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Empiric Student Property

Current Price 64.50p Bid 60.20p Ask 65.00p Change 4.03%
Last Updated: 08/08/2020 07:02. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£70.91m
Operating Profit/Loss
£67.51m
Dividend yield (%)
5.10
Total dividend for year
5.0000p
Dividend cover
0.89
P/E Ratio
22.00

Key Personnel

Mrs Lynne Fennah
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Jim Prower
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Mark A Pain
Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Alice Avis
Non-Executive Director
Mr Stuart Beevor
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ESP
ISIN
GB00BLWDVR75
Shares in Issue
603.16m
Market cap
£389.04m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

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

Price Summary

Mid Price
64.50p
Bid Price
60.20p
Ask Price
65.00p
Volume
358,867
Change Today
2.50p
% Change Today
4.03%
Open
61.20p
Previous Close
64.50p
Intraday High
64.90p
Intraday Low
61.10p
52 Week High
103.80p
52 Week Low
53.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
70.91
64.16
Operating Profit/Loss
67.51
52.96
Net Interest
-12.74
-12.68
Pre-Tax Profit
54.77
40.28
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
54.77
40.28
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
54.77
40.28
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
54.77
40.28
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
5.0000p
5.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
9.08p
6.68p
Diluted
9.07p
6.67p
Adjusted
4.43p
3.20p
Dividend per Share
5.0000p
5.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
0.35
0.37
Intangible Assets
1.62
1.25
Investment Properties
1,029.08
971.04
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
10.54
13.75
Cash at Bank & In Hand
16.52
23.47
Current Asset Investments
n/a
10.00
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,058.11
1,019.88

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
42.67
55.26
Other Current Liabilities
43.58
55.74
Total Current Liabilities
86.25
111.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
307.10
268.99
Provisions
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
307.10
268.99
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
393.35
379.99

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
664.76
639.89

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
6.03
6.03
Share Premium Account
0.26
467.27
Other Reserves
482.58
45.38
Retained Earnings
175.89
121.22
Shareholders Funds
664.76
639.89
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
664.76
639.89

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
4th Interim
27 Feb 2020
20 Mar 2020
1.25p
3rd Interim
05 Dec 2019
20 Dec 2019
1.25p
2nd Interim
05 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
1.25p
1st Interim
06 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
1.25p
4th Interim
28 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
1.25p
1st Interim
22 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
1.25p
1st Interim
22 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
1.25p
2nd Interim
30 Aug 2018
14 Sep 2018
1.25p
4th Interim
08 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
1.25p
3rd Interim
30 Nov 2017
15 Dec 2017
1.25p
2nd Interim
20 Jul 2017
01 Aug 2017
1.525p
1st Interim
18 May 2017
31 May 2017
1.525p
2nd Interim
19 Jan 2017
03 Feb 2017
1.55p
1st Interim
27 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
1.50p
4th Interim
04 Aug 2016
17 Aug 2016
1.50p
3rd Interim
02 Jun 2016
23 Jun 2016
1.50p
2nd Interim
10 Mar 2016
23 Mar 2016
1.50p
1st Interim
15 Oct 2015
04 Nov 2015
1.50p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
n/a%
-9.91%
Dividend yield
5.10%
5.40%
Dividend cover
0.89
0.64
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