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McCarthy Stone

Current Price 126.80p Bid 126.70p Ask 126.80p Change -3.50%
Last Updated: 24/05/2018 18:24. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

McCarthy & Stone PLC is the UK's leading retirement housebuilder with a c.70% share of the owner-occupied market1 The Group has sold over 54,000 properties across c.1,200 retirement developments since 1977 and is renowned for its focus on the needs of those in later life. It re-joined the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015 and re-entered the FTSE 250 following its quarterly review on 21 March 2016. There is a growing need for retirement housing. There are currently 11.8 million people aged 65 or over, rising to 17.3m by 2037, representing a 47% increase2. For those aged 85 or over, the increase will be larger, from 1.6m to 3.0m, representing an 88% increase. According to research by Demos, one in four over 60s are interested in retirement living, yet only c.157,000 units of specialist retirement housing for homeowners have been built.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/08/2017

Turnover
£660.90m
Operating Profit
£94.20m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
5.40
Dividend Cover
2.51
P/E Ratio
9.52

Key Personnel

Clive Fenton
Chief Executive Officer
Rowan Clare Baker
Chief Financial Officer
John Michael Tonkiss
Executive Director
Paul John Lester
Non-Executive Chairman
John Peter Carter
Non-Executive Director
Francis Eamon Nelson
Non-Executive Director
Michael Dennis Parsons
Non-Executive Director
Geeta Nanda
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
MCS
ISIN
GB00BYNVD082
Shares in Issue
537,329,434
Market cap
£706.05m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
25.00%
Sell
 
25.00%
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
126.80p
Bid Price
126.70p
Ask Price
126.80p
Volume
1707388
Change Today
-4.60p
% Change Today
-3.50%
Open
132.00p
Previous Close
126.80p
Intraday High
132.10p
Intraday Low
125.70p
52 Week High
187.60p
52 Week Low
124.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

McCarthy Stone Intra-day Chart

McCarthy Stone News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 11 Apr 2018 | 10:00 McCarthy & Stone profit halves amid 'subdued' trading conditions 11 Apr 2018 | 07:23 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 14 Mar 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 07 Mar 2018 | 15:30 McCarthy & Stone expects small rise in first-half revenue as legal completions fall 06 Mar 2018 | 07:53 Director Deals - McCarthy Stone Plc (MCS) 22 Feb 2018 | 15:45 Director Deals - McCarthy Stone Plc (MCS) 22 Feb 2018 | 15:40 Director Deals - McCarthy Stone Plc (MCS) 22 Feb 2018 | 15:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 05 Feb 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 24 Jan 2018 | 10:40 McCarthy & Stone profits to be H2 weighted 24 Jan 2018 | 07:30 McCarthy & Stone confirms new chairman appointment 03 Jan 2018 | 09:51 FTSE hits record in Santa rally as Shell makes deal 21 Dec 2017 | 16:51 FTSE rises as miners offset depressed housebuilders 21 Dec 2017 | 11:48 McCarthy & Stone disappointed by ground rents proposal 21 Dec 2017 | 09:31 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on McCarthy Stone Plc 30 Nov 2017 | 12:30 Director Deals - McCarthy Stone Plc (MCS) 15 Nov 2017 | 16:45 Mining sector sell-off hits FTSE 14 Nov 2017 | 16:38 McCarthy & Stone profits slip 14 Nov 2017 | 08:11 McCarthy & Stone schedules results announcement 25 Oct 2017 | 13:05 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Mccarthy Stone Plc 27 Sep 2017 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Mccarthy Stone Plc 22 Sep 2017 | 08:00 Finance companies and housebuilders among sectors drag down FTSE 06 Sep 2017 | 16:37 North Korean tensions continue to drag on FTSE 06 Sep 2017 | 11:56 FTSE falls as concerns over North Korea rise 06 Sep 2017 | 09:15 McCarthy & Stone sales rise 06 Sep 2017 | 07:25 Director Deals - Mccarthy Stone Plc (MCS) 14 Jul 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Mccarthy Stone Plc 13 Jul 2017 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Mccarthy Stone Plc 07 Jul 2017 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Mccarthy Stone Plc 05 Jul 2017 | 13:50

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Tangible Assets
2.4
2.9
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
69.3
71.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
32.7
33.3
Total Non-Current Assets
104.4
107.5
Inventory
760.4
685.8
Trade & Receivables
9.5
7.5
Cash & Receivables
40.7
119.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
915.0
919.8

Liabilities (£m)

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Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Short Term Liabilities
159.5
167.7
Long Term Liabilities
9.8
54.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
169.3
221.7

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Net Assets
745.7
698.1

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Share Capital
43.0
43.0
Minority Interests
1.0
0.8
Retained Earnings
600.1
553.5
Share Premium Account
101.6
100.8
Other Equity
0.0
0.0
Total Equity
745.7
698.1

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
-3.8
18.3
Cashflow Before Financing
-4.8
16.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-78.3
62.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Turnover
660.9
635.9
Cost of Sales
530.2
499.5
Gross Profit
130.7
136.4
Operating Profit
94.2
95.1
Pre-Tax Profit
92.1
92.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
74.4
73.5

Dividend History

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Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
03 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
H2 Dividend
04 Jan 2018
01 Feb 2018
H1 Dividend
27 Apr 2017
09 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
05 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017
H1 Dividend
28 Apr 2016
31 May 2016
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