BUR:LSE-Burford Capital Limited (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 591.00

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 1.29B

Volume

0.58M

Average Target Price

GBX 767.50 (+29.86%)
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, equity, and advisory services. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in St Peter Port, Guernsey. Address: Regency Court, Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1WW

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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 -16.99% 42% F 36% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -16.99% 36% F 35% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -25.66% 20% F 24% F
Dividend Return 0.52% 17% F 13% F
Total Return -25.14% 17% F 23% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 246.63% 96% A 95% A
Dividend Return 20.47% 34% F 73% C
Total Return 267.10% 95% A 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 57.51% N/A N/A 91% A-
Dividend Return 1.21% N/A N/A 43% F
Total Return 58.71% N/A N/A 91% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 93.74% N/A N/A 13% F
Risk Adjusted Return 62.63% N/A N/A 73% C
Market Capitalization 1.29B 93% A 87% B+
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
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 7.63 70% C- 77% C+
Price/Book Ratio 1.05 32% F 53% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -155.86 94% A 98% A+
EV/EBITDA 11.70 56% F 44% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.65% 80% B- 82% B-
Return on Invested Capital -0.76% 25% F 33% F
Return on Assets 6.62% 76% C 83% 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 1.35 5% F 15% 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.

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.

Superior return on assets

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

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:
Overpriced compared to book value

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

Negative cashflow

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

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.