10/07/20, shares in Essentra are trading at 310p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £816.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Essentra share price performed this year?

Shares in Essentra are currently trading at 310p and the price has moved by -26.75% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Essentra price has moved by -10.54% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Essentra?

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

When will Essentra next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the Essentra dividend yield?

The Essentra dividend yield is 6.68% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Essentra pay a dividend?

Last year, Essentra paid a total dividend of 0.21, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 6.68%. Looking ahead, Essentra has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Essentra next pay dividends?

Essentra has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Essentra shares is currently 6.68%.

How do I buy Essentra shares?

To buy shares in Essentra you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Essentra?

Shares in Essentra are currently trading at 310p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £816.0m.

Where are Essentra shares listed? Where are Essentra shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Essentra:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: ESNT
What kind of share is Essentra?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Essentra 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 Essentra share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Essentra are currently priced at 310p. At that level they are trading at 15.81% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 368.21.

Analysts covering Essentra currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.14003 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Essentra 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 Essentra. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -6.18%. At the current price of 310p, shares in Essentra are trading at -13.12% 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 Essentra PE Ratio?

The Essentra PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 95.74. The shares are currently trading at 310p.

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 Essentra?

Essentra's management team is headed by:

Jonathan Green - GCN
Lorraine Trainer - NID
Scott Fawcett - MDR
Tommy Breen - IND
Paul Lester - NEC
Paul Forman - CEO
Mary Reilly - NID
Lily Liu - CFO
Richard Cammish - CIO
Kathrina FitzGerald - OTH
Nick Pennell - OTH
Iain Percival - OTH
Kamal Taneja - OTH
Nicki Demby - NID
Oshin Cassidy - DHR
Who are the major shareholders of Essentra?

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

INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.65% (17.5m shares)
Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.04% (15.9m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.86% (15.4m shares)
Majedie Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.18% (13.6m shares)
Heronbridge Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.08% (13.4m shares)
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