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Essentra

Current Price 431.00p Bid 430.40p Ask 431.40p Change 0.82%
Last Updated: 12/12/2019 11:48. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Essentra plc (formerly Filtrona plc) plc is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global provider of essential components and solutions. Essentra focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, enabling components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies. The Components business is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items. Operating units in 28 countries serve a very broad industrial base of customers with a rapid supply of products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction. The Pipe Protection Technologies business specialises in the manufacture of high performance innovative products from commodity resins to engineering-grade thermoplastics and polymer alloys for use in a range of end-markets. Locations in four countries, combined with a wide distributor network, serve customers around the world.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£1,025.60m
Operating Profit
£47.20m
Dividend Yield
4.84
Dividend Per Share
20.70
Dividend Cover
0.45
P/E Ratio
45.96

Key Personnel

Paul Anthony Forman
Chief Executive
Lili Liu
Chief Financial Officer
Paul John Lester
Non-Executive Chairman
Ralf Klaus Wunderlich
Non-Executive Director
Margaret Lorraine Trainer
Non-Executive Director
Mary Reilly
Non-Executive Director
Thomas Benedict Patrick Breen
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ESNT
ISIN
GB00B0744359
Shares in Issue
263,178,033
Market cap
£1,124.82m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
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
430.90p
Bid Price
430.40p
Ask Price
431.40p
Volume
18579
Change Today
3.50p
% Change Today
0.82%
Open
422.65p
Previous Close
427.40p
Intraday High
431.60p
Intraday Low
422.65p
52 Week High
443.80p
52 Week Low
324.80p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Essentra Intra-day Chart

Essentra News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Essentra agrees to invest £7.8m for 49% stake in new China join venture 27 Nov 2019 | 09:15 UK stocks open slightly lower as EU ponders Brexit extension 25 Oct 2019 | 08:35 Essentra like-for-like revenue slips in Q3 amid tougher macroeconomic environment 25 Oct 2019 | 07:54 Essentra profits up 9.6% in H1 amid 'significant' progress in streamlining operations 02 Aug 2019 | 08:49 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Essentra 24 Jul 2019 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Essentra 12 Jul 2019 | 08:40 Essentra acquires Innovative Components 27 Jun 2019 | 07:24 Essentra agrees to sell speciality tapes business to OpenGate in deal worth US$77m 20 Jun 2019 | 08:25 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Essentra 12 Jun 2019 | 08:40 Essentra sells extrusion business to Inter Primo in deal worth €16.2m 11 Jun 2019 | 07:54 Director Deals - Essentra (ESNT) 06 Jun 2019 | 12:25 Essentra posts modest like-for-like revenue growth amid softer end-market backdrop for component segment 23 May 2019 | 09:09 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Essentra 10 May 2019 | 10:50 Director Deals - Essentra (ESNT) 07 May 2019 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Essentra 01 May 2019 | 09:30 Essentra takes full ownership of Filters division after acquiring stake from JV partner for £11.6m 19 Mar 2019 | 08:16 Essentra swings to profit, but revenues held back by weakness in filters and specialist components divisions 01 Mar 2019 | 09:16 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Essentra 27 Feb 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Essentra 24 Dec 2018 | 08:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
282.2
283.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
528.2
547.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
42.9
37.3
Total Non-Current Assets
853.3
868.1
Inventory
119.7
114.3
Trade & Receivables
188.8
201.0
Cash & Receivables
65.8
52.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
45.0
4.3
Total Assets
1,272.6
1,239.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
246.9
246.8
Long Term Liabilities
417.4
372.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
4.1
0.0
Total Liabilities
668.4
619.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
604.2
620.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
66.0
66.0
Minority Interests
11.6
8.1
Retained Earnings
338.3
362.7
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
188.3
183.6
Total Equity
604.2
620.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
99.1
77.4
Cashflow Before Financing
44.4
227.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
14.5
-7.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
1,025.6
1,027.3
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
47.2
5.5
Pre-Tax Profit
36.3
-4.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
28.1
115.8

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
26 Sep 2019
30 Oct 2019
H2 Dividend
25 Apr 2019
03 Jun 2019
H1 Dividend
27 Sep 2018
31 Oct 2018
H2 Dividend
15 Mar 2018
01 May 2018
H1 Dividend
28 Sep 2017
30 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
16 Mar 2017
02 May 2017
H1 Dividend
29 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
17 Mar 2016
03 May 2016
H1 Dividend
24 Sep 2015
30 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
26 Mar 2015
01 May 2015
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