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UDG Healthcare

Current Price 880.18p Bid 899.50p Ask 900.00p Change 2.27%
Last Updated: 24/05/2018 18:22. 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 commercial, clinical, communications and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing over 9,000 people with operations in 24 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. UDG Healthcare plc operates across three divisions: Ashfield, Sharp and Aquilant. Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, operating across two broad areas of activity: commercial & clinical services, and communications services. 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 biotechnology industries, operating from state-of-the-art facilities in the US and Europe. Aquilant is a leading provider of outsourced sales, marketing, distribution and engineering services to the medical and scientific sectors in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2017

Turnover
£1,219.76m
Operating Profit
£103.19m
Dividend Yield
1.31
Dividend Per Share
13.30
Dividend Cover
2.07
P/E Ratio
30.38

Key Personnel

Brendan Patrick McAtamney
Chief Executive
Nigel Bernard John Clerkin
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Corbin
md, Ashfield Healthcare
Peter Gray
Non-Executive Chairman
Christopher David Brinsmead
Non-Executive Director
Lisa Ricciardi
Non-Executive Director
Nancy Miller-Rich
Non-Executive Director
Dr Linda Wilding
Non-Executive Director
Myles Peter Lee
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
UDG
ISIN
IE0033024807
Shares in Issue
248,595,139
Market cap
£2,187.64m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
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
900.00p
Bid Price
899.50p
Ask Price
900.00p
Volume
1728254
Change Today
20.00p
% Change Today
2.27%
Open
878.50p
Previous Close
900.00p
Intraday High
905.00p
Intraday Low
878.00p
52 Week High
963.00p
52 Week Low
741.00p
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 MoneyAM

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 Broker Forecast - N+1 Singer issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 07 Feb 2018 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 07 Feb 2018 | 08:30 Global sell-off keeps FTSE in the red 30 Jan 2018 | 16:47 UDG Healthcare forecasts FY earnings per share growth of 18-21% 30 Jan 2018 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 17 Jan 2018 | 14:10 UDG Healthcare appoints Nigel Clerkin as chief financial officer 19 Dec 2017 | 08:03 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 07 Dec 2017 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 04 Dec 2017 | 10:20 UDG Healthcare profits rise 28 Nov 2017 | 08:11 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 09 Nov 2017 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - N+1 Singer issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 01 Nov 2017 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 31 Oct 2017 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 04 Oct 2017 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Cantor Fitzgerald issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 18 Sep 2017 | 08:40 UDG Healthcare acquires MicroMass Communications for $75.8m 14 Sep 2017 | 07:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 14 Aug 2017 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 14 Aug 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 10 Aug 2017 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 04 Aug 2017 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Stifel issues a broker note on UDG Healthcare PLC 03 Aug 2017 | 10:20 Positive trading update from Next excites investors 03 Aug 2017 | 09:01 UDG hikes EPS guidance 03 Aug 2017 | 07:08 ITV rallies after nabbing easyJet CEO 17 Jul 2017 | 12:08 Higher commodity prices trigger mining sector rally 17 Jul 2017 | 09:09

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Tangible Assets
168.4
122.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
770.2
441.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
26.5
36.3
Total Non-Current Assets
965.1
600.5
Inventory
55.1
49.2
Trade & Receivables
307.4
209.5
Cash & Receivables
187.5
384.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
4.9
11.4
Total Assets
1,520.0
1,254.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Short Term Liabilities
279.0
263.3
Long Term Liabilities
360.3
268.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
639.3
531.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Net Assets
880.7
723.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Share Capital
14.6
12.7
Minority Interests
0.1
0.0
Retained Earnings
836.1
595.5
Share Premium Account
196.5
156.1
Other Equity
-166.7
-41.3
Total Equity
880.7
723.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
107.8
66.9
Cashflow Before Financing
-155.1
366.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-246.5
185.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Turnover
1,219.8
943.1
Cost of Sales
871.9
659.0
Gross Profit
347.9
284.1
Operating Profit
103.2
87.8
Pre-Tax Profit
92.8
75.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
71.9
193.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H1 Dividend
15 May 2013
16 Jul 2013
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