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LON:BURBurford Capital Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 440.93
-9.67 (-2.15 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 07:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 440.93
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 428.63
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 440.93
Volume374,718 shs
Average Volume590,227 shs
Market Capitalization£964.09 million
P/E Ratio4.58
Dividend Yield1.81%
Burford Capital Limited is a global finance company focused on law. The Company provides investment capital, investment management, financing and risk solutions with a focus on the litigation and arbitration sector. The Company's segments include provision of litigation investment, provision of litigation insurance, exploration of new initiatives related to application of capital to the litigation and arbitration sector until such time as those initiatives mature into full-fledged independent segments and investment management activities. The Company's provision of litigation investment segment reflects litigation and arbitration-related investment activities. The Company's provision of litigation insurance segment reflects the United Kingdom and Channel Islands litigation insurance activities. The Company's businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a range of legal finance and advisory activities.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.64 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£364.05 million
Cash FlowGBX 105.85 per share
Book ValueGBX 701.10 per share



Market Cap£964.09 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Burford Capital (LON:BUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Burford Capital's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Burford Capital's stock was trading at GBX 401.20 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BUR stock has increased by 9.9% and is now trading at GBX 440.93. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Burford Capital?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Burford Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Burford Capital.

How often does Burford Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Burford Capital?

Burford Capital declared a dividend on Thursday, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.04 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 14th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Burford Capital's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for BUR?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Burford Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 570 to GBX 2,600. On average, they anticipate Burford Capital's share price to reach GBX 1,174.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 166.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Burford Capital.

Has Burford Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BUR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Burford Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutBurford Capital.

What other stocks do shareholders of Burford Capital own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Burford Capital investors own include Fevertree Drinks (FEVR), CVS Group (CVSG), Vermilion Energy (VET), Afren (AFR), Code Rebel (CDRBQ), Diageo (DEO), DP Eurasia (DPEU), IQE (IQE), Keywords Studios (KWS) and Comstock Mining (LODE).

Who are Burford Capital's key executives?

Burford Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher P. Bogart, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Adam R. Gerchen, Pres
  • Mr. Daniel Hall, Co-Founder, Co-Head of Global Corp. Intelligence, Asset Tracing, Enforcement Bus. & Director
  • Ms. Elizabeth O'Connell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Quentin Pak, Director of Lead Operations

What is Burford Capital's stock symbol?

Burford Capital trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BUR."

How do I buy shares of Burford Capital?

Shares of BUR and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Burford Capital's stock price today?

One share of BUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 440.93.

How big of a company is Burford Capital?

Burford Capital has a market capitalization of £964.09 million and generates £364.05 million in revenue each year.

What is Burford Capital's official website?

The official website for Burford Capital is www.burfordcapital.com.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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