AGR:LSE-Assura Plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | REIT—Healthcare Facilities | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 83.50

Change

-0.50 (-0.60)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.02B

Volume

0.02B

Average Target Price

GBX 76.80 (-8.02%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create outstanding spaces for health services in our communities. At 30 September 2019, Assura's property portfolio was valued at £2,039 million.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Largest Industry Peers for REIT—Healthcare Facilities

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
PHP:LSE Primary Health Properties PLC

+5.40 (+3.48%)

GBX1.87B N/A N/A

ETFs Containing AGR

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
GWX SPDR S&P International Sm.. 0.20 % 0.40 %

-0.07 (-0.31%)

GBX0.70B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (REIT—Healthcare Facilities)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 7.33% 100% A+ 94% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 7.33% 100% A+ 94% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 46.49% 100% A+ 96% A
Dividend Return 3.63% 100% A+ 76% C
Total Return 50.12% 100% A+ 95% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 41.28% 50% F 85% B
Dividend Return 20.47% 100% A+ 77% C+
Total Return 61.74% 50% F 86% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.07% 50% F 54% F
Dividend Return 4.29% 100% A+ 82% B-
Total Return 11.36% 50% F 66% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.51% 50% F 62% D-
Risk Adjusted Return 78.31% 50% F 76% C
Market Capitalization 2.02B 100% A+ 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(REIT—Healthcare Facilities)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 24.56 100% A+ 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 156.07 50% F 34% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 27.64 50% F 11% F
EV/EBITDA 30.54 100% A+ 5% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.51% 100% A+ 54% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.12% 50% F 48% F
Return on Assets 2.77% 50% F 52% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 52.53% 100% A+ 31% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.41 50% F 76% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.