LON:VTU - Vertu Motors Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 49.75 -0.65 (-1.29 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 49.75
Today's RangeGBX 49.05 - GBX 51
52-Week RangeGBX 39.12 - GBX 52
Volume460,126 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization£169.53 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Vertu Motors (LON:VTU)

Vertu Motors logoVertu Motors plc operates as an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The company sells new cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles, and used vehicles, as well as provides related aftersales services. It operates a chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sales, service, parts, and bodyshop facilities for new and used cars, and commercial vehicles under the Bristol Street Motors and Macklin Motors brand names. The company's franchise dealerships include Volvo, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Jaguar, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Honda. It also operates as a pension scheme trustee; and provides vehicle financing and related insurance products. In addition, the company is involved in the property and online parts retailing businesses. As of February 28, 2017, it operated a network of 124 sales outlets and 3 non-franchised sales outlets from 104 locations. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Gateshead, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Auto & Truck Dealerships
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
SymbolLON:VTU
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins1.36%
Return on Equity15.32%
Return on Assets4.36%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares390,800,000

Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vertu Motors' stock symbol?

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

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

Vertu Motors declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 0.95 per share on Monday, July 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 21st. This is a boost from Vertu Motors's previous dividend of $0.55. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Vertu Motors' Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for VTU?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Vertu Motors' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 57 to GBX 60. On average, they expect Vertu Motors' stock price to reach GBX 58.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Vertu Motors.

Who are some of Vertu Motors' key competitors?

Who are Vertu Motors' key executives?

Vertu Motors' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert T. Forrester, Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Michael Sherwin, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. David Crane, Chief Operations Officer and Member of Operations Board
  • Ms. Nicola Loose, Gen. Counsel and Member of Operations Board
  • Ms. Liz Cope, Chief Marketing Officer

Has Vertu Motors been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VTU stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vertu Motors earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.39 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of Vertu Motors?

Shares of VTU 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 Vertu Motors' stock price today?

One share of VTU stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 49.75.

How big of a company is Vertu Motors?

Vertu Motors has a market capitalization of £169.53 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vertu Motors (VTU)

Community Ranking:  4.1 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  65 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  358
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vertu Motors and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VTU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VTU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Vertu Motors in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 58.50The high price target for VTU is GBX 60 and the low price target for VTU is GBX 57. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 58.50GBX 58.50GBX 58.50GBX 67.50

Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Vertu Motors (LON:VTU)

Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/2/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/11/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetBuyGBX 90 ➝ GBX 60View Rating Details
6/15/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Vertu Motors (LON:VTU) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/9/2018GBX 0.952.01%6/21/20186/21/20187/30/2018
10/11/2017GBX 0.551.23%12/7/201712/7/20171/19/2018
5/10/2017GBX 0.901.9%6/29/20176/29/20177/31/2017
10/12/2016€0.501.1%12/22/201612/22/20161/20/2017
5/11/2016€0.851.47%6/23/20166/23/20167/26/2016
10/14/2015€0.450.66%12/24/201512/24/20151/22/2016
5/13/2015€0.701.17%6/25/20156/25/20157/28/2015
10/15/2014€0.350.6%12/29/201412/29/20141/23/2015
5/7/2014€0.500.81%6/25/20146/25/20147/29/2014
10/16/2013€0.300.51%12/23/201312/23/20131/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Vertu Motors (LON VTU) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Vertu Motors (LON:VTU)

Vertu Motors (LON VTU) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/20/2017Ian HarrisonInsiderSell3,000GBX 50£1,500
8/7/2017Ian HarrisonInsiderBuy4,260GBX 42£1,789.20
8/2/2017Chris TaylorInsiderBuy11,444GBX 43£4,920.92
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

