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LON:BURBurford Capital Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 510
-12.60 (-2.41 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 510
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 495.27
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 510
Volume557,275 shs
Average Volume590,227 shs
Market Capitalization£1.12 billion
P/E Ratio5.28
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£364.05 million
Cash FlowGBX 114.37 per share
Book ValueGBX 701.10 per share



Market Cap£1.12 billion
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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BUR shares have increased by 27.1% and is now trading at GBX 510. 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.04 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Burford Capital's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for BUR?

7 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Burford Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 570 to GBX 2,600. On average, they anticipate Burford Capital's stock price to reach GBX 1,199.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 135.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Burford Capital.

Has Burford Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BUR stock has trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Burford Capital earned a media sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Burford 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 510.

How big of a company is Burford Capital?

Burford Capital has a market capitalization of £1.12 billion 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 7/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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