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VP. - VP Share Price

966p 7.0  0.7%

Last Trade - 04/08/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £385.1m
Enterprise Value £563.9m
Revenue £308.0m
Position in Universe 666th / 1799
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1m +6.47%
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52w High -6.89%
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Year End 31st Mar 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022E 2023E CAGR / Avg
208.7 248.7 303.6 382.8 362.9 308 353.2 372.7 +8.1%
+3.1 +12.5 +10.1 +28.2 -27.3 +13.9
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2021, Vp plcrevenues decreased 15% to £308M. Net loss totaled £4.6M vs.income of £18.6M. Revenues reflect UK segment decrease of15% to £286.3M, International segment decrease of 16% to£26.7M, United Kingdom segment decrease of 15% to £286.3M,International segment decrease of 16% to £26.7M. Net lossreflects UK segment income decrease of 44% to £30.3M,International segment income decrease of 63% to £662K.
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Profile Summary

Vp plc is engaged in equipment rental and associated services. The Company is engaged in providing products and services to a range of end markets, including infrastructure, construction, house building, and oil and gas, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Its segments include UK Forks, Groundforce, Airpac Bukom, Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, TPA and TR Corp. The UK Forks segment is a hirer of telescopic handlers and tracked access platforms. Its Airpac Bukom segment offers oilfield services and is engaged in provision of specialist compressed air and steam generation services. Its TPA segment provides equipment rental and installation of portable roadways, walkways and stairways. Its Hire Station segment is a provider of small tools, lifting, safety, survey, press fitting and low level access equipment. Groundforce is a rental provider of excavation support systems and specialist products.TR Group provides technology solutions to corporate, industrial and government clients.

Last Annual March 31st, 2021
Last Interim March 31st, 2021
Incorporated May 5, 1950
Public Since April 6, 1973
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 2,977
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All-share - Industrials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Support Services Price Return Gbp End Of Day,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 40,154,253
Free Float (0.0%)
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Half Year 2022 VP PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for VP
What is the VP share price?

As of 04/08/21, shares in VP are trading at 966p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £385.1m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the VP share price performed this year?

Shares in VP are currently trading at 966p and the price has moved by 30.34% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the VP price has moved by 7.72% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for VP?

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

When will VP next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-03-31
What is the VP dividend yield?

The VP dividend yield is 2.61% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does VP pay a dividend?

Last year, VP paid a total dividend of 0.25, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.61%. Looking ahead, VP has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-08-05.

When does VP next pay dividends?

VP has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-08-05. The historic dividend yield on VP shares is currently 2.61%.

How do I buy VP shares?

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What is the market cap of VP?

Shares in VP are currently trading at 966p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £385.1m.

Where are VP shares listed? Where are VP shares listed?

Here are the trading details for VP:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: VP.
What kind of share is VP?

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

Shares in VP are currently priced at 966p. At that level they are trading at 17.83% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,175.61.

Analysts covering VP currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.72302 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the VP 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 VP. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 13.78%. At the current price of 966p, shares in VP are trading at 18.28% 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 VP PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for VP.

Who are the key directors of VP?

VP's management team is headed by:

Jeremy Pilkington - CHM
Neil Stothard - CEO
Stephen Rogers - NID
Allison Bainbridge - FID
Phil White - NED
Who are the major shareholders of VP?

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

Pilkington (Jeremy Frederic George) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 50.26% (20.2m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.49% (1.80m shares)
Discretionary Unit Fund Managers Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.48% (1.80m shares)
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.36% (1.75m shares)
Marlborough Special Situations Retail Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.28% (1.72m shares)
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