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Current Price 72.60p Bid 72.60p Ask 72.66p Change -1.26%
Last Updated: 20/11/2019 10:07. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Centrica plc is an international energy and services company. Its two global customer-facing divisions, Centrica Consumer and Centrica Business, supply energy and energy-related services to around 27 million customer accounts in the UK, Ireland and North America, through strong brands such as British Gas, Direct Energy and Bord Gais Energy. They do this with the support of around 12,000 engineers and technicians. It is also developing new and innovative products, offers and services for customers through our five growth businesses: Energy Supply, Services, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power (DE&P), and Energy Marketing & Trading. Its Connected Home business has developed the Hive product range, including the smart thermostat, which allows customers to control their energy usage from their phone, while DE&P offers integrated energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers, providing customers with end-to-end services - from insight to optimisation and solutions.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£29,686.00m
Operating Profit
£987.00m
Dividend Yield
13.46
Dividend Per Share
12.00
Dividend Cover
0.33
P/E Ratio
22.29

Key Personnel

Iain Cameron Conn
Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Michael O`Shea
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Hookway
Executive Director
Sarwjit Sambhi
Executive Director
Charles Andrew Berry
Non-Executive Chairman
Joan Hogan Gillman
Non-Executive Director
Stephen Alan Michael Hester
Non-Executive Director
Manveen Kaur
Non-Executive Director
Kevin O`Byrne
Non-Executive Director
Carlos Pascual
Non-Executive Director
Stephen Charles Pusey
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Scott Wheway
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CNA
ISIN
GB00B033F229
Shares in Issue
5,818,961,370
Market cap
£4,280.43m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
11.11%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
77.78%
Sell
 
11.11%
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
72.63p
Bid Price
72.60p
Ask Price
72.66p
Volume
1814266
Change Today
-0.93p
% Change Today
-1.26%
Open
73.02p
Previous Close
73.56p
Intraday High
73.48p
Intraday Low
72.42p
52 Week High
154.65p
52 Week Low
64.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Centrica Intra-day Chart

Centrica News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 14 Nov 2019 | 11:20 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 04 Nov 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 04 Nov 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 04 Nov 2019 | 15:30 UK stocks reverse early weakness despite China's weakest growth in 30 years, cyber firm Avast tops FTSE All-Share risers 18 Oct 2019 | 12:41 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 19 Sep 2019 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 09 Sep 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 06 Sep 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 20 Aug 2019 | 11:15 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 20 Aug 2019 | 11:05 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 13 Aug 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 08 Aug 2019 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Bernstein issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 06 Aug 2019 | 08:50 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 02 Aug 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 02 Aug 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 02 Aug 2019 | 15:30 FTSE closes lower on weak US opening and Centrica dividend cut 30 Jul 2019 | 16:47 FTSE lifted by oil stocks and pound weakness 30 Jul 2019 | 11:54 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 30 Jul 2019 | 09:20 UK stocks continue gains as sterling drops 30 Jul 2019 | 09:05 Centrica slashes dividend after swinging to loss in H1; CEO to step down 30 Jul 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 21 Jun 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 07 Jun 2019 | 10:30 Director Deals - Centrica PLC (CNA) 29 May 2019 | 14:35 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 17 May 2019 | 10:40 Global equities slide on trade war escalation 13 May 2019 | 16:37 FTSE 100 spared heavier losses by weak sterling 13 May 2019 | 12:04 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as trade tensions escalate 13 May 2019 | 09:01 Centrica maintains outlook, but warns 'external factors' to weigh on performance 13 May 2019 | 08:01 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Centrica PLC 18 Apr 2019 | 10:10

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
4,124.0
4,132.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
4,458.0
4,326.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
3,309.0
3,048.0
Total Non-Current Assets
11,891.0
11,506.0
Inventory
459.0
409.0
Trade & Receivables
5,543.0
4,668.0
Cash & Receivables
1,268.0
2,864.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1,396.0
1,221.0
Total Assets
20,557.0
20,668.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
8,382.0
7,452.0
Long Term Liabilities
8,227.0
9,788.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
16,609.0
17,240.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
3,948.0
3,428.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
354.0
348.0
Minority Interests
803.0
729.0
Retained Earnings
725.0
1,180.0
Share Premium Account
2,240.0
2,121.0
Other Equity
-174.0
-950.0
Total Equity
3,948.0
3,428.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,934.0
1,840.0
Cashflow Before Financing
927.0
1,872.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-1,613.0
802.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
29,686.0
28,023.0
Cost of Sales
25,633.0
23,828.0
Gross Profit
4,053.0
4,195.0
Operating Profit
987.0
486.0
Pre-Tax Profit
575.0
142.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
242.0
303.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
10 Oct 2019
21 Nov 2019
H2 Dividend
09 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
H1 Dividend
11 Oct 2018
22 Nov 2018
H2 Dividend
10 May 2018
28 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
12 Oct 2017
30 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
11 May 2017
29 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
13 Oct 2016
24 Nov 2016
H2 Dividend
12 May 2016
23 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
01 Oct 2015
26 Nov 2015
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2015
25 Jun 2015
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