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Greencore Group

Current Price 194.78p Bid 194.70p Ask 194.95p Change 0.32%
Last Updated: 18/02/2019 12:51. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Greencore plc is a leading international producer of convenience foods with extensive operations in the UK and the US. Headquartered in Dublin, it employs approximately 16,000 people in 31 manufacturing facilities across the UK and the US. On average, it manufactures around 1.5bn sandwiches and other food to go items, over 600m salad and lunch kits, and 140m ready meals every year. In the UK, it is a supplier of own-label convenience food products to all of the major UK supermarkets, and has world-class manufacturing sites with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. It has strong market positions across sandwiches and other food to go products as well as complementary positions in other convenience food categories, including chilled prepared meals, chilled soups and sauces, ambient sauces and pickles, cakes and desserts and Yorkshire Puddings. In the US, Greencore is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products for many of the largest food brands, convenience retail and food service leaders in the US. It produces a wide range of fresh, frozen and ambient products including sandwiches, meal kits and salad kits. It has a well invested network of high quality, scale facilities which supports the Group's ambitions to grow in value added, assembly-led, convenience food manufacturing.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 28/09/2018

Turnover
£1,498.50m
Operating Profit
£49.80m
Dividend Yield
286.82
Dividend Per Share
5.57
Dividend Cover
0.01
P/E Ratio
40.46

Key Personnel

Patrick Francis Coveney
Chief Executive Officer
Eoin Tonge
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Gareth Kennedy
Non-Executive Chairman
John Joseph Moloney
Non-Executive Director
Sylvia Bailey
Non-Executive Director
Heather Ann McSharry
Non-Executive Director
John Anthony Warren
Non-Executive Director
Thomas H Sampson
Non-Executive Director
Helen Claire Rose
Non-Executive Director
Kevin Francis O`Malley
Non-Executive Director
Partick Redmond O`Donoghue
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
GNC
ISIN
IE0003864109
Shares in Issue
445,955,983
Market cap
£866.05m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
60.00%
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
194.83p
Bid Price
194.70p
Ask Price
194.95p
Volume
591607
Change Today
0.63p
% Change Today
0.32%
Open
195.00p
Previous Close
194.20p
Intraday High
195.35p
Intraday Low
193.58p
52 Week High
225.10p
52 Week Low
120.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Greencore Group Intra-day Chart

Greencore Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Greencore's food-to-go business boosts performance in Q1 29 Jan 2019 | 08:27 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 25 Jan 2019 | 15:00 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 24 Jan 2019 | 11:00 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 16 Jan 2019 | 10:55 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 10 Dec 2018 | 11:10 Greencore profits rise 13% amid good growth in food to go business 04 Dec 2018 | 07:50 Global equities surge on oil recovery 26 Nov 2018 | 17:00 Greencore completes sale of US business to Hearthside Food Solutions 26 Nov 2018 | 07:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 19 Nov 2018 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 25 Oct 2018 | 13:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 19 Oct 2018 | 08:30 Miners and Shell boost FTSE 15 Oct 2018 | 17:07 Oil majors lift FTSE as oil prices rise 15 Oct 2018 | 11:59 UK stocks edge higher as Brexit talks stall 15 Oct 2018 | 08:59 Greencore to sell its US operation for £817m; pay special dividend 15 Oct 2018 | 07:47 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 09 Oct 2018 | 12:40 Greencore Group maintains outlook as revenue rises in Q3 31 Jul 2018 | 09:53 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 31 Jul 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 12 Jun 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 07 Jun 2018 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 04 Jun 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 01 Jun 2018 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 30 May 2018 | 10:40 Greencore swings to loss after US write-down, cake unit disposal 22 May 2018 | 08:28 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 09 Apr 2018 | 15:25 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 15 Mar 2018 | 09:50 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 14 Mar 2018 | 17:05 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 14 Mar 2018 | 17:05 Director Deals - Greencore Group PLC (GNC) 14 Mar 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Greencore Group PLC 14 Mar 2018 | 12:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
323.0
485.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
425.3
1,077.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
65.1
118.3
Total Non-Current Assets
813.4
1,681.6
Inventory
39.1
81.9
Trade & Receivables
181.0
254.8
Cash & Receivables
37.0
19.8
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
945.0
0.3
Total Assets
2,015.5
2,038.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
599.2
479.0
Long Term Liabilities
672.7
848.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,271.9
1,327.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Net Assets
743.6
710.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Share Capital
7.1
7.1
Minority Interests
6.4
5.2
Retained Earnings
0.0
0.0
Share Premium Account
650.8
647.8
Other Equity
79.3
50.7
Total Equity
743.6
710.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
129.8
118.2
Cashflow Before Financing
67.1
-607.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
17.2
-5.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2017
Turnover
1,498.5
2,319.7
Cost of Sales
1,023.0
1,694.3
Gross Profit
475.5
625.4
Operating Profit
49.8
42.7
Pre-Tax Profit
17.8
12.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
36.5
13.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
10 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
H1 Dividend
30 Aug 2018
04 Oct 2018
H2 Dividend
07 Dec 2017
05 Apr 2018
H1 Dividend
01 Jun 2017
03 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
01 Dec 2016
04 Apr 2017
H1 Dividend
02 Jun 2016
04 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
03 Dec 2015
04 Apr 2016
H1 Dividend
04 Jun 2015
02 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
04 Dec 2014
02 Apr 2015
H1 Dividend
04 Jun 2014
03 Oct 2014
H2 Dividend
04 Dec 2013
02 Apr 2014
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