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Essentra Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 300
-1.40 (-0.46 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 300
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 301.33
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 300
Volume315,596 shs
Average Volume235,847 shs
Market Capitalization£905.05 million
P/E Ratio56.60
Dividend Yield8.14%
Essentra plc provides essential components and solutions worldwide. It operates through three divisions: Components, Packaging, and Filters. 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 your own segments; analytical laboratory services for ingredient measurement; and e-cigarette and heat not burn solutions for next generation products. 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 incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.
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Essentra Plc to Host Earnings Call
March 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Essentra PLC Registered Shares (HOF.SG)
October 10, 2020 |  au.finance.yahoo.com
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June 26, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
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June 8, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
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May 20, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Rubber & Plastics
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£915.90 million
Cash FlowGBX 61.68 per share
Book ValueGBX 211.60 per share



Market Cap£905.05 million
Next Earnings DateN/A


Overall MarketRank

1.54 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
GBX 300
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(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Essentra (LON:ESNT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Essentra a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essentra in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Essentra stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Essentra?

Wall Street analysts have given Essentra a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Essentra wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How were Essentra's earnings last quarter?

Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 2nd. The company reported $22.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $22.80 by $0.70. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter.
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How has Essentra's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Essentra's stock was trading at GBX 327.20 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ESNT stock has decreased by 8.3% and is now trading at GBX 300.
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How often does Essentra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essentra?

Essentra announced a dividend on Friday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 3.30 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 22nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Essentra a good dividend stock?

Essentra pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.06 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.14%. ESNT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Essentra is 1.19%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for ESNT?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Essentra's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 295 to GBX 420. On average, they expect Essentra's share price to reach GBX 365 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Essentra's key executives?

Essentra's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul A. Forman, Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $1.12M)
  • Ms. Lily Liu, CFO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Nick Pennell, Group Operations Director
  • Mr. Richard Cammish, Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • 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. Iain Percival, Managing Director of Packaging

Who are some of Essentra's key competitors?

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 (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 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 300.

How much money does Essentra make?

Essentra has a market capitalization of £905.05 million and generates £915.90 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Essentra have?

Essentra employs 7,552 workers across the globe.

What is Essentra's official website?

The official website for Essentra is www.essentraplc.com.

Where are Essentra's headquarters?

Essentra is headquartered at Avebury HSE, 201-249 Avebury Boulevard, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 1AU, United Kingdom.

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.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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