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Grafton Group

Current Price 793.95p Bid 802.50p Ask 803.50p Change 1.58%
Last Updated: 22/02/2018 22:53. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers and has leading regional or national positions in the merchanting markets in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK. Grafton trades from circa 630 branches and has over 12,000 employees. Its portfolio of brands include Selco, Buildbase, Plumbase, MacBlair and CPI EuroMix in the UK; Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley and Woodie's in Ireland; Isero and Gunters en Meuser in the Netherlands and YouBuild and MPRO in Belgium.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2016

Turnover
£2,507.28m
Operating Profit
£120.32m
Dividend Yield
1.80
Dividend Per Share
13.75
Dividend Cover
2.78
P/E Ratio
20.00

Key Personnel

Gavin Slark
Chief Executive
David Llewelyn Arnold
Chief Financial Officer
Michael James Roney
Non-Executive Chairman
Vincent Conor Crowley
Non-Executive Director
Susan Elizabeth Murray
Non-Executive Director
Paul Nigel Hampden-Smith
Non-Executive Director
Frank Andre van Zanten
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
GFTU
ISIN
IE00B00MZ448
Shares in Issue
237,371,837
Market cap
£1,877.61m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
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
803.50p
Bid Price
802.50p
Ask Price
803.50p
Volume
310465
Change Today
12.50p
% Change Today
1.58%
Open
789.00p
Previous Close
803.50p
Intraday High
803.50p
Intraday Low
785.50p
52 Week High
851.00p
52 Week Low
607.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Grafton Group Intra-day Chart

Grafton Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 20 Feb 2018 | 08:40 Grafton acquires Leyland for £82.4m 19 Feb 2018 | 07:46 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 02 Feb 2018 | 08:20 Grafton earnings to be ahead of forecasts 11 Jan 2018 | 09:35 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 06 Dec 2017 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 27 Nov 2017 | 08:40 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 21 Nov 2017 | 17:20 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 03 Nov 2017 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 12 Sep 2017 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 31 Aug 2017 | 13:30 Grafton adjusted profits rise 31 Aug 2017 | 08:39 FLASH: Grafton adjusted profits rise 31 Aug 2017 | 07:10 FTSE falls on quiet day for corporate news 11 Jul 2017 | 16:45 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 11 Jul 2017 | 12:30 Difficult UK retail environment weighs on Marks & Spencer 11 Jul 2017 | 11:58 Grafton revenues rise 11 Jul 2017 | 07:28 FLASH: Grafton revenues rise 11 Jul 2017 | 07:07 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 26 Jun 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 19 Jun 2017 | 08:50 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 12 May 2017 | 13:25 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 12 May 2017 | 13:25 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 12 May 2017 | 08:30 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 11 May 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 11 May 2017 | 16:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 09 May 2017 | 11:20 Grafton revenues rise 09 May 2017 | 07:22 FLASH: Grafton has good start to the year 09 May 2017 | 07:04 Director Deals - Grafton Group PLC (GFTU) 13 Mar 2017 | 17:50 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 08 Mar 2017 | 13:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Grafton Group PLC 07 Mar 2017 | 14:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
461.7
430.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
610.8
554.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
38.4
36.6
Total Non-Current Assets
1,110.9
1,020.9
Inventory
292.7
276.2
Trade & Receivables
397.7
355.8
Cash & Receivables
205.9
211.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
8.4
10.8
Total Assets
2,015.5
1,875.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
558.3
494.5
Long Term Liabilities
392.0
391.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
950.3
886.2

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
1,065.2
989.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
8.5
8.4
Minority Interests
3.1
3.4
Retained Earnings
751.8
696.5
Share Premium Account
210.3
209.8
Other Equity
91.5
71.0
Total Equity
1,065.2
989.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
145.4
112.6
Cashflow Before Financing
85.2
-22.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-12.5
33.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
2,507.3
2,212.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
120.3
128.2
Pre-Tax Profit
114.3
120.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
93.1
96.5

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
07 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
16 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
H1 Dividend
08 Sep 2016
07 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
17 Mar 2016
15 Apr 2016
H1 Dividend
10 Sep 2015
09 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
19 Mar 2015
17 Apr 2015
H1 Dividend
03 Sep 2014
03 Oct 2014
H2 Dividend
12 Mar 2014
11 Apr 2014
H1 Dividend
04 Sep 2013
04 Oct 2013
H2 Dividend
13 Mar 2013
12 Apr 2013
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