Vertu Motors Plc Company Profile (LON:VTU)

About Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)

Vertu Motors Plc logoVertu Motors plc is an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The principal activity of the Company is the sale of new cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles and used vehicles, together with related aftersales services. The Company is engaged in the provision of management services to all subsidiary statutory entities. The Company operates a chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The Company also operates various franchise dealerships, such as Volvo, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar, and operates Honda dealerships in the United Kingdom. The Company operates approximately 120 franchised and over three non-franchised operations across England and Scotland. The Company's subsidiaries include Bristol Street First Investments Limited, Bristol Street Fourth Investments Limited, Vertu Motors (VMC) Limited and Grantham Motor Company Limited.

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  • Symbol: LON:VTU
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  • Market Cap: £183.8 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,278,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 47.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 45.37
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 37.50 - GBX 60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.75
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.82 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.07
  • Book Value: GBX 0.62 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.75
  • EBIDTA: £40.66 million
  • Average Volume: 1.69 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)

What is Vertu Motors Plc's stock symbol?

Vertu Motors Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "VTU."

How often does Vertu Motors Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vertu Motors Plc?

Vertu Motors Plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.90 per share on Monday, July 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. This is a positive change from Vertu Motors Plc's previous dividend of $0.50. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Vertu Motors Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Vertu Motors Plc's stock going? Where will Vertu Motors Plc's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Vertu Motors Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 81 to GBX 90. On average, they expect Vertu Motors Plc's share price to reach GBX 85.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Vertu Motors Plc.

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How do I buy Vertu Motors Plc stock?

Shares of Vertu Motors 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.

How much does a share of Vertu Motors Plc stock cost?

One share of Vertu Motors Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 46.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 85.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/10/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 81View Rating Details
5/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 90View Rating Details
6/15/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.15 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/10/2017GBX 0.901.9%6/29/20176/29/20177/31/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/5/2016Rich,MikeInsiderSell25,235GBX 50£12,617.50
8/4/2016Sherwin,MichaelInsiderBuy3,832GBX 47£1,801.04
6/30/2016Sherwin,MichaelInsiderBuy11GBX 42GBX 462
6/27/2016Forrester,RobertInsiderBuy11,215GBX 45£5,046.75
6/14/2016Forrester,RobertInsiderBuy54,700GBX 53£28,991
5/11/2016Lever,KenInsiderBuy40,800GBX 61£24,888
8/10/2015Sherwin,MichaelInsiderBuy2,769GBX 65£1,799.85
5/13/2015Peter JonesInsiderBuy125,000GBX 58.80£73,500
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
Latest Headlines for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
DateHeadline logoVertu Motors Plc :VTU-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 28, 2017 : May 17, 2017 - May 17 at 10:18 PM logoVertu Motors Plc's (VTU) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity - May 14 at 5:14 PM logoVertu Motors Plc (VTU) Announces Dividend of GBX 0.90 - May 10 at 5:08 PM logoVertu Motors Plc (VTU) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - May 7 at 5:52 AM logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 10:28 AM logoVertu Motors Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:VTU) : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 7:21 PM logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 10:35 AM logoVertu Motors Plc : VTU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 23rd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 1:25 PM logoLiberum Capital Trims Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Target Price to GBX 90 - April 2 at 1:36 PM logo3 retailers that could deliver 30% gains in 2017 - January 4 at 4:25 PM logoHalf Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - October 12 at 12:58 PM logoAre these stocks REALLY dividend dynamos after today’s news? - October 12 at 12:58 PM logoVertu Motors H1 Trading Strong, Sees FY Results To Meet Market View; Stock Up - September 1 at 8:01 PM logoVertu Motors sees opportunity in Volkswagen diesel scandal - October 14 at 7:37 AM logo3 Smashing Small-Caps? Sirius Minerals PLC, Rockhopper Exploration Plc And Vertu Motors Plc - October 8 at 6:10 AM logoUK car dealership Vertu backs VW with £12.8m acquisition - October 1 at 4:59 AM


Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/23/2017 by Staff