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Persimmon

Current Price 2750.00p Bid 2751.00p Ask 2753.00p Change 3.54%
Last Updated: 01/12/2020 12:09. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Named after a Derby winning horse in the 19th century, Persimmon was established in 1972 and currently operates on around 400 developments around the country. The York-based group owns the premium brand Charles Church and in 2006 acquired Westbury to make it the UK's largest house builder.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£3,649.40m
Operating Profit/Loss
£1,029.40m
Dividend yield (%)
n/a
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
n/a
P/E Ratio
10.10

Key Personnel

Mr Roger Devlin
Chairman
Mr David Jenkinson
Chief Executive Officer
Mr M H Killoran
Group Finance Director
Mr Simon Litherland
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Joanna Place
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Annemarie Durbin
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Rachel Kentleton
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Nigel Mills
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
PSN
ISIN
GB0006825383
Shares in Issue
318.95m
Market cap
£8,771.04m

Analyst Views (3)

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
2,750.00p
Bid Price
2,751.00p
Ask Price
2,753.00p
Volume
224,068
Change Today
94.00p
% Change Today
3.54%
Open
2,707.00p
Previous Close
2,656.00p
Intraday High
2,758.00p
Intraday Low
2,679.00p
52 Week High
3,298.00p
52 Week Low
1,534.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
3,649.40
3,737.60
Operating Profit/Loss
1,029.40
1,082.70
Net Interest
11.40
8.10
Pre-Tax Profit
1,040.80
1,090.80
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
848.80
886.40
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
848.80
886.40
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
848.80
886.40
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
125.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
266.80p
283.30p
Diluted
266.30p
280.80p
Adjusted
266.80p
283.30p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
125.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
82.00
58.00
Intangible Assets
186.10
193.40
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
2.10
3.00
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
150.50
181.60
Current Assets
Inventories
3,156.80
3,059.50
Trade & Other Receivables
67.90
108.10
Cash at Bank & In Hand
843.90
1,048.10
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
4,489.30
4,651.70

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
996.20
1,123.90
Total Current Liabilities
996.20
1,123.90
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Provisions
25.20
27.70
Other Non-Current Liabilities
209.60
305.60
Total Non-Current Liabilities
234.80
333.30
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,231.00
1,457.20

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
3,258.30
3,194.50

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
31.90
31.70
Share Premium Account
19.20
15.50
Other Reserves
513.30
513.30
Retained Earnings
2,693.90
2,634.00
Shareholders Funds
3,258.30
3,194.50
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
3,258.30
3,194.50

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
2nd Interim
26 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
70.00p
Interim
27 Aug 2020
14 Sep 2020
40.00p
Special
13 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
110.00p
Special
07 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
125.00p
Special
14 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
110.00p
Special
08 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
125.00p
Special
15 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
110.00p
Special
09 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
25.00p
Special
03 Mar 2016
01 Apr 2016
110.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
n/a%
n/a%
Dividend yield
n/a%
n/a%
Dividend cover
n/a
n/a
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