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Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets

Current Price 171.55p Bid 171.30p Ask 171.55p Change -0.78%
Last Updated: 19/10/2020 22:12. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Northern supermarket chain Wm Morrison was founded in Yorkshire at the end of the 19th century, and in 1967 became a listed company. After acquiring rival Safeway, Morrison became the fourth largest supermarket chain in the UK but struggled to integrate the stores.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 02/02/2020

Revenue
£17,536.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£521.00m
Dividend yield (%)
3.70
Total dividend for year
8.7700p
Dividend cover
2.42
P/E Ratio
11.10

Key Personnel

Mr Andrew Higginson
Chairman
Mr David T Potts
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Michael Gleeso
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Trevor Strain
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Jonathan Burke
Company Secretary
Mr Jeremy Townsend
Non-Executive Director
Mr Kevin Havelock
Non-Executive Director
Ms Lyssa McGowan
Non-Executive Director
Ms Paula Vennells
Non-Executive Director
Ms Susanne Given
Non-Executive Director
Mr Rooney Anand
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
MRW
ISIN
GB0006043169
Shares in Issue
2,409.44m
Market cap
£4,133.81m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
100.00%
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
171.55p
Bid Price
171.30p
Ask Price
171.55p
Volume
4,329,638
Change Today
-1.35p
% Change Today
-0.78%
Open
172.90p
Previous Close
171.55p
Intraday High
174.55p
Intraday Low
170.60p
52 Week High
204.70p
52 Week Low
164.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
17,536.00
17,735.00
Operating Profit/Loss
521.00
432.00
Net Interest
-87.00
-130.00
Pre-Tax Profit
435.00
303.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
348.00
233.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
348.00
233.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
348.00
233.00
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
8.7700p
12.6000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
Basic
14.60p
9.89p
Diluted
14.44p
9.67p
Adjusted
16.40p
9.89p
Dividend per Share
8.7700p
12.6000p

Assets

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
7,147.00
7,094.00
Intangible Assets
1,323.00
1,333.00
Investment Properties
58.00
60.00
Investments
39.00
47.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
1,031.00
753.00
Current Assets
Inventories
660.00
713.00
Trade & Other Receivables
353.00
344.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
305.00
264.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
4.00
58.00
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
10,920.00
10,666.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
309.00
247.00
Other Current Liabilities
3,087.00
3,102.00
Total Current Liabilities
3,396.00
3,349.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
2,412.00
2,438.00
Provisions
548.00
510.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
23.00
44.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
2,983.00
2,992.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
6,379.00
6,341.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
4,541.00
4,325.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
240.00
237.00
Share Premium Account
192.00
178.00
Other Reserves
2,617.00
2,617.00
Retained Earnings
1,492.00
1,293.00
Shareholders Funds
4,541.00
4,325.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
4,541.00
4,325.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
24 Sep 2020
30 Oct 2020
2.04p
Final
21 May 2020
29 Jun 2020
4.84p
Interim
26 Sep 2019
01 Nov 2019
1.93p
Interim
26 Sep 2019
01 Nov 2019
1.93p
Final
23 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
4.75p
Final
23 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
4.75p
Interim
27 Sep 2018
05 Nov 2018
1.85p
Interim
27 Sep 2018
05 Nov 2018
1.85p
Final
24 May 2018
28 Jun 2018
4.43p
Final
24 May 2018
28 Jun 2018
4.43p
Interim
28 Sep 2017
06 Nov 2017
1.66p
Final
25 May 2017
29 Jun 2017
3.85p
Interim
29 Sep 2016
07 Nov 2016
1.58p
Final
12 May 2016
15 Jun 2016
3.50p
Interim
01 Oct 2015
09 Nov 2015
1.50p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
Dividend growth
2.58%
8.37%
Dividend yield
3.70%
2.80%
Dividend cover
2.42
1.50
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