Earnings Update Of 4 Stocks – SRP, TPK, SJH And BA

Earnings Updae of 4 Stocks – SRP, TPK, StJH and BA

Serco Group Plc

Serco Group Plc (SRP) is a United Kingdom-headquartered business support services company. Their area of operations is divided into segments like Defence, Justice & Immigration, Transport, Health and Citizen Services. Its shares are listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange which got admitted in 1988, on the bourse for trading. The group is a constituent of FTSE All-Share, FTSE 350 and FTSE 250 indices. Its geographical area of operations is divided into four zones; the UK, Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Financial Highlights for H1 Financial Year 2019 period ended June 30, 2019

The company’s revenue stood at £1,475.5 million (surged by 8 per cent) in H1 FY19 as against £1,366.2 million in H1 FY18. The company’s underlying trading profit stood at £50.6 million (surged by 35 per cent) in H1 FY19 as against £37.6 million in H1 FY18. The Americas division recorded sound organic growth. Despite the fact, that the underlying profit has gone up, the operating profit (reported) was down to £17.2 million due to factoring of exceptional items. The company’s adjusted EPS surged by 42 per cent due to growth in trading profit (underlying) along with the tax rate going down to 24 per cent. The company’s Net debt (reported) stood at £206.7 million for the period ended 30 June 2019.

Serco Group Plc Share price performance

Chart as on 31-July-19, before the market close (Source: Thomson Reuters)

While writing (as on 31st July 2019, at 12:50 PM GMT), Serco Group Plc shares were trading at GBX 147 per share; up by 5.15 per cent as compared to the previous day closing price level. The company’s market capitalisation was around £1.72 billion.

In the last 52-wks, Serco Group shares have registered a high of GBX 148.10 (as on 31 July 2019) and a low of GBX 83.50 (as on 10 December 2018). At the current trading level, as quoted in the price chart, its shares were trading 0.74 per cent below the 52-week high price level and 76.04 per cent above the 52-week low price level.

At the time of writing, the stock’s volume before the market close, stood at 832,388. Stock’s average traded volume for 5 days was 1,082,652.20; 30 days- 1,426,347.07 and 90 days – 1,631,984.38. The company’s stock beta was 1.33, which makes it 33 per cent more volatile as against the benchmark index.

In the past 1 year, Serco Group shares have delivered a positive return of 39.24 per cent. Also, on a YTD (Year-to-Date) time interval, the stock surged by approximately 46.23 per cent and was up by 12.20 per cent in the last three months.

Share’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) for the 30-days, 14-days and 9-days was recorded at 54.59, 48.04 and 40.25 respectively. Also, the stock’s 3-days RSI was recorded at 12.50.

Travis Perkins PLC

Travis Perkins PLC (TPK) is a Northampton, United Kingdom-based largest distributor of building materials in the UK. The group serves the building, construction, and home improvement markets through more than 2,000 branches, stores and sites around the country. It has been in the industry for over 200 years and now operates over 20 businesses. The operations of the company are differentiated in four operating segments: Plumbing & Heating, Retail, Toolstation and Merchanting.

Financial Highlights for H1 Financial Year 2019 period ended June 30, 2019

The company’s revenue stood at £2,771 million surged by (6.9 per cent) in H1 FY19 as against £2,591 million in H1 FY18. The company’s operating profit (adjusted) stood at £189 million (surged by 18.1 per cent) in H1 FY19 which excludes profits from property in comparison to £160 million in H1 FY18.

The company’s adjusted EPS surged by 19.9 per cent to 50.1 pence per share in H1 FY19 as against 41.8 pence per share in H1 FY18 due to sound profit generation and a lesser deferred tax charge during the period. In addition, the company has declared an interim dividend of 15.5 pence per share in H1 FY19 which was same as in H1 FY18.

Travis Perkins Share price performance

Chart as on 31-July-19, before the market close (Source: Thomson Reuters)

While writing (as on 31st July 2019, at 12:55 PM GMT), Travis Perkins Plc shares were trading at GBX 1,378 per share; up by 4.11 per cent as compared to the previous day closing price level. The company’s market capitalisation was around £3.36 billion.

In the last 52-wks, Travis Perkins shares have registered a high of GBX 1,488.50 (as on 05 March 2019) and a low of GBX 964.75 (as on 19 October 2018). At the current trading level, as quoted in the price chart, its shares were trading 7.42 per cent below the 52-week high price level and 42.83 per cent above the 52-week low price level.

