Three Famous FTSE Stocks And Their Latest Results:  Taylor Wimpy Plc, Avast Plc And Restaurant Group Plc

  • Feb 27, 2020 GMT
  • Team Kalkine
Three Famous FTSE Stocks And Their Latest Results:  Taylor Wimpy Plc, Avast Plc And Restaurant Group Plc

Taylor Wimpey Plc

Taylor Wimpey Plc (LON: TW.) is one of the biggest residential developers. In the year 2007, Taylor Woodrow and George Wimpey came together to establish Taylor Wimpey Plc. On average the company builds and sells more than ten thousand home every year. It constructs a wide range of properties, i.e. from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom independent houses with a distinct price range of both affordable and reasonable residences.

  1. – Financial Highlights

On 26th February 2020, the company announced its financial highlights for the year ended 31st Dec 2019.

The company’s revenue increased to £4,341.3 million in the year 2019 as compared to £4,082.0 million in the year 2018. The operating profit decreased to £850.5 million as compared to £880.2 million in the year 2018. The operating profit margin also reduced to 19.6 per cent as compared to 21.6 per cent in the previous year.

The profit before tax and exceptional items decreased to £821.6 million in the year 2019 as compared to £856.8 million in the year 2018. The profit before tax increased to £835.9 million in the year 2019 as compared to £810.7 million in the year 2018. The profit for the year increased to £673.9 million as compared to £656.6 million in the year 2018.

The adjusted basic earnings per share decreased to 20.3 pence as compared to 21.3 pence in the year 2018. The basic earnings per share increased to 20.6 pence as compared to 20.1 pence in the year 2018.

The tangible net assets value per share increased to 100.5 pence in the year 2019 as compared to 98.3 pence in the year 2018. The Net cash decreased to £545.7 million in the year 2019 as compared to £644.1 million in the year 2018.

  1. – Share price performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters)

On 27th February 2020, at around 11:33 AM (GMT), by the time of writing this report, the stock of Taylor Wimpey Plc traded at a price of GBX 205.80 per share on the London Stock Exchange, a decrease in the value of around 3.11 per cent or GBX 6.60 per share, as opposed to the closing price of the stock on the previous trading day, which has been reported to be at GBX 212.40 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of Taylor Wimpey Plc was £6.97 billion with regards to the current market price of the stock. The free float and outstanding shares of Taylor Wimpey Plc were reported at 3.25 billion and 3.28 billion, respectively.

The share price of Taylor Wimpey Plc recorded at GBX 237.70 as on 20th February 2020 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price recorded at GBX 141.70 as on 28th August 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 13.4 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas the current share price was higher by 45.24 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the Taylor Wimpey Plc stock has been reported at a value of 0.95, representing the fact that the movement of the share price of the company has slightly lower volatility as compared with the movement in the comparative benchmark index.

Avast Plc

Avast Plc (LON: AVST) is the world’s biggest cybersecurity company, which use advanced technologies against cyber-attacks. The company has developed a scalable cloud-based security structure that can oversee everything that happens on the internet. The company prevents around 1,500 million virus attacks every month with its advanced threat protection.

AVST – Financial Highlights

On 26th February 2020, the company announced its financial highlights for the year ended 31st December 2019.

The company declared that the performance of the group has been strong enough and in-line with expectations. The adjusted billing increased by 5.7 per cent (actual rates) to $911.0 million in the year 2019. The adjusted revenue increased by 5.6 per cent to $873.1 million at actual rates, with organic growth of 9.1 per cent in the year 2019.

The consumer direct desktop adjusted revenue increased by 9.1 per cent to $632.9 million at actual rates, with organic growth of 10.7 per cent in the year 2019. The Adjusted EBITDA rose by 7.9 per cent to $483.0 million whereas Adjusted EBITDA margin increased by 119 basis point to 55.3 per cent in the year 2019.

The Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share rose by 14.1 per cent to $0.32 in the year 2019 as compared to the $0.28 at the year-end 2018. The final dividend payable in June 2020 was reported at 10.3 cents per share. The total dividend for the year 2019 increased by 8.1 per cent to 14.7 cents per share.

The company generated substantial cash with Unlevered Free Cash Flow rising by 7.9 per cent to $424.6 million, and Levered Free Cash Flow increased by 14.0 per cent to $370.4 million in the year 2019.

AVST – Share price performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters)

On 27th February 2020, at around 11:33 AM (GMT), by the time of writing this report, the stock of Avast Plc traded at a price of GBX 392.0 per share on the London Stock Exchange, a decrease in the value of around 3.11 per cent or GBX 12.60 per share, as opposed to the closing price of the stock on the previous trading day, which has been reported to be at GBX 404.60 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of Avast Plc was £4.11 billion with regards to the current market price of the stock. The free float and outstanding shares of Avast Plc were reported at 592.48 million and 1.01 billion, respectively.

The share price of Avast Plc recorded at GBX 552.0 as on 24th January 2020 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price recorded at GBX 277.20 as on 27th March 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 29.0 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas the current share price was higher by 41.41 per cent from the 1-year low price.

Restaurant Group Plc

Restaurant Group Plc (LON: RTN) is one of the largest hospitality company in the United Kingdom. The company is managing more than 650 pubs and restaurants. The company is also into a model of operating miniature store operated by the brand, and located within a larger store, also known as concessions business. They have more than 70 such outlets, many of them in United Kingdom airports.

RTN – Financial Highlights

On 26th February 2020, the company announced its results for the 52 weeks ended 29th December 2019.

The company’s revenue increased to £1,703 million in the year 2019 as compared to £686.0 million. But the gross profit decreased to £24.6 million as compared to £58.7 million in the year 2018.

The company reported an operating loss of £20.7 million in the year 2019 as compared to the profit of £16.6 million in the year 2018. The loss on ordinary activities before tax £37.3 million in the year 2019 as compared to the profit of £13.9 million in the year 2018.

The loss for the year on a statutory basis was of £40.4 million in the year 2019 as compared to the profit of £6.9 million in the year 2018.

RTN – Share price performance

(Source: Thomson Reuters)

On 27th February 2020, at around 11:43 AM (GMT), by the time of writing this report, the stock of Restaurant Group Plc traded at a price of GBX 106.90 per share on the London Stock Exchange, a decrease in the value of around 1.93 per cent or GBX 2.10 per share, as opposed to the closing price of the stock on the previous trading day, which has been reported to be at GBX 109.0 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of Restaurant Group Plc was £535.73 million with regards to the current market price of the stock. The free float and outstanding shares of Restaurant Group Plc were reported at 489.50 million and 491.50 million, respectively.

The share price of Restaurant Group Plc recorded at GBX 167.70 as on 03rd January 2020 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price recorded at GBX 103.60 as on 27th February 2020 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 36.26 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas the current share price was higher by 3.19 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the Restaurant Group Plc stock has been reported at a value of 1.6, representing the fact that the movement of the share price of the company has high volatility as compared with the movement in the comparative benchmark index.

   
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