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Homeserve

Current Price 940.00p Bid 925.50p Ask 944.50p Change -5.15%
Last Updated: 06/04/2020 06:41. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Homeserve was formerly known as South Staffordshire Group, but changed its name after demerging its water business in April 2004. The company is now a supplier of emergency plumbing and electricity services to customers of water and electricity companies.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2019

Revenue
£1,003.60m
Operating Profit/Loss
£152.30m
Dividend yield (%)
2.10
Total dividend for year
21.4000p
Dividend cover
1.75
P/E Ratio
27.30

Key Personnel

J M Barry Gibson
Chairman
David Bower
Chief Financial Officer

Stock Details

EPIC
HSV
ISIN
GB00BYYTFB60
Shares in Issue
334.63m
Market cap
£3,145.56m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
100.00%
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
940.00p
Bid Price
925.50p
Ask Price
944.50p
Volume
733,000
Change Today
-51.00p
% Change Today
-5.15%
Open
1,009.00p
Previous Close
940.00p
Intraday High
1,009.00p
Intraday Low
922.00p
52 Week High
1,340.00p
52 Week Low
768.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,003.60
899.70
Operating Profit/Loss
152.30
134.00
Net Interest
-13.30
-11.80
Pre-Tax Profit
139.50
123.30
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
108.30
95.90
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
108.30
95.90
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
108.50
96.30
Minority Interests
-0.20
-0.40
Total Dividend Paid
21.4000p
19.1000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Basic
32.70p
30.20p
Diluted
32.30p
29.70p
Adjusted
37.50p
33.60p
Dividend per Share
21.4000p
19.1000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
42.80
39.90
Intangible Assets
826.50
771.40
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
19.80
14.20
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
41.30
11.50
Current Assets
Inventories
7.00
4.30
Trade & Other Receivables
424.60
515.70
Cash at Bank & In Hand
72.60
57.80
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,434.60
1,414.80

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
40.20
38.50
Other Current Liabilities
394.00
518.90
Total Current Liabilities
434.20
557.40
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
337.10
257.10
Provisions
26.40
25.50
Other Non-Current Liabilities
23.30
23.40
Total Non-Current Liabilities
386.80
306.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
821.00
863.40

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
613.60
551.40

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
9.00
8.90
Share Premium Account
180.70
171.80
Other Reserves
130.70
122.20
Retained Earnings
293.00
248.10
Shareholders Funds
613.40
551.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
0.20
0.40
Total Equity
613.60
551.40

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
05 Dec 2019
07 Jan 2020
5.80p
Final
04 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
16.20p
Interim
06 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
5.20p
Final
05 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
14.40p
Interim
07 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
4.70p
Final
06 Jul 2017
03 Aug 2017
11.20p
Interim
08 Dec 2016
06 Jan 2017
4.10p
Final
07 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016
8.90p
Interim
10 Dec 2015
08 Jan 2016
3.80p
Final
02 Jul 2015
03 Aug 2015
7.87p
Interim
04 Dec 2014
02 Jan 2015
3.63p
2nd Interim
03 Mar 2010
01 Apr 2010
24.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2018
Dividend growth
12.04%
24.84%
Dividend yield
2.10%
2.60%
Dividend cover
1.75
1.76
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