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FORT - Forterra Share Price

208.5p 8.7  4.4%

Last Trade - 02/06/20

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Market Cap £417.9m
Enterprise Value £475.2m
Revenue £380.0m
Position in Universe 545th / 1821
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Forterra PLC revenues increased 3% to £380M. Net income decreased 11% to £46.8M. Revenues reflect Bricks & Blocks segment increase of 4% to £279.1M, Bespoke products segment increase of 3% to £103.5M. Net income was offset by Bespoke products segment loss totaling £400K vs. income of £700K, Bricks & Blocks segment income decrease of 2% to £65.4M. Dividend per share decreased from £0.11 to £0.04.
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Profile Summary

Forterra plc is a producer of manufactured masonry products. The Company is also a manufacturer of building products for the United Kingdom construction industry. The Company's segments include Bricks, Blocks and Bespoke Products. The Company's product range consists of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products, and Formpave permeable block paving. It is a manufacturer of bricks in Great Britain and a manufacturer of Fletton brick, which is sold under the London Brick brand. It is a manufacturer of aircrete blocks in Great Britain sold under its Thermalite brand. It also manufactures aggregate blocks. Its bespoke products range consists of precast concrete, concrete block paving, chimney and roofing solutions, and structural wall insulation. It operates from approximately 20 facilities in total and is focused on the United Kingdom building and construction market.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated January 21, 2016
Public Since April 21, 2016
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,948
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Construction Materials
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Construction & Materials , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Construction & Building Materials ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 200,442,068
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Frequently Asked Questions for Forterra
What is the Forterra share price?

As of 02/06/20, shares in Forterra are trading at 208.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £417.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Forterra share price performed this year?

Shares in Forterra are currently trading at 208.5p and the price has moved by -28.6% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Forterra price has moved by -17.39% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Forterra?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Forterra, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Forterra is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Forterra next release its financial results?

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

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

The Forterra dividend yield is 1.92% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Forterra pay a dividend?

Last year, Forterra paid a total dividend of 0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.92%. Looking ahead, Forterra has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Forterra next pay dividends?

Forterra has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Forterra shares is currently 1.92%.

How do I buy Forterra shares?

To buy shares in Forterra 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 Forterra?

Shares in Forterra are currently trading at 208.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £417.9m.

Where are Forterra shares listed? Where are Forterra shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Forterra:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: FORT
What kind of share is Forterra?

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

Shares in Forterra are currently priced at 208.5p. At that level they are trading at 43.11% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 366.50.

Analysts covering Forterra currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.20023 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Forterra 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 Forterra. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -16.39%. At the current price of 208.5p, shares in Forterra are trading at -24.94% 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 Forterra PE Ratio?

The Forterra PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 8.19. The shares are currently trading at 208.5p.

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 Forterra?

Forterra's management team is headed by:

Stephen Harrison - CEO
Benjamin Guyatt - CFO
Peter Varnsverry - MDR
Edward Haslam - DHR
Matthew Day - OTH
Katherine Ker - NID
Vince Niblett - NID
Adam Smith - OTH
George Stewart - OTH
Justin Atkinson - NEC
Divya Seshamani - NID
Darren Rix - OTH
Ashley Thompson - SEC
Martin Sutherland - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Forterra?

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

Ninety One UK Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.99% (20.0m shares)
Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.74% (11.5m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.4% (10.8m shares)
Vulcan Value Partners, LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.37% (10.8m shares)
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.03% (10.1m shares)
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