RWS Holdings plc Company Profile (LON:RWS)

About RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)

RWS Holdings plc logoRWS Holdings plc is a holding company, which provides patent translations, intellectual property support services, technical and commercial translations and linguistic validation services, through its subsidiaries. The Company's segments include Patent translation division, Life science division, Commercial division and Information division. The Patent translation division provides patent and technical document translation and filing services with offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, Japan and China. The Life science division provides technical translations and linguistic validation to medical and pharmaceutical sector. The Life science division includes Corporate Translations Inc., and medical translation and Pharmaquest linguistic validation businesses. The Commercial division provides non patent technical translation and localization services. The Information division offers patent search, retrieval and monitoring services, and patent database service, PatBase.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:RWS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £872.84 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 218,620,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 408.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 372.72
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 233.25 - GBX 439.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.62
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £141.75 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.16
  • Book Value: GBX 0.70 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.70
  • EBIDTA: £34.99 million
  • Net Margins: 13.91%
  • Return on Equity: 16.29%
  • Return on Assets: 10.73%
  • Average Volume: 117,533 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)

What is RWS Holdings plc's stock symbol?

RWS Holdings plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RWS."

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

RWS Holdings plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, June 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.30 per share on Friday, July 21st. This represents a yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View RWS Holdings plc's Dividend History.

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

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for RWS Holdings plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 375 to GBX 395. On average, they expect RWS Holdings plc's stock price to reach GBX 385 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for RWS Holdings plc.

Who are some of RWS Holdings plc's key competitors?

Who are RWS Holdings plc's key executives?

RWS Holdings plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Stephen Brode, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Richard Thompson, Chief Executive Officer
  • David E. Shrimpton, Senior Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Elisabeth A. Lucas, Non-Executive Director
  • Peter Mountford, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy RWS Holdings plc stock?

Shares of RWS Holdings 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 RWS Holdings plc's stock price today?

One share of RWS Holdings plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 399.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for RWS Holdings plc (LON RWS)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  37 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  65 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  102
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about RWS Holdings 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 RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 385

Analysts' Ratings History for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/10/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutralGBX 395View Rating Details
4/12/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 375View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.60 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for RWS Holdings plc (LON RWS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/20/2017GBX 1.300.33%6/29/20176/29/20177/21/2017
12/6/2016GBX 4.451.48%1/26/20171/26/20172/24/2017
6/7/2016GBX 1.150.5%6/23/20166/23/20167/22/2016
12/8/2015GBX 3.851.75%1/28/20161/28/20162/26/2016
6/2/2015GBX 1.030.72%6/25/20156/25/20157/24/2015
12/9/2014GBX 182.25%1/29/20151/29/20152/27/2015
6/2/2014GBX 4.900.57%6/25/20146/25/20147/25/2014
12/9/2013GBX 15.751.85%1/22/20141/22/20142/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/23/2017Roberto AlettoInsiderSell100,000GBX 378£378,000
4/12/2017Roberto AlettoInsiderSell59,420GBX 350£207,970
2/9/2016Ottway,ReinhardInsiderSell2,295,745GBX 180£4,132,341
6/23/2015Ottway,ReinhardInsiderBuy1,123GBX 1.33GBX 1,493.59
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
Latest Headlines for RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)
DateHeadline logoMOVES-RWS Holdings names Desmond Glass from GAN its new CFO - August 10 at 7:33 AM logoShore Capital Downgrades RWS Holdings plc (RWS) to Hold - August 3 at 11:46 AM logoIncrease in Share Capital - London South East (registration) (blog) - July 15 at 8:16 AM logoRWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Citigroup Inc. - July 9 at 2:56 PM logoRWS Holdings plc (RWS) Insider Sells £378,000 in Stock - June 26 at 1:20 PM logoRWS Holdings Plc :RWS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 22, 2017 - June 23 at 9:44 AM logo2 growth greats that could make you filthy rich - June 21 at 4:44 AM logoRWS Holdings plc (RWS) Announces GBX 1.30 Dividend - June 20 at 5:18 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 20 - June 20 at 5:41 AM logoRWS Holdings Interim Profit Increases, Raises Dividend - June 20 at 5:41 AM logoRWS Holdings plc (RWS) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday - June 18 at 1:04 AM logoRWS Holdings plc (RWS) Insider Roberto Aletto Sells 59,420 Shares - April 18 at 7:21 AM logoRWS Holdings plc (RWS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital - April 14 at 11:46 AM logoRWS Holdings Set For More Than 30% Rise In Interim Profit And Revenue - April 12 at 11:25 PM logoRWS Holdings plc's (RWS) Add Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - April 12 at 12:18 PM logoRWS Holdings Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RWS-GB : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 9:21 AM logoRWS Holdings Plc : RWS-GB: Dividend Analysis : January 27th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 12:26 PM logoRWS Launches Placing To Buy US-Based LUZ; Trading Ahead Of View (ALLISS) - London South East (registration) (blog) - February 15 at 1:35 AM logoRWS Holdings plc Appointment of Chief Executive Officer - January 18 at 9:05 PM logoRWS Holdings Makes Deputy Chief Executive Thompson New CEO - London South East (registration) (blog) - January 18 at 1:03 AM logoLearning Technologies Re-Signs RWS Holdings For Translation - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 13 at 8:22 AM logoNew supplier agreement with RWS Holdings plc - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 13 at 8:22 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 6 - Reuters - December 7 at 1:44 AM logoRWS Holdings Annual Profit And Revenue Surge - London South East (registration) (blog) - December 7 at 1:44 AM logoFull Year 2016 RWS Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - December 6 at 8:50 AM logoRWS Holdings plc - Year End Trading Statement - October 25 at 12:22 PM logoJoin RWS inovia and Managing IP for a Webinar as They Discuss Brexit and the Impact on Your International Patent Filing Strategies - October 13 at 7:18 PM logoRWS Holdings Translates Currency And Acquisitions To Higher Revenue - October 11 at 7:28 PM logoMoody's upgrades Genting Singapore's issuer rating to A3; outlook stable - September 22 at 11:57 AM logoEvenlode: 10 UK Companies for Income Over Next 5 Years - August 1 at 11:53 AM logoRWS inovia Releases 7th Annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator - June 13 at 10:10 AM logoHalf Year 2016 RWS Holdings PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied - June 7 at 7:07 AM


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RWS Holdings plc (RWS) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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