Essentra (ESNT)

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410.40p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.80p
  • 52 Week High: 442.00
  • 52 Week Low: 325.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 263.18m
  • Volume: 137,242
  • Market Cap: £1,080.08m
  • Beta: 1.09

Essentra buys pharmaceutical packaging assets

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Friday 16 Oct 2015

LONDON (ShareCast) - (ShareCast News) - Essentra has agreed to buy the pharmaceutical packaging assets of Kamsri Printing & Packaging for an undisclosed sum.
The plastics company said the deal, which is expected to complete by the end of the year, will be immediately earnings-enhancing and will be reported under the Health & Personal Care Packaging Strategic Business unit.

Kamsri, which is based in Bangalore, manufacture packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare end-markets in India.

Chief executive Colin Day said: "The acquisition of Kamsri is a compelling strategic fit for Essentra, and is consistent with the company's objective of supplementing balanced, profitable organic growth with value-adding transactions in its targeted end-markets.

"Indeed, with its highly complementary product range, Kamsri provides Essentra with an entry point into the attractive pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in India, thereby reinforcing our global packaging capabilities and enhancing the opportunities for our customers."

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Essentra Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 410.40p
Change Today -1.80p
% Change -0.44 %
52 Week High 442.00
52 Week Low 325.40
Volume 137,242
Shares Issued 263.18m
Market Cap £1,080.08m
Beta 1.09

Essentra Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
62.71% below the market average62.71% below the market average62.71% below the market average62.71% below the market average62.71% below the market average
50.41% below the sector average50.41% below the sector average50.41% below the sector average50.41% below the sector average50.41% below the sector average
Price Trend
21.69% above the market average21.69% above the market average21.69% above the market average21.69% above the market average21.69% above the market average
11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average11.11% above the sector average
Income
54.87% above the market average54.87% above the market average54.87% above the market average54.87% above the market average54.87% above the market average
51.16% above the sector average51.16% above the sector average51.16% above the sector average51.16% above the sector average51.16% above the sector average
Growth
67.95% below the market average67.95% below the market average67.95% below the market average67.95% below the market average67.95% below the market average
76.07% below the sector average76.07% below the sector average76.07% below the sector average76.07% below the sector average76.07% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 6
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Essentra Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 26-Sep-19 25-Apr-19
Paid 30-Oct-19 03-Jun-19
Amount 6.30p 14.40p

Trades for 18-Nov-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 42,560 @ 410.40p
16:29 25 @ 410.60p
16:29 29 @ 410.60p
16:29 369 @ 410.20p
16:29 241 @ 410.80p

Essentra Key Personnel

Chair Paul J Lester
CFO Lily Liu

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