LON:BUR - Burford Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,830 -10.00 (-0.54 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,830
Today's RangeGBX 1,822 - GBX 1,868
52-Week RangeGBX 11.41 - GBX 1,459.40
Volume675,604 shs
Average Volume590,227 shs
Market Capitalization£2.88 billion
P/E Ratio1,558.14
Dividend YieldN/A
Burford Capital 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange LON
Industry N/A


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio1,558.14
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins75.80%
Return on Equity40.79%
Return on Assets24.52%


Outstanding Shares208,240,000
Market Cap£2.88 billion

Burford Capital (LON:BUR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burford Capital's stock symbol?

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

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

Burford Capital announced a dividend on Wednesday, July 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.04 per share on Wednesday, December 5th. This represents a yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Burford Capital's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BUR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Burford Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,310 to GBX 1,900. On average, they anticipate Burford Capital's stock price to reach GBX 1,593.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Burford Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Burford Capital?

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

Who are Burford Capital's key executives?

Burford Capital's management team includes the folowing 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. Christina Yue, VP of Fin.
  • Ms. Elizabeth O'Connell, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)

Has Burford Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BUR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Burford Capital earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.83 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Burford Capital.

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 1,830.

How big of a company is Burford Capital?

Burford Capital has a market capitalization of £2.88 billion.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Burford Capital (LON BUR)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  361
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Burford Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BUR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BUR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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