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Reckitt Benckiser Group

Current Price 6537.00p Bid 6537.00p Ask 6539.00p Change -0.68%
Last Updated: 19/06/2019 09:46. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc is the global leading consumer health and hygiene company. Driven by a purpose of providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB has operations in over 60 countries. From the foundations of wellness and infant nutrition, to the fundamentals of a hygienic home, its global brands help people live healthier, happier lives. RB has world leading Powerbrands which include household names such as Enfamil, Nutramigen, Nurofen, Strepsils, Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Clearasil, Lysol, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Cillit Bang, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, French's, Calgon, Woolite and Air Wick. RB's unique culture is at the heart of its success. Its drive to achieve, passion to outperform and commitment to quality and scientific excellence is manifested in the work of over 40,000 employees worldwide. RB is proud to lead the Save a Child a Minute campaign, which aims to eliminate child deaths from diarrhoea, one of the world's largest killers of children under five.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£12,597.00m
Operating Profit
£3,047.00m
Dividend Yield
2.59
Dividend Per Share
170.70
Dividend Cover
1.79
P/E Ratio
21.51

Key Personnel

Rakesh Kapoor
Chief Executive
Adrian Nevil Hennah
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Alan Sinclair
Non-Executive Chairman
Sara Mathew
Non-Executive Director
Warren Gordon Tucker
Non-Executive Director
Dr Pamela Josephine Kirby
Non-Executive Director
Dr Mehmood Khan
Non-Executive Director
Mary Elaine Harris
Non-Executive Director
Nicandro Durante
Non-Executive Director
Andrew Robert John Bonfield
Non-Executive Director
Elane Stock
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RB.
ISIN
GB00B24CGK77
Shares in Issue
708,814,398
Market cap
£46,661.25m

Analyst Views (12)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
25.00%
Sell
 
25.00%
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
6538.00p
Bid Price
6537.00p
Ask Price
6539.00p
Volume
123574
Change Today
-45.00p
% Change Today
-0.68%
Open
6583.00p
Previous Close
6583.00p
Intraday High
6583.00p
Intraday Low
6536.00p
52 Week High
7174.00p
52 Week Low
5559.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Reckitt Benckiser Group Intra-day Chart

Reckitt Benckiser Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Lower US inflation lifts rate cut hopes, FTSE regains some ground 12 Jun 2019 | 16:37 FTSE losses intensify ahead of US inflation figures 12 Jun 2019 | 13:04 UK stocks open 0.4% lower as Hong Kong protests intensify 12 Jun 2019 | 08:57 Reckitt Benckiser appoints Pepsi executive Laxman Narasimhan as its new CEO 12 Jun 2019 | 07:11 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 23 May 2019 | 17:50 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 13 May 2019 | 16:25 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 13 May 2019 | 16:25 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 13 May 2019 | 16:20 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 13 May 2019 | 16:20 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 07 May 2019 | 10:00 UK stocks fall ahead of BoE rate decision 02 May 2019 | 08:59 Reckitt Benckiser says slow start expected as Q1 sales edge 1% higher 02 May 2019 | 08:30 Reckitt Benckiser appoints former Dun & Bradstreet chief to board 01 May 2019 | 13:23 FTSE retreats as sterling rises ahead of EU summit 10 Apr 2019 | 16:47 Reckitt Benckiser responds to US indictment of Indivior 10 Apr 2019 | 13:12 FTSE continues to flatline ahead of key EU summit 10 Apr 2019 | 12:01 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 09 Apr 2019 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 05 Apr 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 01 Apr 2019 | 11:10 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 27 Mar 2019 | 15:35 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 26 Mar 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 26 Feb 2019 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 21 Feb 2019 | 10:30 Director Deals - Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.) 20 Feb 2019 | 15:35 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 20 Feb 2019 | 11:00 FTSE falls amid weak oil majors and strong sterling 18 Feb 2019 | 16:54 FTSE fails to follow Asia's lead 18 Feb 2019 | 11:56 UK stocks open 0.3% lower as pound perks up 18 Feb 2019 | 09:04 UK stocks open 0.3% lower as pound perks up 18 Feb 2019 | 09:04 Reckitt Benckiser adjusted earnings rise as sales meet top end of guidance 18 Feb 2019 | 07:12

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
1,858.0
1,754.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
30,278.0
29,487.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
562.0
348.0
Total Non-Current Assets
32,698.0
31,589.0
Inventory
1,276.0
1,201.0
Trade & Receivables
2,097.0
2,004.0
Cash & Receivables
1,483.0
2,125.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
96.0
94.0
Total Assets
37,650.0
37,013.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
7,614.0
6,576.0
Long Term Liabilities
15,247.0
16,864.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
22,861.0
23,440.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
14,789.0
13,573.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
74.0
74.0
Minority Interests
47.0
40.0
Retained Earnings
28,215.0
27,039.0
Share Premium Account
245.0
243.0
Other Equity
-13,792.0
-13,823.0
Total Equity
14,789.0
13,573.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
2,454.0
2,491.0
Cashflow Before Financing
2,032.0
-6,405.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-586.0
1,332.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
12,597.0
11,512.0
Cost of Sales
4,962.0
4,642.0
Gross Profit
7,635.0
6,870.0
Operating Profit
3,047.0
2,737.0
Pre-Tax Profit
2,722.0
2,499.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
2,181.0
6,189.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
18 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
H1 Dividend
16 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
12 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
H1 Dividend
17 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
13 Apr 2017
25 May 2017
H1 Dividend
18 Aug 2016
29 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
14 Apr 2016
26 May 2016
H1 Dividend
13 Aug 2015
25 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
16 Apr 2015
29 May 2015
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
25 Sep 2014
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