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Current Price 280.20p Bid 280.20p Ask 281.10p Change 0.07%
Last Updated: 27/06/2022 02:07. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Leading provider of postal and delivery services in the UK, with significant operations in continental Europe. Royal Mail Group consists of two principal subsidiaries. Around two thirds of our business comes from our domestic operation, Royal Mail (UKPIL), and a third from our international operations, GLS.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/03/2020

Revenue
£10,840.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£55.00m
Dividend yield (%)
5.60
Total dividend for year
7.5000p
Dividend cover
2.61
P/E Ratio
6.80

Key Personnel

Mr Keith Williams
Chairman
Mr Mick Jeavons
Executive Director
Mr Jourik Hooghe
Non-Executive Director
Mr Martin Seidenberg
Non-Executive Director
Mr Michael Findlay
Non-Executive Director
Ms Lynne Peacock
Non-Executive Director
Ms Maria da Cunha
Non-Executive Director
Ms Rita Griffin
Non-Executive Director
Ms Shashi Verma
Non-Executive Director
Mr Simon Thompson
Senior Independent Director
Ms Sarah E M Hogg
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RMGL
ISIN
GB00BDVZYZ77
Shares in Issue
999.96m
Market cap
£2,801.89m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
66.67%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
33.33%
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
280.20p
Bid Price
280.20p
Ask Price
281.10p
Volume
1,092,471
Change Today
0.20p
% Change Today
0.07%
Open
279.60p
Previous Close
280.20p
Intraday High
281.60p
Intraday Low
275.40p
52 Week High
591.90p
52 Week Low
271.40p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Royal Mail shares fall as postal workers ballot for strike action over pay 22/06/2022 14:21:59 Ofcom launches investigation into Royal Mail over failure to meet delivery targets 31/05/2022 13:05:31 Berenberg lowers target price on Royal Mail 20/05/2022 08:47:42 Royal Mail sees £350m in costs cuts as it faces inflation headwinds 19/05/2022 07:26:05 Credit Suisse downgrades Royal Mail, highlights parcel volume risks 03/03/2022 13:36:25 Liberum downgrades Royal Mail to 'sell', shares slump 02/03/2022 07:47:33 Royal Mail lowers guidance as it cuts 700 manager jobs 25/01/2022 07:55:14 JPMorgan puts Royal Mail on 'Negative Catalyst Watch', shares slump 14/01/2022 14:41:29 Barclays hikes Royal Mail price target on growth expectations 06/01/2022 12:31:52 Royal Mail sells last 3 Nine Elm plots for £112m 13/12/2021 15:20:29 Berenberg upgrades Royal Mail to 'buy' 13/12/2021 09:38:35 Parcel customers to be treated 'more fairly' under Ofcom proposals 09/12/2021 11:26:34 Royal Mail to return £400m to shareholders as profit soars 18/11/2021 07:02:24 Thursday preview: Philly Fed, Royal Mail in the spotlight 17/11/2021 22:46:59 Royal Mail buys Canada's Rosneau Transport for £210m 08/10/2021 07:03:29 Royal Mail buys Canada's Rosneau Transport for £210m 08/10/2021 07:03:29 UBS downgrades Royal Mail to 'sell', shares tumble 29/09/2021 16:08:23 Royal Mail revenues rise 8.2% in five months to August 23/09/2021 07:01:21 Liberum stays at 'hold' on Royal Mail, points out multiple headwinds 26/07/2021 13:12:03 Royal Mail parcel volumes dip as Covid curbs ease 21/07/2021 07:17:37 Wednesday preview: Public sector borrowing, Royal Mail Group in focus 20/07/2021 09:41:54

Income Statement

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
10,840.00
10,581.00
Operating Profit/Loss
55.00
160.00
Net Interest
-50.00
-13.00
Pre-Tax Profit
180.00
241.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
161.00
175.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
161.00
175.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
161.00
175.00
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
7.5000p
25.0000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
Basic
16.10p
17.50p
Diluted
16.10p
17.50p
Adjusted
19.60p
30.50p
Dividend per Share
7.5000p
25.0000p

Assets

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
3,120.00
2,066.00
Intangible Assets
948.00
1,011.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
5.00
5.00
Other Financial Assets
201.00
211.00
Other Non-Current Assets
3,736.00
2,484.00
Current Assets
Inventories
19.00
27.00
Trade & Other Receivables
1,288.00
1,317.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
1,640.00
236.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
35.00
8.00
Other Assets
25.00
36.00
Total Assets
11,017.00
7,401.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
901.00
37.00
Other Current Liabilities
2,194.00
1,952.00
Total Current Liabilities
3,095.00
1,989.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
1,922.00
519.00
Provisions
166.00
159.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
213.00
115.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
2,301.00
793.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
5,396.00
2,782.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
5,621.00
4,619.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
10.00
10.00
Share Premium Account
n/a
n/a
Other Reserves
-14.00
33.00
Retained Earnings
5,625.00
4,576.00
Shareholders Funds
5,621.00
4,619.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
5,621.00
4,619.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
28 Jul 2022
06 Sep 2022
13.30p
Interim
02 Dec 2021
12 Jan 2022
6.70p
Interim
02 Dec 2021
12 Jan 2022
6.70p
Final
29 Jul 2021
06 Sep 2021
10.00p
Final
29 Jul 2021
06 Sep 2021
10.00p
Interim
05 Dec 2019
15 Jan 2020
7.50p
Interim
05 Dec 2019
15 Jan 2020
7.50p
Interim
05 Dec 2019
15 Jan 2020
7.50p
Final
25 Jul 2019
04 Sep 2019
17.00p
Interim
06 Dec 2018
16 Jan 2019
8.00p
Final
26 Jul 2018
31 Aug 2018
16.30p
Interim
07 Dec 2017
10 Jan 2018
7.70p
Final
29 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
15.60p
Interim
08 Dec 2016
11 Jan 2017
7.40p
Final
30 Jun 2016
29 Jul 2016
15.10p
Interim
03 Dec 2015
13 Jan 2016
7.00p
Final
02 Jul 2015
31 Jul 2015
14.30p
Interim
27 Nov 2014
14 Jan 2015
6.70p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
29 Mar 2020
31 Mar 2019
Dividend growth
-70.00%
4.17%
Dividend yield
5.60%
10.50%
Dividend cover
2.61
1.22


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