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Current Price 5888.00p Bid 5888.00p Ask 5890.00p Change 0.63%
Last Updated: 16/07/2019 11:45. 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
3.33
Dividend Per Share
189.30
Dividend Cover
2.64
P/E Ratio
11.35

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
230,710,795
Market cap
£13,501.20m

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
45.45%
Buy
 
9.09%
Hold
 
36.36%
Sell
 
9.09%
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
5889.00p
Bid Price
5888.00p
Ask Price
5890.00p
Volume
69960
Change Today
37.00p
% Change Today
0.63%
Open
5838.00p
Previous Close
5852.00p
Intraday High
5891.00p
Intraday Low
5838.00p
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

Ferguson continues share buyback programme 08 Jul 2019 | 07:23 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 14 Jun 2019 | 09:30 FTSE 100 loses momentum 13 Jun 2019 | 16:39 FTSE heads back towards 7,400 as oil surges on tanker explosion 13 Jun 2019 | 12:06 Ferguson rallies after Trian acquires 6% stake for £736m 13 Jun 2019 | 10:21 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 13 Jun 2019 | 10:20 FTSE opens higher, led by surge in Ferguson 13 Jun 2019 | 10:04 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 11 Jun 2019 | 09:20 Ferguson gets $500m share buy-back programme underway 11 Jun 2019 | 07:58 Shares push ahead around the world as Mexican tariff threat recedes 10 Jun 2019 | 16:44 Global markets rally on US-Mexico tariff truce 10 Jun 2019 | 11:57 UK stocks open 0.6% higher after Trump calls off Mexico tariffs 10 Jun 2019 | 08:43 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 10 Jun 2019 | 08:00 Ferguson to launch $500m share buyback programme as revenues grow 6% in Q3 10 Jun 2019 | 07:17 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 06 Jun 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 03 Jun 2019 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 03 Jun 2019 | 08:00 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

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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