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RWS - RWS Holdings Share Price

666p -8.0  -1.2%

Last Trade - 09/04/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £2.59bn
Enterprise Value £2.63bn
Revenue £355.8m
Position in Universe 278th / 1817
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Year End 30th Sep 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
95.2 122 164 306 355.7 355.8 708.2 781.5 +30.2%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 30 September 2020, RWSHoldings plc revenues increased less than 1% to £355.8M.Net income increased 3% to £46.4M. Revenues reflect Moraviasegment increase of 16% to £173.6M, Life Sciences segmentincrease of 6% to £69.5M, United States segment increase of6% to £147M, Europe segment increase of 5% to £88.4M, Restof World segment increase of 32% to £12M, also reflect IPServices segment decrease of 10% to £112.8M.
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Profile Summary

RWS Holdings plc is a holding company, which provides intellectual property support services (patent translations, international patent filing solutions and searches), in life sciences translations and linguistic validation. The Company provides specialist language service in other technical areas. The Company has four operating segments: RWS Patent Translation & Filing division which provides patent translation and filing services: RWS Patent Information division which provides a range of patent search, retrieval and monitoring services as well as a comprehensive patent database service accessible; RWS Life Sciences division which provides technical translations and linguistic validation to the medical and pharmaceutical sector. This division includes the LUZ, Inc, and RWS Language Solutions division, which provide non-patent or non-life science technical translations.

Last Annual September 30th, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated December 16, 1994
Public Since April 19, 2000
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 3,095
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 389,042,841
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Frequently Asked Questions for RWS Holdings
What is the RWS Holdings share price?

As of 09/04/21, shares in RWS Holdings are trading at 666p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.59bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the RWS Holdings share price performed this year?

Shares in RWS Holdings are currently trading at 666p and the price has moved by 21.53% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the RWS Holdings price has moved by -1.81% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for RWS Holdings?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for RWS Holdings, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for RWS Holdings is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will RWS Holdings next release its financial results?

RWS Holdings is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the RWS Holdings dividend yield?

The RWS Holdings dividend yield is 1.35% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does RWS Holdings pay a dividend?

Last year, RWS Holdings paid a total dividend of 0.09, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.35%. Looking ahead, RWS Holdings has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does RWS Holdings next pay dividends?

RWS Holdings has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on RWS Holdings shares is currently 1.35%.

How do I buy RWS Holdings shares?

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What is the market cap of RWS Holdings?

Shares in RWS Holdings are currently trading at 666p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.59bn.

Where are RWS Holdings shares listed? Where are RWS Holdings shares listed?

Here are the trading details for RWS Holdings:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: RWS
What kind of share is RWS Holdings?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, RWS Holdings is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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 RWS Holdings share price forecast 2021?

Shares in RWS Holdings are currently priced at 666p. At that level they are trading at 7.99% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 723.83.

Analysts covering RWS Holdings currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.22928 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the RWS Holdings 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 RWS Holdings. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.66%. At the current price of 666p, shares in RWS Holdings are trading at 11.08% 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 RWS Holdings PE Ratio?

The RWS Holdings PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 43.05. The shares are currently trading at 666p.

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 RWS Holdings?

RWS Holdings's management team is headed by:

Andrew Brode - CHM
David Shrimpton - NVC
Richard Thompson - CEO
Desmond Glass - CFO
Lara Boro - NID
David Clayton - NED
Gordon Stuart - NED
Frances Earl - NED
Who are the major shareholders of RWS Holdings?

Here are the top five shareholders of RWS Holdings based on the size of their shareholding:

Brode (Andrew Stephen) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 23.18% (90.2m shares)
Royal Bank of Canada Investment Mgmt (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 20.22% (78.7m shares)
Liontrust Asset Management PLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.88% (30.6m shares)
Liontrust Special Situations Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.92% (23.0m shares)
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.01% (19.5m shares)
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