Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
BTG Plc LSE:BTG London Ordinary Share GB0001001592 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +11.00p +1.73% 648.00p 648.00p 648.50p 664.00p 637.00p 642.00p 811,391 16:24:46
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 570.5 31.6 8.7 74.5 2,495.63

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22/5/2017
09:20
BTG Daily Update: BTG Plc is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker BTG. The last closing price for BTG was 637p.
BTG Plc has a 4 week average price of 623.50p and a 12 week average price of 561.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 739.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 528.50p.
There are currently 385,127,525 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,651,130 shares. The market capitalisation of BTG Plc is £2,495,626,362.
11/5/2017
12:17
bargainbob: Trust me intra Day it did . The price started to fall From £ 16 at the £12 rights issue . However previously to that it skimmed £20 intra day . Hard to find any back up apart from the rights issue . Https://citywire.co.uk/money/btg-raises-rights-issue-cash/a213229 " BTG's share price is unchanged at 1605p.The market seems to view the rights issue positively given that the institutions will be able to buy shares at a 25% discount to the current price. " They also divested Torotrak at £ 3 a share to holders around that period . During this period shares like BTG were gaining pounds per day then losing them within weeks . I remember buying the rights issue at £12 , thinking i was getting a bargain , as the potential seemed huge given the then market cap.
10/5/2017
08:38
aphrodites: bargainbob BTG is not about always delivering blockbuster products. It is a relatively “young” company and as it states it is a growing international specialist healthcare company bringing to market innovative products in specialist areas of medicine to better serve doctors and their patients. Its portfolio today already highlights its specialisation in Interventional Medicine and as it success grows so will its reputation to attract and help develop many more new blockbusting products to take to the market. Of course there will be disappointments along the way but that is always a feature and factor you have to build into the line of business it is in. I mentioned £20 as a target price for the future. That is not my expectation for tomorrow. But with a company like this, successful new innovations can deliver surprises in a share price that one never anticipated. As you are probably aware, BTG is a favourite of Fund Manager Neil Woodford. Last year he was reported as saying: “BTG currently resides in the FTSE 250 but my guess is that growing cash generation will end up propelling the fast-growing enterprise into the top index one day. In a recent update, BTG revealed double-digit revenue growth as it continues to make progress with several products.” Right now, BTG doesn’t pay a dividend but the firm’s strong cash flow suggests plenty of potential to do so down the road. In the meantime, investors will likely enjoy share-price growth as long as the company keeps gaining market share. City analysts following BTG predict an uplift of around 37% in earnings per share for the year to March 2018, so growth potential is on the table. Meanwhile, Imperial Brands thinks its earnings will inflate by 12% during the year to September 2017. That’s a good enough reason for me to hold this share in my portfolio and if it does continue to gain market share, the expectation of £20 down the road becomes more than a reality.
09/5/2017
17:32
aphrodites: With the Final Results for the year 2017 out next week on 16 May it looks like whispers about the positive prospects of Varithena and the potential future income effect on earnings have been leaked. I said on 4 May the move to 730p would be quick. With the share price at 730p we are now at the important chart point set on 12 July last year. Being a keen supporter of the Elliot Wave Theory it is possible to see a retracement from this level. But with the overall strength of the recent rise it is difficult to identify any real retracement in the 5-wave upward pattern movement which would support selling at this juncture, especially ahead of the results next week. I believe the share price has all the potential to hit the £8 highs set back in January 2015 and it would be more dangerous to be out than in. The big question now is whether this share is set to move into the big-time and the £20 region. Hopefully, we will know more next week.
18/12/2016
21:41
a1ord53: From AOL MONEY UK. Steady growth 'Double-digit revenue growth drives strong first-half performance' trumpets November's interim report from specialist healthcare company BTG. The firm's chief executive, Louise Makin, reckons the outlook for the full year is strong. Indeed, BTG is making great progress growing revenues and profits internationally from several products, so what's this falling share price all about? It could be that previously the shares moved too far ahead based on expectations surrounding a new varicose vein treatment that the firm is rolling out in the US. Progress is slower than expected by many and political uncertainty surrounding the healthcare sector across the pond won't be helping investor sentiment around BTG either. Yet BTG remains a quality enterprise with strong, profit-supporting cash inflows, no debt, and growing revenues capable of generating a decent double-digit profit margin. At today's share price near 562p, BTG trades on a forward P/E ratio just over 17 for the year to March 2018 but there's no dividend, suggesting the directors see plenty of opportunity for further growth.
