Laird PLC Company Profile (LON:LRD)

About Laird PLC (LON:LRD)

Laird PLC logoLaird PLC is engaged in providing engineering solutions that protect electronics from electromagnetic interference and heat, and enable connectivity in mission-critical wireless applications. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Materials and Wireless Systems. The Performance Materials segment designs a range of electro-magnetic interference shielding materials, thermal management solutions, and signal integrity products to a range of electronic devices and prototypes. The Wireless Systems segment designs and supplies a range of wireless antennae, and machine-to-machine wireless modules for a number of markets, including the infrastructure and automotive markets. It also focuses on industrial and commercial antennae, commercial wireless connectivity (including Bluetooth and wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) radios) and industrial control systems with customers, including healthcare manufacturers, developers of high-density infrastructure, railway and mining companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Electronic Repair Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:LRD
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £622.52 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 417,100,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 145.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 143.11
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 95.12 - GBX 258.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £889.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.70
  • Book Value: GBX 1.26 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.18
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
  • EBIDTA: £101 million
  • Net Margins: 3.18%
  • Return on Equity: 6.42%
  • Return on Assets: 2.48%
  • Average Volume: 667,187 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)

What is Laird PLC's stock symbol?

Laird PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "LRD."

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

Laird PLC declared a dividend on Friday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 1.13 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Laird PLC's Dividend History.

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

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Laird PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 145 to GBX 185. On average, they anticipate Laird PLC's share price to reach GBX 166.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Laird PLC.

Who are some of Laird PLC's key competitors?

Who are Laird PLC's key executives?

Laird PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Anthony James Quinlan, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Kevin Dangerfield, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • J. G. Du Plessis, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Martin P. Read CBE, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Paula Bell, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Wu Gang, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Michael D. Parker CBE, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Nathalie Rachou, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Laird PLC stock?

Shares of Laird 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 Laird PLC's stock price today?

