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Current Price 566.40p Bid 565.80p Ask 566.40p Change -0.11%
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Company Overview

Our purpose is to lead the future of the UK's digital automotive marketplace. We aim to improve the process of buying and selling vehicles in the UK, by continually evolving the ecosystem to provide a better experience for consumers, retailers and manufacturers alike.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2019

Revenue
£355.10m
Operating Profit/Loss
£242.80m
Dividend yield (%)
1.30
Total dividend for year
6.7000p
Dividend cover
3.13
P/E Ratio
24.80

Key Personnel

Mr Edmund Williams
Chairman
Mr Nathan Coe
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Jamie Warner
Chief Financial Officer
Mrs Catherine Faiers
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Claire Baty
Company Secretary
Mrs Sigga Sigurdardottir
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Jill Easterbrook
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Jeni Mundy
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr David W Keens
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
AUTO
ISIN
GB00BVYVFW23
Shares in Issue
964.92m
Market cap
£5,465.29m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
100.00%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
566.40p
Bid Price
565.80p
Ask Price
566.40p
Volume
1,025,207
Change Today
-0.60p
% Change Today
-0.11%
Open
567.20p
Previous Close
567.00p
Intraday High
576.60p
Intraday Low
559.40p
52 Week High
607.60p
52 Week Low
364.70p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
355.10
330.10
Operating Profit/Loss
242.80
221.30
Net Interest
-10.20
-10.60
Pre-Tax Profit
242.20
210.70
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
197.70
171.10
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
197.70
171.10
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
197.70
171.10
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
6.7000p
5.9000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Basic
21.00p
17.74p
Diluted
20.94p
17.68p
Adjusted
21.00p
17.74p
Dividend per Share
6.7000p
5.9000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
16.70
19.70
Intangible Assets
317.50
329.80
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
49.00
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
6.20
5.30
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
56.10
54.90
Cash at Bank & In Hand
5.90
4.30
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
451.40
414.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
1.80
2.20
Other Current Liabilities
64.50
48.70
Total Current Liabilities
66.30
50.90
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
324.60
356.80
Provisions
1.50
0.70
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
326.10
357.50
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
392.40
408.40

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
59.00
5.60

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
9.30
9.50
Share Premium Account
n/a
n/a
Other Reserves
-1,046.10
-1,046.60
Retained Earnings
1,095.80
1,042.70
Shareholders Funds
59.00
5.60
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
59.00
5.60

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
02 Jan 2020
24 Jan 2020
2.40p
Final
29 Aug 2019
27 Sep 2019
4.60p
Interim
03 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
2.10p
Final
30 Aug 2018
28 Sep 2018
4.00p
Interim
04 Jan 2018
26 Jan 2018
1.90p
Final
31 Aug 2017
29 Sep 2017
3.50p
Interim
05 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
1.70p
Final
01 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
1.00p
Interim
07 Jan 2016
29 Jan 2016
0.50p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Dividend growth
13.56%
13.46%
Dividend yield
1.30%
1.70%
Dividend cover
3.13
3.01
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