At the time of writing, the stock’s volume before the market close, stood at 820,947. Stock’s average traded volume for 5 days was 676,224.80; 30 days- 629,909.87 and 90 days – 613,494.70. The company’s stock beta was 1.02, which makes it slightly more volatile as against the benchmark index.

In the past 1 year, Travis Perkins Plc shares have delivered a negative return of 1.27 per cent. However, on a YTD (Year-to-Date) time interval, the stock surged by approximately 23.69 per cent and was down by 5.30 per cent in the last three months.

Share’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) for the 30-days, 14-days and 9-days was recorded at 51.51, 55.18 and 56.98 respectively. Also, the stock’s 3-days RSI was recorded at 41.54.

 

St James House PLC 

St James House PLC (SJH) is a UK-based company featuring products in e-commerce plus lottery and payment services such as financial reconciliation, prize provision services for managing the lottery system. The firm was earlier known as Boxhill Technologies PLC.

Financial highlights for FY19 ended January 31, 2019

The company’s revenue stood at £938,000 in FY19 as against £458,000 in FY18. The company’s gross profit stood at £686,000 in FY19 as against £215,000 in FY18. The company’s EBITDA was recorded at a loss of £2,285,000 in FY19 as against a loss of £604,808 in FY18. The company’s loss before tax stood at £2,755,000 in FY19 as against loss of £721,000 in FY18.

St James House Plc Share price performance

Chart as on 31-July-19, before the market close (Source: Thomson Reuters)

While writing (as on 31st July 2019, at 02:55 PM GMT), St James House Plc shares were trading at GBX 41.25 per share; up by 26.92 per cent as compared to the previous day closing price level. The company’s market capitalisation was around £1.02 million.

In the last 52-wks, St James House PLC shares have registered a high of GBX 85.00 (as on 10 July 2019) and a low of GBX 23.00 (as on 05 Jun 2019). At the current trading level, as quoted in the price chart, its shares were trading 51.47 per cent below the 52-week high price level and 79.34 per cent above the 52-week low price level.

At the time of writing, the stock’s volume before the market close, stood at 28,040. Stock’s average traded volume for 5 days was 3,098.40; 30 days- 6,320.20 and 90 days – 4,874.50.

In the past 1 year, St James House PLC shares have delivered a negative return of 31.58 per cent. However, on a YTD (Year-to-Date) time interval, the stock plunged by approximately 27.78 per cent.

 

BAE Systems Plc 

BAE Systems Plc (BA) is a United Kingdom-based leading defence, aerospace and security company with operations spread across the world. The group delivers a broad range of advanced defence technology that covers air, land, naval forces and cyber domain, including critical infrastructure and information security. The company has an employee base of 85,800 people spread across over 40 countries.

Financial Highlights for H1 Financial Year 2019 period ended June 30, 2019

The company’s revenue stood at £8.7 billion (surged by 4 per cent on a constant currency basis) in H1 FY19. The company’s operating profit stood at £896 million (surged by 7 per cent on a constant currency basis) in H1 FY19. Due to strong performance in the profit of the company, basic EPS surged by 69 per cent to 25 pence per share. The company declared an interim dividend of 9.4 pence per share (up by 4.4 per cent) in H1 FY19. The company’s net debt stood at £1.9 billion in H1 FY19.

BAE Systems Plc Share price performance

Chart as on 31-July-19, before the market close (Source: Thomson Reuters)

While writing (as on 31st July 2019, at 01:00 PM GMT), BAE Systems Plc shares were trading at GBX 555.20 per share; up by 2.32 per cent as compared to the previous day closing price level. The company’s market capitalisation was around £17.48 billion.

In the last 52-wks, BAE Systems shares have registered a high of GBX 657.40 (as on 31 July 2018) and a low of GBX 439.40 (as on 31 May 2019). At the current trading level, as quoted in the price chart, its shares were trading 15.54 per cent below the 52-week high price level and 26.35 per cent above the 52-week low price level.

At the time of writing, the stock’s volume before the market close, stood at 2,823,088. Stock’s average traded volume for 5 days was 4,769,770.60; 30 days- 6,417,504.87 and 90 days – 7,206,846.69. The company’s stock beta was 1.17, which makes it 17 per cent more volatile as against the benchmark index.

In the past 1 year, BAE Systems shares have delivered a negative return of 17.08 per cent. However, on a YTD (Year-to-Date) time interval, the stock surged by approximately 18.16 per cent and was up by 9.84 per cent in the last three months.

Share’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) for the 30-days, 14-days and 9-days was recorded at 70.93, 83.61 and 89.05 respectively. Also, the stock’s 3-days RSI was recorded at 96.93.

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