LON:ESNT - Essentra Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 433.40 +3.40 (+0.79 %) (As of 04/22/2019 06:02 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 430Today's RangeGBX 426.40 - GBX 436.4052-Week RangeGBX 324.80 - GBX 517Volume579,229 shsAverage Volume637,881 shsMarket Capitalization£1.14 billionP/E Ratio47.11Dividend Yield5.01%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 Ratio0.98Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio47.11 Forward P/E Ratio0.15 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£1.03 billion Price / Sales1.11 Cash FlowGBX 25.10 per share Price / Cash Flow17.27 Book ValueGBX 226.20 per share Price / Book1.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees9,270 Outstanding Shares261,960,992Market Cap£1.14 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 declared a dividend on Friday, March 1st. Investors 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 an increase from Essentra's previous dividend of $6.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Essentra's Dividend History. How were Essentra's earnings last quarter? Essentra PLC (LON:ESNT) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March, 2nd. The company reported $22.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $22.80 by $0.70. The business earned $1.03 billion during the quarter. View Essentra's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for ESNT? 4 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Essentra's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 420 to GBX 500. On average, they expect Essentra's stock price to reach GBX 468.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.1% 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? Headlines about ESNT stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Essentra earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several 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 Rolls-Royce (RR), Carillion (CLLN), BP (BP), HSBC (HSBA), CRH (CRH), BBA Aviation (BBA), Carclo (CAR), Informa (INF), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) 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 433.40. How big of a company is Essentra? Essentra has a market capitalization of £1.14 billion and generates £1.03 billion in revenue each year. Essentra employs 9,270 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: 247 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 224 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 471MarketBeat'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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are analyst ratings accurate?