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Close Brothers Group

Current Price 1588.00p Bid 1585.00p Ask 1593.00p Change 2.65%
Last Updated: 23/09/2021 17:37. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

A specialist financial services group which makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management solutions to a wide range of clients. Close Brothers was established in 1878 & today employs over 2,500 people, principally in the UK.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2020

Revenue
£866.10m
Operating Profit/Loss
£140.90m
Dividend yield (%)
3.60
Total dividend for year
40.0000p
Dividend cover
1.82
P/E Ratio
15.10

Key Personnel

Mr Adrian Sainsbury
CEO and Executive director
Mr Mike Morgan
Group Finance Director
Mr Lesley Jones
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Mark Pain
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Michael N Biggs
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Oliver Corbett
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Peter Duffy
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Sally Williams
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Bridget Macaskill
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Patricia Halliday
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Tesula Mohindra
Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CBGL
ISIN
GB0007668071
Shares in Issue
149.78m
Market cap
£2,378.51m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
100.00%
Hold
 
0%
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 the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1,588.00p
Bid Price
1,585.00p
Ask Price
1,593.00p
Volume
28,945
Change Today
41.00p
% Change Today
2.65%
Open
1,570.00p
Previous Close
1,588.00p
Intraday High
1,601.00p
Intraday Low
1,557.00p
52 Week High
1,685.00p
52 Week Low
944.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
866.10
816.40
Operating Profit/Loss
140.90
264.70
Net Interest
n/a
n/a
Pre-Tax Profit
140.90
264.70
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
109.50
200.30
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
1.10
Profit/Loss for the Year
109.50
201.40
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
109.50
201.60
Minority Interests
n/a
-0.20
Total Dividend Paid
40.0000p
66.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
Basic
72.80p
133.50p
Diluted
72.50p
132.50p
Adjusted
n/ap
n/ap
Dividend per Share
40.0000p
66.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
297.20
248.20
Intangible Assets
240.10
219.40
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
39.90
30.10
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
209.50
190.40
Cash at Bank & In Hand
n/a
n/a
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
9,500.80
9,179.30
Other Assets
784.00
693.90
Total Assets
11,071.50
10,561.30

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
738.80
755.20
Provisions
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities
942.30
843.20
Total Non-Current Liabilities
1,681.10
1,598.40
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
9,621.90
9,154.90

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,449.60
1,406.40

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
38.00
38.00
Share Premium Account
n/a
n/a
Other Reserves
-22.40
-23.10
Retained Earnings
1,435.00
1,392.50
Shareholders Funds
1,450.60
1,407.40
Minority Interests/Other Equity
-1.00
-1.00
Total Equity
1,449.60
1,406.40

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
25 Mar 2021
28 Apr 2021
18.00p
Final
15 Oct 2020
24 Nov 2020
40.00p
Final
10 Oct 2019
26 Nov 2019
44.00p
Interim
21 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
22.00p
Final
11 Oct 2018
20 Nov 2018
42.00p
Interim
22 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
21.00p
Final
12 Oct 2017
21 Nov 2017
40.00p
Interim
23 Mar 2017
26 Apr 2017
20.00p
Final
13 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
38.00p
Interim
17 Mar 2016
20 Apr 2016
19.00p
Final
15 Oct 2015
24 Nov 2015
35.50p
Interim
19 Mar 2015
22 Apr 2015
18.00p
Special
03 Oct 2007
06 Nov 2007
25.00p
Special
03 Oct 2007
06 Nov 2007
25.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Jul 2020
31 Jul 2019
Dividend growth
-39.39%
4.76%
Dividend yield
3.60%
5.00%
Dividend cover
1.82
2.02


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