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LTHM - James Latham Share Price

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Last Trade - 27/05/20

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Market Cap £166.2m
Enterprise Value £154.6m
Revenue £235.1m
Position in Universe 767th / 1828
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2019, James Latham plc revenues increased 6% to £125.6M. Net income decreased 8% to £6.7M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income was offset by Profit on disposal of property decrease from £1.1M (income) to £0K, Selling and distribution costs increase of 12% to £9.7M (expense).
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Profile Summary

James Latham plc is a timber and panel products distributor. The Company is engaged in timber importing and distribution, carried out in approximately 10 locations. The Company offers a range of wood-based panel products, natural acrylic stone, hardwoods, high grade softwoods, flooring, cladding, decking and plastics. The Company also supplies commodity and specialist products to timber and builders' merchants. The Company offers a range of product categories, such as panels, solid surface, door blanks, hardwoods, softwoods, engineered timber, flooring, decking, cladding, modified timber and panels, fire retardant panels and technical panels. The Company caters to door and kitchen manufacturers, shop fitters and other market sectors. The Company's subsidiaries include Lathams Limited and James Latham Trustee Limited. Lathams Limited is engaged in importing and distribution of timber and panel products. James Latham Trustee Limited is a corporate trustee company.

Last Annual March 31st, 2019
Last Interim September 30th, 2019
Incorporated April 7, 1900
Public Since January 6, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 395
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Paper & Forest Products
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 19,900,800
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Frequently Asked Questions for James Latham
What is the James Latham share price?

As of 27/05/20, shares in James Latham are trading at 835p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £166.2m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the James Latham share price performed this year?

Shares in James Latham are currently trading at 835p and the price has moved by -8.24% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the James Latham price has moved by 10.61% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for James Latham?

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

When will James Latham next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-09-30
What is the James Latham dividend yield?

The James Latham dividend yield is 2.14% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does James Latham pay a dividend?

Last year, James Latham paid a total dividend of 0.18, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.14%. Looking ahead, James Latham has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does James Latham next pay dividends?

James Latham has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on James Latham shares is currently 2.14%.

How do I buy James Latham shares?

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What is the market cap of James Latham?

Shares in James Latham are currently trading at 835p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £166.2m.

Where are James Latham shares listed? Where are James Latham shares listed?

Here are the trading details for James Latham:

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

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

Shares in James Latham are currently priced at 835p. At that level they are trading at 17.37% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,010.53.

How can I tell whether the James Latham 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 Latham. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 10.88%. At the current price of 835p, shares in James Latham are trading at -1.01% 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 Latham PE Ratio?

The James Latham PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 14.25. The shares are currently trading at 835p.

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 Latham?

James Latham's management team is headed by:

Nicholas Latham - NEC
David Dunmow - FID
Piers Latham - EDR
Andrew Wright - MDR
Philip French - NID
Paula Kerrigan - NID
Who are the major shareholders of James Latham?

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

Latham (Peter Douglas Langdon) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 6.11% (1.22m shares)
Close Brothers Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.1% (1.02m shares)
Latham (Robert James) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 3.44% (684k shares)
Latham (Nicholas Charles) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 3.21% (638k shares)
Latham (Piers Francis) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 3.19% (635k shares)
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