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Current Price 795.60p Bid 795.00p Ask 795.60p Change 0.18%
Last Updated: 19/02/2019 18:38. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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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 over 32 innovation centres and 189 operations in 33 countries, and employs more than 24,000 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.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2018

Turnover
£3,747.70m
Operating Profit
£355.70m
Dividend Yield
3.56
Dividend Per Share
28.00
Dividend Cover
2.18
P/E Ratio
12.91

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
RPC
ISIN
GB0007197378
Shares in Issue
406,465,166
Market cap
£3,231.40m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
66.67%
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
795.60p
Bid Price
795.00p
Ask Price
795.60p
Volume
4945277
Change Today
1.40p
% Change Today
0.18%
Open
795.00p
Previous Close
795.60p
Intraday High
796.20p
Intraday Low
793.60p
52 Week High
857.80p
52 Week Low
625.20p
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 AJ Bell

RPC continuing talks with potential rival takeover suitor Berry Global 19 Feb 2019 | 07:29 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 11 Feb 2019 | 10:10 Takeover target RPC posts flat third-quarter earnings 01 Feb 2019 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Panmure Gordon issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 24 Jan 2019 | 14:40 Stronger sterling keeps FTSE 100 in the red 23 Jan 2019 | 17:01 Chinese growth worries and potential no-deal Brexit weigh on FTSE 23 Jan 2019 | 12:02 RPC accepts £3.32bn takeover bid from Apollo Management 23 Jan 2019 | 07:24 FTSE defies Wall Street gains amid potential slowdown in US interest rate hikes 21 Dec 2018 | 16:44 FTSE falls amid trade war and Brexit concerns 21 Dec 2018 | 11:58 UK stocks inch lower as global trade tensions simmer 21 Dec 2018 | 08:51 RPC again extends deadline for Apollo to make firm takeover bid 21 Dec 2018 | 07:06 FTSE's trade-related boost loses some momentum 03 Dec 2018 | 16:38 Risk on sentiment helps lift FTSE and oil 03 Dec 2018 | 12:05 UK stocks open 2.2% higher as US, China declare trade war truce 03 Dec 2018 | 09:05 Pursuit of RPC becomes a one-horse race after Bain ends takeover discussions 03 Dec 2018 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 29 Nov 2018 | 12:00 FTSE falls as downbeat Brexit forecasts fail to drag sterling lower 28 Nov 2018 | 16:57 FTSE struggles for momentum with bank stress tests and US-China trade talks in focus 28 Nov 2018 | 12:00 UK stocks open 0.1% higher; led by miners 28 Nov 2018 | 09:03 RPC profit falls due to higher polymer prices; asset write downs 28 Nov 2018 | 07:18 UK stocks trade higher after soft UK services PMI 05 Nov 2018 | 12:01 RPC suitors Apollo, Bain extend takeover bid deadline 05 Nov 2018 | 07:19 FTSE supported by stronger miners 09 Oct 2018 | 16:45 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on RPC Group PLC 09 Oct 2018 | 10:40 FTSE flat as upbeat UK data and improved Brexit outlook lifts sterling 10 Sep 2018 | 16:43 Rising banks boost FTSE 10 Sep 2018 | 12:02 UK stocks open flat as far-right ascends in Sweden 10 Sep 2018 | 08:53 RPC Group talking to Apollo, Bain about possible sale of company 10 Sep 2018 | 07:10 US-Mexico trade deal drives FTSE higher 28 Aug 2018 | 16:44 Mining rally fuels FTSE rise 28 Aug 2018 | 11:49

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
1,357.6
1,265.5
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
1,899.4
1,952.9
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
120.5
159.3
Total Non-Current Assets
3,377.5
3,377.7
Inventory
524.9
480.2
Trade & Receivables
663.6
625.9
Cash & Receivables
186.5
258.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
30.9
9.9
Total Assets
4,783.4
4,751.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,230.4
1,084.6
Long Term Liabilities
1,632.9
1,844.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,863.3
2,929.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
1,920.1
1,822.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
20.4
20.8
Minority Interests
3.0
0.3
Retained Earnings
335.4
222.1
Share Premium Account
689.9
680.6
Other Equity
871.4
898.9
Total Equity
1,920.1
1,822.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
386.7
276.5
Cashflow Before Financing
81.1
-835.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-54.7
85.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
3,747.7
2,747.2
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
355.7
192.0
Pre-Tax Profit
316.6
154.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
253.8
132.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
27 Dec 2018
25 Jan 2019
H2 Dividend
09 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
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
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