Vertu Motors Plc Company Profile (LON:VTU)

About Vertu Motors Plc

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: VTU
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $0.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.20
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.76
  • 52-Week Range: £3,870,460 - GBX 37.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.66
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $180.94M
  • Outstanding Shares: 387,046,000
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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 88.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetBuyGBX 100 -> GBX 90View Rating Details
1/23/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

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

Dividends

Dividend History for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/12/2016GBX 0.501.1%12/22/201612/22/20161/20/2017
5/11/2016GBX 0.851.47%6/23/20166/23/20167/26/2016
10/14/2015GBX 0.450.66%12/24/201512/24/20151/22/2016
5/13/2015GBX 0.701.17%6/25/20156/25/20157/28/2015
10/15/2014GBX 0.350.6%12/29/201412/29/20141/23/2015
5/7/2014GBX 0.500.81%6/25/20146/25/20147/29/2014
10/16/2013GBX 0.300.51%12/23/201312/23/20131/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History 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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
DateHeadline
News IconStock Focus: Watching Shares of Vertu Motors PLC (VTU.L) - Davidson Register (LON:VTU)
davidsonregister.com - February 9 at 6:38 AM
News IconTrading Spotlight on Shares of Vertu Motors PLC (VTU.L) - Rives Journal (LON:VTU)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 3:39 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoPendragon PLC Full year results due 14th February – Zeus Comments - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:VTU)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 3 at 6:41 AM
News IconWilliams %R Check on Shares of Vertu Motors PLC (VTU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:VTU)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 8:58 PM
News IconCanaccord Genuity Reiterated Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) As 'Buy' - UK Market News (LON:VTU)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 24 at 8:26 PM
News IconInvestor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for Vertu Motors PLC (VTU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:VTU)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 8:26 PM
News IconTechnical Focus: Williams %R, ADX, and CCI Levels for Vertu Motors PLC (VTU.L) - Springdale Times (LON:VTU)
springdaletimes.com - January 20 at 8:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : January 9, 2017 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 4:05 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 retailers that could deliver 30% gains in 2017 (LON:VTU)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 4:25 PM
News IconVertu plans Farnell JLR development in Bolton - AM-online (LON:VTU)
www.am-online.com - January 4 at 7:40 AM
News IconOutstanding Analyst Ratings For Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) - UK Market News (LON:VTU)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 28 at 8:19 AM
News IconDoes Vertu Motor plc's (AIM:VTU) Low Debt-Load Make It Financially Strong? - Simply Wall St (LON:VTU)
simplywall.st - December 23 at 4:25 AM
News IconShort Interest Worth Watching: Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Moves Up 3.59% on Dec 21 - Herald KS (LON:VTU)
heraldks.com - December 21 at 11:28 AM
News IconAnalyst Coverage Updates – Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) - NewsDen (LON:VTU)
newsden.net - December 19 at 3:19 PM
News IconIs buying Vertu Motor plc (AIM:VTU) for its upcoming £0.01 dividend a good choice? - Simply Wall St (LON:VTU)
simplywall.st - December 19 at 3:19 PM
publicnow.com logoPDMR and Director Share Transfers - Initial Notification (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - December 19 at 3:19 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VTU-GB : December 15, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - December 15 at 7:13 AM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:VTU) : December 5, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - December 5 at 4:02 PM
News IconVertu Motors (LON:VTU) Recent Analyst Updates - NewsDen (LON:VTU)
newsden.net - December 2 at 8:09 PM
News IconVertu Motors (LON:VTU) New Price Targets - UK Market News (LON:VTU)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 2 at 8:09 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VTU-GB : December 2, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 9:51 AM
News IconRecent Broker Updates On Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) - NewsDen (LON:VTU)
newsden.net - December 1 at 1:26 AM
News IconUpdate on Valuation Formula's For Vertu Motors Plc (AIM:VTU) - The Business Journal (LON:VTU)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 1 at 1:26 AM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc :VTU-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended August 31, 2016 : October 17, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - October 17 at 6:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open (LON:VTU)
biz.yahoo.com - October 12 at 12:58 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these stocks REALLY dividend dynamos after today’s news? (LON:VTU)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 12:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:VTU) : September 16, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - September 16 at 7:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : September 15, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 11:48 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoDirector Deals - Vertu Motors PLC (VTU) (LON:VTU)
www.stockmarketwire.com - September 6 at 8:07 PM
trustnet.com logoVertu Motors PLC (VTU) (LON:VTU)
www.trustnet.com - September 6 at 8:07 PM
publicnow.com logoNotification of Directors’ and PDMR’s interests (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 6:52 AM
publicnow.com logoNotification of Directors’ interests (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 6:52 AM
rttnews.com logoVertu Motors H1 Trading Strong, Sees FY Results To Meet Market View; Stock Up (LON:VTU)
www.rttnews.com - September 1 at 8:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VTU-GB : August 11, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 11:40 AM
publicnow.com logoPDMR Share Purchase Announcement (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 8:41 PM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : June 7, 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - June 7 at 4:41 AM
publicnow.com logoAcquisition of Gordon Lamb Group Limited (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - June 1 at 2:13 AM
publicnow.com logoDirectorate Change - Appointment of Pauline Ann Best as independent Non-executive Director (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - June 1 at 2:13 AM
publicnow.com logoBlocklisting Update (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - May 24 at 9:26 AM
publicnow.com logoPreliminary results for the year ended 29 February 2016 (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - May 13 at 12:18 PM
publicnow.com logoAnalyst interview with Mike Allen at Zeus Capital (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - May 11 at 8:52 AM
publicnow.com logoDirector/PDMR Shareholding Announcement (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - May 11 at 8:52 AM
News IconVertu Motors PLC (LON:VTU) Receives Buy Rating From Liberum Capital Analysts (LON:VTU)
solonews.net - January 25 at 1:07 PM
publicnow.com logoInterview with Robert Forrester on today's acquisition of three Honda dealerships (LON:VTU)
www.publicnow.com - January 25 at 6:17 AM
noodls.com logoAcquisition of three Honda dealerships (LON:VTU)
www.noodls.com - January 25 at 2:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoVertu Motors Plc earnings H1, 2015 (LON:VTU)
www.capitalcube.com - November 7 at 11:35 PM
noodls.com logoInterview with Robert Forrester detailing half year results (LON:VTU)
www.noodls.com - October 28 at 9:47 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoVertu Motors sees opportunity in Volkswagen diesel scandal (LON:VTU)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 7:37 AM
fool.co.uk logo3 Smashing Small-Caps? Sirius Minerals PLC, Rockhopper Exploration Plc And Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU)
www.fool.co.uk - October 8 at 6:10 AM
noodls.com logoAcquisition of SHG Holdings Ltd brings Audi franchise to Vertu (LON:VTU)
www.noodls.com - October 1 at 11:38 AM

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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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, October 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.50 per share on Friday, January 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 22nd. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Vertu Motors Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 87 to GBX 90. On average, they expect Vertu Motors Plc's share price to reach GBX 88.50 in the next twelve months.

When will Vertu Motors Plc announce their earnings?

Vertu Motors Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 9th 2017.

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 46.75.


Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff