LON:ESNT - Essentra Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 416.80 -0.60 (-0.14 %) (As of 03/21/2019 01:20 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 417.40Today's RangeGBX 414.40 - GBX 42052-Week RangeGBX 324.80 - GBX 517Volume542,109 shsAverage Volume637,881 shsMarket Capitalization£1.09 billionP/E Ratio45.30Dividend Yield5.40%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Essentra plc manufactures and sells specialist plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Component, Packaging, Filter Products, and Specialist Components. The Component division offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions for protection and finishing purposes. The Packaging division provides cartons, leaflets, self-adhesive labels, and printed foils for use in blister packs; and packaging and authentication solutions to the health and personal care, consumer, specialist packaging sectors, as well as to the paper and board industries. The Filter Products division offers filters and packaging solutions to the roll-your-own segments; analytical laboratory services for ingredient measurement; and e-cigarette and heat not burn solutions for next generation products. The Specialist Components division engages in custom profile extrusion activities; and the manufacture of high performance products, such as commodity resins, engineering-grade thermoplastics, and polymer alloys for use in the oil and gas industry; and the provision of adhesive coated products to various industries, such as point of purchase display, exhibit, printing, plastic fabrication, appliance, and education, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industries. This division also offers pressure-sensitive tear tapes for the tobacco, food and drink, and specialist packaging sectors; branded hardware supplies to industrial customers; and ID card printers, systems, and accessories to direct and trade customers. Essentra plc is also involved in treasury, property, services, and leasing businesses. The company was formerly known as Filtrona plc and changed its name to Essentra plc in June 2013. Essentra plc was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom. Receive ESNT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ESNT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Rubber & Plastics Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Cyclical Current SymbolLON:ESNT Previous SymbolLON:FLTR CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.essentraplc.com Phone+44-1908-359100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio51.52 Current Ratio1.67 Quick Ratio1.03Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio45.30 Forward P/E Ratio0.15 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£1.03 billion Price / Sales1.06 Cash FlowGBX 26.54 per share Price / Cash Flow15.71 Book ValueGBX 226.30 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees8,000 Outstanding Shares261,823,008Market Cap£1.09 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable Essentra (LON:ESNT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Essentra's stock symbol? Essentra trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ESNT." How often does Essentra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essentra? Essentra announced a dividend on Friday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.40 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a yield of 3.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 25th. This is a boost from Essentra's previous dividend of $6.30. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Essentra's Dividend History. How were Essentra's earnings last quarter? Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March, 2nd. The company reported $22.10 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $22.80 by $0.70. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter. View Essentra's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for ESNT? 4 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Essentra's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 420 to GBX 500. On average, they expect Essentra's share price to reach GBX 468.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Essentra. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essentra? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essentra in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Essentra. Has Essentra been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ESNT stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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. Essentra earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Essentra's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Essentra include AirBoss of America (BOS), Core Molding Technologies (CMT), National Tyre & Wheel (NTD), Biome Technologies (BIOM), Pearl River (PRH), TEX (TXH), Cie Gnrl des Etblsmnts Michelin SCA (ML), Cie Gnrl des Etblsmnts Michelin SCA (MGDDF), Nokian Tyres (NKRKF), Pirelli & C. (PIRC), Plastics Capital (PLA), Plastiques du Val de Loire (PVL), TOP GLOVE CORP/ADR (TGLVY) and Vystar (VYST). What other stocks do shareholders of Essentra own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Essentra investors own include Carillion (CLLN), HSBC (HSBA), Rolls-Royce (RR), CRH (CRH), BP (BP), Tullow Oil (TLW), Informa (INF), Carclo (CAR), Rio Tinto (RIO) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB). Who are Essentra's key executives? Essentra's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul A. Forman, Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 54)Ms. Lily Liu, CFO & Exec. DirectorMr. Nick Pennell, Group Operations DirectorMr. Richard Cammish, Chief Information Officer (Age 52)Ms. Joanna Speed, Investor Relations Director How do I buy shares of Essentra? Shares of ESNT 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 Essentra's stock price today? One share of ESNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 416.80. How big of a company is Essentra? Essentra has a market capitalization of £1.09 billion and generates £1.03 billion in revenue each year. Essentra employs 8,000 workers across the globe. What is Essentra's official website? The official website for Essentra is http://www.essentraplc.com. How can I contact Essentra? Essentra's mailing address is Avebury HSE, 201-249 Avebury Boulevard, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 1AU, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1908-359100. MarketBeat Community Rating for Essentra (LON ESNT)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 240 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 217 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 457MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Essentra and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESNT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESNT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: When is a capital gain realized?