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LON:ESNT

Essentra - ESNT Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 234.50
-2.50 (-1.05%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
231.24
239
50-Day Range
227
299.50
52-Week Range
222.50
366
Volume
152,797 shs
Average Volume
514,283 shs
Market Capitalization
£707.46 million
P/E Ratio
2,605.56
Dividend Yield
2.66%
Price Target
GBX 396.67
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About Essentra (LON:ESNT) Stock

Essentra plc provides essential components and solutions worldwide. The Components division manufactures and distributes plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries; and component solutions comprising caps and plugs, wire and cable management products, flange protection products, knobs, handles and grips, PCB and electronics hardware, and tools and precision instruments for a range of applications and industries that are used in protection and finish products. 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 sectors. The Filter division offers filters and packaging solutions to the roll own segments; analytical laboratory services; and e-cigarette and heat not burn solutions for next generation products. The company was formerly known as Filtrona plc and changed its name to Essentra plc in June 2013. Essentra plc was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, Berenberg Bank dropped their price target on Essentra from GBX 365 ($4.41) to GBX 350 ($4.23) and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 27th.

Essentra Stock Down 1.1 %

ESNT traded down GBX 2.50 ($0.03) during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 234.50 ($2.83). The company's stock had a trading volume of 147,542 shares, compared to its average volume of 514,283. The stock's 50-day moving average is GBX 255.64 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 293.07. Essentra has a 1 year low of GBX 222.50 ($2.69) and a 1 year high of GBX 366 ($4.42). The firm has a market capitalization of £707.46 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,605.56. The company has a current ratio of 2.06, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 58.99.

Essentra Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 2.30 ($0.03) per share. This represents a yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 22nd. Essentra's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 58.89%.

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ESNT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/02/2018
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
4/21/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Today
8/19/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Rubber & Plastics
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
8,186
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 396.67
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 420
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 350
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+69.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£959.70 million
Cash Flow
GBX 43.09 per share
Book Value
GBX 203.50 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£707.46 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Paul A. Forman (Age 57)
    Chief Exec. & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.48M
  • Mr. Jack Clarke
    CFO & Exec. Director
  • Aamir Mohiuddin
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jon Green
    Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Lucy Yank
    Group Communications Director
  • Ms. Oshin Cassidy
    Group HR Director
  • Mr. Scott Fawcett
    Managing Director of Components
  • Mr. Kamal Taneja
    Managing Director of Packaging
  • Emma Reid
    Head of Governance
  • Robert Pye
    Managing Director of Filters













ESNT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Essentra stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essentra in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" ESNT shares.
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What is Essentra's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Essentra's shares. Their ESNT share price forecasts range from GBX 350 to GBX 420. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 396.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 69.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have ESNT shares performed in 2022?

Essentra's stock was trading at GBX 345 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ESNT shares have decreased by 32.0% and is now trading at GBX 234.50.
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How were Essentra's earnings last quarter?

Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 2nd. The company reported $22.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $22.80 by $0.70. The company had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter.

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

Essentra declared a dividend on Wednesday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 2.30 per share on Friday, October 28th. This represents a yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 22nd. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Essentra a good dividend stock?

Essentra (LON:ESNT) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.66%. The dividend payout ratio is 58.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for ESNT.

What other stocks do shareholders of Essentra own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Essentra investors own include Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RR), Imperial Brands (IMB), BP (BP), Carillion (CLLN), British American Tobacco (BATS), Glencore (GLEN), Persimmon (PSN), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Rio Tinto Group (RIO) and Anglo American (AAL).

What is Essentra's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Essentra?

Shares of ESNT stock 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.
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What is Essentra's stock price today?

One share of ESNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 234.50.

How much money does Essentra make?

Essentra (LON:ESNT) has a market capitalization of £707.46 million and generates £959.70 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Essentra have?

The company employs 8,186 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Essentra?

Essentra's mailing address is Avebury HSE, 201-249 Avebury Boulevard, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 1AU, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.essentraplc.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1908-359100.

This page (LON:ESNT) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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