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Current Price 377.50p Bid 376.50p Ask 377.50p Change 1.75%
Last Updated: 26/09/2018 15:48. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

SThree plc is a leading international specialist staffing business, providing permanent and contract specialist staff to a diverse client base of over 7,000 clients. From its well-established position as a major player in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector the Group has broadened the base of its operations to include businesses serving the Banking & Finance, Energy, Engineering and Life Sciences sectors. Since launching its original business, Computer Futures, in 1986, the Group has adopted a multi-brand strategy, establishing new operations to address growth opportunities. SThree brands include Computer Futures, Huxley Associates, Progressive and The Real Staffing Group. The Group has circa 2,700 employees in sixteen countries.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/11/2017

Turnover
£1,114.53m
Operating Profit
£38.18m
Dividend Yield
3.78
Dividend Per Share
14.00
Dividend Cover
1.54
P/E Ratio
17.23

Key Personnel

Gary Paul Elden
Chief Executive Officer
Alex Smith
Chief Financial Officer
Edward Justin Hughes
Executive Director
James Daniel Bilefield
Non-Executive Chairman
Anne Kathleen Fahy
Non-Executive Director
Denise Rosemary Collis
Non-Executive Director
Barrie Christopher Brien
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
STHR
ISIN
GB00B0KM9T71
Shares in Issue
130,523,629
Market cap
£483.59m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
60.00%
Buy
 
40.00%
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
377.00p
Bid Price
376.50p
Ask Price
377.50p
Volume
28221
Change Today
6.50p
% Change Today
1.75%
Open
372.50p
Previous Close
370.50p
Intraday High
379.00p
Intraday Low
371.50p
52 Week High
390.00p
52 Week Low
315.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

SThree Intra-day Chart

SThree News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

SThree profit up 13% as international growth offsets UK slump 14 Sep 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on SThree PLC 14 Sep 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on SThree PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on SThree PLC 23 Jul 2018 | 08:10 SThree earnings up 11% as Europe, US offset weak performance at home 15 Jun 2018 | 09:37 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 14 Jun 2018 | 17:45 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 14 Jun 2018 | 17:45 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 05 Apr 2018 | 12:15 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 15 Mar 2018 | 10:40 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 08 Mar 2018 | 17:00 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 01 Mar 2018 | 15:25 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 01 Mar 2018 | 15:25 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on SThree PLC 29 Jan 2018 | 08:10 SThree sets out key dates for 2018 03 Jan 2018 | 15:03 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on SThree PLC 03 Jan 2018 | 10:20 SThree issues shares 19 Dec 2017 | 13:09 SThree expects slight profit beat 15 Dec 2017 | 09:38 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 14 Dec 2017 | 15:40 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 14 Dec 2017 | 15:40 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on SThree PLC 13 Dec 2017 | 12:10 SThree updates on relocation plans 01 Nov 2017 | 15:04 Director Deals - SThree PLC (STHR) 13 Oct 2017 | 17:25

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Tangible Assets
6.8
7.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
11.4
11.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
6.0
3.2
Total Non-Current Assets
24.1
21.9
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
226.6
189.2
Cash & Receivables
21.3
15.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1.5
4.7
Total Assets
273.5
231.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Short Term Liabilities
190.7
154.9
Long Term Liabilities
2.2
0.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
192.8
155.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Net Assets
80.7
75.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Share Capital
1.3
1.3
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
59.1
52.3
Share Premium Account
28.8
27.4
Other Equity
-8.6
-5.4
Total Equity
80.7
75.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
29.3
33.8
Cashflow Before Financing
22.3
25.9
Increase / Decrease in Cash
8.3
1.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2016
Turnover
1,114.5
959.9
Cost of Sales
826.9
701.2
Gross Profit
287.7
258.7
Operating Profit
38.2
37.8
Pre-Tax Profit
37.7
37.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
27.6
27.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
01 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
H2 Dividend
26 Apr 2018
08 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
02 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
H2 Dividend
04 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
03 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
H2 Dividend
28 Apr 2016
03 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
05 Nov 2015
11 Dec 2015
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2015
05 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
06 Nov 2014
05 Dec 2014
H2 Dividend
30 Apr 2014
04 Jun 2014
H1 Dividend
06 Nov 2013
06 Dec 2013
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