Burford Capital Limited Company Profile (LON:BUR)

About Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)

Burford Capital Limited logoBurford 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Corporate Financial Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BUR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.burfordcapital.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.31 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 208,237,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,103.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 969.19
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 425.10 - GBX 1,250
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.10
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £261.91 million
  • Price / Sales: 8.80
  • Book Value: GBX 3.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.27
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £213.4 million
  • Net Margins: 75.80%
  • Return on Equity: 40.79%
  • Return on Assets: 24.52%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 526,566 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)

What is Burford Capital Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

Burford Capital Limited declared a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.03 per share on Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Burford Capital Limited's Dividend History.

Where is Burford Capital Limited's stock going? Where will Burford Capital Limited's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Burford Capital Limited's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 589 to GBX 1,322. On average, they anticipate Burford Capital Limited's share price to reach GBX 1,113.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Burford Capital Limited.

Who are some of Burford Capital Limited's key competitors?

Who are Burford Capital Limited's key executives?

Burford Capital Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Christopher P. Bogart, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jonathan Molot, Chief Investment Officer
  • Elizabeth O'Connell, Managing Director
  • Peter Benzian, Managing Director
  • John F. Blackburn, Managing Director
  • Ernest Getto, Managing Director
  • Aviva Will, Managing Director
  • Ross Clark, UK Chief Investment Officer
  • Peter Edward Middleton, Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  • Hugh Steven Wilson, Independent Non-Executive Vice Chairman

How do I buy Burford Capital Limited stock?

Shares of Burford Capital Limited 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 Limited's stock price today?

One share of Burford Capital Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,107.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Burford Capital Limited (LON BUR)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  134 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  55 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  189
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Burford Capital Limited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,113.80
Consensus Price Target History for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Price Target History for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/4/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,310View Rating Details
8/22/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,322View Rating Details
7/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,200View Rating Details
7/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,148View Rating Details
7/27/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingUnder ReviewView Rating Details
3/15/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)

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Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Burford Capital Limited (LON BUR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017$0.030.22%10/19/201710/19/201711/15/2017
3/14/2017€0.060.71%5/25/20175/25/20176/16/2017
7/27/2016€0.030.5%10/6/201610/6/201610/28/2016
3/18/2015€0.052.41%5/7/20155/7/20156/1/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/23/2016Lowe,David CharlesInsiderBuy40,000GBX 236£94,400
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
Latest Headlines for Burford Capital Limited (LON:BUR)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BUR-GB : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 5:37 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoBurford Capital Opens Up New Asia-Pacific Office In Singapore
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 4 at 12:48 PM
lse.co.uk logoBurford Capital Opens Up New Asia-Pacific Office In Singapore - London South East (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - October 3 at 8:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BUR-GB : September 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Ltd. : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDid Burford Capital Limited (AIM:BUR) Create Value For Shareholders?
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (BUR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 2:28 AM
lse.co.uk logoAberdeen Smaller Cos Income Trust Outperforms Benchmark In First Half - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - September 13 at 11:03 PM
lse.co.uk logoBurford Capital Appoints Ex-UBS Managing Director As General Counsel - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - September 12 at 10:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAt £11.25, Is Burford Capital Limited (AIM:BUR) A Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLatest Burford Capital Research Points to Strong and Sustained Growth of Litigation Finance
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 4:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (BUR) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 2:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Burford Capital: class war capitalist
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 4:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 2:44 AM
lse.co.uk logoBurford Capital Profit Soars On Rising Litigation Finance Demand - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - July 27 at 10:24 PM
fool.co.uk logoTime to dump AIM super-stock Burford Capital Limited?
www.fool.co.uk - July 27 at 5:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) Announces Dividend of $0.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Add Rating for Burford Capital Limited (BUR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Delivers 151% Growth in First Half Operating Profit
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:55 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoBurford Capital Set To Gain As Arbitrators Rule Against Argentina
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 24 at 12:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Reports Favourable Investment Result
finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 9:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 2:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (LON:BUR) Now Covered by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 11:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (BUR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 12:41 PM
fool.co.uk logoWhy this small-cap turnaround stock could help you make a million
www.fool.co.uk - July 10 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurford Capital Ltd. : Marginally overvalued, maybe a Safety?
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 5:30 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoSVM Fund Net Asset Value Increases But Falls Short Of Benchmark
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 3 at 9:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (BUR) Earns "Add" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBurford Capital Limited (BUR) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 9:37 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoBurford Capital Sells Further Tranche Of Petersen Claim Entitlement
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 13 at 12:53 PM
lse.co.uk logoBurford Capital Raises GBP175.0 Million In Sterling Bond Issue (ALLISS) - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 20 at 11:22 AM
lse.co.uk logoBurford Capital Launches 5% Retail-Eligible Bonds Issue (ALL - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 13 at 4:05 PM
businesswire.com logoBurford Capital Plc: Launch of 5% Guaranteed Sterling Bonds Due 2026
www.businesswire.com - May 12 at 4:37 PM
forbes.com logoThe Legal Vertical Is Already Corporatized; Law Firms Should Be Permitted To Operate That Way, Too
www.forbes.com - April 3 at 9:28 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Burford Capital Ltd Earnings Release - 03:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:06 AM
cnn.com logoNeil Gorsuch's conservatism runs deep
www.cnn.com - February 1 at 2:35 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoBurford Capital Sells Some Interests In Peterson Claims
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 3 at 10:33 AM
lse.co.uk logoResult of Meeting - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 17 at 9:17 PM
wsj.com logoBurford Capital Buys Litigation Funding Rival Gerchen Keller - Wall Street Journal
www.wsj.com - December 15 at 2:55 AM

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Burford Capital Limited (BUR) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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