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VTU - Vertu Motors Share Price

28.4p -1.6  -5.3%

Last Trade - 05/06/20

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Consumer Cyclicals
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Market Cap £104.8m
Enterprise Value £186.2m
Revenue £3.07bn
Position in Universe 911th / 1817
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 August 2019, Vertu Motors Plc revenues increased 6% to £1.65B. Net income decreased 7% to £13M. Revenues reflect New Fleet And Commercial segment increase of 12% to £390.5M, Comp. Store Sales- %) - Motability Cars increase of 52% to -3%, Comparable Store Sales (Value) - Motabil increase of 7% to £369.2M, Retail Sales- New Fleet and Commercial increase of 12% to £390.5M.
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Profile Summary

Vertu Motors plc is an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The principal activity of the Company is the sale of new cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles and used vehicles, together with related aftersales services. The Company is engaged in the provision of management services to all subsidiary statutory entities. The Company operates a chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The Company also operates various franchise dealerships, such as Volvo, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar, and operates Honda dealerships in the United Kingdom. The Company operates approximately 125 franchised and over three non-franchised operations across England and Scotland. The Company's subsidiaries include Bristol Street First Investments Limited, Bristol Street Fourth Investments Limited, Vertu Motors (VMC) Limited and Grantham Motor Company Limited.

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Last Annual February 28th, 2019
Last Interim August 31st, 2019
Incorporated November 1, 2006
Public Since December 20, 2006
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 5,591
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Specialty Retailers
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 369,173,891
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Thursday 23rd July, 2020 Estimate
Vertu Motors PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 20th August, 2020
Vertu Motors PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Vertu Motors
What is the Vertu Motors share price?

As of 05/06/20, shares in Vertu Motors are trading at 28.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £104.8m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Vertu Motors share price performed this year?

Shares in Vertu Motors are currently trading at 28.4p and the price has moved by -28.91% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Vertu Motors price has moved by -18.82% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Vertu Motors?

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

When will Vertu Motors next release its financial results?

Vertu Motors is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-08-31
What is the Vertu Motors dividend yield?

The Vertu Motors dividend yield is 5.81% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Vertu Motors pay a dividend?

Last year, Vertu Motors paid a total dividend of 0.02, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 5.81%. Looking ahead, Vertu Motors has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Vertu Motors next pay dividends?

Vertu Motors has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Vertu Motors shares is currently 5.81%.

How do I buy Vertu Motors shares?

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What is the market cap of Vertu Motors?

Shares in Vertu Motors are currently trading at 28.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £104.8m.

Where are Vertu Motors shares listed? Where are Vertu Motors shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Vertu Motors:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: VTU
What kind of share is Vertu Motors?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Vertu Motors 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 Vertu Motors share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Vertu Motors are currently priced at 28.4p. At that level they are trading at 76.06% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 118.63.

Analysts covering Vertu Motors currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.04995 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Vertu Motors 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 Vertu Motors. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -22.55%. At the current price of 28.4p, shares in Vertu Motors are trading at -12.9% 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 Vertu Motors PE Ratio?

The Vertu Motors PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 9.88. The shares are currently trading at 28.4p.

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 Vertu Motors?

Vertu Motors's management team is headed by:

Nicola Loose - GCN
Karen Anderson - CFO
David Crane - COO
Robert Forrester - CEO
Andrew Goss - NEC
Pauline Best - NID
Kenneth Lever - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Vertu Motors?

Here are the top five shareholders of Vertu Motors based on the size of their shareholding:

Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.11% (29.9m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.67% (24.6m shares)
Tweedy, Browne Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.47% (20.2m shares)
Close Brothers Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.11% (18.9m shares)
Cazenove Capital Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.04% (18.6m shares)
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