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Current Price 5159.99p Bid 5160.00p Ask 5162.00p Change -0.77%
Last Updated: 26/05/2019 18:54. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Ferguson plc (formerly Wolseley Group plc) is the world's largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products to professional contractors principally operating in North America and the UK. Ongoing revenue for the year ended 31 July 2018 was $20.8 billion and ongoing trading profit was $1.5 billion.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2018

Turnover
£20,752.00m
Operating Profit
£1,360.00m
Dividend Yield
3.75
Dividend Per Share
189.30
Dividend Cover
2.64
P/E Ratio
10.08

Key Personnel

Kevin Murphy
ceo, Ferguson
John Walley Martin
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Andrew Powell
Group Finance Director
Gareth Davis
Non-Executive Chairman
Catherine Ann Halligan
Non-Executive Director
Jacqueline Theresa Simmonds
Non-Executive Director
Dr Nadia Shouraboura
Non-Executive Director
Darren Mark Shapland
Non-Executive Director
Alan James Murray
Non-Executive Director
Tessa Elizabeth Bamford
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
FERG
ISIN
JE00BJVNSS43
Shares in Issue
231,988,622
Market cap
£12,063.41m

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
55.56%
Buy
 
11.11%
Hold
 
22.22%
Sell
 
11.11%
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
5160.00p
Bid Price
5160.00p
Ask Price
5162.00p
Volume
976215
Change Today
-40.00p
% Change Today
-0.77%
Open
5200.00p
Previous Close
5160.00p
Intraday High
5208.00p
Intraday Low
5114.00p
52 Week High
6601.00p
52 Week Low
4594.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Ferguson Intra-day Chart

Ferguson News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 17 May 2019 | 11:30 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 29 Mar 2019 | 13:25 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 29 Mar 2019 | 13:20 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 28 Mar 2019 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 27 Mar 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 27 Mar 2019 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 27 Mar 2019 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 27 Mar 2019 | 08:20 FTSE holds on to gains despite sterling strength 26 Mar 2019 | 12:04 UK stocks edge higher as May loses control of Brexit agenda 26 Mar 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 26 Mar 2019 | 09:00 Ferguson expects profits toward lower end of expectations amid slowing growth 26 Mar 2019 | 07:38 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 28 Jan 2019 | 13:00 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 23 Jan 2019 | 13:35 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 23 Jan 2019 | 13:35 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 05 Dec 2018 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 05 Dec 2018 | 10:40 FTSE falls as trade war bounce fades 04 Dec 2018 | 16:49 Trade truce rally in UK stocks fades as sterling rises 04 Dec 2018 | 12:04 Ferguson profits rise led by 'good' growth in US 04 Dec 2018 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 11 Oct 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 04 Oct 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 04 Oct 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 03 Oct 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 03 Oct 2018 | 09:30 FTSE recovers ground in afternoon trading 02 Oct 2018 | 16:40 FTSE falls despite sterling's slide 02 Oct 2018 | 12:01 UK stocks open 0.3% lower amid Italy debt fears 02 Oct 2018 | 09:01 Ferguson hikes dividend as strong US performance offsets 'tough' UK 02 Oct 2018 | 07:28 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 03 Sep 2018 | 08:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Tangible Assets
1,086.0
808.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,716.0
1,070.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
743.0
500.0
Total Non-Current Assets
3,545.0
2,378.0
Inventory
2,516.0
1,816.0
Trade & Receivables
3,094.0
2,093.0
Cash & Receivables
833.0
1,911.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
161.0
1,305.0
Total Assets
10,149.0
9,503.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Short Term Liabilities
4,016.0
4,086.0
Long Term Liabilities
2,076.0
1,160.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
821.0
Total Liabilities
6,092.0
6,067.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Net Assets
4,057.0
3,436.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Share Capital
45.0
29.0
Minority Interests
-1.0
-2.0
Retained Earnings
3,946.0
0.0
Share Premium Account
67.0
42.0
Other Equity
0.0
3,367.0
Total Equity
4,057.0
3,436.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,036.0
752.0
Cashflow Before Financing
1,736.0
585.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-128.0
196.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Turnover
20,752.0
15,224.0
Cost of Sales
14,708.0
10,816.0
Gross Profit
6,044.0
4,408.0
Operating Profit
1,360.0
1,224.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,187.0
1,180.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,267.0
783.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
04 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
H2 Dividend
25 Oct 2018
05 Dec 2018
Special Dividend
07 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
05 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
H2 Dividend
26 Oct 2017
01 Dec 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
H2 Dividend
27 Oct 2016
01 Dec 2016
H1 Dividend
31 Mar 2016
29 Apr 2016
H2 Dividend
22 Oct 2015
03 Dec 2015
H1 Dividend
02 Apr 2015
30 Apr 2015
H2 Dividend
16 Oct 2014
27 Nov 2014
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