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Close Brothers Group

Current Price 1422.00p Bid 1422.00p Ask 1423.00p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 15/11/2019 04:51. 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 3,000 people, principally in the UK.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2019

Turnover
£816.40m
Operating Profit
£264.70m
Dividend Yield
4.70
Dividend Per Share
66.00
Dividend Cover
2.02
P/E Ratio
10.52

Key Personnel

Preben Prebensen
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Bartlett Morgan
Group Finance Director
Michael Nicholas Biggs
Non-Executive Chairman
Oliver Roebling Panton Corbett
Non-Executive Director
Bridget Ann Macaskill
Non-Executive Director
Margaret Lesley Jones
Non-Executive Director
Peter Bernard Duffy
Non-Executive Director
Geoffrey Michael Thomas Howe
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CBG
ISIN
GB0007668071
Shares in Issue
151,128,451
Market cap
£2,121.84m
Sector

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
14.29%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
85.71%
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
0.00p
Bid Price
1422.00p
Ask Price
1423.00p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
0.00p
Previous Close
1422.00p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
1614.00p
52 Week Low
1209.00p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 27 Sep 2019 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 26 Sep 2019 | 10:10 Close Brothers Group chief executive announces intention to step down from the board in 12 months 24 Sep 2019 | 10:15 Close Brothers sees net income decline slightly; banking profits move higher 24 Sep 2019 | 10:12 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 24 Sep 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 29 Aug 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 25 Jul 2019 | 10:10 Strong US open helps lift FTSE 19 Jul 2019 | 16:44 FTSE falters after bright start 19 Jul 2019 | 12:12 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 19 Jul 2019 | 09:00 UK stocks open 0.6% stronger on Fed rate cut hopes 19 Jul 2019 | 08:37 Close Brothers reports 'solid' performance despite mixed trading conditions 19 Jul 2019 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 10 Jun 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Investec issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 24 May 2019 | 13:40 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 22 May 2019 | 08:50 Close Brothers reports 'solid' quarterly results as banking division delivers in-line performance 22 May 2019 | 08:33 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 26 Apr 2019 | 10:00 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 25 Apr 2019 | 13:05 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 25 Apr 2019 | 13:05 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 23 Apr 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 15 Mar 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 15 Mar 2019 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 12 Mar 2019 | 10:30 Close Brothers profits slip as 'difficult market conditions' bite 12 Mar 2019 | 08:19 Wages and Brexit hopes lift sterling as FTSE falls 22 Jan 2019 | 12:03 UK stocks open 0.2% lower on global growth fears 22 Jan 2019 | 08:57 Close Brothers expects to report 'solid' performance in Q1 as banking division momentum continues 22 Jan 2019 | 08:41 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 22 Jan 2019 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 21 Jan 2019 | 13:50 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 08 Jan 2019 | 14:55

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Tangible Assets
248.2
226.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
219.4
201.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
272.2
297.6
Total Non-Current Assets
739.8
725.0
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
7,758.5
7,297.5
Cash & Receivables
1,106.4
1,140.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
956.6
1,088.1
Total Assets
10,561.3
10,251.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
9,154.9
8,902.3
Total Liabilities
9,154.9
8,902.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Net Assets
1,406.4
1,348.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Share Capital
38.0
38.0
Minority Interests
-1.0
-0.8
Retained Earnings
1,392.5
1,327.7
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
-23.1
-16.2
Total Equity
1,406.4
1,348.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
20.4
306.0
Cashflow Before Financing
57.3
261.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-63.4
392.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2018
Turnover
816.4
805.8
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
264.7
278.6
Pre-Tax Profit
264.7
271.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
201.6
202.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
10 Oct 2019
26 Nov 2019
H1 Dividend
21 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
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
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