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Law Debenture Corp.

Current Price 526.00p Bid 523.00p Ask 554.00p Change 4.78%
Last Updated: 04/06/2020 04:59. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Law Debenture is an investment trust aiming to invest in different industries and parts of the world. It is invloved in corporate trusts, treasury management, pension trusts, corporate services structured finance administration and whistle blowing services

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£66.74m
Operating Profit/Loss
£38.99m
Dividend yield (%)
4.00
Total dividend for year
26.0000p
Dividend cover
1.18
P/E Ratio
21.20

Key Personnel

Mr Robert Hingley
Chairman
Mr Denis Jackson
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Katie Thorpe
Executive Director
Mr Claire Finn
Non-Executive Director
Mr Mark Bridgeman
Non-Executive Director
Mr Tim Bond
Non-Executive Director
The Hon Robert J Laing
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
LWDB
ISIN
GB0031429219
Shares in Issue
118.43m
Market cap
£622.96m

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
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
526.00p
Bid Price
523.00p
Ask Price
554.00p
Volume
160,867
Change Today
24.00p
% Change Today
4.78%
Open
510.00p
Previous Close
526.00p
Intraday High
538.00p
Intraday Low
506.00p
52 Week High
654.00p
52 Week Low
374.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
66.74
57.11
Operating Profit/Loss
38.99
31.05
Net Interest
-1.32
-4.62
Pre-Tax Profit
37.67
26.44
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
36.26
25.12
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
36.26
25.12
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
36.26
25.12
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
26.0000p
18.9000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
30.68p
21.26p
Diluted
30.67p
21.25p
Adjusted
30.68p
21.26p
Dividend per Share
26.0000p
18.9000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
1.12
0.10
Intangible Assets
2.03
2.14
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
822.32
662.59
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
2.70
2.51
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
7.21
6.93
Cash at Bank & In Hand
71.24
124.15
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
6.44
5.77
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
913.06
804.18

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
0.73
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
19.97
16.68
Total Current Liabilities
20.70
16.67
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
114.51
114.11
Provisions
0.12
0.24
Other Non-Current Liabilities
2.46
3.80
Total Non-Current Liabilities
117.09
118.14
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
137.79
134.82

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
775.27
669.36

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
5.92
5.92
Share Premium Account
9.15
8.90
Other Reserves
697.69
604.59
Retained Earnings
62.51
49.95
Shareholders Funds
775.27
669.36
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
775.27
669.36

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
12 Mar 2020
16 Apr 2020
19.40p
Interim
08 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
6.60p
Final
14 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
12.90p
Interim
09 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
6.00p
Final
15 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
11.80p
Interim
10 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
5.50p
Final
16 Mar 2017
20 Apr 2017
11.50p
Interim
11 Aug 2016
09 Sep 2016
5.20p
Interim
13 Aug 2015
11 Sep 2015
5.20p
Final
16 Mar 2005
19 Apr 2005
4.75p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
37.57%
9.25%
Dividend yield
4.00%
3.50%
Dividend cover
1.18
1.12
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