Forterra PLC Company Profile (LON:FORT)

About Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)

Forterra PLC logoForterra plc is a producer of manufactured masonry products. The Company is also a manufacturer of building products for the United Kingdom construction industry. The Company's segments include Bricks, Blocks and Bespoke Products. The Company's product range consists of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products, and Formpave permeable block paving. It is a manufacturer of bricks in Great Britain and a manufacturer of Fletton brick, which is sold under the London Brick brand. It is a manufacturer of aircrete blocks in Great Britain sold under its Thermalite brand. It also manufactures aggregate blocks. Its bespoke products range consists of precast concrete, concrete block paving, chimney and roofing solutions, and structural wall insulation. It operates from approximately 20 facilities in total and is focused on the United Kingdom building and construction market.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:FORT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £548 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 200,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 275.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 247.85
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 158.68 - GBX 295.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.63
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £311.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.76
  • Book Value: GBX 0.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.83
  • EBIDTA: £69.5 million
  • Net Margins: 15.43%
  • Return on Equity: 61.02%
  • Return on Assets: 16.71%
  • Average Volume: 546,898 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)

What is Forterra PLC's stock symbol?

Forterra PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FORT."

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

Forterra PLC announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.10 per share on Thursday, October 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Forterra PLC's Dividend History.

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

8 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Forterra PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 225 to GBX 390. On average, they expect Forterra PLC's share price to reach GBX 309.29 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Forterra PLC.

Who are some of Forterra PLC's key competitors?

Who are Forterra PLC's key executives?

Forterra PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Shatish D. Dasani, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Benjamin Guyatt, Finance Director, Company Secretary
  • Matthew Clay, Managing Director - Bespoke Products
  • Adam Smith, Commercial Director
  • George Stewart, Operations Director
  • Paul J. Lester, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Justin R. Atkinson, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Katherine Innes Ker, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Divya Seshamani, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Forterra PLC stock?

Shares of Forterra 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.

What is Forterra PLC's stock price today?

One share of Forterra PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 274.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Forterra PLC (LON FORT)
Community Ranking:  4.1 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  145
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Forterra PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 309.29

Analysts' Ratings History for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 380 -> GBX 390View Rating Details
8/14/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/8/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 320 -> GBX 340View Rating Details
8/1/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 330View Rating Details
7/20/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 320View Rating Details
3/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuyGBX 222 -> GBX 233View Rating Details
1/13/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 225View Rating Details
11/17/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/9/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 195View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
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Earnings Estimates for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $23.60 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Forterra PLC (LON FORT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017GBX 3.101.13%9/21/20179/21/201710/12/2017
3/15/2017GBX 3.801.84%6/15/20176/15/20177/6/2017
9/7/2016GBX 21.23%9/29/20169/29/201610/19/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/8/2017Martin SutherlandInsiderBuy7,500GBX 279£20,925
4/24/2017Shatish D. DasaniInsiderBuy9,450GBX 210£19,845
3/17/2017Stephen HarrisonInsiderBuy1,500GBX 207£3,105
9/8/2016Harrison,StephenInsiderBuy3,000GBX 166£4,980
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
Latest Headlines for Forterra PLC (LON:FORT)
DateHeadline logoForterra PLC (FORT) Price Target Raised to GBX 390 - September 24 at 7:14 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - September 20 at 6:34 AM logoForterra Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FORT-GB : September 18, 2017 - September 18 at 6:29 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) to Issue Dividend of GBX 3.10 - September 16 at 10:22 AM logoForterra Adds Mortgage Advice Bureau Chairman As Non-Executive - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 31 at 11:56 PM logoForterra Adds Mortgage Advice Bureau Chairman As Non-Executive - August 31 at 6:41 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 26 at 6:46 AM logoForterra Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FORT-GB : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 7:12 PM logoBUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Perrigo, Kohl's, ?Blue Apron, Babcock, Forterra - August 10 at 8:05 PM logoForterra Plc :FORT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 10, 2017 - August 10 at 12:00 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Forterra Non-Executive Director Buys Shares - August 8 at 6:27 PM logoForterra PLC (LON:FORT) Insider Acquires £20,925 in Stock - August 8 at 1:26 PM logoForterra Profit Jumps On Demand From Residential New Build Sector - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 1 at 7:22 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 1 at 6:48 AM logoForterra To Acquire Bison Manufacturing From Laing O'Rourke - July 29 at 1:50 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Outperform Rating from BNP Paribas - July 20 at 12:16 PM logoForterra PLC's (FORT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - July 8 at 10:38 AM logoForterra PLC (LON:FORT) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 7 at 8:08 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) PT Raised to GBX 327 at Deutsche Bank AG - June 26 at 8:16 PM logoForterra PLC's (FORT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - June 26 at 3:58 PM logoPeel Hunt Increases Forterra PLC (FORT) Price Target to GBX 330 - June 19 at 11:52 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 12 at 7:32 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas - May 18 at 6:02 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 16 at 9:02 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Now Covered by Analysts at Berenberg Bank - May 13 at 2:44 PM logoWoodford Turns Bullish on Lloyds as He Cuts Ties With Glaxo - May 12 at 5:51 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 21 at 7:23 AM logoForterra Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:FORT) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 5:24 PM logoForterra Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FORT-GB : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 12:01 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt - April 10 at 12:44 AM logoForterra Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FORT-GB : April 4, 2017 - April 7 at 9:52 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - March 27 at 1:28 PM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Given New GBX 233 Price Target at Citigroup Inc - March 25 at 4:30 PM logoForterra PLC's (FORT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt - March 21 at 5:25 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Forterra Chief Executive And Wife Buy Shares - London South East (registration) (blog) - March 18 at 4:56 PM logoForterra profit rises 67% for 2016 - MarketWatch - March 17 at 6:34 AM logoForterra PLC (FORT) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt - March 15 at 6:46 AM logoResult of Placing of Shares in Forterra plc - London South East (registration) (blog) - January 16 at 9:35 AM logoPlacing of Shares in Forterra plc - London South East (registration) (blog) - January 14 at 10:21 PM logoForterra Finance, LLC -- Moody's assigns a B1 Corporate Family Rating to Forterra Finance, LLC; Stable outlook - October 28 at 9:54 PM logoForterra Finance, LLC -- Moody's places Stardust Finance Holdings, Inc.'s ratings under review for upgrade following IPO announcement; assigns B1 to proposed senior term loan - October 7 at 10:02 AM


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Forterra PLC (FORT) Chart for Sunday, September, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by Staff