Essentra PLC Company Profile (LON:ESNT)

About Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)

Essentra PLC logoEssentra plc is a supplier of plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT), extrusion and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries. Filtration Products consists of the Filter Products business and the Porous Technologies business. The Filter Products business is an independent provider of filters and related solutions to the tobacco industry. The Porous Technologies business is a developer and manufacturer of custom fluid-handling components, engineered from a portfolio of technologies that included bonded and non-woven fiber, polyurethane foam and porous plastics.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ESNT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £1.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 261,324,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 542.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 485.20
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 366.70 - GBX 855.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £998.5 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.49
  • Book Value: GBX 2.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.49
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBIDTA: £53.8 million
  • Average Volume: 889,427 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)

What is Essentra PLC's stock symbol?

Essentra PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ESNT."

How often does Essentra PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essentra PLC?

Essentra PLC declared a dividend on Friday, February 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 14.40 per share on Tuesday, May 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 16th. This is a boost from Essentra PLC's previous dividend of $6.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Essentra PLC's Dividend History.

When will Essentra PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Essentra PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Sunday, July, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Essentra PLC.

Where is Essentra PLC's stock going? Where will Essentra PLC's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Essentra PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 426 to GBX 600. On average, they expect Essentra PLC's stock price to reach GBX 507.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Essentra PLC.

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How do I buy Essentra PLC stock?

Shares of Essentra PLC 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.

How much does a share of Essentra PLC stock cost?

One share of Essentra PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 567.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 507.60

Analysts' Ratings History for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/21/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 565View Rating Details
4/21/2017Citigroup IncDowngradeSellGBX 430 -> GBX 440View Rating Details
2/27/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeBuyGBX 425 -> GBX 600View Rating Details
2/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 450 -> GBX 507View Rating Details
8/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeUnderweightGBX 700 -> GBX 426View Rating Details
2/22/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 926View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
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Earnings Estimates for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $26.33 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/17/2017GBX 14.402.97%3/16/20173/16/20175/2/2017
7/29/2016GBX 6.301.3%9/29/20169/29/201610/31/2016
2/19/2016GBX 14.401.77%3/17/20163/17/20165/3/2016
7/31/2015GBX 6.300.69%9/24/20159/24/201510/30/2015
7/31/2014GBX 5.700.74%9/24/20149/24/201410/30/2014
2/20/2014GBX 10.601.26%4/9/20144/9/20145/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/20/2017Paul FormanInsiderBuy20,000GBX 526£105,200
3/1/2017Stefan SchellingerInsiderSell2,487GBX 539£13,404.93
2/20/2017Jon GreenInsiderSell9,653GBX 488£47,106.64
12/12/2016Paul FormanInsiderBuy25,000GBX 433£108,250
4/18/2016Lester,Paul JInsiderBuy7,500GBX 823£61,725
4/7/2016Harris,Jeffrey FrancisInsiderSell59,651GBX 823£490,927.73
3/7/2016Green,JonInsiderSell4,084GBX 832£33,978.88
5/8/2015Colin R DayInsiderSell189,096GBX 987.05£1,866,472.07
5/1/2015Day,Colin RInsiderBuy2,540GBX 354£8,991.60
4/29/2015Jon GreenInsiderSell28,643GBX 980£280,701.40
4/28/2015Jon GreenInsiderSell28,643GBX 980£280,701.40
3/9/2015Jon GreenInsiderSell7,371GBX 994£73,267.74
2/26/2015Jon GreenInsiderSell13,270GBX 1,000£132,700
3/9/2013Day,Colin RInsiderSell28,717GBX 843£242,084.31
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT)
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Essentra PLC (ESNT) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by Staff