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Close Brothers Group

Current Price 1576.29p Bid 1577.00p Ask 1578.00p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 19/08/2018 18:51. 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 3,200 people, principally in the UK.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2017

Turnover
£765.60m
Operating Profit
£264.80m
Dividend Yield
3.87
Dividend Per Share
60.00
Dividend Cover
2.10
P/E Ratio
12.29

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
151,446,448
Market cap
£2,388.31m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
66.67%
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
1577.00p
Bid Price
1577.00p
Ask Price
1578.00p
Volume
312918
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
1569.00p
Previous Close
1577.00p
Intraday High
1585.00p
Intraday Low
1568.00p
52 Week High
1627.00p
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

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 Close Brothers resolutions passed at AGM 17 Nov 2017 | 08:44 FTSE balanced out by strong utilities and weak miners 16 Nov 2017 | 11:51 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 16 Nov 2017 | 09:40 Close Brothers well positioned after good Q1 16 Nov 2017 | 07:20 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 02 Nov 2017 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 27 Oct 2017 | 10:20 Close Brothers schedules AGM 02 Oct 2017 | 14:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Close Brothers Group PLC 27 Sep 2017 | 08:10

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Tangible Assets
202.7
185.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
191.7
147.9
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
233.1
234.0
Total Non-Current Assets
627.5
567.4
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
6,884.1
6,431.6
Cash & Receivables
805.1
847.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
968.5
901.8
Total Assets
9,285.2
8,748.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Short Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
8,049.2
7,651.3
Total Liabilities
8,049.2
7,651.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Net Assets
1,236.0
1,096.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Share Capital
38.0
37.7
Minority Interests
-0.5
-0.2
Retained Earnings
906.6
797.5
Share Premium Account
307.8
284.0
Other Equity
-15.9
-22.1
Total Equity
1,236.0
1,096.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
120.0
-18.8
Cashflow Before Financing
74.5
-47.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-63.7
-180.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2016
Turnover
765.6
687.4
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
264.8
228.5
Pre-Tax Profit
258.6
228.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
191.2
186.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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