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Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets

Current Price 291.00p Bid 286.30p Ask 291.10p Change 0.14%
Last Updated: 16/09/2021 19:33. 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 31/01/2021

Revenue
£17,598.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£254.00m
Dividend yield (%)
4.00
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
0.83
P/E Ratio
30.10

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 Jeremy Townsend
Non-Executive Director
Mr Kevin Havelock
Non-Executive Director
Ms Lyssa McGowan
Non-Executive Director
Ms Susanne Given
Non-Executive Director
Mr Rooney Anand
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
MRWL
ISIN
GB0006043169
Shares in Issue
2,335.15m
Market cap
£6,795.30m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
25.00%
Hold
 
75.00%
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 the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
291.00p
Bid Price
286.30p
Ask Price
291.10p
Volume
284,283
Change Today
0.40p
% Change Today
0.14%
Open
290.00p
Previous Close
291.00p
Intraday High
292.00p
Intraday Low
290.00p
52 Week High
292.40p
52 Week Low
161.85p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Supermarket prices rise as cost pressures mount 14/09/2021 09:53:06 Morrisons sticks to guidance after H1 profit falls 09/09/2021 07:07:21 Bid for Morrisons set to be decided by auction 08/09/2021 07:44:03 Fortress 'considering options' on Morrisons after CD&R lifts bid 20/08/2021 07:30:33 Grocery sales falling more slowly in last four weeks 17/08/2021 09:43:53 Grocery sales falling more slowly in last four weeks 17/08/2021 09:43:53 CD&R given more time to make counter offer for Morrisons 09/08/2021 10:31:43 Fortress lifts bid for Morrisons to £6.7bn 06/08/2021 11:52:37 Fortress says CMA has not raised issues about Morrisons deal 30/07/2021 09:56:12 Singapore sovereign wealth fund joins Fortress-led bid for Morrisons 28/07/2021 14:34:03 Fortress looks to take WM Morrisons private with ?6.2bn takeover bid 22/07/2021 10:31:53 Apollo in talks to join Fortress bid for Morrisons 20/07/2021 07:07:01 Credit Suisse downgrades Morrisons, ups target price 06/07/2021 07:59:56 Morrisons confirms £6.3bn recommended offer from Fortress 05/07/2021 07:03:03 Sunday newspaper round-up: Return to normal, Morrisons, Binance 28/06/2021 00:58:01 Supermarket sales ease as shoppers get back to normal 22/06/2021 10:17:51 Morrisons rejects £5.5bn bid from US private equity firm 21/06/2021 07:01:52 Europe close: Stocks down amid inflation worries, Travel and Leisure hardest hit 11/05/2021 17:17:43 Morrisons reports sales slowdown but sees full-year profits growth 11/05/2021 07:03:05 UK grocery sales ease on anniversary of pandemic 30/03/2021 11:33:24 Lockdown continues to weigh heavily on shop prices - BRC 30/03/2021 08:04:29 Morrisons pays special dividend as annual profits halved 11/03/2021 07:09:08 UK grocery sales surge as lockdown shutters hospitality sector 02/03/2021 09:14:04 Morrisons extends wholesale supply deal with McColl's 01/03/2021 07:32:08 Online grocery sales surge as lockdown 3.0 bites 09/02/2021 10:08:18

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
17,598.00
17,536.00
Operating Profit/Loss
254.00
521.00
Net Interest
-89.00
-87.00
Pre-Tax Profit
165.00
435.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
96.00
348.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
96.00
348.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
96.00
348.00
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
Basic
3.99p
14.60p
Diluted
3.95p
14.44p
Adjusted
5.95p
13.18p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
8,355.00
8,089.00
Intangible Assets
328.00
381.00
Investment Properties
59.00
58.00
Investments
31.00
39.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
833.00
1,031.00
Current Assets
Inventories
814.00
660.00
Trade & Other Receivables
336.00
353.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
240.00
305.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
40.00
1.00
Other Assets
n/a
3.00
Total Assets
11,036.00
10,920.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
126.00
309.00
Other Current Liabilities
2,855.00
3,087.00
Total Current Liabilities
2,981.00
3,396.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
3,285.00
2,412.00
Provisions
516.00
548.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
38.00
23.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
3,839.00
2,983.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
6,820.00
6,379.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
4,216.00
4,541.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
241.00
240.00
Share Premium Account
201.00
192.00
Other Reserves
2,617.00
2,617.00
Retained Earnings
1,157.00
1,492.00
Shareholders Funds
4,216.00
4,541.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
4,216.00
4,541.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
20 May 2021
28 Jun 2021
5.11p
Special
17 Dec 2020
25 Jan 2021
4.00p
Special
17 Dec 2020
25 Jan 2021
4.00p
Interim
24 Sep 2020
30 Oct 2020
2.04p
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
31 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2020
Dividend growth
5.61%
2.58%
Dividend yield
4.00%
3.70%
Dividend cover
0.83
1.95


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