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Share Price:
Down 4,750.00p
Change Today:
-2.00p
Market Cap:
5,777m
Sector:
Household Goods & Home Construction

UBS downgrades Crest Nicholson, Persimmon

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Thursday 18 Mar 2021

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - UBS downgraded its stance on shares of Persimmon and Crest Nicholson on Thursday as it took a look at the UK housebuilding sector.
The bank cut Persimmon to 'neutral' from 'buy' and Crest Nicholson to 'sell' from 'neutral', reducing the target prices to 2,915p from 3,070p and to 315p from 320p, respectively.

For Persimmon, it said the risk/reward is now more balanced after the stock delivered a more than 20% total shareholder return since the start of 2020. "Shares trade at a considerable premium on P/TNAV of 2.75x (sector 1.6x) which reflects substantially higher returns," it said.

"While we like Persimmon's attractive margin and return profile, we think the shares no longer prices in a material erosion of this and therefore we think the stock fairly reflects these superior returns."

Meanwhile, UBS said Crest Nicholson looks expensive, in particular relative to other mid-caps, and "seems to more than price in a margin recovery towards the peer average despite execution risk".

UBS said it remains positive on the sector overall and continues to think there is upside, although it is more limited at around 15% on average after the recent rally. The bank's top picks are Berkeley Group, Redrow and Taylor Wimpey. UBS also has 'buy' ratings on Vistry Group, Barratt Developments and Bellway.

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BKG Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 4,750.00p
Change Today -2.00p
52 Week High 4,889.00p
52 Week Low 3,902.00p
Volume 311,189
Shares Issued 121.62m
Market Cap 5,777m

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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 7
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 15
neutral
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BKG Dividends

  Latest Previous
  2nd Interim Interim
Ex-Div 04-Mar-21 20-Aug-20
Paid 19-Mar-21 11-Sep-20
Amount 9.13p 107.00p

Trades for 07-May-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:45 4 @ 4,754.00p
16:45 4 @ 4,754.00p
16:35 133,492 @ 4,750.00p
16:29 1 @ 4,754.00p
16:29 2 @ 4,754.00p

BKG Key Personnel

CEO Robert C G Perrins
Finance Director Richard Stearn