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RWA - Robert Walters Share Price

700p -14.0  -2.0%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £544.9m
Enterprise Value £453.2m
Revenue £938.4m
Position in Universe 592nd / 1805
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
812.7 998.5 1,166 1,233 1,216 938.4 1,109 1,220 +2.9%
+36.1 +34.6 +52.0 +17.0 -2.6 -80.2 +221.2 +35.0
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, RobertWalters PLC revenues decreased 23% to £938.4M. Net incomedecreased 83% to £5.7M. Revenues reflect Resource Solutionssegment decrease of 36% to £310.7M, Robert Walters segmentdecrease of 14% to £627.7M, UK segment decrease of 36% to£329.1M, Europe segment decrease of 19% to £204.6M, AsiaPacific segment decrease of 9% to £373.6M.
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Profile Summary

Robert Walters plc is a United Kingdom-based professional recruitment consultancy. The Company offers specialist professional recruitment and recruitment process outsourcing services. The Company's segments are Asia Pacific, UK, Europe and Other International. Other International consists of the United States, South Africa, the Middle East and Brazil. As part of its specialist professional recruitment services, it offers permanent, contract and interim recruitment across accounting and finance, banking and financial services, engineering, human resources, information technology, legal, sales and marketing, secretarial and support, and supply chain and procurement disciplines. Its Resource Solutions business offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed services. The Company's subsidiaries include Robert Walters Pty Limited, Resource Solutions Corporation Pty Limited, Robert Walters Germany GMBH and Robert Walters Brazil Limitada, among others.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 24, 2000
Public Since July 18, 1996
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 3,147
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Industrials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Support Services Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 76,310,780
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Frequently Asked Questions for Robert Walters
What is the Robert Walters share price?

As of 4:35pm, shares in Robert Walters are trading at 700p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £544.9m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Robert Walters share price performed this year?

Shares in Robert Walters are currently trading at 700p and the price has moved by 76.3% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Robert Walters price has moved by 48.16% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Robert Walters?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Robert Walters, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Robert Walters is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Robert Walters next release its financial results?

Robert Walters is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Robert Walters dividend yield?

The Robert Walters dividend yield is 2.17% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Robert Walters pay a dividend?

Last year, Robert Walters paid a total dividend of 0.16, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.17%. Looking ahead, Robert Walters has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Robert Walters next pay dividends?

Robert Walters has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Robert Walters shares is currently 2.17%.

How do I buy Robert Walters shares?

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What is the market cap of Robert Walters?

Shares in Robert Walters are currently trading at 700p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £544.9m.

Where are Robert Walters shares listed? Where are Robert Walters shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Robert Walters:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: RWA
What kind of share is Robert Walters?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Robert Walters is currently classified as a Super Stock. 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 Robert Walters share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Robert Walters are currently priced at 700p. At that level they are trading at 14.96% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 823.14.

Analysts covering Robert Walters currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.28594 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Robert Walters 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 Robert Walters. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 26.22%. At the current price of 700p, shares in Robert Walters are trading at 25.47% 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 Robert Walters PE Ratio?

The Robert Walters PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 80.2. The shares are currently trading at 700p.

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 Robert Walters?

Robert Walters's management team is headed by:

Robert Walters - CEO
Alan Bannatyne - CFO
Brian Mcarthur-muscroft - NID
Tanith Dodge - NID
Steven Cooper - NID
Richard Harris - SEC
Ron Mobed - NEC
Who are the major shareholders of Robert Walters?

Here are the top five shareholders of Robert Walters based on the size of their shareholding:

Liontrust Investment Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 17.57% (13.4m shares)
Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.73% (8.19m shares)
Liontrust Special Situations Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 9.76% (7.45m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.08% (6.93m shares)
Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.2% (5.50m shares)
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