Frequent question: Is capita worth investing in?

Is capita shares worth buying?

Is Capita share a buy or sell? According to data from MarketBeat, as of 30 August 2021, the consensus recommendation for Capita is buy, although 3 out of the 6 analysts have rated the stock a hold. … They should not be considered recommendations to invest in Capita.

Why are capita shares dropping?

The company has high debt. As of 31 December 2020, the company had net debt of £1.1bn. In contrast, the company’s market capitalisation is only about £650m. The high debt is also one of the reasons for Capita’s share price to remain low.

Does capita pay a dividend?

The previous Capita Plc dividend was 11.1p and it went ex almost 4 years ago and it was paid almost 4 years ago. There is typically 1 dividend per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 0.0.

Dividend Summary.

Status Forecast
Type Final
Decl. date
Ex-div date 19 May 2022
Pay date 27 Jun 2022

Is Costain a good share to buy?

Costain Group has received a consensus rating of Buy. The company’s average rating score is 3.00, and is based on 3 buy ratings, no hold ratings, and no sell ratings.

Is capita an agency?

Whilst UK-focused, Capita also has operations across Europe, Africa and Asia.


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Type Public limited company
Industry Business process outsourcing Professional services
Founded 1984
Headquarters London, England
Key people Sir Ian Powell (Chairman) Jonathan Lewis (Chief Executive)

When did capita last pay dividends?

Capita (CPI) Dividend History

Type Dividend Amount Payment Date
Final 20.6 03/07/2017
Interim 11.1 30/11/2016
Final 21.2 31/05/2016
Interim 10.5 30/11/2015

Is Kier a buy?

There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should “buy” Kier Group stock.

What happened to Costain?

In April 2019, Costain was suspended from the UK Government’s Prompt Payment Code, for failing to pay suppliers on time. It was reinstated in July 2019.

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