|Bid||0.0000 x 0|
|Ask||0.0000 x 0|
|Day's range||1.8880 - 1.8880|
|52-week range||1.6800 - 2.0900|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.28|
|PE ratio (TTM)||6.27|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.03 (1.70%)|
|Ex-dividend date||12 May 2022|
|1y target est||N/A|
Support services group Serco is almost unrecognisable from the company first assessed by this column more than five years ago, at least if last month’s full-year results are any guide.
The invasion of Ukraine should remind investors of the ethical value of the defence industry, according to Serco chief executive Rupert Soames.
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