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Current Price 258.80p Bid 258.70p Ask 258.80p Change 2.41%
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Company Overview

Long established life insurance group and one of the pioneers of low cost tracker funds. The company has more than 5.4m customers and employs over 8,800 staff and owns operations in the US, France, the Netherlands and Germany as well as its main UK business.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£15,203.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£2,425.00m
Dividend yield (%)
5.80
Total dividend for year
17.5700p
Dividend cover
1.74
P/E Ratio
9.90

Key Personnel

Sir John Kingman
Chairman
Mr Michelle Scrimgeour
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Jeff Davies
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Kerrigan Procter
Executive Director
Dr Nigel Wilson
Group Chief Executive
Mr George Lewis
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Henrietta Baldock
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Philip A J Broadley
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Toby Strauss
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Lesley Knox
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Julia Wilson
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
LGEN
ISIN
GB0005603997
Shares in Issue
5,966.87m
Market cap
£15,442.36m
Sector

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
100.00%
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
258.80p
Bid Price
258.70p
Ask Price
258.80p
Volume
4,571,361
Change Today
6.10p
% Change Today
2.41%
Open
252.80p
Previous Close
252.70p
Intraday High
261.00p
Intraday Low
251.50p
52 Week High
318.40p
52 Week Low
138.60p
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
15,203.00
12,843.00
Operating Profit/Loss
2,425.00
2,367.00
Net Interest
-269.00
-238.00
Pre-Tax Profit
2,156.00
2,129.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
1,787.00
1,765.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
23.00
43.00
Profit/Loss for the Year
1,810.00
1,808.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
1,834.00
1,827.00
Minority Interests
-24.00
-19.00
Total Dividend Paid
17.5700p
16.4200p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
30.53p
30.07p
Diluted
30.36p
29.92p
Adjusted
30.92p
30.79p
Dividend per Share
17.5700p
16.4200p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
298.00
57.00
Intangible Assets
64.00
65.00
Investment Properties
7,695.00
6,965.00
Investments
498,700.00
430,757.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
n/a
n/a
Cash at Bank & In Hand
13,923.00
17,321.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
34,117.00
32,615.00
Total Assets
560,607.00
492,517.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
5,111.00
4,948.00
Provisions
1,591.00
1,469.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
6,702.00
6,417.00
Other Liabilities
467,166.00
412,741.00
Total Liabilities
551,185.00
483,865.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
9,422.00
8,652.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
149.00
149.00
Share Premium Account
1,000.00
992.00
Other Reserves
185.00
178.00
Retained Earnings
8,033.00
7,261.00
Shareholders Funds
9,367.00
8,580.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
55.00
72.00
Total Equity
9,422.00
8,652.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
13 Aug 2020
24 Sep 2020
4.93p
Final
23 Apr 2020
04 Jun 2020
12.64p
Interim
15 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
4.93p
Final
25 Apr 2019
06 Jun 2019
11.82p
Interim
16 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
4.60p
Final
26 Apr 2018
07 Jun 2018
11.05p
Interim
17 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
4.30p
Final
27 Apr 2017
08 Jun 2017
10.35p
Interim
18 Aug 2016
22 Sep 2016
4.00p
Final
28 Apr 2016
09 Jun 2016
9.95p
Interim
13 Aug 2015
17 Sep 2015
3.45p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
7.00%
6.97%
Dividend yield
5.80%
7.10%
Dividend cover
1.74
1.83
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