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SQZ - Serica Energy Share Price

119.2p 0.8  0.7%

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Market Cap £317.1m
Enterprise Value £255.5m
Revenue £150.1m
Position in Universe 702nd / 1805
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
0.000 15.7 15.9 24.8 35.7 250.5 147.9 214.7
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Serica EnergyPlc revenues decreased 69% to £46M. Net income decreased59% to £12.4M. Revenues reflect Oil Equivalent Production(Units/day) - decrease of 32% to 21K barrels per day, Gassales decrease of 74% to £24.1M, Oil Sales decrease of 60%to £17.3M. Net income also reflects Write-offs increasefrom £9K to £266K (expense), Share-based payments increaseof less than 1% to £652K (expense).
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Profile Summary

Serica Energy plc is a United Kingdom-based oil and gas company. The Company has exploration and development activities based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Namibia and Morocco, and an economic interest in an oilfield offshore Norway. The Company's segments include UK, Ireland and Africa. It holds licenses in the Central North Sea and the East Irish Sea, which includes the Columbus Field. It holds Frontier Exploration Licenses for Muckish, Aghla and Derryveagh, and Liffey and Boyne Prospects. The Company also holds interest in Blocks 113/26b and 113/27c, including the Doyle prospect. It holds interest in Block 113/22a, which is operated by Zennor North Sea Limited. The Company has interest in a Petroleum Agreement covering Blocks 2512A, 2513A, 2513B and 2612A in the Luderitz Basin, offshore Namibia in partnership with other companies. The Company has working interest in the Sidi Moussa license. The Company has an economic interest in the potential development of the Vette field.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated May 12, 2005
Public Since December 8, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 145
Sector Energy
Industry Oil & Gas
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 267,809,703
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Frequently Asked Questions for Serica Energy
What is the Serica Energy share price?

As of 4:35pm, shares in Serica Energy are trading at 119.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £317.1m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Serica Energy share price performed this year?

Shares in Serica Energy are currently trading at 119.2p and the price has moved by -3.74% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Serica Energy price has moved by 4.72% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Serica Energy?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Serica Energy, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Serica Energy is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Serica Energy next release its financial results?

Serica Energy is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

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

The Serica Energy dividend yield is 2.53% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Serica Energy pay a dividend?

Last year, Serica Energy paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.53%. Looking ahead, Serica Energy has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Serica Energy next pay dividends?

Serica Energy has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Serica Energy shares is currently 2.53%.

How do I buy Serica Energy shares?

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What is the market cap of Serica Energy?

Shares in Serica Energy are currently trading at 119.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £317.1m.

Where are Serica Energy shares listed? Where are Serica Energy shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Serica Energy:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: SQZ
What kind of share is Serica Energy?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Serica Energy 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 Serica Energy share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Serica Energy are currently priced at 119.2p. At that level they are trading at 21.06% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 151.00.

Analysts covering Serica Energy currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.0394910048 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Serica Energy 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 Serica Energy. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -12.6%. At the current price of 119.2p, shares in Serica Energy are trading at 7.16% 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 Serica Energy PE Ratio?

The Serica Energy PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 7.11. The shares are currently trading at 119.2p.

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 Serica Energy?

Serica Energy's management team is headed by:

Antony Walker - CHM
Neil Pike - NID
Ian Vann - NID
Mitchell Flegg - CEO
Malcolm Webb - NID
Trevor Garlick - NID
Kate Coppinger - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Serica Energy?

Here are the top five shareholders of Serica Energy based on the size of their shareholding:

Global Reserve Group, L.L.C Corporation
Percentage owned: 13.77% (36.9m shares)
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.97% (29.4m shares)
Hardy (David Robert) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 10.69% (28.6m shares)
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.63% (17.7m shares)
BP Exploration Operating Company, Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 5.04% (13.5m shares)
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