One share of Laird PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 149.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Laird PLC (LON LRD)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  319 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  597
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Laird 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 Laird PLC (LON:LRD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 166.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/17/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 137 -> GBX 145View Rating Details
7/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeOverweightGBX 155 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
4/28/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 165View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 185View Rating Details
3/10/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 350View Rating Details
3/2/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 410View Rating Details
2/18/2016Cenkos Securities LtdUpgradeBuyGBX 402View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
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Earnings Estimates for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.38 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Laird PLC (LON LRD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/28/2017GBX 1.130.77%11/2/201711/2/201712/1/2017
7/29/2016GBX 4.531.53%11/3/201611/3/201612/2/2016
3/2/2016GBX 8.602.35%6/2/20166/2/20167/6/2016
7/30/2015GBX 4.401.1%11/5/201511/5/201512/4/2015
3/3/2015GBX 8.232.37%6/4/20156/4/20157/3/2015
7/31/2014GBX 4.271.47%11/6/201411/6/201412/5/2014
2/28/2014GBX 7.902.5%6/4/20146/4/20147/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/6/2017Anthony (Tony) James QuinlanInsiderSell4,465GBX 142£6,340.30
4/5/2017Anthony (Tony) James QuinlanInsiderBuy10,000GBX 149£14,900
3/14/2017Michael ParkerInsiderBuy48,055GBX 181£86,979.55
3/10/2017Kevin DangerfieldInsiderBuy25,000GBX 190£47,500
3/3/2017Anthony (Tony) James QuinlanInsiderSell8,993GBX 175£15,737.75
3/2/2017Wu GangInsiderBuy4,000GBX 172£6,880
10/21/2016Kevin DangerfieldInsiderBuy10,000GBX 170£17,000
10/20/2016Anthony (Tony) James QuinlanInsiderBuy8,993GBX 168£15,108.24
8/22/2016Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy3,400GBX 296£10,064
8/17/2016Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy3,000GBX 308£9,240
8/5/2016Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy2,600GBX 324£8,424
8/4/2016Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy400GBX 316£1,264
8/1/2016Rachou,NathalieInsiderBuy5,000GBX 293£14,650
7/29/2016Read,MartinInsiderBuy16,928GBX 294£49,768.32
6/6/2016Lockwood,DavidInsiderSell95,039GBX 336£319,331.04
12/21/2015Read,MartinInsiderBuy14,307GBX 348£49,788.36
11/11/2015Parker,MichaelInsiderBuy17,000GBX 347£58,990
11/10/2015Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy6,200GBX 347£21,514
11/6/2015Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy2,800GBX 351£9,828
8/24/2015Lockwood,DavidInsiderSell23,302GBX 360£83,887.20
8/17/2015Wiklund,KjerstiInsiderBuy1,000GBX 396£3,960
8/4/2015Quinlan,Anthony (Tony) JamesInsiderBuy4,000GBX 397£15,880
6/22/2015Parker,MichaelInsiderBuy1,000GBX 3.76GBX 3,760
5/15/2015Jonathan C SilverInsiderSell117,100GBX 378.07£442,719.97
5/12/2015Jonathan C SilverInsiderSell29,275GBX 383.37£112,231.57
3/6/2015Jonathan C SilverInsiderSell89,483GBX 344.48£308,251.04
3/3/2015David LockwoodInsiderBuy35,540GBX 354.50£125,989.30
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
Latest Headlines for Laird PLC (LON:LRD)
DateHeadline logoIs It The Right Time To Buy Laird PLC (LSE:LRD)? - September 16 at 7:45 PM logoLaird Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:LRD) : September 7, 2017 - September 8 at 2:24 AM logoLaird Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LRD-GB : September 6, 2017 - September 6 at 9:57 PM logoLaird Launches Industry's Thinnest, Smallest, Multiple Input Multiple Output Wideband iDAS Antennas - August 30 at 6:13 AM logoBarclays PLC Increases Laird PLC (LRD) Price Target to GBX 145 - August 20 at 3:06 PM logoLaird Plc :LRD-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 2, 2017 - August 3 at 3:32 AM logoLaird Plc H1 Pretax Profit Rises; Revenue Up 25% - Quick Facts - July 29 at 7:33 PM logoLaird plc fights back with 40% leap in revenues - July 29 at 7:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of LRD.L earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 7:30am GMT - July 29 at 3:20 AM logoLaird PLC (LON:LRD) Declares GBX 1.13 Dividend - July 28 at 7:19 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 28 - July 28 at 2:39 AM logoLaird Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LRD-GB : June 6, 2017 - June 6 at 9:43 AM logoLaird Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:LRD) : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 6:04 PM logoLaird Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LRD-GB : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 8:48 AM logoLaird PLC (LRD) Lifted to Add at Numis Securities Ltd - April 29 at 2:40 PM logoLaird Plc Q1 Performance In Line With Its Expectations - Quick Facts - April 28 at 9:29 AM logoLaird Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LRD-GB : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 1:35 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Cuts Laird PLC (LRD) Price Target to GBX 170 - April 15 at 11:52 PM logoAnthony (Tony) James Quinlan Sells 4,465 Shares of Laird PLC (LRD) Stock - April 10 at 7:51 AM logoAnthony (Tony) James Quinlan Purchases 10,000 Shares of Laird PLC (LRD) Stock - April 5 at 12:28 PM logoLaird Launches Industry's Thinnest, Smallest Ceiling-Mounted Wideband Antenna - March 29 at 10:07 AM logoLaird's Phantom Fin Multiband Antenna Enables Multiple On-Board Technologies for Mobile Workforces - March 28 at 10:43 AM logoLaird Unveils New Multi-Interface Platform for Low-Power, Long-Range IoT Deployments - March 16 at 4:36 AM logoLaird PLC (LRD) Insider Michael Parker Purchases 48,055 Shares - March 15 at 1:30 PM logoBUZZ-Laird: hits 4-month high on Berenberg upgrade - March 10 at 10:05 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 28 - February 28 at 9:51 AM logoLaird Posts FY Pre-Tax Loss - Quick Facts - February 28 at 9:51 AM logoFull Year 2016 Laird PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 28 at 9:51 AM logoShould you buy these 3 great dividend stocks in February? - January 30 at 7:03 PM logoLaird 2016 revenues up 27%; affirms FY underlying profit outlook - Quick Facts - RTT News - January 24 at 6:25 AM logoThese 3 dogs have turned £10,000 into £4,300 in one year - December 19 at 10:39 AM


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Laird PLC (LRD) Chart for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/20/2017 by Staff