Vertu Motors plc Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:VTU)

GBX 45.25 -0.50 (-1.09 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 10:40 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 45.75
Today's RangeGBX 46 - GBX 44.85
52-Week RangeGBX 39.12 - GBX 52.31
Volume636,733 shs
Average Volume2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization£175.33 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

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.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Auto Vehicles, Parts & Service Retailers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Symbol: LON:VTU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.vertumotors.com
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: GBX 0.07
  • Net Margins: 1.36%
  • Return on Equity: 15.32%
  • Return on Assets: 4.36%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 390,800,000
 

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, October 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.55 per share on Friday, January 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. The official announcement can be viewed 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?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Vertu Motors plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 60 to GBX 75. On average, they expect Vertu Motors plc's share price to reach GBX 67.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vertu Motors plc.

Who are some of Vertu Motors plc's key competitors?

Who are Vertu Motors plc's key executives?

Vertu Motors plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert T. Forrester, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 45)
  • Michael Sherwin, Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 56)
  • Karen Anderson, Company Secretary
  • Peter Jones, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 58)
  • Kenneth Lever, Non-Executive Director (Age 63)
  • Pauline Ann Best, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 53)
  • Nigel C. Stead, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 65)
  • William M. Teasdale, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 72)

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.

What is Vertu Motors plc's stock price today?

One share of Vertu Motors plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 45.25.

How big of a company is Vertu Motors plc?

Vertu Motors plc has a market capitalization of £175.33 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vertu Motors plc (LON VTU)

Community Ranking:  4.3 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  41 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  302
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vertu Motors 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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 67.50

Consensus Price Target History for Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)

Price Target History for Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vertu Motors plc (LON:VTU)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/11/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetBuyGBX 90 -> GBX 60View Rating Details
7/26/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyGBX 81 -> GBX 75View Rating Details
6/15/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/21/2015 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)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Vertu Motors plc (LON VTU)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

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
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

Latest Headlines for Vertu Motors plc (LON VTU)

Source:
DateHeadline
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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This page was last updated on 11/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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