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Drax Group plc (DRX.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 385.17
-0.03 (-0.01 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 04:49 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 385.17
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 362.52
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 385.17
Volume453,373 shs
Average Volume560,019 shs
Market Capitalization£1.53 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.15%
Drax Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and supply of electricity in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Generation, Customers, and, Pellet Production. It produces low carbon and renewable electricity; and provides system support services to the electricity grid. The company owns and operates Drax Power Station that produces electricity from biomass and coal with an installed capacity of 3,906 megawatts (MW) located in Selby, North Yorkshire; Cruachan Power Station, a pumped hydro storage station, with an installed capacity of 440 MW located in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland; and Lanark and Galloway hydro-electric power stations with an installed capacity of 126 MW located in southwest Scotland. It also owns and operates combined cycle gas turbine power stations, including Damhead Creek power station with an installed capacity of 805 MW; Rye House power station with an installed capacity of 715 MW; Shoreham power station with an installed capacity of 420 MW; and Blackburn power station with an installed capacity of 60 MW located in England. In addition, the company owns and operates Daldowie fuel plant that processes sludge from a wastewater treatment plant and converts it into dry and low-odour fuel pellets. Further, it manufactures and sells compressed wood pellets for use in electricity production; supplies and manages electricity and gas for large industrial and commercial sector customers, as well as small businesses; and provides debt recovery services. Drax Group plc was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Selby, the United Kingdom.
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Overall MarketRank

1.22 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£4.70 billion
Cash FlowGBX 122.05 per share
Book ValueGBX 451.90 per share



Market Cap£1.53 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 385.17
-0.03 (-0.01 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 04:49 PM ET)
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Drax Group plc (DRX.L) (LON:DRX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'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 increased by 76.4% and is now trading at GBX 385.17.
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Is Drax Group plc (DRX.L) a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Drax Group plc (DRX.L) in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Drax Group plc (DRX.L) stock.
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When is Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s next earnings date?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s earnings last quarter?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L) (LON:DRX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.80. The company earned $3.69 billion during the quarter.
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How often does Drax Group plc (DRX.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Drax Group plc (DRX.L)?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L) declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.80 per share on Friday, October 2nd. This represents a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 20th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Drax Group plc (DRX.L) a good dividend stock?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.15%. DRX has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What price target have analysts set for DRX?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 280 to GBX 550. On average, they expect Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s share price to reach GBX 357.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.2%.
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Who are Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s key executives?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dwight Daniel Willard Gardiner, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Andy Skelton, CFO & Director (Age 49, Pay $660.07k)
  • Mark Strafford, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Samantha Brook, Head of Corp. HR
  • Mr. Gary Williams, Head of Outage & Services Section
  • Ms. Rebecca Heaton, Group Head of Climate Change
  • Ms. Penny Small, Chief Transformation Officer
  • Mr. Jason Shipstone, Chief Innovation Officer
  • Mr. Paul Sheffield, Managing Director of Customers
  • Mr. Esa Heiskanen, Chief Officer Capital Projects

What is Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Drax Group plc (DRX.L)?

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 plc (DRX.L)'s stock price today?

One share of DRX stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 385.17.

How big of a company is Drax Group plc (DRX.L)?

Drax Group plc (DRX.L) has a market capitalization of £1.53 billion and generates £4.70 billion in revenue each year. Drax Group plc (DRX.L) employs 2,711 workers across the globe.

What is Drax Group plc (DRX.L)'s official website?

The official website for Drax Group plc (DRX.L) is www.drax.com.

How can I contact Drax Group plc (DRX.L)?

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

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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