Ricardo plc Company Profile (LON:RCDO)

About Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)

Ricardo plc logoRicardo plc is a holding company engaged in engineering and strategic, technical and environmental consultancy business. The Company's operating segments include Technical Consulting and Performance Products. Its Technical Consulting segment is engaged in the delivery of engineering programs and technology projects, together with environmental and management consultancy services. The Technical Consulting segment also generates income from independent assurance services provided through its rail business. Its Technical Consulting segment includes engines, vehicle systems, driveline and transmission systems and test services, among others. Its Performance Products segment is engaged in manufacturing, assembly, software sales and related services. Its Performance Products segment includes manufacturing and software and also develops and sells licenses for a portfolio of computer-aided engineering software products. It operates in the United Kingdom, Germany, China and the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Management Consulting Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:RCDO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ricardo.com
  • Market Cap: £397.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 736.57
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 820.45
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 691 - GBX 1,040
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.60
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £341.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.16
  • Book Value: GBX 2.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.88
  • EBIDTA: £47.3 million
  • Net Margins: 5.63%
  • Return on Equity: 13.51%
  • Return on Assets: 5.74%
  • Average Volume: 107,668 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)

What is Ricardo plc's stock symbol?

Ricardo plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RCDO."

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

Ricardo plc declared a dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.88 per share on Friday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. This is a boost from Ricardo plc's previous dividend of $5.42. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ricardo plc's Dividend History.

How were Ricardo plc's earnings last quarter?

Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 14th. The company reported $55.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $55.20 by $0.50. The business earned $352.10 million during the quarter. Ricardo plc had a return on equity of 13.51% and a net margin of 5.63%. View Ricardo plc's Earnings History.

Where is Ricardo plc's stock going? Where will Ricardo plc's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Ricardo plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 680 to GBX 1,043. On average, they anticipate Ricardo plc's share price to reach GBX 863.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ricardo plc.

Who are some of Ricardo plc's key competitors?

Who are Ricardo plc's key executives?

Ricardo plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David Shemmans, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Ian Gibson, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Mark Garrett, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Patricia Ryan, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Terry K. Morgan CBE, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Laurie Bowen, Non-Executive Director
  • Malin Persson, Non-Executive Director
  • Bill Spencer, Non-Executive Director
  • Peter Gilchrist, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Ricardo plc stock?

Shares of Ricardo 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 Ricardo plc's stock price today?

One share of Ricardo plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 752.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ricardo plc (LON RCDO)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  78 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  68 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  146
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ricardo 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 Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 863.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeSellGBX 805 -> GBX 680View Rating Details
9/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,043View Rating Details
9/14/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 875View Rating Details
9/14/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 855View Rating Details
2/26/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 975View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Earnings by Quarter for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ricardo plc (LON RCDO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/14/2017Y 2017GBX 55.20GBX 55.70£352.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $55.15 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Ricardo plc (LON RCDO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/14/2017GBX 13.881.73%10/26/201710/26/201711/17/2017
2/28/2017GBX 5.420.6%3/9/20173/9/20174/6/2017
9/15/2016GBX 13.031.49%10/20/201610/20/201611/11/2016
2/26/2016GBX 5.070.6%3/17/20163/17/20164/7/2016
9/10/2015GBX 11.951.36%10/22/201510/22/201511/13/2015
9/11/2014GBX 10.901.74%10/23/201410/23/201411/14/2014
2/27/2014GBX 4.300.58%3/5/20143/5/20144/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/25/2016Mark GarrettInsiderSell18,000GBX 935£168,300
10/17/2016Mark GarrettInsiderSell7,838GBX 1,010£79,163.80
7/12/2016Bowen,LaurieInsiderBuy4,000GBX 765£30,600
7/6/2016Morgan,TerryInsiderBuy5,000GBX 698£34,900
6/30/2016Persson,MalinInsiderBuy1,500GBX 764£11,460
4/11/2016Lee,IanInsiderBuy40GBX 841£336.40
11/17/2015Lee,IanInsiderBuy185GBX 869£1,607.65
4/29/2015Hans-Joachim SchopfInsiderSell10,000GBX 835£83,500
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
Latest Headlines for Ricardo plc (LON:RCDO)
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Downgraded by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Given Add Rating at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Receives Buy Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.50 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 7:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Self-driving lorries to be tested in UK next year
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (LON:RCDO) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 11:59 AM
rttnews.com logoRicardo Posts Slightly Higher Order Intake; Sees Further Progress In Year Ahead
www.rttnews.com - July 6 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RCDO-GB : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 10:28 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RCDO-GB : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RCDO-GB : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:RCDO) : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 7:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRicardo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RCDO-GB : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] How long can UK investors play the reflation trade?
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRicardo plc (RCDO) Earns Add Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 7:50 PM
rttnews.com logoRicardo H1 Underlying Profit Before Tax Rises - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 1 at 12:43 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these great British engineering shares set to climb?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:33 AM


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Ricardo plc (RCDO) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff