BUR:LSE-Burford Capital Limited (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 719.50

Change

-8.00 (-1.10)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.57B

Volume

0.11M

Average Target Price

GBX 637.00 (-11.47%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Burford Capital Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides investment capital, asset management, financing, and risk solutions for the legal sector in Guernsey and internationally. The company offers law firm and business solutions, including litigation finance, portfolio financing, risk management, insurance, asset recovery, international arbitration, insolvency and bankruptcy, competition and antitrust, intellectual property, and post-settlement and monetization solutions, as well as legal finance and advisory services. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Asset Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.20% 22% F 30% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.20% 24% F 29% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 107.53% 91% A- 88% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 107.53% 88% B+ 87% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 136.10% 88% B+ 88% B+
Dividend Return 10.95% 15% F 40% F
Total Return 147.05% 87% B+ 87% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 32.96% 83% B 86% B
Dividend Return 0.81% 58% F 38% F
Total Return 33.77% 80% B- 84% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 78.84% 20% F 17% F
Risk Adjusted Return 42.84% 63% D 61% D-
Market Capitalization 1.57B 92% A- 84% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.72 47% F 62% D-
Price/Book Ratio 1.28 25% F 57% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.67 49% F 42% F
EV/EBITDA 11.70 58% F 54% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.62% 71% C- 77% C+
Return on Invested Capital -2.29% 16% F 34% F
Return on Assets 5.50% 73% C 80% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 1.23 11% F 21% F
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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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.

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.

What to not like:
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.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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.