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Current Price 1886.50p Bid 1886.50p Ask 1887.00p Change 1.49%
Last Updated: 22/08/2019 15:12. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Persimmon plc is one of the UK's leading housebuilders. It concentrates on family housing with c.90% of our sales being traditional house types, with just under 50% of our private home sales at prices below £200,000 creating a large potential customer base. it has c.16,340 acres of strategic landholdings at 30 June 2017 and its success at converting this asset to land with planning permission means that c.49% of our consented landbank has been converted from its strategic land portfolio.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£3,737.60m
Operating Profit
£1,082.70m
Dividend Yield
12.64
Dividend Per Share
235.00
Dividend Cover
1.21
P/E Ratio
6.56

Key Personnel

David Jenkinson
Chief Executive
Michael Peter Killoran
Group Finance Director
Roger William Devlin
Non-Executive Chairman
Marion Jane Sears
Non-Executive Director
Nigel Gordon Mills
Non-Executive Director
Peter Simon Litherland
Non-Executive Director
Rachel Elizabeth Kentleton
Non-Executive Director
Claire Thomas
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
PSN
ISIN
GB0006825383
Shares in Issue
318,530,532
Market cap
£5,921.48m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
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
1886.75p
Bid Price
1886.50p
Ask Price
1887.00p
Volume
824677
Change Today
27.75p
% Change Today
1.49%
Open
1853.50p
Previous Close
1859.00p
Intraday High
1886.50p
Intraday Low
1840.00p
52 Week High
2505.00p
52 Week Low
1802.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Persimmon Intra-day Chart

Persimmon News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

FTSE falls after Italian PM resigns 20 Aug 2019 | 16:38 FTSE stays higher with pound under pressure 20 Aug 2019 | 12:02 UK stocks open 0.5% higher; pound under pressure 20 Aug 2019 | 08:59 Persimmon profit edges lower after revenue hit by home improvement moves 20 Aug 2019 | 07:19 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 08 Jul 2019 | 10:00 Strong US jobs report hits rate cut hopes 05 Jul 2019 | 16:39 Stocks remain under pressure ahead of non-farm payrolls 05 Jul 2019 | 12:14 FTSE closes flat with US markets closed 04 Jul 2019 | 16:43 FTSE remains unchanged as investors wait 04 Jul 2019 | 11:58 UK stocks little changed in thin trading 04 Jul 2019 | 09:30 Persimmon posts drop in H1 revenue as it refocuses on customer service 04 Jul 2019 | 07:52 FTSE 100 losses mount on sterling strength, resource weakness 01 May 2019 | 16:36 FTSE surrenders gains ahead of Fed meeting 01 May 2019 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 01 May 2019 | 11:50 Persimmon home sales rate falls 5% after change in marketing process 01 May 2019 | 07:31 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 26 Mar 2019 | 11:10 FTSE outperforms thanks to weak sterling, global markets fall 20 Mar 2019 | 16:37 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 06 Mar 2019 | 11:10 Director Deals - Persimmon PLC (PSN) 04 Mar 2019 | 14:50 Director Deals - Persimmon PLC (PSN) 04 Mar 2019 | 14:50 Stronger sterling stalls FTSE amid Brexit developments 26 Feb 2019 | 17:00 FTSE losses accelerate on Brexit delay inspired sterling strength, trade doubts 26 Feb 2019 | 12:06 FTSE opens 0.8% lower as Brexit delay hopes strengthen pound 26 Feb 2019 | 09:02 Persimmon profit climbs 13%; appoints Dave Jenkinson as permanent CEO 26 Feb 2019 | 07:34 Global equities reap gains after Trump holds back on tariff hikes 25 Feb 2019 | 16:54 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 11 Feb 2019 | 13:10 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 11 Feb 2019 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Persimmon PLC 28 Jan 2019 | 12:50 FTSE rises on Chinese economic stimulus pledge 15 Jan 2019 | 16:49 Markets nervy ahead of Brexit vote 15 Jan 2019 | 12:03

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
58.0
52.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
193.4
202.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
184.6
287.0
Total Non-Current Assets
436.0
542.1
Inventory
3,059.5
2,825.9
Trade & Receivables
91.8
86.1
Cash & Receivables
1,048.1
1,302.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
16.3
0.0
Total Assets
4,651.7
4,756.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,123.9
1,198.6
Long Term Liabilities
333.3
356.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,457.2
1,555.2

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
3,194.5
3,201.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
31.7
30.9
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
2,634.0
2,643.9
Share Premium Account
15.5
13.5
Other Equity
513.3
513.3
Total Equity
3,194.5
3,201.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
654.3
824.0
Cashflow Before Financing
639.3
806.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-254.6
389.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
3,737.6
3,422.3
Cost of Sales
2,557.7
2,350.6
Gross Profit
1,179.9
1,071.7
Operating Profit
1,082.7
955.1
Pre-Tax Profit
1,090.8
966.1
Profit / Loss for the Year
886.4
786.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
13 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
H1 Dividend
07 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
H2 Dividend
14 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
H1 Dividend
08 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
H2 Dividend
15 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
H1 Dividend
09 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
Special Dividend
03 Mar 2016
01 Apr 2016
Special Dividend
19 Mar 2015
02 Apr 2015
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