Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
RWS Holdings LSE:RWS London Ordinary Share GB00BVFCZV34 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +7.00p +2.01% 356.00p 352.25p 359.75p 366.00p 352.25p 366.00p 26,809.00 12:03:54
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 122.0 25.1 9.0 39.6 768.04

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RWS Daily Update: RWS Holdings is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker RWS. The last closing price for RWS was 349p.
RWS Holdings has a 4 week average price of 343.50p and a 12 week average price of 303.05p.
The 1 year high share price is 370p while the 1 year low share price is currently 183.25p.
There are currently 215,741,435 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 289,899 shares. The market capitalisation of RWS Holdings is £768,039,508.60.
jombaston: By my reckoning RWS has been trading on 15x 2015 EBITDA. So if the enlarged group were to trade on the same multiple of EBITDA that would suggest a 10% enhancement to the share price. Given that this is clearly a compatible business you might want to add a few synergies on top. I haven't seen any broker research but I guess you could construct a credible case for testing the all-time highs at some point soon
robinnicolson: Very good results this morning and a nice rise in the share price. As usual the best companies have the quietest boards.
jeffian: Pleased to see that the options were granted at market price. That's exactly the way it should be. So many companies hand out 'incentive shares' at a nominal figure. This way the interests of management and shareholders are truly both aligned - i.e. management have to achieve growth in the share price to achieve their bonus.
grahamburn: Though the drop was rather dramatic today, it should be remembered there has been a 20%+ rise in the past 4 months or so. Not unusual in today's markets for a share price to fall on or soon after results as traders bank a reasonable profit, especially as RWS does not offer an outstanding yield, even after the more than impressive increase in the dividend. The latter has simply maintained the yield as the capital value has increased. It is much more of a steady growth stock with a good history. Quite content to hold for a reasonable yield plus a prospective medium term capital appreciation. If it was a larger company, it is the type of stock that Warren Buffett may well follow!
horndean eagle: I think holders here have been fortunate that a large bear squeeze has been driving the share price higher over the last few months. I think sentiment has changed and a few sellers are hitting the market ahead of results. It was a veiled profit warning in the last trading statement. Hardly a reason for the shares to spike up as they did.
grahamburn: Phillis, not sure of your reasoning about "capital gain when Mr Brode exits his stake". Can you expand, please? A market sale (even on a dripfeed basis) would hardly enhance the share price or are you expecting a takeover? If so, from whom and on what basis/valuation? Brode already has a tremendous gain at the current price, much of which would be tax free, I guess.
superstardj: Here's what WH Ireland had to say on the sunject in a note to clients today: RWS has got off to a strong start in the current financial year with Q1 profit significantly ahead of the comparable period last year and in excess of management expectations. This time in 2008, we drew attention to RWS as a likely resilient business in a recession. Whilst the share price might have wavered, the operational performance of the business – the true test – has not been found wanting. The London Agreement, now fully implemented, appears to be having less impact than once thought likely. Whilst there is some pricing pressure evident in certain sectors, e.g. automotive, the underlying Translations business is performing well. In Information Services, new calendar year renewals for PatBase subscriptions, seasonally high in January, have also gone exceptionally well. Currencies are having a major beneficial effect. The further strengthening of the euro and yen against sterling since the previous financial year-end is exerting an upward pull on margins. This reflects the preponderance of overseas revenues set against a mainly domestic cost base. With the exception of €7m of revenues fixed at 86.2p during November and the hedging of US income at $1.61, RWS is benefiting fully from the latest exchange rate movements in its favour. It is clear that earlier expectation of a relatively flat year for profits in FY09, before growth resumed in FY10, was overly cautious. On present trends, RWS is heading toward considerably exceeding present consensus forecasts. Accordingly, we are moving up our estimates for EPS by 5% for FY09 & FY10, and by 2.5% for FY11. This is despite much lower projected interest receivable as rates fall. RWS has £22m net cash and deploying this into more profitable, complementary acquisitions is a key management aim given the sharp fall in investment returns on cash. The prospective PER is 9.5 with a 4.7% dividend yield assuming a 10% increase year-on-year. Forecast free cash yield is 10.4%. Our estimate of fair value for equity – based on future projected cash flow discounted back at 10% – is now 440p per share. The shares fell heavily in October when it seemed likely that the consistent 20%-plus earnings growth seen each year since flotation in 2003 might falter. Today's upgrade of forecasts leaves them looking considerably undervalued when set against our fair value estimate. We therefore reiterate the 'Buy' recommendation.
up in smoke: staggering - that is the fall in the share price today on a positive statement or am I misreading this ?
jeffian: Thanks, mwd. I like the look of MUR too. In the meantime, fantastic trading statement from RWS today As I say, seems to be right off most people's radar screens but that doesn't bother me. I'm a buy-and-hold merchant. So long as the fundamentals keep going in the right direction, the share price will surely follow in due course. Regards, Ian
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