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LSC - London Security Share Price

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Last Trade - 08/04/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £294.3m
Enterprise Value £268.9m
Revenue £142.3m
Position in Universe 729th / 1817
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
100.9 101.2 114.8 125.9 137.7 146.9 +7.8%
-10.3 +0.2 +12.0 +3.9 +14.5 +1.7
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, LondonSecurity plc revenues decreased 6% to £67.2M. Net incomedecreased 31% to £4.9M. Revenues reflect a decrease indemand for the Company's products and services due tounfavorable market conditions. Net income also reflectsDistribution costs remaining flat at £26.3M (expense),Finance income decrease of 9% to £21K (income). Dividendper share remained flat at £0.40.
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Profile Summary

London Security plc is an investment holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture, sale and rental of fire protection equipment, and the provision of associated maintenance services. It is engaged in the fire security industry. It provides fire protection through its presence in the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria and Luxembourg. It offers a range of brands, such as Nu-Swift, Ansul, Total, Premier and Master. Its subsidiaries include Alarm Masters S.A., All-Protec N.V., A.L.P.I. sarl, Ansul B.V., Ansul Solutions B.V., Ansul S.A., Ansul Belgium S.A., ASCO Extinguishers Company Limited, Braco B.V.B.A., Blesberger G.m.b.H., Braho Brandpreventie B.V., DC Security B.V.B.A., Dimex Technics S.A., Fire Protection Holdings Limited, GC Fire Protection Limited, GFA Premier Limited, Hoyles Limited, Hoyles Fire & Safety Limited, Importex S.A., Le Chimiste Sprl, L. W. Safety Limited, NL Brandbeveiliging B.V. and Luke & Rutland Limited.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated July 21, 1897
Public Since December 30, 1999
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,237
Sector Technology
Industry Communications & Networking
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 12,261,477
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Upcoming Events for LSC
Monday 17th May, 2021 Estimate
Full Year 2020 London Security PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 30th June, 2021 Estimate
London Security PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for London Security
What is the London Security share price?

As of 08/04/21, shares in London Security are trading at 2400p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £294.3m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the London Security share price performed this year?

Shares in London Security are currently trading at 2400p and the price has moved by 23.08% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the London Security price has moved by -0.56% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for London Security?

There are no analysts currently covering London Security.

When will London Security next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the London Security dividend yield?

The London Security dividend yield is 2.5% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does London Security pay a dividend?

Last year, London Security paid a total dividend of 0.6, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.5%. Looking ahead, London Security has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does London Security next pay dividends?

London Security has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on London Security shares is currently 2.5%.

How do I buy London Security shares?

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What is the market cap of London Security?

Shares in London Security are currently trading at 2400p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £294.3m.

Where are London Security shares listed? Where are London Security shares listed?

Here are the trading details for London Security:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: LSC
What kind of share is London Security?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, London Security is currently classified as a Contrarian. 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 London Security share price forecast 2021?

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How can I tell whether the London Security 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 London Security. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.22%. At the current price of 2400p, shares in London Security are trading at 9.18% 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 London Security PE Ratio?

The London Security PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 20.37. The shares are currently trading at 2400p.

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 London Security?

London Security's management team is headed by:

Jacques Murray - CHM
Jean-Jacques Murray - VCH
Emmanuel Sebag - EDR
Henry Shouler - NID
Richard Pollard - SEC
Xavier Mignolet - MDR
Marie-Claire Leon - NED
Jean-Pierre Murray - NED
Who are the major shareholders of London Security?

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

EOI Fire Sarl Corporation
Percentage owned: 80.43% (9.86m shares)
Tristar Corporation Corporation
Percentage owned: 18.4% (2.26m shares)
Nodbit Pty. Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 0.1% (11.8k shares)
Scott (Ingmar) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 0.08% (10.00k shares)
Estate of John Vernon Hartshorn Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 0.05% (6.00k shares)
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