Burford Capital Limited (BUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Burford Capital Limited (BUR): $7.84

0.03 (+0.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where BUR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.9% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BUR is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BUR's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 0.2% of US stocks).

BUR Stock Summary

  • Burford Capital Ltd's stock had its IPO on October 29, 2020, making it an older stock than merely 2.1% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Burford Capital Ltd is higher than it is for about 90.53% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Burford Capital Ltd comes in at -58.43%, a number that bests only 2.58% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BUR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SPH, GTY, GEO, CDR, and EHC.
  • To check out Burford Capital Ltd's SEC filings, go to the company's page on browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0001714174.

BUR Valuation Summary

  • BUR's price/earnings ratio is 14.8; this is 34.55% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 42 weeks, BUR's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.9.
  • Over the past 42 weeks, BUR's price/earnings ratio has gone up 5.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BUR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BUR 2021-04-07 6.2 1.3 12.8 10.3
BUR 2021-03-10 5.0 1.1 8.6 8.3
BUR 2021-02-18 5.5 1.2 9.4 9.0
BUR 2021-01-11 5.5 1.2 9.4 8.9
BUR 2020-12-03 5.7 1.2 9.8 9.3
BUR 2020-11-02 5.0 1.1 8.6 8.3

BUR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BUR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 46.75% of graded US stocks.
  • BUR's asset turnover comes in at 0.063 -- ranking 68th of 428 Banking stocks.
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The table below shows BUR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.063 1 0.000
2020-12-31 0.133 1 0.083

BUR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BUR, see our BUR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $14.09 Average Broker Recommendation 1.2 (Strong Buy)

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BUR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.84 52-week high $12.45
Prev. close $7.81 52-week low $7.24
Day low $7.69 Volume 153,500
Day high $7.94 Avg. volume 268,125
50-day MA $8.83 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $10.08 Market Cap 1.72B

Burford Capital Limited (BUR) Company Bio

Burford Capital Ltd. offers financing for corporate litigation, arbitration and other disputes.

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Latest BUR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Burford Capital Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BUR as an investment opportunity.

Is Burford Capital (BUR) A Smart Long-Term Buy?

Emeth Value Capital, an investment management firm, published its fourth-quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A portfolio quarterly return of +35.91% was recorded by the fund for the whole year of 2021, while its benchmark, the MCI ACWI Index, by comparison, returned +18.67% over the same period. Spare […]

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Burford Capital (LON:BUR) investors are sitting on a loss of 57% if they invested three years ago

The truth is that if you invest for long enough, you're going to end up with some losing stocks. Long term Burford...

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Burford Capital Limited Announces Update on 2021 Business Activity & Accounting

GUERNSEY, UK / ACCESSWIRE / February 14, 2022 / Burford Capital Limited, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today releases an update on its 2021 business activity. All figures in this disclosure are preliminary and unaudited.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Burford Capital's Affirmative Recovery Research

As revealed by extensive one-on-one interviews with over 50 general counsel, heads of litigation and other senior legal leaders at major corporations globally, most companies have affirmative recovery programs to recover money for the business by pursuing meritorious litigation and arbitration claims when their companies are harmed. Still, many see room for improvement, with those with more systematic affirmative recovery programs showing the benefits of doing so.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

What Kind Of Shareholders Hold The Majority In Burford Capital Limited's (LON:BUR) Shares?

Every investor in Burford Capital Limited ( LON:BUR ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. Insiders...

Yahoo | December 18, 2021

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BUR Price Returns

1-mo -12.40%
3-mo -15.97%
6-mo -25.33%
1-year -35.10%
3-year N/A
5-year N/A
YTD -25.76%
2021 9.20%
2020 N/A
2019 N/A
2018 N/A
2017 N/A

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