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UDG Healthcare

Current Price 558.00p Bid 558.00p Ask 559.00p Change -4.04%
Last Updated: 19/02/2019 19:40. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

UDG Healthcare plc (formerly United Drug plc) is a leading international partner of choice delivering advisory, communication, commercial, clinical and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing over 8,500 people with operations in 26 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. UDG Healthcare plc operates across two divisions: Ashfield and Sharp. Ashfield is a global leader in advisory, communication, commercial and clinical services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. It focuses on supporting healthcare professionals and patients at all stages of the product life cycle. The division provides field and contact centre sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information and event management services to over 300 healthcare companies. Sharp is a global leader in contract commercial packaging and clinical trial packaging services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, operating from state-of the-art facilities in the US and Europe.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2018

Turnover
£1,315.19m
Operating Profit
£5.50m
Dividend Yield
2.24
Dividend Per Share
16.00
Dividend Cover
0.10
P/E Ratio
383.66

Key Personnel

Brendan Patrick McAtamney
Chief Executive
Nigel Bernard John Clerkin
Chief Financial Officer
Peter Gray
Non-Executive Chairman
Erik van Snippenberg
Non-Executive Director
Shane Cooke
Non-Executive Director
Peter Alan Chambré
Non-Executive Director
Christopher David Brinsmead
Non-Executive Director
Christopher Corbin
Non-Executive Director
Myles Peter Lee
Non-Executive Director
Nancy Miller-Rich
Non-Executive Director
Lisa Ricciardi
Non-Executive Director
Dr Linda Wilding
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UDG
ISIN
IE0033024807
Shares in Issue
248,712,639
Market cap
£1,459.94m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
25.00%
Hold
 
25.00%
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
558.00p
Bid Price
558.00p
Ask Price
559.00p
Volume
1074827
Change Today
-23.50p
% Change Today
-4.04%
Open
581.00p
Previous Close
558.00p
Intraday High
585.68p
Intraday Low
558.00p
52 Week High
950.50p
52 Week Low
548.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

UDG Healthcare Intra-day Chart

UDG Healthcare News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 04 Feb 2019 | 09:00 UDG Healthcare forecasts 4-6% rise in annual earnings per share 29 Jan 2019 | 07:14 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 11 Jan 2019 | 13:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 09 Jan 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 14 Dec 2018 | 12:40 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 28 Nov 2018 | 11:10 UDG Healthcare profit sinks after asset sale loss 27 Nov 2018 | 13:23 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 07 Nov 2018 | 11:10 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 21 Sep 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 20 Sep 2018 | 12:15 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 13 Aug 2018 | 15:40 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 13 Aug 2018 | 15:35 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 09 Aug 2018 | 09:00 Weak sterling boosts FTSE as trade war concerns weigh on Wall Street 08 Aug 2018 | 16:53 FTSE rises as investors remain upbeat on China's prospects amid trade war 08 Aug 2018 | 11:45 UK stocks open 0.3% higher on weaker pound, China stimulus hopes 08 Aug 2018 | 09:09 UDG Healthcare sells Aquilant unit to H2 Equity Partners for €23m 08 Aug 2018 | 07:21 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 05 Jul 2018 | 08:00 UK stocks open 0.1% higher as German government tensions ease 03 Jul 2018 | 09:00 UDG Healthcare acquires New York businesses for $82.4m 03 Jul 2018 | 07:20 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 15 Jun 2018 | 14:30 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 15 Jun 2018 | 14:30 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 06 Jun 2018 | 11:10 FTSE fails to stay above 7,900 22 May 2018 | 16:51 UDG Healthcare profit falls on write-down, guidance maintained 22 May 2018 | 07:13 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 17 May 2018 | 13:00 UDG Healthcare confirms appointment of Nigel Clerkin as CFO 01 May 2018 | 07:29 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 17 Apr 2018 | 09:10 Director Deals - UDG Healthcare PLC (UDG) 14 Mar 2018 | 17:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
179.6
168.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
757.5
770.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
28.3
26.5
Total Non-Current Assets
965.4
965.1
Inventory
31.3
55.1
Trade & Receivables
347.2
307.4
Cash & Receivables
180.1
187.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3.3
4.9
Total Assets
1,527.2
1,520.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
278.8
279.0
Long Term Liabilities
363.0
360.3
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
641.8
639.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
885.3
880.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
14.6
14.6
Minority Interests
0.2
0.1
Retained Earnings
808.7
836.1
Share Premium Account
197.8
196.5
Other Equity
-136.0
-166.7
Total Equity
885.3
880.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
102.5
107.8
Cashflow Before Financing
26.2
-155.1
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-6.9
-246.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
1,315.2
1,219.8
Cost of Sales
933.6
871.9
Gross Profit
381.6
347.9
Operating Profit
5.5
103.2
Pre-Tax Profit
8.4
92.8
Profit / Loss for the Year
3.9
71.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
10 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
H1 Dividend
31 May 2018
26 Jun 2018
H2 Dividend
11 Jan 2018
05 Feb 2018
H1 Dividend
01 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
19 Jan 2017
13 Feb 2017
H1 Dividend
26 May 2016
20 Jun 2016
H2 Dividend
03 Dec 2015
19 Feb 2016
H1 Dividend
21 May 2015
03 Jul 2015
H2 Dividend
27 Nov 2014
23 Feb 2015
H1 Dividend
21 May 2014
17 Jul 2014
H2 Dividend
27 Nov 2013
24 Feb 2014
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