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Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets

Current Price 182.40p Bid 182.25p Ask 182.40p Change -1.78%
Last Updated: 07/04/2020 02:34. 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
2.16
P/E Ratio
12.50

Key Personnel

Trevor Strain
Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Higginson
Chairman
David T Potts
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Gleeso
Chief Financial Officer

Stock Details

EPIC
MRW
ISIN
GB0006043169
Shares in Issue
2,405.04m
Market cap
£4,386.78m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
50.00%
Hold
 
25.00%
Sell
 
25.00%
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
182.40p
Bid Price
182.25p
Ask Price
182.40p
Volume
8,060,599
Change Today
-3.30p
% Change Today
-1.78%
Open
186.65p
Previous Close
182.40p
Intraday High
189.22p
Intraday Low
181.25p
52 Week High
228.30p
52 Week Low
164.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets News

Supreme Court rules in favour of Morrisons over data breach 01 Apr 2020 | 13:28 Supermarket sales soar as consumers stockpile household essentials 31 Mar 2020 | 14:02 Friday broker round-up 20 Mar 2020 | 14:41 Sainbury's to ration key items, close food counters as panic buying soars 18 Mar 2020 | 10:33 Morrisons to expand online capacity, guarantee staff pay 18 Mar 2020 | 09:51 London close: Stocks end sharply lower again as oil futures crash 06 Mar 2020 | 18:44 Supermarket sales rise as shoppers snap up hygiene products 03 Mar 2020 | 10:10 UK supermarket sales growth subdued amid 'dry January', 'Veganuary' 04 Feb 2020 | 09:59 Morrisons set to axe 3,000 department manager jobs 23 Jan 2020 | 13:28 Thursday broker round-up 23 Jan 2020 | 13:15 UK supermarket sales growth slows to four-year low over Christmas - Kantar 07 Jan 2020 | 09:06 Morrisons Xmas sales fall in 'challenging' conditions 07 Jan 2020 | 07:33 Tuesday preview: US ISM and Morrisons trading update in focus 06 Jan 2020 | 17:53 Analysts bullish on FTSE 250 after Tory win 13 Dec 2019 | 09:21 Supermarket sales growth slows; Lidl hits record market share - Kantar 10 Dec 2019 | 10:00 Morrisons promotes Trevor Strain to COO role 04 Dec 2019 | 10:37 Morrisons sales drop as big four supermarkets lose market share 12 Nov 2019 | 10:23 Sainsbury's returns to sales growth - Kantar 15 Oct 2019 | 09:41 Monday broker round-up 23 Sep 2019 | 16:41 Sainsbury's outperforms peers in latest Kantar data 17 Sep 2019 | 09:31 Berenberg nudges price target on 'buy' rated Morrison's higher 13 Sep 2019 | 14:13 Friday broker round-up 13 Sep 2019 | 13:34 Morrisons Q2 sales fall as interims rise 5.3% 12 Sep 2019 | 07:56 Thursday preview: ECB, Morrisons in the spotlight 12 Sep 2019 | 12:13 Investec upgrades Morrisons to 'buy', says supermarket weakness unwarranted 28 Aug 2019 | 14:51

Income Statement

Year End Date
02 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
17,536.00
173,735.00
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
14.60p
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
8,089.00
8,023.00
Intangible Assets
381.00
404.00
Investment Properties
58.00
60.00
Investments
39.00
47.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
15.00
Other Non-Current Assets
1,031.00
738.00
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
1.00
19.00
Other Assets
3.00
39.00
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
2,580.00
2,627.00
Retained Earnings
1,529.00
1,283.00
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
Final
21 May 2020
29 Jun 2020
4.84p
Special
26 Sep 2019
01 Nov 2019
2.00p
Interim
26 Sep 2019
01 Nov 2019
1.93p
Special
23 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
4.00p
Final
23 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
4.75p
Special
27 Sep 2018
05 Nov 2018
2.00p
Interim
27 Sep 2018
05 Nov 2018
1.85p
Special
24 May 2018
28 Jun 2018
4.00p
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
2.16
1.50
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