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Ricardo plc is engaged in strategic engineering and environmental consultancy business that specialized in the transport, energy and scarce resources sectors. Its operating segments include Energy & Environment (EE), Rail, Defense, Performance Products (PP) and Automotive & Industrial (A&I). Rail operating serves the global rail market, delivering technical and engineering consultancy services. The Defense offers a range of engineering and software solutions and provides system-integration engineering for the United States Army’s ground inventory. PP segment includes Performance Products Manufacturing (PP) and Software business. PP manufactures and assembly of niche components, prototypes, and complex products. Software business delivers advanced virtual engineering tools and edge simulation software. A&I segment serves customers worldwide in automotive and industrial, including passenger and light vehicles, commercial vehicles, off-highway vehicles, motorcycles, marine and aerospace.
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Half Year 2022 Ricardo PLC Earnings Release
As of Today at 18:53 UTC, shares in Ricardo are trading at 437.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Ricardo last closed at 437.00p and the price had moved by +10.08% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Ricardo share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -1.18% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Ricardo is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Ricardo dividend yield is 1.57% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Ricardo paid a total dividend of £0.07, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.57%. We do not have any data on when Ricardo is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Ricardo is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Ricardo shares is currently 1.57%.
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As of the previous close price of 437.00p, shares in Ricardo had a market capitalisation of £271.89m.
Here are the trading details for Ricardo:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: RCDO
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Ricardo is currently classified as a 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Ricardo is 521.67p. That is 19.38% above the last closing price of 437.00p.
Analysts covering Ricardo currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.31 for the next financial year.
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 Ricardo. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +13.12%.
As of the last closing price of 437.00p, shares in Ricardo were trading +3.74% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Ricardo PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 12.65. The shares last closed at 437.00p.
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.
Ricardo's management team is headed by:
- Terry Morgan - NEC
- Graham Ritchie - CEO
- Ian Gibson - CFO
- Patricia Ryan - GCN
- Marques McCammon - MDR
- David Shemmans - EDR
- Jack Boyer - NED
- Russell King - NED
- Laurie Bowen - NID
- Malin Persson - NID
- Bill Spencer - NID