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SUS - S&U Share Price

2280p 90.0  4.1%

Last Trade - 05/03/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £276.6m
Enterprise Value £385.6m
Revenue £85.1m
Position in Universe 733rd / 1809
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1m +2.22%
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Year End 31st Jan 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
36.1 45.2 60.5 79.8 83.0 89.9 85.9 85.9 +20.0%
-11.7 +33.7 +27.8 +19.7 +14.6 +3.2 -31.8 -9.11
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 July 2020, S & U PLCrevenues decreased 3% to £42.8M. Net income decreased 64%to £5.1M. Revenues reflect Motor Finance segment decreaseof 2% to £41.2M, Property bridging finance segment decreaseof 21% to £1.6M. Net income also reflects Loan lossprovisioning charge – motor fi increase from £7.9M to£21.7M (expense). Dividend per share decreased from £0.34to £0.22.
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Profile Summary

S&U plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in providing motor finance and specialist lending service. The Company is focused on the specialist motor finance market. The Company's subsidiary, Advantage Finance Limited (Advantage Finance), is engaged in the motor finance business. Advantage Finance offers motor finance to over 100,000 customers in the United Kingdom.

Last Annual January 31st, 2020
Last Interim July 31st, 2020
Incorporated July 1, 1938
Public Since January 4, 1983
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 184
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Industry Banking Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Financials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - General Financial Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 12,133,760
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Frequently Asked Questions for S&U
What is the S&U share price?

As of 05/03/21, shares in S&U are trading at 2280p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £276.6m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the S&U share price performed this year?

Shares in S&U are currently trading at 2280p and the price has moved by 3.64% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the S&U price has moved by -1.59% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for S&U?

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

When will S&U next release its financial results?

S&U is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-07-31
What is the S&U dividend yield?

The S&U dividend yield is 4.74% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does S&U pay a dividend?

Last year, S&U paid a total dividend of 1.08, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.74%. Looking ahead, S&U has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-03-12.

When does S&U next pay dividends?

S&U has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-03-12. The historic dividend yield on S&U shares is currently 4.74%.

How do I buy S&U shares?

To buy shares in S&U you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of S&U?

Shares in S&U are currently trading at 2280p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £276.6m.

Where are S&U shares listed? Where are S&U shares listed?

Here are the trading details for S&U:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: SUS
What kind of share is S&U?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, S&U 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 S&U share price forecast 2021?

Shares in S&U are currently priced at 2280p. At that level they are trading at 3.86% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 2,371.54.

Analysts covering S&U currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.63267 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the S&U 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 S&U. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 22.69%. At the current price of 2280p, shares in S&U are trading at 25.02% 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 S&U PE Ratio?

The S&U PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.84. The shares are currently trading at 2280p.

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 S&U?

S&U's management team is headed by:

Anthony Coombs - CHM
Graham Coombs - VCH
Demetrios Markou - NID
Fiann Coombs - NED
Chris Redford - FID
Graham Pedersen - NID
Tarek Khlat - NID
Thomas Wheeler - EDR
Who are the major shareholders of S&U?

Here are the top five shareholders of S&U based on the size of their shareholding:

Wiseheights Limited Corporation
Percentage owned: 19.94% (2.42m shares)
Coombs (Jack Edward Clifford) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 13.82% (1.68m shares)
Coombs (Graham Derek Clifford) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 13.12% (1.59m shares)
Coombs (Anthony Michael Vincent) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 11.05% (1.34m shares)
Coombs (Jennifer Sheila) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 3.81% (462k shares)
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