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Share Price: 761.50Bid: 761.00Ask: 762.50Change: 15.50 (+2.08%)Riser - Btg
Spread: 1.50Spread as %: 0.20%Open: 748.50High: 770.50Low: 746.50Yesterday’s Close: 746.00


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Walkley
Posts: 951
Answer
Opinion:Buy
Price:767.00
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RE: PE Ratio Help
Today 09:29
Sorry but earnings are the profit not revenue. However I am not sure at what level the profit is taken - Pre tax? Post tax? Before nasty things like interest and depreciation? All very confusing.
 
PeterMcA88
Posts: 24
Off Topic
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:741.50
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PE Ratio Help
Wed 13:07
Could somebody please hlep me with working out the PE ratio of BTG. I am pretty new to share dealing and have found wildly different numbers quoted for BTG's PE number.

PE= Share price/Earnings per share

Where EPS=Revenue/number of shares.

Todays share price is 740p, the shares in issue are 381 million and the full year revenue for year ending March 2015 is £360 million (as quoted here: https://www.btgplc.com/investors/press-releases/btg-plc-updates-revenue-guidance-and-ceases-publication-of-interim-management-statements/). Therefore the EPS (in pence) is (36000000000p/381000000shares) 94.5p therefore the PE ratio is (740/94.5) 7.8. This number is an order of magnitude smaller than I can find online.... Can anyone tell me where I went wrong?

Thanks Peter
Rollon
Posts: 2
Observation
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:758.50
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RE: BTG
27 Feb '15
Think I've found the reason for the drop:

"BTG plc 19th February
(LSE:BTG) announces that application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for a block listing of 230,000 ordinary shares of 10 pence each under the BTG Performance Share Plan, to trade on The London Stock Exchange and to be admitted to The Official List. The new shares will, when issued, rank pari passu with the existing ordinary share capital of the Company. It is expected that admission will commence on 23 February, 2015."
muckleroe
Posts: 1
Observation
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:764.00
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BTG
27 Feb '15
Think price drop could be profit taking before 5th April (Capital Gains) There is still some large buys.
Rollon
Posts: 2
Question
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:767.50
Why the recent fall?
26 Feb '15
Anyone any idea why the SP has suddenly dropped off lately? There haven't been any broker downgrades as far as I can see.
PeterMcA88
Posts: 24
Off Topic
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:795.00
Overpriced? Or still good value?
18 Feb '15
All, BTG shares have risen well in the last year although they have flattened off recently. There have been some strong recommendations in the recent past, by various brokers/advisors/sites. What are peoples opinions, are the shares overpriced or are they still good value? Thanks
seismograph
Posts: 9
Off Topic
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:786.50
Seismograph
16 Feb '15
Is there anybody out there?
cyman
Posts: 1
Off Topic
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:803.50
chat
25 Jan '15
I think it's the crowd here who are not chirpy. The chat on other boards is regular.
seismograph
Posts: 9
Observation
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:801.50
Gosh it's been quiet
16 Jan '15
Not a dickybird since early December.
Is this share a sleeper or what?
Sundancer8
Posts: 8
Off Topic
Opinion:No Opinion
Price:810.00
hi there
16 Jan '15
Yes, I am here....we are the only ones! I look at other boards and they are constantly chirping away, this one is silent. Share just keeps on going like a yoyo, but steady. Have a good day.





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