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VSVS - Vesuvius Share Price

382.8p -4.4  -1.1%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.05bn
Enterprise Value £1.35bn
Revenue £1.71bn
Position in Universe 365th / 1825
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Vesuvius PLC revenues decreased 5% to £1.71B. Net income before extraordinary items decreased 42% to £80.3M. Revenues reflect Foundry segment decrease of 8% to £515.1M, Steel segment decrease of 3% to £1.2B, Europe & Middle East & Africa segment decrease of 11% to £699.8M, South America segment decrease of 7% to £111.2M, Asia segment decrease of 1% to £480.4M.
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Profile Summary

Vesuvius plc is engaged in molten metal flow engineering, principally serving the steel and foundry industries. It develops and manufactures high-technology products and solutions for supply to the steel and casting industries. The Company operates through two segments: Steel and Foundry. The Steel division consists of various product lines, such as Steel Flow Control, Advanced Refractories and Technical Services. Its solution is a fully integrated robotic spray application system with a coupled mixing and laser setting system for the accurate location of the tundish furniture and mix preparation. The automatic robotic mixing and application system is fully contained and shielded with automatic shutdown if someone enters the working zone inside the tundish stand. Its technology allows robots to handle various tasks, such as manipulating steel samplers and temperature or hydrogen sensors, and to distribute powder into the tundish.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated September 17, 2012
Public Since December 17, 2012
No. of Shareholders: 3,000
No. of Employees: 10,496
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share General Industrials , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 General Industrials , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 271,213,897
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Frequently Asked Questions for Vesuvius
What is the Vesuvius share price?

As of 4:04pm, shares in Vesuvius are trading at 382.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.05bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Vesuvius share price performed this year?

Shares in Vesuvius are currently trading at 382.8p and the price has moved by -24.23% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Vesuvius price has moved by -11.13% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Vesuvius?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Vesuvius, there are there are currently 5 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Vesuvius is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Vesuvius next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the Vesuvius dividend yield?

The Vesuvius dividend yield is 1.6% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Vesuvius pay a dividend?

Last year, Vesuvius paid a total dividend of 0.06, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.6%. Looking ahead, Vesuvius has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Vesuvius next pay dividends?

Vesuvius has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Vesuvius shares is currently 1.6%.

How do I buy Vesuvius shares?

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What is the market cap of Vesuvius?

Shares in Vesuvius are currently trading at 382.8p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.05bn.

Where are Vesuvius shares listed? Where are Vesuvius shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Vesuvius:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: VSVS
What kind of share is Vesuvius?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Vesuvius is currently classified as a Contrarian. 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 Vesuvius share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Vesuvius are currently priced at 382.8p. At that level they are trading at 19.66% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 476.47.

Analysts covering Vesuvius currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.34082 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Vesuvius 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 Vesuvius. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 2.7%. At the current price of 382.8p, shares in Vesuvius are trading at -8.69% 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 Vesuvius PE Ratio?

The Vesuvius PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 7.72. The shares are currently trading at 382.8p.

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 Vesuvius?

Vesuvius's management team is headed by:

Tanmay Ganguly - CEX
Patrick Andre - CEO
Patrick Bikard - CEX
Guy Young - CFO
John McDonough - NEC
Hock Goh - NID
Henry Knowles - GCN
Jane Hinkley - NID
Douglas Hurt - NID
Friederike Helfer - NED
Thiago Avelar - CEX
Karena Cancilleri - CEX
Agnieszka Tomczak - CHO
Who are the major shareholders of Vesuvius?

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

Cevian Capital (UK) LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 21.11% (57.2m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 13.87% (37.6m shares)
Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.93% (13.4m shares)
Phoenix Asset Management Partners Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.05% (11.0m shares)
Dimensional Fund Advisors, L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.92% (10.6m shares)
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