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LON:VPVP Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 699
-21.00 (-2.92 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 699
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 733.28
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 699
Volume4,000 shs
Average Volume3,663 shs
Market Capitalization£280.68 million
P/E Ratio15.13
Dividend Yield4.45%
Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, Groundforce, TPA, UK Forks, Airpac Bukom, and TR Group businesses. The Hire Station business engages in the rental of small tools; and climate, lifting, safety, survey, and press fitting equipment to the industry and construction markets, as well as homeowners. The Torrent Trackside business supplies rail infrastructure portable plants and related trackside services to Network Rail, and London Underground and their appointed track renewal and project contractors. The Groundforce business rents excavation support systems, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, trenchless technology, pumps, and temporary bridges for water, civil engineering, and construction industries. The TPA business is involved in the equipment rental and installation of portable roadways, walkways, and stairways to customers in the transmission, construction, rail, and outdoor events markets. The UK Forks business is involved in the rental of telescopic handlers and tracked access platforms, as well as rough terrain material handling equipment for the housebuilding, general construction, and industrial markets. The Airpac Bukom business offers specialist compressed air and steam generation services to various segments, such as well testing, offshore fabric maintenance, product transfer, cuttings transportation, and LNG fabrication. The TR Group business rents test and measurement, communications, calibration, and audio visual solutions. The company was formerly known as Vibroplant plc and changed its name to Vp plc in 2000. Vp plc was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. Vp plc is a subsidiary of Ackers P Investment Co Ltd.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Rental & Leasing Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£362.93 million
Cash FlowGBX 48.49 per share
Book ValueGBX 427.30 per share



Market Cap£280.68 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 699
-21.00 (-2.92 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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VP (LON:VP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has VP's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

VP's stock was trading at GBX 910 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VP shares have decreased by 23.2% and is now trading at GBX 699.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of VP?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for VP in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How often does VP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for VP?

VP declared a dividend on Wednesday, December 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.45 per share on Friday, January 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 12th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for VP?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for VP's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 900. On average, they anticipate VP's stock price to reach GBX 850 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has VP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VP stock has been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. VP earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Who are some of VP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of VP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other VP investors own include HSS Hire Group (HSS), Ashtead Group (AHT), Henry Boot (BOOT) and American Manganese (AMY).

Who are VP's key executives?

VP's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeremy F. G. Pilkington, Exec. Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Neil A. Stothard, Chief Exec., Group MD & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Allison M. Bainbridge, Group Fin. Director, Sec. & Exec. Director (Age 58)

What is VP's stock symbol?

VP trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VP."

How do I buy shares of VP?

Shares of VP 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 VP's stock price today?

One share of VP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 699.

How big of a company is VP?

VP has a market capitalization of £280.68 million and generates £362.93 million in revenue each year. VP employs 3,267 workers across the globe.

What is VP's official website?

The official website for VP is www.vpplc.com.

How can I contact VP?

VP's mailing address is Beckwith Knowle, Central HSE, Otley Road, HARROGATE, HG3 1UD, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1423-533400.

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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