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GHH - Gooch & Housego Share Price

1327.5p -32.5  -2.4%

Last Trade - 04/08/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £340.6m
Enterprise Value £352.6m
Revenue £123.1m
Position in Universe 695th / 1799
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -4.79%
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52w High -12.3%
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Financial Summary
Year End 30th Sep 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
78.7 86.1 112 124.9 129.1 122.1 125 128.6 +9.2%
+31.3 -5.3 +15.5 +12.1 -24.1 +33.7 -18.6 +15.3
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 March 2021, Gooch &Housego plc revenues increased 2% to £58.5M. Net incomedecreased 55% to £538K. Revenues reflect Life Sciencessegment increase of 10% to £13.5M, Industrial segmentincrease of less than 1% to £26.6M, Asia/Pacific-Oceaniasegment increase of 41% to £11.2M, North America segmentincrease of 10% to £23.1M.
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Profile Summary

Gooch & Housego PLC is a photonics technology company, which manufactures optical components and systems. It provides photonics solutions for industrial, aerospace and defense, life sciences and scientific research applications. It operates through four market sectors: Aerospace & Defense, Life Sciences, Industrial and Scientific Research. Aerospace & Defense includes target designation and range finding; guidance and navigation; countermeasures; Space Photonics, and surveillance, displays and secure communications. Industrial comprises the industrial laser market for use in the semiconductor and microelectronic industries, and also includes other industrial applications, such as metrology and telecommunications. Scientific research covers academic and government-funded research, including multi-national projects. The Life sciences business includes optical coherence tomography, laser surgery, microscopy and development and manufacturing of medical and diagnostic devices.

Last Annual September 30th, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated December 12, 1953
Public Since December 12, 1997
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 947
Sector Healthcare
Industry Healthcare Equipment & Supplies
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 25,040,919
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Gooch & Housego
What is the Gooch & Housego share price?

As of 04/08/21, shares in Gooch & Housego are trading at 1327.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £340.6m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Gooch & Housego share price performed this year?

Shares in Gooch & Housego are currently trading at 1327.5p and the price has moved by 36% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Gooch & Housego price has moved by 12.4% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Gooch & Housego?

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

When will Gooch & Housego next release its financial results?

Gooch & Housego is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the Gooch & Housego dividend yield?

The Gooch & Housego dividend yield is 0.33% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Gooch & Housego pay a dividend?

Last year, Gooch & Housego paid a total dividend of 0.05, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.33%. Looking ahead, Gooch & Housego has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Gooch & Housego next pay dividends?

Gooch & Housego has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Gooch & Housego shares is currently 0.33%.

How do I buy Gooch & Housego shares?

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What is the market cap of Gooch & Housego?

Shares in Gooch & Housego are currently trading at 1327.5p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £340.6m.

Where are Gooch & Housego shares listed? Where are Gooch & Housego shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Gooch & Housego:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: GHH
What kind of share is Gooch & Housego?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Gooch & Housego 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 Gooch & Housego share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Gooch & Housego are currently priced at 1327.5p. At that level they are trading at 7.84% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,440.43.

Analysts covering Gooch & Housego currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.36133 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Gooch & Housego 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 Gooch & Housego. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.79%. At the current price of 1327.5p, shares in Gooch & Housego are trading at 8.2% 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 Gooch & Housego PE Ratio?

The Gooch & Housego PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 36.17. The shares are currently trading at 1327.5p.

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 Gooch & Housego?

Gooch & Housego's management team is headed by:

Mark Webster - CEO
Peter Bordui - NID
Brian Phillipson - NED
Gareth Crowe - SEC
Gary Bullard - NEC
Chris Jewell - CFO
Louise Evans - NED
Jim Haynes - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Gooch & Housego?

Here are the top five shareholders of Gooch & Housego based on the size of their shareholding:

Octopus Investments Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 12.99% (3.25m shares)
Invesco Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.01% (2.76m shares)
Invesco Global Opportunities Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.99% (2.00m shares)
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.55% (1.89m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.22% (1.81m shares)
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