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Current Price 724.00p Bid 724.00p Ask 725.00p Change 1.19%
Last Updated: 18/02/2019 11:52. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Softcat plc provides corporate and public sector organisations with IT infrastructure solutions, including the products and services they may require to design, implement, support and manage these solutions, on premise, in the cloud or a combination of both. Softcat's solutions include software licensing and sales, hardware sales and professional and managed services for its customers' core IT requirements, such as workplace technology, data centre infrastructure and networking and security. While Softcat's customers primarily comprise small-to-medium-sized business customers, Softcat also provides its solutions to public sector customers (which Softcat defines as UK government, healthcare and education organisations) and enterprise customers.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/07/2018

Turnover
£1,081.68m
Operating Profit
£68.02m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
12.10
Dividend Cover
2.31
P/E Ratio
25.66

Key Personnel

Graeme Alistair Watt
Chief Executive Officer
Graham Charlton
Chief Financial Officer
Martin John Hellawell
Non-Executive Chairman
Peter John Ventress
Non-Executive Director
Vinodka Murria
Non-Executive Director
Lee Dale Ginsberg
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SCT
ISIN
GB00BYZDVK82
Shares in Issue
198,250,486
Market cap
£1,419.47m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
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
724.50p
Bid Price
724.00p
Ask Price
725.00p
Volume
15848
Change Today
8.50p
% Change Today
1.19%
Open
713.00p
Previous Close
716.00p
Intraday High
728.65p
Intraday Low
711.84p
52 Week High
888.00p
52 Week Low
524.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Softcat Intra-day Chart

Softcat News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 31 Jan 2019 | 16:10 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 31 Jan 2019 | 09:20 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 31 Jan 2019 | 09:15 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 30 Jan 2019 | 16:40 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 16 Jan 2019 | 14:30 FTSE rally loses some steam as market hopes for a trade deal are disappointed 09 Jan 2019 | 16:42 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 09 Jan 2019 | 15:55 FTSE on the front foot as optimism builds 09 Jan 2019 | 11:53 UK stocks open 0.8% higher as trade optimism mounts 09 Jan 2019 | 09:05 Softcat trading 'materially ahead' of previous expectations 09 Jan 2019 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 29 Nov 2018 | 12:10 FTSE falls as downbeat Brexit forecasts fail to drag sterling lower 28 Nov 2018 | 16:57 UK stocks open 0.1% higher; led by miners 28 Nov 2018 | 09:03 Softcat grows revenue and operating profit in first quarter 28 Nov 2018 | 07:06 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 18 Oct 2018 | 10:50 Global equities reverse as European car sales slip 17 Oct 2018 | 17:03 FTSE rises on stronger miners and weaker sterling 17 Oct 2018 | 11:59 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 17 Oct 2018 | 10:50 UK stocks open 0.2% higher after Wall Street rally 17 Oct 2018 | 09:08 Softcat profit jumps 43%; declares another special dividend 17 Oct 2018 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 17 Jul 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 11 Jul 2018 | 16:50 FTSE 100 trades higher as political tensions dampen 10 Jul 2018 | 16:58 FTSE manages modest rise after strong UK economic data 10 Jul 2018 | 11:57 Softcat sees profit 'materially ahead' of prior expectations 10 Jul 2018 | 07:39 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 25 Jun 2018 | 09:10 Softcat expects annual results to beat market expectations 23 May 2018 | 07:49 Director Deals - Softcat Plc (SCT) 11 Apr 2018 | 15:35 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 22 Mar 2018 | 16:00 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Softcat Plc 22 Mar 2018 | 08:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Tangible Assets
5.1
5.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
0.3
0.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1.4
0.9
Total Non-Current Assets
6.8
7.0
Inventory
8.6
7.0
Trade & Receivables
206.0
173.5
Cash & Receivables
72.8
61.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
294.2
249.1

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Short Term Liabilities
193.4
160.7
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
193.4
160.7

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Net Assets
100.8
88.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Share Capital
0.1
0.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
95.7
86.9
Share Premium Account
5.0
4.7
Other Equity
0.0
-3.2
Total Equity
100.8
88.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
57.1
41.0
Cashflow Before Financing
56.1
39.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
11.2
-0.7

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2017
Turnover
1,081.7
832.5
Cost of Sales
906.5
696.2
Gross Profit
175.2
136.3
Operating Profit
68.0
50.2
Pre-Tax Profit
68.1
50.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
55.0
40.1

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Special Dividend
01 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
H2 Dividend
01 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
H1 Dividend
29 Mar 2018
11 May 2018
Special Dividend
02 Nov 2017
15 Dec 2017
H2 Dividend
02 Nov 2017
15 Dec 2017
H1 Dividend
30 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Special Dividend
17 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
H2 Dividend
17 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
H1 Dividend
31 Mar 2016
29 Apr 2016
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