08/1/2016
10:18
market sniper3: BTG plc 32.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International Posted by: Ruth Bannister 7th January 2016 BTG plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:BTG had its stock rating noted as ‘Reiterates217; with the recommendation being set at ‘BUY’ today by analysts at Jefferies International. BTG plc are listed in the Health Care sector within UK Main Market. Jefferies International have set their target price at 850 GBX on its stock. This is indicating the analyst believes there is a potential upside of 32.8% from today’s opening price of 640 GBX. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has increased 35 points and decreased 0.5 points respectively. BTG plc LON:BTG has a 50 day moving average of 617.94 GBX and a 200 day moving average of 661.57 GBX. The 1 year high for the share price is 835.87 GBX while the year low share price is currently 504 GBX. There are currently 384,412,303 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 401,732. Market capitalisation for LON:BTG is £2,448,706,370 GBP. BTG plc is a specialist healthcare company. The Company operates in three business segments: Interventional Medicine (IM) (oncology, vascular and pulmonology products), Specialty Pharmaceuticals (antidote products) and Licensing (royalties from licensed assets). The Company’s Interventional Medicine segment offers a portfolio of interventional medicine products that are designed to advance the treatment of liver tumors, advanced emphysema, severe blood clots and varicose veins.
15/12/2015
10:18
market sniper3: BTG plc 17.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank Posted by: Amilia Stone 15th December 2015 BTG plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:BTG has had its stock rating noted as ‘Reiterates217; with the recommendation being set at ‘BUY’ this morning by analysts at Deutsche Bank. BTG plc are listed in the Health Care sector within UK Main Market. Deutsche Bank have set their target price at 755 GBX on its stock. This would imply the analyst believes there is now a potential upside of 17.8% from the opening price of 641 GBX. Over the last 30 and 90 trading days the company share price has increased 95.5 points and decreased 3 points respectively. BTG plc LON:BTG has a 50 day moving average of 584.88 GBX and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at 669.43 GBX. The 1 year high share price is 835.87 GBX while the year low share price is currently 504 GBX. There are currently 382,957,017 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 585,096. Market capitalisation for LON:BTG is £2,454,754,479 GBP. BTG plc is a specialist healthcare company. The Company operates in three business segments: Interventional Medicine (IM) (oncology, vascular and pulmonology products), Specialty Pharmaceuticals (antidote products) and Licensing (royalties from licensed assets). The Company’s Interventional Medicine segment offers a portfolio of interventional medicine products that are designed to advance the treatment of liver tumors, advanced emphysema, severe blood clots and varicose veins.
13/10/2015
11:54
cyman: well the last sell recommendation to 565 (I think it was) proved to be a huge success and we were all laughing at it when we were basking in the sunshine of 800p. btg share price reactions of the past have often proven themselves to have been huge over-reactions - like when Louise settled her divorce, everyone was accusing her of all manner of sorcery - so hopefully this too was nothing more than an over reaction and we can start to settle back into the 600's whilst we await next years forecasts etc.
21/6/2015
12:08
spyder: Here are my thoughts on what is happening with the BTG share price, for what they are worth. I suggested in posts to this board several times in the last few months, and most recently at around the time of the results, that the BTG share price was approaching very dangerous chart territory. If it failed to rally, then there would be no support for the shares going forward. Unfortunately, I didn’t “put my money where my mouth was”, because subsequent events proved my comments to be correct and the shares have dropped approximately 20% in the last month or so. I’m afraid the news doesn’t get any better, as, again looking at the chart, this share only has one way to go, and it will continue falling. There could be support at £6.00, and again at £5.00, but I won’t be around to see £5.00 tested if that were to happen and I have an opportunity to exit. To those of you who think charts are nonsense and it is all about the fundamentals, I say that the charts have called it absolutely right so far, in spite of broadly unchanged fundamentals. Indeed, looking at BTGs own forecasts, and almost universally those of the analysts, the outlook remains a positive as ever, so why the freefall? And where are the value buyers? The next few weeks will be a classic test of predicting share price by chart vs fundamentals. If the chart wins, we are heading lower, perhaps significantly. If the fundamentals are to be believed, then value investors should pile in before long. My own strategy is to continue holding, because my investment timeframe is 5 to 10 years, so perhaps one day this will be seen as just another pothole on the road to the FTSE 100. HOWEVER, if the shares fall to £5.80 and linger for more than a day or so, I’m out. Unfortunately I have seen too many extremely successful shares tank for no reason given the fundamentals, only to see that the fundamentals turned out to be hot air. The market (and the chart) usually (but not always!) knows best.
