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Vertu Motors

Current Price 22.60p Bid 22.10p Ask 26.20p Change -4.24%
Last Updated: 11/07/2020 05:23. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

The Vertu Motors group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. Formed in 2006 with the aim of consolidating UK motor retail businesses, it has become the fifth largest motor retailer in the country, operating from over 130 locations.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/02/2020

Revenue
£3,064.53m
Operating Profit/Loss
£16.47m
Dividend yield (%)
1.90
Total dividend for year
0.6000p
Dividend cover
8.53
P/E Ratio
6.20

Key Personnel

Mrs Karen Anderson
CFO & Director
Mr Robert Forrester
Chief Executive Officer
Mr David Crane
Executive Director
Ms Pauline Ann Best
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Andrew Goss
Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Peter Jones
Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Ken Lever
Non-Executive Director
Mr William Moore Teasdale
Non-Executive Director
Mr Chris Taylor
Operations Director
Mr Colin Kent
Operations Director
Mr Ian Harrison
Operations Director
Mr Jatinder Aujla
Operations Director
Mr Mike Rich
Operations Director
Mr Tim Tozer
Operations Director

Stock Details

EPIC
VTU
ISIN
GB00B1GK4645
Shares in Issue
369.17m
Market cap
£83.43m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
22.60p
Bid Price
22.10p
Ask Price
26.20p
Volume
1,950,544
Change Today
-1.00p
% Change Today
-4.24%
Open
23.10p
Previous Close
22.60p
Intraday High
23.90p
Intraday Low
22.50p
52 Week High
42.00p
52 Week Low
17.26p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
3,064.53
2,982.20
Operating Profit/Loss
16.47
29.01
Net Interest
-9.16
-3.68
Pre-Tax Profit
7.32
25.33
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
2.99
20.54
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
2.99
20.54
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
2.99
20.54
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
0.6000p
1.6000p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
Basic
0.81p
5.45p
Diluted
0.80p
5.37p
Adjusted
5.12p
5.10p
Dividend per Share
0.6000p
1.6000p

Assets

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
316.16
224.82
Intangible Assets
101.44
114.88
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
8.87
6.47
Current Assets
Inventories
639.18
618.67
Trade & Other Receivables
71.72
62.89
Cash at Bank & In Hand
40.84
66.52
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
0.42
1.32
Total Assets
1,178.62
1,095.58

Liabilities

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
39.62
23.17
Other Current Liabilities
730.18
732.09
Total Current Liabilities
769.80
755.25
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
126.48
43.60
Provisions
8.18
7.59
Other Non-Current Liabilities
10.79
12.49
Total Non-Current Liabilities
145.45
63.69
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
915.24
818.94

Net Assets

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
263.37
276.64

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
36.92
37.66
Share Premium Account
124.94
124.94
Other Reserves
12.24
12.09
Retained Earnings
89.27
101.95
Shareholders Funds
263.37
276.64
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
263.37
276.64

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
05 Dec 2019
17 Jan 2020
0.60p
Interim
05 Dec 2019
17 Jan 2020
0.60p
Final
27 Jun 2019
29 Jul 2019
1.05p
Interim
06 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
0.55p
Final
21 Jun 2018
30 Jul 2018
0.95p
Interim
07 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
0.55p
Final
29 Jun 2017
31 Jul 2017
0.90p
Interim
22 Dec 2016
20 Jan 2017
0.50p
Final
23 Jun 2016
26 Jul 2016
0.85p
Interim
24 Dec 2015
22 Jan 2016
0.45p
Final
18 May 2011
26 Jul 2011
0.30p
Interim
05 Jan 2011
28 Jan 2011
0.20p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
29 Feb 2020
28 Feb 2019
Dividend growth
-62.50%
6.67%
Dividend yield
1.90%
4.10%
Dividend cover
8.53
3.19
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