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Grafton Group Units

Current Price 625.00p Bid 622.00p Ask 636.50p Change -2.42%
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Company Overview

Grafton Group distributes building materials to trade customers engaged in residential repair, maintenance and improvement projects, and house building. It's main operating units are Merchanting, Retailing and Manufacturing. Merchanting distributes building and plumbing materials. Retailing operates do-it-yourself and home improvement business and manufacturing comprises a manufacturer of dry mortar and a plastics manufacturing business. Its brands are Selco, Buildbase, Plumbase, Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley, Macnaughton and Panelling Centre.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£2,672.28m
Operating Profit/Loss
£197.78m
Dividend yield (%)
0.70
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
9.66
P/E Ratio
13.80

Key Personnel

Mr Michael J Roney
Chairman
Mr Charles Rinn
Financial Controller and Company Secretary
Mr David Arnold
Group CFO
Mr Gavin Slark
Group Chief Executive
Mr Vincent C Crowley
Non-Executive Director
Ms Rosheen McGuckian
Non-Executive Director
Ms Susan Murray
Non-Executive Director
Mr Paul Hampden Smith
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
GFTU
ISIN
IE00B00MZ448
Shares in Issue
237.82m
Market cap
£1,486.36m
Sector

Analyst Views (8)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
12.50%
Hold
 
37.50%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
625.00p
Bid Price
622.00p
Ask Price
636.50p
Volume
740,360
Change Today
-15.50p
% Change Today
-2.42%
Open
633.00p
Previous Close
625.00p
Intraday High
654.00p
Intraday Low
617.00p
52 Week High
990.00p
52 Week Low
371.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

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Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
2,672.28
2,603.12
Operating Profit/Loss
197.78
180.53
Net Interest
-25.14
-6.13
Pre-Tax Profit
172.64
174.40
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
143.92
144.78
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
-24.69
5.62
Profit/Loss for the Year
119.23
150.40
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
119.23
150.40
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
18.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
60.50p
60.90p
Diluted
60.30p
60.80p
Adjusted
62.80p
63.70p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
18.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
1,023.17
521.63
Intangible Assets
761.11
726.01
Investment Properties
12.53
15.05
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
0.13
0.12
Other Non-Current Assets
10.77
10.86
Current Assets
Inventories
317.63
350.06
Trade & Other Receivables
388.32
451.24
Cash at Bank & In Hand
348.79
222.98
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
16.28
11.64
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
2,878.73
2,309.61

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
55.37
0.77
Other Current Liabilities
548.62
651.32
Total Current Liabilities
603.98
652.09
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
827.26
275.25
Provisions
62.89
64.10
Other Non-Current Liabilities
21.94
21.63
Total Non-Current Liabilities
912.09
360.98
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,516.08
1,013.07

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,362.65
1,296.54

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
8.52
8.51
Share Premium Account
213.72
213.43
Other Reserves
92.72
100.33
Retained Earnings
1,047.70
974.27
Shareholders Funds
1,362.65
1,296.54
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
1,362.65
1,296.54

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
26 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
6.50p
Final
07 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
12.00p
Interim
30 Aug 2018
28 Sep 2018
6.00p
Final
08 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
10.25p
Interim
07 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
5.25p
Final
16 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
9.00p
Interim
08 Sep 2016
07 Oct 2016
4.75p
2nd Interim
17 Mar 2016
15 Apr 2016
8.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
-63.89%
16.13%
Dividend yield
0.70%
2.80%
Dividend cover
9.66
3.54
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