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LON:DRX - Drax Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 157.20
+0.80 (+0.51 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 157.20
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 239.16
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 157.20
Volume1.98 million shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization£623.51 million
P/E Ratio1,572.00
Dividend Yield10.17%
Drax Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and supply of electricity. The company operates through three segments: Power Generation, Pellet Production, and B2B Energy Supply. It produces low carbon and renewable electricity; and provides system support services to the grid from a portfolio of biomass, hydro, gas, and coal technologies. The company owns and operates Drax Power Station that produces electricity from biomass located in Selby, North Yorkshire; Cruachan Power Station, a hydro station located in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland; Daldowie Fuel Plant situated in Uddingston, Glasgow; and four combined cycle gas turbine power stations in the United Kingdom. It also manufactures and supplies compressed wood pellets for use in electricity production. The company supplies power and gas to industrial, corporate, and small businesses. Drax Group plc was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Selby, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£4.71 billion
Cash FlowGBX 101.90 per share
Book ValueGBX 432.60 per share



Market Cap£623.51 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Drax Group (LON:DRX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Drax Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Drax Group's stock was trading at GBX 218.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DRX shares have decreased by 28.0% and is now trading at GBX 157.20. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Drax Group?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Drax Group in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Drax Group.

How were Drax Group's earnings last quarter?

Drax Group Plc (LON:DRX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.80. The business earned $3.69 billion during the quarter. View Drax Group's earnings history.

How often does Drax Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Drax Group?

Drax Group declared a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.50 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. This is an increase from Drax Group's previous dividend of $6.40. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Drax Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for DRX?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Drax Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 280 to GBX 535. On average, they anticipate Drax Group's share price to reach GBX 358.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 128.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Drax Group.

Has Drax Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DRX stock have trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Drax Group earned a coverage optimism score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutDrax Group.

Who are some of Drax Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Drax Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Drax Group investors own include 32Red (TTR), Dechra Pharmaceuticals (DPH), Aberdeen Asset Management (ADN), Centrica (CNA), Johnson Matthey (JMAT), Sanchez Energy (SN), JD Sports Fashion (JD), BBA Aviation (BBA), Burberry Group (BRBY) and Easyhotel (EZH).

Who are Drax Group's key executives?

Drax Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dwight Daniel Willard Gardiner, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Andrew Robert Koss, Exec. Director & CEO of Drax Power (Age 48)
  • Mr. Andy Skelton, CFO & Director (Age 47)
  • David McCallum, Gen. Counsel & Group Company Sec.
  • Ms. Samantha Brook, Head of Corp. HR

What is Drax Group's stock symbol?

Drax Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DRX."

How do I buy shares of Drax Group?

Shares of DRX 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 Drax Group's stock price today?

One share of DRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 157.20.

How big of a company is Drax Group?

Drax Group has a market capitalization of £623.51 million and generates £4.71 billion in revenue each year. Drax Group employs 2,499 workers across the globe. View additional information about Drax Group.

What is Drax Group's official website?

The official website for Drax Group is http://www.drax.com/.

How can I contact Drax Group?

Drax Group's mailing address is Drax Power Station, SELBY, YO8 8PH, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1757-618381.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Drax Group (LON DRX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  518 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  588 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,106
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Drax Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DRX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DRX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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