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Current Price 534.00p Bid 522.00p Ask 534.00p Change -1.12%
Last Updated: 23/09/2019 09:52. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Cohort plc is the parent company for four innovative, agile and responsive businesses working primarily for defence, wider government and industry clients. Chess (www.chess-dynamics.com & www.vision4ce.com) - Chess Technologies provides specialist products and technologies in the areas of electro-optics, tracking and fire control to customers world-wide. It was acquired by Cohort in December 2018. EID (www.eid.pt) - a Portugal based supplier of advance electronics, communication, and command and control products and systems for the global defence market. Cohort acquired a majority stake in June 2016. MASS (www.mass.co.uk) - a specialist defence and technology business, focused mainly on electronic warfare, information systems and cyber security. Acquired by Cohort in August 2006. MCL (www.marlboroughcomms.com) - an expert in sourcing, design and integration of communications and surveillance technology, as well as support and training for UK end users including the MOD and other government agencies. MCL has been part of the Group since July 2014. SEA (www.sea.co.uk) - an advanced electronic systems and software house operating in the defence, transport and offshore energy markets. Acquired by Cohort in October 2007.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/04/2019

Turnover
£121.18m
Operating Profit
£5.94m
Dividend Yield
1.70
Dividend Per Share
9.10
Dividend Cover
1.47
P/E Ratio
39.94

Key Personnel

Andrew Stephen Thomis
Chief Executive Officer
Simon Robert Walther
Finance Director
Nicholas Martin Prest
Non-Executive Chairman
Sir Robert Walmsley
Non-Executive Director
Edward Anthony Noel Lowe
Non-Executive Director
Jeffrey Lawrence Perrin
Non-Executive Director
Albert Edward Stanley Carter
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CHRT
ISIN
GB00B0YD2B94
Shares in Issue
40,959,101
Market cap
£218.72m
Sector

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
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
528.00p
Bid Price
522.00p
Ask Price
534.00p
Volume
1365
Change Today
-6.00p
% Change Today
-1.12%
Open
534.00p
Previous Close
534.00p
Intraday High
534.00p
Intraday Low
528.00p
52 Week High
534.00p
52 Week Low
354.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Cohort Intra-day Chart

Cohort News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Cohort order book grows 10% in first four months of its financial year 17 Sep 2019 | 13:35 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 13 Sep 2019 | 12:55 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 13 Sep 2019 | 12:55 Cohort subsidiary EID wins €16.7m Portuguese Army contract 03 Sep 2019 | 09:46 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 12 Aug 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 12 Aug 2019 | 09:00 Cohort adjusted earnings improve as Chess acquisition fires 23 Jul 2019 | 10:08 Cohort unit wins contract with US Department of Defence 27 Mar 2019 | 14:14 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 13 Mar 2019 | 15:15 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 13 Mar 2019 | 15:10 Cohort wins £15.1m contract with UK defence ministry 12 Feb 2019 | 13:22 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 09 Jan 2019 | 11:35 Cohort subsidiary wins £3.2m contract 24 Dec 2018 | 07:09 Cohort swings to loss as order delays, delivery slippage weigh; acquires Chess Technologies 12 Dec 2018 | 09:00 Cohort's subsidiary Mass Consultants wins £20m contract 26 Nov 2018 | 07:57 FLASH: Cohort unit IED wins vehicle intercom contracts 13 Nov 2018 | 14:33 Cohort's subsidiary Mass wins £50m contract with Ministry of Defence 25 Oct 2018 | 09:47 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 15 Oct 2018 | 14:20 Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT) 15 Oct 2018 | 14:15 Cohort says subsidiary SEA secures contracts with Network Rail 08 Oct 2018 | 08:32 Cohort subsidiary EID wins €4.8m Portuguese Army contract 04 Oct 2018 | 10:26

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Tangible Assets
11.0
9.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
61.9
45.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
0.4
0.4
Total Non-Current Assets
73.3
55.3
Inventory
13.5
6.4
Trade & Receivables
43.0
33.3
Cash & Receivables
18.8
20.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.1
Total Assets
148.5
115.6

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Short Term Liabilities
36.2
38.1
Long Term Liabilities
35.3
1.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
71.5
39.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Net Assets
77.0
75.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Share Capital
4.1
4.1
Minority Interests
6.3
2.6
Retained Earnings
41.0
39.9
Share Premium Account
29.7
29.7
Other Equity
-4.1
-0.6
Total Equity
77.0
75.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
8.6
13.2
Cashflow Before Financing
-14.3
6.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-1.6
8.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2018
Turnover
121.2
111.8
Cost of Sales
78.1
72.4
Gross Profit
43.0
39.4
Operating Profit
5.9
10.0
Pre-Tax Profit
5.7
9.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
5.1
8.5

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
22 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
H1 Dividend
31 Jan 2019
27 Feb 2019
H2 Dividend
23 Aug 2018
19 Sep 2018
H1 Dividend
01 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
H2 Dividend
17 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
H1 Dividend
02 Feb 2017
01 Mar 2017
H2 Dividend
25 Aug 2016
21 Sep 2016
H1 Dividend
04 Feb 2016
02 Mar 2016
H2 Dividend
27 Aug 2015
30 Sep 2015
H1 Dividend
05 Feb 2015
04 Mar 2015
H2 Dividend
27 Aug 2014
24 Sep 2014
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