30/3/2015
18:47
a1ord53: We Could Be Seeing A Buying Opportunity With Fast-Growers ARM Holdings plc And BTG plc By Motley Fool | Mon, 30th March 2015 - 09:16 Share this Markets go neither up nor down in straight lines. Every so often, rising share prices suffer a market 'correction' that could end up being nothing more than a brief interruption in upward progress. Not every reversal becomes a bear market If a firm's trading fundamentals don't change and the economic environment remains steady, there's every chance that lower share prices add up to nothing more than market jitters. Such share price reversals, as long as they prove to be temporary, could provide a better value buying opportunity as decent, well-performing companies sell for a lower price on the stock market. The 'trick' for us investors is to make sure a firm's underlying prospects haven't changed and that the valuation still makes sense. If those things seem in order, there's no reason to be shy about buying. Indeed, if we don't buy on market dips, when do we buy? Today, let's take a closer look at two companies with strong forecast earnings growth that have seen their share prices fall in the last few days, ARM Holdings (LSE:ARM) and BTG (LSE:BTG). Upbeat outlook On 11 February, chip designer ARM Holdings posted encouraging fourth-quarter results with strong revenue and growth in earnings. Back then, the chief executive said the firm saw strong licence revenue growth all through 2014, driven by market-leading semiconductor companies increasing their commitment to use ARM technology and a broadening range of new customers choosing ARM technology for the first time. The rate of growth for ARM's royalty revenue even increased during the fourth quarter. The top man reckons 2015 will be a year of exciting opportunities and challenges as ARM invests in new products and technologies, and continues to establish itself in competitive new markets. The firm continues to gain market share and, as chips based on ARMv8-A processors and Mali graphics IP start shipping in higher volumes, the outlook for royalty revenues in 2015 and beyond is encouraging, he says. Yet despite such a bright outlook, ARM Holdings' share price still sold off from recent highs around 1200p over the last few days to follow the stumbles of tech shares across the pond in the US. Can so much have changed for ARM's prospects since February, or is this little trip-up a good time for investors to top up? Exceeding expectations As I write, speciality pharmaceuticals company BTG (LSE:BTG) is also down, in excess of 15% from the 828p or so the share price achieved at the beginning of the year. The firm's overall performance during the year to date has been in line with the directors' expectations, they said, back in February with the interim results release. There's been an upgrade along the way with the company targeting full-year revenue in the range £345m-£360m, up from estimates of £330m to £345m. All seems well. BTG is a growing international specialist healthcare company that is developing and commercialising products targeting acute care, cancer and vascular diseases. The pharmaceutical sector has great longer-term fundamentals and clear growth drivers, and BTG occupies a sweet spot within the industry. The company enjoys diversified revenues from sales of self-marketed products and from royalties on partnered products. Forward earnings-growth projections remain robust. Perhaps it's the US economic growth figures spooking the market a little. A cooling in the fourth quarter saw general after-tax corporate profits record a drop as a strong dollar dented the earnings of multinational corporations. Who knows? There's always something to worry about as bull markets usually climb a wall of worry. Kevin Godbold owns shares in ARM Holdings and BTG. The Motley Fool UK has recommended ARM Holdings and BTG. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.
27/3/2015
16:43
a1ord53: It looks like high flight of BTG share price is over .No support chart wise and no news flow.I also not sure what news we will get ? Hopefully good :) Anybody knows how Varethena and Eco Sphere progressing , also nothing heard on beads business and when we will have BTG year results -in April,May or in March ? Thanks a lot in advance for sharing thoughts and info :)
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