Essentra (ESNT)

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306.20p
   
  • Change Today:
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  • 52 Week High: 449.00
  • 52 Week Low: 206.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 263.22m
  • Volume: 253,317
  • Market Cap: £805.98m

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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 306.20p
Change Today 14.80p
% Change 5.08 %
52 Week High 449.00
52 Week Low 206.80
Volume 253,317
Shares Issued 263.22m
Market Cap £805.98m

Essentra Star Ratings

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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
2.92% below the market average2.92% below the market average2.92% below the market average2.92% below the market average2.92% below the market average
6.42% below the sector average6.42% below the sector average6.42% below the sector average6.42% below the sector average6.42% below the sector average
Price Trend
44.2% below the market average44.2% below the market average44.2% below the market average44.2% below the market average44.2% below the market average
42.11% below the sector average42.11% below the sector average42.11% below the sector average42.11% below the sector average42.11% below the sector average
Income
16.43% below the market average16.43% below the market average16.43% below the market average16.43% below the market average16.43% below the market average
27.5% below the sector average27.5% below the sector average27.5% below the sector average27.5% below the sector average27.5% below the sector average
Growth
38.65% below the market average38.65% below the market average38.65% below the market average38.65% below the market average38.65% below the market average
51.85% below the sector average51.85% below the sector average51.85% below the sector average51.85% below the sector average51.85% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
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Neutral 2
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 5
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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

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Essentra Key Personnel

CEO Paul Forman
CFO Lily Liu

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