Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Saga Plc LSE:SAGA London Ordinary Share GB00BLT1Y088 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +1.40p +1.13% 125.40p 125.40p 125.50p 126.30p 124.40p 124.40p 2,468,764 12:45:13
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Life Insurance 871.3 193.3 14.1 8.9 1,404.85

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18/12/2017
08:20
Saga Daily Update: Saga Plc is listed in the Life Insurance sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker SAGA. The last closing price for Saga was 124p.
Saga Plc has a 4 week average price of 121.50p and a 12 week average price of 121.50p.
The 1 year high share price is 216.10p while the 1 year low share price is currently 121.50p.
There are currently 1,120,295,419 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 9,045,273 shares. The market capitalisation of Saga Plc is £1,410,451,932.52.
14/12/2017
22:15
stephen2010: ALBA currently trading at 0.39p target price 6p making a nice 15 bagger. Please read the following: MARKET CAP PUZZLE ❖ Alba (market cap £8.4m) is in a resources neighbourhood populated with listed companies with much enhanced market capitalisations, such as UKOG.L (£134m) and JAY.L (£172m). With either shared project interests or adjacent tenements to these companies, Alba should trade at a much higher valuation than its current token value. Like Bluejay, Alba owns 100% of its ilmenite project. Direct comparisons with UKOG are also instructive. While both companies own other projects, UKOG’s 49.9% of Horse Hill Developments Limited (HHDL), when compared to Alba’s 18.1% means that Alba has approximately one third of the value of Horse Hill compared to UKOG but only about 7% of the market capitalisation. Once the market recognises these disparities, the room for growth in Alba’s share price is undeniable. VALUATION RATIONALE - Our valuation in this First Equity Limited initiation note uses a risked valuation approach for Alba’s two main projects, at Horse Hill and TBS. The Horse Hill licences are valued using independent published technical data from Schlumberger, Xodus and Nutech on the oil potential of the licences, along with our own assumptions on recovery rates, oil discovery value, resource and development risks factors. From this a risked value of $127m net to Alba on a ‘Base Case’ basis is derived for Horse Hill. Given the similar geology and economic potential of both TBS and Dundas, we have adopted a risked closeology valuation approach, by computing an NPV for Dundas of $223m and then applying a three-tiered risked probability calculation to arrive at a value of $54.7m for TBS. Once Alba announce its JORC resource and exploration target at TBS and Bluejay its Feasibility Study results, this number is likely to be revised upwards very rapidly, possibly up to $200m, representing up to 7p per share in additional shareholder value. We compute a valuation of $185m (£139m) for Alba, equating to 6.0p per share, of which 4.1p is attributed to the stake in Horse Hill, 1.8p for TBS. Given this analysis and wealth of valuation catalysts anticipated across the project portfolio in the coming months, we recommend the shares as a ‘BUY, with a Target Price of 6.0p, representing a potential 15 times plus uplift from the current share price.
14/12/2017
08:39
stewart64: If a 2 million pound Monarch loss and a statement that the insurance market is tricky can crash a former 2 billion market cap share then the CEO communication skills are s$$t.
12/12/2017
14:24
justiceforthemany: So here we have a company making almost half a billion pounds of profit annually but now having a market cap of just £1.4Bn (!). Trading on a P/E of just 9.2 and yielding 7.1%. Ridiculous. Come April/May when the final dividend of 6p+ is paid I reckon the share price will be back around 180p. If it isn't taken over of course before then.
10/12/2017
19:13
riverman77: A potential takeover is tantalising prospect, but I still see too many negatives to consider for the moment. Unfocused company, weak Ceo in my view, unfashionable brand and little prospect of profit growth in near-term. I suspect the strategy next year will be to cut prices in the hope that profits come through further down the line. Until there is evidence of this - at least another year or two - the share price is likely to languish. Might consider if it drops to 120.
07/12/2017
11:58
srpactive: j I do not follow ceo etc deals as they could be for any reason, probably trying to keep the share price up to keep his options in play, dyor.
07/12/2017
10:31
speedsgh: Saga profit warnings highlights struggles, says Hargreaves - HTTP://citywire.co.uk/money/the-expert-view-saga-legal-and-general-and-hammerson/a1075640#i=2 A profit warning from over-50s group Saga (SAGA) saw the share price drop and Hargreaves Lansdown warns that throwing money at the situation may not be the best solution. Saga announced it expected full year growth in underlying profit before tax to be just 1-2% compared to the 5.5% it achieved last year as it takes a hit on its insurance broking business and feels the impact of the collapse of Monarch Airlines on tour operating. The shares slumped 22.8% to 140p yesterday on the news. ‘The collapse of Monarch Airlines and industry-wide headwinds in home insurance are outside Saga’s control,’ said analyst Nicholas Hyett. ‘But lower reserve releases and a rapid decline in benefits from the introduction of the motor broker panel shouldn’t be coming as a surprise to management.’ He said the fact the company ‘feels the need to throw more cash at customer acquisition is also less than reassuring’. ‘Saga’s pitch was always that its huge mailing list means all the clients it could ever want are just a mail drop away, the extra spending suggests it might not be as clean cut as that,’ said Hyett.
06/12/2017
16:29
yump: Well from memory these sudden drops are called earthquakes and are different from the gradual demise of a share price, in that quite often the drop is recovered quite fast, because the business suffered a one-off shock. Depends on what caused it and here its a combination of things, over which management had little control. Which means they could improve and the Monarch is indeed a one-off. What's a fair rating though ? It is a profit warning though - they were going to grow a bit this year, now they're not. Hopefully not a profit warning as we know it though ie. just the one please.
19/9/2017
12:53
stewart64: Thanks stevetmade1....will probably lead to a move on the share price one way or the other as the dividend rate is anybody''s guess at the moment. Don't actually think the Market likes being kept in abeyance, most dividends are fixed a long time before this, not really good for the stability of the share price.
22/12/2016
15:04
its the oxman: Is that the move up to 192p your talking about or have I missed something. Where is our Santa share price rally?
07/11/2014
09:43
farmsted: Car insurance companys take a big hit this week, must reflect on saga share price
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