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Current Price 784.43p Bid 784.20p Ask 785.00p Change -1.68%
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Company Overview

RPC Group plc is a leading plastic products design and engineering company for packaging and selected non-packaging markets, with 32 innovation centres and 194 operations in 34 countries, and employs around 25,000 people. The Group develops and manufactures a diverse range of products for a wide variety of customers, including many household names, and enjoys strong market positions in many of the end-markets it serves and the geographical areas in which it operates. It uses a wide range of polymer conversion technologies in both rigid and flexible plastics manufacture, and is now one of the largest plastic converters in Europe, combining the development of innovative packaging and technical solutions for its customers with good levels of service and support. The business is organised and managed according to product and market characteristics and is split into two segments, Packaging and Non-packaging. The Packaging business serves the Food, Non-food, Personal Care, Beverage and Healthcare markets. The Non-packaging businesses design and manufacture moulds, plastic products and technical components for specific market segments.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2017

Turnover
£2,747.20m
Operating Profit
£192.00m
Dividend Yield
3.17
Dividend Per Share
24.00
Dividend Cover
1.47
P/E Ratio
21.50

Key Personnel

Petrus Rudolf Maria Vervaat
Chief Executive
Simon John Kesterton
Group Finance Director
James Robert Provan Pike
Non-Executive Chairman
Dr Lynn Drummond
Non-Executive Director
Martin George Towers
Non-Executive Director
Dr Godwin Shek-Ho Wong
Non-Executive Director
Dr Rosalind Catherine Rivaz
Non-Executive Director
Kevin John Thompson
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RPC
ISIN
GB0007197378
Shares in Issue
406,788,645
Market cap
£3,244.55m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
83.33%
Buy
 
16.67%
Hold
 
0.00%
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
784.20p
Bid Price
784.20p
Ask Price
785.00p
Volume
1934054
Change Today
-13.40p
% Change Today
-1.68%
Open
796.40p
Previous Close
784.20p
Intraday High
806.00p
Intraday Low
784.20p
52 Week High
1032.00p
52 Week Low
714.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

RPC Group Intra-day Chart

RPC Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

FTSE 100 flat ahead of Easter break 29 Mar 2018 | 08:31 RPC revenue up significantly from last year 29 Mar 2018 | 07:13 RPC Group buys polythene film provider Nordfolien for €75m 13 Mar 2018 | 07:08 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 12 Mar 2018 | 16:20 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 12 Mar 2018 | 16:20 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 07 Feb 2018 | 15:50 RPC revenue grows by 31% 01 Feb 2018 | 07:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 19 Jan 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 16 Jan 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 30 Nov 2017 | 08:20 FTSE remains in the red as sterling strength persists 29 Nov 2017 | 16:59 Stronger pound on potential 'Brexit divorce bill' weighs on FTSE 29 Nov 2017 | 11:48 RPC Group profits jump 29 Nov 2017 | 07:33 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 31 Oct 2017 | 09:00 FTSE struggles as big cigarette stocks struggle 28 Sep 2017 | 16:58 FTSE rises on higher oil price 28 Sep 2017 | 11:56 RPC profit significantly higher than last year 28 Sep 2017 | 07:46 FLASH: RPC profit and margins ahead of expectations 28 Sep 2017 | 07:33 RPC appoints Kevin Thompson as non-executive director 07 Sep 2017 | 10:01 RPC buys back shares 24 Jul 2017 | 07:48 FLASH: RPC buys back shares 24 Jul 2017 | 07:21 FTSE up ahead of ECB meeting 19 Jul 2017 | 16:38 Consumer gains fail to fuel FTSE 100 19 Jul 2017 | 09:15 RPC revenues rises on organic growth 19 Jul 2017 | 08:04 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 03 Jul 2017 | 08:00 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 12 Jun 2017 | 10:45 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 12 Jun 2017 | 10:45 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 12 Jun 2017 | 10:45 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 08 Jun 2017 | 10:15 Director Deals - RPC Group PLC (RPC) 08 Jun 2017 | 10:15

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Tangible Assets
1,265.5
895.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,952.9
989.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
159.3
99.5
Total Non-Current Assets
3,377.7
1,984.4
Inventory
480.2
275.1
Trade & Receivables
625.9
399.5
Cash & Receivables
258.1
130.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
9.9
1.6
Total Assets
4,751.8
2,790.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Short Term Liabilities
1,084.6
740.2
Long Term Liabilities
1,844.5
1,156.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,929.1
1,896.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Net Assets
1,822.7
893.9

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Share Capital
20.8
15.2
Minority Interests
0.3
0.3
Retained Earnings
222.1
157.9
Share Premium Account
680.6
643.6
Other Equity
898.9
76.9
Total Equity
1,822.7
893.9

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
276.5
150.9
Cashflow Before Financing
-835.7
-473.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
85.5
35.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2016
Turnover
2,747.2
1,642.4
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
192.0
95.2
Pre-Tax Profit
154.7
75.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
132.0
54.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
28 Dec 2017
26 Jan 2018
H2 Dividend
10 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
H1 Dividend
29 Dec 2016
27 Jan 2017
H2 Dividend
11 Aug 2016
02 Sep 2016
H1 Dividend
24 Dec 2015
26 Jan 2016
H2 Dividend
06 Aug 2015
14 Sep 2015
H1 Dividend
04 Dec 2014
16 Jan 2015
H2 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
05 Sep 2014
H1 Dividend
25 Dec 2013
24 Jan 2014
H2 Dividend
07 Aug 2013
06 Sep 2013
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