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Brown (N.) Group

Current Price 22.00p Bid 10.00p Ask 104.00p Change -4.35%
Last Updated: 30/05/2020 17:03. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

The company is a major direct home shopping retailer, selling value products such as clothing, footwear, household and electrical goods. It also provides financial services including unsecured personal loans, warranties and insurance.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 02/03/2019

Revenue
£914.40m
Operating Profit/Loss
£-47.70m
Dividend yield (%)
7.00
Total dividend for year
7.1000p
Dividend cover
3.01
P/E Ratio
4.70

Key Personnel

Mr Steve Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Craig Lovelace
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Theresa Casey
Company Secretary
Mr Ivan G Fallon
Deputy Chairman
Lord David Alliance of Manchester
Non-Executive Director
Mr Margaret Jones (Lesley)
Non-Executive Director
Mr Matt Davies
Non-Executive Director
Mr Michael Ross
Non-Executive Director
Mr Richard Moross
Non-Executive Director
Mr Ronald McMillan
Non-Executive Director
Mr Simon Patterson
Non-Executive Director
Ms Gill Barr
Non-Executive Director
Ms Victoria Mitchell
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
BWNG
ISIN
GB00B1P6ZR11
Shares in Issue
282.06m
Market cap
£62.05m
Sector

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
25.00%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
75.00%
Sell
 
0%
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
22.00p
Bid Price
10.00p
Ask Price
104.00p
Volume
5,530,867
Change Today
-1.00p
% Change Today
-4.35%
Open
22.95p
Previous Close
22.00p
Intraday High
23.95p
Intraday Low
21.05p
52 Week High
162.80p
52 Week Low
10.04p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
914.40
922.20
Operating Profit/Loss
-47.70
33.60
Net Interest
-14.30
-8.90
Pre-Tax Profit
-57.50
16.20
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
-58.30
12.50
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
-58.30
12.50
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
-58.30
12.50
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
7.1000p
14.2300p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
Basic
-20.50p
4.41p
Diluted
-20.50p
4.40p
Adjusted
21.38p
23.06p
Dividend per Share
7.1000p
14.2300p

Assets

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
59.40
67.40
Intangible Assets
145.20
156.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
42.70
22.10
Current Assets
Inventories
99.80
110.60
Trade & Other Receivables
621.00
652.70
Cash at Bank & In Hand
43.70
58.20
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,011.80
1,067.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
11.40
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
174.30
184.80
Total Current Liabilities
185.70
184.80
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
500.20
405.00
Provisions
14.50
17.60
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
514.70
422.60
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
700.40
607.40

Net Assets

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
311.40
459.60

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
31.40
31.40
Share Premium Account
11.00
11.00
Other Reserves
2.50
1.90
Retained Earnings
266.50
415.30
Shareholders Funds
311.40
459.60
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
311.40
459.60

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
02 Jan 2020
05 Feb 2020
2.83p
Final
04 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
4.27p
Interim
13 Dec 2018
11 Jan 2019
2.83p
Final
05 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
8.56p
Interim
14 Dec 2017
12 Jan 2018
5.67p
Final
06 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
8.56p
Interim
15 Dec 2016
13 Jan 2017
5.67p
Final
30 Jun 2016
29 Jul 2016
8.56p
Interim
10 Dec 2015
08 Jan 2016
5.67p
Final
02 Jul 2015
31 Jul 2015
8.56p
Interim
11 Dec 2014
09 Jan 2015
5.67p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2018
Dividend growth
-50.11%
n/a%
Dividend yield
7.00%
7.60%
Dividend cover
3.01
1.62
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