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Close Brothers Group

Current Price 1448.00p Bid 1447.00p Ask 1448.00p Change -0.10%
Last Updated: 16/07/2019 11:08. 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
4.42
Dividend Per Share
63.00
Dividend Cover
2.10
P/E Ratio
10.76

Key Personnel

Preben Prebensen
Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth Anne Lee
Executive Director
Michael Bartlett Morgan
Group Finance Director
Michael Nicholas Biggs
Non-Executive Chairman
Peter Bernard Duffy
Non-Executive Director
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
151,395,193
Market cap
£2,193.72m
Sector

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
100.00%
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
1447.50p
Bid Price
1447.00p
Ask Price
1448.00p
Volume
33088
Change Today
-1.50p
% Change Today
-0.10%
Open
1449.00p
Previous Close
1449.00p
Intraday High
1456.00p
Intraday Low
1440.00p
52 Week High
1682.00p
52 Week Low
1349.00p
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 - 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 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 18 Dec 2018 | 12:30 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 23 Nov 2018 | 15:45 Director Deals - Close Brothers Group PLC (CBG) 23 Nov 2018 | 15:45 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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