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Current Price 803.38p Bid 810.00p Ask 810.50p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 23/09/2019 03:31. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Burford Capital Limited is the leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore and Sydney.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£424.98m
Operating Profit
£343.65m
Dividend Yield
1.64
Dividend Per Share
12.50
Dividend Cover
11.59
P/E Ratio
5.26

Key Personnel

Sir Peter Edward Middleton
Non-Executive Chairman
Hugh Steven Wilson
Non-Executive Dep Chairman
Charles Nigel Kennedy Parkinson
Non-Executive Director
David Charles Lowe
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
BUR
ISIN
GG00B4L84979
Shares in Issue
218,649,877
Market cap
£1,733.89m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
810.50p
Bid Price
810.00p
Ask Price
810.50p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
795.00p
Previous Close
810.50p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
2045.00p
52 Week Low
380.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Burford Capital Intra-day Chart

Burford Capital News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

FTSE plunges as US China tensions escalate 15 Aug 2019 | 16:42 Director Deals - Burford Capital Ltd (BUR) 14 Aug 2019 | 09:20 Burford Capital chief investment officer ups holding in company to 4.3% 13 Aug 2019 | 14:01 FTSE 100 reverses earlier gains to close down as US markets open lower on geo-political and trade concerns 12 Aug 2019 | 16:48 FTSE 100 reverses earlier gains as Hong Kong protests spark nervous investor response 12 Aug 2019 | 12:04 FTSE starts week in the black with 0.4% gain 12 Aug 2019 | 09:05 Burford Capital finds evidence of market manipulation following share price slump 12 Aug 2019 | 08:16 Director Deals - Burford Capital Ltd (BUR) 09 Aug 2019 | 10:10 Director Deals - Burford Capital Ltd (BUR) 09 Aug 2019 | 10:10 FTSE closes higher after bad start to US markets 07 Aug 2019 | 16:42 Burford Capital rebuts damaging claims made in Muddy Waters research note 07 Aug 2019 | 13:32 FTSE gains momentum as yuan stabilises 07 Aug 2019 | 11:58 Burford Capital says share price decline not linked to any operational, corporate reason 07 Aug 2019 | 09:36 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Burford Capital Ltd 26 Jul 2019 | 08:50 FTSE down as ECB warns on outlook 25 Jul 2019 | 16:43 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Burford Capital Ltd 12 Jul 2019 | 09:40 Burford Capital closes $297.25m alternative income fund 08 Apr 2019 | 13:29 Burford Capital profit rises 19% on higher investment income 13 Mar 2019 | 14:23 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Burford Capital Ltd 13 Mar 2019 | 08:20 Burford Capital secures funding for $1.6bn in new litigation investments 19 Dec 2018 | 09:31

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
1.9
2.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
152.2
0.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,675.1
1,272.6
Total Non-Current Assets
1,829.1
1,275.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
13.0
5.5
Cash & Receivables
265.6
135.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
211.4
83.5
Total Assets
2,319.0
1,499.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
172.9
66.6
Long Term Liabilities
783.0
634.2
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
955.8
700.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
1,363.2
798.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
596.5
351.3
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
716.2
423.2
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
50.5
24.1
Total Equity
1,363.2
798.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
-233.3
-102.3
Cashflow Before Financing
-233.4
-160.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
131.5
-24.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
425.0
342.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
343.7
273.4
Pre-Tax Profit
305.1
249.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
317.6
249.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
14 Nov 2019
05 Dec 2019
H2 Dividend
23 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
H1 Dividend
08 Nov 2018
05 Dec 2018
H2 Dividend
31 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
19 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
25 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
26 May 2016
17 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
01 Oct 2015
23 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
14 May 2015
05 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
13 Nov 2014
14 Dec 2014
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