Vertu Motors (LON VTU) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Edited Transcript of VTU.L earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-18 8:30am GMTEdited Transcript of VTU.L earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-18 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:00 AM
Vertu Motors (VTU) Announces Dividend of GBX 0.95Vertu Motors (VTU) Announces Dividend of GBX 0.95
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 11:05 AM
Vertu Motors profit rises despite challengesVertu Motors profit rises despite challenges
www.marketwatch.com - May 9 at 10:18 AM
Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Vertu Motors (VTU)Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Vertu Motors (VTU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 12:54 PM
Vertu Motors (VTU) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum CapitalVertu Motors (VTU) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:11 PM
Vertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 75Vertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 75
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:28 PM
Vertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 60 at Liberum CapitalVertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 60 at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 1:06 PM
Vertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 57Vertu Motors (VTU) PT Lowered to GBX 57
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 5:54 PM
Hedge funds have British motor dealer vulnerability in their sightsHedge funds have British motor dealer vulnerability in their sights
finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 10:38 AM
Is There Now An Opportunity In Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)?Is There Now An Opportunity In Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)?
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 10:22 AM
Insider Selling: Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Insider Sells 3,000 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Insider Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 2:20 PM
Vertu Motors Plc : VTU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 8, 2017Vertu Motors Plc : VTU-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 10:26 AM
Vertu Motors plc Plans Dividend of GBX 0.55 (VTU)Vertu Motors plc Plans Dividend of GBX 0.55 (VTU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 9:50 AM
Vertu Motors Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:VTU) : November 29, 2017Vertu Motors Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:VTU) : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:33 PM
Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VTU-GB : November 17, 2017Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VTU-GB : November 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 10:10 AM
Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU) Is Trading At A 30.42% Discount To Its Intrinsic ValueVertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU) Is Trading At A 30.42% Discount To Its Intrinsic Value
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 9:48 AM
Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : October 30, 2017Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : October 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 8:28 AM
Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : October 17, 2017Vertu Motors Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VTU-GB : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 8:57 AM
Vertu Motors Plc :VTU-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended August 31, 2017 : October 13, 2017Vertu Motors Plc :VTU-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended August 31, 2017 : October 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 9:15 AM
Edited Transcript of VTU.L earnings conference call or presentation 11-Oct-17 8:30am GMTEdited Transcript of VTU.L earnings conference call or presentation 11-Oct-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 9:58 AM
Vertu books record profit; to continue buybacksVertu books record profit; to continue buybacks
www.marketwatch.com - October 11 at 9:24 AM
Did Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU) Create Value For Investors Over The Past Year?Did Vertu Motors plc (AIM:VTU) Create Value For Investors Over The Past Year?
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:43 PM
Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum CapitalVertu Motors Plc (VTU) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 11:52 PM
Ian Harrison Purchases 4,260 Shares of Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU) StockIan Harrison Purchases 4,260 Shares of Vertu Motors Plc (LON:VTU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 4:28 AM
Insider Buying: Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Insider Acquires 11,444 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Vertu Motors Plc (VTU) Insider Acquires 11,444 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:16 AM
3 retailers that could deliver 30% gains in 20173 retailers that could deliver 30% gains in 2017
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 4:25 PM
Half Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release - Before Market OpenHalf Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - October 12 at 12:58 PM
Are these stocks REALLY dividend dynamos after today’s news?Are these stocks REALLY dividend dynamos after today’s news?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 12:58 PM
Vertu Motors H1 Trading Strong, Sees FY Results To Meet Market View; Stock UpVertu Motors H1 Trading Strong, Sees FY Results To Meet Market View; Stock Up
www.rttnews.com - September 1 at 8:01 PM
Vertu Motors sees opportunity in Volkswagen diesel scandalVertu Motors sees opportunity in Volkswagen diesel scandal
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 7:37 AM
3 Smashing Small-Caps? Sirius Minerals PLC, Rockhopper Exploration Plc And Vertu Motors Plc3 Smashing Small-Caps? Sirius Minerals PLC, Rockhopper Exploration Plc And Vertu Motors Plc
www.fool.co.uk - October 8 at 6:10 AM
UK car dealership Vertu backs VW with £12.8m acquisitionUK car dealership Vertu backs VW with £12.8m acquisition
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 1 at 4:59 AM

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