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Current Price 5378.00p Bid 5375.00p Ask 5378.00p Change 0.35%
Last Updated: 20/02/2019 09:51. 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
3.47
Dividend Per Share
189.30
Dividend Cover
2.72
P/E Ratio
10.58

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
JE00BFYFZP55
Shares in Issue
231,967,958
Market cap
£12,651.53m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
80.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
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
5376.50p
Bid Price
5375.00p
Ask Price
5378.00p
Volume
53865
Change Today
18.50p
% Change Today
0.35%
Open
5370.00p
Previous Close
5358.00p
Intraday High
5402.00p
Intraday Low
5370.00p
52 Week High
6601.00p
52 Week Low
4688.50p
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 - 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 Global equities decline on US tariff threat 19 Jun 2018 | 16:50 FTSE falls as investors fear escalation in US-China trade war 19 Jun 2018 | 11:48 UK stocks slump 0.7% as trade war talk intensifies 19 Jun 2018 | 09:07 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 19 Jun 2018 | 08:40 Ferguson Q3 profit up sharply supported by strong US performance 19 Jun 2018 | 07:47 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 14 Jun 2018 | 08:20 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 01 Jun 2018 | 16:10 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 31 May 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ferguson Plc 20 Apr 2018 | 08:40 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 18 Apr 2018 | 16:25 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 29 Mar 2018 | 12:30 Director Deals - Ferguson Plc (FERG) 29 Mar 2018 | 12:30

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
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
H1 Dividend
02 Apr 2014
01 May 2014
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