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CRPR - James Cropper Share Price

1245p 20.0  1.6%

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Basic Materials
Small Cap
Market Cap £117.0m
Enterprise Value £122.3m
Revenue £85.9m
Position in Universe 1005th / 1810
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Year End 28th Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
83.1 87.9 92.4 96.3 101.1 104.7 77.3 96.6 +4.7%
+32.3 +85.4 +30.2 -11.2 -43.2 +119.2 -89.9 +548.1
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the 26 weeks ended 26 September 2020, JamesCropper PLC revenues decreased 36% to £34M. Net losstotaled £13K vs. income of £1.6M. Revenues reflect adecrease in demand for the Company's products and servicesdue to unfavorable market conditions. Net loss reflectsDepreciation and amortisation increase of 13% to £2.2M(expense), Interest receivable and similar income decreaseof 91% to £2K (income).
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Profile Summary

James Cropper PLC is engaged in the manufacture of specialist paper and advanced materials. The Company operates through four segments: James Cropper Paper Products, James Cropper 3D Products, Technical Fibre Products and Group Services. The James Cropper Paper Products segment consists of JC Specialty Papers, which relates to James Cropper Speciality Papers, a manufacturer of specialist paper and boards, and JC Converting, which relates to James Cropper Converting, a converter of paper. The James Cropper 3D Products segment manufactures molded fiber products. Its Technical Fibre Products segment manufactures advanced materials used in aerospace, defense, automotive, and energy and construction applications. The Group Services segment consists of central functions providing services to the subsidiary companies. The Company operates in approximately 50 countries. Its subsidiaries include Tech Fibers Inc, Metal Coated Fibers Inc and Melmore Limited.

Last Annual March 28th, 2020
Last Interim September 26th, 2020
Incorporated November 29, 1889
Public Since January 7, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 626
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Paper & Forest Products
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 9,554,803
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for CRPR
Wednesday 28th July, 2021
James Cropper PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 29th July, 2021 Estimate
James Cropper PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 8th November, 2021 Estimate
Half Year 2022 James Cropper PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for James Cropper
What is the James Cropper share price?

As of 9:40am, shares in James Cropper are trading at 1245p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £117.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the James Cropper share price performed this year?

Shares in James Cropper are currently trading at 1245p and the price has moved by 6.99% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the James Cropper price has moved by -10.31% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for James Cropper?

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

When will James Cropper next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-26
What is the James Cropper dividend yield?

James Cropper does not currently pay a dividend.

Does James Cropper pay a dividend?

James Cropper does not currently pay a dividend.

When does James Cropper next pay dividends?

James Cropper does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy James Cropper shares?

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What is the market cap of James Cropper?

Shares in James Cropper are currently trading at 1245p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £117.0m.

Where are James Cropper shares listed? Where are James Cropper shares listed?

Here are the trading details for James Cropper:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: CRPR
What kind of share is James Cropper?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, James Cropper 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 James Cropper share price forecast 2021?

Shares in James Cropper are currently priced at 1245p. At that level they are trading at 14.29% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,452.57.

Analysts covering James Cropper currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.054 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the James Cropper 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 James Cropper. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 11.86%. At the current price of 1245p, shares in James Cropper are trading at 13.23% 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 James Cropper PE Ratio?

The James Cropper PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 56.56. The shares are currently trading at 1245p.

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 James Cropper?

James Cropper's management team is headed by:

Patrick Willink - MDR
Mark Cropper - CHM
Jim Sharp - NED
Philip Wild - CEO
Martin Thompson - MDR
Isabelle Maddock - CFO
Stephen Adams - MDR
Andrew Hosty - NID
Lyndsey Scott - NED
James Aldridge - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of James Cropper?

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

Cropper (Mark Alexander James) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 19.37% (1.85m shares)
Liontrust Investment Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.27% (1.08m shares)
Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.65% (922k shares)
Unicorn Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.35% (320k shares)
Unicorn UK Growth Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 2.68% (256k shares)
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