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Close Brothers Group

Current Price 1431.00p Bid 1426.00p Ask 1428.00p Change -1.11%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 01:23. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Close Brothers Group plc is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. It employs over 3,300 people, principally in the UK.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2018

Turnover
£805.80m
Operating Profit
£278.60m
Dividend Yield
4.37
Dividend Per Share
63.00
Dividend Cover
2.14
P/E Ratio
10.71

Key Personnel

Preben Prebensen
Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth Anne Lee
Executive Director
Jonathan Anton George Howell
Finance Director
Michael Nicholas Biggs
Non-Executive Chairman
Bridget Ann Macaskill
Non-Executive Director
Margaret Lesley Jones
Non-Executive Director
Geoffrey Michael Thomas Howe
Non-Executive Director
Oliver Roebling Panton Corbett
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CBG
ISIN
GB0007668071
Shares in Issue
151,123,719
Market cap
£2,179.20m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
25.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
75.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
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
1426.00p
Bid Price
1426.00p
Ask Price
1428.00p
Volume
461847
Change Today
-16.00p
% Change Today
-1.11%
Open
1441.00p
Previous Close
1426.00p
Intraday High
1459.00p
Intraday Low
1415.00p
52 Week High
1682.00p
52 Week Low
1315.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Close Brothers Group Intra-day Chart

Close Brothers Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Close Brothers' banking division strength continues amid ongoing loan growth 15 Nov 2018 | 09:21 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 04 Oct 2018 | 11:30 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 04 Oct 2018 | 11:25 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 27 Sep 2018 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 25 Sep 2018 | 11:00 Close Brothers reports modest rise in profits amid increased costs 25 Sep 2018 | 08:35 Close Brothers sells retail finance unit to Klarna Bank 14 Sep 2018 | 07:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 18 Jul 2018 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 18 Jul 2018 | 11:00 Close Brothers sees annual performance in line with expectations 18 Jul 2018 | 09:01 Close Brothers appoints Mike Morgan as finance director 27 Jun 2018 | 13:04 Close Brothers reports robust third quarter 22 May 2018 | 08:28 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 27 Apr 2018 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 26 Apr 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 19 Mar 2018 | 10:30 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 16 Mar 2018 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 15 Mar 2018 | 09:40 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 14 Mar 2018 | 15:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 13 Mar 2018 | 11:50 Close Bros dividend up following strong banking, asset management performance 13 Mar 2018 | 09:32 Close Brothers schedules trading update 20 Dec 2017 | 14:11 Close Brothers transfers shares from treasury 12 Dec 2017 | 13:05 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 04 Dec 2017 | 17:30 Close Brothers starts share buy back programme 30 Nov 2017 | 14:08 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 29 Nov 2017 | 08:20 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:00 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:00 Broker Forecast - Macquarie issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 10:10 Close Brothers hosts investor seminar 22 Nov 2017 | 09:58

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Tangible Assets
226.1
202.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
201.3
191.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
297.6
233.1
Total Non-Current Assets
725.0
627.5
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
7,297.5
6,884.1
Cash & Receivables
1,140.4
805.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1,088.1
968.5
Total Assets
10,251.0
9,285.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
8,902.3
8,049.2
Total Liabilities
8,902.3
8,049.2

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Net Assets
1,348.7
1,236.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Share Capital
38.0
38.0
Minority Interests
-0.8
-0.5
Retained Earnings
1,327.7
906.6
Share Premium Account
0.0
307.8
Other Equity
-16.2
-15.9
Total Equity
1,348.7
1,236.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
306.0
120.0
Cashflow Before Financing
261.3
74.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
392.1
-63.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Turnover
805.8
765.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
278.6
264.8
Pre-Tax Profit
271.2
258.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
202.3
191.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
11 Oct 2018
20 Nov 2018
H1 Dividend
22 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
12 Oct 2017
21 Nov 2017
H1 Dividend
23 Mar 2017
26 Apr 2017
H2 Dividend
13 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
H1 Dividend
17 Mar 2016
20 Apr 2016
H2 Dividend
15 Oct 2015
24 Nov 2015
H1 Dividend
19 Mar 2015
22 Apr 2015
H2 Dividend
16 Oct 2014
25 Nov 2014
H1 Dividend
19 Mar 2014
23 Apr 2014
H2 Dividend
16 Oct 2013
26 Nov 2013
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