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Vertu Motors plc is an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The Company operates franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The Company operates many of its dealerships as Bristol Street Motors. It also operates a range of franchise dealerships, such as Volkswagen, Land Rover, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar. The Company offers products, such as new and used cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, fleet vehicles, and parts and accessories. It also specializes in the online sale of car wiper blades and other associated products. Its brands include Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors, Vertu Motors, Car Credit Assured, What Car? Leasing, Vertu Lease Cars, Vansdirect, The Taxi Centre and Ace Parts. The Company operates approximately 160 franchised and four non-franchised operations across England and Scotland.
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As of Today at 19:24 UTC, shares in Vertu Motors are trading at 54.60p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Vertu Motors last closed at 54.60p and the price had moved by +20.8% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Vertu Motors share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +24.66% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Vertu Motors is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Vertu Motors dividend yield is 3.11% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Vertu Motors paid a total dividend of £0.02, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.11%.Looking ahead, the next dividend pay date is 2022-07-29.
We do not have data on when Vertu Motors is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Vertu Motors shares is currently 3.11%.
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As of the previous close price of 54.60p, shares in Vertu Motors had a market capitalisation of £191.52m.
Here are the trading details for Vertu Motors:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: VTU
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Vertu Motors 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Vertu Motors is 100.00p. That is 83.15% above the last closing price of 54.60p.
Analysts covering Vertu Motors currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.08 for the next financial year.
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, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -13.87%.
As of the last closing price of 54.60p, shares in Vertu Motors were trading -9.65% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Vertu Motors PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 7.3. The shares last closed at 54.60p.
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.
Vertu Motors' management team is headed by:
- Andrew Goss - NEC
- Robert Forrester - CEO
- Karen Anderson - CFO
- David Crane - COO
- Nicola Loose - SEC
- Pauline Best - NID
- Kenneth Lever - NID