BUR:LSE-Burford Capital Limited (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 793.00

Change

-8.50 (-1.06)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.76B

Volume

0.24M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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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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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 11.53% 53% F 52% F
Dividend Return 0.02% 16% F 27% F
Total Return 11.55% 51% F 52% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 5.17% 21% F 29% F
Dividend Return 0.02% 10% F 12% F
Total Return 5.19% 20% F 28% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 70.54% 78% C+ 75% C
Dividend Return 5.89% 10% F 23% F
Total Return 76.43% 75% C 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 31.20% 81% B- 84% B
Dividend Return 0.57% 31% F 29% F
Total Return 31.76% 78% C+ 82% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 483.94% 17% F 9% F
Risk Adjusted Return 6.56% 22% F 25% F
Market Capitalization 1.76B 92% A- 75% C
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 14.50 20% F 55% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.44 16% F 52% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.72 51% F 45% F
EV/EBITDA 11.70 58% F 49% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -2.82% 9% F 28% F
Return on Invested Capital -2.29% 11% F 35% F
Return on Assets -0.28% 13% F 28% F
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 1.33 9% F 22% 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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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.

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 total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

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 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.